Hero ISL 2020-21 playoff dates announced- Fatorda to host final on Mar 13

Panaji, Feb 17 (UNI) Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) on Wednesday released the schedule for the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 playoffs with the Final on March 13 next. 
The season saw Hero ISL expand to 11 teams. The number of matches going up from

Hope to inspire next generation of girls, say women football icons on National Girl Child Day

New Delhi, Jan 24 (UNI) With the nation celebrating the National Girl Child Day on Sunday, country's biggest women football stars highlighted the importance of more opportunities for young girls to play and how a sport can help bring the best out of every girl child.


FIFA cancels U-17, U-20 World cups in Indonesia, Peru in 2021 due to COVID-19 fears

Moscow, Dec 25 (UNI) FIFA has decided to cancel the 2021 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and U-17 World Cup in Peru due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, saying that the countries will host the championships in 2023.

"As a result of the COVID-19 pandemi

AIFF partners with Pearson to launch BTEC International Level 3 sport qualifications in India

Kolkata,(UNI) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is to offer international  sports industry qualifications designed to provide pathways to careers in sports for  millennials and adults. 

This gives them a wonderful opportunity to obtain a world-clas

Pink Test, Day 1: India crawl to 107/3 at tea against Australia

Adelaide, Dec 17 (UNI) India were 107/3 at the end of second session of Day 1 of the 1st Test of the 4-match series against Australia, here at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.

Skipper Virat Kohli was unbeaten on 39 off 111 balls along with his deputy - Ajinkya Rahane (2*

Former Senegal, Fulham & Portsmouth midfielder Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Dakar, Nov 30(UNI) Former Senegal, Fulham and Portsmouth midfielder Papa Bouba Diop died on Sunday aged 42, after a long illness.

Diop was best known for scoring the opening goal and winner of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan-Korea against the then reigning champio

Mexico, Italy Return to Top 10 in FIFA World Ranking

Zurich (Switzerland), Nov 27 (UNI) Mexico and Italy have returned to the top ten FIFA ranking of the world's national male football teams, a new version of which was published on Friday.

"With no fewer than 160 full internationals played in November, including

Good bye Diego

I was in 11th standard when 86’ Mexico World Cup was telecast live on TV. Mexican wave originated here and has since been a common feature across all stadiums. Argentina faced England in the quarter finals on the backdrop of Falklands island War.

The Falklands War was a

PM condoles death of Diego Maradona

New Delhi, Nov 26 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the death of soccer legend Diego Maradona who died of a heart attack on Wednesday.

"Diego Maradona was a maestro of football who enjoyed global popularity. Throughout his career,

Football legend Diego Maradona passes away

Buenos Aires, Nov 25 (UNI) Football lost one of it's most shining stars on Wednesday, after Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona bid adieu to the world, after suffering a heart attack.

The 60-year-old, considered one of the greatest footballers of all times, h