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Brazilian star striker Neymar completes record 198 million pound transfer deal to Paris Saint-Germain

Brazilian soccer star Neymar's world record move to Paris Saint-Germain was completed on Thursday when the French club confirmed that the Barcelona striker had signed a five year-deal, earning him an...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 04, 2017 08:02 AM

Lionel Messi bids emotional farewell to Neymar ahead of Brazilian striker’s record transfer move to Paris St Germain

It was a charged up environment at Camp Nou after reports of Brazilian striker Neymar leaving Barcelona became quite the reality post the striker confirming his move to Paris Saint Germain.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 03, 2017 08:39 AM

Gerard Pique scores winning goal for Barcelona in El Clasico

Gerard Pique scored the winning goal for Barcelona against Real Madrid as El Clasico lived up to the expectation of the football fans. The match between Barcelona and Real Madrid turned out to be a...

PTI | Jul 30, 2017 12:22 PM

International Champions Cup: Neymar's lone goal powers Barcelona to 1-0 win over Manchester United

Brazilian striker Neymar hit the back of the net in the first half to help Barcelona secure a 1-0 victory over Manchester United today in an International Champions Cup friendly.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 27, 2017 11:15 AM

Stephen Constantine stresses on building team for future

India are scheduled to play Syria in their opening match of AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers on Wednesday. India's national coach, Stephen Constantine is currently in charge of the team.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 18, 2017 06:15 PM

8 dead, 60 injured due to stampede in Senegal football stadium

At least eight people were killed and sixty injured during Senegal’s football league cup final in Dakar, the sports minister said, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked...

PTI | Jul 16, 2017 08:01 AM

FIFA lifts ban on Sudan imposed due to govt's interference in sport

World football body FIFA has said that it had lifted a ban imposed on Sudan last week for government interference in the sport.

PTI | Jul 14, 2017 10:47 AM

Tax fraud sentence on Lionel Messi reduced to fine

A Spanish court on Friday replaced with fines the prison sentences handed down for tax fraud to Argentina's star striker Lionel Messi and his father.

PTI | Jul 08, 2017 09:48 AM

Indian Super League: Chennaiyin FC secure lucrative deals to retain Jeje Lalpekhlua, Karanjit Singh

Indian Super league franchise Chennaiyin FC have bolstered their squad for the upcoming season by retaining star striker Jeje Lalpekhlua and goalkeeper Karanjit Singh aftersuccessfully securing new...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 07, 2017 04:07 PM

FIFA Rankings: Indian football team climbs to 96th place, achieves best-ever spot in last two decades

The Indian football team rose to the 96th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, its best- ever in the last two decades and the second best overall.

PTI | Jul 06, 2017 03:59 PM

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the title

The reigning World Champions beat Chile 1-0 to win their maiden FIFA Confederations Cup title.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 03, 2017 08:16 AM

Portugal seals dramatic victory over Mexico in extra-time; clinches third place at Confederations Cup

Portugal earned a dramatic victory as they beat Mexico 2-1 to earn a third place at the Confederations Cup in Moscow. Adrien Silva scored an extra-time penalty to help Portugal overcome the Mexican...

News Nation Bureau | Jul 03, 2017 12:22 AM

Indian Super League: Bengaluru FC retain Sunil Chhetri, Udanta Singh till end of 2019-20 season

Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri and Udanta Singh shall be donning the Bengaluru FC jersey for the next three years till the end of 2019-20 season of the Indian Super League.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 01, 2017 10:21 AM

Lionel Messi marries Antonella Roccuzzo: Football stars gather for 'wedding of the century'

Football and showbiz stars gathered for to witness the wedding celebrations of football superstar Lionel Messi and his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo.

News Nation Bureau | Jul 01, 2017 09:23 AM

Lionel Messi to tie knot with childhood love Antonella Roccuzzo, 'first lady of football'

Celebrity magazines have dubbed brunette mother-of-two Antonella Roccuzzo "the first lady of football" -- her man, Lionel Messi, is widely considered the best player on the planet.

PTI | Jun 30, 2017 01:01 PM