Sreejesh, Akashdeep, Rani lose out in FIH awards
Sreejesh, Akashdeep, Rani lose out in FIH awards

National men's hockey team goalkeeper P R Sreejesh, young striker Akashdeep Singh and woman player Rani Rampal missed out on the FIH 2014 International Players of the Year awards which was announced on Thursday.

Used to sell cigarettes: Arsene Wenger
Used to sell cigarettes: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed he was a cigarette seller in his younger days.

Pep urges Neuer to savour Ballon d`Or moment
Pep urges Neuer to savour Ballon d`Or moment

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola on Saturday urged his goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to savour the occasion at Monday`s Ballon d`Or gala in Zurich, rather than worrying about winning the prize.

Had love-hate relationship with Jose Mourinho, admits Iker Casillas
Had love-hate relationship with Jose Mourinho, admits Iker Casillas

Real Madrid goalkeeper, Iker Casillas admitted that he had a love-hate relationship with Jose Mourinho. During the Portuguese's reigns in Madrid, Casillas was reduced to a second choice.

Manchester United injury crisis is finally over, says Louis van Gaal
Manchester United injury crisis is finally over, says Louis van Gaal

With just one player left on Manchester United`s injury list and a new goalkeeper signed, manager Louis van Gaal is starting to enjoy life at Old Trafford as he tries to assemble the "best team in the world".

Goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza hopes to make India comeback through HIL
Goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza hopes to make India comeback through HIL

Seasoned but sidelined goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has targeted the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL) to make a big impression and storm his way back into the national team after three years.

Joachim Loew counting on Manuel Neuer Ballon d`Or success
Joachim Loew counting on Manuel Neuer Ballon d`Or success

Germany`s World Cup winning coach Joachim Loew said Friday that he would be satisfied with nothing less than Manuel Neuer winning the Ballon d`Or title.

David Ospina to replace Wojciech Szczesny for Arsenal's FA Cup tie
David Ospina to replace Wojciech Szczesny for Arsenal's FA Cup tie

Arsene Wenger is set to hand David Ospina the chance to stake his claim for Arsenal’s No.1 jersey this weekend following Wojciech Szczesny’s double blunder against Southampton.

Nandy and Saha sign for Sporting Clube de Goa
Nandy and Saha sign for Sporting Clube de Goa

Sporting Clube de Goa reinforced their squad ahead of their opening Federation Cup football tournament match by signing experienced goalkeeper Sandip Nandy and left wing back Biswajit Saha on Sunday.

Manuel Neuer cautious over Ballon d`Or prospects
Manuel Neuer cautious over Ballon d`Or prospects

Germany`s World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer on Friday played down his prospects of securing the World Player of the Year award over holder Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Jose Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull start
Jose Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull start

Out-of-favour goalkeeper Petr Cech will not leave Chelsea in January and has nothing to prove ahead of his first Premier League start of the season against Hull City, manager Jose Mourinho said.

Leicester`s Kasper Schmeichel out until 2015
Leicester`s Kasper Schmeichel out until 2015

Leicester City`s bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League received a blow on Thursday with the announcement that goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel will be sidelined for around six weeks.

Late Germany goal sinks India in FIH Champions Trophy
Late Germany goal sinks India in FIH Champions Trophy

Goalkeeper P R Sreejesh's magnificent effort went in vain as Olympic champions Germany scored a late goal to beat hosts India in their opening Pool B match of the Hero Champions Trophy at a packed Kalinga Stadium, here on Saturday.

Ballon d'Or award: Will Manuel Neuer break Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly?
Ballon d'Or award: Will Manuel Neuer break Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly?

Once again, it's that time of year when football fans argue who deserves to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or award – the greatest award an individual player can win in the sport. Like in the recent past, both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have already started as the favourites to win the award. But their duopoly could see an abrupt ending this January, as the Germany's World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has found himself as one of the three finalists.

BPCL shoot down Indian Oil for Gold Cup Hockey title
BPCL shoot down Indian Oil for Gold Cup Hockey title

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Bangalore lifted the All-India Bombay Gold Cup Hockey Championship trophy by dethroning holders Indian Oil, Mumbai 10-9 via sudden death in the final here on Sunday.

Injured keeper David de Gea to miss Spain Euro 2016 qualifier
Injured keeper David de Gea to miss Spain Euro 2016 qualifier

Spain goalkeeper David de Gea will miss their Euro 2016 qualifier with Belarus on Saturday after injuring a finger in training, said national team doctor Oscar Celada.

I did not let emotions dominate me against Pakistan: Sreejesh
I did not let emotions dominate me against Pakistan: Sreejesh

Still revelling in India's triumph against Pakistan in the Asian Games hockey final, "The Wall of Indian Hockey" goalkeeper PR Sreejesh said that he had entered the field with an intuition to win but keeping his emotions under check was the key to a great performance.

Serie A Game Week 5 Preview: Juventus goalie Gianluigi Buffon expects two-horse race with Roma
Serie A Game Week 5 Preview: Juventus goalie Gianluigi Buffon expects two-horse race with Roma

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has added his weight to early season predictions that the battle for Serie A supremacy will be a two-horse race betweeen the Turin giants and AS Roma.

Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw
Sao Paulo keeper scores penalty, misses another in draw

Veteran Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni converted one penalty before missing another in a 2-2 Brazilian championship draw against Flamengo, who were left fuming over the referee.

Football player leaps into a hole as goal celebration goes wrong

Coritiba forward Joel Tagueu`s goal celebration went spectacularly wrong when he jumped over an advertising hoarding and disappeared into a hole during a Brazilian championship match.