International Women's Day: Even as India's female athletes shine on world stage, standalone leagues for them are sadly few
Since 2016 Rio Olympics, women athletes are among the biggest flagbearers in their respective sports. Yet, when it comes to sporting leagues, women's leagues often exist on the periphery.
Pro Volleyball League: Chennai Spartans stun Calicut Heroes in final to be crowned first PVL champions
By winning the first edition of the league, Chennai Spartans also qualify for the FIVB Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship.
Calicut Heroes cemented their place in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over Black Hawks Hyderabad in a Pro Volleyball League (PVL) match on Sunday.
Skipper Jerome Vinith guided Calicut Heroes to a dominating 5-0 win over Kochi Blue Spikers on the eighth day of the Pro Volleyball League on Saturday.
Pro Volleyball League: Spurred by Naveen Raja Jacob's heroics, Chennai Spartans edge past Black Hawks Hyderabad
Naveen Raja Jacob was the star of the show as Chennai Spartans thrashed Black Hawks Hyderabad 4-1 for their first win at the Pro Volleyball League on Thursday.
Calicut Heroes registered a comfortable 4-1 win over Chennai Spartans on the second day of the Pro Volleyball League.
Pro Volleyball League: Kochi Blue Spikers beat U Mumba Volley 4-1 in opening match of newly-launched league
Led by Manu Joseph's 15 points (14 spikes and one block), Kochi registered a 15-11, 15-13, 15-8, 15-10, 5-15 scoreline to register their first win.
Pro Volleyball League: Dipesh Kumar Sinha's journey from Naxal conflict-hit town of Dantewada to playing for India
Dipesh Kumar Sinha talks about his journey from Naxal hotbed of Dantewada to playing for India and being picked by the U Mumba Volley franchise for the first season of Pro Volleyball League.
Pro Volleyball 2019: Ultimate nomad Tomislav Coskovic excited to write history with U Mumba Volley stint
Born in Bosnia, raised as a Croatian and now a Turkish citizen, Tomislav Coskovic is possibly volleyball’s ultimate nomad. Coskovic,who has had stints in leagues in Austria, Greece, Russia, Croatia, Italy, France and Turkey, will play for U Mumba Volley in Pro Volleyball
Pro Volleyball League: With no Bollywood stars and actors as owners, league to let sport and players be the 'heroes'
When Pro Volleyball League, the newest entrant among sporting leagues, had its first press conference on Monday, the almost formulaic presence of cricket stars and Bollywood starlets was missing. In PVL, the sport will be the hero.
Tuhin Mishra, MD of Baseline ventures, and CEO of Pro Volleyball, Joy Bhattacharjya, talk to Firstpost about the exciting new league that could give a massive boost to the sport in India.