NASA gears up to deflect asteroid, in key test of planetary defense

Agence France Presse 09/23/2022

WASHINGTON — Bet the dinosaurs wish they’d thought of this. NASA on Monday will attempt a feat humanity has never before accomplished: deliberately smacking a spacecraft into an asteroid to slightly deflect its orbit, in a key test…

Football Ferns beat PH squad 2-1 in international friendly match

Glendale G. Rosal 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The New Zealand Football Ferns eked out a hard-earned victory against the Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Filipinas, 2-1, in their international friendly match at the Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Stadium in California,…

A primate suspect: US monkey dials 911

Agence France Presse 08/17/2022

LOS ANGELES—California cops rushed to a zoo after a 911 call — only to find it had been placed by a mischievous monkey. Dispatchers sent officers to investigate a possible emergency after receiving a call Saturday night…

American Duarte stops Filipino boxer Bernaldez in 8th round of lightweight fight

Glendale G. Rosal 06/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Machete” Bernaldez fought valiantly in front of a largely  Mexican crowd but fell short against the bigger Oscar Duarte at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California last June 11 (June 12, Manila…

Bernaldez, foe make weight; Sunday fight a go

Glendale G. Rosal 06/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hard-hitting Mark “Machete” Bernaldez and his opponent Oscar Duarte easily made weight to greenlight their non-title bout on Saturday, June 11 (June 12, Manila Time) at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Bernaldez…

Bernaldez hopes to regain lost pride after TKO loss

Glendale G. Rosal 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly eight months after his technical knockout loss, Mark “Machete” Bernaldez will try to regain lost honor and pride when he battles Oscar Duarte on June 11 (June 12, Manila Time) in Honda…

Tapales KOs Mexican foe in 2nd round of tune-up bout in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight king Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales made easy work of Mexican Jose Estrella on Sunday, May 14, 2022 (May 15, Manila Time), at the Dignity Health Sports Park,…

Tapales, Estrella ready to rumble in 8-round bout in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and his opponent Jose Estrella of Mexico passed the official weigh-in of their non-title bout on Sunday, May 14, 2022 (May 15, Manila Time) at the Dignity…

Jeo Santisima stopped late by Joet Gonzalez in featherweight bout

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 03/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino boxer Jeo Santisima took a crucial loss in his bid to challenge for a world title on Saturday (Manila time). Santisima was stopped in the ninth round by Joet Gonzalez, who won the vacant WBO…

Santisima, foe go for each other’s scalp this Saturday

Glendale G. Rosal 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger Jeo “Santino” Santisima of Zip-Sanman Boxing Team met his American opponent Joet Gonzales for the first time during their pre-fight presser in Fresno, California on Wednesday, (Thursday, Manila Time).…

Wasting no time: Santisima heads straight to training camp after arriving in LA

Glendale G. Rosal 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger, Jeo “Santino” Santisima is making the most out of his training in the United States for his February 5 bout against American Joet Gonzales in a Top Rank/ESPN+ fight…

Donaire, Gaballo show respect to each other: Boxing is a gentleman’s sport

Glendale G. Rosal 12/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire and interim world champion Reymart Gaballo showed tremendous respect during the presser for their world title duel on December 11 (December 12…

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