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David Beckham named as ambassador for Chinese Super League

David Beckham named as ambassador for Chinese Super League

Beijing: Football superstar David Beckham has been named as ambassador for the Chinese Super League, the country’s football association said, a move that has been widely anticipated but also criticized…. Read more »

Lionel Messi wins record fourth FIFA Ballon d’Or award

Lionel Messi wins record fourth FIFA Ballon d’Or award

Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award on Monday as an expected reward for his astonishing 91-goal year for Barcelona and Argentina in 2012. Aged just 25, Messi has… Read more »

Mohun Bagan Syed Rahim Nabi underwent surgery for two fractures in his cheekbone

Mohun Bagan Syed Rahim Nabi underwent surgery for two fractures in his cheekbone

Kolkata: Mohun Bagan midfielder Syed Rahim Nabi, who underwent surgery for two fractures in his cheekbone after being hit by a stone during Sunday’s violence-marred I-League derby against East Bengal,… Read more »

Mohun Bagan’s I-League match against Pailan Arrows rescheduled

Mohun Bagan’s I-League match against Pailan Arrows rescheduled

New Delhi: Mohun Bagan’s I-League match against Pailan Arrows, scheduled to be held on Saturday, has been deferred in view of the controversy over the green-and-maroon brigade’s walkout after half… Read more »

Football World Cup mascot gets a name- Fuleco

Football World Cup mascot gets a name- Fuleco

Paris: A cartoon armadillo chosen as the official mascot for the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil is to be called Fuleco, world governing body FIFA said. The name —… Read more »

Football legend David Beckham said he will play his final game with the Los Angeles Galaxy

Football legend David Beckham said he will play his final game with the Los Angeles Galaxy

Los Angeles: Football legend David Beckham says he will play his final game with the Los Angeles Galaxy when the Major League Soccer club hosts the league championship early next… Read more »

Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona beat Real Madrid

Spanish Super Cup: Barcelona beat Real Madrid

An embarrassing blunder by Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes handed Real Madrid a Spanish Super Cup lifeline despite slumping to a 3-2 first leg defeat at their Catalan rivals’ Camp Nou… Read more »

London Olympics selling all the tickets for the football tournament

London Olympics selling all the tickets for the football tournament

London: The organisers of the London Olympics conceded defeat on Wednesday in selling all the tickets for the football tournament as they revealed plans to slash the capacity of some… Read more »

Kerala: Three footballers killed, two injured in car accident

Kerala: Three footballers killed, two injured in car accident

Thrissur (Kerala): Three footballers were killed and two of their teammates injured when a car in which they were travelling collided with a private bus near here on Thursday, police… Read more »

Jalpaiguri: Footballer dies after collision with goalkeeper

Jalpaiguri: Footballer dies after collision with goalkeeper

In a tragic incident Mahesh Thapa, a 27-year-old footballer who plays in the local league, died moments after a collision with the goalkeeper during a match in Jalpaiguri. Mahesh Thapa… Read more »