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If you’re thinking gymnastic in Tripura started and ended with Dipa Karmakar, Think Again!

For those, who have been hailing Dipa Karmakar as the only-known ace gymnast from Tripura all this time, this might come as a shocker. Well, to put it in a more appropriate tune, there might not have been Olympians from ...Read More

Manipur’s traditional version of Rugby!

Yubi Lakpi is a type of contact sport played with a coconut. The sport originated in Manipur in India, and is currently the only place where it is played. The name when literally translated means coconut snatching. "Perhaps this was ...Read More

Indian Women’s League: Eastern Sporting Union hammer Aizawl FC 3-0

Eastern Sporting Union hammered Aizawl FC 3-0 to take pole position of the inaugural edition of the Indian Women's League (IWL) football tournament. Goals from Kamala Devi (24’), Mandakini Devi (70’) and Kashmina (77’) led ESU to an easy win ...Read More

Mariners settle score with Aizawl FC, Set Tone For Derby

Mohun Bagan kept the pressure on Kingfisher East Bengal before of the Kolkata Derby with a thrilling 3-2 win over a spirited Aizawl FC at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium. Darryl Duffy leapt to the top of the top-scorer chart of ...Read More

In-form Shillong Lajong FC look to extend winning run against Churchill

Three consecutive victories have provided Shillong Lajong FC with extra motivation but the football club are mindful of the challenges ahead. The first comes on Sunday when they take on former champions Churchill Brothers at the J.N. Stadium in the ...Read More

Brandon earns Aizawl FC lone-goal victory in I-League

Aizawl FC came back to their winning ways in the I-League as they defeated DSK Shivajians 1-0 here on Wednesday. Brandon Vanlalremdika, who came on from the bench at the stroke of the hour mark, scored for the hosts to ...Read More

With a string of losses, is India ready for the U-17 World Cup?

There has been a lot of good news for football fans across the country in the last year. India’s FIFA rankings have risen to 129. Considering that in 2015 (March), India’s rankings was at an all time low of 173, ...Read More

Shillong Lajong beat Chennai 2-0 to win third consecutive home match

Shillong Lajong FC won their third straight home match with a 2-0 win against Chennai City FC in the I-League football tournament here on Tuesday. Dipanda Dicka gave the hosts an early breakthrough in the 20th minute and followed it ...Read More

Aizawl FC brace up for DSK Shivajians test in I-League

Aizawl FC will look to stay close to I-League's top two clubs, Kolkata giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, when they host DSK Shivajians in a sixth round football match here on Tuesday. Third-placed Aizawl have 10 points from five ...Read More

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