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After corruption allegations, Trump says G7 summit won't be at his resort

Oct 20, 2019 - 12:21 PM

'Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility, we will no longer consider Trump National Doral, Miami, as the Host Site for the G-7 in 2020,' Trump says in a tweet

NEW VENUE. US President Donald Trump addresses his supporters in a video posted on his Twitter account on September 28, 2019. Screenshot from Trump's Twitter page

Williams ban for US Open umpire after Serena-Osaka furor

Aug 25, 2019 - 1:58 PM

Umpire Carlos Ramos won't officiate matches involving Serena or Venus Williams in the wake of last year's final controversy

HEATED. Serena Williams argues with umpire Carlos Ramos during last year's controversial US Open final match. Photo by Jaime Lawson/Getty Images for USTA/AFP

Sharapova, Venus get wildcards for WTA Cincinnati event

Jul 30, 2019 - 12:50 PM

Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams aim to bounce back from their lackluster 2019 Wimbledon campaigns

WILDCARDS. Maria Sharapova (left) and Venus Williams earn berths to the 2019 WTA Cincinnati Open. File photos by Saeed Khan/AFP (Sharapova) and Christophe Simon/AFP (Williams)

Teen Gauff after Venus shock: 'My goal is to win Wimbledon'

Jul 02, 2019 - 3:56 PM

'I said this before: I want to be the greatest,' says Gauff who defeated Venus Williams in the opening round

DISBELIEF. 15-year-old Cori Gauff unexpectedly defeats veteran Venus Williams in her Wimbledon debut. Photo from Coco Gauff's Twitter

LOOK: Janine Tugonon models for Venus Williams' clothing line

Mar 25, 2019 - 10:35 AM

The former Miss Universe Philippines also reunites with Shamcey Supsup during the latter's US vacation

What's the weather like on Uranus and Neptune? New images give important clues

Feb 23, 2019 - 11:16 AM

New images from the Hubble Space Telescope show a variety of intriguing weather patterns in the atmospheres of both Neptune and Uranus

PLANETS. Uranus (left) and Neptune (right) seen by Hubble. NASA, ESA, A. Simon (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), and M.H. Wong and A. Hsu (University of California, Berkeley)

Top seed Halep eclipses Venus to set up Serena clash

Jan 19, 2019 - 9:09 PM

Simona Halep powers past her 38-year-old opponent to face her sister in the last 16

PERSONAL BEST. Simona Halep finishes off Venus in one hour and 17 minutes to post her best performance in the tournament. Photo by Australian Open Twitter

Venus wins three-set thriller against Azarenka

Jan 01, 2019 - 5:33 PM

In a showdown between two former world No. 1 players, Williams proves the better finisher

LIKE FINE WINE. Venus Williams, although already 38 years old, shows she still has it. Photo by Greg Woods/AFP/Getty Images


Serena routs sister Venus, Nadal survives epic match

Sep 01, 2018 - 10:57 AM

'She's my best friend. She means the world to me. Every time she loses I feel like I do,' Serena Williams on sister Venus

SUPERSTAR SISTERS. Venus Williams congratulates younger sister Serena after their US Open duel. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP

It's a date: Serena, Venus to meet for 30th time at US Open

Aug 30, 2018 - 10:28 AM

Venus Williams won their first ever clash in Australia in 1998, but her sister Serena has built up an advantage over the last two decades

SIBLING RIVALRY. Venus Williams (left) won their first ever clash in Australia in 1998, but her sister Serena has built up an advantage over the last two decades. Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP

Defending champ Ostapenko crashes in French Open 2018 first round

May 28, 2018 - 9:13 AM

It's only the second time in the Open era that the defending champion loses in the first round of Roland Garros

MAJOR UPSET. Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko drops her back-to-back bid as the defending champion bows to Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova in straight sets. Photo byChristophe Archambault/AFP

Where are they now? Former Miss Earth PH contestants who shine in different fields

May 17, 2018 - 6:28 PM

From journalists to entrepreneurs, these are just some of the women whose Miss Earth past may surprise you

MISS EARTH ALUMNAE. Athena Imperial, Venus Raj, and Imelda Schweighart are among the former contestants of the Miss Earth Philippines pageant. Photos from Instagram.com/imeeschweighartt, Instagram.com/onlyvenusraj, Instagram.com/athenaimperial

12 Bb Pilipinas titleholders who entered showbiz

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM

These beauty queens have dipped themselves into the world of show business

The week in photos: March 3-9, 2018

Mar 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM

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

Men dismantle the symbolicly attached prosthetic arms from a replica of the Venus de Milo during an action led by Handicap International to raise awareness on the thousands of amputees worldwide in need of a prosthesis, at the Louvre-Rivoli metro station in Paris on March 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT

Venus hopes to one day experience motherhood

Mar 08, 2018 - 10:35 AM

This week marks the return of Serena to the WTA Tour a little under 190 days since the birth of baby Alexis

MOTHERHOOD. Venus Williams at 37 years old hopes to follow the footsteps of the younger sister Serena. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Venus, Vandeweghe put US up 2-0 in Fed Cup

Feb 11, 2018 - 11:45 AM

USA is the defending champion of the Fed Cup

TEAM USA. Venus Williams advances to the second round of the Fed Cup with team USA team mate CoCo Vandeweghe. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Your love language according to Venus

Feb 09, 2018 - 3:57 PM

Your aren't just about your sun sign – find out your Venus sign and what it says about how you love

Bencic knocks Venus Williams out of Australian Open in first round

Jan 15, 2018 - 12:17 PM

Belinda Bencic, the number 78 ranked player, eliminates last year's finalist Venus Williams

EARLY EXIT. The fifth seed and last year's finalist Venus Williams was shocked in the first round by the world number 78 Belinda Bencic in just under two hours. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Unbeaten Kerber looks to extend winning streak

Jan 10, 2018 - 11:07 AM

Angelique Kerber overcomes Venus Williams on her road to becoming world number one again

RETURN. Angelique Kerber hits a return to Venus Williams at the Sydney International tennis tournament. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Venus Williams won't face criminal charges in fatal Florida crash, reports

Dec 21, 2017 - 12:21 PM

Venus Williams will not be charged in a fatal two car smash in June that killed a passenger in the other car

DRIVING 'LAWFULLY'. Venus Williams won't face criminal charges, but the family of the deceased has filed a wrongful death suit. Photo by Oli Scarff / AFP

IOC 'confident' Tokyo 2020 venues will be ready on time

Dec 11, 2017 - 1:53 PM

IOC's Games coordination commission chairman John Coates backs Tokyo 2020 to deliver the venue on time

Stephens ousts Venus, to face Keys for US Open title

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:02 PM

Stephens vs Keys will be the first all American US Open final since 2002

ON TO THE FINAL. Sloane Stephens, who missed 11 months with a left foot injury before returning in July, outlasted 7-time Slam champion Venus Williams. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Sharapova ousted at US Open, says it's been 'a really great ride'

Sep 04, 2017 - 1:31 PM

Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova rallies to eliminate the 5 time Grand Slam champion

COMEBACK. 'Reflecting back on the week, I can be happy,' says Maria Sharapova. Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images/AFP

Triumphant Venus mum over Serena motherhood at US Open

Sep 02, 2017 - 12:14 PM

I m definitely available to answer questions about tennis Venus Wiliams says in the post match news conference when asked how she felt when she heard the news about her sister

SILENCE. Venus Williams did not answer questions regarding her sister Serena's newborn baby after she downed Maria Sakkari 6-3, 6-4. Photo by Christophe Simon

Venus celebrates 20 years at U.S. Open, awaits Serena return

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:50 AM

Venus Williams the oldest woman in the US Open says she has zero plans for her career timetable; for the 23 time Grand Slam winner tour life without Serena has her spending more time down Memory Lane

Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams to win Wimbledon title

Jul 15, 2017 - 10:39 PM

Muguruza spoils Williams attempt to become the oldest Grand Slam women s champ

NEW CHAMP. Garbine Muguruza overwhelms Venus Williams with power to become the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

'Mars Met Venus: Part Cewe', melihat hubungan dari dua sudut pandang

Jul 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Mars Met Venus mengisahkan kumpulan kumpulan permasalahan yang banyak dialami oleh pasangan kekasih

'MARS MET VENUS'. Aktor Ge Pamungkas beradu akting dengan aktris Pamela Bowie di film 'Mars Met Venus'. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube MNCP Movies

Back to her best, Venus eyes historic Wimbledon title

Jul 14, 2017 - 4:05 AM

At 37 years old and having battled an autoimmune disease Venus Williams says she s playing some of the best tennis of her life

AGE IS JUST A NUMBER. Venus Williams is the oldest Wimbledon finalist in decades, but she's been playing some of her best tennis over the past 12 months. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Venus rising as Konta eyes Halep revenge

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:14 AM

The 37 year old Venus Williams knows she has to summon the kind of dominant display that made her so deadly a decade ago to win the Wimbledon title

BRIGHT FUTURE. After thrashing Ana Konjuh in the 4th round, Venus Williams shows she is still a formidable Wimbledon title threat. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Kerber crashes out of Wimbledon, loses world number 1 ranking

Jul 10, 2017 - 10:42 PM

Kerber has failed to make the last 8 at any of this year s 3 Grand Slams

UPSET. Spanish 14th seed Garbine Muguruza is the latest player to derail Angelique Kerber in a major tournament. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash – police

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:19 AM

An initial police report on the June 9 crash in Palm Beach Gardens describes Williams as being at fault in a deadly car crash that sparked a lawsuit against the tennis star

DRIVING 'LAWFULLY'. US player Venus Williams, seen here during their women's singles third round match of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, was driving 'lawfully' during a fatal car crash that sparked a lawsuit against her. Photo by Oli Scarff / AFP

Wimbledon: Venus in tears, Murray, Nadal stroll as Wawrinka falls

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:00 AM

World number 3 Stan Wawrinka is the opening day s biggest casualty losing to Russian debutant Daniil Medvedev while there were emotional comeback wins for Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka

DEFEATED. Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reacts against Russia's Daniil Medvedev during their men's singles first round match on the first day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 3, 2017. Medvedev won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Adrian Dennis/AFP

Venus Williams faces lawsuit over deadly crash

Jul 01, 2017 - 10:26 AM

The police describe Venus Williams as being at fault in the incident though it s still being investigated

Tennis star Venus Williams 'at fault' in fatal car crash – police

Jun 30, 2017 - 1:22 PM

Police confirm Venus Williams was not using her phone and had not taken drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash

DOJ prepares 30 Manila prosecutors for Maute trial

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:57 PM

Charges of rebellion against members of the terrorist group will be heard continuously – in Metro Manila if the High Court grants the DOJ s request

The Department of Justice building in Padre Faura, Manila. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Venus Raj earns her master's degree from UP

Jun 08, 2017 - 9:09 PM

The former beauty queen graduates with a masters degree in community development

It's a girl! Venus lets Serena baby secret slip

Jun 01, 2017 - 10:54 AM

Venus Williams reveals that her sister Serena will be having a daughter

IT'S A GIRL. Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams, seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, are apparently expecting a daughter. Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

Brilliant Thiem ends Nadal winning streak in Rome

May 20, 2017 - 10:45 AM

Dominic Thiem will now meet the winner of the quarter final clash between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro

WINNER. After defeating the 4th seeded Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem now has a 17-3 record on clay this year. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach at Bb Pilipinas 2017 coronation night

May 01, 2017 - 1:41 AM

Miss Universe 2015 hosts the big night

Schedule of activities: ASEAN 2017 Summit from April 26-29

Apr 25, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Here is the detailed schedule of activities and list of venues for this week s ASEAN events in Metro Manila

ANNIVERSARY. The year the Philippines is host of ASEAN events marks the 50th anniversary of the regional bloc. Presidential photo

New flights to cut travel time to Banaue Rice Terraces

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM

A local airline will offer flights from Clark to reduce total travel time to the popular tourist destination

FAST TRAVEL. The new route from Clark International Airport to Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya is expected to cut travel time to the Banaue Rice Terraces in more than half.

Kerber holds off Parmentier to advance at Indian Wells

Mar 14, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Angelique Kerber needed two hours and 33 minutes in the baking sun on Stadium Court to get past Pauline Parmentier

ON TO THE NEXT. Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a forehand against Pauline Parmentier of France in their third round match in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 29, 2017

Jan 29, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Sunday

Miss Universe PH representatives: Where are they now?

Jan 28, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Rappler compiles some information on past Miss Universe Philippines title holders to see what they have been doing after life as a beauty queen

Serena beats Venus to win record 23rd Grand Slam title

Jan 28, 2017 - 6:11 PM

Serena Williams sets a new record for most Grand Slam titles in the Open Era breaking a deadlock with Steffi Graf

SIBLING RIVALRY. Serena Williams defeats her sister Venus in the Australian Open final to stand alone in history with 23 Grand Slam titles. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Venus stands between Serena and tennis history

Jan 27, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Serena Williams needs one more title to set a new female Grand Slam record Standing in her way is her greatest rival her older sister Venus

SIBLING RIVALRY. Venus and Serena Williams will clash for a ninth time in a Grand Slam final, with Serena needing just one more title to stand alone in history. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Serena, Venus set up 'Sister Act' Australian Open final

Jan 26, 2017 - 3:56 PM

Serena Williams ends Mirjana Lucic Baroni s fairytale run with a 50 minute victory to set up a showdown with her older sister

SISTER ACT. Venus and Serena Williams, seen in a 2014 tournament, have alternated as doubles partners and on-court rivals. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Age-defying Venus Williams makes Australian Open final

Jan 26, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Venus Williams 36 brushes off dangerous Coco Vendeweghe to become the oldest Australian Open finalist in the Open era

AGELESS. Venus Williams becomes the oldest Australian Open finalist in the Open Era. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Vintage Venus Williams powers into Aussie Open semifinals

Jan 24, 2017 - 12:29 PM

The 36 year old Venus Williams becomes the oldest woman to make a Grand Slam last 4 in 23 years

Venus Williams of the US celebrates her victory against Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova during their women's singles quarterfinal match on day 9 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2017.  SAEED KHAN / AFP

Venus Raj to host Miss Universe red carpet special

Jan 22, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Miss Universe Philippines 2010 is set to host along with social media star Bretman Rock

VENUS RAJ. Miss Universe Philippines 2010 is set to host the 2016 pageant's red carpet special. Screengrab from instagram/onlyvenusraj