Emotional Obiena on missing Serbia meet: ‘Today the country I love loses’

Glendale G. Rosal 03/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Today the country I love loses.”  Embattled pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena said this as he expressed his sadness after missing the Belgrade World Indoor Championships (WIC) 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia…

Serbia downs Gilas in Fiba OQT

07/01/2021

The Gilas Pilipinas put up a gallant stand but still fell short against Serbia, losing, 83-76, in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade on Wednesday (Thursday, July 1, 2021, Philippine time). Serbia, bannered by 7-foot-4 Dallas…

Gilas Pilipinas names final 12 for Serbia Olympic qualifiers

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 06/24/2021

  MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas remained virtually unchanged heading into the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia. The team that played in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup Qualifiers will have another go-around in Belgrade. Francis Lopez was the…

Gallup: PH 12th safest country

Krixia Subingsubing - Reporter / @KrixiasINQ 11/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — An international survey said that the Philippines was one of the safest countries in the world as its citizens feel secure and have confidence in the police. Local rights groups, however, found the results…

All isn’t lost yet for Gilas, says PH coach

Musong R. Castillo - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/04/2019

FOSHAN, China—“We still have a lot to play for. This is not over for us.” Yeng Guiao motivated Gilas Pilipinas during practice Tuesday afternoon, September 3, 2019, with that statement, one which could mean two things—that the…

Totally dominated

Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/01/2019

FOSHAN, China—Held to eight first quarter points and failing to drain a triple in the first half, Gilas Pilipinas on Saturday night was handed a brutal reality check by Italy at the start of the 2019 Fiba…

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