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October 22, 2017 8:05 am

Kidambi Srikanth will be up against a name that spans reverence across two generations as he chases his third Super Series title from four finals this year.

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October 22, 2017 8:01 am

When Iran attack, they suddenly switch from a 4-4-1-1 to 4-1-3-2 formation, where the link-up between the wingers, Mohammad Sardari and Mohammad Ghaderi, and forwards has been exceptional.

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October 22, 2017 8:00 am

Despite their 7-1 rout at the Belo Horizonte three years ago, Brazil still hold the bragging rights over Germany with 12 victories and five stalemates.

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October 22, 2017 7:58 am

Mali won 2-1 against Ghana to become the first team to enter the semifinals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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October 22, 2017 7:56 am

Rhian Brewster scores a hat-trick, and Morgan Gibbs adds another in 4-1 win over USA to seal semifinal spot

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October 22, 2017 8:11 am

Left-arm fast bowlers have been a thorn in India’s flesh in recent times, especially in the shorter formats.

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October 22, 2017 8:02 am

Just over a week after the ODI series against Australia ended, India will be playing New Zealand, a team which has not played a game since the Champions Trophy.

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October 21, 2017 10:56 am

Iran were busy simulating tackles during their practice sessions. They almost formed a line of three, one behind the other, and the defenders would have to deny the attacker from breaching them.

October 21, 2017 10:59 am

It’s Brazil versus Germany in the U-17 World Cup quarterfinals in Kolkata on Sunday and the match could go down to the wire.

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October 21, 2017 1:15 pm

Winner of two Super Series titles this season, Kidambi Srikanth had gone off the boil at the World Championships where Viktor Axelsen picked his maiden crown.

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October 21, 2017 11:30 am

Every year about 25,000 pre-teen footballers audition for Tom Vernon's academy. Gaurav Bhatt talks to the man who has shaped the careers of several Black Starlets, three of them will play the quarters against Mali

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October 21, 2017 11:53 am

The quarterfinal clash at Fatorda on Saturday will have England’s football team taking on the American soccer team.

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October 21, 2017 1:41 am

While youngsters from around the world vie for the U-17 World Cup, there is a constant and equal focus on academics to ensure they have a back-up career option.

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October 21, 2017 1:22 am

In an interview with The Indian Express, England U-17 team's Education and Welfare Officer, Kevin Batchelor, spoke about how the FA is putting emphasis on the young players’ education.

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October 20, 2017 8:03 am

Under fire for the poor performance against South Korea, India responded well against Malaysia.

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October 19, 2017 11:24 am

115 umpires, 62 match referees, 170 video analysts and 150 scorers are yet to receive their remuneration from BCCI.

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October 19, 2017 2:24 am

Brazil have won the U-17 World Cup thrice and are looking the standout side in this tournament.

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October 19, 2017 11:17 am

Brazil eased past Honduras in a night when Kochi turned out in numbers to watch them play one last time.

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October 19, 2017 11:01 am

The Ghanaians not only turned neutral Indian fans to cheer for Ghana but became mini-celebrities by the end of the evening.

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October 19, 2017 10:58 am

United States’ striker Timothy Weah, an R& B and jazz fan, has recorded six songs in a budding hip-hop career

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October 19, 2017 10:50 am

Against Japan, Curtis Anderson carried the excess baggage of England’s awful shootout record – 15 tie-breakers and 11 losses since 1990 across all age-groups.

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October 19, 2017 10:46 am

Two-time champions Ghana outplay fellow Africans with their blistering pace to enter the quarterfinals of FIFA U-17 World Cup

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October 18, 2017 7:50 am

It is common to find clubs named after European giants in Ghana's football league.

October 18, 2017 8:03 am

On paper, Brazil should get the better of the Central Americans but a match 16 years ago gives the underdogs hope for last 16 game

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October 18, 2017 8:06 am

Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will compete in nationals and may possibly be eyeing 2018 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games

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October 18, 2017 8:44 am

French flair came unstuck against Spanish tactical nous as late penalty sends European U-17 champions into quarterfinals of the World Cup.

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October 18, 2017 8:52 am

The Iranians, like they did in the group stage, got things going very quickly taking a 2-0 lead within the first 11 minutes of the match.

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October 18, 2017 8:49 am

Rhian Brewster, Callum Hudson Odoi, Foden, Anderson and Kirby converted from the spot for England after a goalless 90 minutes.

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October 17, 2017 4:38 pm

Penalty shootout is something where England teams across age groups, and all levels, are the most vulnerable.

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October 17, 2017 8:14 am

Real Madrid are reportedly willing to meet Alan’s buyout clause, which is $50 million, although he says he has heard nothing about it.

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October 17, 2017 7:46 am

Skipper Yuvraj Singh and Abhishek Sharma stitched together a sixth-wicket partnership of 59 runs to revive some hopes for the hosts but Yuvraj fell at an individual score of 42 runs off the bowling of Karnewar in the 54th over.

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October 17, 2017 7:50 am

England starlet Jadon Sancho has left the U-17 World Cup squad and has flown to Cyprus to join up his club, Borussia Dortmund, for their Champions League match against APOEL

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October 17, 2017 2:00 am

Kevin Lyttle’s dubbed soca single was followed by a few more popular English RnB hits in Spanish before the session ended with something more Mexican, some mariachi. 

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October 17, 2017 8:11 am

The India squad that featured in the FIFA U-17 World Cup had eight players from Manipur and nearly half of them are from either Minerva or Chandigarh Football Academy.

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October 17, 2017 8:25 am

Timothy Weah's hat-trick saw USA complete a 5-0 demolition of Paraguay and enter the quarterfinals for the first time in twelve years.

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October 17, 2017 1:32 am

Jann-Fiete Arp comes to the party with two goals as Germany step up in the knockouts, destroy Colombia to make the quarters