Tag: Barcelona

Champions League: Barca Lose 3-0 To Bayern, Miss Knockouts For First Time In 20 Year
Champions League: Barca Lose 3-0 To Bayern, Miss Knockouts For First Time In 20 Year

A difficult task became near impossible when Leroy Sane fired in a 30-yard thunderbolt shortly before the break, making it 2-0 for the Germans.

  • Thursday, 09 December 2021
End Of An Era: Barcelona Says Messi Won't Stay With The Club

Barcelona said in a statement that a deal for a new contract had been reached but financial obstacles made it impossible for the player to remain with the club.

  • Friday, 06 August 2021
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Are phone users in Odisha going to ditch smartphones?

By Surya Narayan Pradhan Bhubaneswar: Remember the first phone you owned? Yes, nostalgia is enlivened watching the launch of reboot Nokia 3310 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) this year at Barcelona in Spain. Nokia 3310 made the comeback and drew the attention just like our favourite hitter Virat Kohli who is hitting 6’s and […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Bhubaneswar to compete for World Smart City Awards

Bhubaneswar: Another good news for denizens of Bhubaneswar as the capital city has been selected as one of the finalists to compete for the World Smart City Awards to be held at Barcelona this month. According to reports, Bhubaneswar has stood first in the list of the first batch of 20 cities that were selected […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Messi powers Barca into Champions league QF

Barcelona: A magical performance by Leo Messi — two goals and an assist — vaulted Barcelona into the quarterfinals of the 2017-2018 Champions League with a 3-0 win here over Chelsea in the second leg of their round of 16 tie. With the score knotted at 1-1 after the first leg in London, both sides […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Barcelona defeat Real Madrid in La Liga

Madrid: Barcelona on Saturday stunned host Real Madrid with a 3-0 triumph in the 17th round of La Liga to remain undefeated for the 25th match so far, effectively ending defending champion Real Madrid’s already-slim chances of retaining the title. Thanks to three second-half goals from Uruguay’s Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi of Argentina and Alex […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
More than 750,000 march in support of Catalonia

Barcelona: Thousands of people took to the streets in Barcelona to demand the release of jailed Catalonian leaders for their outlawed drive to secede from Spain. Barcelona’s municipal police force said 750,000 people participated in the march on Saturday, called to demand the release of eight former members of the dissolved Catalan government and the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Messi eyes 600th Barcelona appearance

Madrid: Lionel Messi will become the third most capped player for European football giant FC Barcelona when he makes his 600th official appearance for the club at the Camp Nou Stadium on Saturday against Sevilla. Only Xavi Hernandez (767) and Andres Iniesta (642) have played more games for Barca than the 30-year-old who made his […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Messi clinches World Cup spot for Argentina

Quito (Equador): Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has bagged a hat-trick and with it Argentina has secured a direct berth at next year’s World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 victory over Ecuador. In a dramatic final round on Tuesday in the South American zone qualifiers, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Uruguay and Colombia booked their tickets to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Thousands take to Barcelona streets ahead of Catalonia referendum

Madrid: Tens of thousands of Catalan separatists took to the streets in Barcelona in a final rally ahead of Sunday’s planned referendum on independence from Spain. Seven and a half million people in Catalonia will head to the polls in a vote which has been condemned as illegal by Madrid. Regional President Carles Puigdemont told […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Messi stars in Barca's win over Juventus

Madrid: Argentine star Leo Messi took his time to get into the game but was the architect of FC Barcelona’s excellent 3-0 win over Juventus to kick off their Champions League campaign. Messi scored the first and third goals on Tuesday and set up Ivan Rakitic for the second on in a game in which Ousmane […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Real Madrid roll over Barça to win Spanish Super Cup

Madrid: Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 2-0 here in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to claim the trophy 5-1 on aggregate. The defending La Liga champs started Wednesday’s contest at the Santiago Bernabeu with a 3-1 advantage after Sunday’s first leg in Barcelona, reports Efe. With superstar Cristiano Ronaldo serving a five-match ban […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
22,000 evacuated from music festival in Barcelona

Madrid: Over 22,000 people have been evacuated from a Spanish festival in the city of Barcelona after a massive fire on Saturday night, local emergency services said. Pictures posted on social media showed festival goers running away from a stage engulfed by flames, Xinhua news agency quoted Sky News as saying. The Director General of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
'Messi will not join Manchester City'

London: Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has said that Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will not join the English Premier League side. “No. I don’t think so,” the former Barcelona vice president told Xinhua. “I know Messi very well. He and his family are my good friends. I think he has settled in Barcelona. He […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Morientes confirms India visit for Legends' El Clasico

Kolkata: Former Spain and Real Madrid striker Fernando Morientes confirmed his India visit to play for Real Madrid Legends against FC Barcelona Legends in an “El Clasico” fixtures here on September 15. “I thank Indian fans for the support. (I am) looking forward to seeing you soon,” Morientes, who has won three Champions League titles […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021