KUALA LUMPUR: India has been recommended as the first South Asian hosts for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 by the AFC Women’s Football Committee, which met at the AFC's headquarters in the Malaysian capital Wednesday.

It was felt that India, who will also have the experience of hosting the FIFA Women’s Under-17 World Cup later this year, was best placed among the three bidders – Chinese Taipei and Uzbekistan were the other competing candidates – to maximise the promotion of the women’s game.

Apr 16, 2019 16:04
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The FIH executive board (EB) Tuesday confirmed that India’s mens team will join the FIH Pro League from 2020 on, as was unanimously supported by the other participating national associations.
Apr 03, 2019 18:04
FRANKFURT, Germany: The Bundesliga has expanded its eFootball tournaments into Asia again this season, with the new Virtual Bundesliga (VBL) International Series held in Malaysia and India the latest competitions to provide international challengers for the upcoming VBL International Final in Germany.
Mar 05, 2019 12:03
CHANDIGARH: The aftermath of political tensions between India and Pakistan has affected the sporting goods industry to a massive extent. Economic Times reports that the Indian government’s withdrawal of the Most Favoured Nation Status to Pakistan and a 200% increase on customs duty on imports has dissuaded importers in the country to take up consignments of sporting goods manufactured across the border.
Nov 05, 2018 13:11
MUMBAI: Less than a month before the Men’s Hockey World Cup kicks off in Bhubaneswar, India haven’t yet approved the visas for Pakistan’s players and support staff, throwing uncertainty over their participation in the marquee event, Times of India reports.
Oct 30, 2018 13:10
MUMBAI: ESPNcricinfo, the global leader of digital content on cricket, will be joining hands with Tourism Australia for a media content partnership on ‘Undiscover Australia’, that aims to showcase glimpses of the country beyond the on-field action at its iconic cricket stadiums
Oct 20, 2018 13:10
NEW DELHI: A petition seeking direction to Central and state governments to make sports compulsory in educational curriculum from elementary to higher education has been filed in the Supreme Court, ANI reports.
Sep 20, 2018 11:09
NEW DELHI: Former India captain MS Dhoni has joined Hindi film actor Irrfan Khan as brand ambassador of Mastercard’s cash-to-digital campaign, the company confirmed at an event in the city on Wednesday.
Sep 19, 2018 13:09
NEW DELHI: German sportswear giant adidas on Tuesday pointed out unstable import duty rates that too without warning on most occasions in India as one of the biggest obstacles for the company when it comes to its operations and future investment planning, Press Trust of India reports.
Sep 17, 2018 12:09
JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) are making rapid strides in cricket and sport in general and the state governor Satya Pal Malik is extremely keen on the region being represented with a separate team of its own in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Hindustan Times reports.
Sep 15, 2018 13:09
MUMBAI: News18 has announced that it will be producing special joint television shows with Pakistan’s news channel GNN as India take on Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai on September 19, Exchange4Media reports.