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Manchester United appoints full-time counter-terrorism chief

Old Trafford is now subject to some of the most stringent security measures on match days with spectators searched at the turnstiles and cars also undergoing checks when they want to enter the car...

PTI | Jan 18, 2017 10:53 PM

China hopes to tie bids for Costa, Cavani

Chelsea striker Costa, Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani, Radamel Falcao at Monaco and Raul Jimenez at Benfica in their sights until the authorities imposed limits on foreign players and wages,...

PTI | Jan 17, 2017 11:38 PM

India's U-17 World Cup squad beaten by Iran

Indian U-17 World Cup team dominated the early minutes of the match and as early as the 8th minute Abhijit Sarkar failed to tap the ball home into an empty net after he latched onto a Komal cross.

PTI | Jan 17, 2017 09:14 PM

Barcelona's Neymar ranked as most valuable player in world

The Ballon d’Or and the recently-crowned Best Fifa Player is valued at 126.23 million euros. The list is calculated on an econometric model by the CIES Football Observatory research team from the...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 16, 2017 11:40 PM

Zlatan Ibrahimovic salvages valuable draw for Manchester United against Liverpool

In the first half, the game revolved around Paul Pogba. He missed United’s best chance at 0-0, dragging wide, before clumsily handling inside the area under no pressure.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 15, 2017 11:31 PM

India U-17 football team lose 1-2 to Estonia's U-18 side in Valentin Granatkin Memorial Cup

The India U-17 football team was handed a 1-2 defeat by Estonia's U-18 side in the Valentin Granatkin Memorial Cup in Moscow on Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 15, 2017 06:34 PM

Indian Super League team FC Goa, head coach Zico part ways after three seasons

Arthur Antunes Coimbra, famously known as Zico, has coached ISL team FC Goa for three seasons.

PTI | Jan 14, 2017 05:07 PM

Indian football team climbs to 129th spot in FIFA rankings, best ranking in over a decade

The Indian football team climbed to the 129th spot in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, achieving its best FIFA ranking in over a decade.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 12, 2017 05:48 PM

Chelsea get planning permission for Stamford Bridge rebuild

Chelsea has been given the green light for a multi-million-pound redevelopment of their Stamford Bridge stadium, the Premier League leaders revealed on Wednesday.

PTI | Jan 12, 2017 01:05 PM

Lionel Messi's free-kick magic helps Barcelona book semifinal berth in Copa Del Rey

Lionel Messi's continued his magic with free-kicks as he netted another goal with a magical free kick against Athletic Bilbao to help Barcelona secure a quarter-final berth in the Copa del Rey Cup

PTI | Jan 12, 2017 11:59 AM

Griezmann scores to help Atletico in Copa del Rey quarters

Griezmann scored for the first time in La Liga for three months in a 2-0 win at Eibar on Saturday, but the Frenchman is now on his best scoring run of the season as he tapped home Nicolas Gaitan’s...

PTI | Jan 11, 2017 11:03 AM

Atletico Nacional's Chapecoense gesture helps them win Fair Play prize at FIFA awards ceremony

Atletico Nacional collected the Fair Play prize at FIFA awards ceremony after the Colombian side requested Chapecoense receive the Copa Sudamericana title following a plane crash that decimated the...

PTI | Jan 10, 2017 10:13 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win maiden Fifa best player award

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to be named the world's best player at the inaugural Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 10, 2017 08:30 AM

Lionel Messi free-kick salvages Barcelona from defeat at Villarreal

Barcelona lost their opening game of the year at Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey on Thursday and now trail Real Madrid by five points having also played a game.

PTI | Jan 09, 2017 11:54 AM

Real Madrid star Ronaldo battles for Fifa world's best player award

Cristiano Ronaldo's achievements will almost certainly see him once again shut out longtime rival Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid’s French striker Antoine Griezmann for the FIFA award.

PTI | Jan 09, 2017 08:31 AM