WION Sports Broadband Edition with former Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia

With COVID-19 pandemic continuing to keep everyone indoors, sporting action has witnessed an unprecedented halt with almost every tournament and leagues getting either cancelled or postponed. However, some of the countries are contemplating resuming sporting action, behind closed doors, with strict hygienic measures. Sporting bodies have already suffered huge losses due to cancellation of events with some of the football clubs standing down their staff due to financial crisis. Former captain of the Indian football team and the recipient of Padma Shri, Bhaichung Bhutia, in an exclusive interview with WION’s Sports Editor, Digvijay Singh Deo, opened up on life in lockdown, racially provoked attacks on people from North East, struggles of a sportsperson after a prolonged break, football post-COVID-19, and much more…