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PSA fetes 2013 sports heroes Saturday night

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They stirred the nation’s passion in one glorious run in August. Defying tough odds, Gilas Pilipinas brought Philippine basketball back to great heights to highlight a sporting year that also saw the coronation of a bevy of Filipino world champions.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Billiards,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Filipino hoop fans get PSA ‘sixth man’ recognition

The Filipino basketball fans will get their well-deserved spot in the pantheon of Philippine sports as the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) honors them along with the best and the brightest of 2013 a week from now.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,PBA,Section | Read More »

Basketball’s real MVP is PSA’s Executive of the Year

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The man who made things happen for Philippine basketball will be honored by the Philippine Sportswriters Association during its Annual Awards Night on Jan. 25 at Centennial Hall of Manila Hotel.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

SEAG champs strong Asiad prospects

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The Philippine contingent to the Asian Games next year will most likely feature the Fiba-Asia runner-up Gilas Pilipinas, the popular football squad Azkals and the newly minted Southeast Asian Games champions.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Football,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Perlas rally falls short vs Malaysia, suffers first loss in FIBA Asia women

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Staff and players of the Discovery Perlas ng Pilipinas team at the press launch in Prime 22 restaurant at the Discovery Suites in Ortigas. CELEST FLORES/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippines blew an early double-digit lead and fell short on its comeback bid late in a 56-60 loss to Southeast Asian rival Malaysia Wednesday in the 25th FIBA Asia for Women in Bangkok, Thailand.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PH Perlas team beats Uzbekistan in FIBA Asia women

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Philippines pulled away in the final three minutes to beat Uzbekistan, 62-55, in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship for Women Monday in Bangkok, Thailand.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Philippines falls short vs China, settles for silver in FIBA Asia U16 tourney

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Already assured of a world tilt, the Philippine National youth team went down fighting in a 78-85 loss to heavyweight China in the finals of the FIBA Asia Under 16 Championship early Saturday (Manila time) at the Azadi Sports Complex in Tehran, Iran.

Posted: October 5th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PH stuns Chinese Taipei, faces China in FIBA-Asia U16 finals

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Months after its senior counterpart’s heroic stand at FIBA-Asia, the Philippines’ youth squad did the same early Friday.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Philippines nips Kazakhstan to kick off Fiba Asia U16 campaign

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Philippines kicked off its 2013 Fiba Asia Under 16 campaign with a 90-88 nipping of Kazakhstan at the Azadi Sports Complex in Tehran, Iran.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

PSC: Recent Pinoy achievers to get cash incentives

The Philippine Sports Commission will hand out cash incentives to outstanding athletes from recent international competitions—including the millionaire members of the Gilas Pilipinas national five, who will get P1 million for finishing second in the Fiba Asia Championship here early this month.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Decision-making time

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NOW THAT the euphoria of the Philippines’ silver medal in the Fiba Asia basketball tournament has settled down, the difficult task of deciding what kind of team the country will field in the World Basketball Championships in Spain next year is upon the leadership of the sport.

Posted: August 25th, 2013 in Basketball,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,One Game at a Time,Section | Read More »

Talk ‘N Text to make do sans Gilas players for several more games

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Talk N' Text head coach Norman Black. NOY MORCOSO/INQUIRER.net

Talk ‘N Text will have to make the best of what it has for at least three more games in the 2013 PBA Governors’ Cup.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

More on Gilas in a new Fiba Asia

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CHINESE Taipei boots out mainland Goliath China from the championship round. South Korea humbles two-time third placer Qatar. On the wings of a boisterous crowd inspired by fun and country, the Philippines surges into the finals against Iran.

Posted: August 17th, 2013 in Basketball,Commentary,Editors' Picks,Featured Columns,Headlines,Section,Southpaw | Read More »

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