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Fed Cup: Mohun Bagan Beat Lajong To Maintain Group B Lead
Mohun Bagan's perfect start to the 2017 Federation Cup football tournament continued as they overcame Shillong Lajong 3-2 in an entertaining match at the Barabati Stadium here on Wednesday. Mohun Bagan put the game in a difficult position for Lajong with three first-half goals despite going behi..
DSK Beat Bengaluru In Fed Cup Tie
DSK Shivajians FC rode on a brace by Spanish import Juan Barraso to defeat Bengaluru FC 2-0 in a Group B match of the 38th edition of the Federation Cup football tournament at the Barabati Stadium here on Wednesday. A goal from the penalty spot in the 71st minute followed by a peach of a goal fro..
Aizawl Beat Churchill To Enter Fed Cup Semis
I-League champions Aizawl FC become the first team to reach the semifinals of the 38th edition of the Federation Cup football tournament from Group A with a 2-1 win over Churchill Brothers here on Tuesday. Lalram Chullova's penalty strike in the 21st minute for the recently crowned I-League cham..
Rajnath Launches ‘Oorja’ CAPF Football Meet
The 'Oorja' CAPF Under-19 men's and women's football tournament was launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Saturday. The tournament, scheduled to begin on May 1 in every state and union territory, will involve around 12,500 players and 1200 matches. The tournament, floated by th..
Forlan’s Firepower To Spur Up Mumbai City
ATTN Editors: This is the fourth in a series of profiles of the teams participating in the Indian Super League (ISL) that begins on October 1. By Sayan Mukherjee Uruguayan Diego Forlan, arguably the most high-profile name of the 2016 Indian Super League (ISL), would need all of his globally-reco..
Akshay Kumar Inaugurates Football Tournament
Actor Akshay Kumar on Saturday inaugurated the third season of Hindustan Times Great Indian Football Action (GIFA) at the Thyagaraj Stadium here. The event, organised by the Hindustan Times Group, was also attended by the participating teams of young football players. "We wish best of luck to ..
Portugal Down Argentina In Olympic Soccer
Rio de Janerio : Two second-half goals helped Portugal outplay Argentina 2-0 in the Olympic football tournament opener here. In the match at the Olympic Stadium on Thursday afternoon, however, it was Argentina who dominated in the first half -- albeit without finding the net. ..
FC Pune City Sign Brazilian Midfielder Lucca For ISL
Pune : Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City on Tuesday announced the signing of former AS Roma midfielder Jonatan Lucca for the third edition of the football tournament. The 22-year-old Brazilian youngster began his career with local Brazilian club Internacional wh..
China Loses To Tajikistan In International Youth Football Tournament
Weinan (China) : Tajikistan U-17 football team beat China 1-0 thanks to a Vahdat Hanonov goal in the third and final round of the 2016 Silk Road Cup youth football tournament here on Friday. Hanonov netted the lone goal in the 61st minute through a sharp counterattack. Hanonov, ..
Argentina Beat US To Enter Copa America Final
Houston (US), June 22 (IANS) Argentina thrashed US 4-0 in the semi-finals of the Copa America Centanario football tournament at the Reliant Stadium here on Wednesday. Centre forward Gonzalo Higuain (50th, 86th minutes) struck twice while Ezequiel Lavezzi (3rd) and Lionel Messi (32nd) also found t..