Diego Maradona

'What killed Maradona?' shows the flipside of life of a football god

Diego Maradona's death on November 2, 2020 was followed by a flood of tributes from around the world and all walks of life.

published on : 16th January 2021

Pope Francis recalls his youth playing football, dubs Diego Maradona 'poet'

The pontiff - described by the paper as 'a pope of the people in the most noble sense of the term' -  touched on the need for teamwork and working towards a shared goal.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona's autopsy shows no trace of alcohol, narcotics

A second autopsy has shown that Diego Maradona did not consume alcohol or narcotics in the days before his death.

published on : 24th December 2020

Maradona mourned, Kobe's tragedy: Sports deaths in 2020

Tony Lewis was one of the men behind the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method used in weather-affected limited-overs cricket matches.

published on : 19th December 2020

Sean Connery to Diego Maradona: Recalling influential people who died in 2020

In a year defined by a devastating pandemic, the world lost iconic defenders of civil rights, great athletes and entertainers who helped define their genres.

published on : 18th December 2020

Napoli renames stadium in honor of Maradona

Fans gathered in thousands at Napoli's stadium to mourn him, leaving candles, flowers, pictures and notes.

published on : 5th December 2020

Argentina's national rugby team apologise for Diego Maradona tribute

rgentina's national rugby team has apologised for its widely criticised tribute to Diego Maradona following the football legend's death from a heart attack.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Impact beyond the football field

It shook the foundations of the world’s richest sports body and incriminated big names, starting from the then FIFA chief Sepp Blatter.

published on : 1st December 2020

Diego Maradona's surgeon being investigated for involuntary manslaughter: Report

Earlier in the day prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating Leopoldo Luque while Argentine television showed police raiding the doctor's surgery and home.

published on : 30th November 2020

It was intimidating to play against Diego Maradona, recalls Indian football team coach Igor Stimac

Before the FIFA World Cup in 1994, when Argentina played an international friendly against Croatia, Stimac had a chance to play against Maradona.

published on : 27th November 2020

Argentines bid a raucous farewell to Diego Maradona amid clashes

Only family members and close friends were permitted at Jardín Bella Vista cemetery for the final religious ceremony and burial of Maradona next to the graves of his parents, Dalma and Diego.

published on : 27th November 2020

This Kannur hotel owns a Maradona museum

On entering suite number 309 of Hotel Blue Nile, you feel an invisible presence of the ‘God of Football’ enveloping you.

published on : 27th November 2020

When Maradona refused to cut a ‘football’

Argentine legend’s love for the game shone through in a simple act during his birthday celebrations in Kannur

published on : 27th November 2020

Maradona's artistry made life bearable for Musthafa

Fifty-three-year-old C T K Musthafa, of Nainaamvalappu here, is among the countless fans of Diego Maradona.

published on : 27th November 2020

Felt I was playing in World Cup: IM Vijayan on meeting Maradona

Outside his family, only two deaths have shaken former India football team captain I M Vijayan beyond words.

published on : 27th November 2020
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