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U-17 FIFA World Cup: MPs promote football at Parliament House

Union sports ministry had launched ‘Mission XI million’ to encourage children to play football and the approach is to work with school principals and sports teachers and encourage and incentivise...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 11:15 AM

Know why David Beckham is proud of his daughter

England's former football star David Beckham is so proud of his daughter and the reason behind it is that little girl is riding her bike by herself.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 27, 2017 06:24 PM

AFC Asian Cup qualifier: India aim for win in campaign opener against Myanmar

The Indian football team would look to start its AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers campaign on a winning note when it clashes against Myanmar in a tricky match in Yangon on Tuesday.

PTI | Mar 27, 2017 05:43 PM

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata to host summit clash; Semi-finals in Mumbai and Guwahati

Kolkata, New Delhi, Guwahati, Margao, Kochi and Navi Mumbai— which will host the tournament. Kolkata was the last port of call for the FIFA team.

PTI | Mar 27, 2017 05:08 PM

Bengal beat Goa 1-0, win Santosh Trophy 32nd time in a thrilling grand finale

Bengal has clinched their 32nd title after defeating Goa in the Santosh Trophy football tournament at GMC Athletic Stadium in Goa on Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 27, 2017 04:39 PM

2018 World Cup qualifiers: Germany, England on course for Russia, Netherlands sack coach Danny Blind

Germany and England won their respective qualifying matches to brighten their prospects of getting into the 2018 World Cup finals

PTI | Mar 27, 2017 01:41 PM

Santosh Trophy: 31-times title holders Bengal to lock horns against 6 times champions Goa in title clash

Bengal would look to add another piece of silverware to their already impressive 31 Santosh trophy titles when they lock horns with Goa in the summit clash on Sunday.

PTI | Mar 26, 2017 02:17 PM

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Bulgaria upset Netherlands 2-0, Ronaldo's strike powers Portugal to 3-0 win over Hungary

The Netherlands' hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals suffered a massive dent when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria.

PTI | Mar 26, 2017 11:54 AM

Argentina defeats Chile by 1-0 in World cup qualifier, Messi scores winning goal

Argentina defeated Chile by 1-0 in World Cup qualifying game on Friday at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 24, 2017 08:13 AM

Santosh Trophy: West Bengal clinches nail-biting penalty shootout against Mizoram to march into grand finale

West Bengal sailed into the finals of the 71st Santosh Trophy tournament after clinching a nail-biting sudden death 6-5 against Mizoram played out in Goa on Thursday.

PTI | Mar 23, 2017 07:22 PM

Lukas Podolski marks brilliant end to international career after netting stunning goal against England

German striker Lukas Podolski admitted he could not have asked for a better international farewell after netting the superb winner in the 1-0 friendly win over England.

PTI | Mar 23, 2017 12:58 PM

71st Santosh Trophy semifinals: Kerala to lock horns against Goa, Bengal to clash against Mizoram

Traditional football powerhouses Bengal, Mizoram, Kerala and Goa sealed their spots in the last four courtesy their impressive showing in the league stages which enabled them to secure the top two...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 23, 2017 11:24 AM

German football legend Lukas Podolski bids adieu to international soccer with thunderbolt strike to defeat England

Lukas Podolski earned his 130 th cap and gave a fairy-tale ending to his international career as Germany defeated England in an international friendly.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 23, 2017 09:16 AM

FIFA U-17 Football World Cup: Inspection team urges to speed up work at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

"The competition areas are partially done only and also the training sites, which are important for the players. They (organisers) have a very good plan and they are working according to the plan. So,...

PTI | Mar 22, 2017 08:19 PM

International football legends to visit India ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup

Football legends will be visiting India for promotional purposes in the lead-up to the U-17 World Cup, much like Diego Maradona and Pablo Aimar did for FIFA’s U-20 tournament draw in Korea recently.

PTI | Mar 22, 2017 07:31 PM