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ISL: Chhangte's heroics help Delhi Dynamos beat FC Pune City, start season on winning note

Lallianzuala Chhangte found the back of the net and and set up another goal to help Delhi Dynamos beat FC Pune City 3-2 and start their Indian Super League season 4 campaign on a winning note on...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 23, 2017 08:13 AM

Sunil Chhetri, India football captain, set to marry girlfriend Sonam Bhattacharya on December 4

Sunil Chhetri and Sonam Bhattacharya's main wedding ceremony will take place on December 4 in Kolkata between Bengaluru’s away games against FC Goa and NorthEast United.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 22, 2017 06:10 AM

FIFA World Cup 2018: From defending champs Germany to debutants Panama, list of 32 nation qualified for showpiece event

All the 32 spots for the next year's FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia have been finalised on Thursday. The 2018 FIFA World Cup shall be witnessing a mix of the traditional powerhouses and debutants...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 16, 2017 02:13 PM

FIFA World Cup 2018: Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 in intercontinental playoff to secure last qualification spot

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday night to win a two-leg intercontinental playoff and earn the 32nd and last berth in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 16, 2017 01:12 PM

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India makes resounding comeback to hold Myanmar to 2-2 draw

The Indian soccer team made a resounding comeback to hold Mynamar to a 2-2 draw in the Asian Cup qualifying match played out at Margoa on Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Christian Eriksen's hat-trick powers Denmark to 5-1 win over Ireland in playoffs, secure 2018 World Cup berth

Christian Eriksen scored a stellar hat trick as Denmark secured a berth at next year’s World Cup with an comprehensive 5-1 victory over Ireland in the second leg playoffs played on Tuesday.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 15, 2017 11:40 AM

Indian Super League: Bengaluru FC names Rahul Dravid as ambassador for upcoming season

Indian Super League franchise Bengaluru FC on Tuesday announced former India captain Rahul Dravid as their ambassador for the upcoming ISL season.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 14, 2017 05:29 PM

Gianluigi Buffon bids adieu to international football after Italy misses World Cup qualification

One of international football's greatest goalkeepers Gianluigi Buffon bid farewell to international football on a low notes as his national team and four time World Champions Italy sensationally...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 14, 2017 11:19 AM

Croatia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup after clinching play-offs against Greece

Croatia secured a berth at the 2018 FIFA World Cup after holding Greece to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their play-off in Piraeus for a 4-1 win on aggregate.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 13, 2017 11:37 AM

Italy in danger of missing berth at 2018 FIFA World Cup after Sweden wins first play-off

Sweden inched closer to qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia after they edged past Italy 1-0 in the first-leg of the play-off at Stockholm , leaving the four-time champions in danger of...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 11, 2017 10:59 AM

AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers: India thrash Turkmenistan 3-0, end campaign on rousing note

The Indian team finished their AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers on a high as they blanked Turkmenistan 3-0. India, thus, ended the Qualifiers with four points from three matches.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 09, 2017 08:51 AM

World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo bids adieu to football after decades-long career

Italian midfield maestro Andrea Pirlo called time on his stellar international career which saw him winning the 2006 World Cup with Italy, two Champions League titles and six Serie A trophies.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 07, 2017 11:33 AM

AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers: India hold Yemen to goalless draw

India drew their second match with Yemen in the ongoing AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers. The Indian defence was very solid and goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh kept the Yemen attack at bay.

News Nation Bureau | Nov 07, 2017 08:02 AM

Alvaro Morata's superb header helps Chelsea beat Manchester United

Chelsea defeated Manchester United 1-0 in a Premier League match, courtesy Alvaro Morato's brilliant header. Chelsea, who have now lost just once to United at Stamford Bridge in 16 league games,...

News Nation Bureau | Nov 06, 2017 08:13 AM

AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers: India go down 0-5 to Saudi Arabia

The Indian U-19 football team suffered a crushing 0-5 loss to hosts Saudi Arabia in its opening match of Group D at the AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers here.

PTI | Nov 05, 2017 11:09 AM