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Hallasgo, Tabal renew marathon rivalry

Jan 18, 2020 - 8:48 PM

After a thrilling SEA Games battle, long-distance queens Christine Hallasgo and Mary Joy Tabal fight for the crown again in the National Milo Marathon Finals

TOP BET. Christine Hallasgo aims to follow up on her huge SEA Games triumph. File photo by Josh Albelda

Facebook bans conspiracy theorists, controversial black activist

May 03, 2019 - 7:01 AM

(UPDATED) The social media titan bans Louis Farrakhan, the head of the Nation of Islam, far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, and Milo Yiannopoulos, a high-profile right-wing provocateur, in its latest crackdown on hate content

COMBO) This combination of pictures created on May 02, 2019 shows right-wing British provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos answers questions during a speech at Parliament House in Canberra on December 5, 2017, commentator Alex Jones arrive to hear testimony by Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 11, 2018, Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, National Representative of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and The Nation of Islam, speaks onstage during the Celebration of Life memorial service for late US rapper, recording artist and social activist Nipsey Hussle, at the Staples Center on April 11, 2019 in Los Angeles. Facebook on May 2, 2019, banned black activist leader Louis Farrakhan, far-right icon Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, know for neo-Nazi rhetoric, and several others in a heightened crackdown on hate content at the leading social network. "We've always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology," Facebook said in a statement. Others banned Thursday from Facebook and Instagram were Paul Nehlen, a political candidate espousing white supremacist views; and conspiracy theorists Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer. SAUL LOEB, MARK GRAHAM, Kevork Djansezian / AFP / POOL AFPForum Your opinion matters

Albay top cop replaced after Batocabe slay

Dec 24, 2018 - 12:57 PM

Albay police chief Milo Bella Pagtalunan is reassigned to the Philippine National Police's Bicol regional office. One of his deputies is assigned as officer-in-charge of Albay police

CRIME SCENE. AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe and his police escort SPO1 Orlando Diaz are shot dead just under a waiting shed after completing a gift-giving program in Daraga town in Albay. Photos from Bicol Police

Tabal nails 6-peat, Poliquit returns as marathon champ

Dec 09, 2018 - 12:21 PM

Mary Joy Tabal and Rafael Poliquit earn the right to represent the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after ruling the Milo Marathon National Finals

2018 KING & QUEEN. Mary Joy Tabal (left) and Rafael Poliquit are set to represent the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

2018 MILO-FCB exposes young Filipinos to international football

Nov 20, 2018 - 3:55 PM

MILO-FCB Road to Barcelona Philippine delegation applies learnings in a friendly match against Fundacion Marcet Football Academy

ONCE-IN-A-LIFTIME. Jelena Soon and Tristan Ybanez of the Philippine delegation carry the flag in the pitch. Photo from Milo press release

[OPINION] Of Marcos, Duterte, and Zeman: Reviving the ghosts of the past

Sep 22, 2018 - 5:48 PM

Slogans like 'Never Again' and 'Never Forget' displayed or shouted at rallies in Manila and elsewhere in the Philippines also have a lot of meaning to Czechs who care to remember what went on before the Velvet Revolution – our own version of EDSA

No fear for Visayas' football girls

Sep 10, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Both Reyanna Traya and Jodi Banzon aren't worried of getting bruises and scars or even getting hit by flying footballs

GIRL POWER. Reyanna Traya (left) and Jodi Banzon want other girls to get into women's football in the Philippines. Photos by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Barca coach thinks Etheridge can spark PH football fever

Sep 09, 2018 - 2:42 PM

FC Barcelona youth coach Jordi Aguilar wants football to be the number one sport in the Philippines

CATALYST. Neil Etheridge's debut in the Premier League has the potential to make football popular in the Philippines. Photo from Instagram (@neil38etheridge)

Homegrown junior booters eye Europe berth

Sep 08, 2018 - 8:41 PM

After their training camp in Barcelona, Cebuanos Josh Garces and Ethan Roxas want to compete in Europe when they grow up

BIG DREAMERS. Josh Garces (left) and Ethan Roxas return home from Barcelona with dreams of playing football in Europe. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Milo-FC Barcelona vows no repeat of visa problem

Sep 05, 2018 - 9:53 PM

Two junior booters failed to join the Barcelona training stint last year due to visa issues

COMMITMENT. Milo Philippines and FC Barcelona will make sure that all winners will be able to join the training camp in Spain. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Manila Milo Marathon champions seek SEA Games slots

Jul 29, 2018 - 6:43 PM

The top placers in the Manila leg hope for a repeat win in the national finals where they get a chance to earn spots in the 2019 Manila SEA Games

NATIONALS-BOUND. Christine Hallasgo and Jeson Agravante lead the marathon finishers of the 42nd National Milo Marathon Manila leg. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Solenn Heussaff cracks personal best in Milo Marathon

Jul 29, 2018 - 12:52 PM

The French-Filipino celebrity attains a personal 10K milestone despite the early morning rain

FITSPIRATION. Solenn Heussaff proves that she can compete with some of the best in the country as she finishes in the top 10 of her division. Photo from Instagram (@milophilippines)

Martes, Lamparas rule Urdaneta leg of Milo Marathon

Jul 16, 2018 - 5:11 PM

The two champions earn themselves a spot in the National Finals where they can seek the Milo Marathon King and Queen titles

CHAMPS. Christabel Martes (left) and Kurt Jomas Lamparas takes the spotlight out of the 13,000 participants. Photo from MILO

PH karatekas use extra allowances to compete in Malaysia tourney

Jul 03, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Shairef Afif and John Paul Bejar bag medals out of the 4 karatekas who traveled to Malaysia

NEW FOUND SKILLS. (from left to right) Engene Dagohoy, kumite coach Shin Tsukii, John Paul Bejar, Sharief Afif and Oliver Mañalac join the 19th MILO International Karate Championship 2018. Photo by Richard Lim/AAK

Milo Marathon champions to represent PH in 2019 SEA Games

Jun 07, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Laoag hosts the 42nd edition where the winners will get more than just cash rewards

Athletics president Philip Juico gives his full confidence to the Milo winners along with Milo consumer marketing manager Meg Panopio, business executive officer-senior vice president Joey Uy, brand ambassador Solenn Heussaff, business unit manager-vice president Willy de Ocampo, general manager Laurent Boisdton, national finals local race organizer Faivo Bartolome, and national race organizer Andrew Neri. Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler

Oscar-winning 'Cuckoo's Nest' director Milos Forman dies at 86 – report

Apr 14, 2018 - 3:49 PM

Milos Forman dies after a short illness, his wife Martina says

DIRECTOR. In this file photo taken on October 10, 2010 Czech-born US director Milos Forman poses during a photocall after being awarded for his contribution to cinema during the second edition of the Lumiere 2010 Film Festival in Lyon, eastern France. Photo by Jean-Philippe KSIAZEK / AFP

The week in photos: March 3-9, 2018

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Men dismantle the symbolicly attached prosthetic arms from a replica of the Venus de Milo during an action led by Handicap International to raise awareness on the thousands of amputees worldwide in need of a prosthesis, at the Louvre-Rivoli metro station in Paris on March 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT

Duterte appoints new Customs officials

Feb 08, 2018 - 11:17 AM

The new appointees include former regional chiefs of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

BUREAU OF CUSTOMS. President Rodrigo Duterte has named new top officials to the revenue agency. Photo from PhotoPhilia (Wikipedia Takes Manila participant)

Pro-Russian Zeman scores second term as Czech president

Jan 28, 2018 - 12:12 AM

Milos Zeman narrowly wins over his pro-European liberal rival Jiri Drahos in a runoff election

REELECTED. Czech President Milos Zeman (C) is accompanied by his wife Ivana (R) as he casts his ballot at a polling station in Prague on January 26, 2018, during the second round of presidential elections in the Czech Republic. Photo by Michal Cizek/AFP

Raonic makes earliest Slam exit in 7 years

Jan 16, 2018 - 2:15 PM

Milos Raonic's last first round exit was in Roland Garros 2011

EARLY EXIT. Milos Raonic walks away from the Australian Open after his worst performance since 2011. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

East-west clash as Czechs vote for new president

Jan 13, 2018 - 4:56 PM

Although Milos Zeman is in pole position as the country kicks off a final day of first-round voting Saturday, the outspoken head of state is unlikely to win an outright majority

ANTI-MIGRANT. This file photo taken on November 09, 2016 in Prague shows Czech President Milos Zeman giving a statement to the media. Czech President Milos Zeman on Saturday, January 28, 2016, praised Donald Trump's anti-migrant steps from the day before, saying the new US president simply cared about his citizens' safety. Photo by Michal Cizek/AFP

Values kids can learn from sports

Dec 21, 2017 - 11:32 AM

These life lessons will remain long after you’ve left the field

Mary Joy Tabal completes historic Milo 5-peat in her toughest race ever

Dec 04, 2017 - 5:10 PM

She runs with a heavy heart as she coped with her father's death just hours before the race

HEARTBREAKING. Mary Joy Tabal sheds tears of anguish as her father will never be present in the sidelines to watch her run ever again. Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

Tabal aims for record 5th Milo Marathon queen title

Dec 02, 2017 - 11:13 PM

Olympian Mary Joy Tabal is favored as she will be racing over a familiar route when the Milo Marathon National Finals will be held for the first time in her home city of Cebu

Duterte transfers Customs execs accused of corruption to DOTr

Nov 10, 2017 - 12:12 PM

President Duterte gives Milo Maestrecampo and Gerardo Gambala new government posts despite accusations of corruption and collaboration with drug smugglers

Majority floor leader Rodolfo Fariñas during a congress hearing regarding the seized P6.4 billion worth of smuggled shabu from China, during House Committee on Ways and Means on Wednesday, Aug. 02, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Gordon panel wants charges vs Faeldon, 4 others over P6.4-B smuggled shabu

Oct 11, 2017 - 8:59 AM

The Senate blue ribbon committee wants former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon charged with violation of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act and the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act

Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon attends the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the P6.4B worth of shabu shipment from China on July 31, 2017. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Here's what else was in Taguba's text messages on Customs

Aug 30, 2017 - 8:47 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte s son Paolo and son in law Mans Carpio are mentioned in text messages of Customs fixer Mark Taguba to Tita Nanie

Boystown runner bags gold in 1st Milo Little Olympics Visayas

Aug 26, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Jessie Abelgos love for the sport bloomed under the guidance SEA Games 2017 marathon gold medalist Mary Joy Tabal and coach John Philip Dueñas

INSPIRED. Jessie Abelgos (left) was urged by his mother to attend school in SMS Boystown in Cebu. Sitting next to him is SMS Boystown local superior Sr Emelan Lee (right). Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

Berita selebriti hari ini: Jumat, 4 Agustus 2017

Aug 04, 2017 - 6:43 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Tabal recounts how MILO Marathon led her to international success

Jul 13, 2017 - 7:51 PM

Long before the Olympics Mary Joy Tabal had to start somewhere

FROM 5K TO MARATHON QUEEN. Mary Joy Tabal began running the Milo 5K. Now she's the 4-time defending MILO Marathon champion. File photo

SAKSIKAN: Deretan selebriti nyanyikan lagu Spice Girls, ‘Wannabe’

Jul 09, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Bintang bintang televisi dan layar lebar menyanyikan Wannabe untuk merayakan ulang tahun ke 21 lagu hit Spice Girls ini

WANNABE. Nicole Kidman, Millie Bobby Brown, dan James Franco adalah tiga dari deretan selebriti yang membawakan cover hit era 90an ini dengan caranya masing-masing. Screenshot dari

WATCH: Millie Bobby Brown, Nicole Kidman, more cover Spice Girls’ ‘Wannabe’

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:11 AM

Stars from the big and small screen zig a zig ahh to celebrate the song’s 21st anniversary

Brilliant Thiem ends Nadal winning streak in Rome

May 20, 2017 - 10:45 AM

Dominic Thiem will now meet the winner of the quarter final clash between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro

WINNER. After defeating the 4th seeded Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem now has a 17-3 record on clay this year. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

Trump threatens Berkeley funds over Breitbart protests

Feb 02, 2017 - 8:27 PM

The university is placed on lockdown as the sold out appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos a conservative firebrand was canceled Wednesday evening

PROTEST. People protesting controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos march in the street on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/ Getty Images/ AFP

Czech president backs Trump's anti-migrant steps

Jan 28, 2017 - 7:04 PM

US President Trump protects his country he s concerned with the safety of his citizens Exactly what EU elites do not do Zeman s spokesman tweets

ANTI-MIGRANT. This file photo taken on November 09, 2016 in Prague shows Czech President Milos Zeman giving a statement to the media. Czech President Milos Zeman on Saturday, January 28, 2016, praised Donald Trump's anti-migrant steps from the day before, saying the new US president simply cared about his citizens' safety. Photo by Michal Cizek/AFP

5 men to watch at the 2017 Australian Open

Jan 10, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Here are 5 players who might challenge the world s top two Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic

ON TO THE AUSSIE OPEN. Milos Raonic, seen here at Brisbane International on January 7, 2017, is one of 5 men that could challenge the world's top two tennis players. Saeed KHAN / AFP

It's official: Andy Murray is now the world's top men's tennis player

Nov 06, 2016 - 6:08 AM

Britain s Andy Murray is now the world s top tennis player supplanting the struggling Novak Djokovic after Milos Raonic withdrew from Paris

TOP GUN. Andy Murray has moved into the world's top spot among men's tennis players after Novak Djokovic's recent slump. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Sorongon, Pescos prevail in Cebu leg of Milo Marathon

Sep 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Ruffa Sorongon makes it back to back in the 21K women s race while Rafael Pescos tops the 21K men s race for the first time

Gretchen Ho on being a champion: ‘You can’t do it all on your own’

Aug 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM

The pro athlete and host shares how her friends and family helped her find and nurture her passion for volleyball

SPIKE! The dazzling champions of the first-ever #MyNesteaBeach Fantasy Volleyball Match.

The road to being a champion

Aug 27, 2016 - 2:00 PM

From being an athlete to a businessman and now a father Chris Tiu has been driven by his values and deep desire to succeed for others on and off the court

Japoy Lizardo on leaving a legacy

Aug 26, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The celebrated national athlete talks about Taekwondo and how the sport has inspired him to be champion in life

Children believe sports can make them champions – survey

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Sports benefit your child in ways beyond the physical

Nestle to invest P2 billion in new plant for MILO

Aug 02, 2016 - 5:30 PM

The new plant is expected to begin production in November 2017

Wimbledon runner-up Raonic out of Olympics over Zika fears

Jul 16, 2016 - 3:10 AM

The Olympic tennis tournament suffers another blow as the world number 7 withdraws from competition

NO GO. Milos Raonic won't be heading to Rio. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Andy Murray outclasses Milos Raonic to win second Wimbledon crown

Jul 11, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Andy Murray finishes Milos Raonic in 3 sets to win his third Grand Slam title

CHAMPION AGAIN. Andy Murray wins his second Wimbledon title and his first Grand Slam title in 3 years. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Murray to face Raonic in Wimbledon final after Berdych rout

Jul 09, 2016 - 2:22 AM

Murray crushes Berdych and Raonic overcomes Federer to set up an enticing Wimbledon final

ALL ENGLAND CLUB FINAL. Andy Murray will compete in his third Wimbledon final. Photo by Gerry Penny/EPA

Customs chief Faeldon hires 20 Magdalo soldiers

Jul 05, 2016 - 11:31 AM

Among the officers joining the Bureau of Customs are former Army captains Gerardo Gambala and Milo Maestrecampo

Tennis legend McEnroe to coach Raonic at Wimbledon

May 28, 2016 - 7:06 PM

John McEnroe who won Wimbledon in 1981 1983 and 1984 says he will work alongside Milos Raonic s full time coach Carlos Moya at the All England Club

LEGEND COACHING. US tennis legend John McEnroe (L) will be coaching Milos Raonic at Wimbledon this year. Photos by JEREMY LEMPIN and SEBASTIEN NOGIER/EPA

French Open: Murray survives second straight 5-set battle

May 26, 2016 - 3:07 AM

Andy Murray avoids his worst Grand Slam loss in 8 years surviving a stern challenge from world number 164 Mathias Bourgue to make the third round

BATTLE-TESTED. Andy Murray, who survived a close call against Mathias Bourgue in the French Open second round, hasn't found his foes to be in awe of him. Photo by Yoan Valat/EPA

Why you should pay closer attention to your child’s 'baon'

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:07 PM

For school children a healthy well rounded lunch box can be just as important as breakfast