Julia Barretto is treading a new path in that she’s building a career without being part of a love team.
PARIS (AFP) – The “French Oscars” the Cesars will be awarded Friday in a poisonous atmosphere with Roman Polanski — whose new film has the highest number of nominations — staying away from the ceremony because he fears a “public lynching”.
By MAE LORRAINE LORENZO A few years ago, I was having coffee with my daughter Jessy when I noticed some kids from another table staring at her intently and whispering at each other with obvious wonder. My daughter, who was four years old at that time, stood out among other children with her wideset eyes […]
By Jessica Pag-iwayan For years, studies have proven the importance of reading, especially for the kids. Cultivating the love for reading at a very young age widens their vocabulary and helps strengthen memory retention. This is no wonder that parents are trying their best to establish good reading habits with the whole family. Members gather […]
You can stop reading this column if you believe Deontay Wilder’s excuse that the costume he wore during the ring walk weakened his legs and led to his shocking knockout loss to Briton Tyson Fury. Wilder claimed he had no idea the outfit weighed 40 pounds. For the 6’7,” 231-pound Wilder, the costume was too […]
PARIS: Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, one of the world’s most recognizable and highest-paid sportswomen, on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) announced her retirement at the age of 32, and was immediately hailed as “a legend” and “great champion.” “Tennis — I’m saying goodbye,” Sharapova said in an article for Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines. […]
It’s prom season again. And for many parents, this could be an emotional event. Prom, short for promenade, is a ball held at school usually for junior and senior high school students. Oftentimes, this includes a dance, and students dressing up in formal attire such as suits, gowns, and cocktail dresses. Proms have evolved over […]
By Jenny Dy Our daughters are 11, 10, and six, and we hit a milestone on independence this week. We let the two older ones walk to their grandparents’ house unaccompanied. It doesn’t sound like such a big deal, but my heartbeat paced a little faster until I got the message “we’re here,” because it’s […]
The 78-member Philippine delegation to the 20th Games of the Olympics in Munich were among the 80,000 people who served as witness to the most turbulent edition of the Modern Games since its revival in 1896. The National contingent, 65 of them athletes, the most since the country’s first participation in 1924, saw vividly how […]
Clyde Mondilla has spent the last three weeks enhancing his driving and short game in preparation for what promises to be a slam-bang duel of power and iron play in The Country Club Invitational firing off on March 4 at the TCC course in Laguna. The Del Monte star actually kicked off the new season […]
MIAMI: England’s Tom Lewis made the most of his sponsor’s exemption into the US PGA Tour Honda Classic on Thursday (Friday in Manila), firing a bogey-free four-under-par 66 to share the first-round lead with Harris English at wind-whipped PGA National. “I’m enjoying this,” the 29-year-old Lewis said of the chilly, windy weather that proved the […]
Two and a half years ago, the Boston Celtics traded down their No. 1 draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers and moved to No. 3 – a deal that left a lot of heads shaking in disbelief. The No. 1 pick is the most valuable asset any team could have come Draft Day. Celtics president […]
Chief of mission Nonong Araneta reminded leaders of various national sports associations (NSA) to be realistic in their assessment of making the Tokyo Olympics.
Tobias Harris scored 34 points to go with seven rebounds and seven assists to lift the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers past the visiting New York Knicks 115-106 on Thursday.
The six-month rehabilitation of a portion of Roxas Boulevard in Manila was scheduled to start Friday night, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced.
The International Olympic Committee is “fully committed” to holding the 2020 Games in Tokyo as planned despite the widening new coronavirus outbreak, the body’s president has pledged.
Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk was suspended indefinitely without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for a violation of the league and players’ union’s anti-drug program.
By JULES VIVAS Much has been said about the bloodless revolution that gathered millions of Filipinos in a series of demonstrations to liberate the country from the 21-year rule of former President Ferdinand Marcos. Sadly, among the discussions are arguments made by some of our fellow Filipinos who believe that the rally was just orchestrated by […]
The Minnesota Timberwolves were fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for violating the league’s policy on resting players for benching guard D’Angelo Russell at Denver on Sunday.
Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren has urged Deontay Wilder to take a payment to waive his rights for another rematch with the WBC heavyweight champion.