Pique extends Barcelona contract until 2022

Barcelona, Jan 29 : Star FC Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué on Monday extended his contract with the Catalan football giants until 2022. “It’s official – @3gerardpique has signed a new Barça contract until 2022,” FC Barcelona tweeted. The 30-year-old has been with the club since 2008. In his 424 appearances, he has helped Barcelona clinch […]

AC Milan bag 3rd straight win, Sampdoria stun Roma in Serie A

Rome, Jan 29 : AC Milan notched their third consecutive win in Italian Serie A football action, downing Lazio in a hard fought 2-1 match in Milan, while Sampdoria upset AS Roma 1-0 here. Milan’s Sunday night win — their fourth in five matches — lifted them to the seventh spot with 34 points — […]

Young footballer Sarangi to train at Asipire Academy

New Delhi, Jan 29 : Young Indian footballer Shubham Sarangi will train for four months at the renowned Aspire Academy in Doha, the player’s Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos announced on Monday. The 17-year-old forward, who signed for the capital franchise earlier this month, was delighted on getting “a wonderful opportunity”. “This is […]

I-League: Minerva Punjab aim to consolidate lead against East Bengal

Kolkata, Jan 29 : Surprise league leaders Minerva Punjab FC will look to continue their dream run and consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on third-placed city giants East Bengal in an I-League encounter at the Barasat Stadium here on Tuesday. Minerva, four points clear of second-placed Neroca FC […]

Mexico crowned CONCACAF Women’s U-20 champions

Couva (Trinidad and Tobago), Jan 29 : Mexico were crowned CONCACAF Women’s U-20 champions for the first time in history after a drama-filled victory over holders US here on Monday. Mexico defender Miriam Garcia was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) while Jordyn Huitema from Canada won the Golden Boot. Meanwhile, as the tournament served […]