MUMBAI: Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has mentioned his pride in being able to “be an important part of strengthening the football ecosystem in India”.

In a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel, Soren wrote: “When it comes to Jharkhand, sports is a way of life and particularly football. I feel proud to lead a state that has produced some of the finest football players for the country, and continues to do so. We, as a state, feel proud to be an important part of strengthening the football ecosystem in India.

Jan 20, 2022 19:01
BHUBANESWAR: With five days to go, the Odisha government is leaving no stone unturned to successfully host the inaugural edition of the Odisha Open international badminton tournament, which will witness over 300 players from 18 countries vie for top honours. The 2022 Odisha Open is a BWF Super 100 tournament that will take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack from January 25 to 30.
Jan 18, 2022 16:01
HYDERABAD: India has taken a step closer to hosting a round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship following the signing of a Letter Of Intent (LoI) between the Telangana state and Formula E. Signed in Hyderabad, the Official Candidate City, the agreement will see Formula E work with city and state officials to examine the viability of hosting a future E-Prix.
Jan 17, 2022 19:01
NEW DELHI: LaLiga, Spain's top-flight football league, has celebrated its fifth anniversary since establishing local presence in India. 
Jan 17, 2022 15:01
MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray Sunday virtually inaugurated two football pitches developed by the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) at the Centre of Excellence in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.  These pitches will be used by the teams competing in the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup beginning January 20.
Jan 13, 2022 20:01
MUMBAI: With India’s Covid-19 curve showing an alarming upswing, the BCCI has reportedly put in place a contingency plan of moving the upcoming Season 15 of the newly expanded 10-team Indian Premier League to South Africa, which had once hosted the IPL in 2009.  The BCCI is also exploring the Sri Lanka option as it puts on paper its pandemic-time Plan B, Indian Express reports.
Jan 12, 2022 19:01
LONDON: Royals Sports Group-owned IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals are delighted to announce the launch of the Rajasthan Royals Academy Cornwall (RRAC), which will be based at Truro School.
Jan 10, 2022 18:01
NEW DELHI: The Yonex-Sunrise India Open organised by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) will kick off the 2022 international badminton season with the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium all set to witness mesmerising badminton action from January 11-16.
Jan 10, 2022 18:01
NEW DELHI: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday said it has decided to close its 67 training centres across the country due to rising COVID-19 cases. "In view of rising cases of COVID-19, the Sports Authority of India has decided to close the 67 SAI Training centres across the country," the SAI said in a statement.
Jan 10, 2022 18:01
MUMBAI: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC) has expressed its readiness to stage Asia’s marquee women’s national team competition that kicks off in 10 days. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) president and LOC chairman Praful Patel shared the tournament’s preparations leading up to the first match day on January 20, 2022.
Jan 06, 2022 17:01
MUMBAI: In view of the evolving Covid-19 situation in India, key stakeholders from the Government of Maharashtra met virtually with a delegation of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 on Wednesday to discuss the challenges, solutions and charter guidelines for the safe and successful hosting of Asia’s premier women’s national team competition.