Into the Woods - updates

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Tiger documentary debuts in December

Jul 10, 2020 - 5:35 PM

The documentary charts Tiger Woods from his toddler days swinging clubs to his incredible journey as a global sports icon

Tiger Woods. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)

PH Coast Guard to block departure of Hong Kong ship crew in Liberty 5 case

Jul 08, 2020 - 5:55 PM

In a tearful meeting with the families of the 14 missing crew and passengers of the ill-fated fishing vessel, the Philippine Coast Guard urged them to pray for justice and a miracle – that the victims be found alive

GRIM MEET. Philippine Coast Guard commandant Vice Admiral George Ursabia Jr meets with the families of the 14 missing crew and passengers of F/V Liberty 5 on Wednesday, July 8. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

PH Coast Guard files criminal cases vs HK ship crew

Jul 06, 2020 - 2:00 PM

(UPDATED) The company and officers of bulk carrier Vienna Wood are formally accused of reckless imprudence resulting in multiple homicide and damage to property, as the 14 crew of fishing boat Liberty 5 remain missing

ACCOUNTABILITY. The Philippine Coast Guard  in Occidental Mindoro files charges against the company and crew of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Vienna Wood over its collision with the Philippine fishing vessel Liberty 5. Photos from the Philippine Coast Guard

PCG extends search for missing Filipino fishermen

Jul 05, 2020 - 6:58 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard says search and retrieval operations for the 14 crew members of Liberty 5 will be until Tuesday, July 7

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducts an aerial search for the missing crew of fishing boat Liberty 5, which capsized after colliding with a cargo ship off Mindoro on June 28, 2020. Photo from the PCG

PH Coast Guard 'building evidence' vs Hong Kong ship crew

Jul 03, 2020 - 12:32 PM

Without any trace of the 14 Filipino crew of Liberty 5, the search for survivors becomes a search for bodies, but Philippine Coast Guard chief George Ursabia Jr says he is still hoping for a miracle

CARGO SHIP. The Hong Kong-flagged M/V Vienna Wood. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

No trace of 14 fishing boat crew 5 days since collision with HK ship

Jul 02, 2020 - 2:55 PM

(UPDATED) Chances of finding survivors get slimmer by the minute, says the Philippine Coast Guard

BULK CARRIER. Philippine Coast Guard personnel inspect the bow of the Hong Kong-flagged ship Vienna Wood. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

Locsin: Don't politicize PH boat collision with HK ship

Jul 01, 2020 - 2:58 PM

'It happened in Mindoro waters and I don’t want to make those Mindoro waters into international waters just to please a few idiots back here,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr

INSPECTION. Philippine Coast Guard personnel examine the damaged stem of the Hong Kong bulk carrier Vienna Wood. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

China 'shocked' by PH boat collision, opposes 'politicization' of incident

Jun 30, 2020 - 8:51 PM

'Our thoughts and prayers go out to the missing crew members and passengers. We sincerely hope all of them could be rescued at the earliest,' says the China embassy in the Philippines

CAPSIZED. The upturned hull of Philippine fishing boat Liberty 5 spotted on June 28, 2020, after it collided with a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

Hong Kong ship did not try to rescue 14 Filipino boat crew after collision – PCG

Jun 30, 2020 - 8:18 PM

(UPDATED) The bulk carrier, however, stayed in the vicinity of the incident, which Philippine Coast Guard commandant Vice Admiral George Ursabia Jr says was likely an accident

BULK CARRIER. The damaged stem of the Hong Kong bulk carrier Vienna Wood, June 30, 2020. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

'Banggaan lang': Palace doubts PH boat collision with HK ship to hurt China ties

Jun 29, 2020 - 4:20 PM

(UPDATED) 'Wala naman pong malaking implikasyon 'yan. Banggaan lang po 'yan,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

CAPSIZED. The upturned hull of the Philippine fishing boat Liberty 5 spotted on Sunday, June 28, after it collided with a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

PCG search on for missing fishermen who collided with Hong Kong-flagged ship

Jun 29, 2020 - 7:40 AM

(4th UPDATE) The Philippine Coast Guard identifies the cargo vessel as Hong Kong-registered MV Vienna Wood, as it searches for the 14 missing crew of fishing boat Liberty 5 off Mindoro

AERIAL SEARCH. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducts an aerial search for the missing crew of fishing boat Liberty 5, which capsized after colliding with a cargo ship off Mindoro on June 28, 2020. Photo from the PCG

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' George Floyd death

Jun 02, 2020 - 4:47 PM

'This shocking tragedy clearly crossed that line,' says Tiger Woods

CALM. Tiger Woods likens the violent protests ignited by George Floyd's death to the Los Angeles riots. File photo by Warren Little/Getty Images/AFP

The cast of 'The Lord of the Rings' is reuniting online

May 28, 2020 - 4:54 PM

Friends of old have been summoned once again to answer the threat of Mordor (virtually)

REUNITED. Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, Orlando Bloom, and Ian McKellen come together virtually on Josh Gad's web series, 'Reunited Apart.' Screenshot from Josh Gad's YouTube channel

Woods-Manning prevail in star-studded match, raised $20m for charity

May 25, 2020 - 12:55 PM

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in an 18-hole golf match that raised money for coronavirus relief efforts

ICONS. PGA stars Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and NFL quarterback legends Peyton Manning and Tom Brady square off in an entertaining made-for-television charity golf event. Photo from Twitter/@TigerWoods

Tiger Woods vows victory in star-studded charity golf match

May 23, 2020 - 2:49 PM

Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods teams up with former NFL star Peyton Manning for a charity showdown versus the Phil Mickelson-Tom Brady tandem

UP AGAIN. Tiger Woods says he’s in better shape now after skipping several tournaments due to a balky back. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Tiger, Mickelson trash talking already ahead of showdown

Apr 24, 2020 - 1:31 PM

Golf greats Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, along with NFL superstars Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, are planning a charity golf match

Tiger Woods relives joy of winning fifth Masters

Apr 13, 2020 - 1:19 PM

Tiger Woods will have to wait for months before he defends the Masters title he won last year after the tournament was postponed until November

STILL GOT IT. Tiger Woods ended an 11-year major drought by winning the Masters last year. File photo from Twitter/@TheMasters

Year after glory, has virus doomed Tiger's 18-major bid?

Apr 11, 2020 - 2:30 PM

A virus outbreak becomes the latest obstacle to Tiger Woods' historic chase

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 20: Tiger Woods of the United States plays his shot from the 17th tee during the first round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 20, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger says he would've been healthy for Masters this week

Apr 10, 2020 - 2:46 PM

Tiger Woods reveals his back pain has eased and he continues to stay fit by cycling and playing tennis

HEALTHY. Tiger Woods says he has gotten his body to "where I think it should be at." File photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Florida man suing Tiger Woods, caddie over alleged shove

Apr 09, 2020 - 12:42 PM

A complaint has been filed in Florida alleging that Tiger Woods' caddie shoved a man while trying to take a selfie with the golf legend

Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Age concern: Olympics 2021 may come too late for 6 stars

Mar 26, 2020 - 3:50 PM

Pushing the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 may be an issue for some aging athletes

epa08072485 Playing Captain Tiger Woods of the USA team tees off from sixth tee during the Sunday singles matches on day four of the 2019 Presidents Cup golf tournament at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia, 15 December 2019. EPA-EFE/TIM CARRAFA EDITORIAL USE ONLY AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Tiger Woods urges all to 'be safe, smart' during coronavirus outbreak

Mar 17, 2020 - 11:27 AM

'There are a lot more important things in life than a golf tournament right now,' says Woods on his 1st public statement on the virus

STAY SAFE. While cancelations continue to unfold, Tiger Woods is already sideline due to injury. File photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Pistons' Christian Wood tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 15, 2020 - 9:04 AM

(UPDATED) Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood becomes the third NBA player to test positive for coronavirus

3RD VICTIM. Christian Wood is the 3rd player to test positive for coronavirus and the first outside of the Utah Jazz franchise. Photo from Detroit Pistons Twitter

U.S. man executed for triple police murder

Mar 06, 2020 - 1:51 PM

Celebrity Kim Kardashian, a regular campaigner against the death penalty, tweets that Woods was 'scheduled to be executed in Alabama TONIGHT for murders he did NOT commit'

This handout mugshot obtained courtesy of the Alabama Department of Corrections shows the booking photo of Nathaniel Woods in Birmingham, Alabama. Nathaniel Woods from Alabama convicted of fatally shooting three police officers in 2004 is set to be executed on March 5, 2020. Handout / Alabama Department of Corrections / AFP

LOOK: Tiger, golf stars hit the greens with Kobe tribute

Feb 15, 2020 - 2:18 PM

Tiger Woods coincidentally hits his first putt of the week exactly from 24 feet and 8 inches – the jersey numbers of his old neighbor Kobe Bryant

PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 12: The golf bag of Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland beside a green showing the special head covers for his metal woods and putter remembering Kobe Bryant during the pro-am as a preview for the Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club on February 12, 2020 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Tiger still struggling to get to grips with Kobe's death

Feb 13, 2020 - 4:51 PM

'Part of me thinks that it's not real,' says Tiger Woods, who used to live not far from Kobe Bryant just outside Los Angeles

NEIGHBORS. Kobe Bryant and Tiger Woods ran parallel phenomenal careers. File photos

'We had our 20-year run together,' says Tiger Woods as he mourns Kobe Bryant

Jan 27, 2020 - 9:34 PM

Tiger Woods recounts the time he lived near Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles and trained with the late NBA great

GREATNESS. Kobe Bryant and Tiger Woods both turned pro in 1996. Photos from Harry How/Getty Images/AFP (Bryant) and Shutterstock (Woods)

Tiger roars into contention for record 83rd US PGA win

Jan 26, 2020 - 2:27 PM

Tiger Woods could break his tie of most US PGA wins with Sam Snead with a victory at the Torrey Pines

LIKE FINE WINE. Even at 44, Tiger Woods continues to chase records. Photo from Twitter/@PGATOUR

Tiger-led U.S. crush Els dream to win Presidents Cup

Dec 15, 2019 - 2:17 PM

'I trusted all my 11 guys. I trusted them implicitly,' says playing-captain Tiger Woods as the US pulls off a stunning comeback against the Internationals

KING TIGER. After going undefeated in 3 matches, Tiger Woods tows the US side to victory to become the most successful Presidents Cup golfer in history. Photo by Tim Carrafa/EPA-EFE

'It's crazy': Tiger Woods secures record 82nd US PGA Tour win in Japan

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:56 AM

Tiger Woods ties US legend Sam Snead for most US PGA Tour victories

LIKE FINE WINE. Twenty-three years since his US PGA Tour title, Tiger Woods continues to dominate the tournament. Photo from Twitter/@PGATour

Tiger Woods to resume full practice after knee surgery

Oct 01, 2019 - 3:15 PM

15-time major winner Tiger Woods gets his clearance to resume full practices before his Japan stint

COMEBACK. Tiger Woods prepares for 'The Challenge: Japan Skins' stint in Chiba. File photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Woods shoots par but won't get to defend Tour Championship

Aug 19, 2019 - 2:36 PM

Tiger Woods places beyond 40th in the US PGA season playoff points standings with only the top 30 advancing in the season-ending Tour Championship

GOING FOR MORE. Tiger Woods continues to chase the major title record set by Jack Nicklaus of 18. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)

WWE Live Manila 2019: Kofi Kingston, Daniel Bryan face off for WWE title

Aug 10, 2019 - 5:25 PM

The live wrestling show gets even better with two more championship matches from the SmackDown brand, a Street Fight match between Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre, and more

MAIN EVENT. Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston will rekindle their feud for the WWE Championship in the main event of WWE Live Manila on September 20, 2019. File photo from

Woods dropped from suit on restaurant staffer's death

Jun 25, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Nicholas Immesberger's parents say their son was served alcohol at Tiger Woods' restaurant to the point of 'severe intoxication' before he died in a driving accident

LEGAL PROBLEM. The lawsuit continues against Tiger Woods' restaurant The Woods Jupiter. File photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods relates to Durant injury woe

Jun 12, 2019 - 10:57 AM

'It's an awful feeling. And no one can help you. That's the hard part,' says golf superstar Tiger Woods, who also suffered an Achilles injury in 2011

Tiger Woods sued over restaurant staffer's drink driving death – report

May 14, 2019 - 8:25 AM

Nicholas Immesberger's parents file a lawsuit against the golfer, seeking medical costs and funeral damages and other 'appropriate damages'

BETHPAGE, NEW YORK - MAY 13: Tiger Woods of the United States looks on during a practice round prior to the 2019 PGA Championship at the Bethpage Black course on May 13, 2019 in Bethpage, New York. Warren Little/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump

May 07, 2019 - 9:13 AM

'I have tried to hang in there and I have tried to come back and play the great game of golf again,' says Tiger Woods

CORDIAL. Tiger Woods says it’s important to respect the office of the presidency, regardless of who happens to occupy the White House. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Politics-shy Woods to be honored by Trump at White House

May 05, 2019 - 3:12 PM

The 43-year-old golf icon will be awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, USA's highest civilian honor

RELATIONSHIP. Tiger Woods has shared the golf course with Donald Trump before and after he took office. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)

Tiger Woods gunning for golf's major record

Apr 27, 2019 - 10:38 PM

The 43-year-old believes it is possible to catch Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major titles

ROAR OF THE TIGER. Tiger Woods has now won 15 major titles following his victory for the ages in the Masters. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)

Jordan says Tiger comeback 'greatest I have ever seen'

Apr 19, 2019 - 9:36 AM

'He's probably the only person who believed he could get back,' Michael Jordan says of fellow sporting great Tiger Woods

ICONS. Basketball legend Michael Jordan thinks there’s no telling now what golfing great Tiger Woods can do. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

‘Emotional’ Nadal inspired by Woods’ Masters triumph

Apr 16, 2019 - 12:17 PM

'He's probably my favorite sportsman in the world since a long time ago,' says Nadal about Woods

INSPIRED. Rafael Nadal is fueled to win his 12th Monte Carlo title. File photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

All hail Woods! Trump, Serena, Nicklaus join Tiger Twitter frenzy

Apr 15, 2019 - 8:52 PM

Big names sing praises for the 43-year-old golf icon for ending an 11-year major title drought following his triumph in the Masters Tournament

LEGEND. Tiger Woods wins his fifth Masters Tournament title at 43 years old. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)

5 great sporting comebacks

Apr 15, 2019 - 3:46 PM

Tiger Woods joins the likes of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and cyclist Greg LeMond with a comeback for the ages following his fifth Masters triumph

STILL GOT IT. Tiger Woods battles back from a two-year injury layoff for his first Masters Tournament title in 14 years. Photo from PGA Tour's Twitter account (@PGATOUR)

Epic Masters win a family affair for Tiger as dad, son

Apr 15, 2019 - 2:26 PM

The 43-year-old returns to peak golf form after battling chronic back pain for years that he even had trouble playing with his children

GREEN JACKET. Tiger Woods wins his fifth Masters Tournament championship. Photo from Masters Tournament's Twitter account (@TheMasters)

Tiger wins 15th major title with spectacular Masters victory

Apr 15, 2019 - 3:41 AM

The 43-year-old ends an 11-year major title drought to complete a fairytale comeback from scandal and injuries

NEVER TOO OLD. Tiger Woods rules the Masters Tournament for the first time in 14 years. Photo from Masters Tournament's Twitter account (@TheMasters)

Origin and species: fighting illegal logging with science

Mar 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The Wood Anatomy Laboratory in Britain's Royal Botanic Gardens may not seem like the obvious epicenter of efforts to halt international illegal logging

A view of the Temperate House, the largest surviving Victorian glasshouse in the world, during the final months of a five-year restoration at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, west London, on February 13, 2018. A gleaming monument to the ambition and creativity of its age, the world's largest Victorian glasshouse will once again welcome visitors to see some of the world's rarest plants following a lengthy facelift. Justin TALLIS / AFP

Tiger Woods withdraws from Arnold Palmer over neck problem

Mar 05, 2019 - 3:58 PM

'Unfortunately due to a neck strain that I've had for a few weeks, I'm forced to withdraw from the Arnold Palmer Invitational,' tweets Woods

UNFORTUNATE. Tiger Woods misses his favorite hunting ground over the years. File photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

4 students to represent PH in International Biology Olympiad in Hungary

Feb 28, 2019 - 11:45 AM

The top winners of the Philippine Biology Olympiad 2019 held at the Ateneo de Manila University will complete against delegates from 70 countries at the 30th International Biology Olympiad in Szeged, Hungary, in July

IBO DELEGATES. (L-R) Country Coordinator of the Philippines to the IBO Ronald Cruz, Elizabeth Rae Peralta (Philippine Science High School-Ilocos Region Campus), Samuel Drury Wood (Regional Science High School III), Matthew Keizo Yuda (Manila Science High School), Jeremy Ace Ng (Saint Jude Catholic School), PBO 2019 Project Heads Julienne Pandan and Winnie Monge. Photo from Ateneo de Manila University

Letting Venezuela chair world disarmament body would be 'travesty' – U.S.

Feb 15, 2019 - 10:57 PM

The United States is among more than 50 countries that have recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president

WATCH: At 43, Tiger roars back

Dec 30, 2018 - 10:54 PM

As Tiger Woods turns 43 years old, here’s a look back at the incredible 2018 comeback of the golf superstar

SURGING TIGER. Still the most popular golf player in the world, Tiger Woods incredibly leaps from outside the top 1,000 in the rankings to world No. 13 in less than a year.  Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP