Tag: India


Eden Gardens spared Cyclone Amphan’s fury

India Kolkata The Eden Gardens

The epochal stadium of Kolkata (a State in India) – Eden Gardens – has been to a huge extent “spared” the wrath of super Cyclone Amphan which devastated the eastern Indian States of West Bengal and Odisha on Wednesday night and left behind a trail of destruction and also claimed lives.... » Read more


Sports in India slowly resume with riders

India sports will resume May 2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in India ruled recently that stadia in the country can reopen, although events with crowds will still not be allowed. India has extended its lockdown until May 31 but has eased a lot of restrictions as the lockdown enters fourth phase. The ruling on stadia would... » Read more


India throws hat into 2027 AFC Asian Cup ring

India to bid for hosting Asian Cup 2027

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) having extended the deadline for bids from March 31st to June 30th this year in the wake of COVID-19 taking on a monstrous form, India has thrown its hat into the ring – it has formally submitted its bid to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup. The All India Football... » Read more


Sports venues world over pitch in to combat coronavirus

Stadiums used as hospitals combat coronavirus

The dreaded novel coronavirus is tightening its noose leaving 9, 81,258 people infected across the world and over 50,253 people have lost their lives so far globally. This is the second part of the series – ‘Stadium turning into hospitals to tackle COVID-19’. ‘The Coliseum’ carried out... » Read more


Trump inaugurates world’s largest cricket facility in India

India Motera Stadium

Motera Stadium in India – the world’s largest cricket stadium – was dedicated to the nation jointly by the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, and the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on February 24, 2020. The price tag of the state-of-the-art arena is Rs 700... » Read more


Work on in full swing at world’s largest cricket facility in India

Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium is expected to be completed in 2020

Work is on in full momentum at the world’s largest cricket stadium spread over 63 acres of land – Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium at Ahmedabad in India – and is expected to be completed in 2020. Once the stadium is complete, the name might be changed. The stadium is also known as Motera as it is... » Read more


World’s largest cricket stadium taking shape in India

India Motera Cricket Stadium

India is building the world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, the main city in the western state of Gujarat. Popularly known as Motera Stadium, the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium is being revamped to eventually have a seating capacity of 110,000, nearly 10,000 more than Australia’s iconic... » Read more


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