footballer

Babus in Kerala do a tiki-taka with KP Rahul

Helping Kerala lift the Santosh Trophy in April 2018, the midfielder has to make many rounds of government offices to get what the government has promised him - a tiny plot and a house.

published on : 8th July 2019

Karnataka kids’ encounter with Spanish delight

The duo will continue their improvements under the coaches at the LLFS.

published on : 6th July 2019

Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri to make digital debut with 'Bombers'

Football star Sunil Chhetri making a cameo in a web series "Bombers", a high-octane football drama.

published on : 16th June 2019

In big win for gender equality, Australian female footballers to earn same base pay as men 

Australia has emerged as a champion for equality in the sports arena with netballers and women cricketers also winning better pay deals in recent years.

published on : 7th June 2019

Delhi: Home away from home for Bhutan footballers

While most players of the team do not leave the hotel because of the heat, Lhendup Dorji, a member of Lonestar Kashmir FC in I-League 2nd division, has been here to play before.

published on : 27th May 2019

Footballer to give up UK passport for India dream

Tanvie Hans. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, her face will probably refresh your memory. She featured in the Nike ad ‘Da da ding’ besides eight other female athletes.

published on : 25th May 2019

Manchester United's Paul Pogba odd man out in Premier League team of the year

Pogba is the only non-Manchester City or Liverpool player to be named in the Professional Footballers' Association's Premier League team of the year

published on : 25th April 2019

Bahrain refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi to become Aussie citizen: report

Araibi's return to Melbourne last month ended a tense diplomatic standoff between Thailand, Australia and authorities in Bahrain -- where he is accused of offences linked to 2011 Arab Spring protests

published on : 7th March 2019

Esha Gupta apologises for racist comment on Nigerian footballer

The social media on Monday was abuzz over a snapshot of a Whatsapp conversation that Esha shared on her Instagram stories. The conversation criticised Iwobi for his performance.

published on : 28th January 2019

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah retains BBC African Footballer of the Year award

Yaya Toure is the only other player to have twice won the award in its current form while Nwankwo Kanu won it twice when it was a broader African Sports Personality award.

published on : 15th December 2018

Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi wins Serie A footballer of year award 

Fiorentina's Italian international defender Alia Guagni won the Serie A women's Player of the Year award.

published on : 4th December 2018

Tax evasion: Egypt's retired football star sentenced to a year in prison

Egypt froze Aboutrika's assets in 2015 and placed him on a no-fly list in 2017 over allegations of links to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, labelled a terrorist organization.

published on : 13th November 2018

South Korea international footballer Lee Chang-min crashes SUV, one dead

The 24-year-old midfielder, who has seven senior caps and played at the Rio Olympics, crossed the centre line when driving his SUV on the southern island of Jeju late Monday.

published on : 9th November 2018

Ronaldinho fails to pay USD 2.3 million fine in court case, passport seized

Ronaldinho and his brother Assis were fined USD 2.3 million after being found guilty of building a fishing platform on the Guaiba river in southern Brazil without the necessary permits.

published on : 3rd November 2018

South Korea footballer Jang Hyun-soo faces life ban for deception

Jang, who plays for FC Tokyo in Japan, admitted his deception and was also fined about USD 26,000.

published on : 1st November 2018
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