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adidas now has boots for every football player

WITH FOOTBALL a key part of its business, adidas makes sure that it caters to every player of the sport, addressing their needs and likes.

Adidas gets World Cup boost despite Nike dominance on field

Adidas AG got a boost from the World Cup, selling record numbers of jerseys even though the national teams it sponsors lost out to...

World Cup ‘just the beginning’ for Mbappe-led France

While the 19-year-old is the poster boy for France's new crop of talent, the make-up of the squad suggests they have the youth and...

World Cup champion France: How much is the team worth?

As France basks in World Cup victory, we take a look at how much its talented players are worth.

World Cup win gives French something to bask in, if only...

France’s World Cup victory gave the country a much-needed morale boost after a decade of moroseness brought on by terrorist attacks and a lackluster...

Perisic hails ‘dream’ goal as Croatia reach final

Moscow, Russia -- Ivan Perisic said his equalizer that helped Croatia come from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time and reach the...

Croatia on fire after World Cup ‘miracle’

Zagreb, Croatia -- Tears and cries of joy, hugs and chants, firecrackers and flares -- Croatia was on fire late Wednesday after their victory against...

‘We left everything out there’, says England manager Southgate

Moscow, Russia -- Manager Gareth Southgate said England "left everything out there" after falling to an extra-time defeat by Croatia in the World Cup...

From caviar to veal tongue, football fans get true taste of...

VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA — Many soccer fans knew little or nothing about Russian cuisine before the World Cup, but have tucked into local gastronomy with relish, trying everything from luxurious caviar to staples like veal tongue.

World Cup big guns primed for quarterfinal shoot-outs

MOSCOW — The World Cup hit the pause button on Wednesday as the eight remaining teams geared up for the quarter-finals after England became the final side to qualify following a penalty shoot-out win against Colombia.

Japan’s oracle octopus turned into sashimi

SAMARA, RUSSIA — An octopus who successfully predicted all of Japan’s World Cup group stage matches has been killed and turned into sashimi, according to local media reports.

‘Japan nearly slayed the giant’ : cheers to tears for despairing...

Tokyo -- From Tokyo bars to a Buddhist temple, for millions of Japanese football fans the emotions were the same -- pinch-me optimism to...

Five things we learned from Croatia’s 3-0 rout of Argentina

Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia -- Argentina, and Lionel Messi, are on the verge of going home after being beaten by Croatia 3-0 in Nizhny Novgorod...

England has a new prince – and his name is Harry

Volgograd, Russia -- Harry Kane rose emphatically to the World Cup challenge in England's opening match against Tunisia, scoring a last-gasp winner to give...

The beautiful game | Fashion

Photography by Rxandy Capinpin. Styling by Carlos Tomawis with Nina Magdalen M. Diaz. Modeled by Elisa Taylor of Elite Model Management. Make-up and hair styling by Pamm Merrera. 

Football superstars, Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar to shine in live telecast...

THE world’s biggest football stars will take the spotlight this week in the continuation of the live telecast of elite European club football action...

Azkals maintain top spot despite another stalemate

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter THE Philippine national men’s football team maintained the status quo in their grouping in the 2019 AFC Asian...

Azkals bracing for tough battle against Yemen

THE Philippine national men’s football team takes the pitch anew in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers today, reengaging Yemen in a key match...

Wave of protests grip NFL after Pres. Trump urges fan boycott

LOS ANGELES -- A wave of protests swept across the National Football League (NFL) on Sunday as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with...

Ceres gains another three points in PFL

CERES-Negros FC continued to advance in the Philippines Football League (PFL), gaining another three full points from its 1-0 win over Global Cebu FC...

After ending drought, Kaya tries to build win streak anew

THE string of winless games came to an end for Kaya FC-Makati on Sunday when it was able to hold off Ilocos United FC,...

Football shirts as design classics

LONDON -- Football shirts are not just symbols of team allegiance: the colors, designs, and styles are being reappraised as icons of sartorial cool...

Football registry designed to further sport’s growth in the country

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Reporter IN line with its commitment to further develop the sport of football in the country, governing body Philippine Football...

For the love of the game

Book Philippine Football: Its Past, Its Future By Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas Published by the Center for Research and Communication of the University of Asia & the...

Sports against drugs

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, WHEN now President Rodrigo R. Duterte decided to run for president last year, his platform was hinged on a number...