Football  /  Published 23.05.22

Praful Patel’s words of caution

Praful Patel, the ousted president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), in his “farewell speech” to the member-associations, said elections need to held at the earliest. Otherwise ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 20.05.22

Cup glass ceiling breaks

Women referees will officiate matches at the men’s World Cup for the first time in Qatar this year, the sport’s governing body Fifa announced on Thursday. Three women referees and three wo...
By Reuters

Football  /  Published 19.05.22

Buzz of Fifa ban, members wonder why

Soon after the Supreme Court order on Wednesday, appointing a three-member Committee of Administrators to manage the All India Football Federation (AIFF), speculation began on whether Fifa, football&r...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 14.05.22

Delhi body seeks Fifa intervention

Football Delhi has written a letter to the executive committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), requesting it to ask Fifa for initiating a process to form a normalisation committee which w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 12.05.22

Time’s up for FIFA frenzy

After almost three decades, one of the most successful commercial relationships in sports is over. Months of tense negotiations between the video-game maker Electronic Arts and Fifa, soccer’s g...
By Tariq Panja


Football  /  Published 03.05.22

Senegal fined for laser use by fans

Fifa fined Senegal’s soccer federation 175,000 Swiss francs ($180,000) on Monday for fan disorder at a World Cup playoff game, including shining laser pointers at Egypt star Mohamed Salah in the...
By Agencies in Zurich

Football  /  Published 03.05.22

Documentary on Kerala football

Fifa and Rise Worldwide on Monday announced the launch of the sports documentary Maitanam for the newly-launched digital streaming platform Fifa+ in India, a media release stated. Maitanam comprises ...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.22

7 Jharkhand girls in Fifa U-17 WC camp

The India U-17 women’s team has re-assembled in Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, for a coaching camp as part of its preparation for the Fifa U-17 Women’s World Cup scheduled to be held in India in...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Culture  /  Published 17.04.22

Future meets past

A trip through this knowledge land of sports was perfectly complemented with a visit to the gigantic Qatar National Library –– a treat for the body and a treat for the mind. The National L...
By Shrestha Saha

People  /  Published 09.04.22

The week that should have been

Anonymous sources from multiple marriage-marketing agencies in Mumbai have confirmed that the rumours of an imminent wedding between Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are nothing but premeditated PR and ...
By Priyam Marik


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