FIBA Asian Qualifiers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on FIBA Asian Qualifiers


FIBA suspends Kiefer Ravena for 18 months after testing positive for banned substances

May 28, 2018 - 6:38 PM

The NLEX Road Warriors rookie says he took a pre-workout drink that can be bought over the counter

SUSPENDED. Kiefer Ravena. File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Ravena, Alas take backcourt reins for Philippines vs Australia

Feb 22, 2018 - 9:38 AM

With Jayson Castro and Jio Jalalon out, Gilas Pilipinas' backcourt duties rest on the shoulders of Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas against Australia today

BACKCOURT DUO. Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas take the backcourt reins for Gilas Pilipinas. Photos by PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Australia – 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers

Feb 21, 2018 - 1:31 PM

The game, which will be played on February 22 at 4:30pm (PH time), will determine who will remain the only undefeated team in Group B with both squads carrying spotless 2-0 records

Gabe Norwood unfazed when Gilas battles Australia: 'We're world class now'

Feb 19, 2018 - 3:28 PM

Norwood believes there is no reason for Gilas Pilipinas to be intimidated against Australia, after all the Philippines has played in the 2014 World Cup

NO INTIMIDATION. Gabe Norwood says Gilas Pilipinas will go hard against powerhouse Australia. Photo from FIBA

Calvin Abueva included in 14-man Gilas pool flying to Australia

Feb 18, 2018 - 10:55 PM

With his inclusion, Calvin Abueva has a chance to be part of the 12-man lineup that will face Australia and Japan in the second window of the FIBA Asian Qualifiers

RETURN. Calvin Abueva has a chance of playing for Gilas Pilipinas in the second window of the FIBA Asian Qualifiers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Chot Reyes: Gilas making most of limited preparation vs Australia

Feb 12, 2018 - 9:03 PM

'What else is new?' says head coach Chot Reyes of the tight schedule Gilas Pilipinas faces to gear up for its game against Australia on February 22

FINDING WAYS. Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes says they have to make do with what they have as their clash against powerhouse Australia looms. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas Pilipinas survives Japan in Fiba WC Asian qualifier opener

Nov 24, 2017 - 8:06 PM

The Gilas Pilipinas takes on Chinese-Taipei at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Monday, November 27

SEABA winner grouped with Australia in Asian Qualifiers

May 08, 2017 - 4:04 PM

The SEABA slot is drawn into Group B along with newcomer Australia Japan and Taiwan

DRAW RESULTS. The Philippines, should it qualify if it wins the SEABA tournament, will play in Group B against the likes of Australia in the Asian Qualifiers in November. Photo from