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Soccer Football - Serie A - Udinese v Napoli - Dacia Arena, Udine, Italy - January 10, 2021 Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso reacts REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo(REUTERS)

Napoli can't always be Brad Pitt, says Gattuso

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 07:22 AM IST
Napoli were second best for much of the match in Udine, but Tiemoue Bakayoko's 90th-minute header snatched victory for Gattuso's side in dramatic fashion.
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John Abraham birthday special: 5 fitness mantras of Dhoom’s biker boy(Instagram/thejohnabraham)
John Abraham birthday special: 5 fitness mantras of Dhoom’s biker boy(Instagram/thejohnabraham)

John Abraham birthday special: 5 fitness mantras of Dhoom’s biker boy

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 11:34 AM IST
Happy birthday, John Abraham: The Jism-fame star has never failed to surprise fans with his body transformations, extraordinary physique and enviable eight-pack abs. Here are 5 workout and fitness tips that the Satyameva Jayate 2 hero lives by
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Among six teams from three southern provinces, many players wore hijab and were cheered on by family in the stands.(Thomas Reuters Foundation)
Among six teams from three southern provinces, many players wore hijab and were cheered on by family in the stands.(Thomas Reuters Foundation)

Football in hijab: Thai Muslim lesbians tackle stereotypes

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Pattani, Thailand
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 08:02 PM IST
Thailand, a largely conservative Buddhist society, is known for its relaxed attitude towards gender and sexual diversity, with homosexuality decriminalised as early as 1956. Yet LGBT+ people face widespread discrimination, particularly outside the country’s capital Bangko.
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Representational image.(File)

Serie A accepts $2 billion offer from equity funds

By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 09:01 PM IST
“There are still a lot of checks to be done but we’ve accepted the offer,” Serie A president Paolo Dal Pino said. “We’ve done something unique in a really dramatic time.”
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Kunal, who has one limb, has shown that there just needs to be enough courage and love for the sport for overcoming all difficulties.(ANI)
Kunal, who has one limb, has shown that there just needs to be enough courage and love for the sport for overcoming all difficulties.(ANI)

Nine-year-old born with one limb plays football with undying spirit, hopes to excel in it

By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Imphal, Manipur
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Kunal admires Ajay Chhetri of Bengaluru FC who is from Kanglatongbi near his locality.
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Elli AvrRam’s first Maldives trip is sure to kick in your travel bug, amp up fitness goals(Instagram/elliavrram)
Elli AvrRam’s first Maldives trip is sure to kick in your travel bug, amp up fitness goals(Instagram/elliavrram)

Football, food and aerial Yoga: Elli AvrRam’s first Maldives trip is sure to kick in your travel bug, amp up fitness goals

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Elli AvrRam’s sultry bikini looks, billiards-chess-football game and “very tough” aerial Yoga session in these throwback pictures from her first Maldives trip are sure to give you major weekend vibes
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The image shows Jatin Naik with a football.(Instagram/@_.jatin.naik._)
The image shows Jatin Naik with a football.(Instagram/@_.jatin.naik._)

Netizens are amazed at this man’s dribbling skills involving a phone and a football. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 06:32 PM IST
Naik glances at the ball and does something which is absolutely mind blowing.
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Representational image.(AP)

Italy going back to games with no fans due to virus cases

By Associated Press | Rome
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 09:56 PM IST
The move is part of a series of new measures put into place after new virus cases in the country approached 20,000 over the past two days
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Football generic image.(AIFF)
Football generic image.(AIFF)

After football, will other sport resume in India?

By Dhiman Sarkar and Bhargab Sarmah | Kolkata/New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 09:48 AM IST
Even though the football season is set to resume in India, experts remain divided over the resumption of other sports.
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Since the last season of the Indian Women’s League, which ended in mid-February, India’s women footballers have been out of action and the future remains uncertain.(AIFF)
Since the last season of the Indian Women’s League, which ended in mid-February, India’s women footballers have been out of action and the future remains uncertain.(AIFF)

Pandemic kicks women’s football to touch in India

By Bhargab Sarmah | NEW DELHI
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 01:30 PM IST
When the pandemic jettisoned sport, Bala’s Rangers career was one league game old. The women’s league in Scotland will resume on Sunday– Bala’s team will play Heart of Midlothian on the opening day– but women’s football is likely to be the hardest hit among all sport by Covid-19.
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A still from the film(ZEE5)
A still from the film(ZEE5)

Watch Tiki Taka and the curious case of football on ZEE5 this weekend. Light, refreshing and funny!

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 12:12 PM IST
ZEE5 brings to you a cool, comedy of errors set in Kolkata against the backdrop of football. This one will definitely leave you with a smile on your face. Read up our review.
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The clip opens to show the man lying on a couch holding a stick between his teeth with a spinning football atop it.(Instagram/@RyuTricks)
The clip opens to show the man lying on a couch holding a stick between his teeth with a spinning football atop it.(Instagram/@RyuTricks)

Man spins 5 footballs on sticks while lying on couch, impresses netizens. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 01:25 PM IST
As the camera pans out, four more balls can be seen spinning on sticks all over the man’s body.
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The clashes first began with disagreement over the football match on August 23 between the Dalit and OBC village teams and led to a social boycott of Dalits and violence four days later.(REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)
The clashes first began with disagreement over the football match on August 23 between the Dalit and OBC village teams and led to a social boycott of Dalits and violence four days later.(REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO)

Football match dispute triggers caste violence in western Odisha

By Dhrubo Jyoti | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 03:45 PM IST
On August 27, the simmering tension snowballed into violence and several members of the Dalit community were allegedly injured
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Representational image.(REUTERS)

FIFA suspends 2 more Haiti officials in sexual abuse inquiry

By Associated Press | ZURICH
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 04:09 PM IST
FIFA said ethics investigators now “expanded the scope of the aforementioned investigations by opening formal proceedings” against a woman and a man.
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FILE PHOTO: FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures during a UEFA Congress at Beurs van Berlage Conference Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures during a UEFA Congress at Beurs van Berlage Conference Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo(REUTERS)

FIFA ethics body clears Infantino during Swiss criminal case

By Associated Press | Lausanne
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 10:18 PM IST
“After examining the relevant documentation and evidence, the chairperson of the investigatory chamber has decided to file the complaint and close the case due to the evident lack of a prima facie case regarding any alleged breach of the FIFA Code of Ethics,” FIFA said a statement.
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File image of Amarjit Singh.(FIle)
File image of Amarjit Singh.(FIle)

In football’s absence, Amarjit burns calories at his village paddy field in Manipur

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 04:16 PM IST
The 19-year-old midfielder, who has already graduated to the senior national team, joined his father in the transplantation of the paddy seedlings in the fields made muddy by Monsoon rains. The piece of land belongs to his family.
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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos and teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning La Liga.(REUTERS)
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos and teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning La Liga.(REUTERS)

Real Madrid seal 34th La Liga title to extend record

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 03:14 AM IST
This is Madrid’s first league title since the 2016-17 season, and the second under the stewardship of manager Zidane. Just like in 2017, Real have managed to stop bitter rivals FC Barcelona from completing a hat-trick of titles.
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Representational image.(Action Images via Reuters)

Five substitutes interim rule in football extended by one year

By Associated Press | Zurich
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 09:29 PM IST
Soccer’s law-making panel, known as IFAB, said the option of using two extra replacements would continue in the 2020-21 season and for national team competitions into next August, when the Tokyo Olympic tournaments end.
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Rajan Singh Purewal is one of the top young footballers today.
Rajan Singh Purewal is one of the top young footballers today.

Rajan Singh Purewal is a rising football player of India

UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 05:59 PM IST
With years of hard work, dedication, and commitment, this young footballer is making his name heard in the industry.
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Premier League returns: When and where to watch football matches Live in India(Reuters)
Premier League returns: When and where to watch football matches Live in India(Reuters)

Premier League returns: When and where to watch football matches Live in India?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Prashant Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Here is everything you need to know about the resumption of Premier League football season.
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FILE PHOTO: Cars drive past a logo in front of FIFA's headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland June 8, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Cars drive past a logo in front of FIFA's headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland June 8, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo(REUTERS)

Players allowed to play for three clubs in a season says FIFA

By Reuters | BERN
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 08:21 AM IST
FIFA also said it would allow national associations to open their transfer window for the 2020/21 season before the current campaign has finished.
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Indian football team(AIFF)
Indian football team(AIFF)

Indian football domestic season to begin on August 1

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 05:55 PM IST
While the domestic transfer window normally begins in the first week of June to continue till August end, it has been pushed back to August this year due to the global health crisis.
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The image shows the keeper saving a goal.(Twitter/@theafcdotcom)
The image shows the keeper saving a goal.(Twitter/@theafcdotcom)

Keeper uses quick reflexes to save goals. Video of his defending skills is viral

By Amrita Kohli | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 02:34 PM IST
Posted on June 3, the video showcasing the goalkeeper’s quick reflexes has collected over 7,000 likes.
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File image of Odion Ighalo.(AFP)
File image of Odion Ighalo.(AFP)

‘No player should face it’: Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo says he would walk off if he suffers racist abuse again

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Prashant Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 02:39 PM IST
“If it happens to me I would report it to the referee and see what they do, but if they don’t take action about it then I’m going to walk off because it should not be done to any player or anyone in the world,” Ighalo told Sky Sports News.
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RB Leipzig's Dani Olmo celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Timo Werner, as play resumes behind closed doors. (REUTERS) 7

Football in times of Covid-19

UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 12:55 PM IST
Will we see fans in football stadiums soon?(Getty Images)
Will we see fans in football stadiums soon?(Getty Images)

Italian soccer considers allowing fans in July

By Associated Press | Posted by Aditya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 10:02 PM IST
There are also strict rules limiting the number of people in the stadium to 300. That includes both teams, staff and journalists.
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The image shows Raquel Benetti showing off her skills.(Screengrab)
The image shows Raquel Benetti showing off her skills.(Screengrab)

Woman’s amazing football freestyle skills in heels will make you go ‘wow’. Watch

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST
Named Raquel Benetti, the woman is a freestyling queen of football who is now ruling the Internet with her impressive skills in heels.
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Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Football to allow five substitutions when play resumes

By Agence France-Presse | Lausanne
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 07:18 PM IST
The International Football Association Board (IFAB), who look after the rules of football, said in a statement that it had agreed to a proposal by world governing body FIFA for a temporary change “to protect player welfare”.
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File image of football.(REUTERS)
File image of football.(REUTERS)

Football set to allow five substitutions in ‘temporary’ response to virus suspension

By AFP | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 12:27 PM IST
The IFAB said last week that it was working with FIFA on a “temporary dispensation of Law 3 (The Players) allowing competitions to give teams the option to use a maximum of five substitutes on up to three occasions during the match, plus at half-time.”
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The image shows the boy getting ready to kick the ball.(Screengrab)
The image shows the boy getting ready to kick the ball.(Screengrab)

Kerala boy scores Lionel Messi like free kick, video goes viral

By Indo Asian News Service | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta | Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2020 08:40 PM IST
First shared on Facebook page All Kerala Sevens Football Association, the video is now being shared by many across different platforms.
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