Hope to play for PSG first-team: US forward Tim Weah

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:44

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The United States forward Tim Weah is hoping that he will be called to the first-team squad of Paris Saint-Germain after impressing with his national team at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.


First sports university in Manipur soon: Governor

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:58

Imphal, Oct 16 (IANS) A sports university will come up in Manipur shortly, Governor Najma Heptulla announced on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for it in Imphal West district.


Germans to recall 7-1 Maracana win in case of clash against Brazil

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 20:32

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Germany Under-17 football team head coach Christian Wueck said here on Monday that he will have to motivate his players, reminding them of their senior teams gigantic 7-1 victory over Brazil in case of a prospective quarter-final in Kolkata.


Want to see Sancho start for Dortmund: Cooper

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:40

Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Unhappy with the way star attacking midfielder Jadon Sancho had to leave England midway into the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to club commitments, coach Steve Cooper came down heavily on Borussia Dortmund, saying if he doesn't start for the German giants in the next game there was no point in taking him away.


U-17 World Cup: Clinical Germany enter quarters

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:24

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Skipper Jann-Fiete Arp struck a brace as a clinical Germany outplayed Colombia 4-0 in a Round-of-16 fixture of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday.


Difficult season for Chelsea, says Conte

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:04

London, Oct 16 (IANS) Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has said the ongoing season will be difficult for the reigning English Premier League (EPL) champions following their 1-2 defeat against Crystal Palace.


Ranji Trophy: Victories for Saurashtra, Vidarbha

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:28

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Saurashtra off-spinner Vandit Jivrajani (6/79) bowled brilliantly to bundle out Jammu and Kashmir for 256 runs in their second innings, helping his side clinch their second consecutive victory in Group B of the Ranji Trophy at Rajkot on Monday.


U-17 World Cup: Sancho leaves England to join Dortmund

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:08

Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) England U-17 coach Steve Cooper confirmed on Monday that star attacking midfielder Jadon Sancho has left the team's campaign at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup and returned to Germany to join his club Borussia Dortmund for the ongoing German Bundesliga season.


England have stars, but we are confident: Japan U-17 coach

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:56

Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Japan coach Yoshiro Moriyama on Monday said that despite the English players being on a higher pedestal in terms of playing in top European clubs, the Asian powerhouse will put up a spirited show in Tuesday's pre-quarterfinal of the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be played at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here.