KARSTEN Warholm (NOR) wins the Men's 400m Hurdles Final in a new World Record time of 45.94 seconds. -- REUTERS TOKYO -- A world record had been predicted but Norway's Karsten Warholm had to utterly destroy it to hold off American Rai Benjamin and take gold on Tuesday in the men's 400 meters hurdles, in what will go down as ...

AN ongoing overhaul of the Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly turn up a few old friends when free agency kicks off on Friday. Center Dwight Howard and swingman Trevor Ariza agreed to terms with the Lakers, according to multiple reports on Monday, and shooting guard Wayne Ellington also is joining LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Ellington will sign a one-year ...

The Petro Gazz Angels solidified their push for a spot in the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference after defeating the Balipure Water Defenders in straight sets on Tuesday. (PVL Media Bureau) The Petro Gazz Angels solidified their push for a spot in the semifinals of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference after defeating the Balipure Water Defenders ...

TOKYO -- New events such as surfing and skateboarding that made their debut at the Tokyo Olympics boosted the Games' viewership and the lack of spectators in stadiums had no impact on engagement from fans, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday. Timo Lumme, the managing director of television and marketing services at the IOC, said he expected to ...

TOKYO -- Some Australian athletes caused damage to their Tokyo Olympics athletes' village rooms before departing while the team's mascots -- an emu and a kangaroo -- went missing but have since returned, team chief Ian Chesterman said on Tuesday. The athletes had damaged beds and put a hole in a wall, but no disciplinary action will be taken after ...

As expected, Kawhi Leonard declined his player option for the upcoming season of the National Basketball Association. Nope, he's not aiming to secure new digs, never mind his stated desire to listen to any and all offers that come his way as an unrestricted free agent. His intent is to remain with the Clippers, but on a fresh contract with ...

CHANUT43-FREEPIK Part 3 When the Philippines attempted to industrialize upon obtaining political independence in 1946, it faced two major handicaps. First, as we discussed in the first article in this series, it lacked the green revolution that preceded much of the First Industrial Revolution that occurred in the Western World and in Japan. The productivity of the food and feed ...

OLLYY-FREEPIK The State of the Nation Address (SONA) is a constitutional obligation and yearly tradition wherein the President reports on the status of the country and unveils the government's agenda for the coming year. Like clockwork, on every fourth Monday of July, the President appears before a joint session of Congress to deliver an address. As expected, many tune in ...

VECTORJUICE-FREEPIK Play-to-Earn games have been gaining traction recently. With popular games like Axie Infinity and My Defi Pet, users are drawn to the unique selling proposition that one can earn money as they play. In a nutshell, Play-to-Earn games involve the use of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) which gamers can use to progress in the game. NFTs in essence are a ...

Beyond just her weightlifting skills, which she has certainly labored painstakingly for years to attain global leadership at, there are many reasons why Hidilyn Diaz should be admired and promoted to all our people, especially the young, as a model Filipino. "Amazing grace" is the description given by Rappler (in reference to the unsavory public listing of her as part ...