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
CUIABA, Brazil - Luis Suárez ended a goal scoring drought for Uruguay that threatened to go a fifth straight game.The veteran striker's 66th-minute equalizer helped Uruguay to 1-1 draw against Chile at the Copa America on Monday ( ...
Jun 22, 2021
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Striker Edinson Cavani is the most notable absentee in Uruguay's squad announced on Friday for the two opening rounds of World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.Cavani's contract with Paris Saint-Germain ended in June. ...
Oct 3, 2020
SÃO PAULO - The group stage of the Copa America ended with Brazil and Uruguay still the favorites and Argentina still unable to meet expectations.Colombia also impressed early on, finishing with a perfect record and without conceding any goals, while two- ...
Jun 26, 2019
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez led Uruguay to a comfortable 4-0 win over 10-man Ecuador in the Copa America on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Uruguay also scored with Nicolas Lodeiro and an own-goal by Ecuadorean defender ...
Jun 17, 2019
LAS VEGAS - The spot that USA Basketball hopes to have in next year's FIBA World Cup cannot be clinched nor lost on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), when the Americans play host to Uruguay to begin the second round of qualifying. ...
Sep 14, 2018
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia - A shot that flew directly at the hands of the opposing goalkeeper turned into a World Cup goal for Antoine Griezmann.The France striker scored the second goal in his team's 2-0 quarterfinal victory over Uruguay ...
Jul 7, 2018
MOSCOW - What to watch for in Friday's matchups at the Cup quarterfinals:TEAMMATES VS. TEAMMATESThe first match features a number of teammates on their professional clubs facing off against each other when France takes on Uruguay in Nizhny Novgorod. France ...
Jul 6, 2018
SAMARA, Russia - Luis Suarez finally got rattled at this year's World Cup.Sitting at the podium in the post-match news conference following Uruguay's 3-0 victory over Russia, a reporter asked him why he often wore a ...
Jun 29, 2018
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - With a single goal, Luis Suarez settled the fate of four teams in the group stage of the World Cup.The controversial striker, who was making his 100th appearance in his national team's light blue, scored ...
Jun 21, 2018
YEKATERINBURG, Russia - Uruguay striker Luis Suarez arrived at the World Cup intent to put disastrous previous tournaments behind him.After one game, he's got some work to do to make a positive mark.Suarez was vilified in South Africa in ...
Jun 16, 2018
YEKATERINBURG, Russia - Uruguay won its opening match at the World Cup for the first time in 48 years, getting an 89th-minute goal from defender Jose Gimenez in a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Group A on Friday.Gimenez jumped in ...
Jun 15, 2018
FOUR decades later, basketball is coming back home.The Philippines finally clinched the hosting of the 2023 World Cup Saturday night as its consortium with Indonesia and Japan got the nod of the majority within the FIBA Central Board over the intense, ...
Dec 9, 2017
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is banking on the so-called 'Power of 3' and the certainty that the basketball bar would be raised if and when the Philippines gets the nod as the main host of the FIBA World Cup ...
Dec 4, 2017
MANNY V. Pangilinan is looking forward with guarded optimism to the ambitious bid to bring to the country the 2023 Fiba World Cup.The battle for the hosting of the world basketball championship has been reduced into a two-way race between ...
Nov 30, 2017
IN a show of solidarity, Uruguay's Luis Suarez modeled a uniform with No. 20 on the front and Argentina's Lionel Messi stood alongside him wearing No. 30. The gesture by the Barcelona teammates came on the same day ...
Sep 1, 2017
CARACAS, Venezuela - Milagros de Astudillo woke up early in the morning, startled by the shouting and loud noises coming from her home in a working-class neighborhood in Venezuela's capital.After another restless night of anti-government protests and violent ...
Jun 10, 2017
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Striker Luis Suarez will miss Uruguay's friendlies against Ireland and Italy because of a right leg muscle injury.The Uruguay Football Association says on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that Suarez was injured in training and will be out ...
May 26, 2017
THE U.S. men's basketball team will begin the long road to the 2020 Olympics when it opens FIBA AmeriCup 2017 preliminary-round play in Montevideo, Uruguay.The Americans were drawn into Group C on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) along ...
Apr 21, 2017
SAO PAULO - Brazil was not intimidated by more than 60,000 raucous fans at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, beating second-place Uruguay, 4-1, in South America's World Cup qualifying group to retain the lead in the standings after ...
Mar 25, 2017
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