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Roger Gorayeb free of cancer

Jun 21, 2020 - 6:51 PM

Volleyball's beloved coach Roger Gorayeb announces that he's cancer-free on Father's Day 2020

CANCER-FREE. Roger Gorayeb continues his road to recovery from multiple myeloma. File photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Make establishments aware of athletes' discount law, says Agatha Wong

Dec 22, 2019 - 4:19 PM

‘Gets quite annoying to keep having to explain to managers that this kind of benefit actually exists You think I'm a liar?’ tweets wushu athlete Agatha Wong

FIGHT FOR HONOR. National wushu star Agatha Wong fights for awareness of the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Tailender Knicks show coach David Fizdale the door

Dec 07, 2019 - 9:17 PM

After back-to-back blowout losses and wallowing in the cellar, Knicks management have had enough

PINK SLIP. File photo of David Fizdale ousted head coach of the New York Knicks. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP Maddie Meyer / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Luxury brands apologize over China T-shirt blunders

Aug 13, 2019 - 12:37 PM

Givenchy, Coach, and Versace apologize after receiving backlash for listing Hong Kong and Taiwan as separate countries on their t-shirts

GIVENCHY. A model presents a creation by Givenchy during the Women's Fall-Winter 2019/2020 Haute Couture collection fashion show in Paris on July 2. Photo by Lucas Barioulet / AFP

Tab Baldwin, Australia's Beveridge to lead 2019 NBTC Coaches Convention

Mar 19, 2019 - 12:59 PM

This year's NBTC Coaching Convention targets basketball mentors based outside Metro Manila

SEASONED COACHES. Former Australian juniors national team coach Rob Beveridge and multi-titled coach Tab Baldwin will take charge of the 2019 NBTC Coaching Convention. Photos by Illawarra Hawks (Beveridge) and Josh Albelda/Rappler (Baldwin file photo)

Chito Victolero to be honored as PBA Coach of the Year

Jan 19, 2019 - 4:28 PM

The Magnolia coach bests San Miguel tactician Leo Austria and Barangay Ginebra mentor Tim Cone

BREAKTHROUGH WIN. Chito Victolero leads Magnolia to the Promised Land for his first PBA championship as head coach. Photo from PBA Images

PH volleyball coaching legend Nes Pamilar dies

Jan 12, 2019 - 2:37 PM

Nes Pamilar is remembered for steering the FEU Lady Tamaraws to their last championship in Season 70

LEGEND. Nes Pamilar leads the FEU Lady Tamaraws to the last of its 29 UAAP women's volleyball titles. Photo by Richard Esguerra/UAAP Season 74

Former Qatar coach tapped as new La Salle mentor

Dec 14, 2018 - 12:12 AM

La Salle is expected to name former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis as Louie Gonzalez's replacement

5 dead, 32 injured in Hong Kong bus accident

Nov 30, 2018 - 9:30 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Shuttle bus carrying Cathay Pacific employees slams into stalled taxi killing 5 in Hong Kong

BUS CRASH. A recovery worker looks at the damaged front section of a bus window after it collided with a taxi in Hong Kong on November 30, 2018.  Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Rappler Talk: Marshall Goldsmith on coaching leaders

Nov 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM

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Rappler Talk: Why strategic coaching matters

Sep 24, 2018 - 11:16 AM

Learn how the coaching approach can help organizations stay relevant in an ever-changing economy.

Irish coach joins Azkals coaching staff as senior football adviser

Jun 14, 2018 - 11:17 PM

Scott Cooper's successful managerial career in Thailand holds promise for the Philippines

GUIDANCE. Scott Cooper will work together with new Azkals head coach Terry Butcher as a senior football adviser. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Former England player 'considered' for Azkals coaching job

Jun 13, 2018 - 10:05 PM

Is Terry Butcher the best option for the nationals' 2019 Asian Cup campaign?

NEW ERA? Former England national team captain Terry Butcher is one of the candidates to fill in the vacant Azkals head coach post.

Pakistanis enchanted by 11-year-old motivational coach

Jun 09, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The pint-sized motivational coach is already an online star with his own YouTube channel and 145,000 subscribers. Some videos have been viewed millions of times.

PINT-SIZE. In this picture taken on April 3, 2018, 11-year-old Pakistani motivational coach Hammad Safi lectures students at a languages academy in Peshawar. Photo by Abdul Majeed/AFP

Gilas coach Uichico praises debuting 'system player' Troy Rike

Jun 04, 2018 - 10:36 PM

For a Gilas Pilipinas first-timer, Troy Rike showed strong fundamentals on both ends of the court, which caught the attention of head coach Jong Uichico

GILAS DEBUT. File photo of new Gilas Pilipinas cadet Troy Rike. Photo from Wake Forest University Twitter account (@WakeMBB)

Former Azkal Chieffy Caligdong to coach Perpetual Help football

May 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM

One of Azkals' top all-time scorers is expected to turn things around for the Las Piñas-based booters

NEW JOURNEY. Chieffy Caligdong pursues coaching stint in the NCAA after retiring from international duty 3 years ago. File Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Celtics 'gooning the game up,' says Cavs coach

May 16, 2018 - 1:52 PM

As Cleveland tries to climb out of a 0-2 hole, Tyronn Lue wants his Cavs to match the Celtics' physical game

TOO PHYSICAL. Boston's Marcus Smart and Cleveland's JR Smith get into an altercation in the second half of Game 2. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Mancini's Italy head coach appointment paves way for Balotelli return

May 15, 2018 - 5:54 PM

Italian forward Mario Balotelli is expected to reunite with his former Man City and Inter Milan coach

'DREAM JOB'. Roberto Mancini aims to rebuild the Italian national team that failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Photo by Giuseppe Cacae/AFP

Coach Tai Bundit leaves Ateneo Lady Eagles' nest

Apr 21, 2018 - 9:22 PM

'Not going back,’ the champion Thai coach says on future with Ateneo

LAST FLIGHT. Coach Tai Bundit ends his stint in the UAAP after 5 years with the Lady Eagles. Photo by  Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sports has no gender: The journey of Adamson Lady Falcons coach Ewon Arayi

Apr 02, 2018 - 11:41 AM

Merenciana Ewonritseorlagha “Ewon” Rosete Arayi’s lengthy list of accomplishments as a basketball player easily rivals that of her name

NO BOUNDARIES. Ewon Arayi believes sports knows no gender and she has proven it with her work on the hardcourt. Photo taken from Arayi's Facebook account

Until when can victims file cases vs sex offenders?

Feb 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The law prescribes a certain period of time within which an offender may be prosecuted for a crime

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball to miss at least two more games

Feb 02, 2018 - 2:32 PM

Ball sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee on January 13 in a game against the Dallas Mavericks

INJURED LIST. Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers battles Zach Randolph #50 of the Sacramento Kings for a rebound during their game at Staples Center on January 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Bucks fire coach Kidd

Jan 23, 2018 - 11:17 AM

Franchise chiefs say a change was needed to help the team challenge for championships

FIRED. Jason Kidd leaves the Bucks with a 23-22 record. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Netizens say sexual abuse is 'not a laughing matter'

Jan 12, 2018 - 7:07 PM

While many lauded Josiah Weihman for being courageous enough to share his story, there are some who seem to disregard the issue

The effects of sexual harassment on children

Jan 11, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Clinical psychologist Karina Therese Fernandez, executive director of the Ateneo Bulatao Center for Psychology Services, says the most common long-term effect of sexual abuse is depression

Baguio high school basketball coach accused of sexual harassment

Jan 10, 2018 - 6:16 PM

Fil-Am Josiah Weihman shares a painful secret he has kept for 14 years involving his former high school coach, and hopes others would come forward

TEAM PHOTO. Josiah Weihman (bottom left) and the rest of his highschool basketball team pose for a photo with  coach Leo Arnaiz (top right). Photo from Josiah Weihman's Facebook page

UST officially welcomes Ayo as Tigers head coach

Jan 08, 2018 - 8:54 PM

UST cites Ayo's emphasis on prioritizing a student-athlete balance and approval of the university's 'modest salary' as reasons for hiring him

OFFICIAL. Aldin Ayo is now the UST Growling Tigers' new head coach. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ayo's exit from DLSU fuels head coach speculations – reports

Jan 03, 2018 - 2:46 PM

Unconfirmed reports say that Louie Gonzalez is slated to be the new head coach of DLSU

TAKING THE REINS. The question to who will be steering the Green Archers next season remains unanswered. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Aldin Ayo breaks silence, confirms departure as DLSU head coach

Jan 03, 2018 - 8:45 AM

Ayo exits as DLSU's head coach but is still mum about his next coaching stint

'X ROADS'. Ayo chose the path of leaving DLSU in his crossroad. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles to 'rediscover' themselves before facing FEU in second semis meeting

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Will the Ateneo Blue Eagles be able stay hungry and prove to everyone they deserve the '13-1'?

PROVING THE '13-1'. The Ateneo Blue Eagles aim to bounce back from their loss to the Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PFF holds first Football Coaches Conference in Manila

Nov 21, 2017 - 4:13 PM

The conference aims to bring together Filipino football educators and enthusiasts, where the topics will focus on developing football in the Philippines, especially the grassroots program

INAUGURAL. Speakers at the Philippines' first Football Coaches Conference include coaches from here and abroad.

PWNFT coach Buda Bautista nominated for AFC Women's Coach of the Year

Nov 20, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Buda Bautista is nominated for her contributions in leading the PWNFT to the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup

NOMINATED. Buda Bautista makes it to the shortlist of the 2017 AFC annual awards' Women's Coach of the Year. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Coach Tai, Lady Eagles still together this season, says Ateneo president

Nov 06, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Coach Tai and the Lady Eagles will continue to aim for the Season 80 volleyball championship together

HAPPY HAPPY. The Lady Eagles will continue their UAAP Season 80 campaign under the leadership of Tai Bundit. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Volleyball coach Tai Bundit stays – Ateneo president

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Ateneo de Manila University President Fr Jett Villarin posts on Facebook Coach Tai's final status

STILL WITH THE TEAM. Coach Tai Bundit wil still continue to be with Ateneo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Experience the missing piece for PH women's volleyball, says Vicente

Aug 26, 2017 - 8:11 PM

The Philippine team fell short in the semifinals against powerhouse Thailand and will instead shoot for the bronze medal

LACK OF EXPERIENCE. The Philippine national women's volleyball team is still short on experience when it comes to international competition. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

MWF Republika: A solid show with growing pains

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:25 PM

At Manila Wrestling Federation s 2nd show Robin Sane clashes with Gigs Stryker at the main event while Rex Lawin and Coach Gus Queens stir up chaos

GIGS VS ROBIN. Gigs Stryker (L) battles Robin Sane at the main event of MWF Republika on June 10, 2017. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Q and A: Tab Baldwin on imparting hoops knowledge to Filipino coaches

Jun 11, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Baldwin shares his thoughts on the strengths and weaknesses of Filipino coaching

COACHING CLINIC. Tab Baldwin, seen here during a huddle with Gilas Pilipinas in 2016, wishes to expose Filipino coaches to basketball from various parts of the world. File Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Tab Baldwin, international coaches to conduct clinic for Filipinos

Jun 10, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Baldwin along with Serbian Spanish New Zealander and the PBA s own coaches aim to expose Filipino coaches to European basketball among other topics

WORLD HOOPS CLINIC. Tab Baldwin, seen here coaching Gilas Pilipinas in 2016, will conduct a coaching clinic for Filipinos on June 16 to 18. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LeBron James snubbed as MVP award finalist

May 20, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The NBA MVP award will come down to James Harden Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard

DENIED. LeBron James will not be in the running to clinch his 5th MVP award despite setting career-highs in assists (8.7) and rebounds (8.6) this season. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images North America/AFP

Vietnam coach finds Filipino crowd 'clever' for fake shot clock countdown

May 18, 2017 - 7:35 PM

Gilas Pilipinas fans create their own form of entertainment at SEABA 2017

'CLEVER.' Vietnam's coach Donte Hill thinks the Filipino crowd is clever for goading his team into early shots with a fake countdown. Photo from

Dylan Ababou fondly remembers late ex-UST assistant Senen Dueñas

Apr 13, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Ababou vividly recalls unforgettable memories with Drillmaster Dueñas who died Wednesday at age 52

MOURNING. Dylan Ababou (R) mourns the loss of the former UST and Globalport assistant coach Sene Dueñas, who passed away on Wednesday. Photo from PBA Images

Warriors could have Durant back at weekend

Apr 04, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Warriors coach Steve Kerr scoffs at the suggestion that the return of Kevin Durant could prove disruptive to a team on a roll

RETURN? Kevin Durant may play again by the weekend. File Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Voiceless Iraqi coach inspires footballers

Mar 12, 2017 - 4:37 PM

Cancer forced the 57 year old to have his larynx removed last year but it did not stop him coaching Baghdad s Air Force Club youth team

VOICELESS BUT DETERMINED. Kadhim Flayeh, a mute Iraqi football coach, uses sign language and hand gestures to train players at a football pitch in Baghdad, on January 30, 2017. Cancer forced the 57-year-old to have his larynx removed last year, but it did not stop him coaching Baghdad's Air Force Club youth team. SABAH ARAR / AFP

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Feb 22, 2017 - 1:12 PM

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Feb 21, 2017 - 1:07 PM

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Cristiano Ronaldo crowned FIFA best men's player

Jan 10, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo adds another prize in a glittering year for the Portugal and Real Madrid star

BEST PLAYER. Real Madrid and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo kisses his trophy after winning the The Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2016 Award next to FIFA president Gianni Infantino during The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony, on January 9, 2017 in Zurich. Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP

George Pascua returns to PSL, vows to put Cignal back on top

Jan 05, 2017 - 5:14 PM

The former Petron mentor will make his PSL coaching comeback this year after signing a deal with Cignal

NEW COACH. George Pascua has one goal in his PSL return: "Put Cignal on top." Photo from Pascua's Facebook

Jarencio open to UST coaching return if called upon

Dec 22, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Pido Jarencio who led the Growling Tigers to the UAAP crown in 2006 says he s only one call away

OPEN TO RETURN. Pido Jarencio is open to a return stint as head coach of the UST Growling Tigers. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Former Lakers coach Byron Scott watches PBA game

Dec 21, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Scott enjoys a PBA game during his vacation in the Philippines

VACATION. Former Lakers coach Byron Scott sits courtside, enjoying a PBA game during a vacation in the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Olsen Racela named new FEU head coach

Dec 21, 2016 - 11:34 AM

Olsen Racela takes over from brother Nash as head coach of the Far Eastern University Tamaraws men s basketball team

NEW COACH. Olsen Racela will take over from his brother Nash as head coach of the FEU Tamaraws. Screengrab from Rappler