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October 13, 2018 3:56 AM PH swimmer Nicole Oliva bows out of Youth Olympics

The 16-year-old fails to secure a medal but her sixth-place finish gives the Philippine swimming team hope for the future BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Nicole Oliva made the country proud by qualifying in the 400-meter freestyle event against the world’s best junior swimmers in the 2018 Youth Olympics at the Olympic Park here. The 16-year-old didn’t land a medal 86

September 28, 2018 8:54 AM Pinays down Slovakia in World Chess Olympiad 2018

National champion Shania Mae Mendoza delivers for the Philippine women's chess team MANILA, Philippines – Women's power at the 2018 World Chess Olympiad propelled the Filipinas to 39th place after they defeated Slovakia, 2.-5.1.5 in the fourth round on Thursday, September 27, in Batumi, Georgia. The men's team fell to Estonia 2.5-1.5, as Jan Emmanuel 69

September 12, 2018 8:12 AM Vietnam takes steps against African swine flu

HCM CITY — Vietnam is under risk of an African Swine Flu outbreak, prompting careful monitoring of pig farms for signs of infection and prevention of smuggling of untested pork, said experts at a conference on the disease held in HCM City on Tuesday. African Swine Flu (ASF) is a type of infectious hemorrhagic fever which has a 90 – 100 per cent mortality 55

July 5, 2018 12:29 PM Pope to reach out to other Christians during Baltics trip

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican says Pope Francis will have two ecumenical meetings during his trip to the Baltics in September. The Vatican on Thursday released details about the previously announced Sept. 22-25 pilgrimage. In Lithuania, where Catholics are the majority, the pope will visit a Marian sanctuary. Then after being driven from the capital of Vilnius 41

June 12, 2018 7:08 AM Rainbow flags fly across Europe at Gay Pride parades

Peaceful parades took place across European cities including the capitals of Italy, Greece, Latvia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland. In Bucharest, some 3,000 people marched through the city center with many celebrating a ruling made by the EU’s top court earlier this week. The European Court of Justice ruled in favor of Romanian gay man Relu Coman’s 42

June 8, 2018 3:36 PM Four teams go undefeated in men’s Fiba 3×3 Day 1

Several teams walked out of the first day of the men’s division of the Fiba 3×3 World Cup unscathed. After the 10 teams from Pools B and D took to the floor, Poland, Estonia, Croatia, and Latvia won all their respective group stage games Friday at Philippine Arena. Poland, the no.6 ranked federation in the world, crushed no.48 Indonesia, 22-6, in the opening 15

June 8, 2018 1:58 PM FIBA 3x3 World Cup (Day 1): European teams flex muscle in men’s play

BOCAUE, Bulacan—After Day 1 of the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Basketball World Cup, four teams raced to 2-0 records in the men's division. Poland and Estonia sit atop Pool B with 2-0 slates, while Croatia and Latvia currently pace Pool D with their 2-0 records as well. Poland opened their campaign on a dominant note by crushing Indonesia, 22-6. Michael Hicks and Szymon 19

June 4, 2018 11:40 AM Group wants to limit male circumcision in Denmark to those 18 and over

Estonia — A Danish group says petition seeking to set a minimum age of 18 for non-medical male circumcision in the country has gathered the required 50,000 signatures to send the proposal to Parliament for debate later this year. Lena Nyhus of the group Intact Denmark told The Associated Press on Saturday that her children’s welfare organization believes 20

May 17, 2018 7:23 AM Small town in Estonia puts cannabis leaf on its flag

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The southern Estonian municipality of Kanepi has a cannabis leaf on its new flag — because that’s what its name means in Estonian. Andrus Seeme, mayor for Kanepi’s 2,500 souls, says a referendum was held in late 2017 and 80 percent picked the winning design — a silver cannabis leaf on a green shield — out of seven designs 15

January 10, 2018 5:45 AM SBP to also focus on boosting 3x3 grassroots

MANILA, Philippines – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is nurturing not just the Gilas program but also its 3-on-3 program from the grassroots level, hoping the Philippines can qualify in both the regular men’s basketball and the inaugural 3-on-3 competition in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. SBP chairman Sonny Angara, being a senator who’s all over the country 35