You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Sports

Infrastructure, youth development to get attention

DNMUM270879 | 3/6/2013 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :283

Mumbai: The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) open house session for interested agencies looking at owning an I-League team had one clear bottom line: abiding by and implementing the Club Licensing Criteria (CLC).
The focus of the discussion, which was held between the AIFF and the interested bidders in New Delhi on Tuesday, was solely on infrastructure and youth development — an integral part of CLC.
"We're looking at companies focused on infrastructure development, and whether they're in a position to acquire lease for a stadium, if not build a new one," I-League CEO Sunando Dhar said. "Besides this, youth development is the other focal point. And for that, we're giving them an option of ei
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Sports

Surging India, sliding Kiwis
DNMUM374606 | 9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :616

Kolkata: One cannot but feel sorry for the visiting New Zealand side. Even before the tour started, their chief medium-pacer Tim Southee had to return home with an ankle injury. Off-spinner Mark Craig had to be sent back after hurting his side strain
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Gambhir bats last in nets, but that doesn't rule him out
DNMUM374607 | 9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :452

Kolkata: The routines that the teams go through as preparation for a Test match generally give an indication as to the likely playing 11 for the game starting the next day. The order in which batsmen bat in the nets and finally the bowlers, if there
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

'We weren't too far away in first Test'
DNMUM374608 | 9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :478

Kolkata: New Zealand's young left-handed opener Tom Latham caught the eye with some impressive footwork, unafraid to sweep the Indian spinners in the first innings of the first Test in Kanpur en route to a well-compiled 58. However, he was trapped in
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Definitely want to think about DRS, says Kohli
DNMUM374609 | 9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM | Author : G Krishnan | WC :434

Kolkata: The Decision Review System in cricket is always a talking point, especially with the Indian board opposing its usage in any of its bilateral series. Though umpiring decisions have, from time to time, gone against India, it is often spoken ab
Add To LightboxCalculate Price