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Azkals fall to Tajikistan, bow out of 2018 Bangabandhu Cup

Oct 09, 2018 - 6:38 PM

The Philippine Azkals pick up their first loss and are booted out of the semifinals

THE END. The Philippine Azkals lose to Tajikistan which ended their 2018 Bangabandhu Cup campaign. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation.

PBA D-League: Desiderio-Dennison duo delivers

Aug 25, 2018 - 5:55 PM

After seven years, Cebuano friends Paul Desiderio and Ron Dennison team up for another championship

Living up to its name, Go for Gold cops PBA D-League plum

Aug 23, 2018 - 10:23 PM

Gab Banal drops MVP-worthy numbers to power the Scratchers past the Revellers in the winner-take-all Game 5

GOLDEN. Go for Gold dominates the Che'lu in the winner-take-all Game 5. PBA Images

Paul Desiderio delivers as Go for Gold takes 2-1 lead

Aug 16, 2018 - 9:11 PM

The Scratchers move within a win of the PBA D-League crown after the UP standout's clutch plays

END-GAME HERO. Paul Desiderio (right) finds a way to tow Go for Gold past Che’Lu in Game 3 of the finals. Photo from PBA Images

Jeff Viernes lifts Che’lu in Game 1 stunner

Aug 09, 2018 - 8:05 PM

The Revellers fight back from a double-digit deficit to shock the favored Scratchers in the PBA D-League finals opener

 PBA Images

IN PHOTOS: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ stars shine at Hollywood premiere

Aug 08, 2018 - 4:57 PM

The much-awaited film is premiering in the US on August 15

CRAZY RICH ASIANS. The cast pose with director Jon Chu and author Kevin Kwan on on the Emerald Carpet. All photos courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures

Go for Gold nails 1st D-League finals berth

Aug 02, 2018 - 9:14 PM

Gab Banal erupts for a triple-double as Go for Gold completes a sweep of Marinerong Pilipino

BOUNCE BACK. Go for Gold's Gab Banal (right) says he made sure to rebound from his lackluster outing. Photo from PBA Images

Go For Gold snatches Game 1 semis lead over Marinero

Jul 31, 2018 - 10:04 PM

The Scratchers take Game 1 of the best-of-three semifinals series against Marinerong Pilipino

LEADER. Matt Salem explodes for 24 points to lead the Go For Gold Snatchers. Photo by PBA Images

Che’Lu beats out Go for Gold for D-League top seed

Jul 26, 2018 - 6:45 PM

Levi Hernandez fires 23 points as the Revellers nail their 8th victory

DRIVE. Che'Lu's Jordan Sta. Ana drives past Go for Gold's Matt Salem. Photo by PBA Images

Prize-winning Los Angeles food critic Jonathan Gold dead at 57

Jul 22, 2018 - 6:42 PM

The only food critic to win journalism's most prestigious prize, the Pulitzer, Gold succumbed in hospital to pancreatic cancer.

ACCLAIMED. Award-winning Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold pictured on May 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for SiriusXM/AFP

Undermanned Go for Gold thwarts CEU

Jul 16, 2018 - 4:23 PM

The Scratches play without key cogs Ron Dennison, James Martinez and Gab Banal

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Rey Publico finishes with 18 points and 11 rebounds for Go for Gold. Photo from PBA Images


Go for Gold destroys listless AMA by 44

Jul 09, 2018 - 3:34 PM

The Go for Gold Scratchers keep the AMA Online Education Titans winless in 7 games

BALANCED ATTACK. Paul Desiderio is one of the 7 Go for Gold players to breach double figures. Photo from PBA Images


Tabi beats buzzer as Batangas-EAC stuns Go for Gold

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:45 PM

The thrilling triumph keeps the Generals' playoff hopes alive in the PBA D-League

NEW ACQUISITION. Michael Mabulac makes immediate impact as he puts up a double-double in his first game with the EAC Generals. Photo by PBA Images

Bitoon powers Che’Lu, sends Go for Gold tumbling to first loss

Jul 03, 2018 - 3:39 PM

The Revellers edge Go for Gold by two points in the final frame thriller

SPOTLIGHT. Chris Bitoon topscores with 31 points to lead Che'Lu d Bar Revellers. Photo by PBA Images.

Go for Gold streaks to 4th D-League win

Jun 21, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Gab Banal and Jai Reyes deliver in the final stretch to power the Scratchers past the gritty Skippers

CONSISTENT. Gab Banal (center) stars yet again to help Go for Gold preserve its perfect run. Photo by PBA Images

Go for Gold extends perfect D-League run

Jun 14, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Gab Banal notches a double-double as the Scratchers trip the CEU Scorpions for a 3-0 start

TEAM LEADER. Gab Banal powers the Go for Gold Scratchers past the CEU Scorpions.

Go for Gold, CEU post contrasting PBA D-League wins

Jun 07, 2018 - 6:40 PM

Gab Banal leads the Scratchers to a thrilling triumph as Scorpions' Pierce Tyron Chan stars in a one-sided match

LEADERS. Gab Banal (right) and Kris Porter power Go for Gold-St. Benilde to its second straight victory. Photo by PBA D-League Images

Go for Gold dismantles Batangas in Foundation Cup opener

Jun 04, 2018 - 6:50 PM

In the other game, the Marinerong Pilipino Skippers topple the AMA Online Education Titans

TOPSCORER. James Martinez scores 18 points for Go For Gold. Photo from PBA Images


LOOK: Nintendo's new special edition gold Family Computer

May 15, 2018 - 12:15 PM

The special edition Famicom Mini is a collaboration with Japanese manga magazine 'Weekly Shonen Jump,' which is celebrating its 50th anniversary

Photo from Nintendo


WATCH: The first full trailer for 'Crazy Rich Asians' is here

Apr 23, 2018 - 11:55 PM

(UPDATED) Kris Aquino plays a princess in the film

CRAZY RICH ASIANS. The film stars Henry Golding and Constance Wu. Screenshot from YouTube.com/warnerbrosuktrailers

The Great Impersonators: Charlie Chaplin fans parade through town in India

Apr 17, 2018 - 11:49 PM

Every year on April 16, residents of Adipur – in India's far western state of Gujarat – honor the legendary silent actor's birthday by imitating his slapstick style in a parade

CHAPLIN LIVES. In this photograph taken on April 16, 2018, young Charlie Chaplin impersonators pose for a picture during an event commemorating the legendary actor's 129th brithday in Adipur, some 60 km northwest of Bhuj in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Photo by Indranil Mukherjee /AFP

Family inspires Palarong Pambansa 2018 arnis gold medalists from Tacurong City

Apr 17, 2018 - 6:16 PM

Both Princes Sheryl Valdez and Andrei Fritz Justine Alcarioto dedicate their multi-gold medal feats to their ailing fathers

Elementary grade school Princes Sherly Valdez of region XII show his action and grab 4 gold medals in Arnis Sports at the 2018 palarong pambansa 2018. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Soccsksargen rides on arnis golds to jump ahead in Palaro Pambansa 2018 medal tally

Apr 17, 2018 - 2:38 PM

A rich harvest of 5 gold medals in arnis sends Soccsksargen to the top of the medal standings at noon of Day 2 of the Palaro

GOLD HARVEST. This the Soccsksargen team which won the gold in arnis. Photo by Gerard Lucena.

The week in photos: April 7-13, 2018

Apr 14, 2018 - 2:13 PM

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

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a joint hearing of the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON

Karen Janairo rules 200m in Singapore Open athletics meet

Apr 13, 2018 - 7:31 PM

Janairo's win gives the Philippines two golds medals here

I'm so sorry: 5 memorable sporting apologies

Mar 30, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Here are 5 high-profile incidents of athletes apologizing

ADMISSION. Photo illustration showing a woman watches on her computer as Oprah Winfrey interviews cyclist Lance Armstrong about doping while competing professionally in the sport, as seen from Washington, DC, on January 17, 2013. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Zark’s-LPU snaps 3-game skid, downs Go For Gold-CSB in D-League

Mar 19, 2018 - 7:01 PM

CJ Perez is his usual MVP self, leading the Jawbreakers with a team-high 23 points to go along with 7 rebounds and 4 assists

FLEXING MUSCLES. CJ Perez finished with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists as the Zark's-Lyceum Jawbreakers snap a 3-game skid. Photo by PBA Images

Facebook removes pages of far-right British group

Mar 15, 2018 - 3:39 PM

Facebook says of the removal of Britain First and its leaders' pages: 'Content posted on the Britain First Facebook page and the pages of party leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen has repeatedly broken our community standards'

'BRITAIN FIRST' LEADERS. In this file photo taken on January 29, 2018, far-right group Britain First leader Paul Golding (R) and deputy leader Jayda Fransen arrive at Folkestone magristrates court in Kent on January 29, 2018. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

IN PHOTOS: PWR Path of Gold 2018

Mar 12, 2018 - 10:15 PM

Ken Warren wins the Path of Gold match, and picks PHX Champion Mike Madrigal as his 'Wrevolution X' opponent. Plus, PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi puts up his title twice in one night.

WINNER. Ken Warren wins the Path of Gold trophy then cashes it in for a shot at the PHX Championship at PWR Path of Gold on Sunday, March 11. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Desiderio impresses in D-League debut, though Go For Gold still loses

Mar 12, 2018 - 3:46 PM

Paul Desiderio finishes with 15 points, two rebounds and two blocks for Go For Gold

DEBUT. Paul Desiderio scores 15 points in his first game for Gold For Gold in the PBA D-League. Photo by PBA Images


Ayonayon ignites Marinerong Pilipino’s comeback over Go for Gold

Mar 06, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Marinerong Pilipino Skippers claim 5th win in 7 games in the PBA D-League

SHOOTING SPREE. Rian Ayonayon of Marinerong Pilipino drives past Go For Gold-CSB's Jjay Alejandro in the PBA D-League. Photo by PBA Images

Haruna, Alejandro save Go for Gold anew to turn back Batangas EAC in D-League

Mar 01, 2018 - 7:46 PM

Go for Gold CSB now has a 5-3 record, while Batangas EAC stays at the cellar at 1-6

Alejandro, Go for Gold send CEU to 1st D-League loss in OT thriller

Feb 22, 2018 - 7:59 PM

Jayjay Alejandro's heroics allow Go for Gold to overshadow Ebondo's obscene numbers for CEU and send them to their first loss

GO-AHEAD DAGGER. Jayjay Alejandro drained a go-ahead dagger for Go for Gold to clinch a victory. Photo by PBA Images.

Grappling in the season of love: HHWW (Holding Hands While Wrestling) review

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:52 AM

PWR Live's multiple wars: Miguel Rosales hounds PWR Champion Ralph Imabayashi en route to 'Path of Gold'. Plus, John Sebastian's 'Oplan Sagip Wrestling' continues.

450 SPLASH. Zayden Trudeau gears up for a beautiful 450 Splash on Trian dela Torre during their match at 'PWR Live: Holding Hands While Wrestling' on February 11. Screengrab from video by Michael Bueza/Rappler

WestMinCom awards scout rangers for gallantry in Marawi City fighting

Feb 05, 2018 - 7:08 PM

The 5th Scout Ranger Battalion troops are awarded Gold Cross Medals during their send-off

Photos courtesy of Wesmincom

Dela Virgen drops late 3-point bomb to lift JRU over Go For Gold-CSB

Jan 30, 2018 - 6:22 PM

JRU secures back-to-back wins in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup

SWEET SHOOTING. Mark Dela Virgen drains back-to-back threes to extend the lead to 7 in the 4th quarter. Photo by PBA Images

Go For Gold turns back Gamboa Coffee to win season opener

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Go For Gold gets a scare before kicking off the PBA D-League season with a victory

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Jerwin Gaco records a double-double of 10 points and 13 rebounds. Photo by PBA Images

Basketball mourns for Celtics legend Jo Jo White

Jan 17, 2018 - 1:23 PM

White's daughter says the basketball great died of an illness brought on by dementia

CELTICS LEGEND. Jo Jo White leaves his legacy with the Celtics franchise.

U.S. Congress honors Filipino veterans of World War II

Oct 29, 2017 - 12:49 AM

US Congress awards the Congressional Gold Medal to more than 250,000 Filipino veterans in recognition of their service and sacrifice during World War II

RECOGNITION. U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan shakes hands with Dean Delen, a Filipino veteran representing guerrilla units, as Frank Francone (an American veteran representing the Philippine Scouts), Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, other congressional leaders, and Alicia Benitez (next to kin of a Filipino veteran) look on during a Congressional Gold Medal presentation ceremony on October 25, 2017. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Tinder is now top-grossing app in Apple's app store

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:30 AM

New premium service that allows users to see who liked them propels app to the top

EXTRA FEATURES. Tinder's 'Gold' service has helped the app attract more downloads since its introduction. Image from Tinder


#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, August 28-September 2, 2017

Sep 03, 2017 - 1:17 PM

Must-watch videos from this week

Amit proud of Centeno, even though loss pained her

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:45 PM

This one is a loss that is as heartbreaking as they come

GOLD-SILVER. Chezka Centeno (R) and Rubilen Amit of the Philippines celebrate after winning gold and silver medals, respectively, in the women's 9-ball singles event of the 29th Southeast Asian Games. Photo from PSC-POC Media

Hidilyn Diaz misses SEA Games, looks forward to 2019 edition

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:58 PM

The 26 year old was denied a chance to give the Philippines a gold medal after host Malaysia scrapped women s weightlifting from this year s Southeast Asian Games

MISSING SEA GAMES. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz admits she misses the SEA Games atmosphere. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Jemyca Aribado lands another bronze for squash in SEA Games

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:19 PM

It was Aribado s fourth medal for the Philippine national squash team in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games

FOURTH MEDAL. Jemyca Aribado bags her first individual bronze medal in the women's singles squash even. Screenshot from livestream.

Centeno stuns veteran Amit for back-to-back women's 9-ball pool gold

Aug 27, 2017 - 4:21 PM

The 18 year old Centeno comes back from a 2 5 deficit to beat her idol in women s 9 ball pool singles for the second consecutive SEA Games

BACK-TO-BACK 1-2 FINISH. Chezka Centeno (R) wins gold and defeats her idol Rubilen Amit in women's 9-ball pool singles for the second straight SEA Games. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

'Rough summer' worth it for Standhardinger with first gold as Gilas member

Aug 27, 2017 - 1:38 PM

Standhardinger is one of the first to drape the Philippine flag over his shoulders after the final buzzer sounded and water bottles came flying from the Gilas bench

FIRST GOLD. Christian Standhardinger wins his first gold playing for the Philippines. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Kiefer Ravena's stepback triple is 'icing' on 4th SEA Games gold

Aug 27, 2017 - 12:47 PM

With one of his signature stepback threes Kiefer Ravena fittingly caps off Gilas Pilipinas 18th SEA Games basketball gold medal

MEDAL COLLECTION. Kiefer Ravena wears all 4 of his SEA Games medals since 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Marcial wanted to win boxing gold to avenge Paalam's controversial loss

Aug 25, 2017 - 3:59 AM

Eumir Marcial was motivated to avenge Carlo Paalam whom he believes was cheated out of a victory against a Malaysian opponent

PAYBACK. Eumir Felix Marcial of the Philippines (R) wanted to avenge the questionable loss of teammate Carlo Paalam to a Malaysian foe by winning the gold medal and knocking out another Malaysian opponent in the semis. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Marcial fights through injured knuckle for SEA Games boxing gold

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:13 PM

Eumir Marcial a southpaw threw all he had into every punch despite suffering from a nagging left knuckle injury

THROUGH PAIN. Eumir Felix Marcial of the Philippines (R) competes against Pathomsak Kuttiya of Thailand and wins gold despite fighting through a left knuckle injury. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Mary Joy Tabal on SEA Games gold: 'Para akong nanalo ng Olympics'

Aug 21, 2017 - 1:28 PM

From jeers and discouragement in 2009 when Mary Joy Tabal collapsed during her first 10k run to cheers and love in 2017 after winning her SEA Games gold

FIRST GOLD. Mary Joy Tabal gets the gold rush started for the Philippines at the 2017 SEA Games. Photo from Kuala Lumpur 2017 Facebook