Footballer Chima Okorie starts new innings on celluloid

International footballer Chima Okorie, who strode the Kolkata Maidan of the late 80s like a tiger, is all set to debut in a film titled 'Lakhyabhed'.

Samuel L Jackson pays tribute to footballer

Hollywood star Samuel L Jackson has paid tribute to Australian footballer Dylan Tombides, who passed away on Friday.

Pakistan street children return to rapturous welcome

Pakistan`s street children footballers returned home Tuesday to jubilant scenes after clinching the bronze medal in Brazil, with captain Sameer Ahmed hailing the "once in a lifetime" experience.

Hungary Olympic legend Novak dead at 75

Former Hungary footballer and double Olympic gold medal winner Dezso Novak has died at the age of 75, his family announced to the Hungarian Football Association late Wednesday.

Body of Trinadad and Tobago footballer to be flown home next week

The body of Trinidad and Tobago international footballer Akeem Adams who died here Monday will be flown home next week, his agent Dion Sosa said.

Tripura probing juvenile home death of Nigerian

No headway has yet been made into the probe on the death of Nigerian 17-year-old footballer Auro Azendu Joel, who was found dead in a juvenile home in Tripura three days ago, officials said Saturday.

‘Lottery winning’ EPL footballer fears fans` backlash

A top footballer from the Premier League has won 125,000 pounds in Lottery, but the star player has requested anonymity to avoid getting abused from fans.

India`s longest playing footballer honoured

One of India`s longest playing footballers, now retired, has been given the "Lifetime Achievement Award" for his "valuable contribution" to the game - from 1954 until his retirement in 2008.

Four men charged with kidnapping Hulk`s sister

Brazilian prosecutors have charged four men in connection with last month`s kidnapping of the sister of Brazil international footballer Hulk.

Beckham to shift base to NY for wife`s career

Footballer David Beckham is planning to move to New York so that his wife Victoria Beckham can take her fashion career.

Reality show star Amy Childs denies fling with footballer

Amy Childs has admitted that her romance with city broker Joe Hurlock is on the rocks, she insists she is ‘no love cheat.’

``I`ve been thrown to the lions`` by footballer gagging order: Imogen Thomas

The former Miss Wales said that she had no intention of spilling the beans about her six months’ relationship with the married footballer.

I could have been a footballer, says Ranbir Kapoor

Few know that Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor had his heart set on being a football player.

Factbox: Ballon d`Or winner Lionel Messi

Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi who won the Ballon d`Or (European Footballer of the Year) trophy.

Factbox: Ballon d`Or winner Lionel Messi

Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi who won the Ballon d`Or (European Footballer of the Year) trophy.