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ISL 7 likely to be held behind closed doors from November to March

Kolkata (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) is likely to be held behind closed doors with four neutral venues potentially hosting India''s premier club competition slated to start from November.In a meeting with ISL club CEOs and ISL organisers...

Indian soccer needs more exposure to excel: Cahill

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Former Australia and Jamshedpur FC striker Tim Cahill feels Indian football''s young prospects can make the best of their talent with systematic exposure.Cahill, who brought his illustrious career to an end following his stint...

Sunil Chhetri set to complete 15 years in International football

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India football captain Sunil Chhetri is on the verge of adding another feather to his already illustrious cap as he is set to complete 15 years on the international arena this week.The official handle...

India to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 finals

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation has granted All India Football Federation (AFC) the rights to host the AFC Womens Asian Cup 2022 finals. The decision was taken at the AFC Womens Football Committee.The venues for...

Perfect opportunity to change structure of Indian football: Stimac

New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill and even though Bundesliga action started last week, it is still a long way before normalcy returns. And India's national football coach Igor Stimac...

Playing behind closed doors can affect player performance: Berbatov

Sofia, May 9 (IANS) Some teams will be fine with it, while some others may suffer when football resumes behind closed doors in Europe, feels former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov who has stated player performance may also be...

Chuni Goswami arguably the finest ball player India has ever produced

Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) His greatest moment came when he led the Indian football team to the 1962 Asian Games gold, but legendary Indian footballer Chuni Goswami will be remembered for his deft skills as a striker and at...

Keeping ourselves fit during lockdown a challenge: Referee Rowan

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) At a time when the entire football fraternity is grappling with COVID-19 pandemic, it has been "challenging" for the referees to keep themselves up and running during the lockdown period."It has really been challenging...

Popularity of Premier League in India has grown: Ranveer

Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Premier League Ambassador for India, Ranveer Singh, took to the turf for an exhibition cricket skills challenge against Premier League record goal scorer Alan Shearer at the Gallant Sports Arena here.They were...

Hope to see more young girls following me to Europe: Bala Devi

Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Goal-machine Bala Devi, who on Wednesday made history after being roped in by Scottish club Rangers FC, feels this exposure will further propel her to get better and she is confident of scoring a lot...

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FICCI survey predicts 4.5% contraction in India’s FY21 GDP

New Delhi (IANS) With economic activities coming to a halt amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, the Indian...

Rajasthan CM shows off strength, claims support of 100 MLAs

Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) A day after Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot claimed that the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan has turned into a...

Divvya Chouksey no more, shared goodbye note hours before death

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Divvya Chouksey, who worked in the film "Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara", passed away on Sunday.Her demise was confirmed...

HAI suggests long-term plan, incentives for J&K tourism

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Extending its support for the revival of tourism in Jammu & Kashmir, the Hotel Association of India (HAI) has...

Railways on track to go green by 2030 with many initiatives

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a bid to make itself carbon-free by 2030, the Indian Railways has initiated a number of major initiatives...