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Danica Patrick's final NASCAR 500 race ends in crash

Feb 19, 2018 - 10:09 AM

Patrick, who broke ground in the sport by becoming the only woman to win a pole position in a NASCAR Cup race, announced in November that she was retiring from racing in 2018

CRASH. Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, has an on track incident with Danica Patrick, driver of the #7 GoDaddy Chevrolet, and Kasey Kahne, driver of the #95 Procore Chevrolet, during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 60th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 18, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images/AFP

Hanyu defends Olympic title, snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock

Feb 17, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Hanyu and Ledecka rule the ice and snow, respectively

MAGIC. Ester Ledecka and Yuzuru Hanyu take home Olympic golds. Photo by Martin Bernetti (Ledecka) and Aris Messinis (Hanyu).

Oh my quad! US skater Chen makes history with 6 quads

Feb 17, 2018 - 1:12 PM

Chen breaks his own record of 5 quads set last year

Top of the world: Federer, 36, becomes oldest number one

Feb 17, 2018 - 10:51 AM

It is Federer's first time back at the summit since October 2012 having first claimed the top position in February 2004

WORLD NUMBER ONE. Roger Federer is the oldest world number one in history. Photo by Carmen Jaspersen/AFP

Roger Federer 'never imagined' having chance to become oldest number one

Feb 16, 2018 - 12:38 PM

If he wins in the quarterfinals, Roger Federer would surpass Andre Agassi, who held the top spot in 2003 aged 33 years and 131 days

FINE LIKE WINE. The 36-year-old Roger Federer can become the oldest world number one. Photo by Carmen Jaspersen/AFP

Wind causes alpine chaos as slalom postponed

Feb 14, 2018 - 11:46 AM

Strong winds buffet the Rainbow course in Yongpyong, making it unsafe to hold the race

Swimming icon Michael Phelps overjoyed to announce new baby

Feb 14, 2018 - 11:40 AM

The Phelps family welcomes Beckett Richard Phelps to the world

WELCOME. Michael Phelps posts a photo of his wife Nicole and first born Boomer holding the newest addition to the Phelps family, Beckett. Photo from Instagram (@m_phelps00)

Grappling in the season of love: HHWW (Holding Hands While Wrestling) review

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:52 AM

PWR Live's multiple wars: Miguel Rosales hounds PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi en route to 'Path of Gold'. Plus, John Sebastian's 'Oplan Sagip Wrestling' continues.

450 SPLASH. Zayden Trudeau gears up for a beautiful 450 Splash on Trian dela Torre during their match at 'PWR Live: Holding Hands While Wrestling' on February 11. Screengrab from video by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Michael Martinez, Asa Miller carry PH colors in Winter Olympics 2018

Feb 12, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Michael Martinez will compete on February 16 in the men's single skating while Asa Miller will see action on February 18 in the men's alpine skiing

CARRYING THE FLAG. Michael Martinez (left) and Asa Miller (right) are donning the Philippine colors in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Photo from Martinez' Facebook account and Miller's Instagram account


RAW Deal: On the road to WrestleMania 34

Feb 11, 2018 - 3:16 PM

All roads lead to the Elimination Chamber

CHAMBER. Roman Reigns will be in the Elimination Chamber, which is going to determine the new #1 contender to Brock Lesnar’s WWE Universal Championship. Screenshot WWE YT

Love on ice – skating and dating at the Olympics

Feb 11, 2018 - 2:16 PM

Love on and off the ice may or may not conquer all

SOUL MATES. USA's Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim share a life together both on and off the ice. Photo by Aris Messinis/AFP

Venus, Vandeweghe put US up 2-0 in Fed Cup

Feb 11, 2018 - 11:45 AM

USA is the defending champion of the Fed Cup

TEAM USA. Venus Williams advances to the second round of the Fed Cup with team USA team mate CoCo Vandeweghe. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Joint Olympic team makes history for two Koreas

Feb 10, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Short-track speed skater Lim Hyo-jun wins South Korea's first gold. Meanwhile, the joint Korean women's ice hockey team competes, as Kim Yo Jong – sister of Kim Jong Un – watches from the stands.

Norway's Olympians shell-shocked as they're sent 15,000 eggs

Feb 09, 2018 - 2:44 PM

Norwegian chefs get an Olympic surprise as a truck-load of eggs is delivered

SURPRISE. An online purchase gets lost in translation leading to 15,000 eggs being delivered for Norwegian chefs in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. (Stock Photo)

Coach may have known about Larry Nassar in 2011 – Aly Raisman

Feb 09, 2018 - 2:32 PM

At least 265 female athletes – including several Olympic gold medalists in gymnastics – claim Larry Nassar abused them over a period of two decades

STANDING UP. Aly Raisman is among the hundreds that Larry Nassar sexually abused. Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Reebok/AFP

47 Russians lose late court bid to compete at Olympics

Feb 09, 2018 - 11:48 AM

The International Olympic Committee is swift to welcome the decision, the latest twist in the Russian doping scandal, saying the ruling 'supports the fight against doping and brings clarity for all athletes'

Climate change threatens future of golf, says report

Feb 07, 2018 - 11:50 AM

'We are feeling it now with increases in unplayable holes, winter course closures and disruption to professional tournaments. And the future threats are very real,' says a golf course manager

THREATENED. Golf courses like this Spyglass Hill Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California are under the threat of climate change. Photo Warren Little/Getty Images/AFP

'Don't know how I'm here': Colombian roller-skater gets shock Olympic chance

Feb 07, 2018 - 11:11 AM

Gomez switches to speed skating from roller skating

ACCIDENTAL OLYMPIAN. Laura Gomez makes it to the Olympics after only speedskating for 6 months. Photo from PyeongChang 2018

PH junior tennis star Alex Eala to compete in 2018 Roland-Garros

Feb 06, 2018 - 5:26 PM

The 12-year-old Pinay receives a wildcard for the Girls Single qualifiers

ROLAND-GARROS BOUND. A wildcard from FF tennis president grants Alex Eala a chance in the 2018 Girls Singles of Roland-Garros. Photo from Facebook

Eagles honor accidental hero Nick Foles after Super Bowl triumph

Feb 05, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Foles goes toe-to-toe with New England Patriots counterpart Tom Brady in a thrilling 41-33 upset victory for the Philadelphia Eagles at the US Bank Stadium

A SPECIAL PLAYER. Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates with his daughter Lily Foles after his 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

'I'll be back,' vows downcast Brady after Patriots loss in Super Bowl 2018

Feb 05, 2018 - 3:24 PM

'I expect to be back,' Brady tells reporters. 'It's 15 minutes after the game ended, so I would like to process this. I don't see why I wouldn't be back.'

DOWN NOT OUT. Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after fumbling the ball during the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, February 4, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Blame me, says Patriots coach Bill Belichick

Feb 05, 2018 - 1:11 PM

'Obviously we didn't do a good enough job coaching,' says Bill Belichick of New England's Super Bowl loss

UPSET. New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick takes the blame for their Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. CJ Gunther/EPA

WATCH: The best Super Bowl 2018 commercials

Feb 05, 2018 - 12:56 PM

Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage, Chris Pratt, Matt Damon, and more appear in Super Bowl LII's top commercials

NFL: Eagles upset Patriots 41-33 to win Super Bowl

Feb 05, 2018 - 11:25 AM

(UPDATED) The Philadelphia Eagles pull off an upset over the New England Patriots for their first ever Super Bowl

REJOICING. The Philadelphia Eagles celebrate defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Justin Timberlake rocks Minneapolis in Super Bowl LII halftime show

Feb 05, 2018 - 11:10 AM

The singer also pays tribute to the late music icon Prince

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Recording artist Justin Timberlake performs onstage during the Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Christopher Polk/Getty Images/AFP

Daniel Quizon captures Kidapawan Chess Open title

Feb 04, 2018 - 8:52 PM

The 13-year-old Quizon's win is a fitting follow-up to his second place finish in an international youth chess tournament in China last week

PRODIGY. Daniel Quizon, in the file photo, is poised to becoming the next big thing in Philippine chess. Photo from the FB account of Daniel Quizon

Patriots, Brady eye records vs underdog Eagles in Super Bowl

Feb 04, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Tom Brady is the oldest recipient of the NFL's Player of the year award

MVP. Tom Brady bags his 3rd MVP award in the NFL at 40 years old. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

RAW Deal: The best Royal Rumble this decade

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:52 PM

It was a night that never let up in the big moments, as though they truly wanted to reestablish the prestige of the Rumble as an event

GOING TO 'MANIA. Shinsuke Nakamura wins the 2018 Royal Rumble match. Photo from WWE.com

7 unforgettable Super Bowl halftime shows

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:27 AM

From Katy Perry to Prince, these performers rule Super Bowl's halftime show history

KATY PERRY. The pop star dances with the now-iconic Left Shark at her 2015 Super Bowl performance. Screengrab from YouTube.com/NFL

FPI continues to host annual fundraising golf tournament

Jan 30, 2018 - 9:54 PM

The tournament will be benefitting advocacies of anti-smuggling, power and energy and environmental sustainability

Cebuanos dominate Cebuana Lhuillier Tennis kick-off Leg

Jan 30, 2018 - 2:33 PM

Marc Nicole Suson and Elizabeth Abarquez clinch the under-18 boys and girls titles, respectively

GRASSROOTS. The champions and runners-up of the 12th Cebuana Lhuillier Age-Group Tennis Championships with the organizers.

No underdogs in Super Bowls says Brady

Jan 30, 2018 - 1:34 PM

Brady will play his 8th Super Bowl with the New England Patriots

GOING FOR 6. Tom Brady is chasing his 6th Super Bowl crown on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

Wesley So fails to defend Tata Steel Crown

Jan 29, 2018 - 4:01 PM

But the bigger battle for the Philippine-born So, who now plays under the US flag, is the Candidates Tournament where at stake will be the right to challenge world chess champion Magnus Carlsen

SURRENDERED TITLE. Wesley So continues to play for the US and ranks 6th in the world. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

WWE: Shinsuke Nakamura, Asuka win historic Royal Rumble matches

Jan 29, 2018 - 3:10 PM

Also at the Royal Rumble event, WWE Champion AJ Styles and Universal Champion Brock Lesnar retain against their 2 respective opponents

HISTORIC WINS. WWE wrestlers Shinsuke Nakamura and Asuka pick up the victory in their respective Royal Rumble matches on Sunday, January 28. Photos from Facebook

Daniel Quizon nabs silver in China chess tourney

Jan 29, 2018 - 2:21 PM

13-year-old Daniel Quizon scores 7.5 out of 9 rounds to finish second to grandmaster Bai Jinshi of China

SILVER. Daniel Quizon is one of the promising juniors in the Dasmariñas chess program. Photo from Facebook

Ronda Rousey signs with WWE, appears after women's Royal Rumble

Jan 29, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The ex-MMA fighter will now compete in the WWE as a pro wrestler, reports ESPN.com

'ROWDY' RONDA. Ex-MMA fighter Ronda Rousey makes her first appearance as an official WWE superstar at the end of the Royal Rumble on Sunday, January 28. Photo from WWE.com

Tearful Federer wins Australian Open for 20th Slam title

Jan 28, 2018 - 7:51 PM

(UPDATED) 'I'm so happy it's unbelievable. This is a dream come true, the fairytale continues for me,' says tennis superstar Roger Federer

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates beating Croatia's Marin Cilic in their men's singles final match on day 14 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --

Wozniacki's long, hard road back to the top

Jan 28, 2018 - 4:31 PM

The Dane had other ideas as many believed that she was finished

JOURNEY. Caroline Wozniacki finally clinches her first Grand Slam title after 12 disappointing years. Flie photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Sky's the limit for Japan's pint-sized Olympic skateboarding hope

Jan 28, 2018 - 4:03 PM

Sky Brown juggles her skateboarding with professional surfing too

9 YEARS OLD. Sky Brown has set her sights on Tokyo 2020, when the hipster sport makes its Olympic bow. Photo by Behrouz Mehri

RAW Deal: Double the Rumble

Jan 27, 2018 - 11:07 PM

Two Royal Rumble matches, multi-man World Title bouts, and more. Which men and women will head to WrestleMania 34 with title shots and championship gold?

WOMEN'S RUMBLE. For the first time ever, 30 women will take part in a Royal Rumble match. Photo from WWE.com

Emotional Wozniacki wins first Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Jan 27, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Wozniacki overtakes Halep as world number one

FIRST GRAND SLAM TITLE. Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates with the championship trophy during the awards ceremony after her victory against Romania's Simona Halep in the women's singles final. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Gravity Eustaquio gets sweet revenge in ONE Championship

Jan 27, 2018 - 12:13 PM

Geje 'The Gravity' Eustaquio avenges a heartbreaker of a loss last September in Jakarta to The Kazakh

INTENSE. Geje Eustaquio takes down Kairat Akhmetov in One championship, January 26 2018. Photo by ONE Championship

Joshua Pacio overwhelms Chinese newcomer in ONE Championship

Jan 26, 2018 - 11:55 PM

Pacio of Team Lakay uses a rear naked choke to take down Ming Qiang Lan

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Rafael Nunes takes down Eric Kelly in ONE Championship: Global Superheroes

Jan 26, 2018 - 11:33 PM

Nunes forced Kelly to submit in Round 2

Photo by Richard Esguerra/Rappler

Roger Federer makes 7th Aussie final as Chung Hyeon retires

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:05 PM

This is Federer's 7th Australian Open final as he chases his 6th Melbourne title and a record 20th Grand Slam victory

FINALS AGAIN. Switzerland's Roger Federer waves after South Korea's Chung Hyeon retired from their men's singles semi-finals match on day 12 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2018. Photo by  William West/AFP

Ian Lariba appeals for financial assistance for leukemia situation

Jan 25, 2018 - 10:31 PM

Lariba's worsened situation is causing her to have blurred visions and weakness on the left side of her body

CALL FOR HELP. Ian Lariba's leukemia situation worsens as the cancer has spread to her brain and spinal cord. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Halep battles into Aussie Open final with Wozniacki

Jan 25, 2018 - 5:41 PM

Simona Halep sets up a finals match against Caroline Wozniacki

FINALS. Simona Halep defeats former world number one Angelique Kerber and is now in the 2018 Australian Open Finals. File Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

PH's Michael Martinez to compete in 2018 Winter Olympics

Jan 25, 2018 - 12:01 PM

Martinez takes the place of Swedish figure skater Alexander Majorov

RETURN. Michael Martinez gains a spot in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

Federer cruises into his 43rd Grand Slam semis

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:16 PM

Federer sets up a semi-finals clash with South Korea's Chung Hyeon

BREEZE. Roger Federer downs long-time rival Tomas Berdych in straight sets.

Art of War Wrestling debuts with 'Genesis' on March 17

Jan 24, 2018 - 8:29 PM

AoW Wrestling's inaugural event at Valkyrie at the Palace will be headlined by former pro wrestling champion 'Classical' Bryan Leo versus The Nuke

ART OF WAR. AoW Wrestling will make its debut in the burgeoning Philippine pro wrestling scene in March. Photos from their Facebook page