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Trip down memory lane as Filipino icons grace SEA Games 2019 opening

Nov 30, 2019 - 10:09 PM

Eight Filipino sporting legends gather for one night and take centerstage in a memorable SEA Games spectacle

LEGENDS ONLY. Filipino icons (from left, clockwise) Lydia de Vega, Akiko Thomson, Eric Buhain, Alvin Patrimonio, Bong Coo, Efren 'Bata' Reyes, Onyok Velasco, and Paeng Nepomuceno serve as flagbearers in the Southeast Asian Games opening ceremonies. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Claro Pellosis, coach of Lydia de Vega, dies

Jul 22, 2019 - 12:35 PM

The top coach and former national team member suffers from cardiac arrest at 84

ICON GONE. Claro Pellosis won a gold medal for the Philippines in the 1962 Asian Games. Photo from Ojon Artiaga's Facebook account


Corrales-Nelson surpasses Lydia de Vega's 200m PH mark

May 25, 2019 - 5:52 PM

Filipino-Canadian Zion Corrales-Nelson shatters the 33-year-old record of the Philippine athletics legend

Journalists, media groups and advocates slam 'attempt to silence Rappler'

Nov 13, 2018 - 6:44 PM

(UPDATED) Media groups and press freedom advocates express support for Maria Ressa and Rappler as the company faces yet another legal battle

Lydia De Vega, Paeng Nepomuceno lead Hall of Fame class

Oct 12, 2018 - 4:31 PM

Asia's sprint queen and the four-time World Cup bowling champion banner the 10 Filipino sporting legends who will be enshrined in the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame

Lydia de Vega, Asia's 'sprint queen,' honored in Palaro

Apr 15, 2018 - 10:15 PM

In her message, Lydia de Vega tells young athletes not to give up on their dreams

Photo courtesy of Ariem Cinco

Purisima charged with perjury for non-disclosures in SALNs

Feb 27, 2018 - 3:26 PM

Purisima is charged with failing to disclose 3 land properties and 4 firearms

Former PNP Chief Allan Purisima attend hearing on his Usurpation of Ofiicial Funtions case at the Sandigan Bayan on Friday. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

5 hal tentang Olga Lydia

Apr 21, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Hari ini Olga Lydia melangsungkan pernikahannya dengan Aris Utama di Gereja Katolik Katedral Jakarta Pusat

Olga Lydia mealbuhkan hatinya pada Aris Utama di usia 40 tahun. Foto dari akun Instagram Olgaly_dia.

Cerita cinta Olga Lydia dan Aris Utama hingga melangkah ke pelaminan

Apr 21, 2017 - 2:19 PM

Olga dan Aris menikah di Gereja Katolik Katedral Jakarta Jumat 21 April

Olga Lydia dan Aris Utama usai menggelar pemberkatan pernikahan di Gereja Katolik Katedral, Jakarta. Foto oleh Rappler.

FOTO: Pernikahan Olga Lydia dan Aris Utama

Apr 21, 2017 - 12:49 PM

Olga dan Aris menikah hari ini Jumat 21 April di Gereja Katolik Katedral Jakarta Pusat

Olga Lydia dan Aris Putra menikah di Gereja Katolik Katedral, Jakarta Pusat, Jumat, 21 April. Foto oleh Rappler.

CA issues permanent protection order for 'Tokhang' victims in Payatas

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:09 PM

This is the second court victory for the first ever case filed against President Rodrigo Duterte s Oplan TokHang

SC issues writ of amparo favoring anti-Oplan TokHang petitioners

Jan 31, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Relatives of alleged drug suspects earlier filed a petition seeking the suspension of Oplan TokHang operations and protection from alleged police harassment

WRIT OF AMPARO. The SC issues a writ of amparo in favor of petitioners against Oplan TokHang operations in Quezon City. Rappler file photo

Jennylyn Mercado's mom Lydia dies

Oct 29, 2016 - 4:53 PM

Manager Becky Aguila says Lydia Jennylyn s adoptive mom died of sepsis secondary to pneumonia

WATCH: Steph Curry drains full-court...golf putt

Mar 11, 2016 - 4:33 PM

Steph Curry can hit basketball shots from all the way down Now we know he can hit golf putts from the parking lot too

FROM DOWNTOWN. Stephen Curry has range with his jump shot and his golf swing. Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Ellen finds the amazing South Korean student who covered 'Hello'

Nov 21, 2015 - 2:41 PM

Lydia Lee covers Adele s Hello live on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

LYDIA LEE. The South Korean student, whose cover of Adele's 'Hello' went viral online, performed the song live on Ellen DeGeneres' show. Screengrab from YouTube/TheEllenShow

Legendary PH track and field coach Rosito Andaya dies

Jul 29, 2015 - 10:22 PM

Rosito Andaya who developed a long list of Asian and national champions as an athletics coach for numerous schools has died at age 77

Rosito Andaya has died at age 77, his son confirmed to Rappler.

Women's Pool takes centerstage at the Queens Cup

Apr 11, 2015 - 3:59 AM

The Philippines own Rubilen Amit will lead a troop of Asian lady pool masters against some of the finest from America and Europe Will it help reignite interest in the game?

China's Chen Si Ming is rated number one in the world and will be in action at Resorts World Manila. Some feel the 20-year-old will eventually go down as one of the best female pool players ever. Photo by Bob Guerrero

'Lechon queen’s' advice to OFW families

Mar 31, 2015 - 10:13 PM

Says the woman behind Lydia s Lechon: Whenever you are presented with a good business opportunity just say yes then figure out how to deliver on your promise

Learning from Lydia Yu-Jose

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:16 PM

Noted academic Dr Lydia Yu Jose passes away A former student remembers the tough but compassionate teacher

Getting acquainted with the Palarong Pambansa

Apr 20, 2014 - 3:38 PM

The Palarong Pambansa is the nation s stage for tomorrow s sports heroes With Palaro 2014 rapidly approaching Levi Verora captures the spirit of competition in this piece

RECORDS WILL FALL. Two young women run their hearts out at Palarong Pambansa 2013. Photo by Kevin dela Cruz/Rappler

UE's Jennyrose Rosales sets new PH record in UAAP track meet

Dec 07, 2013 - 12:09 PM

Jennyrose Rosales of UE surpasses Lydia de Vega s 32 year old Philippine record in the 400 meters of UAAP track and field

New show brings out the mom in Jennylyn

Aug 19, 2013 - 8:17 PM

Upcoming TV contest Anak Ko Yan finds significance in life story of actress singer host

SHE'S THE GUIDE. Jennylyn relates to the contestants. Photo from her Facebook

Japan PM's visit to PH: 'Image-building'

Jul 27, 2013 - 8:01 PM

The Philippines and Japan will only provoke China with their strategic partnership which is the bigger picture behind the Japanese PM s visit says an analyst

INFOGRAPHIC: Palarong Pambansa 2013

Apr 18, 2013 - 10:30 PM

Here s your Rappler guide to the 2013 Palarong Pambansa

Edna Vida Froilan: Beyond ballet's legacy

Mar 04, 2013 - 3:26 PM

Rappler celebrates Women s Month with stories on inspiring women ladies who make a difference Be prepared for a fearless femme overload

SHE STILL HAS IT. Edna Vida Froilan strikes a dance pose in this photo posted September 2012. Photo from Edna Vida Froilan's Facebook page

Athletics: The sport that started it all

May 03, 2012 - 5:32 PM

While there are athletes like Rene Herrera and Marestella Torres who continue to be succesful in athletics there is a need to further develop and better promote the sport in the country