• Cristiano Ronaldo ready to rumble after World Cup flop
    [22 Jul 14, 9:27am] Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, on Tuesday declared himself fit and ready to go as he chases trophies at Real Madrid.
  • Steven Gerrard retires from England duty
    [22 Jul 14, 6:15am] England captain Steven Gerrard retired from international football on Monday after becoming a pillar of the team in 114 appearances, but making way after the country's disastrous World Cup campaign.

  • World Cup top scorer James Rodriguez joins Real Madrid
    [23 Jul 14, 4:29am] MADRID – Colombia’s World Cup revelation James Rodriguez was unveiled as Real Madrid’s latest headline signing in front of tens of thousands of fans at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday. Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup in Brazil, ……
  • Brazil brings back Dunga as national team coach
    [23 Jul 14, 4:20am] RIO DE JANEIRO – The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday appointed Dunga as coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after the hosts’ World Cup semi-final thrashing by Germany. The 50-year-old Dunga, Braz…

  • Palestine pip Philippines, qualify for first Asian Cup
    [30 May 14, 6:47pm] Palestine beat Philippines 1-0 on Friday in the final of the AFC Challenge Cup to earn a spot in next year's AFC Asian Cup, the first berth in the country's history.
  • Philippines, Palestine set up decider
    [28 May 14, 4:44am] Philippines and Palestine are through to their maiden AFC Challenge Cup final leaving them one step away from unprecedented qualification to the AFC Asian Cup.


  • Fair Play: Samsam Gullas' move is step in right direction
    [21 Jul 14, 12:00am] (This is my Fair Play column for Sun.Star Cebu's July 21 edition)DURING their undefeated reign as nine-time Cesafi champions, there were some members of other varsity teams in UV that resented the privileges of the basketball kings, saying those…
  • Fair Play: Ironing out Ironman kinks
    [20 Jul 14, 11:56pm] (This is my Fair Play column for Sun.Star Cebu's July 19 edition)ONE of the most memorable images in the 2013 edition of the Ironman 70.3 wasn’t that of an athlete but a group of passengers carrying their luggage up the Marcelo Fernan bridge,…