The improbable success of the Pro Kabaddi League
Three years ago, a great Indian sporting gamble was in danger of being played to an audience of close to a handful. Today, it is the fastest growing sports league in the country. The story of the Pro Kabaddi League is a fascinating one.
Looking at 2021: Record Olympic haul for India, Federer's Wimbledon aspirations and more
ESPN staff on what they are looking forward to the most in 2021.
PKL cancelled for 2020; likely to resume next year
The eighth season of the Pro Kabaddi League has been postponed to 2021.
Kabaddi Dream Team, feat. Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and... Leander Paes
Presenting an all-star kabaddi squad made up entirely of non-kabaddi players. Why not?
My first: A World Cup final for a rookie journalist
Nervousness, excitement and pleasant surprises for a 22-year-old out on her first outstation reporting assignment.
Lockdown watchlist: Gopichand's All England heroics and India's kabaddi Invincibles
This week's picks features some iconic performances across sport, including Nadia Comaneci and Pullela Gopichand.
MVP Sonali Shingate dreams of a women's kabaddi league post nationals glory
Shingate talks about her early days in kabaddi, the current enforced break from the game and why a women's league will work as well as the men's.
Coping with Corona: Anup Kumar discovers UNO, shuns leafy vegetables
Anup Kumar's only advice to fellow athletes: continue training at home.
Zoom calls, suryanamaskar challenges: How to train your athletes during a pandemic
Coaches in Indian sport are finding innovative methods to keep their athletes mentally and physically sharp.
Coping with Corona: Pawan Sehrawat plays PUBG, cooks aloo paratha
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat doesn't do cheat days. He believes it is important to eat healthy and keep the immune system strong at this time.
Coping with Corona: English lessons from sister for Naveen Kumar
Naveen is also doing some dance routines besides catching up on Bollywood's latest superhit.
Why India's Kabaddi World Cup loss to Pakistan caused a storm in a teacup
India lost its vice-like grip on the tournament with a loss to Pakistan, albeit in an unrecognised format of the event.
Hypoandrogenism, Lodha, Produnova: The A-Z of Indian sport
Know your alphabet? Think again, as ESPN takes you through the last 10 years in Indian sport.
ESPN.in's best of the decade
Superstar athletes, magical moments, and more -- ESPN celebrates the best of the best in Indian sport from the last decade
A decade of reinvention and revolution
Sharda Ugra looks back at the odyssey of Indian sport through the decade, which has been in sync with PV Sindhu's progression.
Mohammad Nabibakhsh, a gamble that proved title-clinching masterstroke
Coach BC Ramesh's epiphany during the PKL auctions led to a brilliant signing that helped Bengal Warriors to their maiden crown.
Tiger, Rohit, gulab jamuns - MVP Naveen Kumar talks all things PKL and more
What is PKL 7's MVP, Naveen Kumar, like off the mat? Here's a sneak peek.
'The kind of thrill PKL gives me, I don't think anything else can'
Meet Dnyanada Khaladkar and Mehul Mandaliya, a few of select 'Super Fans' of the PKL.
MVP Naveen, surprise package Nabibakhsh lead PKL team of the season
MVP Naveen Kumar and Pawan Sehrawat are the obvious picks, but who else made PKL's team of the tournament?
Seven surprises: Bengal's triumph, Naveen's Super 10s and more
Plenty of unexpected things happened in PKL's seventh season. Here are the ones that surprised us the most.
Dabang Delhi K.C 34 - 39 Bengal Warriors
Bengal Warriors beat Dabang Delhi K.C to win the PKL 2019 title
No Maninder, no problem: Buoyant Bengal a class above dysfunctional Delhi
Bengal Warriors could not have made a worse start to the PKL final, but rallied together as a team, while Dabang Delhi KC succumbed to nerves and infighting.
Nabibakhsh lifts Bengal to PKL glory as Delhi implode
Bengal Warriors defeated Dabang Delhi KC 39-34 to win Season 7 of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) and lift their first PKL title in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
Final predictions - Delhi consistency or Bengal street smarts?
Bengal Warriors' street smarts or Dabang Delhi's consistency -- who will triumph in the final of the PKL 7? Our experts predict.
Maninder mystery, Naveen factor tilt odds in Delhi's favour
Naveen Kumar's consistency, Maninder Singh's fitness and more in our PKL 7 final preview.
Pro Kabaddi League 2019 - PKL Season 7 News, Schedule, Scores, Results, Points table, Latest Match Highlights
PKL 2019: Check all the latest scores, results, schedule, points table, match highlights and other news from the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7.
The Pro Kabaddi League Season 7, featuring 12 teams, begins on Saturday, July 20 and ends with the final on October 19. Check all the live scores from the day's matches from PKL 7 here.
With the start of the PKL comes the start of fantasy kabaddi -- whom should you pick? Our experts take a look.
The auction for Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 7 was held on April 8 and 9. Here's a list of the players picked by each team and the bids they've attracted.
The PKL managed to turn an indigenous, working-class contact sport into a glitzy, accessible and highly entertaining package that has kept fans hooked since day one, writes Sharda Ugra.
From ubiquitous chants to Game of Thrones-like revivals, the Pro Kabaddi League has it all and more.