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‘The team is getting better’: Atletico coach says squad improving after rocky start

Diego Simeone stressed that his side began improving after the 0-2 La Liga loss to Celta on September 1.

Vedanta Group bets big on Indian football, aims to develop sport at grassroots level

Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta group company, launched the country's first ever ‘technology-hinged football training' last week in Udaipur.

Croatia's Luka Modric named best male player at FIFA awards

The Real Madrid midfielder beat former team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo, now with Juventus, and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah to the award.

Promoting local talent necessary in Indian football: Aussie legend Tim Cahill

"I think Indian football is in a good place but structure is the most important," Cahill told reporters in Kolkata on the sidelines of ISL media day.

‘Hats off to bowling unit’: Rohit Sharma showers praise as India beat Pak in Asia Cup

For India, Bumrah, Chahal and Kuldeep took two wickets each to restrict Pakistan to 237.

Community football initiative by EPL trains 45 coaches in India

The 45 coaches from across India completed phase two of their training programme in Kolkata on Sunday under the Premier Skills initiative.

Vaishali Salavkar will be India's first blind chess player at World Chess Olympiad

"Forty-five year old Vaishali from Maharashtra is an eight-time national champion," AICFB Treasurer Swapnil Shah told IANS.

Kerala sailor Abhilash Tomy injured in yacht race off Aus coast, Navy to rescue him

The Indian Navy's stealth frigate INS Satpura has been diverted for the rescue mission.

ISL has given Indian football a new identity, quality has improved now: Striker Jeje

Jeje also felt that younger players were flourishing, given the number of opportunities they were being offered in the ISL.

Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma, Jadeja star in India's 7-wicket win over Bangladesh

Skipper Rohit Sharma led India from the front with a fluent unbeaten half-century to overhaul the paltry target of 174 with more than 13 overs to spare.