Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ “It’s very heartwarming because we’re getting a lot of volunteers among the PBA players,” Barrios said during the event launch Thursday at Bonifacio High Street. Do not bring these items in SEA Games venues BI on alert for illegally deployed OFWs to Iraq 8th Top Leaders Forum assessed the progress of public-private efforts in building climate and disaster resilient communities Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Asian shares slide on weak Japan data; US markets closed Padda, Lady Falcons relish pressure from school officials LATEST STORIES View comments Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Read Next John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding SBP president Al Panlilio FILE PHOTOThe Fiba 3×3 World Cup just might be a teaser for the Philippine hosting of the 2023 World Cup, but Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) expects to draw record crowds just the same for the event slated June 8 to 12.“We’re excited because there will be 40 teams from different countries coming over to the Philippines,” said SBP president Al Panlilio. “3×3 is basketball, but played differently. It’s equally exciting.”ADVERTISEMENT Games will be played at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan—which has a seat capacity of 55,000—so SBP hopes to set a 3×3 crowd attendance record.The Philippines previously hosted the Fiba 3×3 World Tour events for club teams that saw packed audiences at SM Megamall in Ortigas and Robinsons Place Manila as PBA stars like Terrence Romeo and Calvin Abueva represented the country.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“One of the things we viewed as important was the success of the World Tours in the two malls in the previous years,” said Fiba managing director Alex Sanchez. “We would like to give the event a strong push for the Filipinos to see if they can develop a strong program to be in Tokyo 2020 (Olympics).”SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said aside from Romeo and Abueva, past 3×3 players like Troy Rosario, Mac Belo, Glenn Khobuntin, Karl Dehesa, Russel Escoto, Kiefer Ravena and Jeron Teng head the list of candidates.
Videos Pogba reunited with his ‘love’, but Man Utd return remains some way off Chris Burton 14:52 10/6/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Videos Paul Pogba Manchester United Premier League The France international is working with a football again, but not as the Red Devils would have hoped as he continues to nurse a hamstring problem Paul Pogba is working with a football again, but he remains some way off being reunited with his “love” in competitive action for Manchester United.The French midfielder has been out of action since picking up a hamstring injury in a Champions League clash with Basel on September 12.That ailment has kept him out of five matches for the Red Devils and the latest round of international fixtures. Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. Jose Mourinho has admitted that the 24-year-old is set to be sidelined “long-term”, with Pogba reduced to dancing with a ball at present, rather than kicking one.Moves with my love pic.twitter.com/puP3OwceZs— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) October 5, 2017Pogba has previously posted videos on social media to suggest that he is stepping up his rehabilitation.He is back in the gym, with a “Bruce Lee style” approach being taken to his fitness regime.Bruce Lee style !! Wouaaaa tchaaaaaa #recovery pic.twitter.com/mMXX9dARxp— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) October 3, 2017United will be hoping to have him back in contention before too long, as the £89 million man is a key part of their plans.Pogba also started the season in fine style, with his early efforts – which included two goals – earning him the club’s Player of the Month award for August.Mourinho’s side have fared admirably in his absence, winning all of the games he has missed to date and with Marouane Fellaini impressing in a cover role.They are, however, a better side with Pogba in it, with the arrival of Nemanja Matic to fill a holding role over the summer having freed a creative influence to make more of an impact in the final third of the field.