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Asian Games: IOA planning 900 member contingent from listed 2370

Asian Games: IOA planning 900 member contingent from listed 2370

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is planning a jumbo 900-member contingent from the provisional list of 2370 for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia from August 18-September 2.

Jun 02, 2018, 18:27 PM IST
AIFF suspends Minerva owner Bajaj for a year, slaps Rs 10 lakh fine for racial abuse

AIFF suspends Minerva owner Bajaj for a year, slaps Rs 10 lakh fine for racial abuse

I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj was on Monday banned for one year from all football activity and also fined Rs 10 lakh after being found 'guilty' of making racist remarks by AIFF.

May 14, 2018, 17:47 PM IST
AIFF eyes another U-17 WC participation, plans more preparatory tournaments

AIFF eyes another U-17 WC participation, plans more preparatory tournaments

The All India Football Federation is trying to field India's U-16 team in a four-nation tournament in Japan, aiming to mould it into a battle-hardened outfit good enough to qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2019.

May 07, 2018, 21:24 PM IST
AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Padma Shri award

AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Padma Shri award

Chhetri leads the India chart with 56 goals from 97 appearances and is one of the forwards with better strike rates in world football. 

May 01, 2018, 16:26 PM IST
India clubbed with Maldives, Sri Lanka in SAFF Cup

India clubbed with Maldives, Sri Lanka in SAFF Cup

The SAFF Suzuki Cup, the region's premier football tournament, will be played in Bangladesh from September 4 to 15 - marking the third time it has been staged in the country.

Apr 18, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
AIFF to take a call on I-League and ISL merger after AFC report

AIFF to take a call on I-League and ISL merger after AFC report

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das on Thursday said that there is enough time to merge the Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League once they get a detailed report from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Apr 05, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
Santosh Trophy: Karnataka beat Mizoram, set up semifinal clash against Bengal

Santosh Trophy: Karnataka beat Mizoram, set up semifinal clash against Bengal

In the semi-finals slated for March 30, Mizoram will face group A toppers Kerala at the Mohun Bagan ground, while Karnataka will lock horns with hosts Bengal at the Howrah Maidan.

Mar 28, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
India 'thinking' of hosting 2023 AFC Asian Cup, Woman's World Cup

India 'thinking' of hosting 2023 AFC Asian Cup, Woman's World Cup

India's bid to host the next U-20 tournament ended in disappointment after world football governing body FIFA accorded the status to Poland at its council meeting in Bogota, Colombia earlier this month.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:41 PM IST
AIFF launches scouting app on mobile to unearth talent

AIFF launches scouting app on mobile to unearth talent

AIFF's new mobile scouting application Scout-Me will further ease out the scouting process.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:30 PM IST
Unhappy with refereeing, Bengaluru FC owner to suggest AIFF to employ VAR in next ISL

Unhappy with refereeing, Bengaluru FC owner to suggest AIFF to employ VAR in next ISL

Jindal was referring to Udanta's goal which was disallowed by the referee, who had red-flagged him for an offside.

Mar 18, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
AIFF withdraws interim suspension on FC Pune City coach Ranko Popovic

AIFF withdraws interim suspension on FC Pune City coach Ranko Popovic

The revised decision allows the Pune City coach to be on the technical line for the second leg of their semi-final match against Bengaluru FC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. 

Mar 10, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
AIFF begins investigation after Minerva Punjab FC report fixing approaches in I-League

AIFF begins investigation after Minerva Punjab FC report fixing approaches in I-League

The Club owner Ranjit Bajaj had earlier revealed that several of his players were approached by bookies for match-fixing.

Mar 07, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
Super Cup may feature 2nd division teams from next season: AIFF

Super Cup may feature 2nd division teams from next season: AIFF

Justifying the federation's move, I-League CEO Sunando Dhar said, "There was no such fixed plan that only the top four teams from ISL and I-League would play."

Feb 28, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
India football coach Stephen Constantine accepts contract extension

India football coach Stephen Constantine accepts contract extension

Englishman Stephen Constantine on Tuesday said he has accepted the contract extension offered to him by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), which will make hlongest-servingserving national coach in the history of the sport here.

Feb 20, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
Stephen Constantine set to be India coach until 2019 Asian Cup

Stephen Constantine set to be India coach until 2019 Asian Cup

The "unanimous" recommendation was passed in Mumbai by the All India Football Federation's technical committee headed by former India player Shyam Thapa.

Feb 07, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Match-fixing in I-League? Minerva Punjab FC flag attempt to AIFF

Match-fixing in I-League? Minerva Punjab FC flag attempt to AIFF

Acting on I-League leaders Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj's tweet that bribes were offered to two of his players in an alleged match-fixing attempt, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has asked for further details from the club, a source said.

Jan 18, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
Attractive pay, strong culture way forward for Indian football, feels former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia

Attractive pay, strong culture way forward for Indian football, feels former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhutia agreeing to the batting maestro said financial security is definitely a factor while choosing a career but also pointed out that things have improved with the advent of professional leagues in different sports disciplines.

Dec 26, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Indian football team ends year at 105th in FIFA rankings

Indian football team ends year at 105th in FIFA rankings

India began the year at 129th spot and broke into top 100 by occupying 96th – the second best ever after the 94th of February 1996 – in July.

Dec 21, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
ISL 2017-18: Fourth season sees scoring records tumble

ISL 2017-18: Fourth season sees scoring records tumble

Apart from the high scoring rate, sloppy goalkeeping has also been a focus of this year's tournament.

Dec 13, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Former Indian Football team captain Gurdev Singh Gill felicitated

Former Indian Football team captain Gurdev Singh Gill felicitated

The event was organised as Gill was away in Canada when Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated the captains of the Indian football teams that had played in the Asian Games. An Arjuna Award winner, Gill captained India at the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games.

Dec 12, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

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