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AIFF chief Praful Patel`s proposed new competition for top teams hits roadblock

AIFF chief Praful Patel`s proposed new competition for top teams hits roadblock

India would be taking part in the SAFF Championship next year from May 1-12 and before that national team coach Stephen Constantine is likely to hold a preparation camp.

Presidential election: Opposition parties to meet on June 14

Opposition parties will meet on June 14 to formally begin discussions on the presidential and vice presidential elections, sources said on Monday.

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan meet AIFF but impasse continues over ISL

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan meet AIFF but impasse continues over ISL

Earlier, the AFC had intervened in the matter with a meeting at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur but there too the logjam had continued and a fresh meeting was called in the national capital.

AIFF vows to raise the bar in hosting U-17 FIFA World Cup

AIFF vows to raise the bar in hosting U-17 FIFA World Cup

The mega event will be held from October 6 to 28 across six cities.

Kangana Ranaut's 'Simran' poster looks intriguing!

Kangana Ranaut's 'Simran' poster looks intriguing!

Kangana Ranaut, who recently revealed the first poster of her film ' Manikarnika,' will next be seen in Hansal Mehta's 'Simran'.

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo likely to visit India for FIFA U-17 World Cup draw

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo likely to visit India for FIFA U-17 World Cup draw

The organisers have already confirmed that Spain's World Cup winning captain Carlos Puyol will visit India in May to mark the launch of ticket sales.

India extend support to Qatar for hosting 2022 FIFA World Cup

India extend support to Qatar for hosting 2022 FIFA World Cup

With India hosting the U-17 World Cup later this year, Patel said the country will look to work with Qatar to make Asia a force to reckon with in world football.

No I-League, ISL merger for next two-three years: AIFF President Praful Patel

No I-League, ISL merger for next two-three years: AIFF President Praful Patel

Earlier, it was mooted that ISL will be named the official league with 11 teams, including Bengaluru FC, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.

WATCH: When Parliamentarians showcased their football skills with Sports Minister Vijay Goel

WATCH: When Parliamentarians showcased their football skills with Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Through the event, Goel urged the MPs to help in spreading the message by way of organising football tournaments at villages, block and district level.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: LOC launches volunteer programme for prestigious event

FIFA U-17 World Cup: LOC launches volunteer programme for prestigious event

The programme aims to reach out to people over 18 years, from a variety of backgrounds and involve them in the World Cup.
 

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.

Nicolai Adam's replacement will be in place this month: AIFF

Nicolai Adam's replacement will be in place this month: AIFF

 Adam was shown the door by the AIFF following complaints of "physical abuse" by the players.

Official mascot of FIFA U-17 World Cup 'Kheleo' unveiled in capital

Official mascot of FIFA U-17 World Cup 'Kheleo' unveiled in capital

The young and charismatic face of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, a clouded leopard called Kheleo, was the mascot of this year's event.

Under-fire India U-17 coach Nicolai Adam to quit after pressure from AIFF

Under-fire India U-17 coach Nicolai Adam to quit after pressure from AIFF

The AIFF has maintained that the coach has no other option but to quit irrespective of what he wishes.

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

Nicolai was appointed in 2015 as head coach to assemble a competitive Indian team to play in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup to be held in six cities across the country from October 6 to 28.

AIFF launches six-team women's football league; tourney to begin January 28

AIFF launches six-team women's football league; tourney to begin January 28

A total of 20 teams from across nine states had taken part in the first leg of the qualifiers from which nine teams qualified for the IWL prelims which were held in Cuttack in October 2016.

AIFF boss Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee

AIFF boss Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee

Under Patel's tutelage, India won the rights to host its first FIFA World Cup, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 and had hosted the AFC U-16 Championship last September.

Air India Rs 70,000 crore aircraft purchase: SC asks CBI to complete probe by June

Air India Rs 70,000 crore aircraft purchase: SC asks CBI to complete probe by June

The Supreme Court Thursday asked CBI to complete its probe by June into allegations of "serious irregularities" in purchase or hiring of 111 aircraft for Air India that had cost around Rs 70,000 crore during the tenure of Praful Patel as the civil aviation minister in 2005-06.

Supreme Court calls for CBI probe into Air India aircraft purchase deal during UPA regime

Supreme Court calls for CBI probe into Air India aircraft purchase deal during UPA regime

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the CBI to investigate an alleged scandal in the purchase and leasing of aircraft by Air India between 2004 and 2008 when the Congress-led UPA was in office.

Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Simran’ - Release date announced

Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Simran’ - Release date announced

Reports suggest that Kangana Ranaut will essay the role of Praful Patel in the film which has been shot in the United States of America.