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16 August, 2017 11:35 AM Dhanraj Pillay, Sourav Ganguly to play in charity match with Diego Maradona

Mohun Bagan forward Sony Norde and the club's former greats Chima Okorie, Jose Ramirez Barreto and Odafa Okolie will also be rubbing shoulders with the 1986 World Cup hero. Kolkata: Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay, popular Bengali actor Abir Chatterjee and cricketers Manoj Tiwary and Deep Dasgupta are among those who have confirmed their availability 66

22 July, 2017 7:01 PM Much-awaited Diego Maradona's Kolkata tour rescheduled from October 2-4

There will also be a host of other activities in the two-day visit including meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the release said. Kolkata: The much-awaited Diego Maradona's city sojourn in September is rescheduled to October 2-4, organisers said here on Saturday. The Argentine legend in his second trip to the football- crazy city was to lock horns 52

20 June, 2017 3:55 AM Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Diego Maradona picks his favourite between two legends

Turning back to Messi, Maradona said the Barcelona player was still the world`s best despite not having won a World Cup. Buenos Aires: Argentinian footballing legend Maradona said Monday that he preferred compatriot Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo all the while dubbing the Portugal captain an "incredible" player. "I can`t remember having seen Lionel 58

3 May, 2017 4:47 PM Maradona to visit Kolkata in Sept

Diego Maradona is expected to be in Kolkata on September 19 and 20 to take part in a celebrity football match. The specifics of the duration of his appearance in the ‘Match for Unity’ are being worked out, said Moksh Sports Ventures’s Satadru Dutta, who is the promoter of the trip. “Apart from the match and a football clinic with the kids, we have not finalised 37

10 March, 2017 3:02 AM Diego Maradona to be new ambassador of Chinese Super League

This announcement comes after Diego Maradona recently stated that he will be working with FIFA to achieve a clean and transparent organisation to govern international soccer. Argentina football legend Diego Maradona announced on Thursday that he will be the new ambassador of the Chinese Super League (CSL). (Also read: Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial 59

7 February, 2017 3:32 AM Italy Knock Defending Champions Argentina Out of Davis Cup

With the two teams tied at 2-2 heading into the decisive fifth match, Fabio Fognini, the world number 45, was beaten in the two sets on the clay at Parque Sarmiento in Buenos Aires. Italy handed defending Davis Cup champions Argentina a first-round knockout Monday, moving to the quarter-finals as Fabio Fognini came back from two sets down to defeat Guido 35

10 January, 2017 1:21 AM Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for 4th time

ZURICH: Capping what he called the best year of his career, Cristiano Ronaldo won his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday. The double European champion with Portugal and Real Madrid beat great rival Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to complete a sweep of top individual awards. Ronaldo's fourth career FIFA award closed the gap on five-time winner 119

4 December, 2016 11:19 AM Cuban President Raul Castro vows to defend Fidel's revolution

Cuban President Raul Castro has pledged to uphold his brother Fidel's socialist revolution at a massive rally in honour of the communist icon. Thousands of flag-waving supporters recited the oath with Raul Castro at the Revolution Plaza of Santiago de Cuba, the cradle of Fidel's guerrilla struggle. SANTIAGO DE CUBA: Cuban President Raul Castro has pledged 147

4 December, 2016 1:27 AM Cubans Hold One More Massive Rally For Fidel Castro

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba: Tens of thousands of Cubans rallied on Saturday to pay one more tribute to the late leader Fidel Castro before his ashes are buried in the cradle of his revolution. The crowd in Revolution Plaza in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba waved small Cuban flags and held pictures of Castro at a ceremony led by his brother, President 153

3 December, 2016 8:47 PM Fidel Castro funeral cortege reaches destination, leftist friends gather

On Sunday morning, his ashes will be entombed near the remains of Cuba's independence hero Jose Marti in a cemetery in the eastern city. 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 92