Tuesday, January 22, 2019

From the grassroots

Girls in rural Jharkhand are choosing their futures through football

It was 5 PM when a bus sleepily sauntered through the empty roads of Hutup, a village a half-an-hour auto ride from the famed BIT Mesra in Jharkhand. There is just one pukka road leading in and out of...

What the rise of Baby Leagues mean for the future of Indian Football

Baby Leagues, the new initiative by the AIFF, is a replica of the South American league for children. It the busiest decade for the AIFF as it rolls out numerous plans to set up the football Hierarchy in India....

After successful crowdfunding campaign, the girls from Bihar fulfill their dreams

It was 27th of November when Ms Afsana, the founder of 'Pehchaan Live Foundation' received a message inviting her young brigade of football players over to the Capital to compete in a United Nations hosted tournament scheduled to start...

For us, sport is how we save lives in Kashmir | By Waheed-Ur-Rehman Para

When you try to understand the role sports play in a society like Kashmir, it is imperative to leave behind all kinds of preconceived notions one might have about the culture of the same in the rest of country....

2018 Hockey World Cup: What is common between Spain and India?

What is common between Spain and India apart from love for food? Yes, you guessed it right, love for hockey. Out of the 25 teams who have made appearances in the Hockey World Cup to date, Spain and India are among...