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WATCH: Kid tries to be like Steph Curry, gets hit in the face with ball

May 18, 2016 - 3:32 PM

One kid tries to emulate Stephen Curry and instead learns why it s always a good idea to keep his eye on the ball

BALL IS LIFE. This young man learns a valuable lesson in keeping his eye on the ball. Screenshot from Facebook

Pacquiao, Sharapova are not the first to fall out with Nike

Mar 08, 2016 - 10:58 PM

Look back at the athletes Nike has dropped and stuck by through controversy

UN-ENDORSED. Maria Sharapova and Manny Pacquiao are not the first athletes to fall out with Nike. Sharapova file photo by EPA, Pacquiao file photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler

WATCH: Former NBA D-Leaguer impersonates Pacquiao jumpshot

Sep 12, 2015 - 2:55 PM

Brandon Armstrong nails a hilarious impersonation of the boxing legend s unique jumpshot form

Manny Pacquiao's jumpshot form is a bit on the unorthodox side. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Smithsonian embraces crowdfunding to preserve lunar spacesuit

Jul 21, 2015 - 10:24 AM

It marks the first time that any Smithsonian museum has embraced crowdfunding to help cover the cost of preserving its most valuable artifacts from the ravages of time

This spacesuit was worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong, Commander of the Apollo 11 mission, which landed the first man on the moon on July 20, 1969. Image by Mark Avino, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Belajar sabar dari kasus musala Tolikara

Jul 18, 2015 - 6:12 PM

Kita bisa belajar dari cara kanjeng Nabi bersabar ketika masa masa awal dakwah terjadi ia disakiti diserang dihina dan dinistakan Kita tahu bagaimana ia bersabar memilih diam dan tersenyum kepada mereka yang membencinya

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Moon mementos found languishing in Neil Armstrong's closet

Feb 11, 2015 - 11:08 AM

The objects include a 16mm camera that was mounted on the window of the Eagle lunar module to record the historic landing and Armstrong s one small step

A NASA handout photo dated 20 July 1969 shows Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong working at the base of the lunar module on the moon. NASA/Handout/EPA

Lance Armstrong says drug lies would have continued

Aug 20, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Lance Armstrong says he would still be issuing strident denials if he hadn t been caught and then forced to admit to using performance enhancing drugs

Lance Armstrong jubilates on the podium during happier times at the 2003 Tour de France. Photo by Manu Bruque/EPA

Webhits: Neil Armstrong's lunar heartbeat used for a John Lennon cover

Aug 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Berlin based songwriter Louise Gold honors the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission by using Neil Armstrong s heartbeat as a bass line for a John Lennon original

Research breakthrough could help detect HGH

Mar 13, 2014 - 3:41 AM

A research breakthrough using the insulin like growth factor IGF 1 as a biomarker could produce a better test for human growth hormone

NO HOPE IN DOPE.Human Growth Hormone, like the type cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted to using to win 7 Tour De France titles, may become easier to detect with new science. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA

'Sooner or later we'll get you,' IOC warns dopers

Feb 16, 2014 - 12:55 PM

At Sochi there is a reduced emphasis on post competition tests and more on pre competition in a bid to catch potential offenders unawares

OLYMPICS AT SOCHI. The Olympic Rings are seen at the Adler airport, outside of Sochi, Russia, 25 February 2013. The 22nd Olympic Winter Games will take place in Sochi from 07 February until 23 February 2014. Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Armstrong reaches settlement in one fraud case – reports

Nov 21, 2013 - 10:33 AM

USA Today reported the agreement reached between Armstrong and Nebraska based Acceptance Insurance allowed Armstrong to avoid a scheduled deposition

ONE CASE DOWN. A file picture dated 24 July 2005 shows US cyclist Lance Armstrong signaling a seven as he is on his way to win his seventh Tour de France in Corbeil-Essonnes, France. EPA/Olivier Hoslet

Cycling gears up for 100th edition of Le Tour

Jun 23, 2013 - 10:00 AM

This year s Tour is shaping up to be a head to head battle between 2012 runner up Chris Froome and two time winner Alberto Contador

TOUR DE FRANCE 100. In this file photo, general director of the Tour de France cycling race Christian Prudhomme delivers his speech during the presentation of the Tour de France 2013 in Paris, France on 24 October 2012. Photo by EPA/Christophe Karaba

Nike cuts ties with Livestrong

May 29, 2013 - 12:09 PM

Sportswear giant Nike cut ties with Lance Armstrong s Livestrong foundation

Photo from Livestrong Foundation's Facebook page.

No swim comeback for Armstrong - reports

Apr 05, 2013 - 9:29 AM

Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong has scrapped plans to enter a swim race in Texas following objections from FINA

The Oktaves rock hard, roll loud

Mar 04, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Singer songwriter Ely Buendia teams up with an esteemed rock guitarist and a 3 piece band for a rollicking good time

ALL IN. The cover of The Oktaves’ self-titled debut. All photos courtesy of Ish Caparras

No plan to prosecute Armstrong: US lawyer

Feb 06, 2013 - 10:44 AM

US prosecutors said they have no plans to press criminal charges against cycling cheat Lance Armstrong despite his confession that he owes his Tour de France victories to illegal doping

Cycling union disbands Armstrong commission

Jan 29, 2013 - 11:24 AM

The International Cycling Union UCI announced Monday January 28 it had disbanded the independent commission it had set up to investigate alleged involvement by the global governing body in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal

Armstrong interview pulls 3.2 million in US: Oprah network

Jan 19, 2013 - 1:17 PM

It was the most watched show ever on the fledgling OWN network after Oprah s March 2012 conversation with the family of late singer Whitney Houston

This photo received on January 15, 2013, courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, shows Oprah Winfrey’s exclusive interview with Lance Armstrong. AFP/Harpo Studios/George Burns

Banned Armstrong says he wants to compete again

Jan 19, 2013 - 11:44 AM

Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong wants to compete again and doesn t believe he deserved the death penalty of a life ban

Cyclist Lance Armstrong talks to Oprah Winfrey. GEORGE BURNS / AFP

Lance Armstrong apologizes for doping

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:51 PM

Cyclist Lance Armstrong finally admits using performance enhancing drugs

DEEPLY FLAWED. Lance Armstrong, admits he used performance enhancing drugs and tells Oprah he has a deeply flawed character. AFP Photo.

Rappler Newscast | January 18, 2013

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:29 PM

A US Navy ship goes into battle mode when Tubbataha personnel approaches the stranded ship |The Department of Foreign Affairs evacuates 34 Filipinos from an Algerian gas field attacked by Islamist gunmen | Justice secretary De Lima is criticized for the re enactment of the Atimonan shooting

Armstrong admits career was 'one big lie'

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:16 PM

I made my decisions They re my mistake And I m sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say I m sorry for that I view this situation as one big lie that I repeated a lot of times he tells Oprah Winfrey

[LIVE BLOG] Lance Armstrong admits to doping on Oprah

Jan 18, 2013 - 8:29 AM

After years of denying accusations of doping cyclist Lance Armstrong finally admits to using performance enhancing drugs on Oprah s Next Chapter

Cyclist Lance Armstrong talks to Oprah Winfrey. GEORGE BURNS / AFP

Oprah banks on Armstrong to lift her network's profile

Jan 17, 2013 - 10:48 AM

Oprah Winfrey s exclusive interview with Lance Armstrong is a coup for the talk show diva as she strives to pull her upstart OWN network to the front of the crowded TV peloton

This photo received on January 15, 2013, courtesy of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, shows Oprah Winfrey’s exclusive interview with Lance Armstrong. AFP/Harpo Studios/George Burns

Lance Armstrong, baseball and the culture of ‘winning’

Jan 16, 2013 - 1:00 PM

When you have all that money going into sports it would take a very strong athlete to say I will not go down that road That is especially true in a culture that prizes winning above everything else

Armstrong confession not enough: anti-doping chief

Jan 16, 2013 - 9:32 AM

In the wake of Lance Armstrong admitting to doping in an Oprah Winfrey interview World Anti Doping Agency director general David Howman says hsis confession is not enough

CONFESSION. Lance Armstrong has admitted to talk show host Oprah Winfrey that he used performance-enhancing drugs. Photo by AFP.

Lance Armstrong admits doping: US media

Jan 15, 2013 - 9:45 AM

UPDATED Cyclist Lance Armstrong has admitted to talk show host Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs in a lengthy interview to be aired later this week

Lance Armstrong apologizes in person to Livestrong staff

Jan 15, 2013 - 9:03 AM

Fallen cycling hero Lance Armstrong personally apologized Monday January 14 to staff members of the Livestrong cancer charity ahead of his much anticipated interview with talk show diva Oprah Winfrey

Armstrong has yet more to lose if he admits doping

Jan 13, 2013 - 8:48 AM

The disgraced Texan s decision to talk to the famed US talk show host has divided opinion as some say he needs to do something radical to rehabilitate his public profile while others say speaking out will only make matters worse

Armstrong to address doping scandal in Oprah interview

Jan 09, 2013 - 11:04 AM

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong will talk about the doping scandal that dramatically brought down his cycling career during an interview with Oprah Winfrey

Top 10 sports moments of 2012

Dec 25, 2012 - 12:39 PM

From the biggest scandals to the London Olympics 2012 was filled with historic moments and essentially everything we love about sport itself excitement drama and inspiration

British paper sues Armstrong over libel payment

Dec 24, 2012 - 7:51 AM

British newspaper The Sunday Times which suggested Lance Armstrong may have cheated said on Sunday December 23 that it is suing the cyclist over £1 million 1 6 million 1 2 million euros over a libel payment made to Armstrong in 2006

Cycling in 2012: Armstrong destroys the sport as others pick up the pieces

Dec 20, 2012 - 4:20 PM

Credited with one of the greatest comebacks in sport the Tour de France icon that was Lance Armstrong finished 2012 with a reputation as arguably sport s greatest fraud

Four-year ban for athletes caught using drugs?

Nov 20, 2012 - 8:13 AM

The World Anti Doping Agency WADA has sought to redefine its role as a sports watchdog in the wake of robust allegations of a doping conspiracy involving cyclist Lance Armstrong and has proposed doubling bans for athletes caught using performance enhancing drugs

After Armstrong, doping hotline set up for cyclists

Nov 14, 2012 - 10:45 AM

The International Cycling Union UCI is setting up a doping hotline for cyclists who want to blow the whistle on fellow riders one of their efforts to decrease cheating in the sport after Lance Armstrong s scandal

Cycling looks to the future after Armstrong affair

Oct 24, 2012 - 8:13 PM

Cycling sought to move on from the Lance Armstrong doping scandal as leading riders urged fans not to give up on the sport and Tour de France organizers unveiled the race route for its historic 100th edition

Tour wins deleted from Armstrong's Twitter profile

Oct 23, 2012 - 10:23 AM

Lance Armstrong stripped of seven Tour de France titles and cast into cycling oblivion appeared to have acknowledged the decision when he edited his Twitter profile description

Rappler Newscast | October 22, 2012

Oct 22, 2012 - 8:51 PM

President Aquino says infrastructure projects are the key to sustained economic growth | The government wavers on its original plan to make Clark the country s main gateway | Lance Armstrong is banned from cycling after a doping scandal

Lance Armstrong: The fall of a sporting icon

Oct 22, 2012 - 8:43 PM

Once a symbol of perseverance in the face of the most incredible odds Lance Armstrong now seems destined to go down in history as one of the most brazen dope cheats that sport has ever seen

UCI bans Armstrong from cycling, strips him of his titles

Oct 22, 2012 - 7:10 PM

The International Cycling Union UCI announced on Monday October 22 a lifetime cycling ban on Lance Armstrong and stripped him from his seven Tour de France titles as recommended by the US Anti Doping Agency USADA

Cycling union set to make ruling on Armstrong

Oct 22, 2012 - 11:20 AM

International Cycling Union UCI officials were set to announce their decision about the fate of Lance Armstrong on Monday October 22 with their own credibility and that of the sport under fire

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride at the Palmer Events Center on October 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. More than 4,000 cyclists participated in the charity ride supporting cancer survivors. Armstrong has recently been accused of leading "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen" according to USADA officials. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Early wake-up calls for disgraced Armstrong

Oct 21, 2012 - 1:26 PM

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is set for two days of early wake up calls first to address 4 000 bikers Sunday October 21 at a charity ride and then to learn his fate from cycling s global governing body

Nike drops Lance Armstrong

Oct 17, 2012 - 9:03 PM

As doping allegations against him become unsurmountable Nike drops Lance Armstrong from its list of endorsers but will continue to support Livestrong foundation following Armstrong s resignation as chairman

Armstrong doping 'most sophisticated' ever - USADA

Oct 11, 2012 - 12:24 AM

The evidence shows beyond any doubt that the US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team ran the most sophisticated professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen says USADA

The heart of learning

Sep 28, 2012 - 7:51 PM

The stakes are high We have to develop the whole child not just academic proficiency

DR. THOMAS ARMSTRONG SPEAKING at the Super Kids 2012 conference. Photo courtesy of Carl Cuevas

Remains of Neil Armstrong buried at sea

Sep 15, 2012 - 8:43 AM

The cremated remains of Neil Armstrong were scattered at sea after a final tribute to the first man to set foot on the moon

Tributes pour in for Armstrong, the first man on the moon

Aug 26, 2012 - 10:23 PM

Tributes poured in Sunday August 26 following the death of Neil Armstrong the humble US astronaut whose small step on the moon captivated the world and came to embody the wonder of space exploration

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander, inside the Lunar Module as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of his historic moonwalk, July 20, 1969. Image Credit: NASA

'Look at the Moon, remember Neil'

Aug 26, 2012 - 12:08 PM

Next time you walk outside on a clear night and see the moon smiling down at you think of Neil Armstrong and give him a wink

Portrait of Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing mission in his space suit, with his helmet on the table in front of him. Behind him is a large photograph of the lunar surface. Image Credit: NASA

Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012: First man on the moon

Aug 26, 2012 - 10:23 AM

With one small step off a ladder Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20 1969 making him the most lauded American of the Cold War space race

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander, inside the Lunar Module as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of his historic moonwalk, July 20, 1969. Image Credit: NASA

US astronaut Neil Armstrong dead at 82, netizens react

Aug 26, 2012 - 5:20 AM

Armstrong underwent cardiac bypass surgery early August after doctors found blockages in his coronary arteries

UNITED STATES, COLUMBUS : This NASA photo shows Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong as he speaks at a celebration dinner at Ohio State University honoring John Glenn's 50th anniversary of Glenn's historic flight aboard Friendship 7 on February 20, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn was the first American to orbit Earth. AFP PHOTO/NASA/BILL INGALLS.