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Delhi University’s sports quota trials from June 27

This year, about 1,557 candidates had applied for football quota, leaving behind cricket, which received 1,087 applications.

16 Jun 2017 2:39 AM

Joy for India as Jhingan, Jeje sparkle

It was always going to be hard for a 10-man Nepal to defy India further and Jeje cashed in on the opportunity.

07 Jun 2017 12:16 AM

Nepal friendly to set up Kyrgyzstan match: Lyngdoh

The midfielder also spoke about the boost the team had received following the return of Sunil Chhetri to action.

04 Jun 2017 12:26 AM

It’s not about winning, it’s how you win: Albert Roca

A holistic approach towards control. That’s the vibe that comes from Bengaluru FC’s living, breathing, tangible Barcelona connect.

04 Jun 2017 12:15 AM

STAIRS to success

Making a career in sports in India can be a step easier, thanks to initiatives like these.

06 May 2017 4:21 AM


North and South Korea women face off in Pyongyang football match

South Korea's flag flew and its anthem sounded in Pyongyang as its women's football team played out a 1-1 draw with their neighbours.

07 Apr 2017 6:04 PM

How Iceland’s teens cleaned up their act

It is a stunning turnaround for a country that discovered rising worrying trends among its youth in the early 1990s, peaking in 1997.

04 Apr 2017 2:03 AM

Shyam Thapa plans academy in every state

All academies will have licensed coaches.

29 Mar 2017 1:59 AM

‘Bengal flag-bearers of Indian football’

The AIFF, however, allowed second division players to feature in the tournament this year, which improved the spectacle to some extent.

28 Mar 2017 2:01 AM

Netherlands suffer World Cup shock, Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

Three-time runners-up Netherlands slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria.

26 Mar 2017 9:16 AM


Clubs must find talent: Constantine

Constantine praised the club, saying: “As a team they’ve played very well. We can say that they are the Leicester City of India.”

19 Mar 2017 12:43 AM

Cricket popular, but we can make football bigger: Alan Shearer

The former Premier League winner is extremely impressed with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s performance in England at the age of 35.

04 Mar 2017 1:43 AM

Is it time to go for Arsene Wenger?

That sticker has been on display for several months & the words were positively polite compared to the torrent of criticism Arsene Wenger.

18 Feb 2017 2:38 AM

Still in the mix for CL, says Denis Irwin

The Manchester United legend believes that the club will have to shrug off the spate of draws.

06 Feb 2017 12:45 AM

Purposely 'heading' ball can cause a concussion

Heading the ball while playing soccer other than collisions had a higher chance of brain related issues later in life

03 Feb 2017 8:39 PM


Team NDA, UPA kicking me around like a football: Mallya

Media happily being used as the pitch. I am the football.

03 Feb 2017 12:27 PM

Football may help women treat high blood pressure

Playing regular football helps women with physical fitness, body fat percentage and stronger bones

26 Jan 2017 9:27 AM

U-17 WC to be catalyst for change in Indian football: Modi

In a statement released on Tuesday, PM Modi spoke about how the competition can spark a monumental change in India.

17 Jan 2017 8:17 PM

‘I can take on any responsibility’

As a player, every year you have targets and when you just keep trying and you are not getting it.

06 Jan 2017 1:09 AM

India beat Nepal 3-1 to reach SAFF Women's final

A clinical performance from India saw them beat Nepal 3-1 to romp into the final of the SAFF Women's Football Championship.

02 Jan 2017 7:23 PM