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  • Pune FC blank Churchill Brothers 3-0 in Durand Cup 3 hours 14 minutes ago

    Margao: A dominant Pune FC scored a thumping 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers in a Group D quarter-final league match of the 127th Durand Cup football tournament on Friday. With most of the key players leaving Churchill Brothers after All India Football Federation deprived them of playing in the I-League for...
  • Pune: 7-storey building collapses, 1 person feared trapped 8 hours 55 minutes ago

    Pune: A 7-storey residential building collapsed in Narhe Ambegaon in Pune. Eight families were residing in the building which is close to the Mumbai-Pune highway. Three people including a child are likely to be trapped in the debris. Rescue operations are on. Fire brigade, ambulances and police teams are at the...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters beat FC Pune City to register their first win 16 hours 46 minutes ago

    Pune's marquee player David Trezeguet put his team ahead early in the first half and substitute Penn Orji scored the winning goal for the away team. ...
  • Sabeeth, Orji script Kerala Blasters' first ISL victory 18 hours 37 minutes ago

    Pune: Kerala Blasters FC registered their first win of the inaugural Indian Super League, defeating hosts FC Pune City 2-1 in a close contest at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium on Thursday. With the win, Kerala jumped up to the fifth spot in the standings with four points from as...
  • As it happened: FC Pune City vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL, Match 17 21 hours 48 minutes ago

    Having registered their first win at home, FC Pune City are gearing up to take on Kerala Blasters with renewed confidence in the Indian Super League football on Thursday. A day ahead of the game, the Pune franchise got its first official celebrity fan in Bollywood actress Esha Gupta. Following the announcement...
  • Pune FC face Churchill Brothers test in Durand Cup opener 21 hours 59 minutes ago

    Margao: Pune FC will be eager to kick off their Durand Cup campaign with a win when they face Goan side Churchill Brothers in their quarter-final stage Group-IV opener at the Raia Sports Complex here on Friday. The game that will be Pune FC's first official game of the season will...
  • ISL: FC Pune City gear up for second home game Yesterday

    Pune: Having registered their first win at home, FC Pune City are gearing up to take on Kerala Blasters with renewed confidence in the Indian Super League football here on Thursday. A day ahead of the game, the Pune franchise got its first official celebrity fan in Bollywood actress Esha Gupta. Following...
  • Indian Super League: Fan base critical to clubs' survival and success Yesterday

    When Robin van Persie scored the equalising goal for Manchester United against Chelsea on Sunday evening, I jumped up from my bed in exultation, punching the air and whooping in primal joy. Two days earlier, when Felipe de Castro scored deep into injury time for NorthEast United FC, consigning Mumbai...
  • Pune: Businessman found dead in hotel, suicide note recovered 3 days ago

    Pune: Prominent Pune-based businessman and hotelier Ajay Chordia was found hanging in his hotel room. Pune police said that they have found a suicide note. Chordia, managed the real estate firm, Panchsil Realty, which made news in 2011 after BJP alleged it was partly owned by Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya...
  • ISL: I believe in sports, says FC Pune City owner Hrithik Roshan 3 days ago

    David Trezeguet scored as FC Pune City registered their maiden win beating FC Goa 2-0 in the Indian Super League on Sunday. ...
  • ISL 2014: FC Goa missing someone who can score a goal, says Zico 4 days ago

    Pune: FC Goa manager Zico on Sunday admitted that his team lacks a potent striker, which is the reason for their three defeats in four games in the Indian Super League. Goa lost 0-2 to FC Pune City in their away game on Sunday. "The team is missing someone who can score...
  • ISL 2014: David Trezeguet scores as FC Pune City beat FC Goa 2-0 4 days ago

    Pune: A striker always remains a striker is what David Trezeguet showed when he rolled back all those years with an opportunistic strike to help FC Pune City register their maiden win beating FC Goa by 2-0 in the Indian Super League on Sunday. It was an evening of World Cuppers...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City sign actor Arjun Kapoor as brand ambassador 4 days ago

    Pune: Indian Super League side FC Pune City on Sunday signed Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor as their new brand ambassador for the inaugural season of the ISL. Co-owner of FC Pune City and Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan announced this here ahead of the team's first home encounter against FC Goa at...
  • As it happened: FC Pune City vs FC Goa, ISL, Match 14 4 days ago

    FC Pune City host FC Goa in their first home game of the Indian Super League. Both teams are without a win and on a point each, and they would be desperate to get a win. It has been a case of so close yet so far for FC Goa, who...
  • Pune: Mumbai Police arrests 3 Chhota Shakeel's gang members plotting to kill BJP leader's relative 1 week ago

    Pune: Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested three people from Chhota Shakeel's gang who had plotted to kill a BJP leader's relative in Pune. Two of the accused are shooters from the Chhota Shakeel gang named Hussein Shaikh and Ganesh Bilare and the third accused Amin Shaikh is an ex...
  • Somdev ousted but Myneni and Yuki move to quarters in Pune October 22, 2014

    Pune: Somdev Devvarman suffered yet another early defeat but Saketh Myneni continued his impressive run by storming into the singles quarter-finals of the ATP Pune Challenger tournament, here on Wednesday. Third seed Somdev, who is enduring a tough season, lost 3-6, 6-7(3) to Czech Adam Pavlasek in one hour and 35...
  • Indian Air Force grounds entire Sukhoi-30 fleet, safety checks on October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune. The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air only when they are cleared by the technical review. "The fleet has been grounded and...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City under scrutiny for alleged breach of rules October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: FC Pune City found themselves under scrutiny for fielding more foreign players than allowed during their 0-5 drubbing at the hands of Mumbai City FC in their Indian Super League match. Pune lost their second consecutive match of the ISL at the DY Patil Stadium on Saturday and they may...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP sweeps Pune city, wins all eight seats October 19, 2014

    Pune: In a show of strength, BJP bulldozed the opposition - NCP, Congress and estranged ally Shiv Sena - to win all the eight Assembly seats in Pune city. The party wrested five new seats out of eight while retaining three where all its sitting MLAs won with convincing margins, contrary...
  • ISL: FC Pune City's Mutu rejects reports of being denied Indian visa October 19, 2014

    Adrian Mutu, who has a three-month deal with FC Pune City to play in the Indian Super League, has dismissed reports that he was denied a visa at the Indian embassy in Bucharest that claimed he turned up to apply visibly drunk - sources told IBNLive Sports. However, confusion still...
  • ISL: Moritz hat-trick guides Mumbai City FC to win October 19, 2014

    Brazilian striker Andre Francisco Moritz scored Indian Super League's first hat-trick as hosts Mumbai City FC thumped FC Pune City 5-0 in a crucial encounter. ...
  • Shiv Sena worker shot dead near Pune October 18, 2014

    Pune: A Shiv Sena worker was shot dead on Saturday night by unidentified persons at Punavale near Pune, police said. Raju Dashile, a 'shahkha pramukh', was sitting outside his office when some unidentified persons opened fire at him and fled, they said. Dashile was rushed to a hospital in Chinchwad where he...
  • ISL: Moritz scores hat-trick as Mumbai City FC thrash FC Pune City 5-0 October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Brazilian striker Andre Francisco Moritz scored Indian Super League's (ISL) first hat-trick as hosts Mumbai City FC thumped FC Pune City 5-0 in a crucial encounter at the DY Patil Stadium here on Saturday. Indian forward Subash Singh and French defender Johan Letzelter were the other scorers for the Peter...
  • As it happened: Mumbai City FC vs FC Pune City, ISL 2014, Match 6 October 18, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) In what could be termed as the Maharashtra Indian Super League derby, Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City will lock horns with both teams seeking a win after an unimpressive start in the franchise-based football tournament. Both were winless in...
  • ISL: Mumbai City, FC Pune City look for first win in derby clash October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could be termed as the Maharashtra Indian Super League derby, Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City will lock horns here on Saturday with both teams seeking a win after an unimpressive start in the franchise-based football tournament. Both were winless in their lung openers played away from...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City squander scoring chances in tame draw October 15, 2014

    The third match of the inaugural Indian Super League played between Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City on Tuesday ended in a goalless draw. ...
  • I am happy with the performance of our team, says FC Pune City coach October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After holding Delhi Dynamos to a goalless draw at their home turf, FC Pune City coach Franco Colomba said that his team made many mistakes but he was happy with their performance in their first match of the Indian Super League. "I am happy with the performance of our...