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Diego Maradona, Sourav Ganguly match to be held on October 9

Diego Maradona, Sourav Ganguly match to be held on October 9

Maradona was initially scheduled to arrive in the third week of September but his trip first got postponed to October 2.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Diego Maradona’s India trip postponed for third time

Diego Maradona’s India trip postponed for third time

Maradona was slated to be come to India on October 3. This was for a conclave on football in Kolkata on the same date. 

Sep 30, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Three FIFA legends pick Diego Maradona as their favourite player

Three FIFA legends pick Diego Maradona as their favourite player

For Nigerian Emmanuel Amunike, Columbian great Carlos Valderrama and Frenchman Marcel Desailly, Maradona was their pick as the best player.

Sep 06, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Dhanraj Pillay, Sourav Ganguly to play in charity match with Diego Maradona

Dhanraj Pillay, Sourav Ganguly to play in charity match with Diego Maradona

Mohun Bagan forward Sony Norde and the club's former greats Chima Okorie, Jose Ramirez Barreto and Odafa Okolie will also be rubbing shoulders with the 1986 World Cup hero.

Aug 16, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
Diego Maradona backs use of video technology to prevent another 'Hand of God'

Diego Maradona backs use of video technology to prevent another 'Hand of God'

The diminutive Argentine, who tapped the ball over the head of onrushing goalkeeper Peter Shilton with his fist to score his country`s first goal, gained even more notoriety when he claimed afterwards it had been scored by the `Hand of God`.

Jul 25, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Much-awaited Diego Maradona's Kolkata tour rescheduled from October 2-4

Much-awaited Diego Maradona's Kolkata tour rescheduled from October 2-4

There will also be a host of other activities in the two-day visit including meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the release said.

Jul 23, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Diego Maradona picks his favourite between two legends

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Diego Maradona picks his favourite between two legends

Turning back to Messi, Maradona said the Barcelona player was still the world`s best despite not having won a World Cup.

Jun 20, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Maradona to visit Kolkata for a 2-day trip in September

Maradona to visit Kolkata for a 2-day trip in September

The two-day visit to the city will be made more special as the icon will play a charity football match against city's favourite son and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on September 19, the day of Mahalaya that marks the beginning of Durga Puja festival.

May 03, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Argentina at risk of missing World Cup without talisman Lionel Messi, says Diego Maradona

Argentina at risk of missing World Cup without talisman Lionel Messi, says Diego Maradona

In Messi`s absence, Argentina will play Uruguay, Venezuela and Peru. The Barcelona forward will return for the team`s last qualifier against Ecuador on October 10.

Apr 25, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Football greats Diego Maradona, Pablo Aimar to visit India ahead of U-17 World Cup

Football greats Diego Maradona, Pablo Aimar to visit India ahead of U-17 World Cup

Argentine great Maradona and Aimar participated in the draw for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea on March 15.

Mar 22, 2017, 21:51 PM IST
Police called to Diego Maradona's hotel over argument

Police called to Diego Maradona's hotel over argument

Maradona is in Madrid to watch his old side Napoli take on European champions Real Madrid 

Feb 15, 2017, 21:36 PM IST
Champions League, PREVIEW: Napoli out to stretch unbeaten run against Real Madrid in last 16 clash

Champions League, PREVIEW: Napoli out to stretch unbeaten run against Real Madrid in last 16 clash

Real captain Sergio Ramos said his team needed to underline their credentials on Wednesday ahead of the return leg at Napoli.

Feb 14, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role

Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role

Maradona, has been invited back into the FIFA fold thanks to a warm relationship with Blatter`s successor Gianni Infantino.

Feb 10, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy

Djokovic, dropped the first set and was 0-3 down in the second against promising 20-year-old Daniil Medvedev in Nis.

Feb 04, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri pips Zinedine Zidane to win FIFA best men`s coach award

Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri pips Zinedine Zidane to win FIFA best men`s coach award

Under Ranieri`s leadership, Leicester pulled off a shocker and defy title odds of 5,000-1 to lift the Premier League trophy.

 

 

Jan 10, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Diego Maradona backs 48-team World Cup plans ahead of crunch FIFA meeting

Diego Maradona backs 48-team World Cup plans ahead of crunch FIFA meeting

Among the major concerns from critics is that a longer tournament would increase pressure on an already strained club schedule.

Jan 09, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
Davis Cup 2016: After Juan Martin del Potro's epic fightback, Federico Delbonis seals Argentina`s maiden title

Davis Cup 2016: After Juan Martin del Potro's epic fightback, Federico Delbonis seals Argentina`s maiden title

Del Potro, who rallied from behind to overcome Andy Murray in a five-set epic in the semi-final, displayed more remarkable resilience and produced an outrageous `tweener` to begin the third set.

Nov 28, 2016, 08:56 AM IST
Fidel Castro was like my second father: Maradona

Fidel Castro was like my second father: Maradona

Maradona spoke to the press in Zagreb, Croatia, where he has travelled to watch the Davis Cup Final between Argentina and Croatia.

Nov 27, 2016, 00:46 AM IST
Diego Maradona hails Fidel Castro as 'second father'

Diego Maradona hails Fidel Castro as 'second father'

Cuba`s historic revolutionary leader died Friday aged 90.

Nov 26, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Davis Cup: Diego Maradona attends Juan Martin Del Potro's victory over Ivo Karlovic

Davis Cup: Diego Maradona attends Juan Martin Del Potro's victory over Ivo Karlovic

Del Potro was rock solid, allowing the Croat not one break point in the entire match which kept the 15,000-capacity crowd enthalled for three hours and 19 minutes.

Nov 26, 2016, 09:50 AM IST