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  • indian junior hockey eves face dutch challenge

    Indian junior hockey eves face Dutch challenge

    Hockey | Jul 18, 2015, 05:07 PM IST

    Breda (The Netherlands): The Indian women's junior hockey team is all set to face a tough challenge as it clashes with the Netherlands at the six-nation Volvo Invitational Under-21 Tournament here on Sunday.The Indians will

  • losing madrid derby wouldn t end la liga hopes godin

    Losing Madrid derby wouldn't end La Liga hopes: Godin

    Soccer | Feb 05, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin said that losing Saturday's 'derby' against Real Madrid would not entail his team giving up in the race to win the coveted Spanish La Liga championship.At a press conference

  • manchester united defender marcos rojo granted uk visa

    Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo granted UK visa

    Soccer | Sep 05, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

    MANCHESTER, England :  Argentina defender Marcos Rojo is eligible to make his Manchester United debut after being granted a British visa.   The 24-year-old Rojo, who played for Argentina in the World Cup final loss to

  • manchester united completes signing of defender rojo

    Manchester United completes signing of defender Rojo

    Soccer | Aug 21, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

    MANCHESTER, England : Manchester United completed the signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for 20 million euros ($27 million) on Wednesday, and sent Nani on loan to the Portuguese club.   The 24-year-old Rojo,

  • salgaocar fc signs defender francis kasonde as marquee

    Salgaocar FC signs defender Francis Kasonde as marquee player

    Soccer | Aug 20, 2014, 07:58 AM IST

    Panaji:  Salgaocar FC has signed in Zambian defender Francis Kasonde as their Marquee player for the upcoming I-League championship. The 27-year old versatile defender was instrumental in guiding Zambia to the African Cup of Nations

  • manchester city completes signing of france defender

    Manchester City completes signing of France defender Eliaquim Mangala

    Soccer | Aug 12, 2014, 10:46 AM IST

    MANCHESTER, England: France defender Eliaquim Mangala became Manchester City's most expensive signing of the off-season when he joined the English champions from FC Porto on Monday for a reported fee of 32 million pounds ($54

  • luis suarez verdict likely days after friday hearing

    Luis Suarez verdict likely days after Friday hearing

    Soccer | Aug 07, 2014, 07:03 AM IST

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland : Luis Suarez should find out next week whether he has won his appeal against a four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup.   The Court of Arbitration for Sport says

  • bayern munich defender holger badstuber back from injury

    Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber back from injury

    Soccer | Jul 19, 2014, 09:53 AM IST

    MEMMINGEN, Germany : Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber made his long-awaited comeback from injury in his side's 3-0 friendly win over a fan club team on Friday.   Badstuber tore the cruciate ligament in his right

  • ex man united defender rio ferdinand joins queens park

    Ex-Man United defender Rio Ferdinand joins Queens Park Rangers

    Soccer | Jul 18, 2014, 08:05 AM IST

    LONDON : Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is staying in the English Premier League after joining Queens Park Rangers on Thursday. The 35-year-old Ferdinand signed a one-year contract with the London club to be

  • fifa world cup what happened to brazil may happen to

    FIFA World Cup: What happened to Brazil may happen to Argentina: Zabaleta

    Soccer | Jun 13, 2014, 05:15 PM IST

    Belo Horizonte (Brazil): Argentine defender Pablo Zabaleta believes that Brazil's hard-fought 3-1 victory over Croatia in the opening game of the World Cup is an alert to his national team.Argentina, one of the favourites, start

  • puyol says goodbye to barca after 15 seasons

    Puyol says goodbye to Barca after 15 seasons

    Soccer | May 15, 2014, 10:42 PM IST

    BARCELONA, Spain: Carles Puyol reluctantly quit football on Thursday, his knees no longer able to endure the demands of the Barcelona defense after 15 years, the most successful period in the club's history.   At an

  • manchester united defender phil jones set to be fit for

    Manchester United defender Phil Jones set to be fit for World Cup

    Soccer | May 10, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

    MANCHESTER, England: Manchester United defender Phil Jones should be available for England for the upcoming World Cup despite a left shoulder injury.   Interim United manager Ryan Giggs says Jones will miss the team's final Premier

  • real madrid defender pepe injured ahead of champions league

    Real Madrid defender Pepe injured ahead of Champions League final

    Soccer | May 10, 2014, 10:13 AM IST

    MADRID :  With only two weeks to go before the Champions League final, Real Madrid says center back Pepe has injured his left leg.   Madrid says the 31-year-old Pepe was hurt in Wednesday's 1-1 draw

  • mexico names veteran defender carlos salcido to world cup

    Mexico names veteran defender Carlos Salcido to World Cup team

    Soccer | May 10, 2014, 08:25 AM IST

    MEXICO CITY : Veteran defender Carlos Salcido was the biggest surprise in Mexico's 23-man World Cup team announced Friday by coach Miguel Herrera.   It was the first call-up for Salcido since Herrera took over as

  • arsenal defender laurent koscielny signs new deal

    Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny signs new deal

    Soccer | May 09, 2014, 11:10 PM IST

    LONDON: Laurent Koscielny has committed his future to Arsenal by signing a new contract with the Premier League club.   The 28-year-old France defender has played 163 times for the north London club in the four

  • dani alves gets support after racist banana taunt

    Dani Alves gets support after racist banana taunt

    Soccer | Apr 28, 2014, 11:02 PM IST

    BARCELONA, Spain :  Barcelona defender Dani Alves has received an outpouring of support for his response to a racist taunt during a game, with other players posting photos of themselves with bananas on the internet. 

  • bayern defender dante extends contract until 2017.

    Bayern defender Dante extends contract until 2017.

    Soccer | Mar 24, 2014, 08:10 PM IST

    MUNICH :  Brazil defender Dante has extended his contract with Champions League winner Bayern Munich until 2017.The Bundesliga club says Dante signed a one-year extension.   Dante, who arrived in 2012 from Borussia Moenchengladbach, says it

  • barcelona sign new deal with defender marc bartra.

    Barcelona sign new deal with defender Marc Bartra.

    Soccer | Mar 19, 2014, 06:38 AM IST

    Madrid : FC Barcelona announced Tuesday that the club has reached an agreement with young central defender Marc Bartra to extend his contract into the end of June 2017.The new contract raises Bartra's buyout clause

  • liverpool defender enrique undergoes knee surgery

    Liverpool defender Enrique undergoes knee surgery

    Soccer | Nov 25, 2013, 03:51 PM IST

    Liverpool, England: Liverpool says defender Jose Enrique has undergone surgery on his right knee and isn't expected to be back until February.   The 27-year-old Spaniard has not played since coming off the bench during the

  • dempo to sign japanese defender shinnosuke honda

    Dempo to sign Japanese defender Shinnosuke Honda

    Soccer | Aug 22, 2013, 07:05 PM IST

    Panaji: Japanese defender Shinnosuke Honda will be the fourth foreigner to sign Dempo SC to play for the I-League 2013-14.Coach Arthur Papas wants Honda, who was on trial for a week with Dempo SC, to

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