Year in Sports - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Year in Sports


2016 in sports: A year of comebacks

Dec 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Rappler takes a look back at the biggest most memorable sports comebacks that made the year

2016 is a year of big money deals in sports

Dec 20, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Let s have a look at the money that flooded into sports in 2016

BIG INCOME. The NBA is one of the sports leagues that enjoyed a spike in TV income in 2016. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Bolt, Phelps cap era of excellence

Dec 20, 2016 - 4:04 PM

The two athletes inspired a legion of young competitors determined to flourish on sport s biggest stage even as Olympic officials grapple with soaring costs corruption and the ever present specter of doping


Heroes and zeros of sports in 2016

Dec 20, 2016 - 3:04 PM

Learn about the highs and lows of athletes in 2016

HEROES. The Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians in Game Seven of the 2016 World Series to win their first World Series in 108 years. Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

The 2016 Rappler Sports Awards

Dec 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Through these awards the Rappler Sports team honors the achievements of Filipino athletes and remember the iconic – and even questionable – moments of the past year

The 2015 Passionate Fan Pinoy Football Awards

Dec 23, 2015 - 11:45 AM

The year s best in Filipino football

PLAYER OF THE YEAR. Misagh Bahadoran is the 2015 player of the year. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Blazer Lillard is NBA Rookie of the Year

May 02, 2013 - 1:14 PM

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers was named the NBA Rookie of the Year

UNANIMOUS. Lillard sweeps all first-place votes. Photo from Blazers' Facebook page.

(UPDATED) Donaire is ESPN's Boxer of the Year

Dec 26, 2012 - 10:31 AM

ESPN s Boxer of the Year is Nonito The Filipino Flash Donaire after he fought and won 4 times in 2012