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Tennis fever rising in Manila


It has been 25 years since any high-profile or top-caliber professional tennis athlete played a match in the country. The last ones to do so were Bjorn Borg, the ice-cool Swede (whose calm demeanor was unsettling to opponents) with 11 grand slam trophies, and John McEnroe, the notorious hothead but brilliant American shotmaker, who played an exhibition match at Ninoy Aquino Stadium in 1989.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Leading the battle cry

KOLE Alejandro, Matthew De Dios, Jiggy Taccad,Miggy Ortiz, Raniel Santos,David Kabigting and Anton Segismundo

Sports fans who regularly watch live games know that “to blend in with the crowd” is easy—but isn’t as boring as one might think.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Football poster boy puts good looks to good use

PHIL Younghusband

Phil Younghusband has become the poster boy for Philippine football through his talent and passion for the sport, not to mention good looks that has made him a favorite endorser of brands.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

How a nose injury led Marc Pingris to basketball

PINGRIS with the five winners of the Master Facial Care for Men contest who each won an all-expense paid trip to Spain

It was a match against Puerto Rico. Up on the bleachers, on the aisle seat, a scrawny, 70-ish Filipino in blue shirt and faded jeans yelled his lungs out: “Gilaaaaaas!” A young Puerto Rican seated on the opposite aisle saw him, heard him, planted himself across the old man, and yelled: “Vamoooos!”

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Serena Williams conquers fashion week after US Open win

Anna Wintour and Serena Williams pose at the MBFW Spring/Summer 2015 Signature by Serena Williams fashion show on Tuesday, Sept.  9, 2014, in New York. AP

Serena Williams was in the middle of settling down for an interview when she was interrupted by a message: “Anna is here.”

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »