Arrest warrant against Trinamool's footballer MP Prasun Banerjee to stay: Court
Arrest warrant against Trinamool's footballer MP Prasun Banerjee to stay: Court

A West Bengal court, which issued an arrest warrant against Trinamool MP and former international footballer Prasun Banerjee, on Saturday turned down a plea to take back the order.

Galatasaray finally get their man as Lukas Podolski signs
Galatasaray finally get their man as Lukas Podolski signs

Lukas Podolski completed his transfer from Arsenal to Galatasaray on Saturday after the Turkish club agreed a fee of around 2.85 million pounds ($4.45 million) to finally land their man at the fourth attempt.

Lyon sign France U-20 defender Nganioni
Lyon sign France U-20 defender Nganioni

French football club Lyon has announced that it has signed young defender Louis Nganioni, who will start his professional career.

Dinamo Zagreb chief detained over alleged tax fraud, bribery
Dinamo Zagreb chief detained over alleged tax fraud, bribery

 Police on Saturday detained controversial Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic and his younger brother Zoran, the Croatian champions` coach, on suspicion of multi-million-euro bribery and tax evasion, the club said.

Pakistan`s Faisal Saleh Hayat gets AFC nod on election
Pakistan`s Faisal Saleh Hayat gets AFC nod on election

Pakistan`s football chief Saturday received a boost in his fight to ward off the challenge of a rival body when the Asian football body recognised his re-election.

'Atletico fans won't forgive David de Gea if he joins Real'
'Atletico fans won't forgive David de Gea if he joins Real'

Former Atletico Madrid defender Tomas Ujfalusi on Saturday warned his ex-teammate David de Gea, saying the club's fans will not forgive the current Manchester United goalkeeper if he joins cross-city rivals Real.

Arsenal forward Podolski signing up with Galatasaray
Arsenal forward Podolski signing up with Galatasaray

With forward Lukas Podolski leaving Arsenal after not being able to get game time under manager Arsene Wenger, his agent has confirmed the German will sign up with Turkish football club Galatasaray this summer.

Chile will continue to attack Argentina: Sampaoli
Chile will continue to attack Argentina: Sampaoli

Chile football coach Jorge Sampaoli said his side will not change the way they play when they meet Argentina in the final of the Copa America here on Saturday.

Chile must be perfect to beat Argentina, says Gary Medel
Chile must be perfect to beat Argentina, says Gary Medel

Chile will have to put on a perfect display in the Copa America final to overcome favourites Argentina and win the tournament for the first time, defender Gary Medel said on Friday.

Sergio Aguero praises Chile trio ahead of Copa America final
Sergio Aguero praises Chile trio ahead of Copa America final

Gary Medel, Jorge Valdivia and Eduardo Vargas are three Chile players who have caught Sergio Aguero`s eye at the Copa America, the Argentina striker said on Friday.

Current Argentina side is one of the best, says Gerardo Martino
Current Argentina side is one of the best, says Gerardo Martino

The current generation of Argentina players is one of the best ever even though the team have not won a major trophy in 22 years, coach Gerardo Martino said on Friday.

Women's World Cup final: Japan vs USA - Preview
Women's World Cup final: Japan vs USA - Preview

Japan can expect a United States at "full throttle" and bent on revenge on Sunday as the Asian champions bid to defend their title in the Women`s World Cup final.

It will be the third showdown between the two sides in a major championship final.

Despite FIFA scandal, the show goes on for South American football
Despite FIFA scandal, the show goes on for South American football

When Chile hosts Argentina on Saturday in the final of the quadrennial Copa America tournament, little may seem out of the ordinary unless the home team, which has never won a major football competition, pulls off an upset.

FIFA's Jeffrey Webb charged in Cayman Island's corruption case: Reports
FIFA's Jeffrey Webb charged in Cayman Island's corruption case: Reports

Suspended FIFA vice-president and CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb, already facing charges in soccer`s global bribery scandal, has now been charged in a healthcare fraud case in his native Cayman Islands, local media reported on Friday.

No Sepp Blatter, no problem say World Cup organisers
No Sepp Blatter, no problem say World Cup organisers

Players do not care who hands out trophies and the absence of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter will not have any impact on the Women`s World Cup final, organisers said on Friday.

Copa America: Peru clinch third as Paraguay downed
Copa America: Peru clinch third as Paraguay downed

Paolo Guerrero fired Peru to a third place play-off victory over Paraguay here Friday to stay in the hunt for Copa America tournament top-scorer honours.

All eyes on Lionel Messi at Copa America climax
All eyes on Lionel Messi at Copa America climax

Lionel Messi and Argentina will be chasing a first major title in 22 years Saturday when they face hosts Chile in a dream Copa America final in Santiago. 

ATK sign Spanish goalkeeper Calatayud
ATK sign Spanish goalkeeper Calatayud

 Reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata announced the signing of Spanish professional footballer Juan Calatayud as a goalkeeper for the upcoming season of ISL.

Chelsea sign Radamel Falcao on one-year loan
Chelsea sign Radamel Falcao on one-year loan

Chelsea have signed Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, the Premier League champions said on Friday.

PSG ready to spend after sanctions lifted, says president
PSG ready to spend after sanctions lifted, says president

UEFA has lifted financial sanctions against Paris Saint Germain and the French champions will now launch into the transfer market, their president said Friday.