Serbisyo Caravan brings gov’t services closer to the people

Serbisyo Caravan brings gov’t services closer to the people

MANILA, Aug. 12 – In keeping with President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise of bringing government services directly to the people, various government agencies conducted Saturday the Serbisyo Caravan and Community Forum with various sectors at the Commonwealth Elementary School in Quezon City. The praticipating agencies include the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through the […]

Zamboanga’s pink sand beach seen as next top travel destination

Zamboanga’s pink sand beach seen as next top travel destination

MANILA, Dec. 2 (PNA) – What do you get when you mix powdery white sand with fragments of red coral crushed by waves over many years? You get one of the only two pink sand beaches in the country — Las Islas de Santa Cruz — which the Department of Tourism (DOT) is looking at […]

09.12.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Lifestyle, Sports & Recreation ·
Colds, fatigue, stress? Make vitamin C a friend this fall

Colds, fatigue, stress? Make vitamin C a friend this fall

Whether you’re stressed, tired, overworked or exposed to other factors like smoking, pollution, certain medications or endurance sports, your vitamin C intake may not be sufficient for your lifestyle and needs. As fall arrives, Florence Hanczyk — a homeopathy doctor in Paris, France, specializing in chrono nutrition — advises taking vitamin C combined with other […]

11.10.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Pacquiao, Donaire in one card for the first time

Pacquiao, Donaire in one card for the first time

By Abner Galino For the first time, Filipino fans are going to see two of their boxing icons fighting together in one card. In what kibitzers say was a savvy business move from Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, the scheduled Las Vegas bout between Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas has become more interesting for […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·

PHL basketball association mourns passing of Coach Baby Dalupan

MANILA  (PNA) – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on Thursday expressed sadness over the passing of Coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan at the age of 92. “We in SBP deeply mourn the passing of Coach Baby Dalupan. He was the most multi-titled coach in elite Philippine basketball – combining his collegiate, commercial, PBA and national […]

20.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Food and nutrition myths debunked by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

Food and nutrition myths debunked by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

Celebrity trainer David Kirsch is well-known for his work with A-list models and actresses such as Heidi Klum, Kate Upton, Liv Tyler, and Anne Hathaway. In his latest book, “Ultimate Family Wellness,” David shares his own story of balancing fatherhood with fitness, and gives his expert advice on how to work out and eat well with the whole family. […]

Olympic Silver Medalist Diaz: I’m not retiring, aims for 2020 Olympics

Olympic Silver Medalist Diaz: I’m not retiring, aims for 2020 Olympics

MANILA, Aug. 11 (PNA) — Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz on Thursday night expressed her gratitude and the prayers of her countrymen as she declared that she is not retiring as an athlete and she is aiming for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “Nagpapasalamat ako sa mga kababayan ko. Ang pagkapanalo ko, ipinapakita lang natin […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
New study reveals regular exercisers benefit from the same heart changes seen in athletes

New study reveals regular exercisers benefit from the same heart changes seen in athletes

Individuals who work out for just a few hours a week could benefit from an enlarged heart, a phenomenon previously only recognised in athletes, according to a new UK study. The research also provides important information for doctors who could be mistaking an enlarged heart resulting from exercise, known as “athlete’s heart,” for a heart […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Baseball ‘Hit Dog’ Mo Vaughn launches men’s fashion line

Former baseball star Mo Vaughn, aka “The Hit Dog”, has debuted a niche fashion line for men, with the collection designed specifically for “big and tall” men. The line, dubbed “MVP Collections”, will offer casual apparel for sizes 1XL to 4XL in three categories: ath-leisure, weekend wear and night out, with the selections to include […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

The August 3 meeting between Manchester United and Everton, a testimonial for United forward and captain Wayne Rooney, will be broadcast live via Facebook. The occasion marks the first time that a match between two Premier League soccer teams has been livestreamed on the social media platform. Both facebook.com/manchesterunited andfacebook.com/waynerooney will carry the game, which kicks off at […]

IOFIT pushes smart golf shoe to Kickstarter

IOFIT pushes smart golf shoe to Kickstarter

Enhanced golf shoe IOFIT is offering a swing at greater power, longer drives, and more reliable putts with technology that analyzes balance and weight shift in real-time. When coupled with a companion app for Android or iOS, pressure sensors within the shoe’s outsole can deliver instant feedback on pressure distribution, weight shift, and foot balance […]

Adidas updates 99g boot with limited edition

Adidas updates 99g boot with limited edition

Having dubbed it the world’s lightest soccer boot, Adidas is treating the Adizero 99g to a limited edition run of 299 pairs. It’s half the weight of a standard football boot, Adidas says, with a 1mm polyamide outsole for rigidity, and a one-layer PU mesh-based upper. The boot’s stud layout is designed to enhance speed, […]

02.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle, Sports & Recreation ·
Popular Brazilian foods to try to get in the Olympic spirit

Popular Brazilian foods to try to get in the Olympic spirit

When the Rio Olympics kick off next week, all things Brazilian will be placed under the worldwide spotlight. What better way to become acquainted with Brazilian culture than through its rich, culinary heritage, which includes deeply savory stews and theatrical dining experiences in churrascarias? Whether you’re lucky enough to be headed to the center of […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
5 rules for optimal nutrition by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

5 rules for optimal nutrition by celebrity trainer David Kirsch

Celebrity trainer David Kirsch is well-known for his work with A-list models and actresses such as Heidi Klum, Kate Upton, Liv Tyler, and Anne Hathaway. In his latest book, “Ultimate Family Wellness,” David shares his own story of balancing fatherhood with fitness, and gives his expert advice on how to work out and eat well with the whole family. […]

Specialist sees Pokémon Go as means of tackling type 2 diabetes

Specialist sees Pokémon Go as means of tackling type 2 diabetes

A specialist diabetes researcher sees Pokémon Go — the virtual character-hunting game with millions of players worldwide — as an excellent means of tackling rising levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes.  Pokémon Go has now piqued the interest of the medical world. The smartphone-based character-hunting craze that’s sweeping the world has caught the attention […]

NBA teams with Twitter for streaming, but no games

NBA teams with Twitter for streaming, but no games

Twitter and the National Basketball Association announced a deal Tuesday to stream live content, but not games, to users of the social media platform. The deal will deliver a weekly NBA pregame show with “first-of-its-kind elements created specifically for integration with Twitter conversation,” according to a joint statement. “The weekly pregame show will be featured […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Sport meets style in the Rio 2016 designer Olympics kits

Sport meets style in the Rio 2016 designer Olympics kits

With the countdown on until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games we round up which world-famous designers will be dressing the athletes this year. Stella McCartney for Team GB British designer Stella McCartney has once again been enlisted to design both the opening and closing ceremony and sportswear for Team GB after also […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Puma to dress New York City Ballet

Puma to dress New York City Ballet

Puma has teamed up with the New York City Ballet to act as the company’s official activewear partner. The brand will provide sportswear gear to the group’s 92 dancers for rehearsals, in addition to using the athletes to test out new garments, WWD reports. The two powerhouses have reportedly entered into a multi-year partnership agreement. The dancers […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
WHO releases health guidelines for travel to Rio during the Olympics

WHO releases health guidelines for travel to Rio during the Olympics

The World Health Organization has released a raft of health and safety advisories for travelers headed to Brazil for the Olympic games. In addition to routine vaccines (diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles, hepatitis B, mumps etc) which vary from country to country, the WHO also recommends travelers get vaccinated against Hepatitis A, B, Typhoid fever, rabies […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Olympics: WHO committee says low risk of Zika spread

Olympics: WHO committee says low risk of Zika spread

There is a “very low risk” of the Zika virus spreading further internationally as a result of the Olympic Games in Brazil, the World Health Organization’s emergency committee on the disease said Tuesday. The statement came as worry mounted that the mosquito-borne virus, which has spread across much of Latin America and which can lead […]

15.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·