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U-17 WC will aid in developing strong national team: Lyngdoh

football      New Delhi : National team midfielder Eugeneson Lyngdoh feels hosting the U-17 FIFA World Cup later this year will provide Indian football a much-needed fillip and will aid [...]

January 4th, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ex-FIFA chief Blatter set to learn ban appeal

Sepp BlatterZurich : Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will learn on Monday whether his appeal against a six-year ban from football has been successful, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) [...]

December 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held from Oct 6-28

football      Kolkata : India will stage the Under-17 football World Cup from October 6 to 28 next year, the sport’s world governing body FIFA announced today while ratifying Kolkata [...]

October 25th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports | Read More »

Gurpreet named captain for India’s game against Puerto Rico

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu      Mumbai : India’s national football coach Stephen Constantine today anointed towering goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu as captain for tomorrow’s international friendly against higher-ranked Puerto Rico at the suburban [...]

September 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports,Uncategorized | Read More »

Barcelona’s Messi sentenced to 21 months for tax fraud

AP6_27_2016_000018BBarcelona : A court in Spain today sentenced Barcelona’s star striker Lionel Messi and his father to 21 months in jail for tax fraud and slapped them with a fine [...]

July 6th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

Platini in court for make-or-break hearing

AP10_8_2015_000204BParis : Michel Platini, the suspended UEFA chief, arrived today at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the Swiss city of Lausanne to appeal his six-year FIFA ban for [...]

April 29th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

2017 FIFA U-17 WC can bring football revolution: official

footballNew Delhi : Buoyed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s support to the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in the country next year, Tournament Director Javier Ceppi today said [...]

April 20th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ex Costa Rican Borges to coach Mumbai City FC

Costa Rican head coach Alexandre GuimaraMumbai : Former Costa Rican midfielder Alexandre Henrique Borges Guimaraes would be the head coach of ISL outfit, Mumbai City FC, for the third season of the franchise-based football league. [...]

April 19th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports | Read More »

FIFA calls proposed Futsal League as unauthorised

football Mumbai : Expressing concerns over the proposed Premier Futsal league, announced yesterday with great fanfare here by former Portugal football star Luis Figo, world governing football body FIFA has shot [...]

April 6th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports | Read More »

Panama Papers: huge tax leak outs Putin aides, world leaders

Vladimir Putin     Paris : A massive leak of 11.5 million tax documents has exposed the secret offshore dealings of aides to Russian president Vladimir Putin, world leaders and celebrities including [...]

April 4th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »