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NewsClick VIDEO: Is the Real Game in Indian Sport Being Played in Courtrooms & Not Stadiums?

From cricket to football, with everything in between, sports bodies in India are engaged in a wave of furious litigation; One that has hurt the country’s standing globally and caught thousands of athletes in its throes. Some of the concerns include failure to adhere to the National Sports Code and …

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420 Grams S03E10: Remembering India’s 1970 Asian Games Football Medal!

Exactly 50 years ago today, on December 19, 1970, India beat Japan 1-0 to win a bronze at the Asian Games. It was the country’s last podium performance at the continental level. 420 Grams’ Arjun Pandit, Jaydeep Basu, Leslie Xavier and Siddhanth Aney look back at the tournament and where …

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420 Grams S03E11: Breaking Women’s Football down with Bala Devi!

With 52 international goals in 58 games since 2010, Bala Devi is easily one of India’s most accomplished footballers. This month she became the first Indian to score a goal at the highest level in Europe for Glasgow Rangers FC. In this exclusive 420grams interview Bala Devi talks to Arjun …

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NewsClick VIDEO: AIFF Elections & the Politics of Indian Sport!

In this episode of Let’s Talk, Leslie Xavier talks to sports journalist Jaydeep Basu on the controversy in the All India Football Federation where state associations are demanding a clear timeline for elections. They also reflect on the larger issues of Indian sport administration.

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