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  • FIFA bans AIFF: Timeline of how Indian football faced ultimate embarrassment Aug 16, 2022 12:56 PM IST

    FIFA bans AIFF: Timeline of how Indian football faced ultimate embarrassment

    The case that was pending since 2017, allowed him to extend his term while refusing to hold elections till the issue of a new constitution was settled by the top court. Patel violated all principles of good governance for multiple years.

  • FIFA suspends All India Football Federation due to third-party influence Aug 16, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    FIFA suspends All India Football Federation due to third-party influence

    The suspension also means that the Under-17 women's World Cup, which was scheduled to take place in India from Oct. 11-30, cannot be held in the country as planned.

  • Watch: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's football dribble at Mohun Bagan event Aug 11, 2022 07:59 AM IST

    Watch: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's football dribble at Mohun Bagan event

    Mamata Banerjee said that she played football "100 times a day" and it kept her fit.

  • All or Nothing – Arsenal: A show for supporters of the EPL football club, it takes a long route Aug 04, 2022 01:20 PM IST

    All or Nothing – Arsenal: A show for supporters of the EPL football club, it takes a long route

    Amazon Prime Video’s latest in the docu-series on English football clubs has its moments, but they are too few and far between.

  • FIFA wants 25% eminent player representation in AIFF's executive committee Jul 26, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    FIFA wants 25% eminent player representation in AIFF's executive committee

    The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators, which is running the sport in the country, had sent the final draft constitution to FIFA on July 13.

  • Manchester City complete signing of Erling Haaland Jun 13, 2022 03:23 PM IST

    Manchester City complete signing of Erling Haaland

    Manchester City have completed the signing of Norway striker Erling Haaland from Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund on a five-year contract, the Premier League champions said on Monday.

  • Rape lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo dismissed by US judge Jun 12, 2022 11:53 AM IST

    Rape lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo dismissed by US judge

    Judge Jennifer Dorsey decided that the repeated use of illicitly obtained confidential documents by the complainant's lawyers meant the case had to be dismissed "with prejudice" -- meaning it cannot be revived.

  • India qualify for FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 for first time ever Jun 11, 2022 09:01 PM IST

    India qualify for FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 for first time ever

    India finished third in its zone, narrowly missing out on a place in the FIFAe Nations playoffs 2021 and ended the season with a global ranking of 22 and finished above heavyweights such as Italy, Argentina and Spain in the 2021 rankings.

  • Israelis to be allowed into Qatar for World Cup, officials say Jun 09, 2022 10:59 PM IST

    Israelis to be allowed into Qatar for World Cup, officials say

    Israelis will be able to attend World Cup games in Qatar in 2022, according to Israeli ministers, who said the decision would open "a new door" to a country with which Israel has no formal diplomatic relations.

  • Former footballers purchase land in Sports Metaverse; here's a look at some big virtual land deals Jun 02, 2022 07:24 PM IST

    Former footballers purchase land in Sports Metaverse; here's a look at some big virtual land deals

    Former English football players Shaun Wright Phillips and Jordan Stewart have purchased land in the Sports Metaverse, a digital world devoted entirely to sports. Philips will use his land for events and to display his non-fungible tokens

  • Former football players purchase land in Sports Metaverse Jun 02, 2022 01:33 PM IST

    Former football players purchase land in Sports Metaverse

    In the metaverse where possibilities are endless, investors see the potential to rent a virtual space for parties with sports stars, private lodges to view sporting events in virtual reality stadiums, or offer key brands a space for sponsorship appearances

  • French World Cup winner Paul Pogba to leave Manchester United Jun 01, 2022 05:39 PM IST

    French World Cup winner Paul Pogba to leave Manchester United

    The 29-year-old's departure at the end of his contract will see United recoup none of the then record £89 million ($112 million) he cost them when they bought him from Juventus in 2016.

  • France blames 'massive' ticket fraud for Champions League final fiasco May 30, 2022 07:11 PM IST

    France blames 'massive' ticket fraud for Champions League final fiasco

    The French government has faced a barrage of criticism from press and politicians in Britain over police handling of the match on Saturday, which saw thousands of Liverpool fans with tickets struggling to enter.

  • FIFA World Cup 2022 | A look at Qatar's eight World Cup stadiums May 20, 2022 02:39 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2022 | A look at Qatar's eight World Cup stadiums

    Six months to go for the World Cup, Qatar has its stadiums ready. Qatar has become almost a byword for scorching heat but some fans will still take a sweater to the stadiums because of state-of-the-art air conditioning that its mastermind says will become the norm for mega sports events. Seven of the eight stadiums are air-conditioned. Here's a look at the stadiums that will host 2022 World Cup matches from November 21 to December 18.

  • FIFA Picks First Female Officials for Men’s World Cup May 19, 2022 10:04 PM IST

    FIFA Picks First Female Officials for Men’s World Cup

    FIFA on Thursday named three women among the 36 referees chosen to officiate at the event and three more in the group of assistants that will run the line at the monthlong tournament.

  • Indian football suffering due to paucity of good coaches at grassroots: Kerala’s Santosh Trophy winning coach May 14, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    Indian football suffering due to paucity of good coaches at grassroots: Kerala’s Santosh Trophy winning coach

    Bino George says footballers are missing out on technical skills when they are 11-12 years old, which he considers the golden age for learning the basics of good passing, shooting, control, and trapping.

  • Liverpool slip in title race after being held to a draw by Spurs at Anfield May 08, 2022 04:00 PM IST

    Liverpool slip in title race after being held to a draw by Spurs at Anfield

    Although Liverpool are at the top pf the table, a victory for City against Newcastle will see pull three points ahead of Liverpool.

  • UEFA removes more Russian soccer teams from its competitions May 02, 2022 10:40 PM IST

    UEFA removes more Russian soccer teams from its competitions

    It's the latest round of sanctions during Russia's war on Ukraine after FIFA and UEFA previously suspended Russian national and club teams in February.

  • Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe Bids $5.3 Billion for Chelsea FC Apr 29, 2022 10:22 PM IST

    Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe Bids $5.3 Billion for Chelsea FC

    Of the bidders, Jim Ratcliffe would appear to be the closest approximation to Abramovich for Chelsea fans used to having their team bankrolled by a single wealthy investor.

  • What is happening to human rights in the so-called largest democracy, Mesut Ozil asks as he prays for Muslims in India Apr 28, 2022 01:00 PM IST

    What is happening to human rights in the so-called largest democracy, Mesut Ozil asks as he prays for Muslims in India

    On the holy night of Lailat al-Qadr, the footballer prayed for safety and well-being of the Muslim brothers and sisters in India.

  • Liverpool close gap on City with 2-0 win over Everton Apr 24, 2022 11:39 PM IST

    Liverpool close gap on City with 2-0 win over Everton

    Liverpool continue to breather down Manchester City's neck with just a solitary point being the difference between the two sides.

  • Top four 'gone' for Manchester United as Arsenal take control Apr 23, 2022 08:32 PM IST

    Top four 'gone' for Manchester United as Arsenal take control

    Sixth-placed United are six points adrift of the top four and could miss out on European football completely for only the second time since 1990.

  • ‘Your pain is our pain’: Condolences pour in for Cristiano Ronaldo, partner Georgina Rodriguez after death of baby boy Apr 19, 2022 08:21 AM IST

    ‘Your pain is our pain’: Condolences pour in for Cristiano Ronaldo, partner Georgina Rodriguez after death of baby boy

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez were expecting twins. They said in a joint statement that the birth of their baby girl was giving them hope in the time of grief.

  • “Even if you don’t necessarily support Man City, you watch them for the way they play”: Shaun Wright-Phillips Apr 16, 2022 06:39 PM IST

    “Even if you don’t necessarily support Man City, you watch them for the way they play”: Shaun Wright-Phillips

  • Premier League: Still advantage City as Liverpool continue playing catch-up Apr 12, 2022 04:04 PM IST

    Premier League: Still advantage City as Liverpool continue playing catch-up

    A 2-2 draw between England’s preeminent rivals for the second time this season left City still a point ahead at the top of the standings on Sunday.

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