Maradona

Maradona appointed head coach of UAE's Al-Fujairah

Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona has ended a five-year absence from football to return as coach of Al-Fujairah FC, the United Arab Emirates club announced on Sunday.

March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018

FIFA releases special video 100 days before World Cup

FIFA releases special video, set to Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee, featuring legends of the game juggling and doing tricks.

May 8, 2017
May 8, 2017

Maradona appointed head coach of UAE's Al-Fujairah

Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona has ended a five-year absence from football to return as coach of Al-Fujairah FC, the United Arab Emirates club announced on Sunday.

May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

Maradona will visit Kolkata on Sept 18-19

Argentina’s football wizard Diego Maradona will visit Kolkata on September 18-19 this year, about a month ahead of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup Final in that city.

March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017

No word from Maradona: FIFA

Soccer's governing body FIFA said on Monday it had heard nothing official from Diego Maradona since the Argentine World Cup winner threatened last week to quit his ambassadorial role.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Drugs were the biggest problem in my life: Maradona

Diego Maradona has revealed his drug problems began when he was at Barcelona in the 1980s in an interview with an Italian private television network, Canale 5.

January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017

Maradona backs 48-team WC

Diego Maradona on Monday backed controversial plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, a day before world football's powerful governing council faces a key decision on the issue.

December 5, 2016
December 5, 2016

Fidel Castro interred in rock

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro's ashes were encased in a large granite boulder on Sunday in a ceremony that capped nine days of public mourning and aimed to literally set in stone the legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential characters.

December 4, 2016
December 4, 2016

Friends gather at Castro funeral

Flag-waving Cubans leaned from windows and lined the streets as Fidel Castro's funeral cortege approached the end of three-day journey on Saturday, rolling into the city of Santiago de Cuba where the revolutionary leader's remains will be laid to rest.

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

El Clasico: Fans' view

Real Madrid can open a nine-point lead over bitter rivals Barcelona at the top of La Liga by winning Saturday's 'Clasico' at the Nou Camp.

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

Football mourns Brazilian players killed, lack of fuel suspected

A plane that crashed in the mountains of Colombia, killing 71 people, including members of a Brazilian football team, may have run out of fuel, a Colombian military source told AFP.