Sports  /  Published 01.06.21

Brazil steps in as Copa host

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) said on Monday it would move next month’s Copa America to Brazil, after original host nation Argentina pulled out at the last minute because ...
By Reuters in Asuncion

Sports  /  Published 26.05.21

Copa America eyes move to US, Lille coach leaves

The number of sporting events suffering setbacks due to Covid-19 is only getting bigger. The Indian Premier League was suspended earlier this month after a bunch of cricketers tested positive, and the...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 31.03.21

City will not be the same without Aguero

When you make a compilation of all the goals Sergio Aguero has scored in his life, the strike against Queens Park Rangers on that 2012 May afternoon will remain on top of the charts. And irrespective ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.12.20

Autopsy: No drugs in Diego body

Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona did not consume alcohol or illicit narcotics in the days before his death, an autopsy released on Wednesday said. Maradona, who died in November aged 60, had take...
By Reuters in Buenos Aires

Football  /  Published 21.12.20

Pele to Messi: Rare are stories like ours

Brazil soccer legend Pele has congratulated Lionel Messi for equalling his goal-scoring record for a single club after the Argentine forward netted his 643rd goal for Barcelona in Saturday’s 2-2...
By Reuters in Brasilia


Sports  /  Published 20.12.20

Pele record equaled by Messi

Lionel Messi equalled Pele’s record of 643 goals for a single club on Saturday but was unable to help Barcelona beat Valencia in La Liga as they had to settle for a 2-2 home draw. Valencia went...
By Reuters in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 04.12.20

Barca boss says club should have sold Messi

Barcelona’s interim president Carlos Tusquets feels the club should have cashed in on Lionel Messi during the summer transfer window. Messi was heavily linked with a move to Manchester City and...
By Reuters in Madrid

Sports  /  Published 30.11.20

Maradona’s doctor under scanner

Diego Maradona’s personal doctor was on Sunday being investigated for involuntary manslaughter four days after the Argentina legend suffered a fatal heart attack, prosecutors in San Isidro near ...
By Agencies in Buenos Aires

Sports  /  Published 29.11.20

Diego. Deity. Dented.

By Jaydeep Basu

Sports  /  Published 28.11.20

Maradona: final journey

Tens of thousands of fans, many weeping, filed past the coffin of Diego Maradona in ceremonies which, like the soccer superstar’s life story that swayed between extremes, mixed head-of-state-lik...
By AP, PTI in Buenos Aires


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