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FIBA: Clarkson, Blatche included in Gilas pool for World Cup

Andray Blatche takes part in Gilas Pilipinas practice at Meralco Gym on Monday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News. MANILA, Philippines — Naturalized Filipino center Andray Blatche and Filipino-American guard Jordan Clarkson are among the players whom Yeng Guiao included in the ...

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Go for Gold, Fiba ink World Cup partnership

Go For Gold head Jeremy Go (left) and James White, head of sales, APAC, Fiba Marketing seal the deal that allows Go For Gold to run promotions related to the worldwide FIBA competitions in the Philippines until June 30, 2020. ...

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FIBA U19 World Cup: Coach says world plays game ‘bit’ differently than Pinoys

Gilas Pilipinas Youth placed 14th in the recent FIBA Under-19 World Cup, but coach Sandy Arespacochaga said he was satisfied with the way his squad, despite missing a key player, performed. Courtesy of FIBA website Despite the Gilas Pilipinas Youth ...

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FIBA: Toroman expects Gilas to be ‘very competitive’ in World Cup

Coach Rajko Toroman poses with his former Gilas players, Mark Barroca and Marcio Lassiter. Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News MANILA—Serbian coach Rajko Toroman knows enough about Philippine basketball and its national team program to believe that Gilas Pilipinas will be ...

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FIBA: Gilas Youth bows to New Zealand, finishes 14th win World Cup

Dave Ildefonso had 16 points in Gilas Youth’s loss to New Zealand. FIBA photo Gilas Pilipinas Youth suffered yet another heartbreaker to finish its campaign in the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup. Gilas Youth squandered a late lead and bowed ...

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Football: Sweden pounce on England to clinch third place at World Cup

Sweden’s Stina Blackstenius celebrates after Kosovare Asllani scores their first goal. Eric Gaillard, Reuters NICE, France – Sweden benefited from poor defending and the video assistant referee to beat England 2-1 in the women’s World Cup third place playoff match ...

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Football: Netherlands reach first World Cup final with extra-time rocket

Netherlands’ Jackie Groenen and Lieke Martens celebrate after the match. Benoit Tessier, Reuters LYON, France – A long-range strike from Jackie Groenen sent European Champions the Netherlands into their first women’s World Cup final as they edged Sweden 1-0 after ...

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U.S. women’s soccer jersey sets sales record amid World Cup fervor

Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. celebrates scoring their second goal. Benoit Tessier, Reuters NEW YORK – The U.S. women’s national soccer team added wattage to its World Cup star power on Monday as sports apparel-maker Nike said the team’s home ...

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Fiba U19 World Cup: Gilas Youth still winless after bowing to Argentina

Kai Sotto. Photo from Fiba.com MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas Youth fell short in its comeback bid and bowed to Argentina, 77-72, late Sunday to stay winless in the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup at Heraklion University Sports Hall in Heraklion, Greece. ...

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Kai Sotto, Gilas Youth open FIBA U19 World Cup vs host Greece

The Philippines battles host Greece to begin their campaign in the FIBA U19 World Cup in Athens on Saturday. In Manila, game time is set at 1:30 a.m., Sunday. The Filipinos, ranked 30th by FIBA, are expected to rely on ...

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