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UAAP: Nabalan named 1-on-1 queen

Ria Nabalan of National University was named the first-ever UAAP Season 81 Last One Standing 1-on-1 Hoops Challenge women's division champion Friday inside the Mall of Asia Arena. The Lady Bulldog beat Adamson's Nathalia Prado, 8-6, in the Final. Nabalan came back from a 4-5 deficit with back-to-back treys for an 8-5 lead. Prado scored a basket to close the gap but the Lady Falcon bricked her last two attempts. Prado advanced to the Final after a hard-fought sudden death, 9-8, win over Jhazmin Joson of Ateneo de Manila University. The match was tied after the five-minute regulation. Prado took the win by scoring the first basket in the sudden death. Nabalon took the other championship seat with a 10-8 win over Cristine Cortizano of University of the East. Prado secured a spot in the semis with a 2-1 card in Pool A, winning over De La Salle U's Rossini Espinas, 4-3 and Elondra Rivera of University of Sto. Tomas, 5-3. Prado's lone elims loss came at the hands of Nabalan, 4-5. Nabalan also finished the elims with a 2-1 mark. She defeated Prado and Espinas, 8-6, to bounce back from an opening game 6-8 loss to Rivera. Joson swept Pool B with victories over University of the Philippines' Noella Cruz, 7-4, University of the East's Cristine Cortizano, 7-5, and Far Eastern U's Princess Jumuad, 8-5. Cortizano secured the last semis seat after earning superior quotient over Cruz and Jumuad, who were locked in a three-way logjam at 1-2 cards. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles .....»»

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Fans of Aretha Franklin pay R-E-S-P-E-C-T to legendary ‘Queen of Soul’

Legendary soul and blues singer Aretha Franklin passed away on Thursday evening at the age of 76 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Fans worldwide are mourning the death of the voice who was named the “Queen of Soul.” ‘Queen of Soul’  News of the singer’s passing was confirmed by her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn. […].....»»

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A rare treasure : outpouring of tributes to Aretha Franklin

DETROIT, United States – The death of 76-year-old music icon Aretha Franklin  prompted figures across the spectrum, from politics to pop, to pay homage to her tremendous influence on American culture. Here are some top tributes to the "Queen of Soul": Barbra Streisand "It's difficult to conceive of a world without her. Not only was she a uniquely brilliant ........»»

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'CJSearch, Makati bar raid, Aretha Franklin | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The JBC wrapped up its interview of Supreme Court  chief justice aspirants. Cops detain lawyers monitoring inventory of raided Makati bar. Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, dies at 76. {module 3998}.....»»

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Madonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom, too

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) --- The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom, and she's getting ever more involved in the beautiful game. Madonna has plans to open a soccer academy in Malawi, a move inspired by her adopted son David Banda, who has ambitions to be a professional player and isat Portuguese club Benfica's youth academy. Madonna follows 12-year-old David's progress in Portugal closely, living in Lisbon and often posting photos andvideos from the sidelinesof his games. "It is actually David's idea that we should build a football academy," Madonna said on a recent visit to Malawi, where she adopted four of her six children, including David, and where she's done extensive chari...Keep on reading: Madonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom, too.....»»

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Winwyn on mom Alma: I ve never seen any of her movies

WinWyn Marquez It's such a shame that I haven't seen any of her movies yet,' said actress-beauty queen Winwyn Marquez, who has long been searching for copies of projects that her mom.....»»

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died.....»»

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Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul

  WASHINGTON, USA (UPDATED) – Raised on gospel, bathed in rhythm and blues and fluent in jazz and pop, Aretha Franklin came to be known as the "Queen of Soul" through seven decades of electrifying performances. From her father's church to the hallowed grounds of the US Capitol, Franklin sang for parishioners ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died

DETROIT --- Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn tells The Associated Press through a family statement that Franklin died Thursday at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit. The statement said "Franklin's official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin's oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute" in Detroit. The family added: "In one of the da...Keep on reading: ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 16th, 2018Related News

Winwyn on mom Alma: I’ve never seen any of her movies

  It's such a shame that I haven't seen any of her movies yet," said actress-beauty queen Winwyn Marquez, who has long been searching for copies of projects that her mom, Alma Moreno, did in the '70s and '80s. Winwyn said it's unfortunate that Alma was not able to keep any copies of her films, and that she only got to see her mom in Gil Portes' "Carnival Queen" and Ishmael Bernal's "City After Dark" in photographs. "What my Mama did save are tapes of some episodes of her TV show 'Loveli Ness.' I got to watch her dancing there," said Winwyn of Alma's 1988 program where the latter was seen in her signature costume that earned for her the title "Tangga Queen." Asked whe...Keep on reading: Winwyn on mom Alma: I’ve never seen any of her movies.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 16th, 2018Related News

Rachelle Ann Go, Christine Allado meet the queen Claire Foy

Filipino 'Hamilton' cast members Rachelle Ann Go and Christine Allado were in awe upon meeting the British actress who plays Queen Elizabeth II in the hit series up until its second seaso.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died

DETROIT — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” ”I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn tells The Associated Press through… link: ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 16th, 2018Related News

Vikings queen shrugs off exit rumors: I m not going anywhere

On her current series' success, she said, 'I'm realizing how popular it is just by being on the street and people coming to me [while] I'm in my baseball hat and running shoes a.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

UST’s Rondina teams up with new partner in BVR Manila Open

Cherry Rondina is set to represent University of Santo Tomas once more in the Beach Volleyball Republic, but this time, she will have a new partner in the sand courts. UST's explosive Golden Tigress will team up with Babylove Barbon in the Manila Open that will start on Friday at Sands SM By the Bay. Rondina won a BVR leg in 2017 with former partner Jinggay Bangad in Currimao, Ilocos Norte while Barbon was named as the BVR Queen of the Sands in July. Also in the three-day tournament is the partnership of Dzi Gervacio and Bea Tan for Perlas. This will also be a reunion of sorts for Gervacio and Rondina who paired up with each other during the FIVB Beach Volleyball World To...Keep on reading: UST’s Rondina teams up with new partner in BVR Manila Open.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 15th, 2018Related News

‘Vikings’ queen shrugs off exit rumors: I’m not going anywhere

  Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick had no idea that parts of the Philippines would be ideal tourist destinations, until her younger sister Daria told her about them. "She travels a lot, came here last year and she was like, 'You need to visit the islands! They're the most beautiful islands in the world,'" the "Vikings" star told the Inquirer on the first day of the recently concluded History Con. She was one of several celebrity guests of the three-day convention, which started last Friday at the World Trade Center. On Instagram, the actress posted photos of her visit to El Nido, Palawan, among other places, days before the event. "It was beautiful; each one was a differe...Keep on reading: ‘Vikings’ queen shrugs off exit rumors: I’m not going anywhere.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 15th, 2018Related News

Kris Aquino brings warm food, relief goods to Marikina flood victims

Kris Aquino was ordered by her doctor to bed-rest because of low blood pressure. However, her condition did not stop the Queen of All Media to distribute warm food and relief goods to flood victims in Marikina. "Kalurx- tadhana nga naman (yung name ng school)... I am from the 3rd district of [Quezon City]. Nagtanong po ako sa mayor namin kung meron pang matutulungan- no need na daw," wrote Aquino in a post she shared via Instagram yesterday, Aug. 14, noting the similarity between the name of the Marikina school she visited, H. Bautista Elementary School, and the name of her ex-boyfriend, Quezon City mayor Herbert Bautista. (It's crazy, it must be fate's doing (the name of the school)...Keep on reading: Kris Aquino brings warm food, relief goods to Marikina flood victims.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 15th, 2018Related News

Nicki Minaj makes regal drop with Queen

Nicki Minaj makes regal drop with Queen.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: EntertainmentAug 14th, 2018Related News

Megan Young shares ‘biggest’ insecurity, advice on how to be a beauty queen

Miss World 2013 Megan Young indulged her fans to a free-for-all question and answer on Instagram last Aug. 13, responding to a multitude of inquiries ranging from her relationship to actor-model Mikael Daez and the countries she's visited to what she eats in a day and her biggest insecurity. Using the hashtag #AskMegan, Young took her time answering the questions on her Instagram Stories, one of which was whether she eats rice on the daily. Young, who is naturally slim and statuesque, wrote that she does. "Yes!!!" wrote Young. "I NEED carbs. I just make sure I eat the right amount I need." Beauty queen and all, one probably would think Young spends all her days dieting a...Keep on reading: Megan Young shares ‘biggest’ insecurity, advice on how to be a beauty queen.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

Celebs, personalities honor, support ‘gravely ill’ Aretha Franklin

News of "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin being gravely ill has compelled many admirers, celebrities and non-celebrities alike, to take to social media to offer their support and pay homage to the legendary singer. Known for songs such as "Respect", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "I Say A Little Prayer", among others, Franklin has long immortalized herself as a true icon of soul music thanks to her decades' worth of experience and accolades, such as her 18 Grammy Awards and the first woman to ever be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 76-year-old was first diagnosed with cancer in 2010 and marked her last performance in November 2017 for the Elton Jo...Keep on reading: Celebs, personalities honor, support ‘gravely ill’ Aretha Franklin.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

Pia Wurtzbach calls on Philippine Senate to pass SOGIE equality bill

MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach has joined the call for the Philippine Senate to pass the SOGIE (Sexual Orientation Gender Identity and Expression) Equality Bill, a legislation that would protect all persons from discrimination based on gender identity or expression. On  Monday, August 13, the beauty queen and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News