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LIST: How the coronavirus has hit global sports

Mar 27, 2020 - 5:59 PM

(UPDATED) Sporting events worldwide come to a complete standstill as the virus continues to wreak havoc

MAJOR HIT. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been pushed back to 2021. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA-EFE

PH women’s ice hockey tops 2019 Challenge Cup of Asia

Apr 20, 2019 - 12:23 PM

The Philippine women’s ice hockey team sweeps the tournament's Division 1 to gain promotion to the 2020 Challenge Cup of Asia

GOLD. The Philippine women's ice hockey team sweeps the competition for the gold. Photo by Yuka Fukuma.

PH men's ice hockey bags silver in 2019 Challenge Cup of Asia

Mar 09, 2019 - 11:47 PM

The Philippine men's ice hockey team falls short in the final after sweeping the elimination round

FALLING SHORT. The Philippine men's ice hockey team goes undefeated in the tournament before falling to Mongolia in the final. Photo from IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia website

Suspect charged in fatal crash with Canada hockey bus

Jul 07, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Investigators say a meticulous reconstruction of the event helped them determine the responsibility of the suspect whose truck slammed into the bus in April

IN MEMORIAM. Photos of people involved in a fatal bus crash are seen prior to a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos in Humboldt, Canada, April 8, 2018. File photo by Jonathan Hayward/Pool/AFP

PH men's ice hockey aims for gold in next Challenge Cup of Asia

Apr 10, 2018 - 3:47 PM

Their opening day loss to Thailand prevents them from winning the gold medal

BRIGHTER FUTURE. The Philippine men's ice hockey team will look to defend their SEA Games title and earn back the gold medal that eluded them in the 2018 tournament. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

PH settles for bronze in first IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia

Apr 08, 2018 - 9:31 PM

The hosts will stay in the top division of the Challenge Cup of Asia tournament

CLASSIC. Philippines captain Steven Fuglister celebrates his goal in the last 14.5 seconds of the game. Photo by John Oranga/Rappler

Canada mourns 15 killed in hockey bus crash

Apr 07, 2018 - 7:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'This is every parent's worst nightmare. No one should ever have to see their child leave to play the sport they love and never come back,' says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Flowers are left outside the Humboldt Uniplex ice-skating rink on April 7, 2018 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan after a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided with a semi-trailer truck near Tisdale and Nipawin, Saskatchewan province, killing 14 people. Hockey-mad Canada was in mourning on Saturday after a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided with a semi-trailer truck in Saskatchewan province, killing 14 people.In a country where love of the sport is almost a religion, the crash sparked an outpouring of grief among players and fans on social media, while national political leaders expressed their sympathies."We can now confirm 14 people have died as a result of this collision," the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement, which did not say how many of the victims were players or coaches of the Humboldt Broncos team.  / AFP PHOTO / Kymber RAE

PH wins nail-biter over Mongolia in Ice Hockey Challenge Cup

Apr 07, 2018 - 3:49 AM

The Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia share the top of the table with 6 points each off identical 2-1 records

MOMENTUM. Philippines rides on the momentum of their 13-0 thrashing of Kuwait to defeat Mongolia. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Philippines overwhelms Kuwait for first win in Ice Hockey Challenge Cup 2018

Apr 05, 2018 - 9:30 PM

The Philippines stands at 3rd place with one win and one loss

DOMINATION. Paul Sanchez leads the scoring of the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Thailand exacts revenge on PH in Challenge Cup of Asia ice hockey

Apr 03, 2018 - 10:21 PM

The Philippines previously took home the inaugural gold medal of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games ice hockey tournament at the expense of Thailand

REVENGE GAME. Thailand had revenge on their minds as they faced Philippines again in the opening game of the Challenge Cup of Asia. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

North Korean Olympic ice hockey players arrive in South

Jan 25, 2018 - 10:14 AM

The North is contributing 12 players to the unified Korea ice hockey squad

ARRIVAL. North Korea's women's ice hockey players who will form a unified Korean team at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics arrive at the inter-Korea transit office near the Demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas in Paju on January 25, 2018. Korea pool/AFP

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

Philippines defeats Thailand to win first ever SEA Games ice hockey gold

Aug 24, 2017 - 9:37 PM

The Philippines skates away with the first ever hockey gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games

DUCKS FLY TOGETHER. The Philippine ice hockey team won the first ever SEA Games gold medal. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Philippine 'Mighty Ducks' skate for gold and history at the SEA Games

Aug 17, 2017 - 2:33 PM

The Philippine hockey team is a newcomer to the world stage but they already believe they re a big threat at the Southeast Asian Games

MIGHTY DUCKS. What started as a hobby in shopping mall ice skating rinks has evolved into a competitive national hockey team for the Philippines. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

PH ice athletes aim to bag gold medals in SEA Games

Jul 27, 2017 - 4:12 PM

This is the first time that the SEA Games will feature ice hockey figure skating and speed skating events

16-year-old Jan Regencia joins SEA Games ice hockey pool

Jun 29, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Jan Aro Regencia finds home in the cold through a sport unfamiliar to most Filipinos: Ice hockey

WATCH: PH ice hockey team skates towards SEA Games debut

Jun 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The Philippines has an ice hockey team representing the Philippines in the SEA Games and they are ready to bring home a medal

Russia crash out of ice hockey, Kim glides towards gold

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:13 AM

In the mountains above Sochi four time world champion skier Ted Ligety won the men s giant slalom; Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen takes record 13th medal; and a married couple both get medals

RUSSIA DOWN AND OUT. Teemu Selanne (L) of Finland scores a goal against goalie Semyon Varlamov (R) of Russia in the quarter final match between Finland and Russia at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, Sochi, Russia, 19 February 2014. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Ice Hockey: USA down Russia in Olympic thriller

Feb 16, 2014 - 1:17 PM

T J Oshie scored the shootout winner as the United States defeated Russia 3 2 in a nail biting Sochi Olympic hockey clash

ACTION ON ICE. Russia's Vyacheslav Voynov (L) vies with US Zach Parise (R) during the Men's Ice Hockey Group A match USA vs Russia at the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014 in Sochi. Bruce Bennett/AFP

Ice hockey: Parise picked to captain Team USA

Feb 02, 2014 - 10:55 AM

2010 Winter Games silver medalist Zach Parise is now captain of the US men s ice hockey team for the upcoming Sochi Olympics

TEAM CAPTAIN. After serving as alternate captain 4 years ago, Zach Parise is now captain of the US men's ice hockey team for Sochi 2014. File photo by Srdjan Suki/EPA

Head injury risks in spotlight in US sport

Jan 24, 2013 - 12:00 PM

Concussion has become a major concern in American football and ice hockey as star players are sidelined and former players increasingly speak out about the long term health effects of head injuries

Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots gets tackled with his helmet by Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens during the 2013 AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 20, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP