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FIFA U-17 World Cup tickets to cost less than Rs 100, says meet director Javier Ceppi

It would be economical and definitely less than going to a movie, definitely less than watching other leagues. The idea is, you can watch a World Cup match in less than Rs 100.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 04:27 PM

Valencia stun Real Madrid 2-1 to open up title race in Spanish premier division soccer League

Two goals in the opening eight minutes from Simone Zaza and Fabian Orellana helped Valencia stun league leaders Real Madrid 2-1 and open up the title race in the La Liga.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 11:33 AM

Lionel Messi could not be happier than at Barcelona: Argentina soccer coach

Argentina soccer star Lionel Messi could not be happier than at Barcelona, and can crown his status as an all time great by winning the World Cup with Argentina, national coach Edgardo Bauza said.

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 10:57 AM

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Adidas becomes exclusive performance partner for Mission XI Million programme

Reaffirming the brand’s commitment to nurture and promote grassroots football in India, Mission XI Million is a significant avenue for adidas to reach out to the youth across India and propagate the...

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 11:53 PM

Barcelona woes: Gerard Pique says players right behind under-fire coach Luis Enrique

Under-fire Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has the total support of his players, influential central defender Gerard Pique has insisted.

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 10:31 AM

La Liga: Last-gasp Messi penalty rescues poor Barcelona against lowly Leganes

Messi opened the scoring for Barcelona after just four minutes, but Leganes enjoyed the better of the chances and levelled 19 minutes from time through Unai Lopez.

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 10:51 AM

Former Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Shibaji Banerjee passes away

Former Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Shibaji Banerjee passed away on Sunday at his Kolkata residence after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 07:19 AM

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola rules out Barcelona return

Enrique is out of contract at the Nou Camp at the end of the season, and the chances of him leaving have increased significantly after a calamitous 4-0 defeat away to Paris St-Germain in the Champions...

PTI | Feb 18, 2017 02:57 PM

Foreign managers don't value FA Cup: Jose Mourinho

United’s trip to Blackburn falls before the second leg of their Europa League last 32 tie against Saint-Etienne on Wednesday and next Sunday’s League Cup final against Southampton at Wembley.

PTI | Feb 18, 2017 10:28 AM

I am like Indiana Jones, says Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic compared himself to the action movie hero Indiana Jones after scoring his first hat-trick for Manchester United.

PTI | Feb 17, 2017 11:27 PM

FIFA says no 'true evidence' of brain injury risk

Acta Neuropathologica journal, looked at 14 retired footballers with dementia who started playing football and heading the ball in childhood or early teens.

PTI | Feb 17, 2017 11:50 AM

Real Madrid defeat Napoli in first leg of quarter finals of UCL

Benzema soon headed home an equaliser before Kroos and Casemiro fired home from outside the box early in the second half to give the holders a commanding lead ahead of the second leg on March 7.

PTI | Feb 16, 2017 11:14 AM

I-League: Fancied Mohun Bagan held by Mumbai FC

Fancied Mohun Bagan failed to close the gap on their traditional rivals East Bengal after being held to a goal-less draw by Mumbai FC, who scored their first point in seven matches, in the I-League on...

PTI | Feb 16, 2017 09:05 AM

Iranian women dressed as men barred from entering stadium

The two teams are the oldest and most famous in the country, and Esteghlal won Sunday's game 3-2. Women have been barred from sporting stadiums since the 1979 Islamic revolution.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 11:14 PM

Champions League | Barcelona vs PSG: Lucas jokes that way to stop Messi is to 'tie him up'

Messi is playing some of the best football of his career, though that seems to happen most seasons. If it is possible for a five-time Golden Ball winner to get even better, then Messi is finding a way...

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 08:41 PM