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Ateneo cage star, Spanish football striker get closer to become naturalized Filipinos

Ateneo cage star, Spanish football striker get closer to become naturalized Filipinos

By WAYLON GALVEZ And JONAS TERRADO Ateneo basketball star Ange Kouame and football striker Bienvenido Maranon are soon to become Filipino citizens after the House of Representatives unanimously approved bills on their naturalization on third and final reading on Tuesday. Voting 210-0, the House of Representatives approved the application of the 7-footer Kouame of Ivory Coast […]

Sports greats hail Brady after his 7th Super Bowl conquest

By CARLO ANOLIN Social media went into a frenzy on Sunday when Tom Brady captured his record seventh Super Bowl victory, cementing his status as one of the best athletes not only in America but in the whole world.Brady, who joined Tampa Bay last year after two long decades with the New England Patriots, helped […]

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It’s magnificent seven for Brady as Bucs upset Chiefs in Super Bowl

TAMPA (AFP) – Tom Brady sealed his place in the pantheon of America’s greatest sporting icons on Sunday, winning a record seventh Super Bowl as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers routed the error-strewn Kansas City Chiefs 31-9. The 43-year-old Brady — who became the oldest man to play in the Super Bowl — etched another remarkable […]

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Slimmed-down Super Bowl week kicks off as virus threat remains

The final countdown to the Super Bowl got off to a low-key start on Monday with a virtual opening night media event, as the spectre of Covid-19 hovered over the US sporting showpiece. With just six days until the Tampa Bay Buccaneers attempt to dethrone the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL’s championship game, players […]

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Powerhouse Real Madrid dumped out by third-tier Alcoyano in La Liga

  MADRID (AFP) – Real Madrid suffered an extraordinary defeat in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as La Liga’s reigning champions lost 2-1 to Alcoyano, which play in Spain’s third tier and had a man sent off in extra-time. Zinedine Zidane threw on the likes of Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos as […]

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Browns stun Steelers, end NFL playoff drought

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The Cleveland Browns ended their NFL playoff drought in spectacular style, exploding for 28 first-quarter points in a stunning 48-37 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Browns, in the playoffs for the first time since 2002, shook off a spate of Covid-19 absences to notch their first postseason win […]

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