Kiren Rijiju

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

Kirej Rijiju's masterplan to bring sports to people as they sit at home

Kirej Rijiju's masterplan to bring sports to people as they sit at home

SAI will go live through Facebook with its experts on Friday, March 27 at 11 AM.

Athletes returning from abroad to be isolated: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Athletes returning from abroad to be isolated: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

"Athletes who are coming back from countries which are very prone to coronavirus will be quarantined as per the government provisions.

India's Sports Ministry advises suspension for all sporting events until April 15

India's Sports Ministry advises suspension for all sporting events until April 15

However, the Tokyo-bound athletes are allowed to get trained within the campus and can continue their preparations.

Do not take coronavirus lightly: Kiren Rijiju on COVID-19 pandemic

Do not take coronavirus lightly: Kiren Rijiju on COVID-19 pandemic

Rijiju posted a video on his Twitter in which he took the #SafeHands Challenge which was started by the World Health Organisation (WHO) w...Read More

Coronavirus: PV Sindhu takes hand-wash challenge, asks Kohli, Sania and Kiren Rijiju to take it forward

Coronavirus: PV Sindhu takes hand-wash challenge, asks Kohli, Sania and Kiren Rijiju to take it forward

In an attempt to spread the importance of hygiene amid the global pandemic coronavirus outbreak, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has taken the ...Read More

Latest coronavirus update: Focus on training; Kiren Rijiju to athletes

Latest coronavirus update: Focus on training; Kiren Rijiju to athletes

Rijiju took to Twitter and posted a video where he can be seen playing football.

Don't panic, help each other: Kidambi Srikanth coronavirus fightback

Don't panic, help each other: Kidambi Srikanth coronavirus fightback

The number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 114 on Monday, the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs said. Coronavirus, which o...Read More

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