Football

ZURICH: FIFA has published its the 2022 Global Transfer Report showing record transfers in the world in the past year.

According to the report published Friday, an all-time record of 71,002 transfers across borders were made in 2022, with 21,764 involving professionals (men and women) plus 49,238 amateurs.

Jan 25, 2023 10:01
KOCHI: The 2022-23 Hero Super Cup, featuring 16 teams in the Group Stage, will take place from April 8-25, in Kerala.  Two of the three cities among Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram will host the tournament. The qualifying round will kick off on April 3.
Jan 20, 2023 09:01
Edtech major BYJU’S, India's most valued startup, will not renew its sports branding partnerships, co-founder and CEO Byju Raveendran has confirmed.  BYJU’S currently has three large branding partnerships with the BCCI, ICC and FIFA that will be up for renewal.
Jan 20, 2023 08:01
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.: Electronic Arts, Inc. Thursday unveiled the official EA SPORTS FIFA 23 Team of the Year (TOTY).  Millions of fans across the globe voiced their opinion on who should make the prestigious TOTY Final XI, honoring the world’s best of 2022.
Jan 19, 2023 18:01
MADRID: Getafe CF and global experiences company Legends announced Thursday a 15-year strategic partnership centered around maximizing the LaLiga club’s commercial offering and enhancing the fan experience.
Jan 19, 2023 18:01
Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City have topped the Deloitte Football Money League for the second year in a row as the world's highest revenue-generating club in the 2021-22 season in which fans returned to stadiums as COVID-19 restrictions were eased.
Jan 18, 2023 14:01
Jim Ratcliffe, head of chemical company INEOS and Britain's richest man with a reported worth of £9.8 billion ($12.1bn), officially registered an interest to buy Manchester United FC on Tuesday.  The Glazer family, the US-based owners of the Premiere League giants, had revealed in November they are looking at "strategic alternatives", including outside investment or a sale.
Jan 17, 2023 20:01
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE), Gwalior, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the first Centre of Referees’ Excellence (CORE) in India at the LNIPE campus in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Jan 17, 2023 20:01
MUMBAI: Surendra Karkera, an ardent football enthusiast and promoter, passed away suddenly following a cardiac arrest on Tuesday afternoon at his residence in Borivali (W), according to a family member. Karkera, 71, is survived by his wife Beena, and son Vishal.
Jan 16, 2023 17:01
BENGALURU: Through the Villarreal Academy international expansion project, Villarreal CF have reached a collaboration agreement with Alchemy International Football Academy based in Bengaluru.  Alchemy International Football Academy is now an official affiliate academy of Villarreal CF. This is Villarreal’s first collaboration in India. 
Jan 12, 2023 17:01
MUMBAI: Thirteen-time  Australian football Premiership winners Richmond FC have renewed their partnership with Stepathlon Richmond FC and the fan engagement and wellness company have teamed up with club apparel partners PUMA to create ‘Race To Tigerland’ presented by PUMA, powered by Stepathlon.