THE Philippine Azkals will hold a training camp in Qatar this month in preparation for the remaining matches in the third round of the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers set in Suzhou, China.Philippine Football Federation president Mariano Araneta revealed the development ...
May 5, 2021
A member of the San Sebastian Stags team that reached the NCAA men's Final Four in the mid-2000 and center of Harbour Centre-Taguig in the inaugural season of Liga Pilipinas passed away on Maundy Thursday.Francis de Leon died ...
Apr 2, 2021
KAI Sotto left for the US amid a social media blackout on Sunday night, turning his attention back to his NBA G League career after a bid to make his debut with the Gilas Pilipinas seniors team was aborted after a spate ...
Feb 15, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas' two games in the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers will push through all.Just hours after Gilas Pilipinas announced it was breaking up camp, Fiba released a memorandum late Friday night stating two games will ...
Feb 12, 2021
CHICAGO - I drank the Kool-Aid. So much, I almost drowned. Heck, I even served it to many of you, who gladly, effusively took a swig.Right now, though, it's not tasting good. Kind of bland with a hint of ...
Feb 12, 2021
DOHA, Qatar - Bayern Munich beat Tigres 1-0 to win the Club World Cup on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) for its sixth title under coach Hansi Flick, hours after midfielder Thomas Müller tested positive for the coronavirus.In front of a ...
Feb 12, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas' campaign in the final window of the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers is in danger of not pushing through as grim signs point to the tournament being cancelled.News coming out of Doha, Qatar - venue of the final qualifiers for ...
Feb 11, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas' schedule inside the Doha bubble is now set.All three games of the Philippine national team for the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers will be held at Al-Gharafa Sports Club Multipurpose Hall, based on ...
Feb 4, 2021
KAI Sotto is set to arrive on Tuesday night and begin his preparations with Gilas Pilipinas for the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio told the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum ...
Feb 2, 2021
QATAR will serve as host for Gilas Pilipinas and the rest of Group A in the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.Fiba announced late Thursday night that Doha will be the bubble city for three groups in the ...
Jan 28, 2021
MUSCAT, Oman - The 2030 Asian Games were awarded to Doha on Wednesday and the 2034 event went to Riyadh after a deal was struck between the rival nations.The Qatari capital of Doha beat Saudi Arabian counterpart Riyadh for the 2030 Games ...
Dec 16, 2020
By NEIL BARKER and ROB HARRISLONDON - It could be the Duel in Doha.Preparing to host the 2022 World Cup, Qatar is now looking to attract big-name boxing.Promoter Bob Arum has been in talks with Qatari officials about bringing a ...
Nov 14, 2020
ALDIN Ayo gets a fresh start with Manila Chooks TM as he was named head coach of the professional 3x3 team."I'm very grateful because, for me, this will bring another dimension to my coaching career," said the decorated mentor ...
Nov 9, 2020
ZURICH - Qatar made the biggest move up FIFA's world rankings in 2019, driven by winning the Asian Cup.FIFA's year-end rankings published Thursday (Friday, Manila time) put Belgium at No. 1 for the second straight year.Qatar ...
Dec 20, 2019
DOHA, Qatar - With cameras in the starting blocks peering up the legs of athletes into their eyes, television viewers have been taken closer to the action than ever before at the world championships.Just too up close and personal for some athletes." ...
Oct 3, 2019
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - Lionel Messi avoided another disappointment with the national team as Argentina escaped elimination in the group stage of the Copa America.Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero scored a goal in each half as Argentina defeated guest team Qatar 2- ...
Jun 24, 2019
SAO PAULO - Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America on Wednesday.After squandering ...
Jun 20, 2019
RIO DE JANEIRO - Qatar refused to panic as it recovered from a two-goal deficit to draw, 2-2, with Paraguay in its Copa America debut on Sunday.The Asian champions could have done even better at the Maracana but Paraguay goalkeeper ...
Jun 17, 2019
DOHA, Qatar - Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez will begin his coaching career with Qatari club Al-Sadd.Al-Sadd says Xavi is taking charge of the team he helped become Qatari league champion this season.The 39-year-old midfielder played four seasons ...
May 29, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas Men's 3x3 bowed out contention for the the 2019 Fiba 3x3 Asia Cup main tournament, losing to Qatar, 21-17, on Thursday at Changsha, China.Playing without flamboyant guard Ricci Rivero, who suffered an ankle sprain in the ...
May 22, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas played what was easily its best game under Yeng Guiao in the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers on Thursday night away to Qatar.In didn't happen by accident.Backed against the wall, the Philippine side found another gear ...
Feb 22, 2019
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