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PBA in talks for East Asia collaboration
by Joaquin Henson - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
A plan to stage an annual home-and-away competition culminating in a Final Four with a SuperBowl atmosphere to start next year has been laid on the table by East Asia Super League CEO Matt Beyer for the PBA to participate...
Beermen go for Terrific 12 finale
by Joaquin Henson - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
San Miguel Beer is the last PBA entry standing as four teams advance to the knockout semifinals of the Terrific 12 at the downtown Tap Seac Multi-Sports Pavilion here today with a throng of Filipino fans expected...
Big treats await PBA fans
by Joaquin Henson - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The PBA opens its third and last conference this season with a loaded weekend, showcasing doubleheaders today, tomorrow and Sunday as commissioner Willie Marcial disclosed a long list of treats to make the Governors...
Heno confident of dethroning Soto
by Joaquin Henson - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
If there’s one thing that sets WBO No. 1 lightflyweight contender Edward Heno apart from other challengers about to fight in their first world title crack, it’s supreme confidence in himself.
Matt Beyer says it’s no Macau vacation
by Joaquin Henson - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
East Asia Super League CEO Matt Beyer said yesterday every team is taking the Terrific 12 tournament seriously with no intent to enjoy a vacation in Macau as hostilities pick up on the second day of action showcasing...
MVP brings World Cup back to Asia
by Joaquin Henson - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
SBP chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan yesterday revealed that he thought it was impossible to bring the FIBA World Cup back to Asia after China clinched the hosting rights this year but with an imaginative concept...
Mig’s loss nothing to be ashamed of
by Joaquin Henson - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Challenger Juan Miguel Elorde fought valiantly but couldn’t hold back WBO superbantamweight champion Emanuel Navarrete who retained his title on a fourth-round stoppage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas last...
Terrific 12 features World Cup vets
by Joaquin Henson - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
It will be redemption time for 11 players whose teams failed to advance to the second round of this year’s FIBA World Cup in China as they suit up for their home clubs in the Terrific 12 tournament featuring...
Chance of a lifetime for Juan Miguel Elorde
by Joaquin Henson - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Juan Miguel Elorde was born nearly two years after his grandfather, former world junior lightweight champion Gabriel (Flash) Elorde, died in 1985 so their paths never crossed.
Either Garcia in line for Manny
by Joaquin Henson - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
It appears that either Danny or Mikey Garcia is in line to fight super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao with the bout likely to be held in Las Vegas in March or April next year.
Pedro Taduran dedicates title to late sister
by Joaquin Henson - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Pedro Taduran dedicated his victory for the vacant IBF minimumweight title in Fort Bonifacio last weekend to his late sister Jenny who passed away from a mysterious illness two months ago.
FIBA advisor says preparation is key
by Joaquin Henson - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Take it from FIBA technical advisor and instructor Nelson Isley who has traveled to over 130 countries as a “missionary of basketball.” A national team that comes poorly prepared for the FIBA World Cup...
FIBA female official an inspiration
by Joaquin Henson - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Coming from humble roots, the only female technical delegate in the ongoing FIBA World Cup is an inspiration to those facing adversity in striving to achieve their goals in life.
Manila to host FIBA draw, Congress
by Joaquin Henson - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
It won’t only be 16 teams in the first and second rounds, eight teams in the quarterfinals, four teams in the semifinals and two teams in the final that Manila will host in the 2023 FIBA World Cup.
2023 World Cup targets attendance record
by Joaquin Henson - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Manila will host the 2023 FIBA World Cup final at the Philippine Arena and head of operations Cito Martelino said yesterday the target is to set a new attendance record of over 50,000.
Kiefer Ravena optimistic Gilas future
by Joaquin Henson - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Gilas point guard Kiefer Ravena said the other day the Philippines can still recover to become No. 1 in Asia despite the spate of setbacks in the FIBA World Cup but it will take a protracted period of training to...
Voigt open to coach Gilas
by Joaquin Henson - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Angola head coach Will Voigt yesterday disclosed he was interviewed by SBP chairman emeritus and PLDT CEO Manny V. Pangilinan via Skype for the TNT coaching job in the PBA but it went to Mark Dickel instead.
SBP prepares for 2023 World Cup
by Joaquin Henson - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
A team of SBP officials led by executive director Sonny Barrios is in town to study the operations of the FIBA World Cup and learn from the organizers to prepare for a smooth transition to the 2023 edition to be...
Guiao aims for ‘saving grace’
by Joaquin Henson - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
After bowing to Italy and Serbia in lopsided fashion, the Philippines will attempt to beat Angola in Group D action at the FIBA World Cup here this afternoon, looking for a balm to heal the painful wounds of de...
Angola coach loves Manila
by Joaquin Henson - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The man whom coach Yeng Guiao will oppose when Gilas faces Angola in the FIBA World Cup here tomorrow visited Manila for two weeks in 2017 and fell in love with the Philippines, the people and the way the game is...
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