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Hazing? What hazing?

Oct 01, 2019 - 8:00 PM

We are all under siege, all on trial over Darwin Dormitorio's death and over his classmates’ and schoolmates’ participation in the everyday steps that led him to his last vomit

Want to be a cadet pilot? Cebu Pacific gives you the chance

May 18, 2019 - 2:22 PM

Ready to spread your wings and fly? The search is on for Cebu Pacific's next batch of cadet pilots

Cadets in PNP Academy oral sex scandal appeal dismissal

Dec 10, 2018 - 9:11 PM

Their motion for reconsideration is junked, but they can still file for an appeal before the Philippine Public Safety College

APPEAL JUNKED. PNP Academy cadets are ordered dismissed after participating in an alleged oral sex scandal no less than inside the police school's grounds. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PNP Academy orders 9 cadets dismissed over grad beating

Aug 21, 2018 - 12:33 PM

The Philippine National Police Academy wants erring cadets out early in the police service

ATHLETE'S CORNER: Troy Rike steps up

Jul 18, 2018 - 8:20 PM

After gaining social media attention, the 22-year-old Gilas Cadet plans to do more on and off the court

PH junior paddlers land best finish in Southeast Asian championship

Jul 10, 2018 - 8:02 PM

Philippines places 4th for the first time in the annual Southeast Asian tournament

RISING STARS. The Philippine table tennis youth team's performance catapulted the country to a 4th place standing. Photo from Philippine Table Tennis Federation Inc

Beau Bolick inspires Maraño juggling act

Jul 06, 2018 - 5:22 PM

The Philippine women’s volleyball team captain hopes to do the same as basketball standout Bolick, who balances his time between two teams

POWER COUPLE. Aby Maraño and Robert Bolick both see action for Philippine teams.

Rappler Talk Sports: Kobe Paras joins PH team to Asian Games

Jun 21, 2018 - 6:56 PM

The Gilas Cadet standout will debut in the continental games this August

Gilas Cadets end FilOil campaign with win over EAC

Jun 12, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The Gilas cadets finished with a 4-5 record, failing to qualify for the quarterfinals.

ON FIRE. Matt Nieto scores 15 points with 4-of-7 from the arc. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Ricci Rivero apologizes for shouting at female fan

Jun 11, 2018 - 8:34 PM

The 20-year-old could not hide his frustrations and shouted at a fan asking for a photo with him

SORRY. Ricci Rivero says what he showed when he shouted at a fan was 'unacceptable behavior.' Photo by Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: PH dominates Brazil in FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018 opening game

Jun 09, 2018 - 5:42 PM

Watch how Gilas Pilipinas started its FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018 campaign

STUNNER. Roger Pogoy's back-to-back outside shots got the crowd cheering as he gave Philippines an edge over Brazil. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Gilas coach Uichico praises debuting 'system player' Troy Rike

Jun 04, 2018 - 10:36 PM

For a Gilas Pilipinas first-timer, Troy Rike showed strong fundamentals on both ends of the court, which caught the attention of head coach Jong Uichico

GILAS DEBUT. File photo of new Gilas Pilipinas cadet Troy Rike. Photo from Wake Forest University Twitter account (@WakeMBB)

Gilas cadets close out Filoil Cup campaign with blowout of Mapua

Jun 04, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The national team cadets end the preseason tournament with a 3-5 record

BLOWOUT. Kobe Paras scores 12 points for the Gilas cadets' romp of Mapua. File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

TNT core, Blatche reinforce Gilas cadets in Asian Games

May 31, 2018 - 6:37 PM

National team mainstays Jayson Castro, Terrence Romeo, Troy Rosario and Roger Pogoy – all KaTropa players– are expected to lead the Philippines' Asiad team

ASIAD-BOUND. Majority of the TNT KaTropa are bound for the Asian Games. the File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

ATHLETE'S CORNER: Ricci Rivero rises

May 27, 2018 - 8:29 PM

The former La Salle standout puts controversies behind and restarts his basketball career

Gilas 2023 halts FilOil losing streak with late-rally win over UE Warriors

May 22, 2018 - 9:19 PM

Tired of losing to late scoring runs for the last 3 games, Gilas launches one of their own and clamps down on defense while they were at it

SMOOTH FINISH. Juan Gomez de Liano scores a go-ahead bucket on the back of a 13-0 run. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

No abandoning ship: Disappointed Gilas Cadets stay focused on buildup

May 16, 2018 - 5:32 PM

Despite absorbing 5 losses in 6 outings, the young national pool vies to stay focused on their preparation for the 2023 FIBA World Cup

TEAM SPIRIT. The Gilas Cadets may be far from their ideal form, but a team official says it’s an exercise to build brotherhood. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NU Bulldogs unleash late rally in FilOil, eliminate Gilas from contention

May 15, 2018 - 9:27 PM

With its 5th loss of the season, the national team will not make it to the FilOil playoffs

PLAYER OF THE GAME. NU rookie John Lloyd Clemente's 23-point outing pushed the Sampaloc-based team to silence the Gilas Cadets. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas cadets crash anew in FilOil Cup, give up late rally to UP Maroons

May 08, 2018 - 9:47 PM

Bo Perasol rests King Maroon Paul Desiderio for the evening

TURMOIL. The Gilas cadets crash to their 4th loss in the Filoil Flying V Preaseason Cup. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perasol always ready to lend UP stars Desiderio, Gomez de Liaño to Gilas

May 07, 2018 - 6:31 PM

It's more important to serve the country first, said the Fighting Maroons head coach

DOULE DUTY. Juan Gomez de Liaño (left) and Paul Desiderio play for both the UP Fighting Maroons and the Gilas cadets in the Filoil Flying V Premier Cup. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA champ San Beda rips listless Gilas cadets by 21

Apr 29, 2018 - 8:34 PM

The winless Gilas cadets have lost their last two contests by an average margin of 20 points

TOUGH LUCK. Nothing has been going the Gilas cadets way as Kobe Paras also goes down due to a back injury. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle storms back from 20 down to stun Gilas cadets

Apr 27, 2018 - 8:59 PM

Behind Kib Montalbo and Aljun Melecio, the Green Archers pull off an incredible turnaround to win by 19 points

EX-TEAMMATES. La Salle's Aljun Melecio and former teammate Ricci Rivero, who's now playing for the Gilas cadets, face off for the first time. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Rivero says there's nothing 'negative' in looming clash vs ex-team La Salle

Apr 23, 2018 - 2:41 PM

It's just been less than a month since the high-flying guard announced his exit from the De La Salle University Green Archers

OPPOSING SIDE. Ricci Rivero looks to get his first win in the Filoil Flying V Premier Cup as the Gilas Pilipinas cadets take on his former team, the De La Salle University Green Archers. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles topple Rivero-led Gilas cadets in Filoil

Apr 21, 2018 - 9:37 PM

Thirdy Ravena delivers an all-around effort of 16 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals in the win

STIFLING DEFENSE. The Ateneo Blue Eagles clamp down on Kobe Paras, who has a relatively off night of 13 points on a 5-of-14 shooting, to beat the Gilas Pilipinas cadets. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

CARAGA, Eastern Visayas wrestling cadets dominate Palarong Pambansa 2018

Apr 18, 2018 - 11:42 AM

With 3 golds, a silver, and a bronze, CARAGA positions itself as the country's newest source of wrestling hopefuls

Kobe Paras shifts focus on Gilas cadets, keeps doors open on pro career

Apr 16, 2018 - 4:56 PM

'When I say go pro, it doesn't mean NBA. There's a lot of people that kept saying NBA,' says Kobe Paras about his decision to pursue a professional career

RETURN. Kobe Paras turns his focus as a part of the Gilas Pilipinas cadets. Photo by Michael Gatpandan

How a Filipino from Capiz became top foreign cadet

Apr 08, 2018 - 5:26 PM

'You need to prove yourself because you're a visitor. You need to perform much better,' says Kennon Jan Aguilar, a top foreign cadet at the Korea Air Force Academy

BORN TO BE A SOLDIER. Kennon John Aguilar, coming from a line of military men, always knew he was going to serve the military himself. Photo courtesy of Kennon John Aguilar.

LOOK: PNP Academy cadet paints portrait of Robredo

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo describes Cadet 4CL Don Carlo Labastida's gift to her as a 'masterpiece' and a 'beautiful painting'

GIFT TO THE VEEP. Vice President Leni Robredo poses with graduating PNPA student Cadet 4CL Don Carlo Labastida, who gifted her with a portrait painting. All photos by OVP

Cebu Pacific launches program to train future Filipino pilots in Australia

Oct 24, 2017 - 4:50 PM

The airline will initially shoulder $25 million to train 250 cadet pilots, who will become Cebu Pacific First Officers and can pay back the investment through salary deductions

Gilas aims for title defense at SEA Games

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The Gilas cadets will face Thailand in the opening match

RECLAIM. The Gilas Pilipinas SEAG team is ready to bring the gold home to the Philippines

Rain or Shine trades Tolomia for Meralco's Daquioag

Aug 07, 2017 - 5:55 PM

Rain or Shine s dealing continues after it also traded longtime gunner Jeff Chan on Monday

CADETS SWITCH. Mike Tolomia and Ed Daquioag switch places in Rain or Shine-Meralco trade. Photos from PBA Images

Mac Belo to miss SEABA tourney with knee injury

Apr 03, 2017 - 10:10 PM

Belo will be sidelined for 4 to 6 weeks

OUT. Forward Mac Belo will miss the 2017 SEABA Championship due to a knee injury. Photo from PBA Images

For family and Allah: Youth leader tops PNPA Class of 2017

Mar 25, 2017 - 9:52 AM

Macdum Darping Enca who hails from Cotabato City tops the 144 strong Masidlak Class of 2017

Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Meet the women mistahs

Mar 11, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Republic Act 7192 or the Women in Development and Nation Building Act of 1992 opened the Philippine Military Academy The first batch graduated in 1997

Death March survivor relives WWII experience in book's new edition

Feb 28, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Cadet Soldier Guerrilla Fighter will be presented at Ayala Museum s First World War II Film Festival on Saturday March 4

PBA, SBP to push through with special draft for Gilas cadets

Oct 19, 2016 - 9:07 PM

The draft will be held right before the regular Rookie Draft on October 30

SBP, PBA AGREE. The SBP and the PBA come to terms with the Gilas Pilipinas program. Seen in the photo are league commissioner Chito Narvasa (C) and SBP president Al Panlilio (R) during a press conference announcing the Gilas cadets special draft. Photo by Jane Bracher

Mac Belo not returning to FEU, focused on Gilas Cadets program - agent

Jul 30, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Last year s UAAP men s basketball Finals MVP decides not to return to FEU for his final year of eligibility

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Philippines rips Thailand late to become 2016 SEABA Cup champs

May 28, 2016 - 6:01 PM

UPDATED The Philippines which swept the week long tournament now qualifies for the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge this September in Iran

CHAMPION. The Gilas cadets, representing the Philippines, nab the 2016 SEABA Stankovic Cup championship in Thailand. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

SEABA Cup: Philippines trounces Indonesia to remain undefeated

May 25, 2016 - 6:40 PM

The Philippines will close out the single round robin elimination round against host Thailand on Thursday May 26

THIRD STRAIGHT. The Philippines, represtend by the Gilas cadets, is poised for a sweep of the 2016 SEABA Stankovic Cup after a third straight win. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Philippines turns back upset hopes of Singapore in SEABA Cup

May 24, 2016 - 7:30 PM

The Gilas cadets led by Jio Jalalon stop Singapore s surge in the fourth quarter to stay unbeaten in the 2016 SEABA Stankovic Cup

2-0. Jio Jalalon helps the Philippines stave off an eager Singapore side to climb to 2-0 in the 2016 SEABA Stankovic Cup. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Rosario leads Philippines to rout of Malaysia in SEABA Cup opener

May 22, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Troy Rosario posts 19 points and 8 rebounds to lead the Gilas cadets in their first win of the tournament

CAPTAIN TROY. Troy Rosario, a member of the Gilas Pilipinas senior team pool and captain of the cadet squad, leads the Philippines to its first victory in the 2016 SEABA Stankovic Cup. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Racela warns Gilas Cadets: Thailand is a SEABA gold threat

May 21, 2016 - 12:34 PM

The Gilas Cadets could walk be in for a tough competition against their Southeast Asian rivals as Thailand s international training begins to pay off

Rosario, Vosotros lead Gilas Cadets in SEABA Cup campaign

May 20, 2016 - 8:21 PM

Handled by FEU Tamaraws head coach Nash Racela the national squad is playing for one of two tickets to the FIBA Asia Challenge in September

Baldwin sees Jio Jalalon as an asset in Gilas practice

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:30 AM

He’s so quick and he’s aggressive and he’s tough and that creates another element in the practices Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin says of Jalalon

IMPRESSIVE. Young Arellano guard Jio Jalalon makes an impression with his speed and defense at Gilas Pilipinas practice. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Former FEU star Mac Belo joins Gilas Pilipinas practice

Mar 01, 2016 - 5:33 PM

Mac Belo is joined by Roger Pogoy as they reunite with former FEU teammate Terrence Romeo Gilas coach Tab Baldwin sees Belo and Pogoy as the future of the program

TAMARAWS TAKEOVER. Mac Belo (R) joins Gilas Pilipinas practice for the first time and reunites with former FEU teammates Terrence Romeo (L) and Roger Pogoy (C). Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

DPWH accepting applicants for cadet engineering program

Sep 22, 2015 - 3:58 PM

40 cadet engineers will undergo 6 months of intensive training

IN PHOTOS: Gilas Cadets win 2015 SEA Games gold

Jun 16, 2015 - 12:06 AM

Relive the Philippines 17th basketball gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games in these photos

Top: Prince Rivero, Troy Rosario, Baser, Amer, Earl Scottie Thompson, Jiovani Jalalon, Norbert Torres, Glenn Khobuntin and Kevin Ferrer celebrate their gold medal win.

Gilas escapes close Indonesia call for 17th SEAG men's hoops title

Jun 15, 2015 - 10:00 PM

It is the 17th title for the Philippines in the biennial meet

Mark Belo of the Philippines scores an uncontested hoop. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

LIVE BLOG: Gilas Cadets vs Indonesia - SEA Games championship

Jun 15, 2015 - 3:41 PM

Live blog and stream of the Gilas Cadets vs Indonesia Southeast Asian Games final match

Gilas Cadets survive Thailand in SEA Games instant classic

Jun 14, 2015 - 8:06 PM

Almond Vosotros clutch 3 point shooting Troy Rosario s double double and Kiefer Ravena s late triple give the Philippines a hard fought victory

BIG SHOT KIEF. UAAP MVP and Gilas Cadets team captain Kiefer Ravena plays it cool after hitting the dagger 3-pointer that killed Thailand's chances. Screenshot from livestream