FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament director Javier Ceppi talks about readiness of the states, impending inspections and more.
FIFA U-17 World Cup is scheduled from October 6-28, with knock-out games to be held after Diwali, which falls on October 19.
Sardar Singh showed glimpses of his old self but later struggled to make an impact on HIL game against UP Wizards.
Winning only three of their 32 bouts, with one finishing in 46 seconds, Indian wrestlers cut a miserable figure in the World Cup
In their letters to SAI, players have alleged that their coaches and administrators pocket 50 per cent of their nutrition quota.
Six months after Rio heartbreak, Simon Child and team suffer after Florian Fuchs scores in last minute for Mumbai.
India’s first step in the post-Sushil Kumar-and-Yogeshwar Dutt era will be in Iran at the World Cup.
National women’s boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu recollects his days with the men’s team and explains his ‘cultural shift’ to the new realm.
Jitender was slapped a two-year suspension and the grappler's fledging career looked over even before he could spread his wings.
Alongside Roelant Oltmans as chief coach, Hockey India is set to appoint former Holland assistant coach Hans Streeder as his assistant.
U-17 footballers threaten to pull out of the event if coach Nicolai Adam isn’t removed.
It's not an easy group, but it's certainly not a tough one either. Kyrgyzstan, ranked just five places above India, are the strongest team in the group
The doctor held responsible for administering the drugs on Glenmorgan is an Indian veterinarian from Bangalore.
The AAI has been derecognised by the sports ministry for more than four years for violation of the sports code.
In the last couple of years, India has been ranked third by WADA in the list of countries with maximum dope violations.
India achieves its highest spot — 129 — in a decade as the AIFF exploits a loophole in FIFA’s system
According to the letter, only seven of the 48 federations have towed the Ministry line so far.
Indian players tried to stop Enrique Gonzalez with their sticks, shoulder challenges and, in desperation, by pulling his shirt.
IOA had appointed Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as life presidents in their AGM in Chennai.
After Abhinav Bindra’s tweet on November 29, Gautam Gambhir, Yogeshwar Dutt and Deepa Malik followed suit following a ‘request’ from Niti Aayog.
There was a time when the Indian team was made up of players from UP. But despite state’s love affair remaining intact, things are a lot different now.
Mahesh Bhupathi has been named Anand Amritraj's replacement as the Davis Cup team's non-playing captain for the 2017-2018 season.
In the build-up to the World Cup, coach Harendra Singh lost his brother, Santa Singh his sister and Krishan Pathak his father.
Two strikes by Gurjant Singh and Simranjeet Singh were enough to see India crowned junior World Champions after a gap of 15 years.
India junior hockey team’s hunger for wins is comparable only to one more thing: their love for sweets.
Gunning down Belgium 2-1 in a comprehensive exhibition of aggressive and assertive hockey, India claim their second Junior World Cup title.
India junior hockey team, which plays World Cup final on Sunday, has seven players whose fathers work as drivers.
On a high after beating Australia in a tense semifinal, India colts begin favourites against Belgium in final.
India show admirable composure to come back and beat Australia 4-2 via penalty shootouts and enter junior World Cup final.
Vikas Dahiya had PR Sreejesh in his corner for the tense shoot-out and he hung on to every word the senior said, as India beat Australia.
Harmanpreet Singh converted a controversial corner in the 66th to see India through a tricky tie, and set-up a semifinal with Australia.
Like India, Spain have blown hot and cold so far at the junior World Cup as the two teams meet in quarter-finals.
Despite the fundamental differences between hockey and football, they have shared ideas for decades.
Mandeep’s 55th-minute winner takes India to quarterfinals, despite a complacent performance.
With a rich history in the sport, Argentina's U-21 men's team has a tough task to continue the legacy and raise the bar.
Four footballers with Indian passports identified from 2-minute match clips posted on online portal, search continues.
Five years later, she’s in New York when she hears something that shatters her world — Fadi, now a battle hardened ISIS fighter has been killed in Syria by a US drone-strike.