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Rappler's latest stories on world rankings


Federer reclaims world number one title

Jun 17, 2018 - 9:53 AM

The 36-year-old Swiss regains his place at the top on Monday as Rafael Nadal slips to second heading to Wimbledon

ON TOP. Roger Federer says ‘it’s quite fun’ that the world number title has been going back and forth between him and Rafael Nadal. Photo by Thomas Kienzle/AFP

Murray struggles amid Djokovic chase in Paris

Nov 03, 2016 - 11:51 AM

Murray aims to end Djokovic s reign atop the rankings but is pushed to the limit by Fernando Verdasco

Murray back up to second in tennis world rankings

May 16, 2016 - 5:37 PM

His rise comes after he beat world number one Novak Djokovic in the Rome Masters

WORLD NUMBER 2. Britain's Andy Murray, seen here celebrating after beating Serbian Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open tennis tournament, is back to world number 2. Photo by CLAUDIO ONORATI/EPA

The ASEAN template: Producing graduates who fit the bill

Jul 20, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Philippine colleges and universities have to make hard decisions whether to increase graduate programs or develop niches in the undergraduate programs in order to produce the manpower needed in the ASEAN region

School rankings in ASEAN: A 'perception game' for PH

Jul 19, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Comparison will be inevitable in a post ASEAN integration era How are rankings influencing the Philippines higher education sector?

Despite tie for 2nd, So will be world No.7 by month end

Jan 26, 2015 - 9:23 PM

Despite a loss to his Dutch nemesis Anish Giri So got a huge boost by gaining enough Elo points to be 7th in the world

Wesley So ponders his next move.  File photo by Piroschka Van De Wouw/EPA

Azkals rise 5 spots in FIFA ranking ahead of friendlies

Oct 26, 2014 - 5:53 PM

The Philippine National Football team s FIFA World ranking improves from 134 to 129

File photo

'Partly free?' PH vows improved political, civil rights

Jan 25, 2014 - 4:32 PM

According to a report by US based NGO Freedom House the Philippines is one of 59 countries listed as partly free

Image courtesy of the Freedom House website

3 PH schools in global university rankings

May 08, 2013 - 7:15 AM

UP ADMU DLSU among top universities teaching English Language and Literature; Ateneo UP also rank in other subjects

PH Azkals drop to #147 in world ranking

Dec 19, 2012 - 11:13 PM

The Azkals are now the third team in Southeast Asia after Vietnam 131st and Thailand 136th and the 22nd in the Asia region led by Japan 22nd

143rd IN THE WORLD. Azkals striker Angel Guirado (L) during the semifinals first game in Manila. Photo by Franz Lopez

Malaysia drops in world rankings after draw vs Azkals

Mar 08, 2012 - 12:50 PM

After the 1 1 draw between Azkals and Malaysia in international friendly Malaysia down 2 spots

KEEPING WATCH. Ray Jonsson stays with his man at the Azkals' match against Malaysia. February 29, 2012. Emil Sarmiento.