BEFORE it became known as the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Wuhan had long been conquered by Paul Lee.For the Magnolia Hotshots star, the capital city of Central China's Hubei province was where one of his biggest moments as a ...
Apr 17, 2020
IN the six days after top Chinese officials secretly determined they likely were facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus, the city of Wuhan at the epicenter of the disease hosted a mass banquet for tens of thousands of people; millions began ...
Apr 15, 2020
MADRID - The Chinese soccer team that was originally stuck in Spain because of the coronavirus outbreak is going back home to try to avoid its rapid spread in Europe.Wuhan Zall was expected to return to China on Saturday, nearly 1 1/ ...
Mar 15, 2020
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
PBA
A wire report came out about the supposed cancellation of the Asia Oceania Boxing Qualifying event in Wuhan, China due to the outbreak of a new Coronavirus.Tokyo-based Kyodo News reported the development Wednesday, saying organizers decided to move the event ...
Jan 22, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines is closely monitoring the situation in Wuhan, China following an outbreak of pneumonia just weeks before hosting the Asia and Oceania boxing qualifier for this year's Tokyo Olympics.Ed Picson, secretary-general of ...
Jan 14, 2020
CHANGSHA, China - For someone who's been there before, Tab Baldwin knows Lebanon counterpart Vesilin Matic is simply playing mind games.The Gilas Pilipinas coach said it's obvious Matic is just trying to psyche up his team going to the ...
Sep 30, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - It's a reality in the Fiba Asia Championship - or for any tournaments for that matter - which Gilas coach Tab Baldwin has learned the hard way.Baldwin is aware the host country usually gets the benefit of officiating and this ...
Sep 27, 2015
Perlas Pilipinas turned a 39-37 halftime lead into a sizeable margin following a big third quarter run that saw the Filipina cagebelles limiting India to just two points in the first five minutes of the period.Skipper Ewon Arayi's three- ...
Sep 4, 2015
PERLAS Pilipinas withstood a tall and tough Kazakshtan side in overtime, 80-73, to emerge the top team in Level 2 of the Fiba-Asian Women's Championships in Wuhan, China.Ewon Arayi topscored for the Filipina cagebelles with 28 points and ...
Sep 2, 2015
WUHAN, China - Perlas Pilipinas bounced back big from an opening day loss in the Fiba-Asia Women's Championships Level 2 after pulling off a 68-67 cliffhanger against DPR Korea on Sunday at theCindy Resultay scored all of the team's ...
Aug 30, 2015
NEW DELHI - India's sports minister has criticized the 'no-headgear' rule of basketball's world body Fiba after two Sikh players on the national team were told to remove their turbans during the recent Fiba Asia Cup ...
Jul 24, 2014
PBA
TO see Gilas Pilipinas guard Paul Lee stand on the stripe for three free throws with no time left and the stadium full of Chinese fans jeering can be quite daunting.Not so for Lee himself.The hero of Gilas' heart- ...
Jul 22, 2014
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PAUL Lee's bronze medal-clinching free throws against China in the last Fiba-Asia Cup have become a cause for celebration among Gilas Pilipinas fans - and inevitably sparked debate, primarily because of the circumstances that set the stage for his ...
Jul 21, 2014
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Manny V. Pangilinan became an instant Paul Lee fan in the wake of the combo guard's heroics in Gilas Pilipinas' bronze medal-clinching win over China, 80-79, in Saturday's Fiba-Asia Cup in ...
Jul 20, 2014
PBA
COACH Chot Reyes said the just-concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup gave Gilas Pilipinas an opportunity to "learn and unlearn" some things about international play in the lead-up to the World Cup and the Asian Games.Reyes said the weeklong tournament ...
Jul 19, 2014
PBA
THE irony wasn't lost on Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao when he heard the news that his player, Paul Lee, had clinched Gilas Pilipinas' 80-79 victory over host China in the Fiba Asia Cup by fishing for ...
Jul 19, 2014
PBA
PAUL Lee turned almost certain defeat into victory for Gilas Pilipinas on Saturday night, fishing for a foul at the buzzer and calmly hitting the three free throws that clinched a 80-79 victory and broke the hearts of China and its ...
Jul 19, 2014
PBA
IRAN and Hamed Haddadi once again proved too big a hurdle to overcome for Gilas Pilipinas, which dropped a 55-76 defeat on Friday night to bow out of contention in the Fiba Asia Cup in Wuhan, China.Except for a brief ...
Jul 18, 2014
DIFFERENT opponent, same hero for Gilas Pilipinas.Paul Lee once again made a strong case for his inclusion in the Philippine men's basketball team bound for the World Cup in Spain, coming through down the stretch in the squad's 70- ...
Jul 17, 2014
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