Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Netherlands are 'back where they belong' says Virgil van Dijk after sealing automatic qualification
Virgil van Dijk, who will miss their final qualifier against winless Estonia on Tuesday due to personal reasons, said there was still room for improvement
Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate calls on England side to live up to expectations and perform on home soil
Despite the fanfare that has greeted Gareth Southgate and his side since they surpassed expectations to reach the last four in Russia, he is keen to keep feet on the ground.
Hockey World Cup Memories: AB Subbaiah remembers 1994 edition, where India's chances were undone by South Africa
Arjuna Award-winning goalkeeper AB Subbaiah recounts India's 1994 World Cup journey, where they finished fifth, in this exclusive conversation with Firstpost.
FIFA World Cup 2018: When and where to watch Day 6 matches, coverage on TV and live streaming on SonyLIV
The first game of Day 6 of FIFA World Cup 2018 sees Colombia face Japan, followed by Poland squaring off against Senegal. The final match witnesses hosts Russia lock horns with Egypt.
Brazil coach Tite says Neymar is not fully fit but will play some role when the five-time champions open their 2018 World Cup account against Switzerland on Sunday.
The World Cup kicks off in Russia tonight, and two cosmonauts aboard the ISS celebrate the event with a little microgravity football action of their own
Iran has announced its final 23-man line-up for the 2018 World Cup as it arrives in Russia with arguably its most accomplished squad ever and the wind in its sails after an unbeaten run through qualifiers.
As the FIFA World Cup soon approaches, we take a look at the players and matches that defined football history, as well as some lighter moments, such as trophies getting stolen
The news about Urena will be a concern for Costa Rica, coming a month and a half before the start of the World Cup in Russia.
26-year-old Neymar — the most expensive player in history — broke a bone in his right foot on 26 February during his team's 3-0 rinsing of Marseille.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) star Neymar, who is convalescing in Brazil after surgery on his injured right foot, will be back "in two to three weeks," the club's coach Unai Emery said on Friday.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Sweden coach Janne Andersson hints he's open to Zlatan Ibrahimovic returning to national team
He has an ego to match his towering physique but Zlatan Ibrahimovic's pride must be smarting: he's taking a massive paycut to play for LA Galaxy, and Sweden is showing no interest in his return to its 2018 World Cup squad.
Ruud Gullit believes Netherlands' failure to qualify for Euro 2016 and 2018 World Cup does not represent a crisis
On the sidelines of the Laureus Awards, Ruud Gullit discussed issues facing Netherlands national football team with Firstpost.
FIFA World Cup 2018: VAR set to get football law-making body IFAB's approval for mega-event in Russia
The IFAB meeting in Zurich is widely expected to rubber-stamp the move to give VAR the go-ahead, which is already backed by FIFA's top brass
Champions League: Tottenham Hotspur talisman Harry Kane can prove European credentials against Juventus
Spurs' dramatic improvement on the European stage this season has mirrored that of Harry Kane after a disappointing Champions League debut last season.
Former FIFA vice-president Chung Mong-joon’s five-year ban from football, over ethics violations in connection with South Korea’s unsuccessful bid to host the 2022 World Cup, has been cut to 15 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Pele's spokesperson refutes claims Brazil legend was rushed to hospital after collapsing due to 'severe exhaustion'
Pele's spokesperson dismissed reports the footballing legend had been hospitalised on Friday, saying the 77-year-old was resting at home.
Sardar Singh's exclusion underlines India's push for faster legs, but Manpreet's men will miss his experience
For Sardar, who has won seven golds as a player and three as captain, the word ‘experience’ probably sets off a cascading series of mixed emotions.
The year 2017 too saw some sports introduce changes — some minor tweaks while others radical innovations — in order to make themselves fairer or to woo younger audiences. Here's a look at the notable changes we saw in various sports in the year gone by:
FIFA World Cup 2018 draw sees banana skins strewn in paths of heavyweights; England, France get easy groups
The absence of heavyweights like the Netherlands, Italy and Chile from this World Cup had nearly ensured that there was going to be no Group of Death. But there are a few groups which will offer banana skins for heavyweights.