Tag: India


East Bengal likely to join ISL fold

Indian Soccer League expansion

An invitation-to-tender process has been opened by the Indian Super League (ISL) to pave the way for a new team to join the top tier of club football in the country this season, expanding the league from 10 to 11 teams. The Indian Super League is the joint premier football league along with... » Read more


IPL in UAE subject to Indian Govt nod

Dubai Cricket stadium - IPL news UAE August 2020

The 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin from September 19th and the final will be played on November 10th in the UAE – of course, subject to Government of India approval. The decision was taken in an IPL Governing Council meeting on August 2nd. The Indian Premier League is a... » Read more


Eden Gardens as cops’ quarantine center

India Kolkata The Eden Gardens covid facility

With coronavirus hitting India for a six, literally, the iconic stadium Eden Gardens in Kolkata (a State in India) will be made available as a makeshift COVID-19 quarantine facility for Indian police personnel who have tested positive for the deadly virus. With Kolkata’s hospitals groaning under... » Read more


Majestic cricket venue planned in Rajasthan

India Sawai Mansingh Stadium - Ground for the new Rajasthan Cricket Stadium

The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has unfurled detailed plans for a new 75,000-seat stadium in the Indian State. Once the stadium comes up, it will become the third largest cricket venue in the world, after the recently-opened 110,000-capacity Motera Cricket Stadium in the Indian city of... » Read more


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


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