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  • ISL can take Indian football forward, says Kerala Blasters assistant coach 7 hours 31 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The new-found professionalism, thanks to the Indian Super League can really take the Indian football forward, Kerala Blasters FC assistant coach Trevor Morgan said on Saturday. "There has been good playing surfaces. Organisation has been fantastic, the whole thing has just become more professional. It needs that injection as well....
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos get first win, hammer Chennaiyin FC 4-1 9 hours 50 minutes ago

    Delhi: Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win - their first of the season - over Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match that saw end-to-end stuff from both the teams but better finishing from the hosts here at...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs Chennaiyin FC, ISL, Match 12 12 hours 8 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After an impressive start to their ISL campaign, Chennaiyin FC take on crowd favourites Delhi Dynamos at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium. Chennai have won both their previous matches against Goa FC and Kerala Blasters FC. Delhi Dynamos, on the other hand,...
  • ISL: AIFF suspends Atletico de Kolkata coach, Fikru and Pires 13 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip, the All India Football Federation on Saturday suspended head coach of Atletico de Kolkata Antonio Lopez Habas for four matches while two players Robert Pires and Fikru Lemessa have been banned for two matches for breaching disciplinary code during the ongoing Indian Super League. Both the...
  • ISL: Northeast United FC second on leaderboard after win in Mumbai 16 hours 21 minutes ago

    NorthEast United struck twice in the second half to stun Mumbai 2-0 in a match that saw the home side reduced to nine men. ...
  • ISL: Disappointing we didn't score at least two more goals, says NorthEast United coach 17 hours 18 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Following their 2-0 win over nine-member Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League game, NorthEast United FC's head coach Ricki Herbert said he was disappointed that his team couldn't defeat their under-strength opponents by a bigger margin. "It's not good to see only 8-9 players on the field, but...
  • MS Dhoni and Sahara buy Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League 17 hours 51 minutes ago

    India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of the new Ranchi franchise of the Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled on Saturday. Ranchi Rhinos, the inaugural champions of HIL, were scrapped following distrust between owners (Patel-PS Group and Uniexcel Group) and Hockey...
  • ISL: Gouramangi Singh wants Chennaiyin FC to keep the momentum going 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chennaiyin FC defender Gouramangi Singh has stressed that previous win against Kerala Blasters FC was vital in keeping the team's early-season winning momentum going and he is hopeful that his franchise can continue its victory march against the Delhi Dynamos here on Saturday. Chennai are visiting Delhi for Match...
  • ISL: Winless Delhi Dynamos face high-flying Chennaiyin test 20 hours 31 minutes ago

    Delhi: After an impressive start to their Indian Super League (ISL) campaign, Chennaiyin FC take on crowd favourites Delhi Dynamos in the 12th match of the ISL on Saturday here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium. Chennai have won both their previous matches against Goa FC and Kerala Blasters FC. Delhi...
  • Indian Super League: Don't rule out Delhi Dynamos yet 22 hours 22 minutes ago

    Owned by India's leading cable TV distribution company DEN Network and in possession of perhaps the biggest player in the Indian Super League (ISL) in Alessandro Del Piero, Delhi Dynamos may not have set the field on fire yet but it will be foolhardy to consider them as pushovers. Delhi...
  • Dhoni doing a good job but my favourite captain is Ganguly: Yuvraj Singh 22 hours 41 minutes ago

    Out of form and striving for a comeback to India's ODI set-up, Yuvraj Singh says he 'flourished' the most under Sourav Ganguly who is also his favourite among the captain's he played under. Talking to The Indian Express at the Idea Exchange event, Yuvraj touched subjects on and off the field,...
  • Indian Air Force personnel, families asked not to use Xiaomi phones 23 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: IAF personnel and their families have been asked not to use Chinese 'Xiaomi Redmi 1s' phones on the grounds that data was allegedly transferred to their servers in China and it could be a security risk, a charge denied by the company. "F-secure, a leading security solution company, recently...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, shells forward LoC posts Yesterday

    Jammu: In fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan troops fired at forward Indian posts along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night, drawing retaliation from Indian soldiers. "There was no casualty reported as last report came in," a Defence spokesman said. The Pakistan soldiers resorted to mortar...
  • Barack Obama names Indian-American as ambassador to Sweden Yesterday

    Washington: President Barack Obama has nominated investment banker and philanthropist Azita Raji to the coveted diplomatic post of US ambassador to Sweden. Raji, a top bundler for Obama who raised more than $3 million for his 2012 re-election campaign, was earlier appointed to the president's Commission on White House Fellowship last...
  • ISL 2014: NorthEast United FC stun nine-man Mumbai City FC 2-0 Yesterday

    Mumbai: NorthEast United struck twice in the second half in a remarkable turnaround to stun Mumbai City FC 2-0 in an Indian Super League match which saw the home side reduced to nine men in the end on Friday. The home side, who had thrashed Pune City FC 5-0 in their...
  • ISL: Satisfied with the way Delhi Dynamos shaping up, says coach Yesterday

    Delhi take on Chennaiyin FC on Oct 25, having drawn their first two matches against FC Pune City and Atletico de Kolkata. ...
  • IAF asks personnel not to use Xiaomi phones Yesterday

    New Delhi: IAF personnel and their families have been asked to desist from using Chinese 'Xiaomi Redmi 1s' phones as these are believed to be transferring data to their servers in China and could be a security risk. "F-secure, a leading security solution company, recently carried out a test of...
  • India warns Malaysian employers not to ill-treat Indians Yesterday

    Kuala Lumpur: India on Friday warned Malaysian employers that it will withdraw their privileges if there is evidence of abuse and ill-treatment of Indian employees. Following complaints of ill-treatment of Indian workers, the Indian Mission asked employers to cooperate in ensuring the safety, security and well-being of their labourers. "In...
  • Ethnic Indian crawls for 3 days after car crash in Malaysia Yesterday

    Kuala Lumpur: A 33-year-old Indian man, who was seriously injured in a car crash that killed another ethnic Indian, crawled for three days in a Malaysian jungle before he finally found an isolated settlement to seek help. In the accident that occurred last Sunday near Bidor in Central Malaysia, the...
  • ISL: Win more important, says Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Ganguly Yesterday

    Kolkata: His side might have made headlines for the wrong reasons in Goa, but Atletico de Kolkata co-owner and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said the win was more important. Asked to comment on French World Cup winner Robert Pires' shocking claim that ATK coach Antonio Habas punched...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United FC vs Mumbai City FC, ISL, Match 11 Yesterday

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After spanking Pune City FC with a superb 5-0 scoreline, Mumbai City FC would look to continue their sparkling form when clash with NorthEast United FC. The hosts bounced back after a disappointing 3-0 loss to Atletico de Kolkata in the...
  • Bottlenecks need to be cleared to woo private investments: Arvind Subramanian Yesterday

    Washington: Acknowledging that private investment is stifled in India due to "lots of regulations" and also scarcity of coal and electricity, new Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has said that removing these bottlenecks will be key to kick start growth in the country. "The Indian economy needs a couple of...
  • Interesting phase in TV now, content has become more mature: Sudha Chandran Yesterday

    New Delhi: Sudha Chandran, who has returned to TV in a full-fledged role in 'Shastri Sisters', says the small screen has undergone a metamorphosis over the period of time. The 50-year-old actress said TV has moved on from decked up looks to relatable contents. "This is my full-fledged role after a long...
  • IOA to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Sports Ministry officials Yesterday

    Rattled by the International Boxing Association's decision to provisionally suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for her protest at the Asian Games, the IOA will hold a meeting with Sports Ministry officials on October 28 to discuss the way forward. IOA President N Ramachandran said the meeting will be held in Delhi...
  • Robert Pires allegedly hit by Atletico de Kolkata coach, ISL probes Yesterday

    The Indian Super League (ISL) said on Friday it is looking into allegation that former France midfielder Robert Pires was punched in the face by an opposition coach during a halftime altercation in Thursday's match in Goa. Former Brazilian great Zico, the coach of FC Goa, said Pires told him about...
  • ISL: Confident Mumbai City FC to take on NorthEast United FC Yesterday

    Mumbai: After spanking Pune City FC with a superb 5-0 scoreline, Mumbai City FC would look to continue their sparkling form when clash with NorthEast United FC in their next Hero Indian Super League fixture on Friday. The hosts bounced back after a disappointing 3-0 loss to Atletico de Kolkata in...
  • ISL: We will fight to win next match, says FC Goa coach Zico Yesterday

    Margao: FC Goa fans might have been disappointed with their team's 1-2 loss against Atletico de Kolkata in the Hero India Super League (ISL) on Thursday, but coach Zico was still pleased with the way his team played especially in the first half where they took the lead. Andre Santos gave...
  • ISL Tour Diary: Chennai, the land of many hues Yesterday

    "Vanakkam, Sir! Your driver Balu is at your service!" These were the first words I heard upon my arrival in Chennai from Delhi. Draped in a white half-sleeve shirt and cream-colour dhoti or vaetti - as it is known here, a man in his late 50s holding my name plate...