India took an important step towards returning to the Olympic fold following a constructive meeting with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) but officials believe theres still a long road ahead before the ban on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is lifted by the world governing body.
Rangdajied Uniteds qualification for the I-League on Saturday was nothing short of a fairytale. But Karsing Kurbah,the clubs general secretary,doesnt want to associate the word with his clubs rise.
Almost all the important decision-making positions in Indian hockey are now held by foreigners. MIHIR VASAVDA on the five Australians,a Dutchman and a South African who are trying to solve the puzzle that is Indian hockey
RELIANCE Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is among the favourites to buy US-based billion-dollar sports,fashion and entertainment management agency IMG Worldwide which has been put on sale by private equity firm Forstmann Little & Co.
Beijing Games gold medallist Abhinav Bindra is likely to be a part of the Indian delegation that will meet the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne on May 15 with the agenda to bring the country back into the Olympic fold.
While football continues to be a billion-dollar industry where players are showered with money in India and abroad and get to live a glamorous lifestyle,the other end of the spectrum paints a very different picture.