TWO of the country's medal hopefuls in the coming Tokyo Olympics showed the way for the country in its goodwill meet against Thailand over the weekend at the Surat Thani province.World champion Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam hacked out similar ...
Apr 5, 2021
THE Philippine boxing team goes up against its Thailand counterpart on Saturday in the first of two mini tournaments as the two countries prepare for major international meets including the Tokyo Olympics this July.Olympic-bound Nesthy Petecio, Irish Magno, and Carlo ...
Apr 3, 2021
CHICAGO - With one terse G League press release, Kai Sotto saw his cherished NBA dream flash before his eyes.What was supposed to be a storybook journey bypassed triumph and went straight to tragedy last night. Sadly, quickly, it ended before it ...
Feb 24, 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
A GOVERNMENT-imposed ban on travellers from certain countries owing to a new COVID-19 variant first recorded in the United Kingdom has put a cloud of uncertainty over the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers which the country will host next month.The ...
Jan 14, 2021
THERE'S a high chance that Eumir Marcial will rejoin the Philippine men's boxing team as early as next month in a planned training camp in Thailand.The 25-year-old native of Zamboanga said the plan has already been ...
Dec 21, 2020
KAI Sotto is set for his debut with the Gilas Pilipinas men's basketball team."I will be joining the national team," he said in a short video shown during the Fiba Smart Global Press Conference on Thursday. "I am excited. ...
Dec 17, 2020
NOT the superstitious kind, Dwight Ramos said that he never really did anything special before his perfect game against Thailand in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers."I don't have any pregame rituals," he admitted.Except for one remarkable difference ...
Dec 9, 2020
PHILIPPINE national football team coach Scott Cooper said it was a good decision on the part of Jarvey Gayoso's to play in the Thailand pro league.Gayoso is scheduled to leave Manila next week to sign a deal with Muangthong United, ...
Dec 7, 2020
VETERAN international coach Rajko Toroman believes the future is bright for Philippine basketball especially after witnessing how a youth-laden Gilas cadets team manhandled Thailand in the Fiba Asia Cup Qualifying second window over the weekend.Without stating the obvious, Toroman said ...
Dec 1, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas coach Jong Uichico gave the young crew which suited up in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama a passing grade.The veteran mentor couldn't be any more pleased with how the cadets performed in the Philippines&# ...
Dec 1, 2020
JAVI Gomez de Liano held the torch for the red-hot Gilas Pilipinas side as the young side aced the Manama bubble with a 24-point drubbing of Thailand, 93-69, on Monday in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers at the ...
Nov 30, 2020
MATT Nieto sprained his left foot in the third quarter of Gilas Pilipinas' duel against Thailand on Monday in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama.The Ateneo guard inadvertently stepped on the foot of Thai big man Chanatip Jakrawan ...
Nov 30, 2020
CALVIN Oftana and Jaydee Tungcab make their debut for Gilas Pilipinas for its final game against Thailand in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama.The two, who had been placed as reserves, replace Mike Nieto and Will Navarro in the ...
Nov 29, 2020
INDONESIA proved that it meant business in the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers, trouncing Thailand, 90-76, on Saturday at Khalifa Sport City in Manama.Brandon Jawato and Lester Prosper proved their worth for the Garuda, anchoring their ...
Nov 28, 2020
DWIGHT Ramos surprised even himself with his performance on Friday."It's probably my first game ever (that all my shots went in). The ball just went in today," he said.The hoop was certainly friendly to the Fil-Am guard ...
Nov 28, 2020
CONSIDER this first test passed.Gilas Pilipinas' all-cadets crew showed it was ready for primetime, taking down an all-pro Thailand team, 93-61, on Friday in the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers at the Khalifa ...
Nov 27, 2020
FRIDAY'S basketball overload has bit Greg Slaughter hard.The 2014 PBA Rookie of the Year expressed his excitement on the day's loaded schedule which will see his mother ballclub Ginebra and the Gilas Pilipinas national team hit the ...
Nov 27, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas' future begins today as the youthful national team takes its first challenge against a seasoned Thailand squad Friday in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers at Khalifa Sport City in Manama.It's the first big step for ...
Nov 27, 2020
KOBE Paras spearheads the Gilas Pilipinas' 12-man roster for the first of its two-game series against Thailand on Friday in the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.The second-generation star is expected to be the ...
Nov 26, 2020
THAILAND has submitted a lean 10-man roster for the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.Pressed for time, the Basketball Sport Association of Thailand (BSAT) will field in an all-local professional team without Thai-American main man ...
Nov 23, 2020
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