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VIDEO – The Hindu: Inside the world of blind football in India!

The first steps to put together an Indian National Blind Football team was taken by SRVC (Society for Rehabilitation of the Visually Challenged) together with the IBSA (Indian Blind Sports Association, New Delhi) in 2013. Watch how they’re making progress for the 2016 Rio Paralympics. I can only wish them …

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Sony Pictures Networks buys 2016 Copa América Centenario rights for India!

Sony Pictures Networks have bought the broadcast and digital rights to telecast the 2016 Copa América Centenario in India. The special centenary edition of the South American competition is being held from June 3 to 26 in the United States as a tournament of the Americas. Sony Pictures Networks will …

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Franchise bidding for Premier Futsal to be held on June 20 in Mumbai!

The eight city-based franchises which will compete in the inaugural season of the Premier Futsal league in India will face a bidding on June 20 in Mumbai with former Portugal international Luis Figo, also the president of Premier Futsal, set to be present. The eight franchises – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, …

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Sony Pictures Networks will air UEFA Euro 2016 in six languages across India!

Sony Pictures Networks (SNP), the Indian arm of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has announced that it would air the upcoming 2016 UEFA European Championships from June 10 to July 10 to be played in France across six different languages – English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. After the success of …

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Anantapur Sports Academy introduced 207 young children to football on AFC Grassroots Football Day!

The Anantapur Sports Academy (ASA) has constantly worked to improve sports at the grassroots level. In doing so, it has always included young children in its programs across each and every sporting discipline. The rural youth have been at the core of its vision of promoting a sporting culture, and …

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AIFF to galvanize PM Modi’s support of Football in India!

The hosting by the All India Football Federation of three major international competitions within the next 18 months, among them the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup, and the engagement activities planned around it have been the catalyst for the strategic decision by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to support Football …

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Salgaocar FC celebrates AFC Grassroots Football Day!

Salgaocar Football Club yesterday organised a Grassroots Football festival at the Chicalim Panchayat Ground to celebrate AFC Grassroots Football Day. For children, playing a sport is important – not just because of the physical, or social benefits, but because of the fun they have. Grassroots football plays an important role …

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AFC calls Extraordinary Congress to be held in Goa!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday, May 11 called an Extraordinary Congress to be held in Goa, India in September 2016. The Extraordinary Congress, agreed by the AFC Executive Committee chaired by AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa in Mexico City, will elect the three additional AFC …

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Premier Futsal launches nationwide talent hunt through Cricketer Virat Kohli!

India’s new upcoming futsal league, Premier Futsal, launched a nationwide talent hunt titled ‘Premier Futsal Launchpad’ earlier today in Bengaluru to identify and pick the best available local futsal talent to play in the inaugural season of Premier Futsal. Premier Futsal league ambassador Virat Kohli launched the program besides the …

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