IN a major blow to one of the most hotly expected superhero films, Robert Pattinson, star of The Batman, has contracted COVID-19. Film production is now on hold.First reported by Vanity Fair, film studio Warner Bros. has refused to comment, ...
Sep 4, 2020
WHILE the restart gave the NBA a chance to wrap up its aborted season and bring back a much-needed bit of normalcy in the world, it also hosted a medical experiment that could end up making a huge impact outside sports. ...
Aug 17, 2020
LATE last night, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) would return to Metro Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal, and Cavite.Fitness establishments had earlier been given the green light to restart operations on August. They may now have to ...
Aug 3, 2020
LEILA Barros, a decorated former Brazillian volleyball star who earned the hearts of many Filipino sports fans when she played at the FIVB World Women's Volleyball Grand Prix in Manila two decades ago, announced early Monday (Manila time) that she tested ...
Jul 13, 2020
WITH the global pandemic shuttering passenger flights, several Filipino flight attendants found themselves stuck abroad for many months.But FAs based in the city of Riyadh are using this time to help out fellow kababayans who are in dire straits."The whole ...
Jul 11, 2020
AS stores reopen while COVID-19 cases continue to rise, major retailers are treading carefully when it comes to the safety of both customers and staff.In a statement issued by Toby's Sports today, the sporting goods store announced that it ...
Jun 29, 2020
GLOBAL shoe giant Nike just released its financial report for its fiscal fourth quarter (that is, covering the months of March, April, and May), and the results were not pretty.With the novel coronavirus forcing worldwide shutdowns of shoe stores, Nike reported ...
Jun 26, 2020
A FULLER picture is now emerging from yesterday's COVID-19 case scare involving a branch of Decathlon Philippines.In a statement emailed to SPIN Life and posted on their social media accounts, the sports retailer clarified the events that led to ...
Jun 17, 2020
DECATHLON has reported a "suspicious case of COVID-19" in one of their branches, the brand announced today.According to their announcement, the case was detected earlier today in Decathlon Alabang. Decathlon Philippines immediately moved to close the branch. While none of ...
Jun 16, 2020
FITNESS junkies locked out of gyms, commuters fearful of public transit, and families going stir crazy inside their homes during the coronavirus pandemic have created a boom in bicycle sales unseen in decades.In the United States, bicycle aisles at mass merchandisers ...
Jun 14, 2020
TO THOSE waiting for an official announcement on the status of the enhanced community quarantine over areas like NCR and the Southern Tagalog region, President Duterte's inconclusive press briefing this morning provided no answers.But a few hours earlier, Cavite Governor ...
May 12, 2020
METRO Manila mayors are looking at recommending to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases a possible extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR).Paranaque mayor Edwin Olivarez said that the ...
May 8, 2020
THE COVID-19 crisis has just claimed a major victim in the fitness industry. Major fitness chain Gold's Gym has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States."On May 4, 2020, GGI Holdings, LLC and its affiliates ('Gold' ...
May 5, 2020
THE ORDER for PhilHealth came straight from the top.In a morning press briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that the Palace has "issued a directive to PhilHealth to make payment of OFWs (overseas foreign workers) of PhilHealth premiums voluntary."Also this ...
May 4, 2020
FROM the US to Europe to Asia, the easing of some coronavirus lockdowns brought millions out of their homes to enjoy the outdoors and warm spring temperatures. Yet the global pandemic is still slicing through the defenses of other nations, causing infections ...
May 3, 2020
OWNER/coach of MPBL basketball team San Juan Knights and former senator Jinggoy Estrada has been detained in San Juan for violation of enhanced community quarantine protocols.According to reports, Estrada was distributing relief goods in the city when he was apprehended ...
May 3, 2020
IN Metro Manila and Bulacan, four "mega-swabbing centers" will rise inside what used to be gigantic events venues to beef up the government's mass testing protocols.One of these will be the Mall of Asia Arena, one of the primary ...
May 1, 2020
By DAVID BILLER and MAURICIO SAVARESERIO DE JANEIRO - Divina Baldomero awoke, looked out the window at Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach under a cloudless sky, and decided to take her first stroll in 40 days.The 75-year-old restaurant ...
May 1, 2020
WHEN enhanced community quarantine transitions to a less restricted general community quarantine, current guidelines state that sports and fitness facilities should still remain closed.However, according to a report on the Inquirer, the Department of Interior and Local Government is mulling the ...
Apr 30, 2020
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