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Ex-Duterte supporter Bituin Escalante now campaigns for opposition

Nov 30, 2018 - 12:35 PM

Singer Bituin Escalante says in supporting opposition senatorial candidates in the 2019 polls, she hopes to be 'part of the solution'

DUTERTE SUPPORTER NO MORE. Singer Bituin Escalante tells Team Pilipinas why she is supporting the opposition's senatorial bets in 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Opposition hopes to repeat Robredo's 2016 victory for Senate bets

Nov 30, 2018 - 11:40 AM

'Hindi ba meron tayong isang kandidato na from 1% to Vice President? Nasubukan na po natin noon. Uulitin natin para sa 8,' Team Pilipinas convenor Maria Cecila Reyes tells volunteers for the opposition's 2019 campaign

TEAM PILIPINAS. Campaign manager Senator Francis Pangilinan and 4 of the Oposisyon Koalisyon's senatorial bets pose for a group photo with Team Pilipnas. All photos by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Bong Go now part of Gilas Pilipinas

Nov 11, 2018 - 8:27 PM

Former Special Assistant to the President Bong Go will serve as head of delegation to the national team in the Asian Qualifiers for the World Cup

DIFFERENT FIELD. Bong Go says he could still be called SAP – Special Assistant to the Philippine team. Photo from Delfin Dioquino

Matthew Wright eager to shake off suspension 'stigma'

Sep 16, 2018 - 10:10 PM

Known for his outside sniping and scoring, Wright will be a welcome addition for Team Pilipinas against Qatar in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers

BACK AT IT. Matthew Wright returns to national team duty after serving a one-game suspension from FIBA. Photo from

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Qatar - FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2019

Sep 16, 2018 - 7:48 PM

Gilas Pilipinas looks to capitalize on the return of Japeth Aguilar and Matthew Wright and the debut of Stanley Pringle in the qualifiers

FIBA 3x3 U18 boys fall to 7th place, girls improve to 5th seed

May 30, 2017 - 5:35 PM

Team Philippines FIBA 3x3 Under 18 boys fail to grab top spot but the girls shock spectators as they sweep the eliminations round

Team Pilipinas Cheer and Dance takes on the 2017 World Cheerleading Championship

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:09 PM

Team Pilipinas Cheer and Dance will try to win awards in 4 divisions at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida

INTERNATIONAL DUTY. Team Pilipinas Cheer and Dance has financed their trip through donations from friends and family as they've yet to earn government recognition or support from sponsors. Photo from Team Pilipinas

PH boys edge Nicaragua, succumb to Burundi in Street Child World Cup

Apr 02, 2014 - 3:35 PM

The Philippine boys’ squad eked out contrasting results on opening day winning their first match against Nicaragua 1 0 only to drop a 0 4 game to Burundi in the afternoon in the 2014 Street Child World Cup

TOP OF THE WORLD. Team Philippines' boys club poses at the Street Child World Cup in Brazil. Photo from press release

Desire vs necessity: Solons weigh in on Blatche naturalization bill

Mar 07, 2014 - 4:36 AM

As House Bill 3783 seeks to naturalize NBA center Andray Blatche for the FIBA World Cup politicians argue its merit

FILIPINO OR NOT? Filipino solons continue to debate the merits of naturalizing Brooklyn Nets center Andray Blatche. Photo by Erik Lesser/EPA

No pressure for Gilas newcomer Paul Lee

Mar 04, 2014 - 4:17 PM

Former PBA Rookie of the Year and newly minted Gilas member Paul Lee isn t overwhelmed by the prospect of representing Team Pilipinas

LETHAL WEAPON. First-time Gilas team member Paul Lee isn't overwhelmed by the stage he's about to play on. Photo by Jane Bracher

Roundup: FIBA Asia U16 Championship Day 1

Sep 26, 2013 - 10:14 PM

A roundup of games in Day 1 of the 2013 FIBA Asia U16 Championship

PH spikers vow to go all out in Asian championships

Sep 06, 2013 - 9:13 PM

The Philippine team vows to give it their all in the Asian championships

FOR THE COUNTRY. Saet says it's time to play for the Philippines. File photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

Gilas Pilipinas lineup for FIBA-Asia Championships revealed

Jul 11, 2013 - 12:44 PM

Gilas Pilipinas unveiled its final 12 man roster for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships

Final phase: Gilas to go through tough NZ grind

Jul 10, 2013 - 10:41 PM

Gilas Pilipinas goes to New Zealand for the final phase of their preparation for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship

File photo from FIBA Asia.

No Azkals, Malditas in SEA Games

Jun 27, 2013 - 5:49 PM

The Philippines will not be sending delegates to the football and futsal competitions of the 2013 SEA Games

File photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Gilas Diaries: Go big or bust

Jun 10, 2013 - 10:49 AM

Enzo Flojo dissects Gilas choice to pick Group A over Group D in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships

Upstart Malditas annihilate Iran

May 22, 2013 - 12:18 AM

The Philippine Malditas annihilated Iran 6 0 in the 2014 AFC Women s Asian Cup qualifying tournament

Volcanoes test top-ranked Japan

Apr 17, 2013 - 10:17 AM

The Philippine Volcanoes face their biggest challenge yet a date with top ranked Japan in the HSBC Asian 5 Nations