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Watch: Riyad Mahrez tops the best goals list of Africa Cup of Nations 2019

Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedjah struck after 80 seconds of the start of the final to make it the fastest goal in Africa Cup of Nations final history.

Marcelo Bielsa: No World Cup, No European titles, still the best coach in the world

The reason for Marcelo Bielsa’s formidable reputation stems partly from his passion for the sport, a passion that is so far-reaching that it encompasses everything around the game, even life itself.

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World Cup-winning Megan Rapinoe won't visit White House, and has message for Trump

After winning the World Cup, one of team's star players has promised that she would stick to her promise of not visiting the White House, and even had a message for the US president.

Megan Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win

A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay, and technology saw the narratives fused in the final by the undisputed star of the tournament

FIFA Women's World Cup: Netherlands 'love' underdog status in World Cup final, says van de Donk

The Dutch side will take on the thrice champions in Sunday's title clash at Lyon and Van de Donk said her team will not be overawed by their more celebrated opponents.

Netherlands reach first Women's World Cup final, will face US

The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women's World Cup title after Jackie Groenen sealed a 1-0 victory over Sweden in extra time on Wednesday night

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Meet BallGai, the four-legged star ‘holding midfielder’ of Goa's Mardol village

“She was donated to the temple a few years ago and strays across the village. I see this as a sign. Maybe she is trying to tell the boys to stop playing with their mobile phones and come to the ground and play."

FIFA Women's World Cup: Megan Rapinoe's brace against France helps US advance to semis

A night which showed just how far the women's tournament has grown, with thousands of travelling American fans in a sell-out 45,000 crowd, ended in disappointment for the hosts.

Chennai City get I-League prize money after sending reminder to AIFF

The club made the announcement two days after reminding the All India Football Federation that they were yet to receive the prize money for becoming the I-League champions.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Inspired England outclass Norway to enter semi-finals

England got away with some sloppiness at the back early in the second half, but they ended strongly, putting aside all the talk of being out-run by the Scandinavians.

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50,000 attend Boca Juniors open training session before River Plate second leg

Boca Juniors' decision to hold an open training session ahead of their Copa Libertadores final against River Plate backfired on Thursday when authorities closed the ground for exceeding spectator limits.

Real Kashmir's stunning home in Srinagar

The TRC Football Ground in Srinagar is the newest addition to the list of venues for I-League matches.

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Somalia's first female soccer club score a breakthrough for gender equality

Mogadishu in Somalia has over one hundred private soccer fields that are hired out day and night to amateur male teams. Mohamed said many were off limits for her two teams of mainly 16-18-year-olds, who play for two hours every day at a cost of $14

Euro 2016: Germany on target against Ukraine, register 2-0 win

Germany, Poland, Croatia notch up wins on third day of Euro 2016.

Euro 2016: England, Russia share spoils; fans spoil Marseillie with violence

Violence continued in Marseille after the Russia-England match which ended in a draw.

France vs Romania: In Paris, a fairytale start to Euro 2016

Euro 2016 got underway in Paris on Friday and France won their first match against Romania.

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Zinedine Zidane arrives in Mumbai for promotional event

Zinedine Zidane was signed up as the brand ambassador of Indian reality developer, Kanakia Spaces.

Euro 2016: A chance for young players to shine on the big stage

Some of the top nations have included up-and-coming players in their squads for Euro 2016 tournament.

Real Madrid lift 11th UEFA Champions League title in Milan

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid on penalties in the Champions League final in Milan.

Premier League 2015-16 in memes, see pics

They say a good picture is worth a thousand words. Well, we decided to use both as we tried to sum up the amazing season that was 2015-16 in the English Premier League. In memes. Ten of them.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview: Which teams will face each other in the Quarterfinals?

After England defeated Colombia in the penalty shootouts, they cemented their spot in the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Which teams will face each other in the quarterfinals in Russia?

12th South Asian Games conclude

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.

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