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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 »

Goel talks about ‘Mission 11 Million’ ahead of U-17 WC

football New Delhi : With less than a year to go for the U-17 FIFA World Cup, Sports Minister Vijay Goel says the ‘Mission 11 Million’ aims to train 11 million [...]

October 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports | Read More »

Gurpreet hails scouting programme for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu      New Delhi : National team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the first footballer from the country to play in an Europa League tie, has hailed the overseas scouting portal [...]

September 24th, 2016 | Posted in 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 »

Pravara girls win state-level U-17 football tournament

footballMumbai : Pravara Rural Education Society’s Pravara Kanya Vidya Mandir girls team has won the state level Subroto Cup for football in the under-17 category after beating Arya Vidya Mandir, [...]

August 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

FC Pune City rope in Narayan Das and Augustin Fernandes

footballPune : Indian Super League club FC Pune City strengthened their defence by signing left back Narayan Das and Goan centre back Augustin Fernandes for the 2016 edition of the [...]

July 13th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gurpreet makes Indian football history, plays in Europa League

footballNew Delhi : Gurpreet Singh Sandhu’s ground-breaking journey through uncharted territory reached the most important milestone as he became the first Indian footballer to play for the first team in [...]

July 1st, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports | Read More »

Messi retires as Chile stun Argentina in Copa America

AP6_25_2014_000218AEast Rutherford (New Jersey) : Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football here after Argentina crashed to defeat against Chile in the Copa America Centenario final. A crestfallen [...]

June 27th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports,Topnews | Read More »