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Spanish league president Javier Tebas tears into FIFA
The 57-year-old official criticised the world governing body for becoming “competitors” as regards tournaments rather than mere “regulators” of the sport, as well as Real Madrid president Florentino Perez for discussing his own elite league idea without much thought for the distorting financial impact on the sport.
Under new coach, Barcelona show signs of their old magic in a 1-0 victory over Granada
Barca beat Granada 1-0 with a performance that epitomi...
Merger of Mohun Bagan and ATK can help Indian football achieve greater heights
While it is still not known if they will sport Bagan’s Green a...
The way it’s going, Rafa & Novak will win more than me: Federer
He didn't say this with a wistful sigh or a disappointed glance at the floor or a trace of regret. That's just the way he sees things at the moment. Entering the Australian Open, scheduled to begin Monday in Melbourne, Federer leads the list with 20 majors, followed by Nadal with 19, then Djokovic with 16.
FanCode to live stream I-League matches exclusively
“This partnership is in sync with FanCode’s focus to provide comprehensive sports access to underserved sports fans in India. With this partnership, we are sure to see an increase in the reach and popularity of the league by multiple-fold,” said Yannick Colaco, co-founder, FanCode.
A football decade, defined by characters
It is hard to think of a decade in which football has changed so much, so quickly, as the 2010s. There is plenty of material for all manner of nostalgic essays about how it all happened, and what it all meant: tactically, financially, off the field and on.
Sumit Nagal aims to break into top 100 to qualify for the Olympics, plans to stay an extra month to explore Japan
The young tennis player also shared his Davis Cup experience.
Record number of Foreign Ministers to attend India's premier foreign policy dialogue from January 14
The three-day event, co-hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and Observer Research Foundation, will also see the participation of many deputy foreign ministers, former Prime Ministers, former Presidents, national security advisors, military chiefs and other high level policy-makers, scholars and officials.
Divided in two: Liverpool to play two games in two continents in two days
For 72 hours, Liverpool will be a club divided in two: two games in two competitions on two continents in two days. It is a schedule that demands, in effect, two managers. It is not, of course, an even split — that Klopp is taking a full-strength squad to Qatar, leaving Critchley’s batch of hopefuls to face a battle-hardened Aston Villa.
So much for the love of sports: 41% Indians would rather lose their job than miss a historic match
42% Indian sports fans may even choose to miss their honeymoon for a big event.
FIFA World Cup qualifier, India vs Afghanistan: Astro turf, sub-zero conditions will make match tough, says India coach
India's football coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday conceded his team's winless streak in the World Cup qualifiers won't be easy to break in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The away fixture on November 14 is crucial for India to remain in the hunt in the World Cup qualifying. India are fourth spot in Group E with just two points after consecutive draws against Asian champions Qatar and Bangladesh.
No Russell, no Bravo as West Indies name ODI and T20 squad for India series
Russell, who played six games at the recently-concluded Abu Dhabi T10 league, didn't find a place despite being fit, while Bravo, who had earlier hinted of an international comeback, was also not considered. Star opener Chris Gayle was in contention but he decided to take "a break", making him unavailable.
Do or die: India needs a win over Oman
If India lose, they will trail Oman by nine points and they have only three matches — that offer a maximum of nine points — left to play in the second round of the qualifiers.
Meet Diego Forlan: An accidental footballer for whom success was slow in coming
Forlan is an anachronism in an age where precocity is celebrated, and prodigies, deified.
Trophy shelves, study table & peace: Sunil Chhetri's workspace reflects his need for an escape
The footballer said that drinking and snacking is a strict no-no in the office.
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