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CRAIGE: Portugal Captures Elusive First Euro Cup Title

CRAIGE: Portugal Captures Elusive First Euro Cup Title

After 12 long years of coming close but always falling just short, Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo can finally add another achievement to his long list of accolades: European champion. Portugal was finally able to get its captain one of the international championships that he had so desperately been craving, giving[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Messi Retires in Aftermath of Copa Final Loss

CRAIGE: Messi Retires in Aftermath of Copa Final Loss

While our number of soccer games to watch has sadly dwindled rapidly the past few weeks, it is still exciting, as the quality of the games has increased. One of the tournaments, the Copa América, has already ended. The centennial of the tournament, it was definitely a special one as[Read More…]

by July 1, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: U.S. Looks to Shine in Copa América Semifinal

CRAIGE: U.S. Looks to Shine in Copa América Semifinal

The fact that this year is the centennial of the Copa América tournament guarantees that it would be a special one, regardless of what happened. Now that the semifinals are about to get underway, it is clear that this is more special than any Copa América we could have imagined.[Read More…]

by June 21, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: JULIA HENNRIKUS/THE HOYA

The Year in Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL Freshman forward Isaac Copeland sank a game-winning three-pointer to defeat Butler 61-59 on January 17, setting off a raucous celebration. The men’s basketball team reached the round of 32 in the NCAA tournament.   MEN’S SOCCER Sophomore defender Joshua Yaro anchored the defense of the team, which reached[Read More…]

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Argentina captain and FC Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi drew supporters of all ages to Georgetown last week, where the Argentinian national team prepared for a friendly.

From Camp Nou to Shaw: Messi at GU

Shaw Field, home of the Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams, got a taste of the international spotlight last week when it hosted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina national soccer team. For a still undisclosed fee, the team used Georgetown’s facilities Tuesday through Thursday generally during the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

The Real Ronaldo Is More Than Meets the Eye

If you showed pictures of professional athletes to people around the world, you would be hard-pressed to find a face more recognizable than Cristiano Ronaldo’s. His good looks, blazing speed and talents with a soccer ball have been on display from such an early age that it’s easy to forget[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Sports