Meghalaya CM launches grassroots football programme

Shillong, July 22 Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma officially launched a statewide football grassroots development programme ‘Mission Football’ amid much fanfare at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.

Mission Football is a pet project of the chief minister for developing a sustainable infrastructure for the sport in all…

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Meghalaya to launch grassroots football development programme

Shillong, July 21 :  A state government-backed football grassroots development programme will be launched with an exhibition match between the north-eastern players and their rest of India counterparts at the floodlit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.

A ‘pet project’ of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, the gala event…

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Harmanpreet's breezy ton propels India to WWC final

Derby, July 21: All-rounder

All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur’s scintillating 115-ball unbeaten 171 helped India thrash Australia by 36 runs in the second semi-final here and set their date with hosts England in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final at The Lord’s in London.

Electing…

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NorthEast United launch residential youth football academy

Mumbai, July 20:  Indian Super League (ISL) franchise NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) on Wednesday took an initiative to nurture football talent across the eight states of the north-east region by launching its own residential youth academy.

NEUFC said the Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Shillong will offer talented aspiring…

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Indians aim to re-write history against Australia

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India will meet six-time champions Australia in the semi-finals of the women’s cricket World Cup at Derby’s Country Ground on Thursday.

Statistically, India have been the underdogs in World Cup outings against the defending champions. However, of late, the Indians have…

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