Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Around 950 athletes from all over the country are set to compete in the 55th National Open Athletic Championship to be staged at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Salt Lake campus from September 16 to 19.
Salgaocar FC were on Friday awarded the Fairplay trophy for the I-League 2014-15, while Mumbai FC and East Bengal shared the best organiser award for organising their respective home matches in Cooperage Stadium in Mumbai and Salt Lake Stadium and Barasat Stadium in Kolkata, respectively.
Liverpool legend and Atletico de Kolkata marquee player Luis Garcia on Wednesday said he is eagerly waiting to return and play in the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), donning the red and white stripes for the Kolkata franchise.
India's biggest cricket carnival kicks off with a glittery opening ceremony on Tuesday as several stars from Bollywood line-up for some breathtaking performances to start the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 8. But what threatens the opening ceremony is a possibility of rain and thunderstorm which could interrupt proceedings at the Salt Lake Stadium, according to the Met office predictions.
Brace for dazzling lights and laser projections shooting straight-off from the ground at the Salt Lake Stadium for a replay of the magical moments from past Indian Premier League (IPL) editions as a fresh chapter of the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament gets going with a glitzy opening jamboree that unites the world of cricket with blockbuster Bollywood here on Tuesday.
An organisation that works to protect the rights of artists has issued notice to the IPL governing council, the West Bengal government and event managers claiming that the organisers of the IPL-8 inaugural show are "reluctant" to pay the fees for playing music, a statement said on Sunday.
Indian striker Balwant Singh's second-half strike enabled Mohun Bagan to conquer traditional rivals East Bengal 1-0 in the return-leg of the I-league football tournament at the Salt Lake stadium here on Saturday.
Table toppers Mohun Bagan would be keen to extend their dominance in the I-League football competition when they meet traditional rivals East Bengal in the return leg of the Kolkata derby at the Salt Lake stadium on Saturday.
Fresh from a morale-boosting victory over defending champions Bengaluru FC, Kolkata giants East Bengal will look to build a momentum when they take on Shillong Lajong FC in a Round 4 Hero I-League encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Sunday.