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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

What's so unique about PH football? Just ask Soca Loca

May 19, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The Malaysian startup aims to spur the growth of Philippine football with a new mobile app

DEVELOP THROUGH TECH. Sayf Ismail (center) advocates the use of technology to grow the predominantly traditional sport of football. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

WATCH: 8 inspiring stories of successful Filipinos

Nov 02, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Up Dharma Down, Pepe Diokno, and more – here are stories behind how these individuals were driven by their hunger for success

Honoring those who make lives better

Jan 26, 2017 - 5:27 PM

As it kicks off its 60th year PHINMA Corporation recognizes members who share their values of community building and positive development

PHINMA executives and honorees

Leyte kids hope to play football in front of Pope Francis

Jan 15, 2015 - 5:03 PM

We hope to uplift the spirits of public school children in Leyte and provide them a message of hope through football

KICK FOR THE POPE. Kids are actively practicing for the Santo Papa Football Cup organized in time for the Papal visit in Leyte. Photo by Derek Alviola/Rappler

Santo Papa Futbol Cup to launch in Tacloban

Jan 06, 2015 - 7:10 PM

UFL s Team Socceroo organizes the Santo Papa Futbol club in time for the Papal visit to uplift the spirit of the people of Tacloban through sports

Team Socceroo plays football with kids in Tacloban. Photo from Team Socceroo Facebook

#ARG or #NED? Argentine-born Dutch queen 'divided'

Jul 09, 2014 - 10:54 AM

For the second time since her marriage to Dutch King Willem Alexander in 2002 Queen Maxima – born and bred in Buenos Aires – will look on as the Dutch Oranje play Argentina s La Albiceleste in the World Cup

WORLD CUP DILEMMA. Will Argentine-born Dutch Queen Maxima (L) root for her birth country's team in the World Cup semifinals, or will she be siding with the Oranje? In this file photo, the Queen and her husband, King Willem-Alexander (R), are pictured during an event in Driebergen, The Netherlands, 26 June 2014. Sander Koning/EPA

PH girls rise from bottom to Street Child World Cup finals

Apr 06, 2014 - 6:26 AM

They come from the most vulnerable segments of society but the Philippine girls team has captured the hearts of their nation heading into the finals of the Street Child World Cup

Crystal and Agot celebrating their victory over South Africa. Photo from press release

Youth from conflict areas find refuge in football

Feb 11, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Youth from war torn areas in Mindanao find refuge in football A group of Marines finds a way to use sports as an instrument of peace

#FootballForPeace: Indestructible balls for indestructible dreams

Feb 09, 2014 - 2:29 PM

The indestructible footballs will be distributed to various NGOs across the country

TURNOVER. Different partners receive the indestructible balls from One World Futbol and Chevrolet Philippines. All photos from Rappler.

Kick Off: Family bonding through football

Sep 17, 2013 - 7:00 PM

This facility is the first of its kind in the country

FERRARI OF ALL TURFS. Kick Off houses a 36' by 18' indoor Limonta Infinity Turf covered field for football enthusiasts. Photo courtesy of Jojo de Luzuriaga

Messi, Puyol, Xavi extend contract at Barcelona

Dec 19, 2012 - 5:15 PM

Barcelona s star Argentinian striker Lionel Messi has pledged to stay with the Spanish giants until June 2018 by renewing his contract along with Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernandez

Messi, Ronaldo ensure highly-charged Clasico draw

Oct 08, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both scored twice as Barcelona and Real Madrid drew 2 2 in a politically charged Clasico on Sunday October 7 which kept the Catalan giants eight points ahead of their bitter rivals

BEST OF THE BEST. Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) and Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo reacting after scoring a goal during the Spanish League clasico football match, Sunday, October 7, 2012. AFP.

Homeless World Cup Team PH sets eyes on Mexico

Jul 31, 2012 - 1:47 PM

Homeless World Cup Team Philippines has transformed the lives of orphans They need all the help to bring the team to Mexico this October

Barcelona's coach Guardiola quits

Apr 27, 2012 - 8:00 PM

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola announced he is leaving the club after 4 years

Barcelona books Champions League semis spot

Apr 04, 2012 - 1:30 PM

Lionel Messi propels the Futbol Club de Barcelona to its 5th semi finals appearance in a row