German football model is a lesson for India

New Delhi It's an administrative triumph that India is hosting the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. It will be an inspiration for the youth and children to adopt and excel in the most popular sport of the world. This event is the first step in the right direction to realise India's immense potential in the sport -- but there's a long way to go.

U-17 WC: Five detained for public nuisance

Kolkata , Oct 15

Five people have been detained here for creating "public nuisance" outside the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, which is now hosting the Under-17 World Cup.

U-17 WC: Kolkata to witness protest rallies against evictions

Kolkata , Oct 6

Accusing the state government of forcefully evicting thousands of hawkers and shanty dwellers in Kolkata ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the Joint Forum Against Evictions on Friday said they would organise protest rallies outside the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan in Salt Lake on October 8.

India has extraordinary ultra athletes: UK's Giblin

New Delhi , Oct 6 The United Kingdom's ace ultra runner Paul Giblin, who will be participating in the second edition of Coffee Day Malnad Ultra, starting on October 7, says India has passion and incredible ultra athletes, but they need to have patience to succeed.

Mumbai Juniorthon good for kids: Zoya Akhtar

Mumbai , Oct 8

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, who is all geared up to start the shoot of her film "Gully Boy", says an athletic event like Juniorthon where children engage in physical activity is great news.

Mithali Raj's autobiography to be out soon

New Delhi , Oct 6

Those who have admired Mithali Raj's skills on the 22-yard strip will now get a chance to take a closer look into the cricketer's life as her autobiography will soon be released.