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Ibrahimovic injury to calf, not Achilles, say AC Milan

May 26, 2020 - 9:28 PM

AC Milan releases a statement clarifying that Zlatan Ibrahimovic picks up a calf injury instead of an Achilles tendon rupture

INJURY. Swedish god Zlatan Ibrahimovic picks up an injury as he trains with AC Milan. Photo from Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Instagram

Milan Fashion Week goes digital in July

May 07, 2020 - 9:00 PM

'This is a concrete response to the need for promotion and business on the part of brands,' says the Italy's National Chamber of Fashion

Models present creations for Chinese designer Han Wen's Fall - Winter 2020 collection, as part of the "China, We are With You" fashion event, kicking off the fashion week in Milan on February 18, 2020. - Milan Fashion Week kicks off on February 18, but coronavirus proves to damper the celebration of fashion and business, with thousands of Chinese designers, buyers and journalists abandoning the trip. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP)

IN PHOTOS: All the looks from Catriona Gray at Milan Fashion Week 2020

Feb 25, 2020 - 9:41 AM

Miss Universe 2018 slays as always

LOOK: Catriona Gray attends Milan Fashion Week 2020

Feb 21, 2020 - 11:50 AM

Catriona attends some of the fashion shows with Vicki Belo in Italy

Kobe's childhood favorite football club AC Milan honors NBA legend

Jan 29, 2020 - 12:15 PM

AC Milan pays tribute to the late Kobe Bryant who is a lifelong fan of the Serie A club

#SEMPREKOBE. Kobe Bryant proclaims himself as a lifelong AC Milan fan. Photo from AC Milan Twitter account

HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona breaks down impressive Inter Milan

Oct 03, 2019 - 5:54 PM

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi team up to propel Barcelona to a win over Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League

BRACE. Luis Suarez bails out Barcelona from Inter Milan's threat. Photo from FC Barcelona Twitter

WATCH LIVE: Barcelona vs Inter Milan UEFA Champions League game

Oct 01, 2019 - 8:41 PM

Bookmark this page to catch FC Barcelona's UEFA Champions League opener over Inter Milan

HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE. Barca captain Lionel Messi hopes to impress the home crowd with an opening game win. File photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

Italian job: 2026 Winter Olympics to be staged in Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo

Jun 25, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Italy beats off a bid from Sweden to host the Winter Games for the third time

BACK IN ITALY. Cortina d'Ampezzo will be home to the Winter Olympics for the second time. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

UEFA: Anti-racism protocol not followed in Koulibaly case

Dec 29, 2018 - 1:15 PM

Napoli's Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly gets targeted by monkey noises and racist chants during an Italian league match

UNACCEPTABLE. The UEFA says the match should have been suspended when fans continued to subject Kalidou Koulibaly to racist chanting even when the stadium speaker implored the crowd to stop several times. Photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP

Barcelona through to last 16 as Liverpool suffers shock loss

Nov 07, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Still playing minus Messi, Barcelona qualifies for the knockout stage of the Champions League

DRAW. Inter Milan's Kwadwo Asamoah (left) and Barcelona's Malcom go for the ball during their UEFA Champions League Group B match. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Messi could play, but Barca coach taking 'no risks' at Inter

Nov 06, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is not rushing Lionel Messi to return from injury against Inter Milan

POSITIVE SIGNS. Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi (R) shoots to score his second goal, their fourth, during the Champions League group B football match match between Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona at Wembley Stadium in London, on October 3, 2018. File Photo by Ian Kington/IKIMAGES/AFP

Barcelona's support cast show their worth as Messi nears return

Nov 05, 2018 - 11:28 AM

The Argentine superstar would reunite with a team enjoying its strongest run of the season

COMEBACK. Lionel Messi could return earlier than expected after suffering a broken arm. File photo by Pau Barrena/AFP

Barcelona triumphs minus Messi as Dortmund pummels Atletico

Oct 25, 2018 - 9:42 AM

Rafinha replaces Lionel Messi and helps Barcelona pull off a win over Inter Milan in the Champions League

GOAL. Barcelona's midfielder Rafinha (left) celebrates with teammate Philippe Coutinho after scoring against Inter Milan. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP

Milan Melindo loses world title bid vs Japanese foe

Oct 08, 2018 - 8:03 AM

Japan's Ken Shiro retains his WBC light flyweight crown after stopping former Filipino boxing champion Milan Melindo in the 7th round

IN CONTROL. Japanese champion Ken Shiro peppers Milan Melindo with punches to the face. Photo by AFP

Milan Melindo takes shot at world title vs Japanese champ

Oct 07, 2018 - 10:29 AM

After losing his IBF crown, Filipino boxer Milan Melindo eyes the WBC light flyweight title against Ken Shiro

NEW QUEST. Filipino boxer Milan Melindo (right) vies to return to the top after losing his bid to become a unified champion to Japanese Ryoichi Taguchi last year. Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP

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Jun 29, 2018 - 9:06 PM

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Suspect in killing of Fr Nilo released; new suspect identified

Jun 29, 2018 - 4:44 PM

The Cabanatuan City RTC orders the withdrawal of criminal charges against Adell Milan

SWORN STATEMENT.  Adell Milan signs his sowrn statement.

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Jun 24, 2018 - 11:55 AM

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CCTV footage shows arrested suspect in Fr Nilo slay far from crime scene

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:34 PM

The family and lawyer of Adell Milan present CCTV footage showing the primary suspect in the murder of Fr Richmond Nilo in another town less than an hour before the priest is killed

PROOF? CCTV footage shows Adell Milan on his motorbike passing by T. Ador Dionisio National High School in San Isidro town minutes before Fr Richmond Nilo is gunned down in Zaragoza town, which is about 25 kilometers away. Screengrab from sourced video

PNP got the wrong guy – grandma of accused in Fr Nilo murder

Jun 22, 2018 - 10:18 AM

Elena Matias, grandmother of the accused Adell Milan, says the PNP’s facial sketch will show that her grandson does not look like the suspect at all

MY GRANDSON. Elena Matias holds a photo of her grandson Adell Milan, alleged suspect in the killing of Fr Richmond Nilo. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Suspect in Father Nilo's killing arrested – Nueva Ecija police

Jun 15, 2018 - 1:20 PM

(3RD UPDATE) Authorities identify the suspect as Adell Milan

TRAILED. Priest killed in Cabanatuan was followed before he was shot. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

AC Milan faces Europa League ban, says NYT report

Jun 01, 2018 - 7:58 PM

The 7-time European champions fail to convince UEFA officials that they are financially sound

PENALIZED. A New York Times report says AC Milan may be slapped with a penalty that includes a ban from continental competitions. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Duque dares accusers to file cases vs officials in alleged 'DOH mafia'

Jan 15, 2018 - 1:58 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says he will order a review of the contracts entered into by the previous administration

INTEGRITY. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III wants officials to adhere to the 'highest standards of professionalism and integrity.' File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Milan Melindo vows to fight on: 'I can be world champion again'

Jan 04, 2018 - 7:30 AM

After some much needed rest, Melindo wants to begin his quest for a second world championship

END OF REIGN. Milan Melindo says it just wasn't his night when he lost to Ryoichi Taguchi, but isn't making excuses. Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Brave Melindo loses decision to Taguchi in unification fight

Dec 31, 2017 - 10:42 PM

Milan Melindo loses his IBF title to WBA champion Ryoichi Taguchi in Japan

Taguchi outslugs Melindo to win bloody unification fight

Dec 31, 2017 - 9:13 PM

Ryoichi Taguchi wins a unanimous decision over Milan Melindo to unify the WBA and IBF junior flyweight titles

BLOODBATH. Milan Melindo suffered cuts over both eyes in a unanimous decision loss to Ryoichi Taguchi in Japan. Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP

Why the Melindo-Taguchi championship fight won't be shown live in PH

Dec 30, 2017 - 10:29 PM

Melindo vs Taguchi will be shown in the Philippines on January 2, two days after the fight takes place

UNIFICATION BOUT. Milan Melindo's title-winning fight wasn't shown live in the Philippines, and neither will his unification bout against Ryoichi Taguchi on New Year's Eve. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Milan Melindo not worried about Taguchi’s height: It's boxing, not basketball

Dec 30, 2017 - 3:22 AM

Strategy, not height will determine the winner, says Melindo's trainer Edito Villamor

SHORTER CHAMPION. Milan Melindo stands 4 inches shorter than Ryoichi Taguchi, but has made a career out of beating taller foes. Photo from ALA Promotions' Facebook

WATCH: Ten best knockouts of Pinoy boxing in 2017

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:00 PM

A look back at the most destructive knockouts by Filipino boxers in 2017

HEAVY HITTERS. Romero Duno had one of the most destructive KOs of Pinoy boxing in 2017. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias/Rappler

Milan Melindo wants to become a boxing legend, starting with title unification

Dec 27, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Milan Melindo and Ryoichi Taguichi will unify the WBA and IBF titles, with Ring magazine's lineal championship on the line as well

UNIFICATION. Milan Melindo believes his opponent is a one-trick pony, saying Ryoichi Taguchi is "nothing" if he can stop his left hook to the body. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

2017: The best of Philippine boxing

Dec 23, 2017 - 2:02 PM

Jerwin Ancajas has a breakout year, while champions and contenders rise up on the ever-changing scene of Philippine boxing

Melindo to unify IBF/WBA belts vs Taguchi on New Year’s Eve

Nov 17, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Milan Melindo will face Ryoichi Taguchi in Tokyo to merge two of the division's 4 belts

UNIFICATION. Milan Melindo will try to knock off another respected Japanese champion when he faces Ryoichi Taguchi. File photos

South Korean Hyeon Chung powers into Next Gen semi-finals

Nov 09, 2017 - 7:16 PM

The 54th-ranked Chung makes it two wins out of two in the round robin format being used in the inaugural edition of the under-21 version of the ATP Tour finals

IBF orders immediate rematch of Melindo vs Budler title fight

Oct 19, 2017 - 9:49 PM

Milan Melindo and Hekkie Budler are ordered to fight a rematch of their fight which took place September 16, 2017 in Cebu City

REMATCH. The IBF has ordered a rematch between Filipino boxer Milan Melindo and South Africa's Hekkie Budler, saying the actions of Melindo's cornermen during doctors exams were "inappropriate conduct which has affected the outcome of the fight." File photo by Gelo Litonjua

Hard-punching Alvarado will be IBF champ Melindo's no. 1 contender

Oct 16, 2017 - 8:26 PM

Alvarado earns the number one ranking in the IBF by destroying Teeraphong Utaida, a fighter Melindo had gone the distance against

MANDATORY CHALLENGER. "Melindo should prepare. My heart beats to become champion," says Felix Alvarado. Photo from Alvarado's Facebook

Italy's high-rise forests take root around the world

Oct 08, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The brainchild of Milanese architect Stefano Boeri, the Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) uses more than 20,000 trees and plants to adorn high-rise buildings

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY CELINE CORNU - A picture taken on September 5, 2017 shows the architectural complex designed by Studio Boeri, the "Bosco Verticale" (Vertical Forest) in the Porta Nuova area in Milan. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION

Supermodel reunion at blockbuster Versace tribute in Milan

Sep 23, 2017 - 12:38 PM

Cindy Crawford, Carla Bruni, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, and Helena Christensen walk the runway to pay tribute to the late designer Gianni Versace

Bloodied Melindo retains title over Budler with heroic effort

Sep 16, 2017 - 11:43 PM

Milan Melindo scores a twelfth round knockdown and holds onto his IBF junior flyweight title by split decision

WARRIOR. Milan Melindo proves himself to be a blood and guts warrior in his win over Hekkie Budler. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

LIVE UPDATES: Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler fight

Sep 15, 2017 - 4:32 PM

Live updates of the Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler IBF junior flyweight championship fight beginning at 6 pm on Saturday, September 16 from Cebu City, Philippines

Hekkie Budler didn't fly to Cebu for a vacation

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:21 AM

Hekkie Budler who faces Milan Melindo this Saturday is intent on returning to South Africa with the IBF junior flyweight title

TITLE CHALLENGER. Hekkie Budler (L) and Colin Nathan (R) have a ton of respect for Milan Melindo but remain confident they can bring the title back to South Africa. Photo from Colin Nathan's Facebook

Casimero to face Sultan, setting stage for all-Filipino world title fight

Aug 04, 2017 - 4:56 PM

The winner will be the number one contender for IBF junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas

ALL-FILIPINO ELIMINATOR. Two-division world champ Johnriel Casimero will face Jonas Sultan in a world title eliminator for the right to face IBF junior bantamweight champ Jerwin Ancajas. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Waiting game for Jason Pagara

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:43 PM

Jason Pagara will fight on the Milan Melindo Hekki Budler card on September 16 but when he fights for a world championship is a matter to be decided

NUMBER ONE CONTENDER. Jason Pagara, the WBO's number one contender at 140 pounds, is waiting to make his move for a title belt. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Jadwal lengkap International Champions Cup 2017

Jul 18, 2017 - 12:19 PM

Turnamen ICC 2017 dihelat di tiga negara diikuti oleh 14 klub mulai 18 hingga 30 Juli

Foto dari Facebook/International Champions Cup

Transfer sakit hati Leonardo Bonucci

Jul 15, 2017 - 12:46 PM

Apa yang membuat Juve rela melepasnya ke AC Milan?

Melindo to make first title defense against ex-champ Budler

Jul 13, 2017 - 12:04 PM

Milan Melindo will face former 105 pound titleholder Hekkie Budler of South Africa in his first defense of the IBF junior flyweight title

FIRST DEFENSE. IBF junior flyweight champ Milan Melindo will face South Africa's Hekkie Budler on September 16 in Cebu City. File photos

Mino Raiola, sang 'vigilante' para pemain bola

Jun 19, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Manusia terkutuk di benak para fans saat ini barangkali adalah Mino Raiola Tapi coba kita tengok sudut pandang dia

ALA not interested in Pinoy vs Pinoy Melindo-Petalcorin title fight

May 24, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Petalcorin s promoter says he will petition the IBF to become the mandatory challenger if Melindo won t fight him

DOMESTIC RIVALRY. The camp of IBF junior flyweight champ Milan Melindo thinks Randy Petalcorin should fight for other belts, but Petalcorin's camp thinks Melindo wants "the easier path." File photos

Milan Melindo robbed of his crowning moment by TV delay

May 23, 2017 - 9:19 PM

Fans should have celebrated Milan Melindo s championship victory in the streets Instead they were left searching for live streams online

SHORTCHANGED. Milan Melindo's dream of becoming a world champion finally came true, but the fight was now shown in the Philippines as was first advertised by ABS-CBN. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Melindo shocks Yaegashi with first round KO to win world title

May 21, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Milan Melindo drops Akira Yaegashi 3 times to score a first round technical knockout and win the IBF junior flyweight title

CHAMPION. The third time was the charm for Milan Melindo, who became the IBF junior flyweight champion in his third shot at a world title. Contributed photo

Melindo, Yaegashi make weight for IBF junior fly title fight

May 20, 2017 - 3:37 PM

The fight will not be shown on same day delay as previously announced

ON TARGET. Milan Melindo and Akira Yaegashi both weight 107.5 pounds ahead of their IBF junior flyweight title fight on Sunday in Japan. Contributed photo