Vietnam suspends national team call-up as World Cup Asian qualifiers delayed again

“With the aim of protecting the health and safety of all participants, FIFA and the AFC will continue to work together to closely monitor the situation in the region and to identify new dates for the respective qualifying matches,” the statement said.

TABLE TENNIS: Aruna Quadri leads Africa to World Cup

ALSO READ: Kwara FA urges committees to kick-start activities The men’s star-studded field includes China’s Ma Long who is considered by many as the greatest table tennis player of all time, and he will be looking to add the 2020 Men’s World Cup to his burgeoning trophy cabinet. Ma Long is joined by world no.1, Fan […]

Lalremsiami: Asia Cup 2017 was the turning point of my career

Lalremsiami has become one of the key players for the Indian women’s hockey team, representing the country in 64 matches while playing an important role in many key wins for the team. However, the youngster from the North Eastern state of Mizoram felt that Asia Cup 2017 was the turning point of her career. “The […]

Football’s first fa’afafine: trans rights trailblazer Jaiyah Saelua on stardom and sisterhood

The first openly transgender woman and fa’afafine to compete in a Fifa World Cup qualifying match for men, she has become a global champion for the rights of transgender and fa’afafine athletes, and now – almost disbelievingly – finds her life portrayed in an upcoming Hollywood film, directed by Oscar winner Taika Waititi, to be […]

India football players remember how Stimac stirred team to play well against Qatar last year

“When we got on to the bus to go to the restaurant, our frame of mind was still 50-50. The 1-2 loss to Oman was still playing on our mind. But when we got on the bus to go back to the hotel, everyone had a smile on their face and the determination to succeed […]

Draw against Qatar stands out right up there with the best: Sunil Chhetri

The retun leg against Qatar will be held on October 8. It was originally scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar on March 26, but was put off, just like most of the other sports fixtures, due to the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Super-sub Yến’s chance to shine playing in Portugal

At the end of 2017 and early 2018, senior players like Nguyễn Thị Minh Nguyệt and Nguyễn Thị Muôn struggled, giving Yến more opportunities to play. In addition, the injuries of Nguyễn Thị Liễu and Nguyễn Thị Hòa forced coach Chung to place in faith Yến.

Manchester Weather Forecast September 11, England vs Australia 2020, 1st ODI: Will The Match be Interrupted by Rain?

Manchester Weather for Eng vs Aus 1st ODI Well, it’s going to be overcast throughout with 10 per cent chance of raining during the day. The chances of rain improve to 50 per cent during the night though. The temperature will hover between a high of 19 degrees Celsius and a low of 11 degrees […]

Coman, the world’s winningest winger, lifts Bayern Munich to new levels of greatness

The clash in Lisbon, Paris Saint-Germain’s first final in Europe’s top competition, was supposed to be about another young French forward. Kylian Mbappe has set European football alight but he wilted in the glare of the Estadio da Luz, his golden first-half chance fired straight at Manuel Neuer.

Goalkeeper Filip Nguyen benched for Czech match, still eligible for Vietnam

He was added to the squad since all the players who took part in the match against Slovakia on September 5 and the head coach were quarantined and had to miss the match against Scotland after two support staff contracted Covid.