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Sheikh Salman designated to be president of Asian Football Confederation

Gianni Infantino, President of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) hailed the re-election of Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Asian football chief to help the region move forward in stability. Sheikh Salman will extend his term as president until at least year 2023. He has returned unopposed in the election after Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi ..

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Businessline Changemaker Awards 2019

The winners of the Businessline Changemaker Award for 2019 are listed below: Changemaker Of The Year: Petitioners against Section 377. Changemaker Of The Year: GST Council. Iconic Changemaker: Bezwada Wilson (Safai Karmachari Andoloan). Social Transformation: The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences. Digital Transformation: eNAM (Electronic National Agriculture Market). Young Changemaker: Anju Verma (promoting the education ..

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Croatia’s Luka Modric wins Men’s Ballon d’Or award 2018

Croatia’s midfielder Luca Modrich (33) has won prestigious honor of football, Ballon d’Or. He was rewarded for his key role in Croatia’s historic run to FIFA World Cup final (defeated by France) and his club Real Madrid’s third straight Champions League trophy. With this, he ended the tenure of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for ..

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India wins SAFF U-15 Women's Championship by defeating Bangladesh

India won South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Championship. In the final match held in Thimpu, Bhutan, India defeated Bangladesh by 1-0 score. Sunita Munda scored the goal that helped the Indian U-15 team clinch the title. Earlier in the semifinal, India defeated Nepal 2-1. SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship is association football tournament for ..

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India’s Sunil Chhetri becomes joint second highest international goal scorer

India’s talismanic football team captain Sunil Chhetri (33) became joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar footballer Lionel Messi. He achieved this feat after he scored his 64th goal in  match between India and Kenya in Intercontinental Cup summit clash in Mumbai, Maharashtra. In this match, Chhetri scored two goals. ..

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