MARKETING head Angelee delos Reyes (center) from Olongapo City was crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2013 last Sunday night at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. With her are the other winners (from left) Miss Philippines Air Kimverlyn Suiza from Nagcarlan, Laguna, Miss Philippines Water Nancy Leonard from Zamboanga City, Miss Philippines Eco-Tourism Bernadette Mae Aguirre from Santa Maria, Bulacan, and Miss Philippines Fire Alma Cabasal from the United States. (Photo by Mark Balmores)
THIS undated handout file photo released by the Korean Central News Agency on Jan 5, 2009 shows a missile-firing drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (AFP)
ACTRESS Anne Curtis, Education Secretary Armin A. Luistro, and Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell kicked off ‘Brigada Eskwela’ at the Philippine School for the Deaf and the Blind in Pasay City yesterday. (Photo by Linus Guardian Escandor II)
A MAN bathes with his cow in the sea along the coast of Dumanjug town, Cebu. (Photo by Cheryl Baldicantos)
NAGING “item” sina Max Collins at Benjamin Alves noong nagkatrabaho sila sa “Coffee Prince,” teleseryeng pinagbidahan nina Aljur Abrenica at Kris Bernal sa GMA7.
The superstar singer took a "sick day" earlier this week from The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, which only fueled speculations that she and Jay-Z are expecting a baby.
ALASKA owner Fred Uytengsu and coach Luigi Trillo flash the No. 1 signs after the Aces swept Barangay Ginebra to win the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. (Photo by Tony Pionilla)
SAN ANTONIO Spurs’ Tiago Splitter, left, of Brazil, and Memphis Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol, right, of Spain, get tangled up as they chase a loose ball during the second half in Game 1 of a Western Conference Finals NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio. (AP photo)
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By NICK GIONGCO
Manila, Philippines – It was late in the third quarter when he asked to be substituted and a slender guy with albatross-like arms came in to replace him.
Outside the boxing ring, away from the bruising world of prize-fighting, it is inside the basketball court that Manny Pacquiao finds solace and enjoyment, looking and acting as if he is a kid who had just stepped...
By NICK GIONGCO
Manila, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez might find themselves seated next to each other next month in Macau where Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum is staging a major show at the Venetian Hotel.
Arum said he is bringing Marquez and his wife to the former Portuguese colony and is also extending the same invitation to Pacquiao and wife Jinkee.
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BY JACKY LYNNE A. OIGA
Manila, Philippines – Who would’ve thought that TV hunk and Starstruck alum Rocco Nacino was once called too fat for TV?
“During the latter part of Starstruck Season 5, I was told I was way too big and I looked like a dad,“ the GMA star tells Tech Lifestyle. “So every morning, I would go out of our headquarters and jog along Libis and I dropped...
One thing’s for sure, I can dunk, says world’s fastest
KINGSTON (Reuters) - The world’s best basketballers have little hope of catching him in a race up the court and now Jamaican Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is getting to ready to show them he can jump as well when he appears at the NBA’s All-Star weekend in Houston.
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NEW YORK (AFP) – Jeremy Lin conﬁded to Sports Illustrated that he would have liked to remain a New York Knick, but mostly he’s relieved his NBA future with the Houston Rockets is clear.
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MIAMI (AP) – Miami Heat forward LeBron James is the NBA’s MVP for a third time, putting him alongside some of the game’s all-time greats.
A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that James will be announced Saturday as this year’s winner of the league’s top individual honor, and that he’ll be formally presented with the trophy...
By NICK GIONGCO
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – All it took for Manny Pacquiao to figure out Tim Bradley is one fight.
Speaking to a couple of Manilabased scribes in his suite after an arduous morning workout on Wednesday, Pacquiao said he already knows what to do when he meets Bradley in the ring on June 9 in Las Vegas.
Pressed which fight that was, Pacquiao said: “The one when he...
By KRISTINA NOELLE VILLANUEVA
Manila, Philippines – Blame it on their woeful free throw shooting.
Talk ‘N Text head coach Chot Reyes pinpointed the Texters’ dismal showing from the stripe as their Achilles heel in Game One, allowing B-Meg to gain the lead in their best-of-seven PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals matchup at the Araneta Coliseum Monday night.
BEIJING (AFP) – Ex-NBA badboy Stephon Marbury will attempt to lead the Beijing Ducks to victory this week in their ﬁrst ever Chinese ﬁnals, seeking to upset the mighty Guangdong Tigers.
Beijing face the four-time Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) champions – and their point guard Aaron Brooks, formerly of the Houston Rockets – in the best-of-seven ﬁnals starting Wednesday.
By JONAS TERRADO
Game Wednesday (Tan Binh Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City)
8 p.m. – Saigon vs AirAsia Philippines (Manila time)
JAKARTA – Aldrech Ramos took advantage of a key play Saturday night in this bustling Indonesian capital to help the AirAsia Philippine Patriots score another narrow win on the road.
Ramos, no stranger to playing basketball overseas thanks to his stint with Gilas...