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Dominant NorthEast United stun 9-man Mumbai City

Mumbai: NorthEast United struck twice in the second half in a remarkable turnaround to stun Mumbai City FC 2-0 in a Hero Indian Super League match which saw the home side reduced to nine men in the end here on Friday. The home side, who had thrashed Pune City FC 5-0 in their previous match, failed to score a goal despite dominating the proceedings [Full Article...]

Dynamos eye maiden win against Chennaiyin

NEW DELHI:  An impressive show against table toppers Atletico de Kolkata boosting their morale, Delhi Dynamos take on another high-flying team Channaiyin FC in what promises to be a high-voltage clash in the Hero Indian Super League, here on Saturday. Dynamos began their ISL campaign with a goalless draw against Pune City FC and then held leaders Atletico de Kolkata 1-1 at the Salt [Full Article...]

Joel’s 30th minute strike sees Blues home

SHILLONG: Rangdajied United made their way past Meghalaya Police after Joel Ayeni impressed again by scoring in the first half in their SPL match on Friday at Polo Grounds, here in Shillong. Rangdajied failed to score following the half time break but a 30th minute conversion ensured a tight finish that went in favour of the Blues with 1-0 win. In the Second Division [Full Article...]

Wahingdoh appoints Kashyap as new coach

SHILLONG: Royal Wahingdoh have formally appointed former Rangdajied United coach, Santosh Kashyap as head coach ahead of the I-League. Speaking to Royal Wahingdoh, the AFC ‘A’ license coach expressed his happiness to return to Shillong saying it has become his “second home.” He said, “It’s an honour and pleasure to be a part of Royal Wahingdoh, one of the oldest clubs in Shillong. A [Full Article...]

Sania-Cara enter semis at year-end WTA meet

Singapore: Making their first appearance in the WTA Finals here, Sania Mirza and Cara Black started their campaign on the right foot by serving past Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears to book their semi-finals berth on Thursday. The Indo-Zimbabwe pair, playing their last tournament together, were made to work hard by the US duo of Raquel and Abigail as they won the match in [Full Article...]

Gavin Lobo’s brace helps Kolkata down FC Goa

Margao: East Bengal midfielder Gavin Lobo scored a brace in the second half to help table-toppers Atletico de Kolkata overcome a one goal deficit and edge past hosts FC Goa 2-1 in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here on Thursday. It was Brazil International Andre Santos, who opened the scoring for Goa in the 21st minute as the [Full Article...]

Suarez prepares for Barca baptism of fire

Madrid: After 122 days Luis Suarez will be free to take part in a competitive match again and not just any game, but the biggest one in world football when Barcelona face Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Much has changed since Suarez sunk his teeth into the shoulder of Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup back in June. He was [Full Article...]

Ronaldo leads rout as Real Madrid outclass Liverpool; Arsenal win

LIVERPOOL: Real Madrid earned their first-ever win over Liverpool with a wondrous Cristiano Ronaldo goal spearheading a 3-0 Champions League victory at Anfield today which appeared as classy as it was dominant. The roar of one of Europe’s most vociferous crowds was muted when Ronaldo, combining with James Rodriguez, scored the most brilliant of openers in the 23rd minute, his 70th Champions League goal [Full Article...]