Football

MADRID: LaLiga and PortAventura World Friday announced a joint venture to create The Beat Challenge, a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience to be enjoyed both within PortAventura World and beyond.

This follows a strategic agreement between the two entities seeking to link football and entertainment through various digital and physical experiences, while boosting tourism. 

Sep 18, 2020 18:09
FOOTBALL SUPERSTAR LIONEL MESSI has won a nine-year legal battle to register his name as a trademark, with the European Union's top court ruling in his favour. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg dismissed an appeal moved by a Spanish cycling company Massi and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) over trademark rights related to his logo.
Sep 18, 2020 17:09
MUNICH: City Officials have conveyed Bayern Munich must kick off the new Bundesliga season behind closed doors because of a rising coronavirus infection rate in the Bavarian capital, said a press release by AFP.
Sep 18, 2020 17:09
KOLKATA: The Indian Football Association (IFA), governing body of the Beautiful Game in West Bengal, on Thursday announced outdoor advertising firm Accord Sports VDK as their new commercial partner.
Sep 18, 2020 15:09
MUMBAI: FanCode, India’s first multi-sport aggregator platform by Dream Sports, has exclusively partnered with Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), to show Bundesliga action every single week.
Sep 17, 2020 19:09
MUMBAI: With just about four months remaining for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, a lot of uncertainties still remain unresolved, including the 16 countries who would participate in the tournament that India is scheduled to host for the first time. 
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
NEW DELHI: The Hero I-League Qualifier 2020 is all set to kick-start the 2020-21 football season at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, and the Kalyani Municipal Stadium, in Kalyani, West Bengal, as five clubs will battle it out for a single qualification spot, beginning on Thursday, October 8.
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
BUNDESLIGA CLUB Borussia Dortmund will allow around 10,000 spectators when they play their opening home game of the 2020-2021 season. "Saturday's home match against Borussia Monchengladbach is set to be played in front of around 10,000 spectators," the official handle of Borussia Dortmund tweeted.
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
ZURICH: World football's governing body FIFA estimates that the negative impact of the disruption wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to be around $14 billion.     “The estimated impact of the disruption was around $14 billion,” Olli Rehn, who chairs the FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan Steering Committee and who acts as FIFA Governance Committee deputy chairman, has stated. 
Sep 16, 2020 18:09
NEW YORK: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo top this year’s Forbes ranking of the highest-paid soccer players once again, after Messi resolved a weeks-long contract drama to land the top spot with $126 million, nudging out Juventus’ Ronaldo, who comes in at No. 2 with $117 million. 
Sep 16, 2020 18:09
NEW DELHI: LaLiga’s grassroots football development programme in India, LaLiga Football Schools (LLFS), along with India On Track, organised five-day e-training sessions.  The sessions saw over 166 LLFS students across 34 cities in India taking part.