Bayern Munich downs RB Leipzig 3-0


Bayern Munich came out on top in the final of the German Cup here with a 3-0 win over RB Leipzig, with two goals by Robert Lewandowski and one by Kingsley Coman, which means the Bavarian club close the season with a league and cup double after having already won the Bundesliga championship. Saturday’s final

2022 World Cup to keep 32-team format: FIFA 2022 World Cup to keep 32-team format: FIFA

FIFA on Wednesday shrugged off any possibility of expansion from 32 to 48 teams at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.On January 10, 2017, FIFA Council unanimously decided in favour of expanding the FIFA World Cup to a 48-team competition as of the 2026 edition, which will be co-hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico,

Doru in Delhi to pick next India football coach Doru in Delhi to pick next India football coach

India’s newly-appointed Romanian Technical Director Isac Doru will be a part of the technical committee which will meet here in the capital on Thursday to interview four aspirants for the job of national football coach. “Doru arrived on Wednesday evening. He has been specially asked to come before the meeting so that he can participate

Cristiano Ronaldo injured as Portugal held by Serbia Cristiano Ronaldo injured as Portugal held by Serbia

Captain Cristiano Ronaldo left the field with a thigh injury as Portugal drew 1-1 against Serbia in an Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday. Ronaldo was replaced after 30 minutes in Lisbon as Fernando Santos’ reigning European champions drew for a second time in their opening two games of the campaign after they were held by

US women’s football team sue federation for discrimination

Gender discrimination suit:Twenty-eight members of the American women’s national football team has filed a suit against the US Soccer Federation (USSF) for gender discrimination, marking a new phase in a dispute that goes back years. The lawsuit, filed on Friday in the US District Court in Los Angeles, accuses the USSF of “institutionalised gender discrimination“,

‘Asian Cup has helped me become more confident as a footballer’

Asian Cup polish Subhasish Bose: India full-back Subhasish Bose feels the Asian Cup experience has helped him gain confidence and credits the high-profile tournament for his rich form for Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League. “After taking part in the Asian Cup, my confidence level has gone up,” Bose, 23, told IANS. Left-back

Messi leads Barca to 4-2 win over Sevilla in La Liga

Messi leads Barca: Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has notched his 50th career hat-trick and assisted on another goal in FC Barcelona’s 4-2 away win over Sevilla in the La Liga. Barcelona went down on the scoreboard on two different occasions, but a clinical Messi led his team back and made a big statement ahead of

Ronaldo Bench Atletico Frosinone
Ronaldo on bench as Juve warm up for Atletico against Frosinone

Cristiano Ronaldo is set for a rare start on the bench as Juventus host struggling Frosinone on Friday looking to pull 14 points clear in Serie A with an eye towards next week’s Champions League trip to Atletico Madrid. Portuguese star Ronaldo brought his tally to 20 goals for Juventus in all competitions last weekend

Bremen Dortmund German Cup
Bremen knock Dortmund out of German Cup

THE INITIAL NINETY MINUTES HAD A CLEAR SCRIPT WITH BREMEN DOING GOOD DEFENSIVE WORK AND DORTMUND WITH THE BALL Werder Bremen made it through to the quarter-finals of the German Cup, defeating Borussia Dortmund on home soil in a penalty shootout (2-4) after 120 minutes’ play ended in a 3-3 draw. Although Max Kruse was

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