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Tag: Football Match

Flouting COVID19 Norms, Hundreds Turn Up To Watch Football Matches In Odisha

Sambalpur/Dhenkanal: Alarming scenes were reported from Odisha showing people in large numbers watching football matches without social distancing and in complete disregard to the COVID19 norms. Hundreds of locals in Kuchinda of Sambalpur district and Kankadahada in Dhenkanal district were reportedly spotted enjoying football matches tossing COVID19 guidelines to the wind. Sources said, in both […]

ISL: Odisha FC Out To Consolidate Top-Four Spot Against Goa

Bhubaneswar: Odisha FC will look to maintain their 100 per cent record at the Kalinga Stadium when they play hosts to FC Goa here on Wednesday. Josep Gombau’s side saw their four-match winning streak being brought to a halt in Bengaluru when they went down 3-0 to Bengaluru FC last week. The club has since […]

ISL: Odisha FC Beat Jamshedpur 2-1 In 1st Match At Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar: Odisha FC got off to a winning start in their first Hero Indian Super League match at the Kalinga Stadium, edging Jamshedpur FC 2-1 on Friday. Aridane Santana’s (28′, 45′) first-half brace ensured a conclusive lead for Odisha as Aitor Monroy’s (38′) penalty-kick went in vain for the visitors, who are now winless in […]

Column: Racism Should Not Be Allowed to Mar the Beautiful Game

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Racist abuse aimed at England players during Monday’s Euro qualifier against Bulgaria has received massive coverage in the British newspapers. The match that the visiting team won 6-0 was marred by uncharitable comments from Bulgarian fans directed against England’s black players. The naked display of racism by the white-skinned Bulgarian chauvinists […]

Syria hold India to 1-1 draw

Ahmedabad: India were held to a 1-1 draw by Syria in their final Intercontinental Cup match in Ahmedabad on on Tuesday. Narinder Gahlot (18) scored in the 51st minute while Syrua struck back with skipper Firas Al-Khatib converting a penalty in the 78th minute. Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, […]

2 killed, 12 injured in lightning strike during football match

Rourkela: Two persons were killed and 12 others severely injured today after they were struck by lightning during a football match in Paraba of Jharkhand bordering Odisha’s Sundergarh district. As per reports, a team from Hatibari in Sundergarh district had gone to Paraba for the football match. Though the deceased have not been identified, sources […]

Would love to do a sports-centric film: Ranbir Kapoor

Mumbai: Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, who is set to play a football match for a cause, says he would love to do a sports-centric film which tells the inspirational story of any Indian athlete. If he had to do a film on a sportsperson, who would it be and why? “It’s a tough question! We’ve […]