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August 9, 2017

PKL: Bengaluru Bulls beat Bengal Warriors

Nagpur, Aug 9: Bengaluru Bulls beat Bengal Warriors 31-25 to take the top spot in Zone B of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Wednesday.Ajay Kumar and Rohit Kumar scored nine and six points respectively to lead Bengaluru to a superb victory. For Bengal Warriors, Jang Kun Lee scored eight points but that wasn't enough as they crashed to their first defeat of the campaign. In Zone B, Bengaluru Bulls now top the table with 19 points after playing six matches. Bengal are now fourth with 11 points after three…

Inter Milan buy Nice left-back Dalbert

Milan, Aug 9: Inter Milan on Wednesday signed Brazilian left-back Dalbert Henrique on a contract from French football club Nice."The 23-year-old has signed a contract with Inter until June 30, 2022," the club posted on its website. Nice signed Dalbert in the summer of 2016 and he established himself as one of the most interesting left-backs in Ligue 1, as he made 33 league appearances, making four assists. He was the Nice player with the most crosses (94) and the most dribble attempts (100) last season.…

Volkswagen announces partnership with UEFA

Frankfurt(Germany), Aug 9: German vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen on Wednesday announced it was set to become UEFA's new partner for international football competitions, starting in 2018.The four-year deal revolves around UEFA EURO 2020, a special edition which will see matches in 13 different countries to mark the European tournament's 60th anniversary.reports Efe. "No other sport is as powerful as football or unites so many people," said Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess during the deal's…

Football: Champions Cup meet venue changed from Chennai to Mumbai

Kolkata, Aug 9: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has been forced to shift the Champions Cup international football tournament from Chennai to Mumbai due to the "exorbitant" rates charged by the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) for using the pitch, general secretary Kushal Das said on Wednesday."We were trying to bring international football to Chennai after I guess 22 years. But if this is the attitude we really cannot help," Das told IANS over phone. Das said that work at the…

East Bengal to begin CFL campaign against NBP Rainbow AC

Kolkata, Aug 9: Defending champions East Bengal will begin their Calcutta Football League (CFL) season against NBP Rainbow AC on Saturday while arch-rivals Mohun Bagan will take on Southern Samity in their opener two days later.According to the fixtures released by the Indian Football Association (IFA), the governing body of the sport in West Bengal, on Wednesday, the much-anticipated first derby of the season between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan might be held in Siliguri but options are open for Kalyani Municipality Stadium…
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