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AFP says Marawi aid audit report 'not quite accurate'

Jul 06, 2019 - 9:20 AM

The Armed Forces denies irregularities in its handling of aid money, after state auditors flagged the disparity in amounts given to wounded soldiers

MARAWI SIEGE. Government troops take position against enemy snipers as they escort rescued workers and trapped residents near the town center of Marawi on June 1, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Marestella Torres Sunang accidentally injured by Vietnamese jumper after competition

Aug 25, 2017 - 11:05 PM

The Vietnamese inadvertently steps on Torres Sunang s bare toe with spiked shoes and it leaves a gaping hole right through her toenail

FREAK ACCIDENT. Long jumper Marestella Torres Sunang is accidentally injured by her Vietnamese opponent right after their competition. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

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Feb 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

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LIST: Workers injured in Cavite export processing zone fire

Feb 02, 2017 - 2:21 AM

UPDATED Rappler updates this list of patients as hospitals make their names available

FACTORY FIRE. Up to 100 workers of House Techology Industries at the Cavite Export Processing Zone are being treated in various hospitals after the fire on February 1, 2017. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

17 injured in flight to Bali due to severe turbulence

May 07, 2016 - 1:12 PM

It was the second turbulence incident that injured passengers involving an Airbus 300 200 in Indonesia this week

There's danger in tennis for those watching, too

Jan 21, 2016 - 8:07 PM

Playing tennis carries its risks but at this year s Australian Open watching has been even more dangerous after a series of medical emergencies

SPECTATOR SPORT. France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (L) escorts an ill ballgirl off the court during his men's singles match against Australia's Omar Jasika on day 3 of the 2016 Australian Open tennis. Photo by Wiliam West/AFP

Practice makes perfect for upbeat Sharapova

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:40 PM

I feel really good I got to Melbourne earlier than I wanted to But it gave me a chance to practice here this week Had great days on a lot of the courts says Maria Sharapova

HARD AT PRACTICE. Maria Sharapova during a practice session in preparation for the Australian Open. Photo by DAVID CROSLING/EPA

Injured Serena Williams insists she will make Aussie Open

Jan 06, 2016 - 12:23 PM

The world number one suffers a knee injury that appears to cast significant doubt over her title defense at the Australian Open later this month


NBA: Suns' Eric Bledsoe to miss rest of season

Dec 30, 2015 - 1:39 PM

The Suns say in a statement that Bledsoe will undergo rehab and is expected to return to full playing status for the start of training camp next fall

OUT FOR THE SEASON. Eric Bledsoe (L) tries to drive to the basket against Thomas Robinson during the game between the Phoenix suns and the Brooklyn Nets early in December. Bledsoe is now out for the season with a knee injury. File Photo by JUSTIN LANE/EPA

WWE champion Seth Rollins injures knee, new champ to be crowned at Survivor Series

Nov 06, 2015 - 6:29 AM

Seth Rollins has reportedly suffered multiple tears to his right knee and will be out of action for 6 9 months

SHORT REIGN. The promising WWE championship reign of Seth Rollins is over. File photo from

Ranidel De Ocampo injures back in weight-lifting session

Oct 25, 2015 - 1:43 PM

Talk N Text Tropang Texters star Ranidel de Ocampo has injured his back and is scheduled for an MRI an assistant coach tells Rappler

HURT. Ranidel De Ocampo is attended to after hurting himself while lifting weights. Photo from Chot Reyes' Twitter account

UP dedicates win over Adamson to injured comrade Jerson Prado

Oct 10, 2015 - 6:40 PM

This game was for Jerson Prado says co captain Jett Manuel

SUPPORT. Jett Manuel shows Jerson Prado's jersey number on his jersey as a sign of support to the injured rookie. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Hurt again: Derrick Rose to have surgery after left orbital fracture

Sep 30, 2015 - 1:27 PM

The oft injured Derrick Rose was struck in the face by an elbow during a pre season workout

AT LEAST NOT HIS KNEE. Derrick Rose is once again going under the knife. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Injured Messi is 'irreplaceable' for Barcelona

Sep 29, 2015 - 12:13 PM

Messi is expected to miss La Liga games against Sevilla Rayo Vallecano Eibar Getafe and Villarreal as well as Leverkusen s visit and two clashes with BATE Borisov in the Champions League

Gilas coach on Fajardo: ‘Can’t lose something you never had’

Aug 11, 2015 - 5:00 PM

We obviously would have loved to incorporate him into the team says Gilas coach Tab Baldwin But you can’t miss what you don’t have

POSITIVE. Gilas coach Tab Baldwin is choosing to stay positive amid the absence of injured center June Mar Fajardo (right), seen here going for the rebound against Argentina's Luis Scola during the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Photo from

Abueva benched due to injured thumb

Jul 13, 2015 - 3:00 PM

I’m not going to force a guy who’s injured He can’t hold the ball ” Alaska coach Alex Compton bares reason for Calvin Abueva s absence in Game 2 endgame

INJURED THUMB. Calvin Abueva played limited minutes in Game 2 of the 2015 PBA Governors' Cup Finals with an injured right thumb. Photo from PBA Images

43 Cagayan students injured in road accident

May 27, 2015 - 2:08 PM

The students of the Cagayan State University were on their way to a tree planting activity in Sta Teresita town the police chief says

Rockets force Game 5 behind Harden’s 45

May 26, 2015 - 12:03 PM

James Harden makes up for his lackluster performance in Game 3 and leads his team to its first win against the Warriors this season

Rockets guard James Harden goes to the basket as Harrison Barnes defends. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Curry suffers head contusion after hard fall in Game 4

May 26, 2015 - 10:46 AM

NBA MVP Steph Curry falls head first on the hardwood after trying to block a shot from Trevor Ariza

Stephen Curry (L) is escorted off the court after hitting his head on the court in a play against the Houston Rockets. Curry was injured in the play and left the court to be examined. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Cavs expect LeBron to miss two weeks with sore knee

Jan 03, 2015 - 8:51 AM

LeBron James will miss 7 games for the Cavaliers

OUT FOR 2 WEEKS. Cleveland's LeBron James is expected to miss 7 straight games with a strained left knee and lower back. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA

NBA MVP Durant out for up to 2 months with broken foot

Oct 13, 2014 - 12:07 AM

Kevin Durant will require surgery for the break at the base of his small toe which takes 6 to 8 weeks of recovery

Kevin Durant averaged nearly 5 more points a game than the second place scorer in the NBA last year but won't score a single point in this coming FIBA World Cup. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Central Visayas blanks Zamboanga to clinch football quarterfinal slot

May 06, 2014 - 9:41 PM

Central Visayas scores a close win against Zamboanga Peninsula with two of their regulars playing hurt

PLAYING HURT. 2 of Central Visayas's regulars played with injury but they still won over Zamboanga. Photo by Aki Yatco/Rappler

More than 30 hurt as Chicago commuter train derails

Mar 24, 2014 - 11:23 PM

More than 30 people were injured in Chicago when a commuter train derailed and barreled up an escalator at a station at one of the busiest airports in the United States

DERAILED. Chicago Transit Authority workers erect a tarp to cover the scene where commuter train derailed at the O'Hare International Airport station. Photo by AFP

Kobe Bryant to miss remainder of NBA season for Lakers

Mar 13, 2014 - 3:55 AM

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant will miss the remainder of the NBA season because of a nagging left knee injury

SIDELINED. Lakers star Kobe Bryant will not return to action for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

5 injured in Cotabato New Year's Eve blast

Jan 01, 2014 - 1:51 PM

The suspects are believed to be targeting a police detachment in Carmen town but are deterred by the presence of Civilian Volunteer Organization members

Fil-Am, 2 sons injured in Asiana crash

Jul 09, 2013 - 11:18 PM

The Filipino American woman and her 2 children have been discharged from the hospital the Philippine consulate says

CRASH. Passengers evacuate the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777-200 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco Airport. Photo by David Eun via

Hackers cause stir with 'Obama injured' AP tweet

Apr 24, 2013 - 1:40 AM

A brief alert on the news agency s @AP account read: Breaking: Two explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured

109 dead, over 4M affected by floods

Aug 16, 2012 - 1:28 PM

Southwest monsoon floods leave 109 dead and over 4M affected in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces

Jeep stranded in a flooded area in Quezon City. Photo by Maurits van Linder

Olympics Day 12: Image of the day

Aug 09, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Cuba s Dayron Robles fails during the men s 110m hurdles final at the athletics event of the London 2012 Olympic Games on Wednesday August 8

The men of Day 11: Hoy, Liu, Makhloufi

Aug 08, 2012 - 11:32 AM

Cycling legend Chris Hoy became Britain s greatest Olympian Chinese athletics icon Liu Xiang gets injured again and Algeria s Taoufik Makhloufi swept to an astonishing victory in the 1500m