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Kawauchi and Linden record shock wins in Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon winners Yuki Kawauchi of Japan (left) and Desiree Linden of the USA hold up the trophy after their wins. Winslow Townson, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters BOSTON – Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi and America’s Desiree Linden ended long droughts for their ...

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‘Die Beautiful’ wins best feature at UK film fest

“Die Beautiful” continues to bag awards almost two years since it premiered. The comedy-drama film took home the Best Feature award at the Newcastle International Film Festival in the United Kingdom, which was held from March 29 to April 1. ...

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Vettel wins tense Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel celebrates with the trophy after winning the race. Ahmed Jadallah, Reuters MANAMA – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel held on by the skin of his teeth to win a tense Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix in his 200th race ...

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Fil-Am education advocate wins World Literacy Summit’s ‘Schweitzer Award’

Albert Schweitzer Awardee Melissa Villa with Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development. CONTRIBUTED LONDON – The Filipino American founder of Project PEARLS was bestowed the Albert at the World Literacy Summit held at Oxford University ...

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WATCH: Loisa gets slimed as she wins Nickelodeon award

“Pinoy Big Brother” graduate Loisa Andalio is the latest in the growing list of Pinoy stars recognized in the popular, votes-driven Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (KCA). Andalio, who currently stars in ABS-CBN’s “Wansapanataym” and “The Good Son,” won the Favorite ...

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Boxing: Gaballo wins interim WBA bantamweight crown

Filipino boxer Reymart Gaballo joined Jerwin Ancajas and Donnie Nietes on the list of current Filipino boxing champions by outclassing American Stephon Young to win the interim WBA bantamweight crown. Gaballo beat Young via a unanimous decision in their 12-round ...

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‘Mr. and Mrs. Cruz’ star Ryza Cenon wins at Osaka Asian film fest

For a second year running, a Filipina actress has taken home the Yakushi Pearl Award, or the Most Brilliant Performer Award, from the Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan.  Succeeding Iza Calzado was Ryza Cenon, who was recognized at the ...

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Romania's 'Touch Me Not' wins top prize at Berlin film festival

Director, screenwriter, editor and producer Adina Pintilie and cast members pose with Golden Bear award for Best Film ‘Touch Me Not,’ at the news conference, after the awards ceremony at the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival in Germany. Fabrizio Bensch, ...

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Iza Calzado wins Star Awards Best Actress for 'Bliss'

Iza Calzado wins Best Actress for “Bliss.” Shiela Reyes, ABS-CBN News MANILA — Iza Calzado went home victorious on Sunday after being named Best Actress at the 34th Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies held at the ...

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Tennis: New world No. 1 Federer wins Rotterdam Open

Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the trophy after winning against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria. Michael Kooren, Reuters ROTTERDAM — Roger Federer celebrated his impending return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his ...

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