World Cup opener


 June 6, 2019   kridangan

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India had to wait six days to open their 2019 World Cup campaign but after losing toss India beat exhausted South Africa by six wickets in Southampton on Wednesday (June 5). South Africa won the toss and decided to bat first, but the overhead conditions helped Bumrah (2 for 35) and Bhuvneshwar (2 for 44) […]

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 May 31, 2019   kridangan

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England has started world cup 2019 campaign with victory over South Africa in opening match. Host England team is most favorite’s team for this world cup. With the first match win England broken 27 years old record of South African team as this is first time in last 27 years South African team lost their […]

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FIFA World Cup Football Organization

The Whole Gamut of FIFA World Cup Football Organization and Qualification

 September 8, 2016   R K Gupta

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The first week of September 2016 was abuzz with several World Cup qualification matches played all across the globe. These matches were part of the third and fourth round stages in qualification for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The process of qualification began on March 12, 2015 and it will conclude on November 6, […]

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Handball World Championship

Men’s Handball World Championship: Qatar Shock Poland to Make Handball History, Play France in the Final on Sunday

 February 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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Bravo Qatar!! Their dream run continued much to the delight of the home fans, who cheered the Qatari hand-ballers all the way. On Friday, they made history to become the first ever non-European nation to reach the final of Men’s Handball World Championship. Their best finish so far, has been the 16th place in Portugal, […]

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Handball Championship

France, Poland, Spain & Qatar Enter Semifinals of 2015 World Men’s Handball Championship

 January 31, 2015   R K Gupta

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The stage is now set for the last few games of the 2015 World Men’s Handball Championship at the Qatari capital Doha. The 24th championship has thrown up some surprises and the biggest news was the hosts Qatar entering the semifinals. The championship, which is held every two years, was last staged in 2013 at Spain and […]

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U-20 Football

Semifinal Line-up decided in Women’s U-20 Football World Cup at Canada

 August 21, 2014   R K Gupta

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The women’s FIFA U-20 World Cup field is now down to just four nations. In two matches played last Sunday, Nigeria and France joined Germany and North Korea in the semifinals by winning their quarterfinal matches in contrasting styles. The two finalists will emerge after the semifinal games slated for the coming Wednesday. In the […]

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Psychologist Helps Brazilian Footballers to Overcome Emotional Upheavals

 July 4, 2014   R K Gupta

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There is no doubt that the Brazil team is carrying a huge burden of expectations from their countrymen. In that respect, hosting of the FIFA World Cup on home soil has been a bit of a handicap since they carry the hopes of millions of Brazilians with them. It has affected Brazilian players more emotionally […]

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Cesar, James Steal Show on Saturday; Holland Get Lucky and Costa Rica win on Sunday.

 June 30, 2014   R K Gupta

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First two days of knock-out phase saw enthralling football in Brazil’s World Cup cities of Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Fortaleza and Recife. In Saturday’s first match, Brazil were seriously challenged by Chile and the score remained 1-1 even after extra time. Later, Julio Cesar excelled in penalty shoot-out to lend a lucky victory to […]

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Argentina world cup

Die-Hard Argentinian Fans Spend Day and Night on Streets of Porto Alegre and Other Side-Stories

 June 27, 2014   R K Gupta

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Football frenzy knows no bounds in Latin America. Like the two super powers of football, Brazil and Argentina hold sway and not just amongst their southern American member-nations but all over the world. For four decades now, the great Pele has been a revered figure in Brazil and the Brazilian government and World Cup Organizing […]

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Luis Suarez: A gifted footballer but with an inherent temperament problem?

 June 26, 2014   John Welsh

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The current World Cup tournament has provided the spectators with several fascinating football matches and attacking play within pleasant stadium environments, but the sight of Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez allegedly biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder during the later stages of a match thrust the darker side of football into the spotlight. Suarez […]

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