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Real Madrid legend Di Stefano dies aged 88

Real Madrid legend Di Stefano dies aged 88

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:06

Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, considered of the greatest footballers ever, died in a Spanish hospital on Monday aged 88, drawing tributes from around the sporting world.

Tributes pour in for Alfredo Di Stefano

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:20

Real Madrid and world football legend, Alfredo Di Stefano passed away in Madrid after having suffered a heart attack two days back.

FIFA chief Blatter ready to run again despite opposition

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 05:31

FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Wednesday all but confirmed he would run for re-election despite criticism that the game and organisation have been tarnished by accusations of corruption during his long reign.

Europe tells soccer boss Blatter he`s no longer man for the job

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 11:18

Europe`s powerful soccer body told FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Tuesday that he was no longer fit to run an organisation mired in allegations of corruption, in a stinging indictment of his reign just two days before the World Cup kicks off.

Rousseff defends Brazil`s World Cup spending, urges warm welcome

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 09:30

Less than 48 hours before the month-long soccer World Cup kicks off in Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff defended the cost of hosting the tournament, vowed to punish corruption and urged her compatriots to give visiting fans a warm welcome.

Blatter takes aim at FIFA `destroyers`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 21:11

Sao Paulo: World football chief Sepp Blatter blasted critics trying to "destroy" FIFA as he launched a staunch defence of his scandal-tainted organisation.

Glitzy new league may not be answer to India's soccer woes

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 15:27

A new franchise-based soccer league with celebrity owners will kick off in India later this year but not everyone is convinced that it will help lift the country out of the lower echelons of the world game.

Bananas creating wave to support anti-racism

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 15:03

The reaction by Barcelona`s Dani Alves, on the racist incident during Barcelona`s match against Villarreal, has created a widespread wave over the world.

Hillsborough legacy faces safe standing test

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 09:30

Twenty-five years on from the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, the all-seater stadia that became the tragedy`s legacy are at the heart of a debate about the English fan experience.

ISL bids to be evaluated by high-profile panel

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 15:29

All set to take Indian football by storm, bids for the prospective Indian Super League franchises would come under intense scrutiny of a high-profile seven-member panel which will evaluate the documents till tomorrow evening before a formal announcement on Sunday.

Blatter `mum` over `Qatar losing out on 2022 World Cup` report after new bribery allegations

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 13:15

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is reportedly tight-lipped on whether Qatar could be stripped of the hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup over a new round of bribery allegations, which have been referred to its ethics committee.

Qatar 2022 World Cup committee denies wrong doing

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 19:29

Qatar`s 2022 World Cup organising committee has denied being aware of any alleged payments by the disgraced former head of the country`s soccer association to an ex-vice president of FIFA