Novy Kapadia

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Besides teaching, research and administrative work for the University of Delhi, Novy Kapadia is a reputed sports journalist, columnist and recognized as India’s leading football expert and commentator. He is a renowned commentator, having covered several World cup football tournaments, World Cup hockey tournaments, Champions trophy in Hockey, European Football Championships, Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, SAFF Championships, SAF Games and all major domestic football tournaments since 1980. He has also written seven books on sports, primarily concentrating on Indian football. He was The Delhi based sports correspondent for The Telegraph, and Sportsworld magazine, from 1982--2005 His articles have also appeared in The Asian Age, India Today, Business Standard, Economic Times, India Abroad, Hindustan Times, Deccan Chronicle, Navbaharat Times, and Rashtriya Sahara amongst others. Novy is consultant to the Limca Book of Records, from 1990 onwards Novy is the Editor of the Durand Journal—India’s most comprehensive and only detailed football journal, since 1983. Football columnist of The Asian Age and Deccan Chronicle since 2006. Sports writer for Kindle Magazine and Tabla newspaper (NRI newspaper from Singapore) since 2010. Novy Kapadia was the winner of Wills Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism in 1986 for his article "The Other Side of the Medal" published in Business Standard newspaper, October 1984 and later in The Telegraph newspaper. This was the first time this award was instituted in India. Worked as a commentator and analyst for ESPN, ZEE Sports, Star Sports, Ten Sports, Doordarshan, All India Radio, NDTV, CNN-IBN, Headlines Today and several other TV channels.
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India's story at the Asian Games
General Sports post
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Indian Hockey's dream run at the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games
Hockey post
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A titanic victory: India's hockey gold medal at the 1966 Asian Games
Hockey post
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Will history repeat itself when Brazil take on Croatia in World Cup opener?
Football post
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Brotherly love at the FIFA World Cup
Football post
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A gentle giant - The late Gurcharan Singh Parmar
Football post
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Changing trends in the I-League
Football post
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A case of so near, yet so far for Indian Hockey at the Hockey World League Final
Hockey post
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My interactions with Eusebio: A tribute to the Black Panther
Football post
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Miles to go for Indian hockey team
Hockey post
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