FIFA World Cup: Line calls that have raised a storm | Football News

The FIFA has introduced new technology in the ongoing World Cup to lessen the margin of errors. The idea is to ensure that contentious decisions are dealt with on the basis of facts and not perception. In case of off-side rulings, the artificial intelligence tools that are being used are getting it mostly right -a […]

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Senegal captain wears special armband in Diop’s memory | Football News

DOHA: Senegal captain Kalidou Koulibaly wore a special armband in memory of former international Papa Bouba – The Best Of Bouba Diopwho died exactly two years ago, in his team’s decisive Group A game against Ecuador at the World Cup on Tuesday. Diop, who died at the age of 42, scored the goal that helped […]

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Watch: Man with rainbow flag invades pitch during FIFA World Cup match | Football News

DOHA: A man carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a T-shirt with the words “Respect for Iranian Woman” on the back invaded the pitch during a match at the Qatar FIFA World Cup on Monday. The man was on the field for about 30 seconds during the second half of the game between Portugal and […]

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South Korea vs Ghana Highlights: Ghana beat South Korea in a five-goal thriller | Football News

NEW DELHI: A five-goal thriller at Education City stadium saw Ghana keep their Round of 16 hopes alive after a stunning 3-2 win against South Korea in their second Group H match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Monday. Korea scored twice in three minutes to level the score 2-2 in the second half […]

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FIFA World Cup: Riots in Brussels after Morocco beat Belgium | Football News

BRUSSELS: Police used water cannon and teargas after coming under attack from football supporters who brought havoc to the centre of Brussels on Sunday following Morocco‘s shock 2-0 World Cup win over Belgium in Qatar. Dozens of fans smashed shop windows, threw fireworks and torched vehicles. Police said that 11 people had been arrested with […]

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Belgium vs Morocco Highlights: Morocco shock Belgium 2-0 with late goals | Football News

NEW DELHI: Another big upset in the World Cup of upsets in Qatar as Morocco shocked the World No. 2 Belgium 2-0 in their second Group F match at the Al Thumama stadium on Sunday. Two substitutes Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal scored to give the North African side a big boost in their hopes […]

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No World Cup title won’t diminish Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo’s legacy: Luis Figo | Football News

MUMBAI: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have achieved enough in the game and would be regarded as great as First and Maradona even if they were to finish their glittering careers without winning the FIFA World Cupbelieves Portuguese great Luis Figo. “Winning is not always depending on the quality of the individual, it depends on […]

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Poland vs Saudi Arabia Highlights: Szczesny, Lewandowski shine in Poland’s 2-0 win against Saudi Arabia | Football News

NEW DELHI: Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny saved a penalty to deny Saudi Arabia a quick equaliser as Poland registered a 2-0 win to bolster their chances of reaching the Round of 16 for the first time since 1986. Piotr Zielinski and Robert Lewandowski scored for the winners on either half of their FIFA World Cup 2022 […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022, Tunisia vs Australia Live Score: TUN vs AUS Match At Al Janoub Stadium Kicks Off

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live, Tunisia vs Australia: Tunisia players take part in training session.© AFP Tunisia vs Australia, FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Updates: The Group D match between Tunisia and Australia at Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah has kicked off. Tunisia are at the second spot in the table after playing a goalless draw […]

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FIFA World Cup: Young ones staking a claim to centrestage | Football News

DOHA: Cristiano Ronaldo landed and soon came the swipe, that good, old-fashioned snark, when a TV commentator described the star as “the unemployed footballer” as he was leading his team in the second half against Ghana. He was alluding, of course, to the termination of the star’s contract with Manchester United, expected but still sudden, […]

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Qatar vs Senegal Highlights: Qatar on brink of elimination as Senegal win 3-1 | Football News

NEW DELHI: Hosts Qatar are on brink of elimination from the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2022 after suffering a 1-3 loss to Senegal in their second Group A match at the Al Thumama Stadium. The African team was far superior on the day and dominated the proceedings on Friday. Substitute Mohammed Muntari scored Qatar’s first […]

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FIFA World Cup: Power of the migrant | Football News

Some players have found themselves in the limelight as much for their goal-scoring skills as for their roots in the first-round matches in the FIFA World Cup. From Switzerland’s Breel Embolo to England’s Bukayo Sakait has been a dream debut scoring in the first match while bringing to the fore their immigrant lineage. TOI looks […]

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Uruguay vs South Korea Highlights: Uruguay play out a 0-0 draw with South Korea | Football News

NEW DELHI: Two shots came off the post for Uruguay as they started their FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign with a frustrating 0-0 draw against South Korea at the Education City stadium in Qatar. Defender Diego Godin and midfielder Federico Valverde both hit the woodwork at the closing stage of the two halves in their […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United owners consider sale as Cristiano Ronaldo exits | Football News

MANCHESTER: Manchester United‘s owners said on Tuesday they were ready to sell the club, potentially bringing down the curtain on an acrimonious 17 years under the Glazer family. On a tumultuous day for the English giants, it was earlier revealed that star player Cristiano Ronaldo has left the club with “immediate effect.” Weeks of turbulence […]

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FIFA World Cup: Tunisia hold Denmark to a goalless draw | Football News

NEW DELHI: Denmark‘s World Cup campaign started with an entertaining goalless draw against Tunisia at the Education City Stadium on Tuesday. The Group D match witnessed as many as 20 corner kicks, but no goals. Denmark hit the woodwork in the second half and dominated the proceedings but failed to break the deadlock against the […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022, Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Live Score: Road To Glory Begins For Lionel Messi & Co.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live, Argentina vs Saudi Arabia: Argentina aim for winning start© AFP Argentina vs Saudi Arabia, FIFA World Cup, Live Updates: Argentina will begin their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 campaign on Tuesday against Saudi Arabia. It will be interesting to see how Lionel Messi goes about his business in the contest. […]

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Lionel Messi Determined To Enjoy Likely Last World Cup Hurrah

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi insisted on Monday he is determined to make the most of what will likely be his fifth and final chance to win the World Cup. At 35 years of age, the diminutive magician is close to winding down his remarkable trophy-laden career.And after playing already in four World Cup tournaments, including […]

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Barred from stadiums at home, Iran women travel to FIFA World Cup | Football News

DOHA: To 27-year-old Mariamthe World Cup match ticket was a precious gift. A sports fanatic, she travelled to the World Cup in Qatar from Tehran to catch Iran‘s opening game on Monday against England, her first live soccer match. Women are banned from attending men’s matches in Iran. “I’ve never attended a football match in […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo First Person To Have 500 Million Followers On Instagram

Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and records walk hand-in-hand. And in a latest, the Manchester United forward has become the first person to have 500 million followers on Instagram. Ronaldonow almost has the double number of followers than former India captain Virat Kohli. Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is on the second spot in the list of […]

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FIFA World Cup 2022: England take on Iran to launch bid for glory; USA, Netherlands also open campaign | Football News

DOHA: European heavyweights England and the Netherlands launch their World Cup campaigns on Monday as the tournament in Qatar shifts into a higher gear after a dispiriting defeat for the hosts. Asian champions Qatar became the first home nation to lose their opening World Cup match as Ecuador cruised to a 2-0 victory on Sunday, […]

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