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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

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

Messi to miss Morocco friendly after injury on international return Madrid

Messi miss Morocco:Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup. Barcelona star Messi started the fixture following a self-imposed eight-month exile in which he missed six

‘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

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Hero MotoCorp Signs Virat Kohli As Brand Ambassador

Hero MotoCorp Ltd has announced that it has signed Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian National Cricket Team, as its brand ambassador. The company added that Kohli will feature in Hero’s ad campaign for the Xtreme 200R, which will be released on September 12. Coincidentally, it’s the same day the company has chosen to

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India to play ‘historic’ football friendly against China

All India Football Federation (AIFF) has confirmed that India’s senior football team will play a friendly match against China during the FIFA window of October 8 to October 16. Terming the occasion as ‘historic,’ AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said that it is an amazing opportunity for two of the fastest emerging football markets and it will help in reviving the neighbourhood

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Paris Saint-Germain reached in French Cup semifinal in Paris

Three-time defending champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) recorded their second straight 3-0 victory over Marseille in three days and secured a berth in the French Cup semifinals in ongoing UEFA Champions League in the Paris. PSG had won by the same margin in last weekend’s Ligue 1, but that was overshadowed by Neymar’s injury, Xinhua news agency reported.

Argentina will be stronger at World Cup: Messi

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 14 (IANS) Argentina will be a better team at the 2018 World Cup than the one that struggled during the South American qualifying tournament, according to Albiceleste captain Lionel Messi.The two-time World Cup champions avoided missing football’s biggest event for the first time since 1970 when a Messi hat-trick ensured a

Germany to open new National Team Academy

The German Football Association (DFB) announced on Friday that it has been given legal permission to build a new national training centre and academy in Frankfurt, which it hopes to open by 2021. After years of planning, the DFB will finally open the 150-million-euro ($176.5 million) complex in an attempt to keep up with other European

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Former Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl scores a goal for women’s football

Stone-pelter Kashmiri girl: Last year, Afshan Ashiq’s picture as an angry Kashmiri girl pelting stones at the J&K police got her into national media spotlight, more so after it was discovered that she was an avid footballer. Afshan now says that picture  not just turned around her sporting career but also helped introduce many young Kashmiri

Russia 2018 will be a good opportunity for us: Mexican forward Peralta

Mexico City, Nov 3 : Mexican forward Oribe Peralta said the next edition of the World Cup in Russia 2018 will be a good opportunity for his team to take a leap forward and progress to the quarter-finals for the first time since 1986.Peralta, who was part of the team in the 2014 World Cup

Kohli’s brand value pips Messi on Forbes list

New Delhi, Oct 27, India skipper Virat Kohli has pipped Argentina and Barcelona star footballer Lionel Messi in the Forbes list of most valuable brands among sportspersons. Led by Swiss tennis great Roger Federer, the top five in the list comprise American basketball star LeBron James, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, star Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo

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New champion on cards as England, Spain clash in U-17 final

Kolkata, Oct 27, U-17 World Cup New champion : A riveting contest is on the cards when England and Spain lock horns in the first-ever all- European summit clash of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup which will have a new champion tomorrow after a record-breaking tournament. After three weeks of high intensity and top quality

India is a football country now, says FIFA chief

Kolkata, Oct 26, “India is a football country now,” FIFA president Giani Infantino declared after arriving here to chair the FIFA Council meeting tomorrow and attend the U-17 World Cup final. Asked about the successful organistion of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the 47-year-old clad in a dark suit said: “Thank you very much all

Virat Kohli Performs Bhangra During Football Game

What did you like in Virat Kohli most his technique, his cover drive or his bhangra performance. Virat Kohli has seen so many times performing bhangra whether it’s Harbhajan Singh’s marriage function or Yuvraj Singh’s marriage function or a post-match party, it is impossible for him to not shake a leg at a bhangra track.His

Is Cricket really the reason for failures of other sports in India?

Harkamal Singh Bajwa In the world of sports, India is a country known for its love for the game of Cricket. Although, India has made its mark in many other sports as well but Cricket has always been the most loved sport in the country. Cricket is a game which brings Indian people together when

India announces 21-member squad

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India announces 21-member squad

The FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017 is being held in India for the first time, the 21-member Indian team has been announced for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, in which 8 players from Manipur and two NRI players are in team. The FIFA World Cup is being held for the first time in the country,

India thrash Palestine 3-0 in AFC U-16 Qualifiers

Indian U-16 football team scored three goals in the second half as they blanked Palestine 3-0 in the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 Qualifiers at the Halchowk Stadium here in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Givson opened the scoreline from an impeccable free-kick in the 51st minute. It was followed by a strike from Bekey in the 72nd

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Vinicius to become most Expensive Player

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Vinicius to become most Expensive Player

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Vinicius to become most Expensive Player. Wonder Kid Vinicius Junior selected for FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil’s national team is all set to become the most expensive footballer to compete in a competitive tournament in India. This spectacular 16-year-old player will see in the first FIFA tournament to be

India crowned Tri Nation-series champion

India crowned Tri Nation-series champion

India crowned Tri Nation-series champion. Despite being held to a 1-1 draw by St. Kitts & Nevis at the Mumbai Football Arena last night, India triumphed the Tri-Nation Football Series 2017 with one win and a draw in the tournament. St. Kitts & Nevis finished second with two consecutive draws.Jackichand Singh started on a promising note