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FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Mexico, top of Group A equal with Portugal on four points by virtue of having scored one more goal, face Russia, who are just a point behind in third.

After four days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

A wildfire that killed 64 people last weekend has been brought under control, Portuguese authorities said on Wednesday as a minute of silence was held in memory of victims of the country's deadliest natural disaster in decades.

'Portugal weeps' as deadly forest fire still rages

More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday battled a giant forest fire that swept through central Portugal at the weekend, killing at least 62 people.

 

PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over loss of lives in Portugal forest fire

More than 100,000 hectares of the country`s mainland was devastated by a series of fires last year. 

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane pleads with Cristiano Ronaldo after `I quit` bombshell

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane pleads with Cristiano Ronaldo after `I quit` bombshell

Ronaldo, on Confederations Cup duty in Russia with Portugal, is reportedly furious over a tax probe into the off shore accounts dealing with his image rights, and has reportedly vowed to leave Spain.

At least 62 killed in forest fire still raging in Portugal

At least 62 killed in forest fire still raging in Portugal

The government declared three days of mourning and sent two army battalions to help the emergency services.

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Since its inception in 1997, the Confederations Cup has been won four times by Brazil, twice by France and once by Mexico.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Portugal, Netherlands, US beginning June 24

Prime Minister Narendra Modi​ will visit Portugal on June 24, the US on June 25 and 26, and the Netherlands on June 27.

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

Sweden snatched victory with an Ola Toivonen goal from the half-way line in extra time after a poor clearance from France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Pope Francis says won't convince Donald Trump on immigration policy

Pope Francis says won't convince Donald Trump on immigration policy

Pope Francis says he won't try to convince US President Donald Trump to soften his policies on immigration and the environment when they meet this month, but wants instead to find common ground and work for peace.

Small plane crashes in Portugal near supermarket, killing five

A small airplane crashed near a supermarket in a residential area outside Lisbon on Monday, killing five people, rescue workers said.

Madeira airport renamed to honour island son Cristiano Ronaldo

Madeira airport renamed to honour island son Cristiano Ronaldo

In his birth town of Funchal, Ronaldo already has a museum and bronze statue in his honour.

Road to Russia 2018: Dutch suffer World Cup qualifying shock; Cristiano Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

Road to Russia 2018: Dutch suffer World Cup qualifying shock; Cristiano Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark

Belgium needed a goal two minutes from time by Romelu Lukaku to salvage a 1-1 draw against nine-man Greece as they stayed two points clear in Group H, although Roberto Martinez`s team lost their 100 percent record in the process.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian colts to undergo rigorous preparation for showpiece tournament

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian colts to undergo rigorous preparation for showpiece tournament

The Indian U-17 team will play two matches against Mali next month as part of preparations for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup and efforts are also on to arrange games against Portugal and England during its exposure trip to Europe.

FIFA Ranking: India drop two places to 132; Argentina remain no 1

FIFA Ranking: India drop two places to 132; Argentina remain no 1

The Indian football team dropped two notches to No.132 in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, due to the fact that Guyana and Niger moved up five and three places in the table respectively.

FIFA World Cup: AIFF appoint Luis Norton de Matos as India's U-17 head coach for upcoming football event

FIFA World Cup: AIFF appoint Luis Norton de Matos as India's U-17 head coach for upcoming football event

De Matos has worked as a manager with several clubs in his native Portugal and was also the head coach of the Guinea-Bissau national team from 2010 to 2012.

Portugese PM in Goa, to visit his ancestral home

As he visited the land of his ancestors, Portugese Prime Minister Antonio Costa was on Wednesday accorded a warm welcome in Goa, with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar terming it as a "proud" moment for the people of the state.

Portuguese PM Antonio Costa should apologise for atrocities committed in Goa: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party

The Portuguese Prime Minister should apologise for the atrocities committed on its former Goa colony and the consulate should be shifted out of the state, a former minister said on Monday.

India, Portugal sign defence and six other pacts, call for eliminating  terrorist safe havens, infrastructure

India, Portugal sign defence and six other pacts, call for eliminating terrorist safe havens, infrastructure

Both sides called for tough global action against terror networks and States harbouring them stressing that there should not be any double standards in combating terrorism.

Portuguese PM's India visit to lay foundation for robust partnership

Portuguese PM's India visit to lay foundation for robust partnership

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa will be the chief guest at the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bengaluru.