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PHOTOS: At soccer match with France, British PM to lead show of solidarity

PHOTOS: At soccer match with France, British PM to lead show o...

IMAGE: Wembley stadium is lit up in the French tricolour in remembrance to the victims of last week’s terror attacks in Paris. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images Prime Minister David Cameron will lead a show of solidarity with France at an England-France soccer match in London on Tuesday following the bloody attacks on Paris, with English fans expected to sing the French national anthem. Cameron, Prince William and London Mayor Boris Johnson will attend the friendly match at Wembley ..., 1 week ago

20 AMAZING facts you didn't know about soccer legend Pele

IMAGE: Brazil football legend Pele. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images The ‘King of football’ is set to grace the country. Thirty-eight years after being hosted by India, Brazilian football legend Pele will be in New Delhi on October 16 as special ambassador for the final of the 56th edition of the Subroto Cup. The big India trip is reportedly scheduled between October 11 to 17. Pele will also be the guest of honour for Atletico de Kolkata's Indian Super League match ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Pele offers to help organise grassroots exchange program with Santos  Rediff.com1 month ago

France snub Valbuena, Benzema amid sextape scandal

IMAGE: France’s national soccer team players Mathieu Valbuena (front) and Karim Benzema. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters Mathieu Valbuena and Karim Benzema, embroiled in a sextape scandal, were omitted from France's squad on Thursday for the games with Germany and England later this month while Hatem Ben Arfa was recalled. Football star Benzema faces charge in French sextape blackmail case Real Madrid striker Benzema was put under formal judicial investigation earlier on Thursday in ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

This is how Albanians celebrate reaching first major football finals...

‘This qualification is historic’ IMAGE: Albanian soccer fans celebrate after their team beat Armenia in Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match. Photograph: Arben Celi/Reuters Albania qualified for Euro 2016, their first ever major tournament, when a 3-0 away win over Armenia clinched second place in Group ‘I’ above Denmark on Sunday sparking wild celebrations across the country. Euro Qualifiers: Germany, Romania, Poland join 2016 party The Albanians finished behind group ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

FIFA U-17 World Cup the soccer minions push aside the giants

This year rsquo;s final game of the FIFA U-17 tournament in Chile will be played between two African teams ndash; Mali and Nigeria. It will be the first time in history that two African nations play each other in the final match of a FIFA organised ...
 NigerianHerald.com3 weeks ago

Why the World Athletics boss is under fire again...

‘I did not lobby anyone on behalf of the Eugene 2021 bid’ ‘It smells and it has to be investigated’ IMAGE: President of International Association of Athletics Federations Sebastian Coe. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe faced fresh allegations about his involvement in the controversial award of the 2021 world championships to the American city of Eugene on Tuesday, but insisted he had acted fairly throughout. In April this year the ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Top quote! Chile's coach compares possession to flirting with a woman

Over the years soccer coaches have enlivened our lives with extremely amusing quotes and jibes. Some are cheeky, some philosophical and some don't think twice before taking pot-shots at their rivals. Before we give you the pleasure of the recent top quote from a soccer boss, let’s delve into the details… IMAGE: Chile's head coach Jorge Sampaoli reacts. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images South American champions Chile were hammered 3-0 by arch-rivals Uruguay in Montevideo ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

2016 European Championship to go ahead in France

‘The EURO final draw will go ahead as scheduled on 12 December at the Palais des Congres in Paris’ IMAGE: Friends Arena lit in the colors of the French flag as sign of solidarity after the attacks in Paris . Photograph: Michael Campanella/Getty Images UEFA has confirmed that the 2016 European Championship soccer tournament will take place in France as planned despite the deadly attacks that struck Paris on Friday. "The EURO final draw will go ahead as scheduled on 12 December at ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Bloodbath in Paris: 129 dead as terrorists plan Mumbai-style attacks

On a night when thousands of Paris residents and tourists were revelling and fans were enjoying a soccer match between France and world champion Germany, horror struck in an unprecedented manner. At least 129 people were killed and 350 wounded -- of whom 99 were said to be in critical condition --  in a series of coordinated attacks by suicide bombers and gunmen in Paris at a concert hall, restaurants and the national sports stadium claimed by Islamic State jihadists. A French ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago This time, it's war: How European papers covered Paris attacks  Rediff.com2 weeks ago When Paris experienced Mumbai's 26/11 terror moment  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Meet the SEVEN confirmed candidates vying for FIFA presidency

World soccer's governing body FIFA, shaken by the worst corruption crisis in its history, confirmed on Wednesday that seven candidates had registered as candidates for its presidency, with former Trinidad and Tobago international David Nakhid the only surprise omission.The seven candidates were Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrein, Frenchmen Jerome Champagne and Michel Platini, Swiss Gianni Infantino, Liberian Musa Bility and South Africa's Tokyo ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Blatter fighting to return for FIFA handover in February  Rediff.com1 month ago Why FIFA boss Blatter has become the focus of a criminal investigation  Rediff.com2 months ago FC Goa coach Zico says FIFA elections outdated, lack legitimacy  Rediff.com2 months ago
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