Mancini named new Italy head coach

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:30

Florence, May 15 (IANS) The Italian football federation FIGC on Tuesday unveiled Roberto Mancini as the men's team's head coach who will be tasked with revamping the national squad after the World Cup qualification disaster.


Mexico coach to select World Cup squad from among 28 players

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:08

Mexico City, May 15 (IANS) Atlas midfielder Rafael Marquez and 16 players from European and US clubs form the core of the 28-man preliminary roster announced by Mexican national coach Juan Carlos Osorio ahead of the 2018 World Cup.


Amittrajit to compete in FIA European Rally Championship

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:06

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Multiple National racing and rally champion Amittrajit Ghosh will become the first Indian to compete in the prestigious FIA European Rally Championship, it was announced on Tuesday.


AFC Cup: Bengaluru hope to ride luck against Abahani (Preview)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:38

Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will hope for the rub of the green to go their way at more than one venue when they take on Abahani Limited Dhaka in their final Group E game at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday.


Peru's Guerrero barred from FIFA World Cup

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:50

Lausanne, May 15 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has extended the doping sanction against Peru national football team captain Paolo Guerrero to 14 months total, which means the veteran striker will miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


Tsonga withdraws from French Open

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:48

Paris, May 15 (IANS) French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has announced his withdrawl from French Open this year due to insufficient recovery from left knee meniscus surgery.


Costa Rica head to World Cup with veterans of 2014

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:46

San Jose, May 15 (IANS) The squad to represent Costa Rica in the 2018 World Cup witnessed very few changes from the unit that reached the quarter-finals of the 2014 tournament in Brazil.


Stuttgart sign five footballers

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:44

Stuttgart, May 15 (IANS) VfB Stuttgart have reinforced their first team with the signing of five youngsters for the next football season.


Danilo, Fagner named in Brazil's 23-man World Cup squad

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:28

Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Danilo and Fagner were selected to replace injured right-back Dani Alves as Brazil coach Tite announced his 23-man football squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia.