Abhishek Banerjee

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Return to India on the cards for Liberty Media?

The Indian Grand Prix took place from 2011-2013, before being put on a temporary two year hiatus. Formula One (F1) has not returned to India. Three main issues prevented the two year hiatus from being lifted by the FIA(Federation Automobile Internationale). Firstly, the Indian Government did not consider F1 to be a sport and considered it to be a form of entertainment and the state hosting the Grand Prix wanted to charge 60% as “entertainment tax”. The second problem faced by the FIA, the gover

How good is Pernille Harder?

Pernille Harder became Denmark's all-time leading goalscorer after scoring in their 7-0 win over Malta. She is an outstanding player and was key in Wolfsburg's dominance of the German women's League 4 years in a row and is the only women recipient to win the UEFA POTY twice in 2018 and then 2020 and even finished 2nd in the Ballon d'Or (2018). She became the most expensive signing when she signed for Chelsea for a reported £250,000 in September.

India to take part in CAFA tournaments from next year

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has been invited to take part in Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) tournaments from next year. This doesn't imply that the AIFF will leave the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) as confirmed by AIFF general secretary Kushal Das. The AIFF will not follow Afghanistan's path of leaving the SAFF to join the CAFA. Afghanistan was added to the SAFF in 2005 as part of expansion 2 but left in 2015 to be a founding member of the Central Asian Football

The impact of the shell ruling on formula one

Shell, the Dutch oil giant has been powering Scuderia Ferrari since the 1950s and has had ten constructors’ championships and twelve Driver Championships partnered with Ferrari. Shell had announced an extension of the partnership with Ferrari on the 18th of February 2021 up until 2030. As of the Carbon Majors Report 2017, Shell was the 9th biggest polluter in terms of volume in the world and the 2nd highest investor-owned emitting company. Friends of the Earth and others took Shell to court on t

Big Rom - The final piece to Chelsea's Premier League puzzle?

Chelsea look to reclaim their crown as Kings of England this season and with the signing of Romelu Lukaku, it is understood that the board has admitted their mistake. The Chelsea hierarchy is known to be stubborn when it comes to re-signing players. Romelu Lukaku is one of the best finishers in world football, perhaps only behind the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo. He fired Inter Milan to the Serie A title last year and this year will be aiming to do the same with Chelsea.

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