FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in Asia postponed until 2021

Qualifying matches in Asia for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup will now take place next year

Aug 12, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore to step down at August-end

Liverpool's current managing director and chief commercial officer, Billy Hogan, will take up the role of the club's CEO from September 1 onwards.

Jul 31, 2020, 16:30 PM IST

German World Cup winner Andre Schurrle hangs up his boots at age 29

Germany's World Cup winner and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Andre Schurrle has decided to bid adieu to football at the age of just 29.

Jul 17, 2020, 22:08 PM IST

England's World Cup-winning footballer Jack Charlton dies aged 85

Charlton led Ireland to their first major finals at the 1988 European Championship and also took them to the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals in 1990.

Jul 11, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

Italy's Giorgio Chiellini admires Uruguay's Luis Suarez for biting him at FIFA World Cup

Suarez, who escaped punishment during the game, was later banned for four months plus nine internationals -- but Chiellini said he bore no grudge towards him.

May 22, 2020, 09:46 AM IST

AIFF technical committee recommends four foreign players in domestic league from next season

The proposal was made during a video conference meeting of AIFF's technical committee, under the chairmanship of Shyam Thapa on Friday.

May 09, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

CONMEBOL says 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to start in September

The first two rounds of qualifiers were scheduled to take place in late March before being postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Apr 18, 2020, 18:07 PM IST

Chinese men's football team tests negative for coronavirus after returning from Dubai

All the players of the Chinese men's football team have been tested negative for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19)following their return from Dubai.

Mar 26, 2020, 16:12 PM IST

Brazil unveils Pele statue to mark 50th anniversary of 1970 World Cup triumph

Pele, who will be 80 in October and finds it difficult to walk, was not present at the ceremony in the CBF’s museum but had been given a preview of the statue which he declared “perfect”.

Feb 21, 2020, 10:27 AM IST

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg dies at age 87

Gregg played 247 times for the Old Trafford club between 1957 and 1966.

Feb 17, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

I am good: Brazil legend Pele rubbishes talks of depression

Three-time world champion and former Brazil striker Pele has brushed aside claims of him being depressed and reclusive, saying that he is doing fine and managing a busy schedule. 

Feb 14, 2020, 10:19 AM IST

Italian football legend Daniele de Rossi hangs up his boots

AS Roma legend and Italian star Daniele de Rossi has bid adieu to football, thus calling curtains on his illustrious 18-year-long career. 

Jan 07, 2020, 19:15 PM IST

Li Tie named head coach of China's national football team

Li Tie, who served as Lippi's assistant for both Guangzhou Evergrande and the Chinese national team, led newly-promoted Wuhan Zall to a sixth-place finish in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last season.

Jan 02, 2020, 18:40 PM IST

India's FIFA World Cup chances virtually over with 0-1 loss to Oman

India slipped to their second defeat in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday with a 0-1 loss against Oman at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here.

Nov 20, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

World Cup qualifier: India fight hard to draw against spirited Bangladesh

A first-half strike from Saad Uddin in the 42nd minute helped Bangladesh take a shock lead against India, who are 83 places above them and drew 0-0 against Asian champions Qatar in their last game.

Oct 15, 2019, 22:29 PM IST

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: India look for 1st win against Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh last played a qualifier here for the Mexico World Cup in 1985.

Oct 14, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Football fans boo Chinese national anthem during Hong Kong vs Iran World Cup qualifier

When the Chinese anthem was played out - China has been administrating Hong Kong under the 'one country, two systems' since 1997, people booed from the stands. Many of them also began chanting 'Glory to Hong Kong', a de facto anthem in Hong Kong.

Sep 10, 2019, 19:36 PM IST

Brazil legend Cafu's son dies while playing football

Cafu lifted the World Cup for Brazil in 1994 and 2002 and is currently working with FIFA as the brand ambassador for the 2022 World Cup slated to be held in Qatar.

Sep 06, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

FIFA World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown dies at 62

Brown, affectionately referred to by his nickname `Tata`, spent most of his playing career at Estudiantes, making close to 300 league appearances for the club.

Aug 13, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Google doodle celebrates USA vs Netherlands title clash in FIFA Women's World Cup

The United States and the Netherlands face off in the final of FIFA Women's World Cup. Google salutes players of both teams for their skills and passion.

Jul 07, 2019, 08:33 AM IST