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April 2020

FC Goa appoints Juan Ferrando as new head coach

New Delhi , April 30 (ANI): FC Goa on Thursday announced the appointment of Juan Ferrando as the club's new head coach.Ferrando, who hails from Barcelona, Spain, began working as a football coach at the age of 18. He will take charge of the Gaurs for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League and the AFC Champions League campaign.The 39-year-old said he is "incredibly excited" to be a part of the FC Goa."I am so incredibly excited to become part of the FC Goa family. I have been greatly impressed by the Club's emphasis…

India needs improvement in swimming to be in top 10 in Olympic 2028: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi , April 30 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju, wants India to improve the level in swimming in order to be in the top 10 at the Olympics 2028.Rijiju on Thursday addressed swimming coaches from across India who participated in an online knowledge enhancement workshop organised jointly by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the Swimming Federation of India."Historically, the top countries in the Olympics have bagged a large number of medals in swimming. In the last five Olympics, the…

Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir wish Rohit Sharma on his 33rd birthday

New Delhi , April 30 (ANI): Indian skipper Virat Kohli and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Thursday extended wishes to Rohit Sharma, who turned 33.Kohli took to Twitter and wrote: "Happy B'day Rohit @ImRo45. God bless you with good health and happiness and many more elegant innings. Stay safe stay healthy."On the other hand, Gambhir termed Sharma "the best white-ball cricketer in the world" while wishing the right-handed batsman."Happy Birthday to the best white ball cricketer in the world @ImRo45! Have a great year…

Former Indian footballer Subimal Goswami dies at 82

New Delhi April 30 (ANI): Former Indian football team captain Subimal Goswami, popularly known as Chuni Goswami, died on Thursday at the age of 82.Goswami, who also played first-class cricket for Bengal, died due to cardiac arrest in Kolkata, West Bengal.He was the skipper of the Indian team which had won the gold medal at the 1962 Asian Games.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) mourned the demise of Goswami."BCCI mourns the death of Subimal 'Chuni' Goswami, an all-rounder in the truest sense. He captained the…

PSG set to retain Ligue 1 title after cancellation of 2019-2020 season

Leeds , April 30 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are set to retain the Ligue 1 title after the 2019-2020 football season in France was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.PSG will lift the trophy while Lyon will miss out on a spot in the Champions League for the first time since 1997, Goal.com reported.Earlier, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe had announced the cancellation of the 2019-2020 Ligue 1 season saying that no "big sporting affairs" can take place in the country until at least September."The big…
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