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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

Typhoon Onyok leaves PAR

Oct 01, 2019 - 12:20 AM

Even though Typhoon Onyok (Mitag) is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, occasional rain and gusty conditions could persist in Batanes

Typhoon Onyok slightly intensifies on its way out of PAR

Sep 30, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Typhoon Onyok (Mitag) has maximum winds of 130 km/h and gustiness of up to 160 km/h as of Monday afternoon, September 30

Typhoon Onyok's rainbands affecting Batanes

Sep 30, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Typhoon Onyok (Mitag) is 200 kilometers north northeast of Basco, Batanes, as of Monday morning, September 30

Typhoon Onyok slows down, maintains strength

Sep 30, 2019 - 7:00 AM

Signal No. 1 is still raised in Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands due to Typhoon Onyok (Mitag) early Monday, September 30

Onyok now a typhoon

Sep 29, 2019 - 11:20 PM

Typhoon Onyok (Mitag) is 285 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes, as of Sunday evening, September 29

Severe Tropical Storm Onyok continues to intensify

Sep 29, 2019 - 5:55 PM

The trough or extension of Severe Tropical Storm Onyok (Mitag) will continue to affect parts of Northern Luzon

Severe Tropical Storm Onyok gains more strength, slows down

Sep 29, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Onyok (Mitag) might strengthen further into a typhoon within 24 hours

Onyok intensifies into severe tropical storm

Sep 29, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Severe Tropical Storm Onyok (Mitag) now has maximum winds of 95 km/h and gustiness of up to 115 km/h as of early Sunday, September 29

Tropical Storm Onyok continues to strengthen

Sep 29, 2019 - 12:40 AM

PAGASA says Tropical Storm Onyok (Mitag) might intensify further into a severe tropical storm

Signal No. 1 up in Batanes, Babuyan as Onyok slightly strengthens

Sep 28, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Tropical Storm Onyok (Mitag) now has maximum winds of 75 km/h and gustiness of up to 90 km/h as of Saturday afternoon, September 28

Onyok intensifies into tropical storm

Sep 28, 2019 - 11:35 AM

Tropical Storm Onyok is given the international name Mitag as it strengthens on Saturday morning, September 28

Tropical Depression Onyok enters PAR

Sep 28, 2019 - 6:55 AM

Tropical Depression Onyok is the Philippines' 15th tropical cyclone for 2019, and the 5th in September

'Unprepared' new coach Getigan steers Adamson to 1st triumph

Mar 03, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The three-time Palarong Pambansa champion coach hopes to quickly turn around the Lady Falcons' campaign

MAGIC. Onyok Getigan works his magic that steers Adamson to its first win. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2: The first performances

May 06, 2018 - 2:24 PM

Watch the first performances from week one of 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2

BABY BEEGEES. The TNT Boys kick off the second season of 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' with an impersonation of The BeeGees. Screenshot from Your Face Sounds Familiar on YouTube

Onyok Velasco still has not received Olympic medal bonus 20 years later

Aug 11, 2016 - 12:35 PM

After being told his paperwork had been lost Onyok Velasco waits for the P2 5 million incentive he was promised for earning a silver medal at the 1996 Games

STILL WAITING. Boxer Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco has yet to receive the full incentive promised to him for earning the Philippines its second Olympic silver medal in 1996. Photo from Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.

Hidilyn Diaz to get P5M, other benefits required by law

Aug 09, 2016 - 4:52 PM

Senator Manny Pacquiao chairman of the Senate sports committee is set to conduct an inquiry into the government s failure to give incentives to winning athletes as mandated by law

SILVER. Hidilyn Diaz makes history as a silver medalist for the Philippines at the Rio Olympics. Photo by Nic Bothma/EPA

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Philippines' Olympic medalists

Aug 03, 2016 - 9:30 AM

The Philippines has won 10 medals since joining its first Olympics in 1924 Learn more about the Filipino athletes who have shined on the biggest stage in sports

Nona, Onyok leave P4.9-B damage in 5 regions

Dec 22, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Disaster management officials say Central Luzon Calabarzon Mimaropa Bicol and Eastern Visayas suffered the most damage from the twin storms

Children use a water basin to cross a flooded street in Candaba, Pampanga, north of Manila on December 18, 2015. Vast swathes of farmlands inundated by Typhoon Koppu in October were flooded again this week by rains from Typhoon Melor and the flooding could worsen or spread to other areas as a second storm in less than a week threatens the country. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / AFP / NOEL CELIS

Death toll rises to 45 in typhoon-hit Philippines

Dec 20, 2015 - 5:33 PM

After two successive storms some towns remain flooded and it is uncertain if evacuees can spend Christmas at home

IN PHOTOS: Onyok leaves flooding in southern PH

Dec 19, 2015 - 10:53 PM

As Onyok makes its way out of the Philippines it leaves behind floods in several regions in the Philippines

Death toll climbs to 41 as more floods threaten PH

Dec 19, 2015 - 12:05 PM

UPDATED Almost the entire Philippines is experiencing rains More floods are possible says a PAGASA forecaster

MORE FLOODS. Filipino villagers rest on the roof of their flooded house in the typhoon-hit town of La Paz, Tarlac province, southern Manila, Philippines, December 17, 2015. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

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Dec 19, 2015 - 10:00 AM

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#OnyokPH: Help map critical reports

Dec 19, 2015 - 12:28 AM

Share critical information such as flooded areas damaged roads or people in need of rescue by reporting your location and the situation on the Agos Disaster Alert Map

Ports closed due to #OnyokPH

Dec 18, 2015 - 11:30 PM

At least 4 500 passengers 109 rolling cargoes 38 vessels and 15 vessels are stranded in various seaports before Tropical Depression Onyok makes landfall

Recurring flood nightmare in typhoon-battered Philippines

Dec 18, 2015 - 10:07 PM

We re used to this but it doesn t make it any less difficult says one resident

Residents ride on a truck to evacuate to higher ground in Candaba, Pampanga, north of Manila on December 18, 2015. Vast swathes of farmlands inundated by Typhoon Koppu in October were flooded again this week by rains from Typhoon Melor and the flooding could worsen or spread to other areas as a second storm in less than a week threatens the country. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / AFP / NOEL CELIS

Onyok makes landfall over Davao Oriental

Dec 18, 2015 - 5:38 PM

UPDATED The tropical depression has weakened into a low pressure area after making landfall

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Tropical depression Onyok, Binay’s funds, migrant crisis | 12PM wRap

Dec 18, 2015 - 1:50 PM

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Tropical Depression Onyok speeds up

Dec 18, 2015 - 11:44 AM

It is moving closer to the Surigao del Sur Davao Oriental area Storm Signal No 1 is up over 23 areas

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Onyok maintains strength as it threatens Caraga

Dec 18, 2015 - 6:12 AM

More areas in Mindanao are placed under signal 1 ahead of Tropical Depression Onyok s landfall

Onyok moving a bit faster toward Mindanao

Dec 17, 2015 - 11:36 PM

The tropical depression remains on track for a Friday landfall in the Caraga region

More areas under signal #1 as Onyok heads for Mindanao

Dec 17, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Tropical Depression Onyok will make landfall in the Caraga region on Friday

Onyok threatens Caraga region in Mindanao

Dec 17, 2015 - 12:16 PM

The tropical depression is expected to make landfall by Friday night

Tropical Depression Onyok maintains strength

Dec 17, 2015 - 7:33 AM

Onyok also slows down as it makes its way to Mindanao

Angat dam to release excess water

Dec 17, 2015 - 5:26 AM

It is not expected to cause flooding but areas along the river are advised to be alert

Onyok slightly intensifies; still far from land

Dec 16, 2015 - 11:56 PM

Tropical Depression Onyok strengthens a bit as it heads for Mindanao

#FloodPH: Lando-like floods in C. Luzon expected night of Dec 16

Dec 16, 2015 - 9:01 PM

UPDATED Project Noah releases a map of villages in Bulacan and Pampanga that are at risk

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Dec 16, 2015 - 7:43 PM

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Another cyclone: Onyok joins Nona in the Philippines

Dec 16, 2015 - 6:31 PM

Tropical Depression Onyok is expected to make landfall over the Caraga region in Mindanao

Gold medalist Gabriel Moreno wants a simple life after Olympic success

Aug 27, 2014 - 2:58 AM

After winning an archery gold medal at the Youth Olympics Gabriel Moreno dreams of making the 2016 Summer Olympics and pursuing culinary arts

GOLDEN ARROW. Gabriel Moreno takes a bite of the gold medal he won at the Youth Olympic Games. Photo by David Lozada/Rappler

Gabi ng Pagpupugay: A tale of Philippine sports

Jun 13, 2014 - 6:35 PM

It was a night of celebration as Filipino sports legends from various disciplines were honored at Resorts World Manila

CELEBRATING PH SPORTS. The Pagpupugay awardees pose on stage at the event's conclusion. Photo by Josh Albelda

Palace says it has 'limited resources' to fund sports

Feb 17, 2014 - 7:02 PM

The Philippine government claims that it has a limited budget for sports and is asking the private sector to shoulder the expenses to assist in funding athletes

THIN ICE. Lone Filipino Winter Olympian Michael Martinez finished 19th at the men's figure skating event despite limited government support. Photo by Andrej Isakovic/AFP

'Mini Pacquiao' beats odds, slays giant in Palaro

Apr 24, 2013 - 8:52 AM

Mini Pacquiao is in Dumaguete and he s in the form of a 4 foot 2 boxer from Cebu

IN TEARS. Lariosa was in tears after beating a bigger foe. Photo by Rappler/Myke Miravite.