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Manchester City football team (File | AP)
Manchester City's cruise to EPL title sparks scramble for FA Cup glory

Manchester City's Premier League procession heaps the pressure on their rivals in the FA Cup fifth round this weekend.

15 Feb 2018

Germany football team (File | AP)
Germany top FIFA rankings, India placed at 102

World champions Germany remain top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday as there was no move in the top 10.

15 Feb 2018

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Three held in Malaysia football match-fixing probe

Two Malaysian football players and a bookmaker have been detained on suspicion of match-fixing after a shock loss.

15 Feb 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino (File | AP)
FIFA President Gianni Infantino says Italy's World Cup failure is a wake-up call

Infantino revealed his dispair at Italy's failure to reach the World Cup finals where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Buffon.

15 Feb 2018

Peter Pekarik has made 125 appearances for Hertha BSC and scored one goal. (Photo | Hertha BSC Twitter)
Peter Pekarik pens contract extension at Hertha BSC

Peter Pekarik and Hertha BSC have settled on a contract extension, the German Bundesliga football club said.

15 Feb 2018

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ISL, I-League clubs refuse participation in women's league

The ISL and I-League teams have refused to compete in the 2nd Indian Women's League, leaving AIFF in the lurch.

15 Feb 2018

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his side's 2nd goal during the Champions League pre-quarters match against PSG. | AP
Delight for Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo after match-winning display against PSG in Champions League

Ronaldo was delighted at the manner in which Real Madrid kept going to beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 with two late goals.

15 Feb 2018

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane | AP
Real Madrid fully deserved victory against PSG in Champions League: Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane felt his side were worthy winners after they came from behind to beat PSG in their Champions League clash.

15 Feb 2018

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez (File | AFP)
Riyad Mahrez back in better shape at Leicester City: Claude Puel

Leicester City boss Claude Puel believes Riyad Mahrez is in better shape than before his self-imposed Foxes exile.

15 Feb 2018

Nice striker Mario Balotelli | AP
Referee 'didn't hear' racist abuse of Nice striker Mario Balotelli

The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse has said he didn't hear insults.

15 Feb 2018

Inter Milan defender Joao Miranda (File | AP)
Inter Milan confirm injury to Joao Miranda

Inter Milan defender Joao Miranda underwent clinical tests after suffering an injury to his left leg, the Italian club said.

15 Feb 2018

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain | AP
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain defends himself after Champions League tie against Tottenham

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain dismissed criticism from fans after he missed a crucial penalty against Tottenham.

15 Feb 2018

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp celebrates at the end of the Champions League round of sixteen first leg match between FC Porto and Liverpool FC. (Photo | AP)
Jurgen Klopp hails 'perfect' Liverpool Champions League display

Liverpool manager Klopp praised hat-trick hero Sadio Mane and his side's "perfect" performance after they all but booked their place in the Champions League last eight.

15 Feb 2018

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, under pressure because of Real's indifferent domestic form, again saw the Champions League bring the best out of his team. (Photo | AP)
Zinedine Zidane expects Real Madrid to 'suffer' in Paris after first-leg win against Neymar's PSG

The reigning European champions stunned the PSG of Neymar in the last 16, first-leg showdown with two goals in the final seven minutes.

15 Feb 2018

Liverpool's Sadio Mane, right, escapes Porto's Jesus Corona during the Champions League round of sixteen first leg game between FC Porto and Liverpool FC at the Dragao stadium. (AP)
Sadio Mane scores hat-trick as Liverpool routs Porto 5-0 in Champions League clash

Liverpool put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-0 away rout of Porto in the first leg of their last-16 match.

15 Feb 2018

PSG striker Neymar (Photo | AP)
'Nothing is impossible', says Neymar after PSG lose to Real Madrid

Neymar insisted that Paris Saint-Germain can still qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite losing 3-1 to Real Madrid in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

15 Feb 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo (File Photo | AP)
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid hit back to defeat PSG 3-1

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 Champions League goals for the same club.

15 Feb 2018

Tamil Nadu beat three former champions en route title in Cuttack. (File Photo)
Madurai Football Club effort in Tamil Nadu's historic National Women's Championships title

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Madurai? There may be a lot of answers to that one, but football is unlikely to be on the list.

15 Feb 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo and  Neymar
Real Madrid leave out Bale for PSG Champions League clash

Coach Zinedine Zidane has opted to replace the Welshman with Isco in his starting XI, while Nacho starts as expected at right-back in place of the suspended Dani Carvajal.

15 Feb 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo and  Neymar
Neymar and PSG aim to depose mighty Real Madrid in Champions League

Neymar, meanwhile, is seen by many in Madrid as the man Real should try to sign to succeed Ronaldo, now 33.

14 Feb 2018

Atletico Madrid team| AP
China's troubled Wanda sells stake in Atletico Madrid

Troubled Chinese conglomerate Wanda has decided to sell its 17 percent stake in Spain's Atletico Madrid to Israeli group Quantum Pacific but will remain a sponsor.

14 Feb 2018