FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal beat Mexico to finish third

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal beat Mexico to finish third

European champions Portugal were without captain Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid star was released from the squad to return home to meet his newborn twins. 

Jul 02, 2017, 21:05 PM IST
FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal without Cristiano Ronaldo for Mexico play-off

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal without Cristiano Ronaldo for Mexico play-off

Borussia Dortmund's Raphael Guerreiro is also missing for Portugal through injury, but veteran defender Pepe returns after he was suspended for the Chile clash. 

Jul 01, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
FIFA Confederations Cup final: Germany vs Chile – Live Streaming, TV Listing, Date, Time, Venue

FIFA Confederations Cup final: Germany vs Chile – Live Streaming, TV Listing, Date, Time, Venue

Regardless of what happens in the final there will be a new name on the trophy, as both Germany and Chile have never won this tournament.

Jul 01, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Mexico, top of Group A equal with Portugal on four points by virtue of having scored one more goal, face Russia, who are just a point behind in third.

Jun 23, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
FIFA Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down hosts Russia by solitary goal

FIFA Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down hosts Russia by solitary goal

The 32-year-old netted after just eight minutes to give the Euro 2016 winners their first victory in Group A as they leapfrog Russia in the standings.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane pleads with Cristiano Ronaldo after `I quit` bombshell

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane pleads with Cristiano Ronaldo after `I quit` bombshell

Ronaldo, on Confederations Cup duty in Russia with Portugal, is reportedly furious over a tax probe into the off shore accounts dealing with his image rights, and has reportedly vowed to leave Spain.

Jun 18, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Since its inception in 1997, the Confederations Cup has been won four times by Brazil, twice by France and once by Mexico.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
FIFA Confederations Cup: Russia, New Zealand primed for Saint Petersburg opener

FIFA Confederations Cup: Russia, New Zealand primed for Saint Petersburg opener

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the opener along with FIFA boss Gianni Infantino at Saint Petersburg's purpose-built World Cup 68,000-seater stadium.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:36 PM IST
FIFA task force recommends shorter Nov-Dec World Cup for Qatar 2022

FIFA task force recommends shorter Nov-Dec World Cup for Qatar 2022

A FIFA task force examining dates for the Qatar World Cup has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament, staged over the cooler months of November and December 2022.

Feb 24, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

Brazil promises secure World Cup

The Brazilian government will ensure security in the FIFA World Cup which will take place in 12 Brazilian cities in June, President Dilma Rousseff said.

Apr 17, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Neymar nominated for Golden Ball

Brazil`s Neymar has been included on a six-man shortlist for the FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball award.

Jun 30, 2013, 13:37 PM IST

Local press blasts national team, coach after Mexico booted

Mexico`s national team and coach were lambasted by the local press following the squad`s 0-2 loss to Brazil and subsequent elimination from the FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil.

Jun 21, 2013, 19:07 PM IST

Italy edge spirited Japan to seal final-four spot

Second-half substitute Sebastian Giovinco scored a dramatic 86th-minute winner here as Italy defeated Japan 4-3 in a pulsating FIFA Confederations Cup Group A match.

Jun 20, 2013, 14:44 PM IST

FIFA Confederations Cup, Group B preview

Spain and Uruguay raise the Group B curtain at Recife`s Arena Pernambuco Sunday in a fixture laden with European-based stars. The less-fancied Tahiti and Nigeria open their campaign the following day at Belo Horizonte`s Mineirao.

Jun 10, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Brazil close to regaining winning ways: Alves

Daniel Alves is adamant Brazil are on track to recapture their status as a football power ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup later this month.

Jun 05, 2013, 12:41 PM IST

Paulinho earns draw for Brazil in Maracana reopening

A sublime 83rd-minute volley from Paulinho earned Brazil a 2-2 draw against England in the first match at the revamped Maracana stadium.

Jun 03, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

Fred praises Brazil spirit in match against England

Though Brazil`s friendly match against England to re-inaugurate the iconic Maracana stadium ended in a 2-2 draw, the home team had good reason to be satisfied, striker Fred said.

Jun 03, 2013, 12:58 PM IST

Brazilian stadiums face problems before Confederations Cup

Some of Brazil`s stadiums which will host the FIFA Confederations Cup in June are facing problems, two weeks before the beginning of the tourney.

May 28, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

42,000 more FIFA Confederations Cup tickets go on sale

World football`s governing body FIFA has made available an extra 42,308 tickets to the general public for June`s Confederations Cup in Brazil.

Feb 28, 2013, 14:41 PM IST

`Maracana strike no threat to FIFA deadline`

Rio de Janeiro`s state government insists that Maracana Stadium remains on target to be ready for FIFA Confederations Cup in June.

Feb 19, 2013, 12:18 PM IST