West Bengal

KOLKATA: The government of West Bengal’s Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs and Power Aroop Biswas on Tuesday evening came over to meet and greet the Indian national team who are currently camping in Kolkata for the forthcoming international friendlies against Nepal in September.

The session was organised by the All India Football Federation in close coordination with the Indian Football Association, Kolkata.

Feb 03, 2021 16:02
KOLKATA: All stadiums, swimming pools and sporting complexes outside of containment zones are set to reopen in West Bengal, following a go-ahead issued by the state government on Wednesday.
Mar 05, 2020 19:03
KOLKATA: Taking forward its vision to become a ‘Total Beverage Company with strong local roots’, Coca-Cola India announced West Bengal as its key growth market and unveiled strategic plans to showcase commitment to the state. 
Feb 05, 2020 19:02
KOLKATA: Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Wednesday stated that the IOA "was willing" to hold the 2022 National Games in West Bengal, while confessing that it was more intent than confirmation at this stage.
Jul 18, 2019 14:07
KOLKATA: The Durand Cup, the world’s third oldest and Asia’s oldest football tournament , returns after a gap of three years to entertain football lovers of the nation.  The prestigious tournament was first held in 1888, at Dagshai (Himachal Pradesh) and is named after Mortimer Durand, who was the then foreign secretary in charge of India.
Jan 29, 2019 11:01
KOLKATA: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday sanctioned Rs 200,000 each to 4,300 clubs across the state and also announced financial aid of Rs 100,000 each for 221 sports coaching centres, IANS reports.
Oct 25, 2018 18:10
KOLKATA: The Indian Football Association (IFA), the governing body of football in West Bengal, has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with Sportradar Integrity Services to monitor and safeguard the integrity of their matches.
Sep 25, 2018 12:09
KOLKATA: The Hero Indian Super League (ISL) is all set to kick off Season 5 on Saturday in the city with the first game between ATK and Kerala Blasters. Besides being the hosts, ATK are 2-time champions of the competition alongside Chennaiyin FC.  
Sep 03, 2018 12:09
KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said the state is planning to roll out a sports policy so as to provide benefits to promising young talent.
Feb 28, 2018 15:02
KOLKATA: The Barasat Stadium, which hosted several I-League matches this season, should be upgraded into a sports complex-cum-stadium, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee directed the sports department on Tuesday.