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Manchester United manager Mourinho 'totally against' international friendlies

Mourinho expects to be without five first-team players against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, including the injured Paul Pogba and suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

PTI | Mar 30, 2017 11:11 AM

World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil qualifies for 2018, Messi-less Argentina crash

Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians means Brazil are all but guaranteed to extend their record of never failing to qualify for the World Cup by securing their place in Russia.

PTI | Mar 29, 2017 11:20 AM

Portugal airport to be named after Cristiano Ronaldo near his hometown Funchal

Ronaldo is expected to attend a ceremony at the airport outside his hometown of Funchal on Wednesday.

PTI | Mar 29, 2017 12:08 AM

FIFA suspends Lionel Messi for 4 matches; to miss qualifying games for Argentina

Messi will miss Argentina’s next South American qualifying game against Bolivia, scheduled for later Tuesday.

PTI | Mar 28, 2017 09:25 PM

AFC Asian Cup Qualifier: Sunil Chettri's late strike helps India clinch 1-0 victory against Mynmar in tournament opener

India are next scheduled to face Kyrgyzstan on June 13th.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 28, 2017 07:15 PM

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