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Brazilian football chief Marco Polo Del Nero given 90-day FIFA ban

Brazilian football chief Marco Polo Del Nero given 90-day FIFA ban

The 76-year-old, a former member of the FIFA Council, is the latest prominent South American official to be banned by the sport`s governing body as part of its investigation into a vast corruption scandal.

Dec 15, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo leapfrogs Pele in list of all-time international goalscorers

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo leapfrogs Pele in list of all-time international goalscorers

Ronaldo's 78 puts him alongside Iraq's Hussein Saeed at position 5. He is now six goals behind Hungary's Ferenc Puskas, who is still the top scorer among Europeans. Leading the chart is Iran's Ali Daei with 109 goals in 149 international appearances.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Usain Bolt finds uncanny resemblance with Don Bradman after finishing with bronze in final 100m race of his career

Usain Bolt finds uncanny resemblance with Don Bradman after finishing with bronze in final 100m race of his career

As for Bolt, he did find himself alongside greatest like Muhammad Ali and Pele, as he had wished for, prior to the Rio Olympics. Well, both had bid adieu to their sports in a similar manner. While Pele failed to score a goal in his very last game for Brazil, Muhammad Ali had lost his final bout. They are also human after all, probably that's how they part.  

Aug 07, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
There is no doubt... Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player, says Brazilian legend Pele

There is no doubt... Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player, says Brazilian legend Pele

Since both coming under the limelight, the duo have been compared to one another with stats and numbers lined up to put one above the other on the list of the greatest player of this generation.

Jun 18, 2017, 11:50 AM IST
Neymar technically 'way better' than Cristiano Ronaldo : Pele

Neymar technically 'way better' than Cristiano Ronaldo : Pele

Pele believes the Portugal star has only one advantage over Neymar i.e his aerial power.

Feb 04, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Football legend Pele using a walker-his new 'soccer shoes with wheels'

Football legend Pele using a walker-his new 'soccer shoes with wheels'

Pele also underwent back surgery in 2015 for what was described as a "nerve root decompression."

Nov 19, 2016, 10:38 AM IST
Brazil legend Rivaldo to grace Subroto Cup finals

Brazil legend Rivaldo to grace Subroto Cup finals

The 44-year-old former Barcelona and Milan star is expected to make an appearance for the U-17 junior boys final at the Ambedkar Stadium on October 22.

Sep 08, 2016, 22:58 PM IST
Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

The Brazilian legend, who declined a request to participate in the Rio 2016 opening ceremony due to ill health, also praised organisers for a successful Games.

Aug 22, 2016, 15:18 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: All you need to know about Closing Ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016: All you need to know about Closing Ceremony

But the best part of any Olympics closing ceremony is athletes walking together, without any distinction or grouping by nationality in the Parade of Athletes.

Aug 21, 2016, 22:38 PM IST
Rio Olympics Closing ceremony – Day, Time, Venue, Live Streaming

Rio Olympics Closing ceremony – Day, Time, Venue, Live Streaming

At the conclusion of the ceremony, the Olympic flag will be passed on to Tokyo, where the 2020 games will be held.

Aug 21, 2016, 07:29 AM IST
Soccer great Pele to play no role at Rio Olympics 2016 closing ceremony

Soccer great Pele to play no role at Rio Olympics 2016 closing ceremony

Pele, 75, underwent hip surgery at the end of last year and has said his rehabilitation has been difficult.

Aug 19, 2016, 22:25 PM IST
Rio Olympics: Pele hopes to be at Rio closing ceremony

Rio Olympics: Pele hopes to be at Rio closing ceremony

Widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time, Pele -- real name Edson Arantes do Nascimento -- won three World Cups with Brazil.

Aug 10, 2016, 09:40 AM IST
Rio Olympics: Brazil legend Pele to skip lighting Olympic cauldron due to poor health

Rio Olympics: Brazil legend Pele to skip lighting Olympic cauldron due to poor health

"Right now I am not in physical condition to take part in the opening of the Olympics", said Pele.

Aug 05, 2016, 23:12 PM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Opening Ceremony — India time, date, venue, TV listing, online streaming and many more...

2016 Rio Olympics: Opening Ceremony — India time, date, venue, TV listing, online streaming and many more...

India time, date, venue, TV listing, online streaming and many more...

Aug 03, 2016, 20:44 PM IST
Rio Games: Usain Bolt targets third sprint sweep to close Olympic chapter

Rio Games: Usain Bolt targets third sprint sweep to close Olympic chapter

Barring injury or mishap, Bolt will run in his ninth Olympic final in the relay at the Rio Olympic Stadium on Aug. 20, the day before he turns 30.

Jul 21, 2016, 09:08 AM IST
Pele releases song celebrating 2016 Rio Olympics

Pele releases song celebrating 2016 Rio Olympics

The Olympics open August 5.

Jul 16, 2016, 23:34 PM IST
Brazil legend Pele marries for 3rd time

Brazil legend Pele marries for 3rd time

The 75-year-old Brazilian tied the knot with his 50-year-old Japanese fiancee Marcia Cibele Aoki.

Jul 10, 2016, 22:47 PM IST
Marriage at 75: Brazil legend Pele still got so much to give

Marriage at 75: Brazil legend Pele still got so much to give

This will be Pele's third marriage and the three-time World Cup winner has three children.

Jul 09, 2016, 23:01 PM IST
Pele urges Lionel Messi to reconsider leaving Argentine national team

Pele urges Lionel Messi to reconsider leaving Argentine national team

Messi, the 29-year-old forward of FC Barcelona and the Argentina squad, announced on June 26 his retirement from the national team.

Jul 01, 2016, 20:21 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo is the best at the moment: Pele

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best at the moment: Pele

The three-time World Cup winner said the lack of superstars in global football is not good for the game.

Jun 14, 2016, 19:28 PM IST