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Schooling’s nanny is a Filipina

Besides his Olympic gold medal, one of Singaporean Joseph Schooling’s best kept treasures in life is his long-time Filipina nanny, Yolanda Pascual, also known as “Auntie Yolly.”

They teamed up for a carpool karaoke video. They planted their flag in Brazil. And when the Olympics are done, they’ll be remembered as the latest in a long line of US swimming powerhouses.

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Michael Phelps claimed his 23rd gold medal. Puerto Rico won its first ever. And Jamaica got its first gold of the Rio Games with an emphatic win in the marquee Olympic sprinting event.

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Phelps caps career with 23rd gold

Standing atop the medal podium for the 23rd time, Michael Phelps teared up, bit his lip and gave a little nod.
This was how he really wanted to go out.

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Senate  to honor Hidilyn

Senate President Koko Pimentel said yesterday that the Senate will formally honor Rio Olympics weightlifting silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz in simple but fitting ceremonies during one of its regular sessions.

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Serbia pushes US to  limit before losing

The vaunted USA basketball squad survived a last-second scare from Serbia on Friday to win 94-91 in a Rio Olympics contest that exposed their potential vulnerability for a second straight game.

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