--2017 - Latest News on --2017 | Read Breaking News on Zee News

FIFA team inspects Cooperage ground in Mumbai

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 17:10

A two-member FIFA team visited the refurbished Cooperage football ground here today to have a look at its artificial playing surface and other amenities as part of their inspection of eight venues short-listed to host the Under-17 World Cup in 2017.

Unhappy over 2017 Under-17 World Cup preps, Bhaichung Bhutia slams associations

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 21:25

Expressing frustration over the lack of effort and professionalism on part of the state and district associations, former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday said CEOs and development officers should be appointed at those places to keep a tab on the progress ahead of the 2017 Under-17 World Cup.

U-17 WC hosting rights highlight of 2013 for Indian football

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 12:44

Securing the hosting rights of the prestigious 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup was the lone silver lining in an otherwise disappointing and forgettable year gone by for Indian football.

Hosting U-17 football World Cup will inspire kids: Ganguly

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 18:22

A self-confessed football fan, Sourav Ganguly on Sunday hoped Indian football would get a huge boost by hosting the Under-17 World Cup in 2017 and said he was looking forward to see Brazil in its elements in the 2014 extravaganza.

China eyes collection of lunar samples in 2017

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 10:51

China aims to launch its next unmanned lunar probe in 2017, with the key aim of collecting and bringing back lunar samples, an official said on Monday, after the country`s first probe landed successfully on the moon over the weekend.

India to bid for 2015 and 2016 Club World Cup football: AIFF

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:41

Buoyed after the country was awarded the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup`S hosting rights, the All India Football Federation is set to bid for the 2015 and 2016 editions of the Club World Championships.

India set to submit U-17 FIFA World Cup bid documents

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 14:21

The uncertainty over India presenting its bid documents to host the 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup before the stipulated deadline ended on Friday with the government furnishing the required guarantees so that AIFF can submit the documents to the sport`s world governing body.

World`s fastest man Usain Bolt may compete until 2017 World Championships

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 17:20

Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, may continue competing until the 2017 world championships in London, the Jamaican told the BBC on Thursday.

Government approves India`s bid to host U-17 Football WC

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 15:00

The government on thursday gave the go-ahead to India`s ambitious bid to host the U-17 Football World Cup in 2017, thus boosting the country`s chances of organising the tournament that is already being backed by FIFA Vice President Jerome Valcke.

Indian government clears Under-17 WC bid

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 14:03

In what could only be seen as good news for India, the government is set to clear the bid made by the country to hose the Under-17 World Cup in 2017 when the union cabinet takes up this matter on Thursday.

Kenya to increase broadband access

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 13:19

Kenya plans to increase the country`s broadband access to 20 percent by the year 2017, a top official said.

Indian team to depart for Champions Trophy on May 29

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 16:06

The Indian cricket team will depart for England and Wales from here May 29 to participate in the ICC Champions Trophy to be held June 6-23.