• isl pune city beat northeast united 1 0

    ISL: Pune City beat NorthEast United 1-0

    Football | November 03, 2014 23:20 IST

    Pune:  A late goal by John Goossens helped FC Pune City beat NorthEast United FC 1-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here Monday.The game was

  • know how south africa soccer team captain was shot and

    Know how South Africa soccer team captain was shot and killed

    Football | December 09, 2014 11:22 IST

    Johannesburg: The captain of the South African national soccer team was fatally shot at his girlfriend's house during an attempted robbery Sunday (26th October) night as he tried to apprehend the intruders, police and an

  • captain rooney gives england 1 0 win over norway

    Captain Rooney gives England 1-0 win over Norway

    Football | September 04, 2014 9:46 IST

    LONDON:  Wayne Rooney marked the start of his England captaincy by scoring a penalty in an uninspiring 1-0 victory over Norway in front a record-low crowd for the team at the new Wembley Stadium on

  • fifa keeping punishments to a minimum at world cup

    FIFA keeping punishments to a minimum at World Cup

    Football | June 29, 2014 10:46 IST

    RIO DE JANEIRO : Despite bringing the might of FIFA discipline down on Luis Suarez for biting an opponent, football's governing body has let plenty of other incidents go unpunished at the World Cup.  Apparent offenses

  • how italian striker mario balotelli making the most of his

    How Italian striker Mario Balotelli making the most of his first World Cup

    Football | June 17, 2014 8:01 IST

    MANGARATIBA, Brazil :Mario Balotelli is making the most of his first World Cup. The mercurial Italy forward proposed to his Belgian girlfriend last week, scored the winning goal in the Azzurri's opening game against England

  • lionel messi on a roll as barcelona faces celtic

    Lionel Messi on a roll as Barcelona faces Celtic

    Football | October 22, 2012 22:49 IST

    Madrid, Oct 22: With Lionel Messi running rampant in attack, Barcelona must tighten its leaky defense against Celtic knowing a win on Tuesday will give it total control of Group G in the Champions League.Messi

  • hooligan jailed for 16 weeks for goalkeeper attack

    Hooligan jailed for 16 weeks for goalkeeper attack

    Football | October 23, 2012 8:36 IST

    Sheffield (England), Oct 22: A football hooligan was jailed for 16 weeks Monday for assaulting a goalkeeper during an English league game following an all-day drinking binge.Aaron Cawley, a 21-year-old from Cheltenham, told police he

  • united strike duo looks for more goals vs braga

    United strike duo looks for more goals vs Braga

    Football | October 22, 2012 22:31 IST

    Manchester (England), Oct 22: Having quickly gelled as a strike partnership, Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie will look to supply Manchester United's goals against Braga on Tuesday to put their team on the brink

  • ferguson no issues with rio over t shirt dispute

    Ferguson: No issues with Rio over T-shirt dispute

    Football | October 22, 2012 22:28 IST

    Manchester (England), Oct 22: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has settled his public dispute with Rio Ferdinand following the defender's refusal to promote an anti-racism campaign, blaming a "communication problem" for the rift.Ferguson accused the

  • ribery in form as bayern faces struggling lille

    Ribery in form as Bayern faces struggling Lille

    Football | October 22, 2012 22:19 IST

    Lille (France), Oct 22: Winger Franck Ribery will look to punish the club where he was formed as a youth player when Bayern Munich travels to struggling Lille on Tuesday.Ribery, who was on Lille's books

  • liverpool draws 2 2 vs. manchester city at anfield

    Liverpool draws 2-2 vs. Manchester City at Anfield

    Football | August 26, 2012 23:03 IST

    Liverpool, Aug 26: Manchester City twice came from behind to secure a hard-earned 2-2 draw against Liverpool in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday.Martin Skrtel gave Liverpool the lead with a powerful header from

  • bundesliga teams feel the heat on day of upsets

    Bundesliga teams feel the heat on day of upsets

    Football | August 20, 2012 19:16 IST

    Berlin, Aug 20: American forward Matt Taylor scored a hat trick and set up another goal in the German Cup on Sunday as third-division club Preussen Muenster beat Bundesliga team Werder Bremen 4-2 in extra

  • real madrid outclasses galaxy 5 1

    Real Madrid outclasses Galaxy 5-1

    Football | August 03, 2012 16:52 IST

    Carson (California), Aug 3: Real Madrid scored early and often in outclassing the Los Angeles Galaxy on Thursday, opening a four-game U.S. exhibition tour with a 5-1 victory over Major League Soccer's champion.Angel Di Maria

  • nepal fa says bin hammam payment a personal loan

    Nepal FA says bin Hammam payment a personal loan

    Football | July 22, 2012 17:21 IST

    Katmandu, Jul 22: The head of the Nepal's football federation said Sunday his son had taken a loan of $100,000 from Mohamed bin Hammam but denied the money came from an Asian Football Confederation bank

  • bebe rescues manchester united in cape town

    Bebe rescues Manchester United in Cape Town

    Football | July 22, 2012 17:10 IST

    Cape Town, Jul 22: Portuguese winger Bebe scored in injury time to give Manchester United a 1-1 draw against Ajax Cape Town in the Premier League team's second pre-season game.Substitute Bebe arrived at the far

  • toronto holds liverpool to 1 1 draw in friendly

    Toronto holds Liverpool to 1-1 draw in friendly

    Football | July 22, 2012 17:03 IST

    Toronto, Jul 22: Adam Morgan scored in the 69th minute as European power Liverpool salvaged a 1-1 draw with Toronto in a friendly match Saturday.Quincy Amarikwa opened the scoring for Toronto in the 58th minute

  • poland taps fornalik to coach national team

    Poland taps Fornalik to coach national team

    Football | July 10, 2012 21:03 IST

    Warsaw (Poland), Jul 10: Waldemar Fornalik was appointed the national coach by the Polish Football Association on Tuesday, replacing Franciszek Smuda, whose contract ends next month.The 49-year-old Fornalik has coached Ruch Chorzow since 2009, and

  • mourinho s eye poke ban lifted for spanish cup

    Mourinho's eye-poke ban lifted for Spanish Cup

    Football | July 10, 2012 20:47 IST

    Madrid, Jul 10: Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho's ban for poking Barcelona counterpart Tito Vilanova in the eye last year was lifted Tuesday, clearing the way for the pair to meet at the Spanish Super

  • fifa panel approves islamic headscarves for women

    FIFA panel approves Islamic headscarves for women

    Football | July 05, 2012 23:38 IST

    Zurich, Jul 5: Football's rules-making approved headscarves for Muslim women players on Thursday, reversing a ban on the Islamic hijab that was enforced in FIFA competitions for five years.The panel, known as IFAB, gave its

  • spain extends lead atop fifa rankings italy 6th

    Spain extends lead atop FIFA rankings, Italy 6th

    Football | July 04, 2012 15:41 IST

    Zurich, Jul 4: Spain's successful defense of the European Championship extended the World Cup winner's lead atop the FIFA world rankings on Wednesday, and beaten finalist Italy climbed six places to No. 6.The surge in