In the Wake of the India-Pakistan Frenzy, A Look At Whether Cricket Is Responsible for the Condition of Indian Football (Part One)

It is said that cricket is a religion in India. Popularity of cricket has completely overshadowed other sports in India. Is it fair to blame cricket for the current condition of Indian football ? In first part of this series, we take a look at the parallel history of Indian football and cricket.

Do you know India is the most successful Asian country in the history of Olympic Football? Are you aware of the fact that an Indian holds the Asian record of scoring the first ever hat-trick in the Olympic Games? A number of football pundits often describe the country as a Sleeping Giant, which has fallen in deep slumber ever since the glorious Jakarta days. TheHardTackle takes a look at India's tryst with the Olympic Games and brings you a number of unknown trivia.