2015 FIFA Women`s World Cup kicks off in Canada
2015 FIFA Women`s World Cup kicks off in Canada

The 2015 Women`s World Cup kicked off on Saturday with hosts Canada playing Group A rivals China in the opening game in Edmonton.

Michel Platini unchallenged as UEFA leader
Michel Platini unchallenged as UEFA leader

Michel Platini will on Tuesday be elected to a third term as head of European governing body UEFA, putting him on course to add master sports powerbroker to his status as a football legend.

Africa Cup of Nations: Renard dedicates title to Ivorian people

Ivory Coast Herve Renard dedicated a dramatic Africa Cup of Nations final triumph Sunday to the people of the country.

Carlos Tevez stars as Juventus rout Verona to extend lead
Carlos Tevez stars as Juventus rout Verona to extend lead

Carlos Tevez hit a brace as unstoppable Juventus stretched their lead over Roma to five points at the top of Serie A on Sunday after a 4-0 rout of Verona.

Fernando Torres to return to Atletico Madrid on loan
Fernando Torres to return to Atletico Madrid on loan

Spain forward Fernando Torres has agreed to return to Atletico Madrid on loan from AC Milan until the end of the 2015-16 season, seven and a half years after leaving his boyhood club, the La Liga champions said on Monday.

Champions League: Frank Lampard ruled out of Man City's clash in Moscow
Champions League: Frank Lampard ruled out of Man City's clash in Moscow

Manchester City will be without midfielder Frank Lampard for Tuesday`s Champions League trip away to CSKA Moscow after he was injured in his side`s 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

Daniel Sturridge set for prolonged spell on sidelines
Daniel Sturridge set for prolonged spell on sidelines

 Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed England striker Daniel Sturridge is set to be sidelined for another month.

Alex Ferguson not to blame for Manchester United's recent failures: Rio Ferdinand
Alex Ferguson not to blame for Manchester United's recent failures: Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand, one of the world's top defenders in football, has defended his former manager Alex Ferguson, saying that he can't be blamed for the recent failures of Manchester United.

Filippo Inzhagi opens with Milan win, Nemanja Vidic sent-off for Inter
Filippo Inzhagi opens with Milan win, Nemanja Vidic sent-off for Inter

 Filippo Inzaghi got his tenure as AC Milan coach off to the best possible start with a scintillating 3-1 victory over Lazio at the San Siro on Sunday.

Boca lose patience with decorated coach Bianchi
Boca lose patience with decorated coach Bianchi

Argentine giants Boca Juniors sacked their record title-winning coach Carlos Bianchi on Thursday after a disappointing third spell in charge.

Wilmots wants more from Hazard in Argentina clash

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has taken Eden Hazard to one side to discuss how to get the best from the gifted but under-performing midfielder for Saturday`s World Cup quarter-final against Argentina.

Germany coach urges players to stay focused

Germany coach Joachim Loew has urged his side to stay focused and avoid surprises when they face Ghana in Group G of the FIFA World Cup here Saturday.

From Ground Zero: Ronaldo fails as Muller shines in 4-0 rout

On the grandstand of Fonte Nova in Salvador, German Chancellor Angela Merkel clapped with great joy four times four times on the Monday afternoon. Sitting beside the Bahia state governor Jaques Wagner, the German leader saw the football team of his country trouncing Portugal 4-0 in their opening Group G game.

Football WC: Thomas Mueller surprised how easy it was to destroy Portugal

Thomas Mueller and his Germany team mates could hardly believe their eyes when they looked up at the scoreboard early in the first half and saw they were leading Portugal 2-0 in their World Cup opening match on Monday.

FA Cup 2014: Arsenal vs Hull City – As it happened...

Welcome to our live blog of the 2014 FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Hull City.

Van Gaal to offer Giggs senior post at Man United after becoming new manager

Speculations are rife that Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal would offer Manchester United veteran and current interim boss Ryan Giggs a senior position on his coaching staff if the Dutchman is named the new manager of the club.

Mizoram play Tamil Nadu, Railways face Maha in Santosh Trophy

High flying Mizoram will look to extend their seven-match winning streak when they take on Tamil Nadu and a buoyant Railways face Maharashtra in the two semifinals of the 68th National Championships for Santosh Trophy at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here on Friday.

Blatter says World Cup problems are under control

Problems with Brazil`s World Cup venues are under control with just 100 days to go before the first match kicks off, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday.

FIFA team inspects AIFF venues in Goa for U-17 World Cup

A FIFA team on Saturday visited Goa as part of its ongoing tour to inspect venues suggested by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), for hosting matches of the U-17 World Cup to be held in India in 2017.

FIFA team meets Sports Ministry, starts inspection of venues

Taking the first step towards ensuring smooth conduct of the 2017 Under-17 football World Cup in India, a three-member FIFA team has met officials of the Sports Ministry before leaving to inspect probable venues for the showpiece event.