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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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Fil-Am writer wins top U.S. prize for children’s novel

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Winter Olympics: Bare-chested Tongan flag-bearer wins Korean hearts

Pita Taufatofua, Tonga’s bare-chested flag-bearer for their one-man Winter Olympics team, was given a warm reception by the crowd in sub-zero temperatures at the Opening Ceremony on Friday. Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports/Reuters PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Tonga’s bare-chested flag-bearer for their ...

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Pinoy film 'Nervous Translation' wins in Rotterdam

THE NETHERLANDS – “Nervous Translation”, a film of director Shireen Seno, won the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) award at the 2018 International Film Festival Rotterdam. Speaking on behalf of the jury, Andrej Vasilenko described “Nervous Translation” as ...

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Pinay from Toronto wins DZMM's Global Pinoy Singing Idol

A singer from Toronto was named champion of DZMM’s Global Pinoy Singing Idol.  The finals of the contest, which aims to shine the spotlight on talented Filipinos overseas, was held Friday at Robinsons Novaliches.  Shairah Garrido, who has won other ...

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PBA D-League: Che'Lu, Marinerong Pilipino eye bounce back wins

Michael Calisaan (7) will try to lead Che’Lu-San Sebastian to another win in the PBA D-League. Ricahrd Esguerra, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – Che’Lu Bar&Grill-San Sebastian College and Marinerong Pilipino are both determined to bounce back on Thursday following a ...

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Federer wins Australian Open for 20th grand slam title

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Croatia’s Marin Cilic. Issei Kato, Reuters MELBOURNE — (UPDATED) Roger Federer fought off a fierce challenge from Croatia’s Marin Cilic to claim a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title ...

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'Three Billboards' wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Frances McDormand (at microphone) speaks accompanied by the rest of they cast after they presented the award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Mario Anzuoni, Reuters LOS ANGELES — Dark ...

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Chinese DOTA 2 team VGJ Thunder wins 'Galaxy Battles II' crown

MANILA – Chinese team VGJ Thunder took home the crown at the “Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds” DOTA 2 tournament held at the Philippine Arena after sweeping Evil Geniuses in a best-of-5 grand finals match on Sunday.  Game 1 of ...

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