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Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is an 'example' amid rape allegations

Oct 23, 2018 - 2:49 AM

The Juventus star has been accused of raping American model Kathryn Mayorga in 2009

Usain Bolt 'offered cut-price deal' in Australia - media

Oct 22, 2018 - 2:10 PM

The world's sprint king is trying to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional footballer following a decorated career in athletics

NEW CAREER. Usain Bolts' manager says the eight-time Olympian has been offered a contract by Central Coast Mariners. File photo by Peter Parks/AFP


Cardiff scores 1st win over Neil Etheridge's former team

Oct 21, 2018 - 12:02 PM

Neil Etheridge proves his worth over Fulham where he spent his early professional footballing days as a reserve

PROVING HIMSELF. From being a young keeper finding his way though professional football, Neil Etheridge finally got to show his former club Fulham how much he has grown. Photo from Neil Etheridge's Twitter.

Messi to miss 3 weeks after fracturing right arm

Oct 21, 2018 - 8:54 AM

The Barca superstar will be out in next weekend's Clasico against Real Madrid

MAJOR BLOW. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi falls to the ground in pain following a tussle with Sevilla's Franco Vazquez. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP)

Mourinho plays down touchline melee after 'awful' Chelsea draw

Oct 21, 2018 - 8:17 AM

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had to be restrained after a late equalizer salvaged Chelsea's unbeaten record

DRAW. Chelsea midfielder Willian (center) vies for the ball with Manchester United's Luke Shaw (left) and Paul Pogba during the English Premier League football match that ended in a thrilling draw. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Real Madrid suffers worst goal drought in 3 decades

Oct 20, 2018 - 10:59 PM

Pressure mounts on coach Julen Lopetegui as Madrid gets drubbed by Levante

Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric (L) vies with Levante's Ivorian midfielder Cheick Doukoure during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 20, 2018. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

LaLiga's most exciting title race in years returns

Oct 19, 2018 - 4:53 PM

Six teams head into the round separated by just two points at the top of a tight early LaLiga table

SURPRISE. Andre Silva (center) helps propel surprising Sevilla to the top of the standings. Photo from La Liga

Amid the turmoil, Ronaldo looks to pick up where he left off

Oct 19, 2018 - 10:59 AM

It's business as usual for Ronaldo as he braces for next week's trip to his former club Manchester United in the Champions League

FOCUSED. Despite the rape allegations, Cristiano Ronaldo helps Juventus keep its perfect record after 8 games. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Griezmann double plunges Germany's Loew into deeper trouble

Oct 17, 2018 - 9:26 AM

France comes from behind to beat Germany in a UEFA Nations League result that casts further doubt on Joachim Loew's future

POWERHOUSE. Antoine Griezmann (left) celebrates with his teammates after scoring France's second goal during their UEFA Nations League football match against Germany. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Bolt offered contract with Malta football club – reports

Oct 16, 2018 - 11:24 AM

Usain Bolt continues his boyhood dream of becoming a football player after retiring from athletics in 2017

LIVING THE DREAM. Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt, playing for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners, scores his first two goals in his competitive start against Macarthur South West United. Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP.

Sterling shines as England blows Spain away

Oct 16, 2018 - 10:50 AM

England wins an away game against Spain for the first time since 1987

SHATTERING RECORDS. England's forward Raheem Sterling (R) celebrates after scoring his first goal for England in 1,012 days. Photo by Cristina Quicler/AFP.

Deschamps: Mbappe is no bighead

Oct 16, 2018 - 10:25 AM

French football star Kylian Mbappe continues to flash his stellar form

BREAKTHROUGH. Kylian Mbappe's breakthrough stint in Russia earns him a place as one of the 2018 World Cup stars. Photo from FIFA.com

Romero: Argentina has to beat Brazil even without Messi

Oct 16, 2018 - 9:23 AM

Lionel Messi is believed to have asked for some time off from international duty ahead of next year's Copa America in Brazil

MISSING. Lionel Messi has missed three international friendlies since Argentina was booted out of the 2018 World Cup. Photo by Martin Bernetti/AFP

Barcelona player could face more than 12 years jail for brawl

Oct 16, 2018 - 2:42 AM

Arda Turan was charged by Turkish prosecutors with sexual harassment, unlicensed possession of weapons and causing intentional injury

CAREER IN PERIL. Arda Turan has been considered as Turkey's top footballer. Photo from Turan's Instagram account (@ardaturan)


Azkals: Reflections on another international window

Oct 15, 2018 - 6:58 PM

The Philippines draws Oman a week after impressing in Bangladesh

DEADLOCK. The Philippine Azkals eke out a draw against world No. 85 Oman. Photo from PFF's official website (pff.org.ph)


Netherlands hammer Germany to increase pressure on Loew

Oct 14, 2018 - 10:38 AM

Still reeling from a woeful World Cup showing, Germany absorbs a shutout shocker that puts coach Joachim Loew under increasing pressure to resign

STUNNER. Netherlands midfielder Marten de Roon (left) and Germany forward Julian Brandt contest the ball in the Nations League upset that saw the Dutch beat the Germans for the first time in 16 years. Photo by John Thys/AFP

Azkals hold 85th-ranked Oman to a draw

Oct 14, 2018 - 2:23 AM

A draw marks a big improvement from the Philippines' previous performances against Oman 17 years ago

Nuts and Bolt! Sprint legend grabs double after painful kick

Oct 12, 2018 - 7:59 PM

Usain Bolt recovers from a kick in the groin by scoring 2 goals in a preseason football game for Australia's Central Coast Mariners

CROSSOVER. Usain Bolt, playing for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners, jumps while controlling the ball in his first competitive start for the club against Macarthur South West United in Sydney. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

Real Madrid sues newspaper over Ronaldo 'rape' saga report

Oct 12, 2018 - 12:43 PM

The football superstar's former club team has filed a lawsuit against a Portuguese newspaper that claims Real Madrid hushed up an alleged rape case

NO KNOWLEDGE. Real Madrid denies forcing Cristiano Ronaldo to pay the victim hush money. File photo from FIFA

Mbappe cameo helps France avoid shock Iceland defeat

Oct 12, 2018 - 10:40 AM

World champion France rallies behind Kylian Mbappe to forge a draw against upset-conscious Iceland

France's forward Kylian Mbappe (right) tries to slot one past Iceland's goalkeeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson during the friendly football match. Photo by Loic Venance/AFP

Mbappe is Time magazine's 'Future of Soccer'

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:04 PM

Football's teenage superstar Kylian Mbappe sustains his rapid rise to global fame

TEENAGE TITAN. Kylian Mbappe’s stock skyrocketed this year when he played a major role in France’s World Cup title romp. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Ronaldo insists sex was 'completely consensual'

Oct 11, 2018 - 3:37 PM

Lawyer Peter Christiansen says 'documents that allegedly contain statements by Cristiano Ronaldo... are pure invention'

EMBATTLED. Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegations thathappened in 2009 in Las Vegas was completely consensual. Photo by Jose Jordan/AFP

Messi to star in Cirque du Soleil show

Oct 10, 2018 - 11:41 PM

The football superstar's incredible career highlights the new Cirque du Soleil show next year

SHOWTIME. Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi gets to share his story with the famed circus troupe. Photo by Jose Jordan/AFP)

Azkals face unfamiliar Oman in international friendly

Oct 10, 2018 - 4:30 PM

The Philippine men's football team will clash with the 85th-ranked Oman for the first time in 17 years

TOUGH ROAD. The Philippine Azkals are the underdogs this time against ranked 85th Oman. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/ Philippine Football Federation

Azkals fall to Tajikistan, bow out of 2018 Bangabandhu Cup

Oct 09, 2018 - 6:38 PM

The Philippine Azkals pick up their first loss and are booted out of the semifinals

THE END. The Philippine Azkals lose to Tajikistan which ended their 2018 Bangabandhu Cup campaign. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation.

Juve sporting director: 'Ronaldo's not easy to replace'

Oct 09, 2018 - 12:16 PM

Juventus continues to support Cristiano Ronaldo who is currently under investigation for a rape accusation

IRREPLACEABLE. Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici says that Cristiano Ronaldo wanted to play for Juventus from the get-go. Photo by Isabella Bonotto/AFP

Modric vs Ronaldo rematch as Ballon d'Or nominees unveiled

Oct 09, 2018 - 11:19 AM

Croatia's Luka Modric looks to solidify his place as the world's best with a first Ballon d'Or award

RAINING STARS. Luka Modric is on his way to bagging his second straight award in 2018. Photo from Twitter (@lukamodric10)

Four-star Kylian Mbappe helps PSG break 82-year-old record

Oct 08, 2018 - 11:28 AM

The young French star scores a hat-trick within 8 minutes as Paris Saint-Germain bags its ninth straight win in Ligue 1

HISTORIC. Kylian Mbappe and Paris Saint-Germain now have the longest winning streak in Ligue 1 history. Photo by Loic Venance/AFP


Embattled Ronaldo scores to keep Juventus perfect

Oct 07, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Amid damaging rape accusations, football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo leads Juventus past Udinese

IN CONTROL. Juventus' star forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during their Italian Serie A football match versus Udinese Calcio. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

'It's a manhunt': Mourinho slams critics after United escapes

Oct 07, 2018 - 11:02 AM

Jose Mourinho's future as Manchester United manager remains the subject of intense speculation

FIGHTBACK. Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka saves a chance from Manchester United striker Anthony Martial (right) during their Premier League match where United completed a comeback win. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Mourinho facing end of Manchester United reign

Oct 06, 2018 - 11:59 AM

A British report says manager Jose Mourinho would be sacked this weekend regardless of the results of Manchester United's game

EMBATTLED. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho (right) has reportedly lost the confidence of the board after the team suffered its worst start in 29 years. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Azkals defeat Bangladesh to top Group B

Oct 05, 2018 - 10:42 PM

Goalkeeper Louie Casas makes two crucial saves as Kenshiro Daniels scores to lift the Philippine men's football team

Hikaru "Pika" Minegishi. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation

Jarvey Gayoso impresses in Azkals debut

Oct 05, 2018 - 11:24 AM

The Ateneo ace scores his first senior international goal in the 2018 Bangabandhu Cup opener against Laos

STUNNING DEBUT. Jarvey Gayoso (left) nets in a goal that helped the Philippine Azkals take a 3-1 win over Laos. Photo from Azkals PH Facebook

Juventus supports Ronaldo but Nike 'deeply concerned' by rape allegations

Oct 05, 2018 - 10:11 AM

Ronaldo's club team says the rape accusations 'do not change their opinion' of the football superstar

EMBATTLED. Ronaldo denies accusations that he raped a former model in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009.  Photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP

Messi, Barcelona outgun Spurs as Neymar bags hat-trick

Oct 04, 2018 - 10:51 AM

Tottenham finds it impossible to subdue Messi as Barcelona ends its three-match winless streak in emphatic style

STELLAR. Barcelona's superstar striker Lionel Messi shoots to score his second goal during their Champions League match versus the Tottenham Hotspur. Photo by Ian Kington/AFP

Ronaldo denies hotel sex attack, calls rape 'abominable'

Oct 04, 2018 - 9:35 AM

The case has threatened the reputation of the Portuguese football superstar

FIRM DENIAL. Cristiano Ronaldo says his conscience is clear. Photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP

Azkals nip Laos in opener for outright semis berth

Oct 03, 2018 - 10:40 PM

The Philippine Azkals immediately make it to the semis after Laos tallied two losses in Group B

SEMIFINALS. The Philippine Azkals impress with a win in their first game in the 2018 Bangabandhu Cup. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation.

Young Azkals team wants to prove worth in Bangladesh

Oct 03, 2018 - 11:31 AM

The Philippine Azkals aim for a good result in preparation for the upcoming Suzuki Cup and Asian Cup

MOTIVATED. The new members of the Philippine Azkals want to prove themselves in the international front. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation.

Real Madrid suffers shock loss as Man United stutters again

Oct 03, 2018 - 9:23 AM

Toni Kroos' mistake proved costly as Real Madrid absorbs a surprise 1-0 defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League

STUNNER. Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez and CSKA Moscow midfielder Jaka Bijol contest the ball during CSKA's upset win in the UEFA Champions League. Photo by Alexander Nemenov/AFP

WFL Elite: Ateneo holds Army to draw, Archers stay perfect

Oct 02, 2018 - 1:41 PM

Ateneo improves from a 0-3 loss in the reverse fixture played at the ASCom football field

DRAW. The Ateneo Blue Eagles draw Army without the services of ace Jarvey Gayoso. Photo from release

'Fake News': Ronaldo denies rape claim

Oct 02, 2018 - 10:21 AM

The police reopen an investigation into a former model's rape accusation that the football star attacked her in 2009

DENIAL. Cristiano Ronaldo denies the rape accusations made against him by former model Kathryn Mayorga. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Former model accuses Ronaldo of rape, football star calls it 'fake news'

Oct 02, 2018 - 1:57 AM

Kathryn Mayorga alleges in a lawsuit that she was pressured to sign a nondisclosure agreement to keep the alleged rape secret

TOUGH ACCUSATIONS. Football star Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly anally raped Kathryn Mayorga after she refused to perform oral sex. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP


Russia captain Igor Akinfeev calls time on his international career

Oct 01, 2018 - 9:48 PM

The 32-year-old says he will be focusing instead on his club duties with CSKA Moscow

RETIREMENT. Igor Akinfeev hangs his spurs from the international stage. Photo courtesy of Alizada Studios/Shutterstock.com


Australia captain Mile Jedinak retires from international football

Oct 01, 2018 - 9:21 PM

The 34-year-old has 79 caps for the Socceroos and scored 20 international goals between 2008 and 2018

FAREWELL. Mile Jedinak bids goodbye from international football play. Photo from Shutterstock


Chelsea ends Liverpool's perfect start

Sep 30, 2018 - 11:04 AM

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge hits late equalizer after Eden Hazard’s Chelsea strike

PULSATING. Chelsea's Marcos Alonso (bottom) vies for the ball with Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during their English Premier League football match. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Man United faces West Ham test with all eyes on Pogba

Sep 28, 2018 - 12:07 PM

The Paul Pogba-Jose Mourinho saga continues as Manchester United seems to be on the cusp of a full-blown crisis

CONTROVERSIAL. Manchester United  star Paul Pogba was recently filmed in a tense-looking exchange  with team manager Jose Mourinho at the club's training ground. Photo by Alain Grosclaude/AFP

Young aces strengthen Azkals' arsenal for Asian Cup

Sep 28, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Expect new faces to join the Philippine Azkals as Asian Cup preparations go full throttle

NEW-LOOK. The Philippine Azkals will be composed of a mix of veteran players and new faces. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/ Philippine Football Federation

Ronaldo gets one-game Champions League ban

Sep 27, 2018 - 9:42 PM

The Juventus superstar will get to see action against his former club Manchester United

SIDELINED. Cristiano Ronaldo will serve his one-game suspension when Juventus plays Young Boys at home next week. Photo by Isabella Bonotto

Mourinho: Pogba not to captain Man United again

Sep 26, 2018 - 9:56 AM

The tension between Manchester United Paul Pogba and manager Jose Mourinho continues to rise

SCATHING. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly told Paul Pogba that the World Cup French star ‘doesn’t represent what a captain is.’ Photo by Ian Kington/AFP

Ronaldo turns to Juventus challenge after FIFA best player snub

Sep 25, 2018 - 9:32 AM

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner loses to former teammate Luka Modric for the award this time

Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano FOCUSED. Ronaldo celebrates after he scored his first goal since he joined Juventus during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Sassuolo on September 16, 2018 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP