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Mighty Sports completes Jones Cup sweep for 2nd club title

Jul 21, 2019 - 7:20 PM

It's mission accomplished for Mighty Sports as the Philippine club pulls off a perfect 8-0 championship romp

THROWBACK. Former PBA player Joseph Yeo caps his Jones Cup stint with another stellar outing. Photo from SBP-Cignal

Virtual champ: Mighty bags Jones Cup title with Taipei rout

Jul 20, 2019 - 9:31 PM

Mighty Sports-Philippines stays unbeaten in 7 games to virtually clinch the 41st Jones Cup crown

Photo from SBP-Cignal

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Chinese Taipei Blue - Jones Cup 2019

Jul 19, 2019 - 10:29 PM

Bookmark this page for updates as Mighty Sports-Philippines tries to virtually clinch the crown against Chinese Taipei Blue on Saturday, July 20

Jones Cup: Matt Nieto game-winner sinks Chinese Taipei-Blue

Jul 21, 2018 - 9:39 PM

(UPDATED) The Blue Eagles stay in the running for a podium finish with a 5-2 record

GAME HERO. Matt Nieto beats the buzzer to lead Ateneo’s upset of the host team. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo turns heads at Jones Cup debut, routs Chinese Taipei

Jul 15, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The Blue Eagles blast the host team by 23 points in the international club tournament

Thirdy Ravena. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

June Mar Fajardo proves worth with another masterful Gilas showing

Jun 29, 2018 - 10:59 PM

'The Kraken' leads the Philippines with 22 points in a 22-point demolition of Chinese Taipei

FLEXING HIS MUSCLES. June Mar Fajardo submits his best game in a Gilas Pilipinas uniform to date. Photo from FIBA

Gilas Pilipinas frustrates Chinese Taipei in World Cup Qualifiers

Jun 29, 2018 - 8:37 PM

(UPDATED) The Filipinos improve to a 4-1 record in Group B and hand the Taiwanese their 4th loss in 5 games

CONSISTENT. Jayson Castro delivers once again for Gilas Pilipinas with another double-digit output. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Familiarity key in Gilas-Chinese Taipei rematch

Jun 28, 2018 - 11:23 PM

The Filipinos, although already assured of a spot in the second round of the Asian Qualifiers, are seeking to upset the Taiwanese in front of their home crowd

SPOILER. Gilas Pilipinas seeks to upset the home crown in Chinese Taipei when it faces the Taiwanese squad on Friday, June 29. File photo from FIBA

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Chinese Taipei - FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2018

Jun 28, 2018 - 6:31 PM

Gilas Pilipinas will face the Taiwanese squad on Friday, June 29, at 7 p.m.

Romeo returns to international play as Gilas lineup vs Chinese Taipei revealed

Jun 28, 2018 - 2:57 PM

Terrence Romeo's comeback provides a major offensive boost for the national side that's missing guards Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas

COMEBACK. Terrence Romeo suits up for the national team for the first time in a long while. File photo from FIBA

15-man Gilas pool arrives in Chinese Taipei as World Cup qualifiers resumes

Jun 25, 2018 - 1:55 PM

The Nationals seek to reassert their mastery over the Taiwanese squad, which they defeated in the first window

BACKCOURT DUO. Jayson Castro and Terrence Romeo lead Gilas Pilipinas' backcourt. Photo from FIBA

Why Azkals fans shouldn't panic about the losses in Taiwan

Dec 07, 2017 - 10:28 PM

The national team is beaten by Chinese Taipei and Timor Leste – a deep breath is needed

SECOND PLACE. The Azkals absorbed losses but still finished second in the Chinese Taipei Football Association International Tournament . From Azkals Facebook

Fajardo silences doubters with gem of a game for Gilas Pilipinas

Nov 28, 2017 - 12:02 PM

Gilas head coach Chot Reyes says he talked to June Mar Fajardo about not starting the game and the 6-foot-10 behemoth told him he was perfectly fine to be part of the second unit

DOMINANT. June Mar Fajardo of Gilas sent Chinese-Taipei's Quincy Davis III into early foul trouble. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas Pilipinas claims win No. 2 in World Cup Asian Qualifiers

Nov 27, 2017 - 9:26 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Gilas makes it 2-0 to land in a tie with fellow unbeaten squad Australia in Group B of the Fiba World Cup Asia Qualifier

TOPSCORER. Jason Castro led Gilas in scoring with 20 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: Philippines vs Chinese Taipei – 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers

Nov 26, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Tune into the game via Rappler Sports on Monday, November 27, 7:30 pm at the Araneta Coliseum

Alyssa Valdez set to join Chinese Taipei club team

Sep 11, 2017 - 1:11 PM

The volleyball phenom confirms that she received a deal to play for Chinese Taipei club

CHINESE-TAIPEI. Volleyball Phenom Alyssa Valdez takes her talents to the international stage once again. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

Philippines falls to Chinese Taipei in Asian Senior Women's Volleyball classification round

Aug 16, 2017 - 2:44 PM

The Philippines will next play Kazakhstan for 7th place

TOUGH BREAK. The Philippines loses its second straight game and will play Kazakhstan once more in hopes of securing seventh place. Photo by Jerrick Esguera/Rappler

Gilas fends off Chinese Taipei B to sweep hosts

Jul 17, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The Philippines picks up its second win of the 2017 William Jones Cup

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Mike Myers puts up a double-double effort to help Gilas Pilipinas secure their second win of the 2017 William Jones Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Chinese Taipei B - Jones Cup 2017

Jul 16, 2017 - 11:56 PM

Gilas Pilipinas will try to sweep the hosts when they take on Chinese Taipei B on Monday July 17 in Taipei at 3 pm

WATCH: Kiefer Ravena unleashes 'The Phenom' at Jones Cup

Jul 16, 2017 - 11:10 PM

Ravena finishes with 15 points 8 rebounds and 4 assists

PHENOM. Kiefer Ravena sparks Gilas Pilipinas in a huge win versus host Chinese Taipei A. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas regains bearings in Jones Cup with win over Taiwan Blue

Jul 16, 2017 - 9:30 PM

The Philippines now holds a 1 1 record in the tournament

1-1. Gilas Pilipinas gets on the winning column of the 2017 William Jones Cup after beating Chinese Taipei A. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Chinese Taipei A - Jones Cup 2017

Jul 15, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Gilas Pilipinas will try to bounce back from an opening day loss against Chinese Taipei A on Sunday July 16 in Taipei at 7 pm

Gilas drops second straight after loss to Chinese Taipei

Sep 11, 2016 - 9:42 PM

Coming off a loss to India Gilas falters in the fourth period in a loss to Chinese Taipei

Philippines-Mighty Sports sweeps Jones Cup to take home title

Jul 31, 2016 - 7:16 PM

The Philippine team represented by Mighty Sports blasts Chinese Taipei B to win its first Jones Cup title since 2012

SWEEP. Al Thornton and the Philippines-Mighty Sports complete a sweep of the 2016 William Jones Cup. File Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Mighty Sports wins Jones Cup opener over Chinese Taipei

Jul 24, 2016 - 10:21 PM

A big 3 pointer by Zach Graham helps seal the victory for Mighty Sports

FIBA Asia U18: Chinese Taipei routs Philippines

Jul 23, 2016 - 2:13 AM

Jonas Tibayan led the Philippines with 15 points and 6 boards

Patrombon breakdown leads to Chinese Taipei Davis Cup win

Jul 17, 2016 - 5:17 PM

Jeson Patrombon takes the first set but drops the second after a 5 1 start as Chinese Taipei advances to the Group II finals

DAVIS CUP. Jeson Patrombon nearly took a two sets to none lead over his Chinese-Taipei foe but lost in 4 sets. File photo from Wikipedia

Huey, Gonzales down Chinese-Taipei to keep PH Davis Cup hopes alive

Jul 16, 2016 - 7:22 PM

Treat Huey and Ruben Gonzales drop the first set but bounce back to keep the Philippines in contention

BOUNCE BACK. Treat Huey and Ruben Gonzales give the Philippines its first win after losing two singles matches on the opening day. File photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

Treat Huey brings Wimbledon momentum to PH Davis Cup tie

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Huey who made the Wimbledon semifinals this month leads the Philippine Davis Cup against Chinese Taipei in the Group II semifinals

CONFIDENCE BOOST. Treat Huey nearly made the Wimbledon doubles final but now focuses on getting his national team to the Davis Cup Group II final. File photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

INFOGRAPHIC: A preview of the 21 APEC member economies

Nov 18, 2015 - 5:49 PM

This year s APEC Economic Leaders Meeting also includes Colombia as an observer

Gilas Pilipinas sweeps MVP Cup after turning back Chinese Taipei

Sep 13, 2015 - 6:57 PM

The Philippine national men s basketball team did not drop a single game in the 4 team pocket tournament – their last before the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship

CHAMPION. Andray Blatche leads all Gilas scorers as they thwart Chinese Taipei to win the 2015 MVP Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rookies Tautuaa, Rosario lead Texters past Chinese Taipei

Sep 12, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Moala Tautuaa had a double double and Troy Rosario finished in double figures as Talk ’N Text earns their first victory in the MVP Cup

Troy Rosario of Talk 'N Text scored in double figures as the Texters topped Chinese Taipei. Photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

Wellington Saints roll over Chinese Taipei in MVP Cup opener

Sep 11, 2015 - 7:38 PM

Even without Evan Devendorf the Saints didn’t have much trouble dealing with the national team

MVP Cup no easy task for Gilas, says Baldwin

Sep 10, 2015 - 8:05 PM

“This is going to be one hell of a tournament ” according to the head coach

Gilas Pilipinas bags silver medal in 2015 Jones Cup

Sep 06, 2015 - 2:46 PM

It is the Philippines first silver medal in the competition to add to their 4 golds and 3 bronze medals

SILVER. Gilas Pilipinas takes home the silver medal at the 2015 William Jones Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas Pilipinas vs Chinese Taipei B – 2015 Jones Cup

Sep 06, 2015 - 11:36 AM

Can Gilas Pilipinas take home the silver medal? Follow all the action through Rappler s live blog starting at 1 pm

Romeo, Abueva shine as Gilas claims first Jones Cup win

Aug 30, 2015 - 9:18 PM

Gilas Pilipinas claims its first win in the 2015 William Jones Cup over Chinese Taipei A

HELLO CHINESE TAIPEI. Terrence Romeo introduced himself to Chinese Taipei with an impressive showing at Gilas' first Jones Cup game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals dominate Chinese Taipei to book Peace Cup final showdown

Sep 03, 2014 - 11:21 PM

The Azkals delivered on a night when Filipino sports fans needed a positive result to boost their moods defeating Chinese Taipei to advance to the Peace Cup final

Mark Hartmann of the Philippines celebrates after scoring a goal against Chinese Taipei. Photo by Josh Albelda

Batang Gilas bows to Chinese Taipei in FIBA Asia U18 quarters

Aug 27, 2014 - 12:44 AM

Mark Dyke led Batang Gilas with 26 points and 13 rebounds but it wasn t enough as Chinese Taipei relegated the Philippines to the battle for 5th place

Ssu Han Tu of Chinese Taipei rises to the hoop. Photo from FIBA Asia

Asian men's volley QFs: Iran and China tested, Kazakhs roar

Apr 14, 2014 - 9:21 PM

A recap of the quaterfinals matches of the Asian Men s Club Volleyball Championship at the Mall of Asia Arena

Photos by Josh Albelda/Rapper

HIGHLIGHTS: Azkals vs Chinese Taipei

Oct 11, 2013 - 6:17 PM

The Philippine Azkals open their title defense versus Chinese Taipei in the 2013 Peace Cup

Strong Azkals ready to defend Peace Cup crown

Oct 11, 2013 - 5:58 PM

The Azkals will be battling foes at full strength

TITLE DEFENSE. Younghusband and the Azkals are favorites. File photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

FIBA Asia: Iran silences Chinese Taipei to make finals

Aug 10, 2013 - 7:16 PM

Iran destroys Chinese Taipei to enter the FIBA Asia finals

UNBLEMISHED STILL. Iran continued its winning run. File photo by FIBA Asia/Nuki Sabio.

LIVE BLOG: Iran vs Chinese Taipei

Aug 10, 2013 - 4:47 PM

Iran takes on Chinese Taipei for the first 2013 FIBA Asia Championship final slot

2013 FIBA Asia Championship Semifinals Preview

Aug 10, 2013 - 3:15 PM

Rappler previews the much awaited FIBA Asia Championship semifinal matchups

UNBEATEN. Iran remains the only blemish-free team here. Photo by FIBA Asia/Nuki Sabio.

Roller-coaster: Looking back at Gilas' ride to the KO stages

Aug 09, 2013 - 4:51 PM

Let s look back at how Gilas Pilipinas qualified for the knockout stages

2013 FIBA Asia Championship Quarterfinal Previews and Predictions

Aug 09, 2013 - 12:22 PM

Rappler previews the quarterfinal matchups in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship

Qatar nips Chinese Taipei, clears path for Gilas to be #1

Aug 07, 2013 - 1:26 PM

Qatar defeated Chinese Taipei to clear the way for Gilas Pilipinas to take the top spot in Group E

How Gilas can get #1 in Group E

Aug 07, 2013 - 12:56 PM

Gilas still can get the top spot in Group E Here s how

#GOQATAR. Gilas needs Hayes and Qatar to beat Taiwan to take the top seed. Photo by FIBA Asia/Nuki Sabio.

Iran, Chinese Taipei shine in Round 2 openers

Aug 05, 2013 - 5:54 PM

Iran Chinese Taipei and Qatar each routed their foes in the first day of the FIBA Asia Championship second round