Recognising the role that the media plays in making football the most popular sport, FIFA paid tribute on Tuesday to the longevity and commitment of the journalists who have covered eight or more FIFA World Cup tournaments. A special ceremony was held in conjunction with AIPS for the 70-odd journalists …Read More »
RB Leipzig’s Christo Nkunku named Kicker’s Germany Footballer of the Year!
RB Leipzig attacker Christopher Nkunku has been named Kicker’s Germany Footballer of the Year. The vote, run for the 63rd time by the sports magazine, saw Christo win the award in a close race against last year’s winner and top Bundesliga goalscorer Robert Lewandowski. Nkunku received 134 votes, making him …Read More »
TECNO X Manchester City campaign winners announced, two football enthusiasts from India win!
After a successful recruitment drive, two Manchester City fans have been selected to become GOAL’s Trainee Man City India correspondents. This will give them a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with GOAL and cover Pep Guardiola’s men from close quarters until the end of the season. They will be mentored by …Read More »
The Sportsbiz Show – Ep26: Independent Consulting, Writing, Freelancing in Sports ft. Arunava Chaudhuri!
The Sportsbiz Show is a podcast focusing on business, development and careers in sports, with its core focus on India. From talent development to commercialization of sports, uncover the lives of athletes and executives who are dealing with unchartered territories and working “behind the scenes,” to make an experience come …Read More »
TECHTRO-IFTWC – Dil Se Football #4: A Tribute to Indian Football Journalists!
In the fourth episode of Dil Se Football is a special tribute to Indian Football Journalists featuring Pulasta Dhar, Dulal Dey, Shibham Das and myself Arunava Chaudhuri. Sieh dir diesen Beitrag auf Instagram an I look forward to be part of #DilSeFootball tomorrow as part of the #WorldSportsJournalistsDay earlier this …Read More »
My article in Swiss magazine ZWÖLF on the FC Basel – Chennai City FC partnership!
Swiss football magazine ZWÖLF has published an article written by me on the FC Basel 1893 – Chennai City FC partnership in its latest issue. In the article I focus on the opportunities, challenges and more of the partnership looking at the two partners on where they stand, what they …Read More »
Producer and talent training successfully ends in Bhutan!
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) successfully conducted a producer and talent training programme for the Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) with the aim of improving their broadcast capabilities. The two-day training was conducted by experienced producer and television commentator Dez Corkhill under the AFC’s Communications Mentorship Programme, which was launched earlier …Read More »
Indonesian Journalists applaud Bibiano Fernandes after India U-16 ‘Lion-hearted’ performance!
It’s not often that a rival coach in football is applauded by journalists at the post-match press conference. Moments after India drew 0-0 with Indonesia to earn a berth in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2018 AFC U-16 Championship in Malaysia, journalists from Indonesia and Malaysia gave him a standing …Read More »
AIPS Asia journalists to provide coverage of AFC Women’s Asian Cup!
Cooperation between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and AIPS Asia was strengthened on Wednesday, April 4 as AIPS Asia journalists started their duties at the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan. Under the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations, the AFC invited AIPS Asia members to Amman, Jordan, …Read More »
Retired Philipp Lahm named German Footballer of the Year!
Recently retired Bayern Munich great and former Germany captain Philipp Lahm has been voted German Footballer of the Year for 2016/17, winning the award – as voted for by 855 members of the German Sports Journalism Association (VDS) – ahead of Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos and Borussia Dortmund striker …Read More »