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Indian Super League 2017-18

The popular football league, the Indian Super League (ISL) is set to kick off from 17th November 2017. Established in 2013, this will be the fourth season of the Indian Super League. The final for this year’s ISL 2017-18 will occur on 17th March 2018. The League comprises 10 teams and this year’s Indian Super League 2017-18 will run for five months instead of earlier-three months. This year Bengaluru and Jamshedpur has joined in as [...]

FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA Under 17 World Cup will be held in India from October 6 to 28. It will be a big moment for India, as this is the first time that the country is hosting as well as participating in the prestigious FIFA tournament. The tournament, which will be held in six Indian cities, will witness the participation of 24 teams that will be divided in six groups of 4 teams each. The venues for the [...]

national sports awards

Today, 29 August, is National Sports Day. Despite the numerous laments about our inability to provide sports its rightful place in schools and educational institutions, despite the remonstrations about the lack of gold medals in the Olympic Games, we acknowledge that sports is an integral part of Indian society. 29 August, 2017, is the 112th birth anniversary of the legendary sportsman Major Dhyan Chand – one of the greatest hockey players of all times. In [...]

sports talent portal

The Union Sports Ministry launched the National Sports Talent Search Portal, a project of the central government that is being awaited by so many, on 28 August. The portal was launched by Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. Vijay Goel, Union Sports Minister said – and perhaps rightly so – that one of the major issues facing India in the sporting arena is the lack of fair [...]

career in badminton

Even though cricket remains the most popular sport in India, other games have also begun to make their mark. Among these badminton has gained a lot of fan following in the country. Ranked among the top five most popular sports in India, badminton is a highly entertaining and energetic sport. Over the years, a number of badminton players have gone on to achieve global recognition and have made the nation proud by winning a number [...]

top cricket academies in india

Cricket is like a religion in India – it is more than just the most popular sport in the country. The game was taught to Indians by its colonial masters – the British. Ever since India has gone on to perform splendidly in this sport and much credit for that can be attributed to the academies. National Cricket Academy The National Cricket Academy at Bangalore is the official cricket academy run by Board of Control [...]

womens world cup 2017

  India face England in the final of 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup and this is a major chance for the team to create history. Ever since the tournament was held in 1973 two teams have always been dominant – Australia and England. New Zealand remains the only team to have won the World Cup other than these two teams when it lifted the trophy in 2000. The final lineup for the tournament is [...]

ravi-shastri

The wait is finally over and Ravi Shastri has become the new coach for the Indian men’s cricket team. He prevailed over other candidates such as Richard Pybus, Tom Moody, and Lalchand Rajput. As of now, Shastri has been made the coach for two years till 2019 World Cup. He will have assistance in the form of Zaheer Khan, who will play the role of bowling consultant till that time, and Rahul Dravid, who will [...]

new coach indian cricket team

The head coach for the Indian men’s cricket team is expected to be picked today. Given the drama that has followed the exit of Anil Kumble and the surprising revelations that came around that time he was nearing the end of his tenure as coach there has been a high level of media glare around this issue. At this time, Ravi Shastri seems to be the front-runner as Virat Kohli and a lot of other [...]

pro kabaddi league

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 is expected to be the biggest season in the history of the championship so far with 12 teams that will be divided into a new format of two zones. Zone A is supposed to be made up of Delhi, Haryana, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Pune, and Mumbai. Zone B will be made up of Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Patna, Kolkata, and Lucknow. In all, this season is expected to feature 132 games. [...]