July 2012 News Archives

Jul 31, 2012

Mark Anthony Barriga Gives Team Philippines Its First Win In London Olympics 2012

Mark Anthony Barriga vs Manuel Cappai
By in Asia, Boxing, Sports, World No comments

Barriga tags Cappai with right hand Image Credit: Reuters Filipino boxer Mark Anthony Barriga won against Manuel Cappai of Italy on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, on his first fight in the London Olympics 2012. According to reports, Barriga scored a 17-7 win against a much taller Cappai. In the opening round, Barriga unleashed a combination […]


Jul 31, 2012

London Olympics 2012: Unused Olympic tickets go on sale online every night, to fill in empty seats

London Olympics 2012: Unused Olympic tickets go on sale online every night, to fill in empty seats
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London Olympics 2012 organizers decided to re-sell tickets online for the events on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, and will be selling unused tickets every midnight for the next day’s games. This strategy was also said to be a solution to the empty seats that have been observed during the first days of the event. Spectators […]


Jul 31, 2012

Olympic reporter kiss: Woman kisses Sky News Muslim reporter on live TV during Ramadan (Video)

Olympic reporter kiss: Woman kisses Sky News Muslim reporter on live TV during Ramadan (Video)
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Girl kissing Muslim Olympic reporter on live TV Image Credit: Sky News Arabia video A male Muslim Olympic reporter of Sky News Arabia received a surprised kiss from a soccer female fan last week, while reporting about the London Olympics Games, as shown in the video below, which is now going viral because it became […]


Jul 31, 2012

Brazilian breaks medal: Judoka drops 2012 London Olympics bronze medal

Felipe Kitadai
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Felipe Kitadai (in white) Image Credit: London 2012 A Brazilian judoka accidentally dropped and broke his bronze medal, hours after taking third-place in the 60kg category at the 2012 London Olympics on Monday, July 30, 2012, according to a Brazil team spokeswoman. Brazil‘s Felipe Kitadai won his judo event over Elio Verde of Italy to […]


Jul 31, 2012

Michel Morganella, Swiss athlete, expelled from London Olympics 2012 over racist Twitter message

Michel Morganella, Swiss athlete, expelled from London Olympics 2012 over racist Twitter message
By in Europe, Football, Internet, Sports No comments

Michel Morganella, a Swiss soccer player, was expelled from London Olympics 2012 on Monday, July 30, 2012, after he posted a racist Twitter message about South Koreans, just hours after his team lost to South Korea. The Swiss athlete apologized later. Swiss athlete Michel Morganella Image Credit: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images “Je les tous Defonce Coréens, […]


Jul 31, 2012

World’s Largest Cupcake Mosaic: Singapore Sets New World Record Using 20,000 Cupcakes

Largest Cupcake Mosaic in Singapore
By in Amazing, Arts, Asia, Food, Lifestyle, World No comments

Largest Cupcake Mosaic Image Credit: AsiaOne To celebrate National Day, youths from Ayer Rajah Constituency in Singapore set a new Guinness World Record for the world’s largest cupcake mosaic on Sunday, July 29, 2012, several news sites from Singapore reported that day. According to reports, a mosaic featuring the national flag of Singapore enclosed by […]


Jul 31, 2012

New iPhone rumors: iPhone 5 release date on September 21, Apple to announce during Sept 12 event

New iPhone rumors: iPhone 5 release date on September 21, Apple to announce during Sept 12 event
By in Smartphone, Technology, United States No comments

Updated: August 22, 2012 1:25 p.m. Read iPhone 5 release date is September 21, latest ‘new iPhone’ rumors say Apple is reportedly to announce this September 12, 2012 the release of its new iPhone, with the so-called iPhone 5 now having a release date which will be on September 21, just like what French website […]


Jul 30, 2012

DepEd: No classes on Tuesday, July 31 in some areas due to flood and heavy rains

DepEd: No classes on Tuesday, July 31 in some areas due to flood and heavy rains
By in Announcement, Asia, Education No comments

Manila, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) announced a ‘no classes’ tomorrow, Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in some areas in Luzon, due to flood and continuous heavy rains caused by Tropical Storm ‘Gener’; despite the fact that PAGASA did not issue Public Storm signal warnings to them. According to the official DepEd Twitter account […]


Jul 30, 2012

Om Yun Chol sets new Olympic record in Weightlifting at London 2012

Om Yun Chol
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Om Yun Chol Image Credit: London 2012 website A new Olympic lift record was reportedly set by Om Yun Chol at the 2012 London Olympics on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the ExCel Hall, Olympic Park. The 20-year-old Om, from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea won the gold medal in the men’s 56kg clean […]


Jul 30, 2012

PAGASA Weather Forecast: Typhoon Gener Intensified, Public Storm Warning Signals Still Up On Some Areas

Gener Satellite Image
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Gener has intensified into a typhoon as it continues to threaten Extreme Northern Luzon. Gener Satellite Image Image Credit: PAGASA/DOST According to PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin Number 10 issued at 5:00pm on Monday, July 30, 2012, Typhoon Gener was located at 260 km east of Basco, Batanes as of 4:00pm. It has a maximum sustained […]