Date for Relocation of Goa’s Offshore Casinos Extended

The Goa government has announced that the offshore casinos have received an extension on their relocation dates. The new date has been extended to 31st March 2016, when the Goa offshore casinos will have to relocate to another location, leaving the Mandovi River. The original relocation dates that had been announced by the BJP government […]

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Women’s Hockey Team on the Way to the Olympics

It has been confirmed that the Indian women’s hockey team has qualified for the upcoming Olympics that are set to take place next year. The International Hockey Federation confirmed that the Indian women’s team will now have the chance to compete in the Olympic Games. In July this year, the team finished in fifth place […]

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India’s National Sports Day

India celebrates National Sports Day on 29th August every year, however, there are few that are aware that India has a National Sports Day. The day on which the National Sports Day is celebrated was chosen to be the same day that Dhyan Chand had celebrated his birthday. While Dhyan Chand, the Indian hockey legend […]

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Can the Indian Super League Step Up?

The Indian Super League (ISL) has been criticized by a senior sports administrator. The football league was accused of being amateur and unable to replace the older established tournaments. Injeti Srinivas, the Sports Authority of India’s Director General, said: “Today, apart from a couple of events, there are very few domestic tournaments, especially at the […]

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Opposition to Moving Offshore Casinos to Chapora

The government has suggested that the offshore Goa casinos be moved from their current location to the River Chapora. The local Anjuna population has opposed the move. On Friday, the panchayat body held a meeting that was specially convened for this purpose, and held a vote as to whether the casino boats could be relocated […]

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