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2018 World Cup draw today

Champion Germany, Brazil and Argentina in the same...

Germany will find out who stands between it and a successful defence of the FIFA World Cup as the draw for the 2018 Finals in Russia is held in a glitzy ceremony within the Kremlin...

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Italy lose to Sweden in play-off, won’t play a FIFA WC

Italy lose to Sweden in play-off, won’t play...

Italy failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 on Monday as they were held to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their play-off at the San Siro by...

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Adarsh, Jisna hog limelight in guiding

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Andrea Pirlo criticises...

Milan: Former playmaker Andrea Pirlo joined the criticism after Italy’s 1-0 defeat to Sweden on Friday left the four-times champions on the brink of missing out on the World Cup finals for the first time...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Kolkata turned out to be...

We have done the double! Two weeks ago I had said in this column that I hope England U-17s would emulate the England U-20s. So last night was a very proud moment as we became...

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FIFA World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup Final: England and Spain...

England will look to emulate Brazil by winning U-17 & U-20 Cups in a calendar year, while Spain will aim to lift U-17 Euro and World Cup titles in the same year in today’s U-17...

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FIFA best player

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for...

Cristiano Ronaldo has caught up with Lionel Messi to become a five-time winner of FIFA’s best player award. The Real Madrid forward was crowned player of the year on Monday at the FIFA Best ceremony...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Jeakson scores but India...

A bright India provided hope for a brighter future but their dream ended in a heartbreak following a 1-2 defeat to Colombia yesterday in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, leaving the many heads totting the...

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Paraguay vs New Zealand - Grudge match on the cards

Paraguay vs New Zealand – Grudge match on...

MUMBAI: After the FIFA U-17 World Cup draw ceremony earlier this year, New Zealand coach Danny Hay had only one thing on his mind – how to stop Paraguay from exacting revenge. These two teams...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: After loss in opening...

NEW DELHI: ‘It’s a wonderful journey so far’ has been the common refrain, till India played their inaugural U-17 World Cup match in the Capital last Friday. After the two-year long preparations and cotton-wooled treatment,...

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Under 17 World Cup

Under 17 World Cup: India learn first lesson...

NEW DELHI: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium was perfectly lit. The pitch was as good as it could be. The opposition was among the best. The supervision was excellent. The preparations, expensive and time-consuming, too matched the...

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