Taxing time for Ronaldo, and a World Cup horror

REAL Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has made a multi-million-euro offer to the Spanish Solicitor General’s office in bid to settle a court case against him for alleged tax fraud. According to sources, the Portuguese player has offered to accept a two-year jail term, which would be suspended, and to pay an 18.8m-euro fine. The case […]

Bouncing out of court

Basketball TXUS Vidorretta, Iberostar Tenerife’s returning coach, has plenty of work to do, as two of his prized overseas players have left the club. It means that quality replacements are top of his shopping list, even though Tai Odiase, 22, is the lesser blow, because the Nigerian American, who arrived last season from Chicago, struggled […]

Waterfall girls’ big splash! 

THE season’s first competition got underway, with two venues welcoming the First Division’s doubles players. Gaffers’ Terry and Joe, playing at home, beat all-comers, and, in the final pairing, were victorious against Dan and Tomo in a brilliant night of darts. Let’s hope Terry’s smile is still as broad on Wednesday morning. At Palms Pool […]

Vroom for Guimar speed

Motor rallying IT’S the 45th year of the Subida Mirador de Guimar rally race, and enthusiasm is as great as ever, with 70 cars ready to roar. Today (Friday) is about checking-in competitors’ cars at the Plaza de San Pedro holding area, so judges can ensure they all comply with race specifications. The brakes are […]

Good news from on high

MOSES went to his mountain to bring back some tablets, and CD Tenerife President Miguel Concepcion followed suit. He travelled to Mount Teide’s National Park to announce the new season-ticket rates. Even better, He also confirmed the first new signing of the summer. Iker Unbabarena, a 23-year-old midfielder, has been released by Bilbao Athletic from […]

Sign up for night run, as well as a sea swim

AS the sun goes down and the surfers dry their boards, 600 runners will be limbering up for this year’s Trail Nocturno run around El Medano. The event begins at 9pm on Saturday, 14th July, and those interested must sign up a week earlier, on 7th July. Everyone will run the same 12km distance, starting […]

Spain’s touch of Magic

Women’s Basketball PLANNING, as well as practice, makes perfect, and, with tickets going on sale this week, the Women’s World Basketball Championship moved another step nearer their Santa Cruz stage, between 22nd-30th September. The top 16 nations will converge on the Tenerife capital, and the Quico Cabrera Arena is undergoing a 1.4m-euro make-over. La Laguna’s […]

Trio keep flag flying

Basketball AS Iberostar Tenerife await the new season’s fixtures, not all their players are enjoying a well-earned rest. But they do not mind because international duty will be keeping a talented trio busy on other shores. Rodrigo San Miguel, Fran Vazquez, and Javi Beiran are with Spain’s national squad, aiming to qualify for the World […]

Sporting Adeje people earn a pat on the back

ADEJE Council’s Department of Sports has been involved in a number of team events in recent days, marking the end of its sporting season. Various individual athletes have also been invited and congratulated on a successful sporting year. Overall, during the year, more than 1,700 Adeje residents have competed in at least one of over 17 […]

They can’t bear Grizzly!

A CATCH-UP game victory by Pas O Nadas ‘A’ at The Pub sent them to the top of the league, Grizzly maintaining his form with a 120 finish, along with Pete’s 116 check-out. The home side also displayed their skill, with 12 tons in six legs. But Richard added to his 180 tally and had […]

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