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‘Ronaldo of knees’: Surgeon saves football careers

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY LEVI FERNANDES - Doctor Jose Carlos Noronha smiles as he leaves the operating room after performing a surgery at the Trindade hospital in Porto on March 24, 2014. Renowned as the "Ronaldo of knees", pioneering Portuguese surgeon Jose Carlos Noronha is saving the careers of top world football players who feel the dreaded, career-threatening crack of a torn ligament.  AFP

Renowned as the “Ronaldo of knees”, pioneering Portuguese surgeon Jose Carlos Noronha is saving the careers of top world football players who feel the dreaded, career-threatening crack of a torn ligament.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Love, sex and football: A Brazilian extravaganza awaits

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Calling all football lovers …and lovers. June 12, Brazil. Put it in your diary.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The reign of Rodrigo Santoro

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RODRIGO Santoro as Xerxes in “300: Rise of an Empire”

It was one of the more striking transformations in any personal filmography. In the 2003 ensemble film “Love Actually,” Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro played Karl, a handsome, sweetly shy tech guy in the early stages of an office romance with Laura Linney’s Sarah. Then, in a truly astonishing change, Santoro was unrecognizable but utterly unforgettable as the grotesquely pierced, inhumanly tall, power-mad god king Xerxes in the kinetic historical action epic “300.”

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Canon supports young football players

OFFICIAL imaging partner of Pilipinas Dragons. Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc. (CMPI) chronicles the Pilipinas Dragons’ journey to
transform the Philippines into a great football-playing nation. Formed in 2013, the Pilipinas Dragons, also known as the Sports Confederation
of Pilipinas Football, is a group of 30 boys, mostly born in 2000, who are the best varsity players from top programs in the National Capital
Region. Canon takes well-produced images to raise awareness for football and encourage the youth to engage in worthwhile activities.
“This is one avenue where we can promote values formation, among which are good sportsmanship, discipline, perseverance and
achievement of dreams,” said Alan Chng, president and CEO of CMPI.

Canon, a leading brand in imaging solutions, is providing support to the next generation of Philippine football players.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Oh, what a thrill!

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REBEKAH Reyes, former blue booters Eric Figueroa and Val Calvo, and Jireh Eguia

It’s always thrilling to watch games in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) between perennial rivals Ateneo and La Salle. These matches are intensified as fans enter the picture.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Better late than never

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THE AUTHOR with Manchester United managing director for Asia Pacific Jamie
Reigle

Twenty-time Premier League champions, 11-time FA Cup winners, the fourth richest football club in the world in 2013 and the second most valuable football club in 2013. These are just some of the many awards that English football club Manchester United has amassed over the years. With such a decorated history, Manchester United, or The Red Devils as supporters call the club, has become one of the most prestigious football teams worldwide.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Understanding life through sports

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An MVP title holder of the De La Salle-College of St. Benilde swimming team, Miguel starts his day with a hearty breakfast at the crack of dawn at 3:30. He then goes to training from 5 to 7:30 a.m. As a swimmer, he is driven by the thrill of wanting to beat the competition. He knows he can achieve this through hard work and perseverance. His main goal is to keep putting his school on top. “A gold isn’t an overnight prize, every medal is a reward for the amount of work you put into your training everyday,” Miguel says.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Leveling the (football) playing field

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FANS cheering for the UP team

College basketball, and recently, volleyball, have been enjoying immense popularity in the Philippines, thanks to the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP).

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

For the love of football

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ON MICHAEL, statement tee and indigo skinny jeans, CottonOn

Football? It’s everything. Football isn’t something I do, it’s who I am. I just feel closer to my soul when I play.” For 19-year-old Michael Yuvienco, goalkeeper of the San Beda College football team, the sport isn’t just a pastime—it’s a way of life.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chilean ambassador brings street football to Caloocan kids

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CHILE Ambassador Roberto Mayorga and US Ambassador Harry Thomas visit kids from the San Pedro Calungsod School in Caloocan. Photo by PJ Enriquez

It’s a nice cool morning when I arrive in Barangay 138 in Caloocan City. Nothing really seems out of the ordinary, except for the fact that the street is blocked on both ends to make way for kids playing street football.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

This Azkal is passionate about football, cause-oriented men’s grooming products


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DARREN Heartmann

For a British-Filipino who just moved in from the United Kingdom a few years ago, Darren Heartmann has settled in quite fast.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

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