LESS than 24 hours after being booted out of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Gilas Pilipinas is taking the first available flight back home.The national team headed by coach Tab Baldwin goes back home from Serbia and will depart for Manila ...
Jul 2, 2021
ANDREW Wiggins steered Canada to the knockout rounds of the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria with a 30-point rout of China, 109-79, on Wednesday at Victoria Memorial Arena (Thursday, Manila time).The Golden State Warriors swingman fired 20 points ...
Jul 1, 2021
ANDREW Wiggins and RJ Barrett buoyed Canada to a 97-91 victory over Greece in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria on Tuesday at Victoria Memorial Arena (Wednesday, Manila time) .Golden State Warriors winger Wiggins had 23 points built on three ...
Jun 30, 2021
ROME - Italy waited a long time for this European Championship to start and then showed on Friday just how eager the team was to play the tournament opener.After humiliatingly failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Italy was already back ...
Jun 12, 2021
LONDON - Thousands of English football fans will be hoping that a ban on international travel ends in time for them to get to Turkey in three weeks to see Chelsea and Manchester City contest the Champions League final without facing restrictions.In ...
May 6, 2021
JAJA Santiago is looking to explore other opportunities in different overseas leagues after her stint with Ageo Medics in the 2020-21 Japan V-League.Santiago bared in the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum that her agent has submitted her profile to ...
Feb 9, 2021
NBA
BOSTON Celtics center Enes Kanter says he will be able to play in his team's Christmas Day game in Toronto against the Raptors after discussions with the Canadian government.In a column published on Monday by The Globe and Mail, ...
Dec 24, 2019
RACISM and politics overshadowed results in European Championship qualifying on Monday as England's players were subjected to a barrage of racist abuse in Bulgaria and Turkey celebrated an equalizer against France by lining up to give a military salute.The ...
Oct 15, 2019
By Paulo CanalitaTHE nail-biting outcome of the game between Team USA and Turkey at the 2019 Fiba World Cup speaks volumes about how this current group of American NBA players just isn't the cream of the crop.Even head ...
Sep 5, 2019
SHANGHAI - Rui Hachimura believes his game has grown this summer. He knows his confidence has.It has been a hectic and nonexistent offseason for the soon-to-be Washington Wizards rookie - he was drafted No. 9 overall in June, played NBA summer ...
Sep 4, 2019
KHRIS Middleton sank two free throws with 2.1 seconds left in overtime as the United States escaped with a 93-92 win over Turkey on Tuesday night in the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in Shanghai, China.The Americans got away ...
Sep 3, 2019
AUSTRALIA leaned on Matthew Dellavedova to beat Canada, 108-92, on Sunday in Group H action in the Fiba Basketball World Cup in Dongguan, China.Dellavedova finished with 24 points, hitting six three-pointers, most of which came in the fourth quarter ...
Sep 1, 2019
KONYA, Turkey - Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday.Turkey has nine points from three wins and has yet to concede a goal in Group H. France ...
Jun 9, 2019
DORTMUND, Germany - Borussia Dortmund's Japan international Shinji Kagawa has turned down Bundesliga rival Hannover and instead joined Turkish side Besiktas on loan.Dortmund says Kagawa requested the move. The 29-year-old midfielder had only made two league appearances this ...
Feb 1, 2019
NBA
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking more than four years in prison for NBA player Enes Kanter on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Anadolu Agency says an indictment prepared by the Istanbul chief ...
Dec 21, 2017
ESKISEHIR, Turkey - Iceland stayed on the path to becoming the smallest nation to qualify for the World Cup after beating Turkey 3-0 on Friday.With Finland surprisingly holding Croatia to 1-1, and Ukraine taking three points from Kosovo after a ...
Oct 7, 2017
KIEV, Ukraine - Andriy Yarmolenko celebrated his 70th international appearance with two first-half goals to move Ukraine to the top of Group I with a 2-0 victory over Turkey on Saturday in World Cup qualifying.Despite trailing leaders Croatia and Iceland ...
Sep 3, 2017
THE Philippine Junior Blu Girls came away with back-to-back shutout victories over Turkey and South Africa on Wednesday to bolster their title bid in the XII Junior Women's Softball World Championship in Clearwater, California. The Filipinas defeated Turkey ...
Jul 27, 2017
NBA
CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed former second-round pick Cedi Osman.The Cavaliers announced the move on Tuesday. Osman has played the last five seasons for Anadolu Efes in the Turkish Basketball League. He gets a three-year deal worth $8. ...
Jul 19, 2017
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder center Enes Kanter's father has been detained in Turkey, the country's official news agency reported on Friday.Mehmet Kanter was detained in his Istanbul home for an investigation undertaken by a prosecutor's office ...
Jun 3, 2017
NBA
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romania's foreign minister says his country had no choice in detaining Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter in the capital's airport.Teodor Melescanu said Romania could not "proceed otherwise" in comments made to news.ro. ...
May 21, 2017
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