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2011 FIBA – Asia Champions Cup final rankings

2011 FIBA – Asia Champions Cup final rankings
Date: May 28 – June 5, 2011
Host nation: Philippines
Rank           Team
1          Lebanon – Al Riyadi
2          I.R. Iran – Mahram Tehran
3         Qatar – Al Rayyan
4          Philippines – Smart Gilas
5          [...]

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I started blogging online in July last year, July 10 to be exact. I wrote my first post about the various sports events on that month. I remember that I was full of excitement when I did my first post. I was nervous. And as I said before, there’s always a first time for everything. [...]

Star Snippets: James Yap, Gabe Norwood …..

Defending All-star three point king James Yap of the Derby Ace Llamados will be up against the best shooters of Philippine basketball in the PBA All-Star festivities in Palawan this weekend. Never in the history of the annual festivities that the three-point shooting contest is as tough as this one. Listed to join the competition [...]

Supporting Manny V. Pangilinan

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‘When you’re right, no one remembers. When you’re wrong, no one forgets.’
I used to hear this line from my teacher back in high school. It’s an ageless saying that somehow related to the ugly news spreading these days involving Manny Pangilinan’s controversial commencement address in Ateneo de Manila recently. That some parts of [...]

Star Snippets: Roger Yap, Frankie Lim …..

Versatile guard Roger Yap of the Purefoods TJ giants emerged as the PBA Player of the Week for February  15-21. Yap played consistently in the semi-final series against San Miguel Beer ending in 6 games averaging 14.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 5 assists and shooting close to 90 % from the free throw line. Purefoods faces [...]

Star Snippets: Ha Seung-jin, Kim Dong-joo …..

The absence of 7-foot-3 Center Ha Seung-jin due to injury has made his team KCC Egis vulnerable in the crucial stage of the KBL season. Ha was injured in the recent All-star game. His nonexistence was greatly felt when they lost to league-leading Ulsan Mobis by a wide margin. With 11 games left in the [...]

Star Snippets: JC Intal, Gerry Peñalosa …..

Forward JC Intal of the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings was recently named Player of the Week covering February 1-7 in the ongoing post-season of the KFC-PBA Philippine Cup. The 6-foot-4 former Ateneo Blue Eagle edged out James Yap of the Purefoods Giants for the honor with his impressive performances in the last three games. Intal [...]

Star Snippets: Chou Tai-ying, Tien Lei …..

Women’s football team coach Chou Tai-ying defended her team’s disappointing performance against South Korea in the women’s division of the ongoing East Asian Championship. Chou cited lack of preparation as the main reason for forgettable 0-4 setback. She added that Taiwan was called in in the last minute to replace early qualifier North Korea who [...]

Star Snippets: Kyuji Fujikawa, Takeshi Okada …..

Right-hander Kyuji Fujikawa has decided to continue his career with the Hanshin Tigers in the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) as he signed a contract extension with the same terms in the team. A mainstay with the national team who has played in two World Baseball Classics and Olympics, Fujikawa had 25 saves in 49 appearances [...]

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