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Football in the Mahabharata: Did You Know the Beautiful Game Had Ancient Indian Roots?
Football, Sports

Football in the Mahabharata: Did You Know the Beautiful Game Had Ancient Indian Roots?

Cricket might reign supreme in modern India, but football's presence goes surprisingly far back in the country's history. Forget European origins, this beloved sport finds mention in the grand Indian epic, the Mahabharata, weaving a fascinating connection between the ancient world and the modern passion for the beautiful game. So, put on your thinking caps and prepare to be amazed, because we're delving into the intriguing world of football in the Mahabharata! But First, What is the Mahabharata? For those unfamiliar with this epic tale, the Mahabharata is a Sanskrit poem considered one of the longest surviving literary works in the world. Dating back to the 8th-4th centuries BCE, it narrates the story of a war between two branches of a royal family, the Pandavas and the Kaur...
ISL 2023 Schedule: Dates, Times, and Venues
Football, Sports

ISL 2023 Schedule: Dates, Times, and Venues

On September 21, the 10th season of the Indian Super League will begin. The organisers of the ISL 2023 – 24 schedule until December of this year was announced it on Thursday. Bengaluru FC and Kerala Blasters will play their ISL season opening at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. Hyderabad FC will play FC Goa in the opening match week, and the newly promoted Punjab FC will take on the reigning ISL winners Mohun Bagan Super Giants at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium. On October 28, in Kolkata, there will be the tantalising Kolkata Derby between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. Every ISL game will go off at 8:00 p.m. Eleven locations will host the matches. East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will both have the Salt Lake Stadium as their home field. The most teams ever will be in the ISL in 2023–...