‘11 FA Champions Cup: A sneak peek at the London qualifiers

The ongoing 2011 Fiba-Asia (FA) Champions Cup in Manila has been giving the basketball fans a birds eye view of the upcoming FA Championship slated this September in Wuhan, China. Ten ballclubs are in contention for the most prestigious club tournament in this side of the world. Among the countries represented by these ballclubs are, [...]

Powershift?

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It can be said that only basketball at the Asian Games and FIBA-Asia Championship are considered the major basketball tournaments in Asia. The latter being the continental qualifier for the Olympics and the World Championship. Some competitions like the FIBA-Asia Champions Cup, William Jones Cup, FIBA-Asia Stankovic Cup and Dubai International Basketball Tournament [...]

Wilkens – Yoo tandem out to rebuild South Korea’s basketball

Two people each with winning tradition have combined forces to help rebuild the weakening South Korea’s basketball in the asian arena. Early this month, Lenny Wilkens, former US NBA Coach and 1996 USA Olympic Basketball Team head coach was reported to have agreed to help South Korea’s basketball. Later this month, reigning Korean Basketball League [...]

Sports Calendar – August 2009

Here are some interesting events in the world of sports for this month:
I. Boxing
1. August 1, Timothy Bradley vs. Nate Campbell, Rancho Mirage, CA., USA
2. August 15, Roy Jones Jr. vs. Jeff Lacy, Biloxi, Miss., USA
3. August 15, Nonito Donaire Jr. (PHL) vs. Rafael Concepcion, Las Vegas, NV, USA
4. August 15, Bernabe Concepcion (PHL) vs. [...]

The sky is not (yet) falling

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It’s Day 7 of the 31st William Jones cup and the Powerade Team Pilipinas is taking a day off. So far in the tournament, RP 5 has only a win to show with 5 setbacks with two games left against Iran and Taiwan B this weekend.  The best record RP team can have [...]

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