featuresports2 months ago

Pro Volleyball | Rudy Verhoeff finds lot of potential in Indian volleyball

Canadian Olympian Rudy Verhoeff is of the opinion that volleyball has a lot of potential in India and there is some amazing talent in the country as far as the sport is concerned. He also praised the standard of the inaugural edition of Pro Volleyball saying that it had an international impact.
Chiranjibi Pati
featuresports2 months ago

Pro Volleyball | Mohan Ukkrapandian’s dream is to see India at Olympics soon

The commencement of Pro Volleyball has given a new ray of hope for many volleyball players across India and a new direction to the sport in the country. Now, India skipper Mohan Ukkrapandian has set his eyes on the Olympic qualification for the Indian men’s volleyball team sometime in near future.
Chiranjibi Pati
featuresports2 months 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
featuresports3 months 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
featuresports3 months 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
featuresports3 months 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
featuresports3 months 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
featuresports4 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
featuresports4 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
featuresports5 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