MADRID - Spanish authorities in the Andalucia region told local citizens on Tuesday that they have no reason to be concerned about the arrival of a Chinese soccer club from Wuhan for a preseason training camp.Wuhan Zall, based in the center of ...
Jan 29, 2020
SYDNEY - Rafael Nadal won a revamped Davis Cup in November and he lost Sunday's final of the ATP Cup, the newest international team competition.He thinks it's too much.After walking off following another hardcourt loss to Novak ...
Jan 13, 2020
SYDNEY - Rafael Nadal was coming off a really late night, and was determined to finish work before midnight on the eve of the inaugural ATP Cup final against Serbia.After more than 20 tight games against 20-year-old Alex de Minaur&# ...
Jan 12, 2020
MADRID - Rafael Nadal gave all he had on the Caja Mágica center court in Madrid.The top-ranked Spanish star even admitted he risked getting injured by playing eight matches - five singles, three doubles - in six days at the Davis Cup ...
Nov 25, 2019
MADRID - Rafael Nadal kept Spain's hopes alive, then Marcel Granollers and Feliciano López completed the comeback in the decisive doubles match to give the hosts a 2-1 win over Russia in the inaugural Davis Cup Finals.Granollers and ...
Nov 20, 2019
MOST of the continent's major soccer powers are in cruise control as they close in on qualification for next year's European Championship.Some are likely to secure their place in the finals this week, with two or three ...
Oct 9, 2019
RICKY Rubio of Spain was crowned as the MVP of the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.Rubio averaged 16.4 points and 6.0 assists throughout the tournament to win the individual award in helping Spain capture the Fiba Basketball ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions.He's getting good at hoisting trophies.Gasol got ...
Sep 15, 2019
AUSTRALIA center Andrew Bogut faces a Fiba probe after his profanity-laced rant against the world basketball body and its referees after the Boomers' loss to Spain in their World Cup semifinal on Friday,.Bogut complained loudly and profanely after his ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Lamar Odom, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.Those are the only five players to win an NBA title and a gold medal in the same year, whether it was in FIBA or Olympic competition, with Pippen doing ...
Sep 14, 2019
AUSTRALIA veteran Andrew Bogut minced no words after the Boomers suffered a heartbreaking 95-88 double-overtime loss to Spain in their Fiba World Cup semifinal at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center on Friday night.Bogut was left fuming by a number ...
Sep 13, 2019
SPAIN turned to Sergio Llull in the second overtime to turn back a tenacious Australia side, 95-88, on Friday night and reach the final of the 2019 Fiba World Cup at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center.Llull hit the three-pointer ...
Sep 13, 2019
BEIJING - There's plenty of NBA talent left among the World Cup semifinalists, even if that foursome does not include the United States.Spain, France and Australia are stocked with 13 current NBA players. Only Argentina doesn't have one, although its ...
Sep 13, 2019
SPAIN beat Serbia, 81-69, on Sunday night in the battle of undefeated teams in the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in Wuhan.Ricky Rubio led from the front by contributing 19 points for Spain, which took first place in Group J ...
Sep 8, 2019
FRANCE and Australia reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Saturday. They join Serbia, Spain, Poland and Argentina in the final eight.The last two quarterfinal spots will be decided Monday when the United States (4-0) faces Brazil (3-1) ...
Sep 8, 2019
GABE Norwood made the highlight reels of the 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup in Spain when he threw down a dunk against NBA veteran Luis Scola in Gilas Pilipinas' match against Argentina in Seville, Spain.But did you know that the dunk ...
Aug 23, 2019
A missed opportunity to play against Spain. Now a missed opportunity to have a Spanish trainer.Coach Yeng Guiao disclosed Gilas Pilipinas will no longer be able to avail of the services of trainer and physiotherapist Jaime Capella for the coming FIBA ...
Aug 18, 2019
FAILING to earn a shot against Spain, Poy Erram and some members of Gilas Pilipinas took the next best thing just to get a close look at the world's no. 2 ranked team.Take a picture with the Spanish team.Erram ...
Aug 16, 2019
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - The U.S. and Spain are facing off Friday night (Saturday, Manila time), a matchup of the two top-ranked basketball teams in the world and a possible precursor to a medal-round meeting next month at the World ...
Aug 16, 2019
DESPITE missing out on a chance to face world No. 2 Spain, Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao was more than satisfied with the 10-day European training camp the team had in its preparation for the FIBA World Cup.In particular, Guiao ...
Aug 13, 2019
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