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Wag Tales explained: How a few Instagram posts took two England strikers' wives to court

May 12, 2022 4:40 pm

Why are Wayne Rooney's wife Coleen Rooney and Jamie Vardy's wife Rebekah Vardy locked in a court battle, dubbed the Wagatha Christie case?

Auto driver’s dream turns real, his son is Kerala’s new football sensation

May 02, 2022 9:02 pm

Jesin is now the first player to score five goals as a substitute in Santosh Trophy history. He is also the new owner of the Kerala record for the most number of goals in a game in the tournament — previously held by Asif Saheer, who had scored four against Bihar in the 1999 edition.

Super agent Mino Raiola dies aged 54 after long illness

April 30, 2022 8:53 pm

Raiola died after a long illness, his family confirmed on Saturday. He had been undergoing treatment at Milan’s San Raffaele hospital, where he was visited by Zlatan Ibrahimović this week.

What happens when Santosh Trophy comes to a football-crazed Malappuram in Kerala?

May 03, 2022 4:14 pm

Life hits a pause, little ‘Ronaldo’ and ‘Messi’ accompany their grandfather to the stadium, and the beautiful game goes on long after the match ends. Before the final that Kerala won against West Bengal in penalties, after it ended 1-1 in regulation time, the two teams had met in a league game. It was a game that Kerala had 2-0. Sandip G was there to watch the game from the bleachers

Ralf Rangnick exposes Manchester United rebuilding task after Anfield misery

April 20, 2022 2:43 pm

That assessment was despite United conceding twice in the second half, just as it did before the break.

Preview: Man City aim to reclaim top spot, Real Madrid, PSG in action

April 20, 2022 12:23 pm

Here is a look at what’s happening in European football on Wednesday.

SEA teams upstage Korean clubs in Asian Champions League

April 19, 2022 11:35 am

Kim coached Ulsan Hyundai to its second Asian title in 2020.

New owner incoming, Chelsea into FA Cup final with Liverpool

April 18, 2022 11:31 am

Thomas Tuchel is now encouraging Loftus-Cheek to make such decisive contributions more often.

Punjab: Thiyam stars in Minerva Academy FC win in Dubai

April 13, 2022 5:56 am

Minerva Academy opened the scoring in the 13th minute in the final.

Chibuzor, Nigerian forward of 80s and Maidan favourite, dies

April 08, 2022 6:27 pm

With Chibuzor, Mohammedan Sporting also won the Kalinga Cup, beating Mohun Bagan, the Bordoloi Cup beating East Bengal, and finished runners-up in Sikkim's Governor's Gold Cup and Rovers Cup.

FOOTBALL PHOTOS

Tributes and protests: When football is more than just a game

June 24, 2020 8:54 pm

Since the start of football after three months of halt to control the spread of coronavirus, the top European leagues have been all about tributes to virus victims and taking a knee in support of 'Black Lives Matter' movement.

Pandemic turns Egyptian football player into a street vendor

May 27, 2020 4:05 pm

Professional football player Mahrous Mahmoud, who has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. heads to work in a crowded market in an Upper Egypt town.

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

November 24, 2018 11:46 am

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

November 24, 2018 7:49 am

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

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

October 05, 2018 8:02 am

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

June 13, 2016 12:54 pm

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

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

June 12, 2016 5:53 am

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

June 11, 2016 12:06 pm

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

Zinedine Zidane arrives in Mumbai for promotional event

June 10, 2016 3:26 pm

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

June 02, 2016 7:06 pm

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

FOOTBALL VIDEOS

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

June 22, 2020 6:24 pm

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

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

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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