Bracketed with perennial heavyweights Greece, Argentina and Russia in Group C, the Philippines will be the underdogs in the Fiba Under-19 World Cup.
Gilas Youth coach Sandy Arespacochaga is expecting have his young squad at full strength a little over a week before it flies to Doha in preparation for the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup.
Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday that veteran trainer Freddie Roach never left his orbit, despite a public split, and was helping the Filipino boxing legend get ready for his upcoming bout in Las Vegas.
Diego Maradona says he "loves" Lionel Messi and described as "false" comments attributed to him attacking his Argentine compatriot and Barcelona legend.
Argentina's Manu Ginobili will have his number 20 jersey retired by the NBA's San Antonio Spurs in a ceremony at a March 28 home game against Cleveland, the team announced Tuesday.
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi's stellar career will be the subject of a new Cirque du Soleil show next year, the five-time world player of the year said Wednesday.
Twin losses by WGM Janelle Mae Frayna and WIM Catherine Secopito in the top boards enabled Argentina to post a 2.5-1.5 victory over the Philippines in the eighth round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia.
As much as he was a genius with the ball at his feet, Diego Maradona's coaching career has been far from distinguished and took a curious turn when he joined Mexican second-division outfit Dorados.