Monday, Aug 14, 2023

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Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea fight back to draw 1-1 with Liverpool

August 13, 2023 23:23 IST

Chelsea dominated possession after the break but failed to get a second goal. A deflected shot by substitute Darwin Nunez then almost won it for Liverpool in the dying moments.

PSG's Neymar (left) celebrates with Kylian Mbappe.

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar agrees to two-year deal with Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal, says report

August 13, 2023 22:11 IST

Neymar's current contract with PSG runs until 2025. He is heading for a PSG exit and could leave during the summer transfer window.


Tottenham begin life without Harry Kane with 2-2 draw at Brentford in Premier League

August 13, 2023 21:13 IST

All four goals came in an action-filled first half that gave a first indication of what Tottenham will look like without its talismanic striker under new manager Ange Postecoglou.

saudi Pro League

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo looks bemused after being snubbed for player of the match award against Al Hilal

August 13, 2023 21:03 IST

In the match, Ronaldo also suffered an injury and was stretchered off during the second half of extra time and had to be carried off on a golf cart.

Eder Militao Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s Militao to undergo knee surgery after ACL tear

August 13, 2023 18:41 IST

Militao was injured when he hyperextended his knee early in the second half of Real's 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday in their LaLiga opener.

Italy FA

Roberto Mancini resigns as Italy head coach

August 13, 2023 18:27 IST

Mancini took charge of the team in 2018 after they failed to qualify for the World Cup, having previously not missed a World Cup finals since 1958.


Record signing Harry Kane says he joined Bayern to win titles

August 13, 2023 17:46 IST

Despite a stellar scoring record he has failed to win any domestic or international titles with Spurs

Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe reinstated into PSG first team squad: Reports

August 13, 2023 15:28 IST

Kylian Mbappe, 24, was also left out of PSG's squad for last month's pre-season tour of Asia.


LaLiga files complaint over PSG’s Qatar subsidies

August 13, 2023 13:44 IST

The practices have allowed PSG, owned by Qatar Sports Investments since 2011, to sign top players and coaches "well above its potential in a normal market situation", LaLiga alleges in the complaint filed on Saturday

FIFA Women World Cup

Sarina Wiegman is the outlier as the Women’s World Cup highlights a shortage of female coaches

August 13, 2023 13:07 IST

That was the case even before England advanced to the semifinals, by beating Colombia 2-1, with Wiegman also the outlier from the eight teams that reached the quarterfinals

Indian hockey

ACT title triumph over Malaysia will ‘really count’ as India prepare for Asian Games: Coach Fulton

August 13, 2023 12:07 IST

Asked about the biggest learning from this tournament, he said, "Not to have back-to-back tournaments; that would be a start."

Mohun Bagan, Jason Cummings, Lionel Messi, Messi

‘Mohun Bagan World Cupper Cummings just played with Messi but is nothing like him’: Aussie striker slammed after torrid start

August 13, 2023 12:12 IST

Jason Cummings is one of the most prominent players to play in Indian football in recent years. But his fitness remains a concern, admits Mohun Bagan official after Kolkata Derby.


PSG draws 0-0 without Kylian Mbappe, neymar and Marco Verratti

August 13, 2023 10:16 IST

Mbappe, Neymar and Marco Verratti were all left out by new PSG coach Luis Enrique at Parc des Princes.

Cristiano Ronaldo (2)

Cristiano Ronaldo suffers knee injury, leaves pitch in tears before winning first trophy with Al-Nassr

August 13, 2023 19:01 IST

Ronaldo scored twice as nine-man Al-Nassr won 2-1 against Al-Hilal to win the Arab Club Champions Cup 2023.

Manchester City

Why do we love watching Manchester City?

August 13, 2023 18:53 IST

The answer lies in Pep Guardiola’s vision. There is something profound at play, accumulating trophies are a byproduct of an expression, of a method, or a philosophy.

Harry Kane

Watch: Harry Kane misses out on German Super Cup after Leipzig beat Bayern Munich 3-0

August 13, 2023 08:48 IST

Instead of a show of Bayern’s dominance in Germany, Harry Kane had to watch as Leipzig exposed the shortcomings in his new team.

Jude Bellingham

Watch: Jude Bellingham scores on Real Madrid debut in 2-0 win at Athletic Bilbao

August 13, 2023 08:40 IST

Jude Bellingham, who joined Madrid on a 130-million-euro ($142 million) move from Borussia Dortmund this summer, did show some Zidane-like flair

FIFA Women's World Cup

WATCH: Passengers hooked by Australia’s victory after 20-penalty thriller at Women’s World Cup

August 13, 2023 01:13 IST

The Australians became the only team other than the United States to advance past the quarterfinals of a Women’s World Cup as the host nation.

Al-Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins first title at Al-Nassr with brace in Arab Club Champions Cup final

August 13, 2023 00:40 IST

Ronaldo had failed to land a trophy last season after his move to Al-Nassr, who finished runners-up in the Saudi Pro League.


Premier League: Arsenal opens season with victory; Brighton routs newcomer Luton

August 13, 2023 00:55 IST

Kickoff at the Emirates was delayed by 30 minutes due to turnstile issues at Emirates Stadium which prevented fans from getting in on time.

East Bengal, East Bengal vs Mohun Bagan, Durand Cup, Durand Cup 2023, Nandhakumar Sekar

Kolkata Derby: Wonder goal from Nandhakumar helps East Bengal pip Mohun Bagan after 4 years

August 13, 2023 08:24 IST

Mehtab Hossain, who played ten seasons for East Bengal, was mighty impressed by East Bengal's team effort and derby debutant Nandhakumar Sekar who scored a beautiful curler with his left foot.

General view of a big screen at the Emirates Stadium

WATCH: Arsenal’s game against Nottingham Forest delayed by 30 minutes due to turnstile issues at Emirates Stadium

August 12, 2023 17:24 IST

TV footage showed thousands of fans still waiting outside the Emirates 10 minutes before the scheduled kickoff, with only a sparse crowd inside the stadium.

Ligue 1

Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Marco Verratti left out of PSG squad for opening Ligue 1 game against Lorient

August 12, 2023 17:06 IST

Mbappe is mired in a contract standoff and was widely expected not to be in the squad after having been left out of the pre-season tour to Japan and South Korea

FIFA World Cup

Australia beat France on penalties to reach Women’s World Cup semi-finals

August 12, 2023 15:55 IST

Australia goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold saved three French penalties and missed one herself in a dramatic shootout


France forward Dembele leaves Barcelona to join PSG

August 12, 2023 15:15 IST

Dembele, 26, last year extended his contract with the Spanish champions until June 2024 after his previous deal expired. He won three LaLiga titles and two Spanish Cups in six years