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IN PHOTOS: Meet the PH basketball team for 2018 Asian Games

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and the PBA on Sunday announced that they will be sending a team to the 2018 Asian Games after all, more than a week after initially backing out of the competition. Yeng Guiao, who ...

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Norwood, Taulava, Standhardinger excited for Asian Games

MANILA, Philippines — The national team that will represent the Philippines in Asian Games basketball will plunge into action immediately, with its first practice scheduled for Monday. Coach Yeng Guiao admits that their preparation time is very short, as they ...

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Asian Games: Fajardo, Morado downplay competition for setter spot

Kim Fajardo and Jia Morado (seen in this file photo) say it will be up to the coaches who will start as setter for the national team. Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – As head coach of the national ...

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Manny Pangilinan on PH backing out of Asian Games basketball: ‘Quite regretful’

Manny Pangilinan, chairman emeritus of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, and SBP president Al Panlilio attend the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifying game between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on July 2. Regarding the Philippine ...

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PBA: 3 straight blowout games? San Miguel coach Leo Austria finds it ‘weird’

Arwind Santos and the Beermen were surprised to beat Ginebra by more than 25 points again. PBA Media Bureau MANILA, Philippines—What happened in Game 3 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals was, quite literally, unprecedented. The San Miguel Beermen ...

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Asian Games: Iraq withdraws from football tournament

The 2018 Asian Games have seen 2 powerhouse men's national teams withdraw from competition — the Philippines in basketball and Iraq in football. File/Darren Whiteside, Reuters HONG KONG—Iraq has withdrawn from the football tournament of this month's Asian Games in ...

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Asian Games: Richard Gomez still hopes PH will join basketball competition

Richard Gomez, the country's fencing federation president and the national delegation head to the Asian Games next month, acknowledged that he was caught by surprise when it was decided that the country would not field a team to the Games. ...

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World junior champion Zohri becomes face of Indonesia's Games

Lalu Muhammad Zohri of Indonesia celebrates his victory. Lehtikuva/Kalle Parkkinen via Reuters JAKARTA – Just over a year ago, Indonesian sprinter Lalu Muhammad Zohri could barely afford running shoes and was pretty much unknown outside his small village on the ...

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PH Olympic body respects basketball federation’s decision to withdraw from Asian Games

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Friday expressed its support for the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), after the national sports association withdrew its participation to the 2018 Asian Games. The SBP announced late Thursday night it will no ...

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‘Miracles can happen’ with Guiao as Asian Games coach

It has been two years since Yeng Guiao and Rain or Shine parted ways after a five-year relationship that produced a Governors’ Cup and one Commissioner’s Cup. Guiao has since moved on to NLEX where he’s currently trying to steer ...

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