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Ronaldinho set to promote cricket in India; big boost for NRI festival and Sports Mahotsav
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Legendary Brazilian footballer and a member of the team that won the 2002 FIFA World Cup jointly hosted by Japan and South Korea, Ronaldinho is set to promote cricket in India in a big way by partnering with Power Sportz, the world's first Live Digital Sports channel headquartered in the country.
2022-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Football
Women empowerment in sports should begin with football and cricket: Kanthi D Suresh
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Recognising the contribution of women and girls, the theme for the International Women's Day (March 8) this year commemorates the "Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow".
2022-03-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Football
Women's Asian Cup: AFC clarifies situation arising out of India's withdrawal
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) AFter India's inability to put up a team for the match against Chinese Taipei and subsequent withdrawal from the Women's Asian Cup 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has clarified that matches involving three of the four teams in other groups will be considered for deciding the quarter-final spots.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Australia power past Philippines; Thailand beat Indonesia in Group B
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Australia marched towards the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 quarter-finals with their second win in Group B while Thailand bounced back from the defeat to the Philippines to maintain their hopes of reaching the knockout stages.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Japan cruise into quarters; Korea keep hopes alive
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) Two-time defending champions Japan registered their second successive win to cruise into the quarter-finals of the AFC Women's Asian Cup football championships. South Korea moved to the verge of the last-eight stage on Monday with a 2-0 win over a resolute Myanmar side in another Group C match played at Pune's Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: Dominant Hyderabad FC beat East Bengal 4-0 to go top
Vasco (Goa), Jan 24 (IANS) After a long break, Hyderabad FC were back to their best at the Tilak Maidan, as they defeated SC East Bengal 4-0, to reclaim the top spot in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22 table in style on Monday night.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: China thrash Iran 7-0 for another stylish win
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Eight-time champions China virtually sealed a place in the quarter-finals and underlined their AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 title credentials by cruising to a 7-0 win over Iran at Mumbai Football Arena here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: India fail to name team for Chinese Taipei match, out of competition
Navi Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) India had to withdraw from the ongoing AFC Women's Asian Cup football competition on Sunday as the hosts failed to name their team for the match against Chinese Taipei because of injuries and Covid positive tests.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Players are heartbroken, says AIFF chief after team's withdrawal from Women's Asian Cup
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel described India's inability to put up the minimum required players for the AFC Women's Asian Cup Group A match against Chinese Taipei in Navi Mumbai due to Covid-19 cases and injuries as the unfortunate situation and sought support for the players.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Premier League: Liverpool beat Palace 3-1; Arsenal held 0-0 by Burnley
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Goals from Virgil van Dijk, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Henrique Fabinho helped Liverpool overcome a fighting Crystal Palace 3-1 in the Premier League on Sunday and cut down the gap with leaders Manchester City.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: Gaurs held by Bengaluru as Chhetri equals goal record
Bambolim (Goa), Jan 23 (IANS) Sunil Chhetri's 11-game barren run of goals in the Indian Super League (ISL) came to an end as he salvaged a point for Bengaluru FC in a 1-1 draw with FC Goa at the Athletic Stadium, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
India's football great Subhas Bhowmick passes away at 71
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian football great Subhas Bhowmick, who was a member of the side that won bronze at the 1970 Asian Games in Bangkok, passed away in Kolkata on Saturday at the age of 71.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: India face Chinese Taipei in a do-or-die clash
Navi Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Held to a goalless draw by a fighting Iran team, Team India will be looking for three full points in a do-or-die clash with Chinese Taipei in their second Group A match in the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 on Sunday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Iran underdogs take on strong China with high hopes
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) First-timers Iran take on title-contenders China in a Group A match of the Women's Asian Cup football championships at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Sunday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Premier League: Rashford late goal helps Man United beat Hammers, move to fourth spot
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Substitute Marcus Rashdord scored a late winner as Manchester United defeated West Ham United 1-0 in a Premier League match with a sensational finish at Manchester on Saturday. With this win at Old Trafford, Manchester United leapfrogged West Ham United to the fourth place in the standing, thus getting into contention for European places.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: Chennaiyin FC beat NorthEast United 2-1, move into top four
Margao (Goa), Jan 22 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC defeated NorthEast United FC 2-1 in the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) match at the PJN Stadium, here on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Premier League: Brentford lose to Wolves match stopped by hovering drone
London, Jan 22 (IANS) The English Premier League match between Brentford FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Brentford, West London, on Saturday was halted for some time during the first half because of a drone that hovered about the stadium.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Everton vs Aston Villa: Fan arrested after Lucas Digne and Matty Cash hit by a bottle
Liverpool, Jan 22 (IANS) A fan was arrested after Aston Villa's Lucas Digne and Matty Cash were struck by a plastic bottle thrown from the crowd during their Premier League game against Everton, at Goodison Park, here on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Reigning ISL champions Mumbai City sign Brazilian striker Diego Mauricio
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Mumbai City FC on Friday completed the signing of 30-year old Brazilian striker Diego Mauricio, who joined the Islanders on a short-term deal until May 31 this year.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
ANALYSIS: Contract rebel Ousmane Dembele mirrors Barcelona's woes
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona's winger Ousmane Dembele released a scathing statement on Thursday in which he said, "I forbid anyone to give the impression that I am not involved in the sports project. I forbid anyone to attribute intentions to me that I've never had."
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
We cannot look back and think too much, says football coach Dennerby
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian women's football team coach Thomas Dennerby said the side will have to work on its finishing and try its best to garner three full points against Chinese Taipei in the next game of the AFC Women's Asian Cup here.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Holders Japan start campaign with 5-0 win over Myanmar
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) Two-time defending champions Japan opened their defence in style with a 5-0 win against minnows Myanmar in the AFC Women's Asian Cup football championships at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi here on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Australia start campaign with 18-0 win over Indonesia
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Forward Sam Kerr became the all-time top scorer for Australia in international football as the Matildas launched their campaign in the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 in majestic style, thrashing Indonesia 18-0 here on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Philippines beat Thailand to end winless streak
Navi Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) In 12 matches the Philippines had not defeated South East Asian rivals Thailand. On Friday, they ended the long wait with a 1-0 win to get a rousing start to their campaign in the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 at the DY Patil Stadium here.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Korea ease past determined Vietnam (ld)
Navi Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Four-time semi-finalist South Korea got off to a good start in AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022, beating Vietnam 3-0 in a Group C match here on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
SA V IND, 2nd ODI: Malan, de Kock half-centuries lead South Africa to series win (ld)
Paarl, Jan 21 (IANS) Half-centuries by Janneman Malan (91 off 108) and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock (78 off 66) helped South Africa defeat India by seven wickets in the second ODI at Boland Park on Friday. The win also means South Africa go 2-0 up and clinch the ODI series with the final match at Cape Town on Sunday still to be played.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: Jamshedpur FC sign Leslie Cleevely as goalkeeping coach
Fatorda (Goa), Jan 21 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC has signed Leslie Cleevely as the goalkeeping coach, the Indian Super League (ISL) club announced on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Australia take on Indonesia with focus on final (preview)
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Australia enter the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 in India with some unfinished business from the last two editions. They had played the summit clash of both the 2014 and 2018 editions and lost to Japan by identical 1-0 margins.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Philippines, Thailand have a lot to play for in opener (Preview)
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) When it comes to women's football, the Philippines have found the Thailand team a tough nut to crack. The Philippines have not beaten Thailand in 12 previous encounters and when the two sides meet in the AFC Women's Asian Cup here on Friday, manager Alen Stajcic's side will be hoping to set the record straight and break the unwanted jinx.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Japan to play opener without star player Mana Iwabuchi
Pune, Jan 20 (IANS) Two-time defending champion Japan received a major jolt ahead of the AFC Women's World Cup 2022 when their star player Mana Iwabuchi tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss their opening match against Myanmar on Saturday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: China start campaign with comprehensive win
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Eight-time champions China started their campaign in the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 on a rousing note, beating Chinese Taipei 4-0 in their opening match at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asia Cup: Profligate India fail Iran test in goalless draw
Navi Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The inexperience of playing in a top-level tournament exposed as India missed a bag full of chances and were held goalless by a lower-ranked Islamic Republic of Iran team in their opening match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 at the DY Patil Stadium here on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Dennerby disappointed by India's inability to score goals
Navi Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) India coach Thomas Dennerby was frustrated by his team's inability to score goals in the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 match against Iran here on Thursday. He lashed out at his players by saying "if you are not scoring goals, you are not good enough".
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Lewandowski cool about being ignored by Messi in FIFA's 2021 Best awards
Berlin, Jan 19 (IANS) Robert Lewandowski has no regrets not having received a vote from Lionel Messi for the FIFA's Best male player awards of 2021. While Portuguese superstar Ronaldo placed the Bayern Munich striker on first position in his voting, the Argentine striker left him out in his choice for the first three.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: India's quest for glory starts against Iran (Preview)
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) In nine appearances in the AFC Women's Asian Cup so far, India have finished runners-up twice and ended third once. But all those results came in the three editions between 1979 and 1983. In the remaining 11 editions, India could qualify only for six editions and failed to progress past the group stage. Their last appearance in the event was in 2003 when they finished third in their group.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: China start favourite against arch-rivals Chinese Taipei
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) When it comes to rivalries in sports, one thinks of India vs Pakistan in cricket and hockey, Australia vs England in Ashes and Brazil vs Argentina in football. The China vs Chinese Taipei battle is also as fierce as any other contest.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: Two India players test Covid positive ahead of opening match
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Two members of the Indian women's football team tested positive for Covid-19 on eve of Thursday's opening match against Iran in the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 and have been isolated from the rest of the team members.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: Mohun Bagan ready to relaunch top-four ambitions with Kerala Blasters encounter
Vasco da Gama (Goa), Jan 19 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan will look to grab full points when they take on table-toppers Kerala Blasters FC in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, here on Thursday.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Dembele must sign new deal or leave Barca, says coach Xavi Hernandez
Barcelona, Jan 19 (IANS) Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez has urged Ousmane Dembele to make a final decision on whether he is willing to renew his contract, which is set to expire next summer or the club will look for an exit for him.
2022-01-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: SC East Bengal finally break jinx with 2-1 win over FC Goa
Bambolin (Goa), Jan 19 (IANS) It took SC East Bengal 347 days to end their winless run in the Hero Indian Super League as they inflicted a blow to FC Goa's semi-final hopes with a 2-1 win at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, here on Wednesday. The first win of the season helps East Bengal rise from the bottom while FC Goa remain stuck in ninth place in the table.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: Match between ATK Mohun Bagan, Kerala Blasters FC postponed
Vasco da Gama (Goa), Jan 19 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) on Wednesday announced the postponement of the match between ATK Mohun Bagan and Kerala Blasters FC scheduled to be played at Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco da Gama on Thursday, the organiser said in a release.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
AFC Women's Asian Cup: AIFF president Patel announces bonus if Indian team qualify for quarters
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) All India Football Federation President Praful Patel on Wednesday announced a bonus to the players if India qualify for the quarterfinals in AFC Women's Asian Cup. Patel interacted with the Indian team and wished them luck for the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Bayern striker Lewandowski awarded Best FIFA Men's Player of Year 2021
Zurich, Jan 18 (IANS) Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has been crowned 'The Best FIFA Men's Player of Year 2021', winning the award for the second year in succession.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Spezia rally to stun AC Milan in Serie A amid controversy
Rome, Jan 18 (IANS) AC Milan squandered a one-goal lead to be upset by Spezia 2-1 in a controversial game at San Siro here. Milan had claimed three consecutive league wins before Monday's game, and a win would have lifted them to the top place.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
COVID UPDATE: Bolivia report eight positive cases ahead of World Cup qualifiers
La Paz, Jan 18 (IANS) Two members of Bolivia's national football team have tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of infected players in the Verde squad to eight.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
AFC Asian Cup: We are well prepared for the challenge, says coach Dennerby
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Pitted against two higher-ranked teams in China (19th in FIFA Rankings) and Chinese Taipei (ranked 39th) in the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022, the Indian women's team, ranked 55th in the world, will have to put up its best show if it has to achieve the target set by head coach Thomas Dennerby.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Analysis: Why record-breaker Lewandowski was crowned The Best by FIFA
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) On Monday night, Robert Lewandowski was awarded 'The Best FIFA Men's Player of 2021' for a second year in a row ahead of second-placed Lionel Messi and third-placed Mohamed Salah.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ISL 2021-22: FC Goa look to win against beleaguered SC East Bengal
Bambolim (Goa), Jan 18 (IANS) Unbeaten in their last three games, FC Goa will look to climb up the points table when they take on winless SC East Bengal in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League at the Athletic Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard set for Everton interviews: Report
London, Jan 18 (IANS) England legends Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard are set to be interviewed for the vacant managerial position at Everton. Everton had sacked manager Rafael Benitez after just six-and-a-half months in charge following Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Norwich.
2022-01-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Women's Asian Cup: China hoping to regain lost glory
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) China is the most decorated team in the AFC Women's Asian Cup having won eight titles in all -- seven of these titles in a row. However, all their titles have come between 1986 and 2006 and they have not won the title since.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football