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LOOK | FIBA pays tribute to Philippines’ 1st Olympic basketball win 80 years ago

FIBA on Thursday took a trip down memory lane and dug this antique photo of the Philippine national men’s basketball team’s historic win in the Berlin Olympics exactly 80 years ago. Here is a historic picture of Philippines' first victory … Read more »

IPON NA! | Gilas fans ecstatic after Philippines chosen as Olympic qualifier host

Filipino fans stayed up until Tuesday night to wait for the announcement of the three countries that will host the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament. And they won’t go to sleep disappointed, as the Philippines bagged the right to stage … Read more »

WATCH | Alaska-GlobalPort game gets out of hand, leading to 13(!) technical fouls

Things got out of hand big time during the Game 2 encounter between the Alaska Aces and the GlobalPort Batang Pier of their SMART BRO PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series. How big? An eye-popping total of 13(!) technical fouls were … Read more »

VIDEO | Celtics’ Jae Crowder buries inbound pass – from the other side of the court

Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder may have made the most awesome basketball turnover ever. With just 1.1 seconds left in the second quarter of the Celtics’ game against the Indiana Pacers last Thursday (Philippine time), he threw the ball from … Read more »

VIDEO | Ray Parks talks about getting drafted in NBA D-League

Just days after getting drafted in the NBA D-League by the Texas Legends, Filipino guard Ray Parks guested on the team’s web talk show, Beyond the Bounce, to talk about his thoughts on his newest basketball journey. He discussed how … Read more »

PHOTOS | Batang Gilas gets emotional after historic upset of China

The Philippine national youth basketball team went emotional after scoring a massive upset of mighty China in the FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship on Tuesday in Indonesia. Batang Gilas took down the erstwhile undefeated China, 78-72, in the second round of … Read more »

POSTERIZED | Chris Newsome’s monster slam over Arwind Santos

Meralco Bolts rookie Chris Newsome announced his entry to the pros by throwing down an awesome slam over San Miguel Beermen star Arwind Santos during their SMART BRO PBA Philippine Cup match on Wednesday night at SMART-Araneta Coliseum. Leading a … Read more »

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao’s first PBA field goal

Playing coach manny Pacquiao finally converted the first field goal of his PBA career during his Mahindra enforcers’ game against the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters on Sunday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum. Pacquiao sank a jumper from the left corner over … Read more »

LOOK | Jimmy Alapag poses with Vlade Divac, FIBA greats

Former Philippine national men’s basketball team captain Jimmy Alapag posed with some of the sports’ greats as members of the FIBA Players’ Commission gathered at the House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland. Alapag is the only Asian who’s part of … Read more »

PHOTOS | Volleyball stars Rachel Anne Daquis, Alyssa Valdez dazzle as PBA muses

The PBA opened the curtains of its 41st season on Wednesday, with fans finally getting to see quality basketball action from the country’s top players. But the PBA players weren’t only the highlight of the opening day as the lovely … Read more »

VIDEOS | Calvin Abueva’s Manila North makes it to FIBA 3×3 quarterfinals

The Philippines’ Manila North moved on to the quarterfinals of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final after knocking out Doha of Qatar Thursday (early Friday morning Manila time) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Led by Calvin Abueva, Manila North … Read more »

VIDEOS | Get to know more about Manila North, Philippines’ representative to FIBA 3×3 World Tour final

The Philippines’ Manila North squad aims to make an impact on the world stage as it takes on the best teams on the planet in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour final in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Alaska teammates Calvin … Read more »

VIDEO | Azkals battle North Korea to nil-nil draw in Pyongyang

PYONGYANG – The Philippine national men’s football team put up a gallant stand against North Korea and held the hosts to a nil-nil draw in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers Thursday at Kim Il-Sung Stadium here. Watch how the game … Read more »

VIDEO | Azkals train in North Korea

PYONGYANG – Members of the Philippine national men’s football team refined their strategies as well as acclimated themselves to the massive Kim Il-sung Stadium as the Azkals conducted their final training session on Wednesday before their FIFA World Cup qualifier … Read more »

LOOK | Azkals take a ‘groufie’ in North Korea

PYONGYANG – Members of the Philippine national men’s football team had the chance to do some sightseeing around the city after their training session on Wednesday afternoon at the Kim Il-sung Stadium. The Azkals took a “groufie” in front of … Read more »

VIDEO | Phil Younghusband talks about the Azkals’ rare trip to North Korea

PYONGYANG – Philippine national men’s football team star striker Phil Younghusband recently spoke to InterAksyon.com about his thoughts on going on a rare trip to North Korea. The Azkals, who are the first Philippine team to ever set foot in … Read more »

VIDEO | FIBA Asia highlights: Gilas Pilipinas bows to China in final

The Philippine national men’s basketball team fell short of gaining an automatic ticket to the 2016 Rio Olympics after losing to China, 78-67, in the finals of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship Saturday in Changsha, China. The Filipinos just couldn’t … Read more »

VIDEO | FIBA Asia highlights: Gilas Pilipinas downs Japan to set up finals clash with China

The Philippine national men’s basketball team prevailed over Japan, 81-70, in the semifinals to set up a title clash with powerhouse China in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China. Apart from the FIBA Asia gold model, Gilas Pilipinas … Read more »

VIDEO | FIBA Asia highlights: Gilas Pilipinas downs Lebanon to reach semis

The Philippine national men’s basketball team reached the semifinals of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship after outdueling Lebanon, 82-70, in their quarterfinal matchup Thursday at College of Social Work Dayun in Changsha, China. With the win, Gilas Pilipinas is now … Read more »

VIDEO | FIBA Asia highlights: Gilas Pilipinas sweeps Round 2 after thrashing India

The Philippine national men’s basketball team had a flat start but eventually managed to dump India, 99-65, to sweep the second round of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship Tuesday at CSWC Dayun in Changsha, China. The Filipinos fought toe-to-toe with … Read more »