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Confederations Cup: Germany crush Mexico 4-1 in semis to set up title clash with Chile

World Champions Germany crushed Mexico 4-1 in the semifinal encounter to set up a title clash against Chile in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 30, 2017 11:55 AM

Maradona believes Messi better than Ronaldo, dubs Portuguese captain 'incredible player'

Argentinian football legend Maradona said that he considers fellow countryman compatriot Lionel Messi better than Portuguese striker to Cristiano Ronaldo nut hails Portugal captain an "incredible"...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 20, 2017 11:44 AM

No offer received for Cristiano Ronaldo, says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

According to Real Madrid club president Florentino Perez, there has been no interest from any club in star player Cristiano Ronaldo, who has threatened to leave Spain after running into problems with...

PTI | Jun 20, 2017 11:21 AM

Messi's hometown, old and childhood friends brace for celeb wedding

Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo, 29, on June 30, a week after the player's 30th birthday, in Latin America's celebrity wedding of the decade.

PTI | Jun 17, 2017 08:55 AM

Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri’s strike rate better than Ronaldo, Messi; goes past Rooney with 54 goals

The magnificent goal he scored against Kyrgyzstan in India’s 1-0 win in the 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers match in Bengaluru on June 13 has taken him past England striker Wayne Rooney (53 goals in 119...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 16, 2017 09:36 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo decides to leave Real Madrid, disgusted over tax evasion charges levied by Spanish authorities

Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to bid adieu to his current club Real Madrid, according to reports appearing in leading Portugal newspapers on Friday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 16, 2017 04:55 PM

All India Football Federation and Amity University signs MoU for development and promotion of football in India

The MoU focuses on innovation and execution of research projects and establishing a robust education system in areas of coaching and football administration.

PTI | Jun 15, 2017 02:28 PM

French football fans pay emotional tribute to UK attack victims ahead of France-England friendly at Paris

The victims of the recent terror attacks in the United Kingdom were paid an emotional tribute ahead of the friendly match with France in Paris on Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 14, 2017 01:01 PM

AFC Asian Cup Qualifier: Sunil Chhetri's lone strike helps India edge Kyrgyzstan 1-0 in hard fought encounter

In a crucial match, India defeated Kyrgyzstan 1-0 in their second qualifier for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup at Bengaluru’s Kanteerava Stadium on Tuesday.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 13, 2017 11:24 PM

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo accused of 14.7 mn euro tax evasion by Spanish authorities

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was on Tuesday was accused of evading taxes worth 14.7 million euro through offshore companies, the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 13, 2017 05:56 PM

AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Confident India lock horns with tough Kyrgyzstan at Kanteerava stadium, Bengaluru

India have come into the game after winning six official international matches on the trot, including a 2-0 victory over Nepal last week, and they will look to continue the momentum against their...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 13, 2017 03:16 PM

AIFF gives royal snub to Mohan Bagan, East Bengal; doesn't send out letters on proposed new club competition structure

The All India Football Federation gave a royal ignore to two heavyweights of Indian club football, Mohun Bagan and East Bengal by not sending out letters regarding the proposed new competition...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 13, 2017 01:48 PM

Indian Super League expanded to 10 teams, Bengaluru FC, Tata steel new entrants

The Indian Super League will be expanded to 10 teams this season with the organisers on Monday announcing two more franchises after a bidding process, with Bengaluru FC set to ply in the...

PTI | Jun 12, 2017 10:26 PM

Christiano Ronaldo becomes father to surrogate twins

Real Madrid and Portuguese star Christiano Ronaldo had his first son Cristiano Junior in June 2010 -- also reportedly with a surrogate mother, although he has never confirmed it.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 11, 2017 12:48 PM

Lionel Messi set to marry long time girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo on June 30 in Rosario

Ballon d' Or winner Lionel Messi discovered his love for football in the town Rosario. It's also the place where his and Antonella Rocuzzo's two children were baptized -Thiago, 4 and one-year-old...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 11, 2017 12:06 PM