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Putin says Blatter 'clean', deserves Nobel Prize  Jul 28, 9:03 am
London, July 28 (ANI): Russian president Vladimir Putin is of the view that FIFA boss Sepp Blatter deserves a 'Nobel Prize' for his contribution to the world's football governing body.
Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson gets engaged after surprise proposal of Andrew East   Jul 25, 11:24 am
Washington DC, July 25 (ANI): Shawn Johnson got engaged to her beau Andrew East at Chicago's Wrigley Field, after the football player popped a surprise proposal.
Brazilian striker Hulk withdraws from 2018 WC qualifying draw after racism claims  Jul 24, 5:45 pm
London, July 24 (ANI): Zenit St Petersburg striker Hulk has pulled out of the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw, days after he complained that Russian football has been suffering from 'gross and ugly' racism.
Dhoni eclipses Ronaldo, Messi to be named ninth most 'marketable athlete' in world  Jul 24, 1:33 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): India's most successful ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has beaten football superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to secure ninth place as the world's 'most marketable athlete' by the London School of Marketing.
Alleged of racism, Russian football beauty queen forced to give up crown  Jul 24, 12:46 pm
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): A local Russian beauty named Olga Kuzkova, who was chosen by CSKA Moscow to represent their team in the Miss Russia Premier League beauty contest, was stripped off her title after her racist posts surfaced.
Under-age African footballers trafficked to Asia  Jul 21, 6:21 pm
London, July 21 (ANI): It has been found out in an investigation report that aspiring African footballers as young as 14 years of age are being trafficked to Asia and forced to sign contracts.
Brazilian legend Pele discharged from hospital after successful surgery  Jul 21, 9:11 am
London, July 21 (ANI): Brazilian football legend Pele has been discharged from hospital after successfully undergoing back surgery.
Platini asked to stand for FIFA presidency  Jul 20, 8:09 pm
London, July 20 (ANI): UEFA boss Michel Platini has gained support of a majority of world football officials to stand for FIFA presidency.
Brazilian legend Pele hospitalized again after surgery  Jul 19, 12:23 pm
London, July 19 (ANI): Brazilian football legend Pele has reportedly been re-admitted to hospital after undergoing prostate surgery two months ago.
FIFA WC bidders to be banned from making foreign investment  Jul 17, 12:56 pm
London, July 17 (ANI): Amidst the ongoing crisis in the football's world governing body, FIFA is planning to amend the bidding rules by prohibiting the countries from making foreign investment in overseas football development projects.
Nagaland legislators, bureaucrats to play football match on July 22  Jul 16, 6:11 pm
Dimapur (Nagaland), July 16 (ANI): A football match is being organised between the Chief Minister's XI (Legislators) and. Chief Secretary's XI (AHODs & HODs) on July 22 next at 2 p.m. in the Secretariat Plaza.
Robinho moves to Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande  Jul 16, 4:52 pm
London, July 16 (ANI): Brazilian striker Robinho has completed a move to Chinese football club Guangzhou Evergrande by signing a six-month deal.
`Is Messi Argentinian or Swedish`, asks Maradona after Copa America loss  Jul 16, 10:20 am
Johannesburg, July 16 (ANI): Legendary footballer Diego Maradona has laid into the debate over Lionel Messi's form with the national team, saying that he should be treated like any other player.
Man City boss heaps praise on 'outstanding' Sterling  Jul 15, 6:44 pm
London, July 15 (ANI): Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has lavished praise on Raheem Sterling, describing the England youngster as 'one of the best attacking players in world football' after the latter signed a five-year deal at the Etihad.
Becks catches stray shot during Jamie Murray's match  Jul 10, 3:17 pm
London, July 10 (ANI): David Beckham might have given up football but nothing can push his love for sports away and his epic catch at Wimbledon on July 9 can be evidence to this.
Blatter places FIFA corruption scandal onus on confederations  Jul 9, 6:26 pm
Johannesburg, July 9 (ANI): Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reportedly blamed the continental confederations, rather than the football's world governing body, for the corruption scandal that has engulfed the game.
Wales make it to FIFA top 10 for the first time  Jul 9, 3:46 pm
London, July 9 (ANI): Wales has achieved its highest FIFA rankings by featuring in the top 10 for the first time in the latest rankings released by the world's football governing body.
FIFA bans Chuck Blazer from football for life  Jul 9, 2:53 pm
Johannesburg, July 09 (ANI): Former US football official Chuck Blazer has been banned from all-football related activities for life on Thursday by FIFA over his involvement in corruption and bribery scandals.
Injured McIlroy out of Open Championship  Jul 8, 10:15 pm
London, July 08 (ANI): World number one and defending champion Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will not be competing in the next week's Open Championship after rupturing his ankle ligament while playing football with friends.
2015 Women's World Cup becomes most-watched football game ever!  Jul 8, 3:11 pm
London, July 8 (ANI): The Women's World Cup final, which was recently broadcasted on Television, has broken all the TV football match viewing records in United States.
Delhi Dynamos confirm signing of Roberto Carlos as head coach  Jul 5, 1:28 pm
New Delhi, July 05 (ANI): Indian Super League (ISL) football franchise Delhi Dynamos have officially confirmed the signing of Brazil legend Roberto Carlos as the marquee manager for the tournament's second edition scheduled to be held later this year.
Diddy escapes felony charges in UCLA 'hit-out' case  Jul 3, 3:09 pm
Washington DC, 3 July (ANI): Diddy will not be facing felony charges in the UCLA arrest case, for allegedly hitting his son's football coach.
Danny Blind named Netherlands new football team coach   Jul 2, 1:34 pm
London, July 02 (ANI): Danny Blind has been named as the Netherlands new head coach after Guus Hiddink stepped down from his position following his 10 months in charge.
Coach Sampson lauds England lionesses post heartbreaking WC loss to Japan   Jul 2, 12:54 pm
London, July 02 (ANI): England women's football team coach Mark Sampson has heaped praise on his side, saying that they deserve to 'go home as heroes' after their dramatic 2-1 semi-final defeat against title holders Japan at the Women's World Cup.
USA reach Women's World Cup final after 2-0 win over Germany  Jul 1, 12:54 pm
London, July 01 (ANI): The United States women's football team reached their fourth World Cup final after defeating two-time champions Germany 2-0 in Montreal.