India, the bronze medal winners in 2019, finished their campaign without a win.
India has been drawn in Group B along with Bhutan and Bangladesh.
Rubiales kissed Hermoso on the lips during the awards ceremony on 20 August in Sydney after Spain defeated England to win the title.
The ISL begins in Kochi with a match between Kerala Blasters and Bengaluru FC.
Iraq won 5-4 in the shootout with Brandon Fernandes failing to score as his kick hit the post and went out.
The coach was among those who applauded Rubiales when he refused to resign.
India will be up against the winner of the other semi-final fixture between Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Everton was the only team to not score a single goal in the opening three rounds.
India team head coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday announced a 23-member squad for the 49th edition of the tournament.
FIFA said Rubiales is removed from football duties for 90 days “pending the disciplinary proceedings opened” against him Thursday.
Luis Rubiales is expected to stand before representatives of Spain’s regional federations, clubs, players, coaches and referees in Madrid at noon local time...
Spain captain Olga Carmona scored the game's only goal as her solo effort proved Spain were crowned World champions at The Stadium Australia in Sydney.
The 19-year-old Paralluelo struck in the 111th minute of a tight knockout match between European football heavyweights, creating history for Spain.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has laughed off the news about his club's interest in PSG superstar Kylian Mbappe.
Cancer survivor Linda Caicedo scored on her debut at the Women’s World Cup as Colombia beat South Korea 2-0 on Tuesday.
With that in mind, the France coach was not unduly concerned by his team’s 0-0 with Jamaica on Sunday, which was one of the biggest surprises so far at the...
Hannah Wilkinson scored to open the second half and New Zealand went on to beat Norway 1-0 on Thursday for its first-ever win at the Women’s World Cup.
Security was heightened ahead of Thursday night’s opening Women’s World Cup game after a gunman killed two people at a downtown construction site in...
Striker Kazuyoshi Miura, who is 56, has signed a new loan deal in Portugal, the second-tier club Oliveirense posted on social media on Tuesday.
Croatia’s public prosecutors said that there is enough evidence that Croatia captain Luka Modric and Dejan Lovren falsely testified during the original trial.
FIFA picked Saudi Arabia in February to host the 2023 Club World Cup, giving the kingdom its latest international soccer event in an aggressive push to make a...
Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea already earned places as recent Champions League winners for the expanded tournament lineup that is set to test...
The national football teams met on Wednesday for the first time since 2014, with Sunil Chhetri scoring a hat-trick as No. 101-ranked India beat No. 195-ranked...
The path to the Women’s World Cup has been vastly uneven for the teams headed to Australia and New Zealand next month.
New Zealand abandoned its football friendly against Qatar at halftime in Austria on Monday after accusing a Qatari player of making a racist comment to...