Ivory Coast

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba to retire in 2018

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba to retire in 2018

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will retire from the sport following the conclusion of the next United Soccer League (USL) season in November 2018.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Morocco, Tunisia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Ivory Coast miss out

Morocco, Tunisia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Ivory Coast miss out

Senegal sealed a place in Russia on Friday by winning 2-0 in South Africa and the other two African qualifiers, Nigeria and Egypt, secured slots last month.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast

Four Moldovan nationals were killed and three French soldiers hurt on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by France`s army crashed off Ivory Coast, authorities said.

Oct 14, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote dies after collapsing during training in China

Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote dies after collapsing during training in China

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez paid tribute to the talented Tiote, one of 10 children who like many of his international team-mates grew up in abject poverty and didn`t possess a pair of boots until he was 15.

Jun 05, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
Didier Drogba signs for US second tier club Phoenix Rising

Didier Drogba signs for US second tier club Phoenix Rising

Drogba's arrival in Arizona comes after a turbulent spell with MLS side Montreal Impact came to an end last season.

Apr 13, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
2018 FIFA World Cup: Hosts Russia's defeat raises alarm bells

2018 FIFA World Cup: Hosts Russia's defeat raises alarm bells

Russia, jeered off the field at the end of the game, have won just three games in 12 over the past year.

Mar 25, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
Manchester City's Yaya Toure announces retirement from International football

Manchester City's Yaya Toure announces retirement from International football

The 33-year-old has been capped 102 times by his country, scoring 19 goals.

Sep 20, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

Champions Ivory Coast survive scare to qualify

Title-holders Ivory Coast cleared a header off their goal-line in stoppage time to hang on to a 1-1 draw with Sierra Leone on Saturday to squeeze into the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals. 

Sep 04, 2016, 03:37 AM IST
Not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but this footballer is likely to be Jose Mourinho's first signing

Not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but this footballer is likely to be Jose Mourinho's first signing

Ibrahimovic has been linked with a move to United -- having left French champions Paris Saint Germain at the end of the season just finished -- as he enjoyed a good relationship with Mourinho at Italian side Inter Milan.

Jun 08, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Ivory Coast deploys rangers to protect dwarf elephants

Ivory Coast has deployed teams of rangers to protect the country's last surviving dwarf elephants from extinction, the head of the national park service.

Apr 21, 2016, 01:44 AM IST

Gunmen attack European Union military training base in Mali capital

Gunmen on Monday attacked a hotel in Mali`s capital Bamako that had been converted into a base for a European Union military training mission in the West African nation, a Defence Ministry official and a witness said.

Mar 22, 2016, 03:23 AM IST

Al Qaeda attack will not derail Ivory Coast revival: President

President Alassane Ouattara vowed on Wednesday that an al Qaeda-claimed attack on an Ivory Coast beach resort that killed 19 people would not derail the nation`s post-war revival.

Mar 17, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

French death toll in Ivory Coast attack rises to 4: Presidency

The number of French citizens killed in a jihadist attack on the Ivorian beach resort of Grand-Bassam has risen to four, the presidency said on Monday.

Mar 15, 2016, 00:40 AM IST

Al Qaeda claims full responsibility of firing in Ivory Coast

Car bomb blast kills 34 in Ankara, Turkey. No terrorist organization took the responsibility. on the other side shooting incident in Ivory coast has also killed many.

Mar 14, 2016, 13:04 PM IST
PM Modi condemns multiple terror attacks in Ivory Coast, Ankara

PM Modi condemns multiple terror attacks in Ivory Coast, Ankara

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the terror attacks in Ivory Coast and Turkey in which several people have been killed.

Mar 14, 2016, 09:06 AM IST
Al-Qaeda claims deadly attack at Ivory Coast beach resort which killed 16

Al-Qaeda claims deadly attack at Ivory Coast beach resort which killed 16

Gunmen killed 16 people at an Ivory Coast resort leaving bodies strewn on the beach, in an attack claimed by an Al-Qaeda affiliate as fears grow of a mounting jihadist threat in west Africa.

Mar 14, 2016, 09:00 AM IST

10 killed in Ivory Coast beach resort attack

The Grand-Bassam resort, about 40 km east of the capital Abidjan, is popular with westerners.

Mar 13, 2016, 23:08 PM IST

India trying to rescue hijacked Indian, Pakistani sailors

 India is trying to rescue two sailors -- an Indian and a Pakistani -- after a ship was hijacked by pirates near Africa, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday.

Feb 21, 2016, 20:49 PM IST

All eyes on trial of I Coast`s fallen strongman Gbagbo

Gbagbo becomes the first ex-head of state to stand in the dock at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Jan 28, 2016, 09:39 AM IST

Ivory Coast President Ouattara easily wins re-election

Ivory Coast's electoral commission says the president has won a second five-year term.

Oct 28, 2015, 11:51 AM IST