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Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Social media companies did not appear to respond on their networks to the players' concerns despite widespread coverage and support from FIFA for the boycott.

Questions asked after PSG fluffs three attempts to win title

PSG has drawn once and lost twice, and let in their most goals over a three-game spell in more than 30 years.


Need to change the way women are treated in our culture, says Mohamed Salah

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, in an interview to Time magazine, stressed that women should be given a fair treatment in the Muslim world.

AFC Cup: Chennaiyin FC notch up maiden win, beat Nepal's Manang Marshyangdi 2-0

The match at the TransStadia Arena also saw the former Indian Super League champions scoring their first goal of the AFC Cup after their goal-less stalemate against I-League side Minerva Punjab in their opening Group E match here.

Donny Van de Beek goal stirs memories of stricken former team mate for Ajax

The time of Tuesday's equaliser for Ajax in the second leg of their quarter-final tie was the same as the number Abdelhak Nouri wore on his Ajax shirt in his 15 appearances in his debut 2016-17 season.

On the ball: Meet Chandigarh girls dedicated to the game of football

The city has a batch of young girls dedicated to the game of football. SUMEDHA SHARMA hits the field with them.


La Liga conducts training for Indian coaches

Spain's premier football league, LaLiga, conducted a three-day training workshop 'Train the Trainer' for Indian coaches from April 13 to 15th here.

AIFF's Technical Committee mulls over salary factor of high-profile coach applicants

The salary of high-profile applicants was a major issue of deliberation in the first meeting of AIFF's Technical Committee, which on Monday scrutinised around 40 candidates for the vacant post of the national team coach.

Football fan gets tattoo of QR code linked to highlights of Copa Libertadores final

A video shared on Twitter shows a person trying to scan the tattoo with his phone and it successfully directs the person to the match highlights.

Manchester United vs Barcelona Champions League Highlights: Barcelona take 1-0 lead from first leg

Manchester United vs Barcelona Highlights: Luis Suarez scored early in the first half and while Manchester United tested the Barcelona defence on a number of occasions in the second half

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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.


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.


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.