Messi, Neymar to battle in dream Copa final for 1st title

Reuters 07/09/2021

Former Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar will line up opposite each other in Saturday’s Copa America final looking to end a hoodoo that has also affected some of their countries’ greatest players. Like Brazil’s Pele and…

Wealth tax the way to go in this crisis

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 05/08/2021

Anent last week’s column, which suggested that the Philippines impose a wealth tax on its wealthiest Filipino families, proceeds of which would be used to finance the war against COVID-19 and its victims, it turns out that…

Messi imitated Maradona’s goals and skills but not his lifestyle

Reuters 11/30/2020

BARCELONA – Lionel Messi is the only Argentine to truly live up to being described as the next Diego Maradona so it was little surprise the Barcelona captain should dedicate his goal in Sunday’s 4-0 Liga win…

Messi says I’m tired of being blamed for everything at Barcelona

Reuters 11/19/2020

A frustrated Lionel Messi said he is tired of being blamed for problems at Barcelona after he was accused by Antoine Griezmann’s former agent of making life difficult for the French striker at the La Liga club.…

Messi denied as Argentina held by Paraguay in World Cup qualifying

Agence France Presse 11/13/2020

Argentina had to come from behind to draw 1-1 with Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier at La Bombonera on Thursday, and Lionel Messi had what might have been a winning goal disallowed in the second half.…

‘Rising despite lockdown’

Tony S. Bergonia - @inquirerdotnet 07/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is one of nine countries that are seeing a rise in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases despite having the world’s toughest lockdowns to stop coronavirus transmission, according to a groundbreaking University of Oxford…

Gasol gets historic double, Spain dominates Argentina for Fiba World Cup gold

09/16/2019

BEIJING — Spain has captured its second World Cup championship, defeating Argentina, 95-75, on Sunday, September 15, 2019, to give Marc Gasol a rare double-title year. Tournament MVP Ricky Rubio scored 20 points and Sergio Llull added…

Argentina ousts France, plays Spain in Fiba World Cup final

AFP 09/14/2019

Argentina is one win away from its first Basketball World Cup title since 1950 after it brushed aside France 80-66 on Friday to set up a final with Spain. Earlier, NBA champion Marc Gasol saved Spain as…

Iceland draws Argentina, 1-1

Mars Alison 06/17/2018

ICELAND debuted in the FIFA World Cup with a 1-all draw against Argentina in Russia. Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson was honored the Man of the Match title as he shutout all attempts of Argentina, including a penalty…

Camotes hosts battle for YOG q’lifying today

Glendale G. Rosal 03/25/2017

It will be a grueling race. That’s how top contender Karen Andrea Manayon described today’s National Age Group Triathlon (NAGT) Cebu Leg which also serves as the official qualifying race for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG)…

Miss Universe 2016 candidates visit SM Seaside City Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/17/2017

CEBU CITY–Twelve of 86 Miss Universe candidates visited SM Seaside City Cebu at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon. These were delegates from Argentina, the Bahamas, Czech Republic, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia,…

PH bet Kylie Versoza wins sixth Miss International Crown

Apple Ta-as 10/27/2016

THE PHILIPPINES’ bet Kylie Verzosa brought home the crown in this year’s Miss International pageant held at Tokyo Dome City Hall in Tokyo, Japan last Thursday (Oct. 27). Kylie is the sixth Filipina to bring home the…

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