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One Family beats Dukhan Ballers at Pibaq tourney

Mabuhay Resto, Ryan Libuit seems unstoppable with a tight duo defense of Power Horse Maranan & Romero.
By Ailyn Agonia
Qatar Tribune Daily English Newspaper
Pics by: Ronnie Castro
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PIBAQ opens "President Alvita Cup 2014" for men

Pibaq opens 15th season of Men’s Basketball League.

By Ailyn Agonia
Qatar Tribune Daily English Newspaper

Pics By Ronnie Castro
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PIBAQ tourney raises QR8,000 for typhoon victims

Photos: PIBAQ President PAT Cardio hands over the funds raised during the eight-week tournament to Filipino envoy HE Crescente Relacion at a cermeno held recently.

By Ailyn Agonia (Tribune News Network)
Pictures by: Ronnie Castro
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Manila Metrostars, Pampanga’s Pride arrange finals showdown

“Manila Metrostars’ forward Mardie Lim scores one over Mindoro’s Michael Paderes and Jeffrey Justiniano in this semifinal action in the PIBAQ 3rd Ambassador Cup. Manila prevailed, 71-70, and will face Pampanga who won over Batangas, 81-71, in the finals on Friday”.

Manila Metrostars, Pampanga’s Pride arrange finals showdown
By Danotzki Santos
Pics by: Ronnie Castro
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Manila Metrostars dump Pangasinan, Pampanga drub Visayas

“Metrostar Mardie Limin soars high and foils a point-blank attempt at the basket by Pangasinan’s 6’7” beanpole Jason Tiongson, as Sandie Limin and Peter Junio look on in this bit of quarterfinals action in the PIBAQ 3rd Ambassador Cup 2014 at the QBF Multi-Purpose Training Gym”.

By Danotzki Santos
PIBAQ Sports Journalist

Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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PIBAQ promotes basketball among youth

PIBAQ promotes basketball among youth

Qatar Tribune Daily English Newspaper
By Ailyn Agonia
Pics by: Habibidak
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3rd Ambassador’s Cup features three categories

3rd Ambassador’s Cup features three categories

By Joey Aguilar
Gulf Times Daily English Newspaper
Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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PIBAQ opens 2014 with tourney as tribute to Filipino envoy

Action photos taken during the 2nd Ambassador Cup 2011.

Pics by Ronnie Castro
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Team LBC are champion

“League sponsor Travelex Worldwide Money through Business Development Manager, Mr. Shan Kamarudheen presented the champion crown to Team LBC of the PIBAQ 14th Season Travelex Cup 2013 at the Al Gharafa Training Gym”.

By Chris Panganiban
Pics by Ronnie Castro
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Team LBC clinched game one best-of-3 finals

“MVP Richard Raagas of PCSI-Dukhan Ballers escaped with a tight defense for a basket.”

By Chris Panganiban
Pics by Ronnie Castro&
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LBC Kentz, Mindoro Spartan reach semis

“The LBC Kentz team earned the semifinal ticket in the Travelex Cup 2013.”

By Chris Panganiban
Pics by Ronnie Castro
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TCC Stars trounces LBC Kentz with a double-digit edge

“Former collegiate UAAP NU Bulldog Ronnie Cajayon on his charity Free-throw shot at the 15th foot-line”.

By Chris Panganiban
Pics by Ronnie Castro
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LBC Kentz defeated MINDORO Spartan

A power rebound of former PBA San Miguel Beer star Arnold Calo of LBC Kentz".

By Chris Panganiban
Pics by Ronnie Castro
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Mindoro Spartan survived crucial game over Gilas Nahkowh

“Mindoro Spartan’s big man Poldong Rodriguez was hugged by team mate Mac Gomez after he converted the buzzer beating basket to win the game, 75-73, over Gilas Nahkowh”.

By Chris Panganiban
Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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Dukhan Ballers begin well

Former PBA San Miguel Beer stand-out Arnold Calo of LBC Kentz trying to block with the action ensued after the program with Dukhan Ballers trouncing LBC Kentz, 71-61, when the winning team pulled away in the dying minutes led by 12th Season MVP Rodel Mallari

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TRAVELEX CUP FORMALLY OPENS

“Shan Kamarudheen, Business Development Manager of Travelex Qatar, the main sponsor of the tournament, tossed the ball together with the PIBAQ Official, Philippine Embassy representative and Co-Sponsor to mark the opening of the league”.

By Chris Panganiban

Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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New PIBAQ season all set to start

At the press pictorial, Mr. Shan Khamarudheen, from title sponsor Travelex Qatar, Co-sponsor, Mr. Wilson Galicia owner operator of the Boracay Filipino Restaurant with PIBAQ President, Mr. Pat Carido, League Court Supervisor, Mr. Vergel Limbitco and the QBFR Chairman, Mr. Hernando Flores.

Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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One Family recaptures Crown

One Family/ Office System team receives the championship crown from PIBAQ officials and sponsors of Power Horse Cup 2013. The champions regain the crown after several seasons.

By: Chris Panganiban
Pictures by: Ronnie Castro
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One Family whips Batang Sanna in Game 1

Veteran One Family star Anthony Isip seems unstoppable here as he glides his way towards the basket.

By Chris Panganiban
Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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Game-1 semis victory for Batang Sanna & One Family

One Family’s Sajid Padilla flies swiftly towards the basket but still got a charging foul.

By Chris Panganiban
Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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QatarFalcon reigns over Dubai All-Star in friendly

PIBAQ Team Qatar Falcon with officials of Pinoy Basketball of Qatar in Dubai, recently.

By: AILYN AGONIA
Pictures by: Andrei Avila (SnapShots 2013, Dubai-UAE)
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FIlipino basketball team to play in Dubai

Filipino basketball team to play in Dubai
Ailyn Agonia
Qatar Tribune, Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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TCC Stars-Botak survives a seven straight win

“Nahkowh’s Eric Tamayo tries to go after the ball from Bryan Tolentino of TCC Stars-botak”.

By: Chris Panganiban
Pictures by: FRITSCHE BAUTISTA (Chaiful Ideas)
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Stars-Botak ousts One Family to Stop Slot

A cyclinder defense by Christian Candido of Batang Sanna against Giovanni Claverio of Unibeton".

By Chris Panganiban
Pictures by: Ronnie Castro
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One Family thrive in the first place

“Jonathan Dumangcas of Alicafe commits a holding foul from Allan Reyes of Dukhan Ballers”.

By Chris Panganiban
Pictures by: Ronnie Castro
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KBAS beat Alicafe

“Arman Catibog of NAHKOWH team sky walks his way to the basket despite a tight post defense”.

By: Chris Panganiban
Pics by: Ronnie Castro
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Power Horse Cup 2013 formally opens

“Ghassan El Raahi, Manager of Power Horse Energy Drink in Qatar, McDonald’s Qatar Marketing Manager Ronald Arugay and Vista Land Marketing Exequil Tunay for tossing the ball to mark the opening of the league”.

By Chris Panganiban

Pics by Ronnie Castro
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POWER HORSE CUP 2013 (Season 13)

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Four Filipino basketball referees receive national level licences

The 12 new senior referees together with the national referees Homer Balbin, William Manaois, Hernan Flores and Aristotle Fernandez during the awarding rites led by PIBAQ President Pat Carido and PIBAQ official Vergel Limbitco.

Pics by; Ronnie Castro
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Qatar Filipinos down Dubai to win GCC championship

"All the players combined well, that is why we won"

Photo Caption: The Qatar team “Falcon” celebrates after their victory in the 4th GCC All-Filipino Basketball Championship.

By Joey Aguilar (Doha)
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Filipinos ready to show off basketball skills

Charge d’Affaires Melvin C Almonguera (seated third right) and PIBAQ President Pat Carido (seated third left) along with other officials at the press conference at Corp Executive Hotel yesterday.

By: Reynald (Peninsula)
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The upcoming GCC All-Filipino Championship will be the first of its kind after 14 years.

The 4th GCC All-Filipino Club Championship
Straight from Pat Carido
President and Founder, Pinoy Basketball of Qatar

By: Danotzki Santos

Pics: Leo Enriquez
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GCC Filipino basketball event in Doha on April 18 and 19

"Fourteen years later, it is Qatar’s turn to host the event thanks to the initiative of the Pinoy Basketball of Qatar (PIBAQ)"

By: AILYN AGONIA
Qatar Tribune daily english newspaper
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Qatar to host GCC all-Filipino basketball event

"THE EVENT, WHICH WILL BE HELD AFTER 14 LONG YEARS, WILL FEATURE TEAMS FROM QATAR, THE UAE (ABU DHABI ANDDUBAI) AND BAHRAIN"

By Joey Aguilar
Gulf Times daily english newspaper

Pictures by: Norman Manguinao
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Dukhan Ballers wins PIBAQ Subaru Cup Championship[

The new Division-2 champions Dukhan Ballers team received the award from PIBAQ President PAT Carido in-behalf of Mannai Trading Co., Subaru Cars in Qatar".

By Chris Panganiban

Pictures by OZKI Realubin
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Power Horse sweep finals of Subaru Cup

The new champions Power Horse Energy Drink received the award from Allan Paul Paredes, of Subaru Cars Qatar.

By Chris Panganiban

Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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Four all-star Pinoy teams vie for 4th GCC Cup

From left (Qatar) PIBAQ President Mr. PAT Carido, (Bahrain) FCBG Former Chairman & Senior Advisor Rod Cleofas, (Dubai) PBBL Commissioner Jhun Paule & (Abu Dhabi) E-Games Sports, Commissioner Alex James Harrow during the launching of the 4th GCC All-Filipino Club Championship, Press Conference & Meeting at the Maharlika, The Presidents Hotel, Dubai Karma Center.
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Power Horse win first final with late kick

Rodel Mallari of Batang Isarog seems unstoppable even as Jason Tiongson tries to ride with him in the flight

By Chris Panganiban

Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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PIBAQ KEEPS THE LOVE OF BASKETBALL BURNING AMONG FILIPINO EXPATS

PIBAQ is in the 12th Season of the Subaru Cup 2012 held at the Al Gharafa Sports Club, indoor hall every Friday from 9:00pm to 3:00pm. The tournament’s Championship Best of 3 Series is scheduled on February 22, March 1 and March 8. PIBAQ updates and other information are available through http//:www.pibaq.sportingpulse.net and www.facebook.com/pibaq.

By AILYN AGONIA (DOHA)
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KIA down Flamin’Go in OT to meet Dukhan

“CEG’s Ryan Feliciano blocks a drive lay up of Natsco’s Glenn Gerbese”.

By Chris Panganiban

Pictures By Ronnie Castro
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Four teams do-or-die kick off for semis

“CEG pursued by Ronald Garcia forced Flamin'Go Bogs Laher the appropriate basket”.

By Chris Panganiban
Pictures by Ronnie Castro
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Qatar Mens 3x3 Basketball Tournament

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12 points clinched victory for Team Creation

Rey Solomon of Batang Isarog swerves amid close guard on his way to make his patented baby hook shot.

By Chris Panganiban
Pictures by: Ronnie Castro
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Dukhan Ballers strike half shot victory over Natsco Garage

The ever reliable and Qatar national youth basketball player CJ Casas seems to be unstoppable in his drive towards the basket.

Picture by Ronnie Castro
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CEG International defeats TCC Stars

Veterans TCC Paul David secured a tight defense to Rookie CEG Tristan Japson during the crucial period".

By Chris Panganiban

Pictures by: Monette Pagkaliwagan
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Power Horse beat One Family to stay atop

“A sweet execution by Chris Guerero of Power Horse driving his way with acrobatic shot in the land of the giants”.

By Chris Panganiban
Pics By Ronnie Castro
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SBP Licensee Seminar 2013 (Referees Accreditation)

“The continuing thrust to improve more our professionalism standards and consequently step up the level of competition of the Filipino basketball league in Doha, Qatar”.
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TCC Stars win over the Consultants-Ralos

A power forward move by Edgar Sy of Consultants-Ralos amid a tight defense.

By Chris Panganiban

Picture by: Fritsche Bautista
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Mercado lifts Team Creations in hard-earned win

3 Point King Ronnie Cajayon escaped to a tight defense of One Family squad

By: Chris Panganiban

Photoshoot by: Ronnie Castro
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Batang Isarog prevailed over the Jewelers

Radel Mallari of Bataan Isarog mammoths a drive towards the basket as defenders just helplessly watch him.

By: Chris Panganiban

Pictures by: Ronnie Castro
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QP Dukhan, Consultants-Ralos, QDVC-LRT, Dukhan Ballers, IMCO, Team Creation Stars, CEG International & KIA Motors Win

John Paul Rivera of IMCO Engineering defied the odds to glide his way to the basket.

By Chris Panganiban
Photo by Ronnie Castro
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MEC-One Family slammed down Power Horse

“This is my ball” seems to what Mark Anthony Isip is saying as he grabbed the ball.
“This is my ball” seems to what Mark Anthony Isip is saying as he grabbed the ball.

By: Chris Panganiban
Pictures by: Kervin Ocampo
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PIBAQ Grand Opening, Filipino teams to feature in QBF tournamnet

Official Tossing of Ball with Qatar Basketball Federation Mr. Ahmad Ali Al-Mawlawi, Secretary General & Mr. Khamis Al-Sheraim, Board member and the sponsors Mannai Trading WLL, the official distributor Subaru cars & McDonald’s Qatar.

By: Chris Panganiban

Pictures Shoot by: George Vabiano
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PIBAQ 12th Season of basketball league opens on 19 October

The premier Filipino basketball league, Pinoy Basketball of Qatar (PIBAQ), will open its 12th season dubbed as Subaru Cup 2012 at the Gharafa Training Gym driven with a more competitive and bigger teams participation.

By: Chris Panganiban
Photoshoot by: Ronnie Castro
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Official Creative of the Subaru Cup 2012

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Al Emadi Enterprises & Team Creation Concepts, Win the game 1 Finals

Team Creation team made the first win in the best of 3 championship series against the defending champion KIA Motors Tamaraw.

By; Chris Panganiban
Pictures by: Ronnie Castro
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4-way tie takes Western Union Cup into mad scramble

Photoshoot by Erickson Ocampo
Eric Tamayo of KIA Motors glides his way towards the basket.

By: Chris Panganiban

Photoshoot by: Erickson Ocampo
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Ronnie Cajayon made it to finals

Ronnie Cajayon top 4th finalist for the three point shootout championship competition.
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Team Creation down depending champ

Reigning MVP Radel Mallari of KIA Motors glides with up and rising star Francis Albert Mercado of Team Creations.
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Rumaillah beats Power Horse in thrilling 3-point game-ender

August Tailor’s small forward Michael Paderes was also the big factor for their win since he was unstoppable when he started to wax hot in the second half that he sparked up the momentum and change the complexion of the game.

By Chris Panganiban

Photoshoot by: Ronnie Castro

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Qatar Kentz straight three wins.

Qatar Kentz third straight win with no losses still in top spot.

By: Chris Panganiban

Photoshoot by: Ronnie Castro

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Al Emadi trounce Beton basketball team.

Qatar Kentz escaped a narrow victory over Power Horse Energy Drink.

By: Chris Panganiban

Photoshoot by: Ronnie Castro

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HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrhaman Al-Thani, president of Qatar Basketball Federation, graced the grand opening of Western Union Cup 2012 of PIBAQ.

It was the first time that Sheikh Saoud attended the PIBAQ opening since it was organized in 2005. 

By Chris Panganiban

Photoshoot by Ronnie Castro

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Jersey Masters edge KIA Motors to take 1-0 lead

Michael Paderes of KIA Motors tries to glide with legs crossed for an easy lay up against Jersey Masters.

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Photo shoot by: Ronnie Castro

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Cotabato Empire, Trans Fast / KBAS register...

Kbas Vs Qatar Kentz

Nikus Valerio converted a difficult shot inside the keyhole with only 6 seconds left to seal the win.

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN


Photo shoot by: Ronnie Castro

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One Family down GAC...

Action from the PIBAQ match between One Family and GAC at the Al Gharrafa Training Gym.

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Photo shoot by: Ronnie Castro

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Opening of McDonald's Cup 2011

A toss being done by PIBAQ's Aiko Atienza and President Pat Carido for the opening game.

BY CHRIS PANGANIBVAN

Photo shoot by: Ronnie Castro

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10th PIBAQ-McDonald's Cup 2011, Press Conference

PIBAQ & McDonald's Official, announce the opening of the 10th McDonald's Cup 2011, from left PIBAQ League Manager Mr. Bombet Vitor, PIBAQ President Mr. PAT Carido, Assistant General Manager - Marketing Mr. Firos Myladan & Assistant Marketing Manager Mr. Ronald Arugay.

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Photo shoot by: Ronnie Castro

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Chowking Qatar register victory, Ali Cafe dumped Qatar Kentz 78-54

Al Khor Community took the ballgame on their hands over PDC Tamweem, 82-73. (22 November 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Photo shoot by Leo Enriquez

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7th Filipino basketball opens in Doha

What makes this tournament a truly come-on to basketball fans are the entry into the league of former basketball stars of the prestigious Philippine Basketball Association who were given another crack to play for different teams. (23 October 2010 - page 4)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Photo shoot by: Leo Enriquez

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Vodafone Qatar Basketball Cup 2010

Vodafone Qatar decided to forge a partnership with the PIBAQ after learning that the premiere basketball league has already gained wide popularity in the ever growing population of Filipinos in Qatar now estimated to have reached 250,000. (October 16, 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Photo shoot by Chris Panganiban

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One Family in Final

One Family’s Anthony Isip is challenged by a Rumaillah player in their semifinal game on Friday. One Family won 89-83 to enter the final. (Sunday, July 11, 2010-Page 31)

BY CHRIS V PANGANIBAN

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Rumaillah Group and One Family win

A pick and roll offense by Rumaillah was also proven to be the factor behind their big win as they continue to rally with easy baskets inside the keyhole.

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

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KBAS-Banco De Oro win over Rumaillah

The game was interrupted for several minutes while the officiating committee and referees confer in deciding the penalty. (21 June 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

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Rumaillah Group win in McDonald’s Cup

SBQ’s win has given them the third slot for the semi-final rounds. The game between Rumaillah and Power Horse was tight right from the very start that halftime score was low, 36-33, with Rumaillah taking the lead. (Sunday, June 6, 2010 page 34 Sports page)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

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PIBAQ gets official SBP status

PIBAQ’s accreditation to SBP was formalised during the ongoing 21st FIBA Asia Champions Cup at the Al Gharafa Basketball Stadium after PIBAQ officials were sworn in by lawyer Noli Eala, SBP Executive Director... (Saturday, May 29, 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

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Rumaillah Group thrash Tamaraws

Defending champion Rumaillah Group easily dumped Western Union Tamaraws 106-77 in the lopsided fourth quarter that saw the losing team only limited to two points in the crucial seven minutes of play that should have spelled the difference of the game in the ongoing 6th McDonald’s Qatar Basketball Cup 2010 of Pinoy Basketball of Qatar (PIBAQ) - May 10, 2010

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

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Narrow victory for Power Horse Energy Drink

Power Horse quickly regained the two-point lead with 13 seconds left. Qatar Kentz could still have the luxury of time to equalize the game before the final buzzer but all their dominating rebounds inside the keyhole failed to convert into a basket. (Monday, May 3, 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Photo shoot by: Willy Arias

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Reliable imports like Guerero and Camson were too tired to finish a fighting match

A big factor why SBQ losses,” said Pinoy Basketball of Qatar Commissioner Edgar Sambo. (April 24, 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

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Filipino stars wow crowds

The old magic displayed by former Filipino basketball stars reminiscent of their heydays during the exhibition game at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Friday night has brought the house down to the delight of the organisers of Emir Cup 2010 basketball tournament.

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

Pictures from: The Qatar Basketball Federation (QBF)

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Former basketball stars to shine again in Doha

PBA Legends

Former PBA stars William “Bogs” Adornado, Kenneth “Captain Barbel” Duremdez, Paul “Mr Excitement” Alvarez, Bong “The Hawk” Hawkins, Noli “The Tank” Locsin, Bal “The Flash” David”, Rodney “The Slasher” Santos , Alvin “Robocop” Teng and Joey Mente will excite the fans of their sporting prowess during their heyday, when PBA was still well-known throughout the country. (April 15, 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBAN

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GAC World salvage pride

Bilfinger Berger registered another victory over SBQ-Kamayan Restaurant, 87-75 (July 26, 2010)

BY CHRIS PANGANIBVAN

Photo shoot by: Rey Egusquiza

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