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22 from Laos, Cambodia get life bans for match-fixing

22 from Laos, Cambodia get life bans for match-fixing

Twenty-two players and officials from Laos and Cambodia have been handed life bans in one of Asian football’s biggest mass punishments for match-fixing. The Asian Football Confederation said the action…

FIFA boss unworried about Russia 2018 hooligans

FIFA boss unworried about Russia 2018 hooligans

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said today he was not worried about hooliganism at next year’s Russia World Cup, amid growing fears the tournament could be blighted by fan violence. Speaking…

HIL 2017: UP Wizards Beat Defending Champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors 6-2

HIL 2017: UP Wizards Beat Defending Champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors 6-2

A resilient Uttar Pradesh Wizards came up with an inspired show to beat defending champions Jaypee Punjab Warriors 6-2 in a Hockey India League match on Monday. Goals by Shamsher…

Planes, trains and automobiles for Napoli exodus to Madrid

Planes, trains and automobiles for Napoli exodus to Madrid

Desperate Napoli fans have signed up as official Real Madrid supporters in a bid to attend a Champions League clash that will see an estimated 10,000 Napolitans descend on the…

India slips one spot in FIFA rankings

India slips one spot in FIFA rankings

Indian football team slipped one place to be at 130th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday. Despite not playing any international match during the past month, India gained…

Indian Football Team to Play Friendly Against Cambodia

Indian Football Team to Play Friendly Against Cambodia

As part of its preparations for the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2019, the Indian football team will play an away international friendly match against Cambodia in Phnom Penh on March…

Referee Tells British Sikh Footballer He Can’t Play With ‘Bandana’

Referee Tells British Sikh Footballer He Can’t Play With ‘Bandana’

A British Sikh footballer of an amateur team in England was not allowed by a referee to play in his “bandana”, which he wears in lieu of a turban. Leicester…

Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup…

Under-17 Coach Nicolai’s Future Hangs in Balance, Minister Says ‘We Will Decide’

Under-17 Coach Nicolai’s Future Hangs in Balance, Minister Says ‘We Will Decide’

  Sports Minister Vijay Goel has asserted that the decision to sack or retain India’s U-17 football coach Nicolai Adam rests with his department, indicating that the issue would not…

No rush for Bale return, says Zidane

No rush for Bale return, says Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes he has no need to rush Gareth Bale back from a long-term ankle injury as the European champions extended their lead at the top…

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