Scarf sellers at ISL venue blame cash crunch for business bit

Kolkata, Nov 17 : The demonetisation has apparently hit even the scarf sellers who ply their trade outside the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium where Indian Super League (ISL) football matches are being held this year. Ahead of Atletico de Kolkata’s home tie against NorthEast United FC on Thursday, the scarf sellers looked sombre as their business […]

Footballers support fight against climate change

Marrakech (Morocco), Nov 8 : A delegation of footballers, led by Ghanaian star Abedi Pele, on Tuesday visited the tent village of Bab Ighli here to express their support for the fight against climate change, summit organisers said. Abedi Pele highlighted the role that sports stars have to play to promote noble causes such as […]

Romanian Marica ends football career

Bucharest, Oct 31 : Romanian striker Ciprian Marica announced his retirement from football on Monday after 15 years as a professional due to physical problems he has been suffering for months. In a message on his Facebook account, the 31-year-old thanked the game for everything it gave him and the fans for their support, appreciation, […]

Brazilian court suspends result of Rio derby

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 19 : Flamengo’s hopes of winning their first Brazilian Serie A title since 2009 suffered a blow when a sports tribunal temporarily suspended their 2-1 victory over local rivals Fluminense. Brazil’s Sports Justice Court (STJD) said on Tuesday that it accepted a request by Fluminense to open proceedings into the result […]

ISL match on schedule, have asked police to provide security: Goa CM

Panaji, Oct 7 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday ended the suspense over the hosting of the Indian Super League (ISL) tie between FC Goa and FC Pune City in Fatorda on Saturday, saying he has spoken to the state police department and asked them to provide the required security. “Security will be […]

ISL: NGT moved against floodlight matches at Rabindra Sarobar

Kolkata, Sep 10 : Claiming that holding of ISL matches under floodlights at the Rabindra Sarobar stadium could cause ecological hazard, a petitioner has moved the National Green Tribunal pleading that the games should not be organised at night without proper environmental monitoring. The Public Interest Litigation, filed before the eastern zone bench of the […]