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Wilkins-Balanga Pure crowned new 3x3 champs

Jul 13, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Alvin Pasaol and Balanga flourish in the final round against the Pasig Kings with the return of key cog Santi Santillan

CHAMPS. Alvin Pasaol and Balanga conquer the fourth leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3. Photo from Chooks-to-Go


WATCH: It's one puzzle after another in the 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold' trailer

Jul 10, 2019 - 11:22 AM

Dora goes on adventures – both in the jungle and in the halls of her high school

DORA. The live action movie hits theaters in August. Still courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:00 AM

In Tanzania, impoverished 'intruders' keep looking for gold at the risk of their lives, and reporters are punished and prevented from shedding light on environmental damage and other wrongdoing

WALLED MINE. The wall built around the North Mara Gold Mine to avoid 'intruders.' Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories

Pasig rules 1st leg of 2019 Chooks-to-Go 3x3 Patriot's Cup

Jun 16, 2019 - 6:34 PM

Taylor Statham powers Pasig past Phenom-Basilan Steel, who had a dream start to the tournament

TOP TEAM. Pasig remains to be the country's top 3x3 basketball team as it edges out Phenom-Basilan Steel in the Final of the 2019 Patriot's Cup 1st leg. Photo from release

Still no suspect in P15.6-million gold heist in Itogon

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:41 PM

Police say the suspects waited for the vehicle driven by Radito Quinto with escort Benny Canor early morning of June 10 at Sitio Bagingey, Poblacion, Itogon, Benguet

St Clare boots out San Beda in D-League playoffs as CSB holds on

May 28, 2019 - 7:26 PM

The fatigued San Beda squad fails to overcome St Clare's 3rd quarter surge

CONQUEST. St. Clare- Virtual Reality boots out San Beda in the 2019 PBA D-League playoffs. Photo from PBA Images

St Clare, Go for Gold clinch PBA D-League playoff spots

May 21, 2019 - 8:33 PM

Both toting 6-3 slates, St Clare and Go for Gold-CSB hope to carry their winning momentum to the next round

FULL CONTROL. Roosevelt Adams hauls down the rebound in the game that Go for Gold dominated all the way. Photo from PBA Images

D-League: Go for Gold prevents Che'Lu from getting 3rd straight win

Apr 15, 2019 - 8:25 PM

The Go for Gold-CSB Scratchers book their second straight triumph behind Roosevelt Adams and Justin Gutang

ACROSS THE BOARD. Justin Gutang fills up the stats sheet for Go for Gold. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: Adventure awaits Dora in 'Lost City of Gold'

Mar 25, 2019 - 1:32 PM

Dora is all grown up!

In defense of the credit card

Mar 25, 2019 - 11:03 AM

Credit cards aren’t as bad as you think. Three young professionals tell us why

D-League: Ex-FEU stars carry Wangs; San Beda downs NCAA rival Perpetual

Feb 21, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Arvin Tolentino and Axel Iñigo team up as Wangs Basketball rolls past Trinity University of Asia

NEW TERRITORY. Arvin Tolentino sill continues to control the game even in the PBA D-League scene as he notches a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds. Photo by PBA Images

FALSE: Marcos family owns a 'million tons of gold'

Feb 19, 2019 - 9:31 PM

There is only an estimated 206,132 to 209,483 US tons of gold mined worldwide throughout history

The week in photos: February 9-15, 2019

Feb 16, 2019 - 5:54 PM

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

WE ARE MARIA. Students and rights activists picket the NBI headquarters in Manila where Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa is detained following her arrest for the charge of cyberlibel on February 13, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PBA D-League: Ateneo blasts CSB; Baste survives OT thriller

Feb 14, 2019 - 7:20 PM

The shorthanded Blue Eagles pull away early in a solid debut that surprised even Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin

Go For Gold, Sunrise team up to discover new triathlon talents

Jan 24, 2019 - 4:02 PM

Go For Gold aims to develop future national athletes like Nikko Huelgas through the Sunrise Sprint series

SPORTS DEVELOPMENT. (from left to right) Nikko Huelgas, Jeremy Go and Fred Uytengsu work together to develop the grassroots program of Philippine triathlon. Photo from release

Golden steak warrior: Ribery blasts critics of 24-carat gold meal

Jan 06, 2019 - 11:38 AM

French football star Franck Ribery hits back after getting bashed for eating a gold-coated steak by celebrity restauranteur Salt Bae

CONTROVERSIAL. Franck Ribery’s club Bayern Munich says the issue is a ‘private matter.’ Photo from Bayern Munich Twitter

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