ISL: Dynamos to travel to Kolkata & Doha for pre-season training

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Delhi Dynamos FC are set for a month-long pre-season camp in Kolkata and Doha, as the two-time semi-finalists begin their preparation for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season. The side led by new head coach Josep Gombau will be playing three friendly matches each in Kolkata and Doha, before […]

Olimpia takes first place in Honduran league tournament

Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Aug 16 : Olimpia defeated Universidad Pedagogica 1-0, grabbing the top spot in the Honduran Apertura football tournament standings. Olimpia, which now has 10 points, had to work hard to overcome Universidad, which fought back and had several chances to tie the score, reports Efe. The match at National Stadium on Wednesday mostly […]

Chhetri rues football team’s Asian Games snub

Kolkata, Aug 16 : India captain Sunil Chhetri on Thursday said the football team needs to be given a chance to perform after the the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) decided not to allow the side to participate in the upcoming 2018 Asian Games. “Suddenly India is not going to win medals. You got to give […]

India U-23 footballers to travel to Australia for camp

New Delhi, Aug 16 : A 22-member India U-23 football team will travel to Australia on Friday as part of their preparation for the forthcoming SAFF Suzuki Cup. The squad has been camping here since July 28. India will be based at the Valentine Sports Park in Sydney for another 16-day long preparatory camp before […]

India beat Nepal to make U-15 SAFF final

Thimpu, Aug 16 : The Indian U-15 womens team progressed to the final of the SAFF U-15 Championship after defeating Nepal 2-1 in the semi-finals at the Changlimithang Stadium here on Thursday. Lynda Kom’s 31st minute strike followed by Kritina Devi’s 58th minute goal led the Indian Women to a hard fought win over a […]

Arsenal’s Maitland-Niles sidelined over leg injury

London, Aug 16 : Arsenal on Thursday announced that midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles would be sidelined for about six to eight weeks over a leg injury. Maitland-Niles, 20, sustained a small fracture to his left fibula during Sunday’s English Premier League match against Arsenal which ended in the latter’s defeat 0-2, reports Efe. Right back Carl […]