I-League: Lajong beat Aizawl 2-1 at home

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:34

Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) Hosts Shillong Lajong managed to beat reigning champions Aizawl FC 2-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday.


Higuain promises speedy recovery from ankle injury

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 21:46

Rome, Feb 19 (IANS) Juventus' Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain on Monday promised fans of the Italian club that he would be back in action as soon as possible, expressing his gratitude for the support he was shown after being injured in the 1-0 win over Torino.


Bengaluru FC look to seal AFC Cup berth (Preview)

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:14

Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Boosted by three away goals, Bengaluru FC will look to seal qualification in the group stages of the AFC Cup when they take on Maldivian side TC Sports Club at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Tuesday.


CAS confirms investigation into Russian athlete's doping case

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:44

PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 19 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday announced that it has opened a case for possible doping involving an Olympic athlete from Russia who won bronze in the mixed doubles curling at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.


Alonso rejoins Chelsea training for Barca tie

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:20

London, Feb 19 (IANS) Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso and midfielder Ross Barkley on Monday took part in a training session after having missed the past three matches, while David Luiz and Tiemoue Bakayoko were absent in the run-up to the Champions League game against Barcelona.


Indonesia aims to complete Asian Games preparations by June

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:12

Jakarta, Feb 19 (IANS) The government of Indonesia says it expects to finish all preparations for the Asian Games, including infrastructure construction, match preparation and other measures by June, Vice President Jusuf Kalla confirmed here on Monday.


Barcelona aim to stay unbeaten in difficult Chelsea test (Preview)

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:36

London, Feb 19 (IANS) Catalan football powerhouse FC Barcelona aim to continue their unbeaten start to the season when they face a difficult trip to play Chelsea in the first leg of their last 16 UEFA Champions League tie on Tuesday night.


Super Cup qualifiers to start on March 12, final on April 22

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:04

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The final round of the much-anticipated Super Cup will be played between March 31 and April 22 while the qualifiers for the same are slated to take place between March 12-31, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said in a statement.


I-League: Minerva look to get back to top with win over Gokulam (Preview)

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:20

Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) After suffering a defeat at home to East Bengal, Minerva Punjab FC will look to come back to winning ways and get closer to the I-League silverware when they take on seventh-placed Gokulam Kerala FC at the Tau Devi Lal Stadium here on Tuesday.


Star India wins rights for IPL, domestic cricket

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:54

Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Star India Pvt. Ltd on Monday won the rights for audio-visual production services for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and BCCI domestic cricket for the 2018-19 season.


Northeast coach Grant urges AIFF to improve refereeing standards

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:42

Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) Unhappy with the standard of refereeing during their Indian Super League (ISL) matches, Northeast United head coach Avram Grant on Monday urged the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to conduct a thorough feedback procedure and analyse the performance of the referees for the betterment of the tournament.