PH nabs golds in ASEAN Para Games swimming, cycling

Sep 20, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Philippine Swimming adds 2 golds and 1 bronze, while Cycling bags their first gold

SWIMMING GOLD. Ernie Gawilan defended his title in the 400 m freestyle S8 event after registering 4:57.49 on the board.

Tour on two wheels: Seeing Iloilo City's historic sights by bike

Jul 25, 2017 - 1:40 PM

A local biking community hopes to promote cycling by holding visi tours – a tour by bike to the famed tourist spots of the city

NIGHT RIDE. Members of the iFOLD biking group regularly hold night rides to explore the city. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi killed in training crash

Apr 22, 2017 - 6:08 PM

The veteran cyclist collides with a van while out training on his bike for next month s Giro d Italia

TRAGEDY. The fatal crash happened on a crossroad near his home in central Italy and he leaves behind a wife and two children. Photo by Bert de Boer from Wikimedia Commons/Flickr

PH bet Jennica Sanchez eliminated from 'Asia's Next Top Model' cycle 5

Apr 19, 2017 - 11:49 PM

Jennica is the second contestant from the Philippines to be eliminated in the show

PH's Anjelica Santillan is eliminated from 'Asia's Next Top Model' cycle 5

Apr 05, 2017 - 10:40 PM

Anjelica is the first contestant eliminated this season

Jan Paul Morales crowned 2017 Ronda Pilipinas champion

Mar 04, 2017 - 6:39 PM

Morales becomes the first ever back to back champion in the annual competition considered the biggest cycling race in the Philippines

CHAMP. Race director Jingo Hervas (L), project director Moe Chulani (second from left), Morales and administrative director Badet Guerrero at Ronda Pilipinas 2017. Photo from press release

Meet the PH contestants on 'Asia's Next Top Model' cycle 5

Mar 02, 2017 - 12:19 PM

Jennica Sanchez Anjelica Santillan and Maureen Wroblewitz from the Philippines are trying to make it to the top

PH BETS. Jennica Sanchez,  Maureen Wroblewitz, and Anjelica Santillan are the Philippines' representatives in 'Asia's Next Top Model' cycle 5. Screengrabs from Facebook/AsNTMOfficial

Pia Wurtzbach to appear on 'Asia's Next Top Model' cycle 5

Jan 10, 2017 - 11:49 PM

Pia is a special guest in the new season of Asia s Next Top Model

105-year-old Frenchman pedals into history books

Jan 05, 2017 - 12:52 PM

Robert Marchand set a new record but he s already in a class of his own

Batang Pinoy Day 1 wrap-up: Zamboanga reigns in Pencak Silat

Nov 28, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Zamboanga opens its campaign with 9 golds and two silvers in Pencak Silat

Host region Davao during the Parade of Athletes in the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Batang Pinoy National Championships held at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex. Photo by Mars G. Alison

Cebu province cyclist Moira Erediano bags Batang Pinoy first gold

Nov 27, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Moira aged 12 wins the Cycling Criterium Girls 10 13 category gold after finishing the race in 11 minutes and 40 seconds

Moira Frances Gabrielle Erediano of Cebu Province with her father Fritz. Photo by Mars G. Alison

Berlatih sepeda untuk tingkatkan ‘endurance, strength, speed’

Oct 21, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Berlatih sepeda selama 5 minggu untuk memiliki performa bersepeda yang baik serta siap mengikuti berbagai perlombaan

Criterium adalah perlombaan sepeda dengan jalur berputar (looping) dengan jarak sekitar 1-2 km. Foto dari Instagram/@FitnessFirst_id

Dutch cyclist in intensive care after horror crash in Rio

Aug 08, 2016 - 6:33 PM

Annemiek van Vleuten was 10km from Olympic gold when she tumbled over her handlebars cracking 3 vertebrae and suffering a heavy concussion

HORROR CRASH. Annemiek van Vleuten is expected to spend at least a day hospitalized after suffering a frightening crash. Photo by Vincent Jannink/EPA

Olympics: Gold #19 for Phelps as records tumble in Olympic pool

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED The spellbinding action in the pool brought the curtain down on another day of drama where 14 gold medals were shared out

GOLD NUMBER 19. USA's Michael Phelps prepares to compete in the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Cycling: Froome wins third Tour de France

Jul 25, 2016 - 8:02 AM

Britain s Chris Froome wins his third Tour de France to confirm his status as one of the all time greats on the world s most grueling race

Tour de France 2016's winner Christopher Froome (C), wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey holds his trophy as he celebrates with second-placed Romain Bardet (L), and third-placed Nairo Quintana (R) on the podium on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, at the end of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 24, 2016. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

PH bet Julian Flores makes top 4 of 'Asia's Next Top Model'

May 11, 2016 - 10:34 PM

Julian wins the Tresemme challenge in the May 11 episode

JULIAN FLORES. The Philippines' Julian Flores makes it to the 'Asia's Next Top Model' Top 4. Screengrab from Facebook/AsNTMOfficial/

Paris to revamp main squares to make way for bikes, pedestrians

Mar 30, 2016 - 8:16 AM

Mayor Anne Hidalgo s plan aims to make cyclists and pedestrians the priority with 50 more space dedicated to those not behind a steering wheel

A man rides his bicycle along the Seine banks, close to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on March 10, 2016. Joel Saget/AFP

Belgian cyclist dies from heart attack suffered during race

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:13 AM

Belgian cyclist Daan Myngheer dies two days after suffering a heart attack during the Criterium International race

TRAGEDY. Daan Myngheer, who would have been 23 next month, is the second Belgian cyclist to die as a result of a racing emergency in the past week. Photo from Myngheer's Facebook

Belgian cyclist Demoitie dies in race motorbike smash

Mar 28, 2016 - 3:07 PM

Antoine Demoitie was hit by a motorbike following a fall before being transported to a hospital in Lille where he succumbed to his injuries

MOTORBIKE ACCIDENT. This file photo taken on February 1, 2015 shows Belgian cyclist Antoine Demoitie crossing the finish line for the 36th 'Grand Prix de la Marseillaise' cycling race. HE died after he was struck by a motorbike following a fall during the Gent-Wevelgem race in Belgium. Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP

Science says: Why you love sleeping in on weekends

Feb 21, 2016 - 9:50 AM

Here are tips on how to reduce weekend sleep ins – in case you want to wake up earlier

SLEEPING IN. People love staying in bed on weekends to catch up on sleep. Photo from Shutterstock

Bikers to APEC leaders: Integrate cycling for mobility solutions

Nov 18, 2015 - 4:58 PM

Tour of the Fireflies participants also urge Pinoys to turn to bicycles as an answer to climate change and traffic woes

IN PHOTOS: PH designer Francis Libiran's designs featured on 'America's Next Top Model'

Nov 07, 2015 - 10:04 PM

This is the second time Francis designs have been featured on ANTM

Screengrab from Instagram/@francislibiran

Gameplan: How pacers guide a 42K marathon finish

Nov 01, 2015 - 7:31 PM

Running a full marathon is no joke and these pacers serve to guide runners from gunstart to finish line

Gameplan: How not to do your first triathlon

Oct 18, 2015 - 2:36 PM

Triathletes share rookie mistakes and then some

'America's Next Top Model' ends with Cycle 22

Oct 15, 2015 - 11:31 AM

The last episode of Tyra Banks show airs on December 4

TOP MODEL. Tyra Banks announces that 'America's Next Top Model' ends with Cycle 22. Screengrab from Facebook/ANTM

Gameplan: How to input recovery into your triathlon training plan

Oct 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Recovery is 50 of a good training plan

Gameplan: How to do your first triathlon

Sep 20, 2015 - 9:07 AM

Here are Coach Dan Brown’s tips on how to race your first tri

Gameplan: How to overcome triathlon raceday roadblocks

Sep 06, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The best prevention is always preparation

Gameplan Profiles: Nikko Huelgas

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Gameplan puts the spotlight on SEA Games gold medalist for triathlon Nikko Huelgas

Gameplan: How to go longer and faster in triathlon

Aug 23, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Hint: it has something to do with lactic acid

Cycling: 'Incredible' Froome wins second Tour de France

Jul 27, 2015 - 9:40 AM

Briton Froome 30 crossed the line on the Champs Elysees arm in arm with his Sky teammates to clinch a second Grand Boucle crown following his 2013 success

SECOND TIME. Team Sky rider Christopher Froome of Great Britain celebrates on the podium after wining the 102nd edition of the Tour de France 2015 cycling race, Paris Champs-Elysees, France, July 26, 2015. Stephane Mantey/Pool/EPA

Gameplan: How to fuel for a marathon

Jul 26, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Having a good nutritional strategy addresses the need for adequate fuel delay of fatigue and repair of damage after

Gameplan: How to recover after a hard training and racing

Jul 18, 2015 - 6:00 AM

If recovery is penciled in properly the athlete avoids symptoms such as chronic fatigue injury and possibly mental burnout

Iloilo rides for a human trafficking-free Philippines

Jun 13, 2015 - 6:35 PM

Over 300 cyclists enthusiasts and advocates gather at the provincial capitol grounds in Iloilo to campaign against human trafficking

More than 300 cycling enthusiasts and advocates join the campaign to end human-trafficking. All photos by Lea Prodigo

'Loose Stools' at SEA Games sparks food poisoning investigation

Jun 11, 2015 - 7:59 PM

SEA Games organizers launched an investigation into feared food poisoning after a bout of loose stools struck several athletes in the cycling competition

Climate peril stirring in permafrost, experts tell UN

Jun 10, 2015 - 12:50 PM

Releasing the carbon will create a vicious cycle in Earth s global warming problem: Emissions from permafrost could lead to out of control global warming

CLIMATE TALKS. A general view of international government officials participating the UN climate convention in Bonn, Germany, June 6, 2014. Matthias Balk/EPA

Gameplan: How to do long-distance brick training

Jun 07, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Triathletes need to practice running after biking

Gameplan: How to effectively increase bike mileage

May 24, 2015 - 6:10 AM

Training is not just about working hard It’s more about working smart

Bicycles for Mother Earth

Apr 28, 2015 - 5:10 PM

The Festival of Fireflies promotes the use of bicycles in the daily lives of Filipinos to help the environment

Would you bike for fireflies?

Apr 21, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The lack of fireflies in the city is only a testament to the polluted air we breathe The fireflies have fled because of air pollution

WATCH: Women on wheels

Mar 30, 2015 - 11:14 PM

WATCH: Women on wheels symbolize courage and empowerment For them changing your lifestyle means changing the world

'Meron ka ba?' and other ways women are invalidated

Mar 26, 2015 - 7:40 AM

By saying that an assertive woman must be on her period we invalidate her concerns and declare that she is simply being a girl and therefore does not deserve to be heard

Second Wind

Nov 19, 2014 - 6:01 PM

Sometimes a secondhand item is your first shot in pursuing a new hobby

READY FOR THE ROAD. Jeff Calayag purchased his first road bike on AyosDito. Photo by Joseph Agcaoili/Rappler

Italy's Nibali wins 2014 Tour de France

Jul 28, 2014 - 7:02 AM

Nibali finished safely in the peloton to succeed Briton Chris Froome as Tour champion

TOUR CHAMPS. Astana Procycling team rider Vincenzo Nibali (C) of Italy celebrates his overall victory on the podium wearing the leader's yellow jersey, with Fdj Procycling team rider Thibaut Pinot (L) of France, Cannondale procycling team rider Peter Sagan (2-R) of Slovakia and Saxo Tinkoff procycling team rider Rafal Majka (R) of Poland following the 21st and final stage of the 101st Tour de France 2014 cycling race,  by the Champs-Elysees, in France, 27 July 2014. Etienne Laurent/EPA

Cycling: Nibali in yellow, Cavendish out of Tour de France

Jul 07, 2014 - 12:12 PM

Astana team leader Nibali takes the attention away from British sprint king Cavendish at the end of a 201km slog from York to Sheffield in northern England

STAGE LEADER. Astana Procycling team rider Vincenzo Nibali (C) of Italy celebrates after winning the 2nd stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France 2014 cycling race between York and Sheffield, Britain, 06 July 2014. Bas Czerwinski/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Teeth Reunion concert

May 20, 2014 - 4:59 PM

Pinoy rock band Teeth held its reunion concert and they sang Laklak sober

Indonesia: Water springs eternal in Sukagalih village

May 12, 2014 - 5:53 PM

A village in Indonesia accepts a gift from one of the last remaining tropical rain forests in Southeast Asia

WATER TRAIL. Mt Halimun-Salak, a watershed for communities in Sukabumi district, Indonesia, collects rain water and plays a vital role in the hydrological cycle. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Pinoy riders gun for vengeance as 5th Le Tour de Filipinas kicks off

Apr 20, 2014 - 9:19 PM

After losing the title to the Iranians in the last edition the limelight will be on local bets this time as ten Filipino riders from two teams will try to reclaim glory in the 5th Le Tour de Filipinas

LET THE RACE BEGIN. Le Tour de Filipinas organizers light ceremonial torches to celebrate the beginning of the annual race. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

2 Pinays runners-up to Sheena Liam in Asia's Next Top Model

Apr 09, 2014 - 10:33 PM

Malaysia s Sheena Liam wins Asia s Next Top Model Cycle 2 while the Philippines Jodilly Pendre and Katarina Rodriguez are runners up

Aquino: 'Peace won't be snatched from my people again'

Mar 27, 2014 - 6:24 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says the new peace deal is a chance to end poverty and injustice in the Southern Philippines