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Fifa World Cup

World Cup: Iran team refuses to sing national anthem in support of anti-govt protests

The 11 Iranian players stood impassively and grim-faced as their anthem rang out around the Khalifa International Stadium

21 Nov 2022 7:12 PM

'It's my dream to see India host Olympics and FIFA World Cup': Nita Ambani

India had hosted the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup and is now set to host the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

10 Oct 2019 9:41 AM

Diego Forlan announces retirement from professional football

The 40-year-old played for the likes of Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, and Villarreal.

07 Aug 2019 3:34 PM

When kicks become goals

The capital is all set for a world class football training academy.

28 Jun 2019 1:38 AM

The President who stole the show

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, whose popularity has soared since the FIFA World Cup finals, is fun but fierce.

29 Jul 2018 5:45 AM

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Winning hearts

This has created the first great controversy in the wake of the just concluded FIFA Cup.

25 Jul 2018 12:49 AM

Social connect

The actress took to Instagram to share photos of the revellers who thronged the streets after the win.

21 Jul 2018 1:19 AM

The monk who had sold a fortune

The fans soon switched back to football and there they stayed. The football final match was symbolic.

20 Jul 2018 12:46 AM

Social connect

Social media expert Mayank Jain believes that being active on social media helps celebrities connect more with their fans.

19 Jul 2018 6:08 AM

Spasiba Russia for the wonderful memories

The 21st Fifa World Cup in the world’s largest country is an unqualified success on and off the field.

16 Jul 2018 12:36 AM

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A ball of a time!

Be it at home or outside, it sure is going to be a thrilling night bringing people together to enjoy the adrenaline-charged game.

15 Jul 2018 1:35 AM

Never too old for football

James P.H. is one of the oldest members of Ambalavayal Football Club.

15 Jul 2018 1:08 AM

No matter who wins, football is fun for fans

The Mojitos were flowing, as gorgeous ladies danced and sang along with a lively band.

14 Jul 2018 12:47 AM

Mystic Mantra: Sweet, sacred sacrifice

The Sanskrit word for ritual sacrifice is yagna, from the root yaj, meaning, to worship or offer.

13 Jul 2018 2:08 AM

For the love of football

Whenever there is an important match, of course, you don't keep any shooting engagements and everything post the afternoon.

10 Jul 2018 12:27 AM

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Tite’s men lose match not honour

Tite said the match was a delight for neutrals. He was right. It was the sort of game that makes football a compelling spectacle — or football.

08 Jul 2018 2:08 AM

Iran’s Shirmardi blazes a trail in Russia

The intrepid Iranian woman is optimistic that one day all her compatriots will be able to watch football matches from the stands back home.

08 Jul 2018 1:58 AM

EU 12, South America 9

Semis are an all-European affair.

08 Jul 2018 1:56 AM

Beer named after Gandhi does brisk business in Russia

A pub in Russia is offering liquor named after father of the nation. Is the move offensive or intriguing from a marketing standpoint?

08 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

Love’s in the hair

Many players are sporting funky and trendy hairstyles at the Fifa world cup.

07 Jul 2018 12:36 AM

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