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Black activist killed in Colombia

 06/09/2017 - 07:28
Undated photo provided on June 8, 2017 showing Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes). EFE/Afrodes
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Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes), was murdered in Malambo, a city in the northern province of Atlantico. He was an activist who defended victims of the armed conflict.

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Undated photo provided on June 8, 2017 showing Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes). EFE/Afrodes

¡Más equipos, más diversidad y más unidad!

 06/06/2017 - 12:45
Adenilson Dos Santos y Andre Butra están emocionados pues su país natal, Brasil, estará participando en la Copa Internacional de la Unidad en Filadelfia. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.
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Cerca de cincuenta equipos se han inscrito para la segunda edición del torneo de fútbol que inicia el 8 de Septiembre.

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Adenilson Dos Santos y Andre Butra están emocionados pues su país natal, Brasil, estará participando en la Copa Internacional de la Unidad en Filadelfia. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

More Teams, More Diversity, More Unity!

 06/05/2017 - 17:12
Adenilson Dos Santos and Andre Butra are excited that their home country of Brazil will be participating in the Philadelphia International Unity Cup.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Close to fifty teams have signed up for the second year of this soccer tournament which begins September 8th

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Adenilson Dos Santos and Andre Butra are excited that their home country of Brazil will be participating in the Philadelphia International Unity Cup.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: Christian Pulisic: Campeón de la Copa Alemana

 06/02/2017 - 15:03
Slobodan Medojevic (I) de Frankfurt en acción contra el Christian Pulisic (D) de Dortmund durante la final de la Copa DFB alemana entre el Eintracht Frankfurt y el Borussia Dortmund en el Estadio Olímpico de Berlín, Alemania. EFE
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Lo recuerdo muy bien. Fue en Dortmund, el último martes de septiembre durante una noche clásica de Champions League en la que el Borussia local recibía al Real Madrid, campeón de la competición. Christian Pulisic nos dejó a todos boquiabiertos. Salió del banquillo cuando quedaban solo 17 minutos, sustituyendo a Ousmane Dembélé, y volvió loco el partido. 

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Slobodan Medojevic (I) de Frankfurt en acción contra el Christian Pulisic (D) de Dortmund durante la final de la Copa DFB alemana entre el Eintracht Frankfurt y el Borussia Dortmund en el Estadio Olímpico de Berlín, Alemania. EFE

Soccer Injury Derails Spiritual Learning And Development

 06/02/2017 - 14:25
Pastor Jorge, shown after his surgery on his right ankle, has been a junior pastor for several years.  Photo: Oksana Ponomarova/ AL DIA News
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Junior Pastor and youth leader Jorge Garcia is an intricate part of the his Ministry. His spiritual leadership is sorely missed. 

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:30am
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Pastor Jorge, shown after his surgery on his right ankle, has been a junior pastor for several years.  Photo: Oksana Ponomarova/ AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: Mbappé: present of Monaco and future of France

 05/19/2017 - 15:59
Kylian Mbappé who was born on December the 20th of 1988 showed his great speed and ability to score in the Under-19 European Cup held in Germany in 2016. Monaco’s striker led France to the championship, scoring five goals in five contests. EFE
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No European soccer player has improved in one year as much as French forward Kylian Mbappé (l), who was born in Paris less than 20 years ago. The young striker has led Monaco to its best season ever. 

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Kylian Mbappé who was born on December the 20th of 1988 showed his great speed and ability to score in the Under-19 European Cup held in Germany in 2016. Monaco’s striker led France to the championship, scoring five goals in five contests. EFE

[OP-ED]: All Spain has fallen in love with midfielder Isco

 05/12/2017 - 12:33
Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcón celebrates his goal, first of the team against Atletico Madrid, during the return leg of the Champions League semifinals. EFE
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Nobody doubts the skill level of Francisco Alarcón “Isco” since he was selected in 2012 as the Golden Boy: Europe’s top Under 21 soccer player. Despite being born in Benalmádena in Málaga, the finesse midfielder was developed in Valencia’s farm system, but the club let him go back to his native province not wanting to renew his contract in 2011.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 12:15pm
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Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcón celebrates his goal, first of the team against Atletico Madrid, during the return leg of the Champions League semifinals. EFE

[OP-ED]: Paulo Dybala: The Emerging Argentinean Jewel

 05/05/2017 - 15:13
Juventus player Paulo Dybala (l) fights the ball with Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko (r) during a game for one of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals between Monaco and Juventus at the Luis II stadium of Monaco (Monaco). EFE
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There is no doubt. In Argentina, just by looking at the qualifying South American standings for the 2018 Russia World Cup people get nervous. The white and light blue squad ranks fifth with 22 points behind Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Chile.

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Juventus player Paulo Dybala (l) fights the ball with Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko (r) during a game for one of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals between Monaco and Juventus at the Luis II stadium of Monaco (Monaco). EFE

[OP-ED]: Paulo Dybala: La Emergente Joya Argentina

 05/05/2017 - 15:09
El jugador de Juventus Paulo Dybala (i) disputa el balón con Tiemoue Bakayoko (d), del Mónaco, durante un el partido por una de las semifinales de la Liga de Campeones de la UEFA entre el Mónaco y Juventus, en el estadio Luis II de Mónaco (Mónaco). EFE
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No cabe duda que, en Argentina, el solo contemplar la tabla de los partidos clasificatorios sudamericanos para el Mundial de Rusia 2018 genera cierto nerviosismo. Y no es para menos, la albiceleste se encuentra en la quinta posición, con 22 puntos, por detrás de Brasil, Colombia, Uruguay y Chile. 

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El jugador de Juventus Paulo Dybala (i) disputa el balón con Tiemoue Bakayoko (d), del Mónaco, durante un el partido por una de las semifinales de la Liga de Campeones de la UEFA entre el Mónaco y Juventus, en el estadio Luis II de Mónaco (Mónaco). EFE

Lionel Messi's 500th Barcelona Goal Earns El Clasico Win vs. Real Madrid

 04/24/2017 - 02:43
FC Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi jubilates the 3-2-victory against Real Madrid during the Liga Primera Division 33rd round match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, 23 April 2017. EPA/Juan Carlos Hidalgo

Leo Messi led Barcelona to a desperately needed 3-2 away victory in its "El Clasico" matchup on Sunday against Real Madrid, scoring the winning goal in extra time and keeping the team"s title hopes alive.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:30am
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FC Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi jubilates the 3-2-victory against Real Madrid during the Liga Primera Division 33rd round match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, 23 April 2017. EPA/Juan Carlos Hidalgo