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  • Pune Indian Super League franchise unveils team jersey 12 hours 32 minutes ago

    Pune: Rajesh Wadhawan Group-owned Pune franchise of Indian Super League, FC Pune City on Friday unveiled their full players' list along with the official team jersey for the inaugural edition of the IPL-style tournament set to commence on October 12. Following the selection of five international players in the draft on...
  • Kolkata all set for the Indian Super League kick off 12 hours 57 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The much-awaited Indian Super League is all set to kickstart at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan, on October 12 with the home team taking on Mumbai in the inaugural match. "We are all ready for the start to this great tournament and are very excited about the first match against Mumbai,"...
  • Germany's Manuel Friedrich to power Mumbai Franchise in ISL 14 hours 20 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Striving to build a formidable outfit with world-class football players on board, the Mumbai Franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) announced on Friday the signing of Germany's Manuel Friedrich for the inaugural season of the upcoming league. Friedrich comes to the Mumbai Franchise with over 15 years of professional...
  • Indian Super League: Complete list of first international players' draft 20 hours 9 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra was picked by the Kerala Blasters, co-owned by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar, in an international draft for the upcoming Indian Super League on Thursday. A total of 49 foreign players were drafted during the session for the eight-franchise league, which is slated to...
  • Former England goalkeeper David James excited about playing in ISL Yesterday

    The former England goalkeeper has been picked as marquee-player-cum-manager for Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League (ISL). ...
  • ISL: Sachin Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters sign Michael Chopra Yesterday

    Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra was picked by the Kerala Blasters, co-owned by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • Ronaldo fit for Real's Super Cup decider against Atletico Yesterday

    Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for Real Madrid's Spanish Super Cup second leg against Atletico Madrid on Friday, coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed on Thursday. The Portuguese went off as a precaution at half time during the first leg at the Bernabeu on Tuesday suffering a hamstring strain during the 1-1...
  • Atletico de Kolkata confident players would adjust to synthetic turf Yesterday

    Mumbai: Atletico de Kolkata officials are confident that the players they have drafted into their franchise for season 1 of the Indian Super League, including the foreign recruits, would be able to adjust to the synthetic turf at their home venue. "Ours is the only ground which has artificial turf, so...
  • Tendulkar-owned Indian Super League team picks striker Michael Chopra Yesterday

    Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra was picked by the Kerala Blasters, co-owned by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar, in an international draft for the upcoming Indian Super League on Thursday. A total of 49 foreign players will be drafted during the session for the eight-franchise league, which is slated to run...
  • Team Chennai replaces Sun Group in ISL Yesterday

    Mumbai: Team Chennai has replaced the Sun Group promoted Bangalore franchise in the Indian Super League football tournament set to be held tentatively between October 12 and December 20, the organisers announced here on Thursday ahead of the International Player Draft featuring 49 players. "The eighth team in the ISL would...
  • Indian Super League to be revealed next month at Manchester convention 2 days ago

    Plans for the eagerly anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) and the 2017 U17 FIFA World Cup will be officially presented to the global football industry at the Soccerex Global Convention, to be held in Manchester between September 6-10. The move comes after the confirmation of the attendance of a senior Indian...
  • 'Sachin Tendulkar's interest in football is praiseworthy' 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Former India international footballer IM Vijayan is flattered by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's knowledge of soccer and the little master's keenness to learn the finer points of the game. Vijayan on Tuesday said he had talks with Tendulkar after the Mumbaikar became the co-owner of the Kochi-based Indian Super League...
  • Rodriguez scores on debut as Real draw 1-1 with Atletico in Super Cup first leg 2 days ago

    Madrid: James Rodriguez scored in his Spanish debut as Real Madrid earned a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Super Cup on Tuesday. Rodriguez came on for Cristiano Ronaldo in the second half at the Santiago Bernabeu and found the back of the net in the...
  • NorthEast United appoint Ricki Herbert as manager for ISL 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Former New Zealand men's team coach Ricki Herbert was appointed at the manager of the NorthEast United Football Club on Tuesday for the inaugural edition of Indian Super League (ISL). Ricki managed New Zealand for eight years from 2005-2013. He also represented the New Zealand at the 1982 World Cup. Ricki,...
  • Real Madrid aim high ahead of Super Cup clash with Atletico Madrid 3 days ago

    European champions Real Madrid could be without the world's most expensive player in Welshman Gareth Bale and Portuguese defender Pepe when they meet city rivals and domestic champions Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's first leg of the Spanish Super Cup. Both players were unable to train on Friday when they nursed injuries...
  • ISL unveils 49 players' list for international draft 4 days ago

    The Indian Super League on Monday announced the complete list of 49 international players who will to go into the next week's 'central player draft pool', to be held in Mumbai. The comprehensive list boasts of experienced footballers and young promising talents from across the world with an average age of...
  • Michael Chopra signs up for Indian Super League 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Former Newcastle United striker Michael Chopra, an Indian-origin English footballer on Saturday confirmed his participation in the inaugural season of Hero Indian Super League. Chopra said: "I'm delighted to be part of the new Indian Super League. It's an exciting time for Indian football and an honour for me to...
  • Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez out for rest of the year August 14, 2014

    Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez will undergo surgery and is out for the rest of the year after tearing cruciate ligaments in his left knee in Wednesday's German Super Cup defeat by Borussia Dortmund, the German champions said on Thursday. The holding midfielder will fly to the United States in the coming...
  • Indian Super League attracts players from four continents August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Super League organisers, IMG-Reliance and Star India, on Thursday announced the names of 27 players for the 'central international player draft pool' representing countries like Spain, Czech Republic, South Korea, France, Brazil, Colombia, Senegal and Burkina Faso. Thirty overseas players, including the earlier announcements of three --...
  • Sepp Blatter calls India football 'market', endorses ISL August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to awaken the "sleeping giant" of world football, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has called India "another market" for the beautiful game and endorsed the upcoming franchise-based Indian Super League (ISL). Blatter, during a visit to the country in 2007, had termed India a "sleeping giant and...
  • Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern 2-0 to retain German Super Cup August 14, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund eased past lacklustre Bayern Munich 2-0 with goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lift the German Super Cup on Wednesday and draw first blood in their rivalry with the Bavarians this season. Both clubs left most of their World Cup winners and big names at home or...
  • Former Manchester United player Bojan Djordjic confirmed for ISL August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Manchester United player Bojan Djordjic will play in the the inaugural season of the Hero Indian Super League, the organisers said on Wednesday. Djordjic, 32, joined United at the age of 17 in 1999 and stayed at the club till 2004. But, he made only two appearances for...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos sign Belgian defender Wim Raymaekers August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Super League outfit Delhi Dynamos announced the inclusion of 29 year old central defender Wim Raymaekers in their squad on Wednesday. Raymaekers carries with him an experience of over 200 games at the first and second division level in Belgium and Holland. The defender began his career in the...
  • Real Madrid lift Super Cup thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo double August 13, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as a rampant Real Madrid side, featuring the most expensive strike force ever assembled, powered to a 2-0 win over Sevilla in an all-Spanish UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday. It was a thoroughly deserved victory before a 33,500 crowd at the Cardiff City Stadium in the traditional...
  • Indian doctors in Nigeria want to return: Should patient care be their first priority instead? August 12, 2014

    Concerns being raised about Indians who are in several West African nations including Nigeria, that have seen several Ebola cases in the past couple of weeks. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether patient care should be the first priority for Indian doctors stuck in Nigeria instead...
  • Colombian players Jairo Suarez, Andres Gonzalez join ISL August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian Super League on Tuesday got a dash of South American flavour with Colombian defenders Jairo Suarez and Andres Gonzalez confirming their participation in the inaugural edition of the franchise-based football tournament. The Hero ISL announced the first set of two international players' participation, confirming the services of Suarez...
  • Indian doctors in Ebola-hit Nigeria say they want to return but their passports have been seized August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerns being raised about Indians who are in several West African nations including Nigeria, that have seen several Ebola cases in the past couple of weeks. CNN-IBN has accessed a video plea made by three Indian doctors who are in Nigeria, who have claimed that they are being...
  • Real Madrid to field costly strikeforce in Super Cup August 11, 2014

    European champions Real Madrid are expected to field the world's most expensive strikeforce - including local Welsh hero Gareth Bale - when they play Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup at the Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday. Three months after winning the all-Spanish Champions League final against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon,...
  • African Cup winner Isaac Chansa in Indian Super League August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Zambian International & African Cup of Nations 2012 winner, Isaac Chansa has been signed by Lajong FC and will also be plying his trade for NorthEast United Football Club in the Indian Super League, due to start on October 12. The club has also confirmed signing of Cornell Glen,...
  • A female superhero movie in Spider-Man universe? August 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: After Marvel's introduced a female Thor, Sony is reportedly planning to create a woman superhero movie to add to its 'Spider-Man' universe. The studio pushed back the release of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3' by two years. The gap will now be filled by 'The Sinister Six' in 2016. Lisa...