featuresports4 days ago

Pro Volleyball | Dilip Khoiwal’s long-lasting relationship with volleyball and Gujarat

Many volleyball players across India, especially those who played at the international level, had a dream of having a professional franchise-based volleyball league for a long time. Like others, Dilip Khoiwal had also dreamt of that which has turned into a reality with Ahmedabad Defenders now.
Chiranjibi Pati
featuresports11 days ago

From Maoist-hit Dantewada to U Mumba Volley - Deepesh Sinha’s tryst with volleyball

Not many from Chhattisgarh have represented India in a sporting event in the past. However, the state which was carved out of Madhya Pradesh only in 2000 and is known for Maoist problems more often than not has a volleyball star to be proud of and he is India’s dependable blocker Deepesh Sinha.
Chiranjibi Pati
featuresports13 days ago

Can Pro Volleyball change the landscape of the sport in India

After IPL laid a platform for many sporting federations to start their own franchise-based tournaments, Pro Kabaddi League has turned out to be a successful sporting event in India. With Pro Volleyball joining the bandwagon of leagues, the sport can expect a positive change in the country now.
Chiranjibi Pati
featuresports23 days ago

From taking up volleyball for job to being the costliest player of Pro Volleyball – The Ranjit Singh story

Many children from the villages of North Indian states like Punjab and Haryana do take up sports like kabaddi, hockey or wrestling with an aim of securing a job through sports quota. Ranjit Singh was no different from them but he chose volleyball targetting a government job through the sport.
Chiranjibi Pati
featuresportsa month ago

Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Rishabh Pant, Manu Bhaker, Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan

With Rishabh Pant swelling our hearts with his generous move to babysit, to Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan starting the 2019 calendar year promisingly, to Manu Bhaker giving us a timely reminder of what limits not to cross, we bring you a healthy dose of good, bad, and the ugly from the last week.
Subhayan Dutta
featuresports2 months ago

The Good, Bad, and Ugly ft. Australian Cricket team, Star Sports, and Mitchell Johnson

This week was not a great one for Indian sports fans to remember, but Australia came out to be the protagonist of our series this time with their nice gesture for little Archie Schiller. While Star Sports moved away from their objective, CoA kept on feeding our Ugly section for yet another week.
Bastab K Parida
featuresports2 months ago

Good, Bad, & Ugly ft. PV Sindhu, Harendra Singh & Australia Cricket Team

From PV Sindhu finally breaking her jinx in the finals of the World Championships, to some of the best names in cricket applying for the Indian women’s team coaching role, Indian sports had a lot of good elements. However, COA and India hockey team’s debacle have levelled it out in the end.
Subhayan Dutta
featuresports2 months ago

Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Prithvi shaw, Michael Clarke, and Ramesh Powar

We are back with our weekly dose of Good, Bad, & Ugly and pretty much like last week we have more bad and ugly aspects of sport overpowering the few good things. Indian women’s team scandal, Michael Clarke’s public outburst, athletes failing dope test- all feature in this issue.
Subhayan Dutta
featuresports3 months ago

The Good, Bad & Ugly ft. Mary Kom, Mithali Raj and South American derby

This week saw more bad than good with Mary Kom clinching gold at the World Championship as India’s only positive outcome. Gaurav Mukhi suspended for age-fudging, Harmanpreet Kaur being called a ‘cheat’, and South American football’s grueling scenes ahead of derby constitute our bad and ugly.
Subhayan Dutta
featuresports3 months ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft. BCCI, Indian Football, and Fake News

From India getting ready for the final test of their “overseas year” to yet another federation playing out their issue in public, to fake news creeping into Indian sports, it has been an interesting week all around. So as always, we have compiled our six most important stories of the week for you.
Faizan Qadiri