ZURICH: World football's governing body, as well as the continental bodies affiliated to it, has thrown down the gauntlet to Europe's "super clubs" that are actively working to create a closed "European Super League": "Try it and the consequences will be dire" (paraphrasing of course).

And what will those consequences be? A total ban by FIFA and its continental affiliates on any player or club associating with any such breakaway league.      

Jan 21, 2021 16:01
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi on Thursday announced a scholarship programme for talented U-16 players of the National Capital Region for college admission in the US and UK, in partnership with Crayons Academy for Skills Excellence (CASE). Each year, two talented footballers - a junior boy and a girl - will be identified based on their football and academic achievements for a scholarship.
Jan 21, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: Conflicting reports have emerged on whether crowd attendance will be allowed at the Chepauk and the newly constructed Motera Stadium during England's upcoming four of India which involves four Test matches against England.  The first two Tests will be held at the Chepauk in Chennai, beginning on February 5, while the next two will be played at the renovated stadium at the Motera near Ahmedabad. 
Jan 21, 2021 12:01
NEW DELHI: Continuing in its effort to get new members on their board and in the process of reaching out to new talent at the grassroots level, Hockey India announces Khalsa Hockey Academy (Amritsar), RoundGlass Punjab Hockey Club, Adyar Hockey Academy, Surjit Hockey Academy Jalandar and SGPC Hockey Academy, as new Academy Members. 
Jan 21, 2021 12:01
MUMBAI: LaLiga is back to engage and interact with the citizens/football fans in the city of Mumbai. LaLiga, along with its global partners Puma and BKT and Indian subcontinent broadcaster Facebook, would be installing a specially designed interactive face mask dispensing machine at the popular Bandra Bandstand location. 
Jan 21, 2021 11:01
MUMBAI: The window for the eight IPL franchises to retain players for the Indian Premier League 2021 season closed Wednesday. 139 players were retained by the franchises, while 57 players were released from their existing squads.   The following players from the eight franchises were retained & released from the squad:
Jan 20, 2021 17:01
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team for registering a 2-1 Test series win in Australia. It was a series that showcased grit, determination and resilience of the highest quality.
Jan 20, 2021 17:01
RIYADH: BeIN Sports could soon be back on air in Saudi Arabia after reports that the Qatar-based sportscaster has gained streaming rights throughout the Kingdom.
Jan 20, 2021 16:01
NEW DELHI: In a stringent environment when lockdown was the norm, Spain's LaLiga was among the first to "get back on the field" to host the top 20 football teams of Spain in just 3 months/one quarter of the lockdown announcement. 
Jan 20, 2021 14:01
ZURICH: FIFA has published the 2020 edition of the FIFA Global Transfer Market Report, which charts the transfers of professional men’s and women’s players.
Jan 19, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is unlikely to take part in the 2021 edition of the Asia Cup, which is scheduled to be hosted by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in June in the Emerald Isles.