Kiren Rijiju

Pune's Balewadi Stadium and 5 other centres to be developed as 'Khelo India Center of Excellence', says Kiren Rijiju

Pune's Balewadi Stadium and 5 other centres to be developed as 'Khelo India Center of Excellence', says Kiren Rijiju

On Saturday, the Sports Ministry has approved six centres as the Khelo India Centre of Excellence (KISCE) and they will now be upgraded a...Read More

'Literally had my heart in my mouth...': Twitter reacts to PV Sindhu's cryptic 'I retire' post

'Literally had my heart in my mouth...': Twitter reacts to PV Sindhu's cryptic 'I retire' post

On Monday , professional badminton player PV Sindhu gave her fans "a mini-heart attack" after announcing "I retire" on her official Twitt...Read More

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju sanctions Rs 5 lakhs each to help UP boxer Sunil Chauhan, Archer Neeraj Chauhan

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju sanctions Rs 5 lakhs each to help UP boxer Sunil Chauhan, Archer Neeraj Chauhan

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has come forward to extend financial support to Uttar Pradesh boxer Sunil Chauhan and his brother archer N...Read More

Kiren Rijiju greets nation on NSS Day: Here's all you need to know about the National Service Scheme day

Kiren Rijiju greets nation on NSS Day: Here's all you need to know about the National Service Scheme day

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of the National Service Scheme (NS...Read More

2,932 athletes selected for further training under Khelo India scheme, says Kiren Rijiju

2,932 athletes selected for further training under Khelo India scheme, says Kiren Rijiju

In order to capitalise on the sporting talent in the country, 2,932 athletes under the Khelo India Scheme and 10,248 athletes under vario...Read More

Gun Ki Baat: Shooters thank Kiren Rijuju after he promises to get ammunition home delivered

Gun Ki Baat: Shooters thank Kiren Rijuju after he promises to get ammunition home delivered

Shooters of all categories -- elite, developmental and Khelo India, will be given ammunition and targets to train in their own capacities...Read More

National Sports Day 2020: Kiren Rijiju pays floral tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 115th birth anniversary

National Sports Day 2020: Kiren Rijiju pays floral tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 115th birth anniversary

Union Minister of Youth and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Saturday paid floral tribute to "the Wizard of Indian Hockey" Major Dhyan Chand on his...Read More

'Physical fitness at par with mental fitness': Twitter in awe of super fit EAM S Jaishankar

'Physical fitness at par with mental fitness': Twitter in awe of super fit EAM S Jaishankar

After Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju virtually launched the Fit India Freedom Run, a country-wide event, External Affairs Minister S Jaisha...Read More

Sparing a thought for the athletes

Sparing a thought for the athletes

New DelhiSports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said they will continue to offer financial help to the needy former sportspersons since...Read More

Kiren Rijiju calls for corporate-govt partnership to make sports a career option in India

Kiren Rijiju calls for corporate-govt partnership to make sports a career option in India

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday stressed for the need of corporate-government partnership to make sp...Read More

Shilpa Shetty to host live Yoga session with Kiren Rijiju on International Yoga Day

Shilpa Shetty to host live Yoga session with Kiren Rijiju on International Yoga Day

Ahead of the International Yoga Day, actor and Yoga enthusiast Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Saturday announced that she will be hosting a live...Read More

Sports Minister bats for ‘atmanirbhar’ sporting ecosystem

Sports Minister bats for ‘atmanirbhar’ sporting ecosystem

"I have to ensure our athletes and coaches become stronger after lockdown," Rijiju said during Indian table tennis player Mudit Dani’s on...Read More

Should be back with sporting events in a couple of months: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Should be back with sporting events in a couple of months: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Kolkata: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said the country should be ready to host some of the sporting events in a couple of...Read More

AFI nod for outdoor training, allow athletes under strict guidelines at two centres in SAI Bangalore, Patiala's NIS

AFI nod for outdoor training, allow athletes under strict guidelines at two centres in SAI Bangalore, Patiala's NIS

New Delhi: In what could be termed as kick-off on a positive path, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has given green signal to outd...Read More

Indian Olympic Association requests for Rs 200 crore help

Indian Olympic Association requests for Rs 200 crore help

Citing the halt on sports activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IOA President Narinder Batra, in a letter to Sports Minister Kiren Rij...Read More

Denied Arjuna repeatedly, Indian boxer Amit Panghal requests Kiren Rijiju to revamp sports awards selection process

Denied Arjuna repeatedly, Indian boxer Amit Panghal requests Kiren Rijiju to revamp sports awards selection process

Repeatedly denied the Arjuna award for an "inadvertent" dope offence back in 2012, Asian Games gold-winning boxer Amit Panghal on Friday ...Read More

Outdoor training can wait: Kiren Rijiju

Outdoor training can wait: Kiren Rijiju

Taking stock of the situation during a virtual meeting, Rijiju interacted with top track and field athletes, including javelin thrower Ne...Read More

Need to find ways to make sports sustainable without fans: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Need to find ways to make sports sustainable without fans: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

The ministry had banned spectators in stadiums for any events, including cricket matches, in one of its earliest advisories on the pandem...Read More

Kiren Rijiju feels football needs to be developed at grassroots level to progress in India

Kiren Rijiju feels football needs to be developed at grassroots level to progress in India

Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that developing football at the grassroots level by organising lo...Read More

Earth Day 2020: Kiren Rijiju, KL Rahul and other sportspersons urge people to protect planet's 'pristine natural beauty'

Earth Day 2020: Kiren Rijiju, KL Rahul and other sportspersons urge people to protect planet's 'pristine natural beauty'

Around the world, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.Earth Day was a unified respons...Read More

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