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14 May, 2015 11:38 AM Italian judge orders Maradona, lawyer to stand trial

Rome: Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona and his lawyer Angelo Pisano will go on trial in Italy next year for slandering the Equitalia tax collection agency, a judge has ruled. Judge Chiara Giammarco ordered Maradona and Pisano on Wednesday to stand trial in Rome on July 16, 2016, accepting a request from prosecutors, reports AKI. Maradona is accused 24

11 May, 2015 2:01 PM Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are at same level: Diego Maradona

Munich: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona said the debate over which player is better out of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is flawed as the pair are equally matched. The two best players in world football have again showcased their talismanic qualities this season with Messi netting 53 goals in all competitions for Barcelona and Ronaldo scoring 11

17 April, 2015 2:04 PM Would choose Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele

Sao Paulo: Brazilian football legend Pele has said he would pick Argentine forward Lionel Messi over his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo because of the former’s ability to create more opportunities than just score goals. Ronaldo is the leading goal scorer in La Liga this season with 38 strikes and 12 assists while Messi has scored 34 times and set up 15. Pele says he does not want to choose 10

16 April, 2015 6:52 AM Arsenal target Maximiliano Romero dreams of emulating Diego Maradona

Buenos Aires: Maximiliano Romero wants to emulate the career of Diego Maradona and become a penalty box predator like Radamel Falcao, the Argentine 16-year-old who is coveted by Arsenal told Reuters on Wednesday. The quicksilver Romero hopes to play for Arsenal in the Premier League if talks with his club Velez Sarsfield can reach agreement. “I have the same dream 298

14 April, 2015 4:35 AM Politics, Champions League hope add spice to Europa

Berne: The possibility of a final between teams from Russia and Ukraine plus the chance of qualifying for the Champions League has added some spice to the Europa League which reaches the quarter-final stage on Thursday. Napoli, in particular, will be glad of the rule change introduced this season, which allows the Europa League winners a back door entry 41

5 April, 2015 11:27 PM Maradona to play match for Colombia`s peace process

Bogota: Argentina`s legendary ex-footballer Diego Maradona will play in a "pro-peace match" in Bogota this month to support Colombia`s ongoing peace process, officials said Sunday. The game will take place on April 10 at Techo stadium in Bogota, and will include other football greats whose names were not immediately released, a statement from the mayor 5

5 April, 2015 9:36 AM Stoke City’s Charlie Adam hails memorable goal against Chelsea

Scottish midfielder Charlie Adam’s wonder 65-yard goal from his own half in Stoke City’s 2-1 defeat by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge left football fans around the world and his stunning strike even left him stunned as he claimed that it’s a goal he will always remember. Adam collected the ball in his own half before unleashing a shot from around 65 yards 23

25 March, 2015 2:53 PM Kolkata roads to stay deserted during India vs Australia semi-final match

With working professionals and other denizens parked in front of screens, the usually bustling eastern metropolis will literally put up the ‘No horns please’ tag as vehicular traffic goes off the roads. Though not a holiday, this cricket crazy city would gulp down every bit of the contest beginning at 9 a.m. and in turn skip work or in intervals peep into TV sets to soak in the clash 66

1 February, 2015 7:12 AM I’ve not done anything wrong, says banned Chelsea striker Diego Costa

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has denied he deliberately stamped on Liverpool’s Emre Can but admitted to being no angel on the field. The Brazilian-born Spain international missed Saturday’s top-of-the-table 1-1 draw with Manchester City after serving the first of a three-game ban for the incident during Tuesday’s League Cup semi-final, second leg victory 11

23 December, 2014 7:34 AM Holders Napoli Beat Juventus to win Super Cup

Napoli beat Juventus 6-5 on penalties. Italian Cup holders Napoli beat Juventus 6-5 on penalties to claim their second Super Cup on Monday after a dramatic final played in Doha. The match, moved to December to accomodate Napoli's Champions League play-off commitments last August, was pushed into extra time after Gonzalo Higuain hit a 68th-minute leveller 11