TEAM Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao played down former national team mentor Rajko Toroman's statement that his current pool is the 'best team ever assembled'.The Serbian mentor, who first handled the program almost a decade ago, was sure of what ...
Nov 12, 2018
IT'S a matter of wait and see now for the Philippine men's basketball team as Greg Slaughter has submitted all of the necessary documents to support his argument as a local for the September window of the 2019 ...
Sep 4, 2018
NOT a few fans expected a new-look Gilas Pilipinas pool at the turn of the year as the national team begins preparations for the second window of qualifying for the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China.So it was quite a ...
Jan 7, 2018
JULIO Lamas is no stranger to Gilas Pilipinas. More so for veterans like Jayson Castro, Gabe Norwood, Japeth Aguilar, and June Mar Fajardo who nearly pulled off a gigantic upset over Lamas and his Argentinian side during the 2014 World Cup in ...
Nov 24, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas is bracing for the worst.National coach Chot Reyes admitted the team is ready to go to war against Japan in the opener of the FIBA World Cup qualifier on Friday with an all-Filipino lineup given the uncertainty surrounding ...
Nov 18, 2017
FOR now, Andray Blatche will continue manning the fort for Gilas Pilipinas.With the qualifier for the 2019 World Cup set to start two weeks from now, Gilas is once again leaning on old reliable Blatche to get the job done just ...
Nov 6, 2017
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas hopes the current PBA impasse would not in any way serve as a major distraction in the national team's preparation for the 2019 Fiba World Cup qualifiers that starts three weeks from now.Butch Antonio, the long-time Gilas ...
Nov 3, 2017
SOMERSET WEST, South Africa - FIFA's decision to order a World Cup qualifier to be replayed because of match-fixing by a crooked referee is unprecedented and unfair, according to the country stripped of a vital victory despite playing no role ...
Sep 8, 2017
MADRID - Forget about his past success with Spain's national team. David Villa knows he will have to prove himself again.Three years after his last match with Spain, the veteran striker was the surprise name in the list of players ...
Aug 30, 2017
PALERMO, Sicily - Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon will mark his 1,000th appearance as a professional in the World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday.Buffon made his debut at the age of 17 in 1995, playing for Parma, before moving to Juventus ...
Mar 24, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea - Marcello Lippi earned his biggest win since taking over as coach of China, 1-0 against South Korea in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Lippi, who led his native Italy to the World Cup title ...
Mar 24, 2017
SAINT-DENIS, France - Paul Pogba is finding his scoring touch, heading in a valuable equalizer in France's 2-1 win against Sweden in a World Cup qualifier on Friday.The Manchester United midfielder - the world's most expensive player - ...
Nov 12, 2016
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Brazil players have made it clear they will not fear Argentina's Lionel Messi when the two sides meet for their high-profile World Cup qualifier on Thursday.Messi's return from injury prompted an exchange between ...
Nov 9, 2016
SANTIAGO, Chile - Alexis Sanchez has picked up a leg injury in training and will miss Chile's World Cup qualifier against Colombia on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Instead of traveling to Colombia's Caribbean city of Barranquilla, the Chilean football ...
Nov 9, 2016
NICOSIA, Cyprus - After a disappointing exit from the European Championship, Belgium began its bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup under new coach Roberto Martinez with a 3-0 victory over Cyprus on Tuesday.Striker Romelu Lukaku scored a goal in ...
Sep 7, 2016
AFTER After two games on the long path to the 2018 World Cup, the United States has four points. The Americans and coach Jurgen Klinsmann followed a miserable four-month stretch with a decent start in qualifying.Gyasi Zardes and Jermaine Jones ...
Nov 18, 2015
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