Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The big-ticket Brazil-Germany FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-final to be played here on Sunday has sent the football crazy city into a tizzy prompting the Local Organising Committee (LOC) to bill this clash as "one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of the tournament"
Brasilia, Oct 20 (IANS) The former president of Brazil's Olympic Committee (COB) Carlos Arthur Nuzman has been charged with corruption. Nuzman was accused of paying bribes to African delegates to ensure that Rio would be chosen as the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics, Xinhua news agency reported
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was being pressured by the United States to prevent Russia from taking part in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. "We are seeing that the IOC is under strong pressure," Putin said at a forum with
Saina had settled for a bronze in World Championship in August