MANCHESTER City was reportedly the first to back out of the Super League venture. -- MANCHESTER CITY F.C. FB PAGEMANCHESTER, ENGLAND -- European soccer's breakaway Super League project lay in tatters on Tuesday after the six English Premier League clubs involved in the project quit 48 hours after agreeing to join Italian and Spanish teams in the controversial elite competition. ...

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND -- FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called for respect and dialogue as he expressed the organization's strong disapproval of the proposed European breakaway league project, and has requested that the concerned parties consider their position in line with respecting the institutions that exist to protect the interest of national, European and global football. "FIFA is an organization which ...

YOUNG Filipino international basketball campaigner Kai Sotto has committed to play for the national team in key tournaments this year. -- FIBABy Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter KAI Sotto expressed his commitment to don the national colors in key tournaments this year. The young international basketball campaigner shared on Wednesday that he is looking forward to playing for Gilas ...

LOCAL volleyball star and Japan league player Jaja Santiago is among those invited to national team tryouts in Subic set for next week. -- JAPAN V. LEAGUETHE Philippine national volleyball team's preparation for the 2021 Southeast Asian Games goes into higher gear next week with tryouts set in Subic, Zambales. Organized by the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF), the tryouts ...

"THIS next fight is very important. It's an important juncture in my career," said Filipino MMA veteran and champion Eduard Folayang of his third fight with Japanese legend Shinya Aoki. -- ONE CHAMPIONSHIPFILIPINO mixed martial arts (MMA) champion Eduard "Landslide" Folayang will face Japanese legend Shinya Aoki for the third time in ONE Championship in a fight the Team Lakay ...

BROOKLYN Nets guard James Harden is out indefinitely after sustaining a setback during his rehabilitation from an injured right hamstring, the team announced. -- BROOKLYN NETS FACEBOOK PAGEBROOKLYN Nets guard James Harden is out indefinitely after sustaining a setback during his rehabilitation from an injured right hamstring, the team announced on Tuesday. "We're back to square one," Nets coach Steve ...

Asia's first Grandmaster Eugene Torre of the Philippines Eugene Torre of the Philippines was nominated for the World Chess Hall of Fame by the World Chess Federation (FIDE), becoming the first male from Asia to be given such an honor. Asia's first Grandmaster Torre, 69, joined Polish-Argentine GM Miguel Najdorf and GM Judit Polgar of Hungary as the 2020 nominees ...

FREEPIK (First of four parts) In the last two weeks, we questioned Microfinance's identity crisis in the developing countries in which it emerged, wherein the model has increasingly become market-driven to sustain itself, impacting its social mission. In tandem, however, Microfinance emerged in "rich" countries. Microfinance is characteristically seen as a substitute for weak financial institutions and flourishes where the ...

A COMMUNITY PANTRY set up along Maginhawa St., Quezon City, April 18. -- PHILIPPINE STAR/MICHAEL VARCAS Indeed, it has been a year of living dangerously for many of us. Joblessness, loss of income, rising food prices, and economic uncertainties have left us in the doldrums. We worry about dying from either a contagious and deadly virus, or from poverty and ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS MORE THAN 910 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given and the number is climbing daily. So far, though, the vast majority of those given a shot and targeted by campaigns have one thing in common: They're adults. That was the right place to start the world's largest vaccination drive, but it's not where we should ...

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