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.
Posts Published
The iconic Nehru Hockey Tournament is struggling to stay afloat
Hockey post
Chronicling the intriguing era of Indian hockey under the legendary Ashwini Kumar
Hockey post
Indian football: A strange paradox
Football post
East Bengal's greatest hour
Football post
Sayonara Chandreshwar Prasad Singh
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Mohun Bagan and Bengaluru FC involved in tight finish to win the I-League
Football post
Shyam Thapa - Indian football legend
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Stephen Constantine's arrival heralds the beginning of new era in Indian football
Football post
Armando Colaco's stay at East Bengal: The God who failed
Football post
The history of U-15 football in India
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