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Nike opens its largest store in India
Nike opens its largest store in India

Top Indian athletes were when present for the opening of Nike’s biggest store in India Bengaluru, July 6, 2015: Continuing its effort to fuel a lifestyle of sport and fitness in the country, today Nike opened its largest store in India, located on Brigade Road in Bengaluru. The store lays special emphasis on the sport of running offering a wide choice of world-class products and specialized services catered for women. Opened in part

Jul 7 2015
Video: Goalkeeping coach Rogerio Ramos training the Indian keepers
Video: Goalkeeping coach Rogerio Ramos training the Indian keepers

Subrata Pal is India’s first-choice goalkeeper Even though the Indian team has lost both of their opening matches against Oman and Guam respectively in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, it is not from the lack of trying. The Indian team was unfortunate against Oman in the opening game having a goal ruled out for offside late in the second half. Subrata Pal, who kept for India in both the games, is seen training with Gurpreet Si

Jun 18 2015
5 players who can guide India to the FIFA World Cup
5 players who can guide India to the FIFA World Cup

Sunil Chhetri will be India’s talisman against Oman With India playing Oman in the first game of their World Cup qualifying group match, there is a lot of excitement among the football fans in the country. National team coach Stephen Constantine has dropped many big names for the qualifiers such as Nirmal Chettri and Gouramangi Singh, and opted for youth. His methods worked in India’s previous qualification

Jun 10 2015
Stephen Constantine selects 26-member Indian football squad for FIFA World Cup qualifiers
Stephen Constantine selects 26-member Indian football squad for FIFA World Cup qualifiers

The Indian team will play Oman in their first World Cup qualifier New Delhi, June 5 The Indian national football squad left the capital city for a preparatory camp in Bengaluru ahead of its 2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary qualification matches against Oman and Guam. The squad conducted training sessions at the Ambedkar Stadium here before proceeding to Bengaluru. India play their first match at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru

Jun 5 2015
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier: Nepal vs India - Match Preview
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier: Nepal vs India - Match Preview

Nepal vs India Watch the match LIVE here! Nepal will host India for the second leg of the FIFA World Cup 2018 preliminary qualifying game on Tuesday at the Dasarath Stadium, Kathmandu. India defeated Nepal 2-0 in the first leg game held in Guwahati, thanks to a brace from Sunil Chhetri. Nepal will be desperate to turn the odds in their favour in tomorrow’s game and qualify for the next stage of the qualifiers. India are fa

India's tie with Nepal is far from over, insists coach Stephen Constantine
India's tie with Nepal is far from over, insists coach Stephen Constantine

India’s coach Stephen Constantine has insisted that the tie with Nepal is still wide open KATHMANDU: In the morning, the chill disappears; the sun reappears – not that scorching but a bit lazy even as those white cotton clouds float overhead. It was a little less than two years back when the then national team camped in the same hotel in Kathmandu, played against the same opposition, and in the same stadium -- the memories

Mar 16 2015
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualfiers: India vs Nepal - Player ratings
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualfiers: India vs Nepal - Player ratings

India won their first leg of World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Nepal, 2-0 Sunil Chhetri’s brace guided India to a convincing 2-0 victory over Nepal in the first match of the two-legged round 1 of FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification. Chhetri broke the deadlock in the 53rd minute and scored his second goal in the 71st minute. The Blue Tigers clearly were a much better side and outplayed their counterparts in all the dep

Mar 12 2015
Match Preview: FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier - India vs Nepal
Match Preview: FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier - India vs Nepal

India vs Nepal India host Nepal tomorrow for the two-legged World Cup qualifier game at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati. According to AFC’s norms, initially 12 teams will play two-legged qualifier games after which the victorious 6 teams will progress to the main round robin stage. India, ranked 171, are scheduled to play against Nepal who are ranked 180. We can expect a good clash among the two evenly matched opponents.

Mar 12 2015
India-Nepal a sentimental match for me: India football coach Stephen Constantine
India-Nepal a sentimental match for me: India football coach Stephen Constantine

Stephen Constantine is on his 2nd stint as India national football team coach Guwahati, March 11: India football coach Stephen Constantine said on Wednesday the desired results can be achieved if the players are willing to grind it out on the field. Currently ranked 171 in the FIFA rankings, India have a uphill task ahead as they look to qualify for the first time for the World Cup. "If the Players are willing to work hard,

Mar 12 2015
World Cup 2018 qualifier: Indian gear up to face Nepal
World Cup 2018 qualifier: Indian gear up to face Nepal

Constantine orchestrates the Indian Practice session. ×Proofread   GUWAHATI: Change has always been the need of the hour. But one does not need to change completely. The intelligent will merge new ideation with the existing good. But certain things stay constant and glare at your face every moment. Even as Stephen Constantine’s new-look Indian squad tirelessly, enthusiastically and willingly shape up to merge the new w

Mar 11 2015
Tryst with destiny for Indian national football team
Tryst with destiny for Indian national football team

Picture courtesy: AIFF Media Tension and anticipation are rising as the Indian national football team prepares itself for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 encounter against Nepal on March 12 and 17. The qualifiers against Nepal will be Stephen Constantine's first assignment since taking over the job as the Indian national coach for the second time. But Stephen will be up

Mar 7 2015
10-men Salgaocar edge past Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the I-League
10-men Salgaocar edge past Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the I-League

Salgaocar FC beat Shillong Lajong FC by 2-1 in a Hero I-league encounter today at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa. Goals from Daryl Duffy and Douhou Pierre for the home side stamped the victory against Lajong who managed only one goal through Cornell Glen. The match saw the return of Daryl Duffy from injury for Salgaocar FC who was the top scorer of the league last season. He was immediately called into action the opening m

Mar 3 2015
Nine men Bharat FC claim 2-0 win over Salgaocar FC for first ever I-League triumph
Nine men Bharat FC claim 2-0 win over Salgaocar FC for first ever I-League triumph

Nine-men Bharat FC got past Goan giants Salgaocar FC with ease at the Balewadi Stadium in a I-League Round 7 game on Sunday evening. The game ended 2-0 in favour of the debutantes, and they collect their first three points from a game this season. Subhash Singh drew the first blood for Bharat FC in the 23rd minute, following an assist from Kris Bright. The ball was delivered by Lester Fernandes from the corner, and Bright's stinger came of

Feb 23 2015
Salgaocar FC look to return to winning ways; take on I-League debutants Bharat FC
Salgaocar FC look to return to winning ways; take on I-League debutants Bharat FC

Salgaocar FC’s players seen undergoing a light training session at the BITS Pilani campus   Pune: Salgaocar FC will look to return to winning ways when they take on debutants Kalyani Bharat FC in a Round 7 clash of the Hero I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune tomorrow. With two wins, two draws, and two defeats, the Greens have had a mixed bag of results thus far, but yet sit only five points adrift of league le

Feb 21 2015
I-League: Mumbai FC register first win; defeat Salgaocar FC 3-0 at the Cooperage
I-League: Mumbai FC register first win; defeat Salgaocar FC 3-0 at the Cooperage

Jayesh Rane of Mumbai FC tries to get past the players of Salgaocar FC Mumbai FC successfully bagged their first three points after a 3-0 victory over Salgaocar FC at the Cooperage stadium, Mumbai. Sampat Kuttymani gave the home team the much-needed lead at the beginning of the game from a screamer of a shot. Josimar increased the lead when he converted from a brilliant floating cross from Jayesh Rane. A newly refur

Feb 13 2015
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