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Mourinho claims Hazard set to sign new deal with Chelsea   Dec 20, 1:31 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Chelsea football team manager Jose Mourinho has said that Belgian Eden Hazard is set to sign a new contract with the club and could go on to become one of their greatest players.
Gary Lineker brands FIFA's way of running world football 'a farce'  Dec 20, 1:31 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): English footballer-turned TV personality Gary Lineker believes that the way FIFA is running world football is a farce, after the world football governing body agreed to publish a report into claims of World Cup corruption bid.
FIFA insists Russia, Qatar will stay as 2018, 2022 WC hosts  Dec 20, 12:15 pm
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Despite FIFA executives unanimously agreeing to publish a legally appropriate version of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, the world football's governing body insisted that Russia and Qatar would stay as hosts of the 2018 and 2022 tournaments respectively.
Joe Hart extends stay at Man City upto 2019 post singing new long-term contract   Dec 20, 11:46 am
London, Dec 20 (ANI): England football team goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new contract with Manchester City that would keep extend his stay at the Etihad Stadium until 2019.
FIFA VP says Garcia's resignation marks a 'new low' in football body  Dec 19, 10:44 am
London, December 19 (ANI): FIFA's vice-president Jim Boyce has revealed that the decision of Michael Garcia to step down as independent ethics investigator marked a new low in the history of football's governing body.
Controversial striker Balotelli gets one-match suspension over `racist` Instagram post  Dec 19, 10:16 am
London, December 19 (ANI): Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been handed a one-match ban and fined 25,000 pounds by the Football Association (FA) on account of his Instagram post which appeared to contain anti-Semitic and racist references. The Italian striker, who will miss Sunday's home game against Arsenal, has also been told to attend an education course.
Garcia resigns as FIFA's ethics investigator in protest over handling of WC bidding report  Dec 18, 10:41 am
London, Dec 18 (ANI): In a protest over the handling of his report into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA's independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned from his post, citing a lack of leadership at the top of football's world governing body.
Porn star Lisa Ann retires to pursue career in fantasy football  Dec 17, 1:16 pm
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Porn star Lisa Ann has revealed that she is giving up the adult film industry for a future in the world of fantasy American Football.
Ex-Arsenal, France striker Thierry Henry retires from football to take up media career  Dec 16, 2:41 pm
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football after a trophy-laden career that spanned 20-years and has taken up a media role now.
Saudi woman pretending to be man arrested for watching football match  Dec 15, 4:52 pm
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A woman has been arrested in Saudi Arabia after she disguised herself as a man in order to watch a football match.
Wenger says 'thankful' to fans for singing his name during Arsenal's 4-1 win over Newcastle   Dec 14, 10:10 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Arsenal football team manager Arsene Wenger said that he is thankful to fans who sang his name as his side returned to their winning ways with their 4-1 victory over Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Steve Bruce slams referee Chris Foy for 'not doing job' during Hull's 2-0 loss to Chelsea  Dec 14, 10:04 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Referee Chris Foy has been slammed by Hull City football team manager Steve Bruce for not doing his job during their 10-man 2-0 loss to Chelsea, who currently sit on top of the Premier League table.
Sporting events help budding players to hone their skills in Manipur  Dec 13, 5:09 pm
Imphal, Dec. 13 (ANI): Manipur is known for producing many good sportspersons and the reason behind that is the number of sporting events that are organized across the state.
Football legend Paul Gascoigne's life to be turned into celluloid  Dec 13, 4:35 pm
London, December 13 (ANI): A movie based on the life of former British football legend Paul Gascoigne has reportedly been decided to be made.
Controversial striker Balotelli accepts FA charge over 'racist' Instagram post  Dec 13, 10:24 am
London, December 13 (ANI): Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has reportedly accepted a Football Association (FA) charge following his Instagram post which appeared to contain anti-Semitic and racist references.
20 percent Brit kids believe Jesus is Chelsea footballer  Dec 12, 5:38 pm
London, Dec. 12 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that around 20 percent kids believe that Jesus is a Chelsea footballer or many other think that he is an astronaut.
Lightning struck Peruvian footballer 'out of danger', says teammate  Dec 11, 12:19 pm
London, Dec 11 (ANI): A Peruvian footballer, who was struck by lightning while playing in a cup semifinal, is reportedly recovering in hospital and his teammate has said that their friend is out of danger.
Brazilian legend Pele jokes is preparing for 'Rio Olympics' post hospital release  Dec 10, 10:38 am
London, December 10 (ANI): Brazilian football legend Pele confirmed that he has recovered and doing well, while making a funny statement that he is preparing for the Rio Olympics after his release from hospital in Sao Paulo.
Ex-footie hardman Vinnie Jones fears Gazza will fall prey to his 'booze demons'  Dec 9, 3:08 pm
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Former Chelsea footballer turned actor Vinnie Jones has claimed that he has had a spiritual connection with ex-England international Paul Gascoigne, popularly known as Gazza, and fears it would end in tragedy unless someone find's a cure for the former midfielder's booze disease.
Brazilian legend Pele set to be discharged post recovery  Dec 9, 11:24 am
Wellington, December 09 (ANI): Doctors at Sao Paulo Albert Einstein hospital have confirmed that Brazilian football legend Pele will be discharged from the hospital today after being admitted to undergo treatment due to a urinary infection.
Araang League promotes young footballers of Manipur  Dec 9, 11:00 am
Imphal, Dec. 9 (ANI): The first edition of Araang League recently kicked off at Hundung Bakshi ground in Ukhrul district of Manipur under the theme of "For the Good of All". The 10- day long championship is being organized by the Araang league with the partnership of Assam Rifles and several private sponsors.
Van Persie's brace helps Man U climb to third in PL table post Southampton win  Dec 9, 10:12 am
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Netherlands football team captain Robin van Persie scored a brace to help Manchester United climb to third in the Premier League table post their victory over superior Southampton at St Mary's.
Avid fans Muhammad Ali, Snoop Dogg won't miss football game even if its freezing!  Dec 8, 4:10 pm
Washington, Dec 08 (ANI): Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali was spotted sitting with American rapper Snoop Dogg and enjoying a football match at the freezing cold high school state championship game in Reno, Nevada this weekend.
Rodgers admits Balotelli's 16 mln pounds move to Liverpool from Milan has backfired  Dec 7, 2:04 pm
London, Dec 07 (ANI): Liverpool football team manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that Italian striker Mario Balotelli's 16 million pounds move from AC Milan was a gamble that has backfired spectacularly, as the former Manchester City star has scored just twice in all season.
FIFA dismisses discrimination claims over women's WC artificial grass surface as 'nonsense'  Dec 6, 2:59 pm
Wellington, Dec 06 (ANI): FIFA has dismissed any suggestions that staging next year's women's World Cup on artificial grass is discrimination as nonsense, as they prepare to stand their ground in a turf war with top women footballers.
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