India announces 23-member squad for AFC Asian Cup


India announces 23-member squad for AFC Asian Cup. Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine on Thursday announced the final 23-member squad for AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. “It was very important to keep on the continuity. It will be silly of me to completely change the way we do things. Most of these boys are

French Revolution hockey Paris Awaiting: French Revolution in hockey at Paris 2024

HOCKEY WORLD CUP 2018 They are certainly not as feted as the ‘Les Bleus’ but the French hockey team is expecting that a quarter-final berth will usher a new era going into the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. The 5-3 upset win over Olympic champions Argentina in the ongoing men’s World Cup has been the catalyst for a ‘French Revolution’ in an unchartered territory. Returning to the FIH World

Haryana beat Manipur to win junior football national championship

Junior football national championship: After a gruelling contest, it was Haryana who came through as the champions of the 2018-19 BC Roy Junior National Championships (Tier II), beating Manipur by a slender 1-0 margin in the final at Railways Ground, Rajkot on Wednesday. Despite being one of the lesser fancied team in the tournament in

Indian football team stranded ahead of International friendly Indian football team stranded ahead of International friendly

Indian football team stranded ahead of International friendly. Ahead of their first-ever football International friendly against Jordan, seven players and support staff of the Indian national team have been left stranded here at the Kuwait International Airport for over 32 hours due to heavy thunderstorm and rains.“Amidst torrential downpour along with lightning and thunder which

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo becomes most followed person on Instagram

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo becomes most followed person on Instagram. Ace footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has surpassed actor-singer Selena Gomez to become the most-followed person on Instagram. Ronaldo now has 144,338,650 followers to Gomez’s 144,321,029, reported US Weekly. This comes after Gomez’s self-imposed exile from social media. “As much as I am grateful for the voice that

German footballer Mesut Ozil wants to meet Bajirao
German footballer Mesut Ozil wants to meet Bajirao

German footballer Mesut Ozil wants to meet Bajirao. Mesut Ozil has expressed the desire to travel to India and meet his ‘friend’ Ranveer Singh, a Bollywood actor. Taking to his official Twitter handle, Ozil wrote, “I’d love to travel to India in the near future … and visit my friend @RanveerOfficial.”  The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ star

Lionel Messi to remain out of action for 3 weeks

Lionel Messi to remain out of action for 3 weeks. Messi will remain away from the field for a span of three weeks owing to a fractured arm. The FC Barcelona captain had to be substituted in the 26th minute of the match against Sevilla at Camp Nou after he fell in midfield and fractured

Sandesh Jhingan appointed as India captain for China friendly

Sandesh Jhingan appointed as India captain for China friendly. Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan has been appointed as the captain of the national football team for their upcoming international friendly match against China at the Suzhou Olympic on Saturday. Reflecting on the appointment, Indian head coach Stephen Constantine said that the footballer has got the right

Cristiano Ronaldo axed from Portugal national squad
Cristiano Ronaldo axed from Portugal national squad

Cristiano Ronaldo axed from Portugal national squad. Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s name was given amiss when Portugal coach Fernando Santos released the roster of the national squad for the upcoming fixtures against Poland and Scotland. The former Manchester United forward will not be featuring in either of the matches. The announcement will undoubtedly boost the

Cristiano Ronaldo axed from Portugal national squad
Ronaldo refutes “abominable crime” rape allegations

Ronaldo refutes “abominable crime” rape allegations.Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday “firmly” denied the rape allegations levelled on him by American woman Kathryn Mayorga, accusing the latter of “seeking to promote” herself via the controversy. Taking to his official Twitter handle, Ronaldo wrote, “I firmly deny the accusations being issued against me. Rape is an

Donald Trump meets FIFA President to discuss FIFA 2026
Donald Trump meets FIFA President to discuss FIFA 2026

Donald Trump meets FIFA President to discuss FIFA 2026. United States president Donald Trump on Tuesday met with International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) president Gianni Infantino at the White House to discuss FIFA World Cup 2026 which is to be held in the US. Trump asserted that hosting the World Cup is exciting and the vent will be very

AIFF appoints Floyd Pinto as Indian Arrow head coach
AIFF appoints Floyd Pinto as Indian Arrow head coach

AIFF appoints Floyd Pinto as Indian Arrow head coach. All India Football Federation on Wednesday appointed Floyd Pinto as the head coach of the Delhi-based Indian Arrow football club. The decision was taken unanimously at AIFF’s technical committee meeting, headed by the chairman of the committee, Shyam Thapa. Team director Abhishek Yadav apprised the committee

AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year
AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year

AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year. All India Football Federation (AIFF) named men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri as the ‘AIFF Player of the Year’ during an executive committee meeting here on Sunday. The 33-year-old played his first match for India in the under-20 team in 2004 and went on to become the

Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo
Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo

Not sad about leaving Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo. Star Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he is not sad about leaving the Real Madrid club and expressed gratitude towards Juventus for taking him into the team. “I’m not sad about leaving Real Madrid, this is a big club and with all due respect players

After Chanakya, Ajay Devgn to play football coach Syed Abdul Rahim
After Chanakya, Ajay Devgn to play football coach Syed Abdul Rahim

After Chanakya, Ajay Devgn to play football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Bollywood star Ajay Devgn is on a roll with his signing spree as the star is now all set to feature in the biopic on India’s legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Devgn, who is featuring in several films which will be released in

FIFA WC: Croatia reach final for first time, beat England 2-1
FIFA WC: Croatia reach final for first time, beat England 2-1

Moscow [Russia]: Croatia defeated England in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium by 2-1 in extra-time to reach their first-ever FIFA World Cup final. All credit goes to prolific goalscorer Mario Mandzukic for scoring the goal in the second period of extra-time. In the first five minutes of the game, Kieran Trippier gave England the lead with a

India U-16s play out 1-1 draw against Korea
India U-16s play out 1-1 draw against Korea

New Delhi – The Indian U-16 football team played out a 1-1 draw against DPR Korea U-16s in their last match of the four-nation Hua Shan Cup CFA International Youth Football Tournament in Wei Nan City, China today. In a drab first half, the Indian Colts had an opportunity to go ahead as early as

India U-16 football team concede 1-0 defeat to China
India U-16 football team concede 1-0 defeat to China

India U-16 football team concede 1-0 defeat to China. The Indian U-16 football national team suffered a 0-1 loss against the Chinese U-17 national team in the four-nation international tournament on Tuesday. Hosts China came out strong in the early minutes of the match, but the Indian defence line held them at bay. Goalkeeper Biaka

FIFA WC: Brazil beat Mexico to enter quarter-finals
FIFA WC: Brazil beat Mexico to enter quarter-finals

FIFA WC: Brazil beat Mexico to enter quarter-finals. Neymar’s strike and a late second goal from Roberto Firmino on Monday helped Brazil edge past Mexico 2-0 to book a spot in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup. While Brazil didn’t look in full form in the round of 16

FIFA WC: We played well, deserved more says Cristiano Ronaldo

FIFA WC: We played well, deserved more says Cristiano Ronaldo. Portugal captain and star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has said that his team played well in the FIFA World Cup and deserved something more out of the tournament. The comment came after Portuguese were knocked out of the World Cup by Uruguay in the eliminating round.“We