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Past Masters of Indian Sports: Remembering Bembem Devi, Indian women football's flagbearer for over two decades
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Past Masters of Indian Sports: Remembering Bembem Devi, Indian women football's flagbearer for over two decades

In our new series called Past Masters of India Sports, we bring you the story of India's greatest women footballer Oinam Bembem Devi

An all-trans men football team in Manipur challenges male-female binary in sport, hopes for greater queer inclusion
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An all-trans men football team in Manipur challenges male-female binary in sport, hopes for greater queer inclusion

Manipur's all-trans men football team is a counter to the male-female dichotomy in sport that doesn't provide enough space for queer participation.

India hockey captain Rani Rampal 'humbled and honoured' after being conferred Padma Shri
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India hockey captain Rani Rampal 'humbled and honoured' after being conferred Padma Shri

Apart from Rampal, the celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom will be conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award, while world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will get the third highest award Padma Bhushan.

Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri
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Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri

Padma Awards: The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan and 118 have been given the Padma Shri

Mary Kom to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu named for Padma Bhushan; Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal to get Padma Shri
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Mary Kom to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu named for Padma Bhushan; Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal to get Padma Shri

Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom will be conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award, while world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will get the Padma Bhushan

U-17 Women's Championship 2019 to begin on 11 November, to feature four teams facing off in round-robin format
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U-17 Women's Championship 2019 to begin on 11 November, to feature four teams facing off in round-robin format

Organised under the aegis of the All India Football Federation, the tournament final will be played between the top two sides on Sunday, 17 November

Legends Carlos Valderrama, Fernando Morientes play exhibition match in build-up to FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017
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Legends Carlos Valderrama, Fernando Morientes play exhibition match in build-up to FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017

A host of legendary players like Legends Carlos Valderrama, Fernando Morientes, Marcel Desailly and more took part in an exhibition match ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.

Oinam Bembem Devi's long wait for Arjuna Award nomination highlights all that is wrong with process
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Oinam Bembem Devi's long wait for Arjuna Award nomination highlights all that is wrong with process

Oinam Bembem Devi's late nomination highlights the fact that the foundation of the Arjuna and Dronacharya Award itself is flawed to start off with.

Former footballer Oinam Bembem Devi dedicates Arjuna Award to Indian women
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Former footballer Oinam Bembem Devi dedicates Arjuna Award to Indian women

Oinam Bembem Devi, the flagbearer of Indian women's football for over two decades, on Tuesday dedicated her Arjuna Award to women of the country who are trying to break the stereotypes.

AIFF launch inaugural edition of Indian Women's League to be held in New Delhi from 28 January
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AIFF launch inaugural edition of Indian Women's League to be held in New Delhi from 28 January

Eying to make the sport professional for female footballers, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) today launched the first-ever Indian Women's League (IWL) to be held at the Ambedkar Stadium here from 28 January till 14 February.

India women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi to retire after SAG
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India women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi to retire after SAG

Indian women's football team captain Oinam Bembem Devi, who on Thursday announced that the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India will be her last tournament, is hopeful of retaining the top spot in the competition.