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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

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.

Para badminton player Sukant Kadam urges PM to meet Para-Badminton World Championship medalists

Para badminton player Sukant Kadam urges PM to meet Para-Badminton World Championship medalists

A day after Sukant's tweet, the Prime Minister tweeted: "130 crore Indians are extremely proud of the Indian Para Badminton contingent, w...Read More

IOA tells sports ministry to resolve Kosovo boxer’s visa issue immediately

IOA tells sports ministry to resolve Kosovo boxer’s visa issue immediately

New Delhi: Fearing serious repercussions, the Indian Olympic Association Wednesday asked the sports ministry to immediately resolve the c...Read More

Asian Para Games: Indians denied entry to Athletes Village for non-payment of accommodation fee

Asian Para Games: Indians denied entry to Athletes Village for non-payment of accommodation fee

New Delhi: The Indian contingent for the Asian Para Games was refused entry to the Athletes Village in Jakarta for a few hours on Monday ...Read More

Asian Games 2018: Sports Ministry clears 804-members contingent, will pay for 755

Asian Games 2018: Sports Ministry clears 804-members contingent, will pay for 755

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has cleared an 804-member Indian contingent, including 572 athletes, for the Asian Games but said it will ...Read More

SAI orders performance review, surprise checks after Hockey coach’s complaint against Bengaluru centre

SAI orders performance review, surprise checks after Hockey coach’s complaint against Bengaluru centre

New Delhi: Sports of Authority of India (SAI) has decided to go for a performance review of all its regional centres after national hocke...Read More

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No free rides for officials and family members of athletes

New Delhi : Wary of controversy, the Sports ministry will not allow family members of any athlete to travel with the Indian contingent fo...Read More

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Sports Budget hiked by 258 Cr, SAI funding slashed by 66 Cr

New Delhi : The Sports Ministry on Thursday received a hike of Rs 258.2 crore in the union budget for 2018-19, presented by Finance Minis...Read More

Sports Ministry nominates shuttler PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan award

Sports Ministry nominates shuttler PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan award

New Delhi: Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Bhushan, country’s third highest c...Read More

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107 added to TOPS list, mostly for CWG & Asiad

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had recently announced that all the sportspersons named in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (T...Read More

Sportspersons the only VIPs, says new Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Sportspersons the only VIPs, says new Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

New Delhi: Newly appointed Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday emphasised that the environment of his ministry has to ch...Read More

Sports Ministry announced winners of 2017 Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dhyan Chand and Dronocharya awards

Sports Ministry announced winners of 2017 Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dhyan Chand and Dronocharya awards

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Tuesday announced the winners of the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan...Read More

Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna Award, gets Haryana CM’s backing

Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna Award, gets Haryana CM’s backing

New Delhi: Ignored for this year’s Khel Ratna award, Rio Paralympics silver-medallist Deepa Malik and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal ...Read More

Deaflympians demand equal treatment with para-athletes

Deaflympians demand equal treatment with para-athletes

New Delhi: The Deafolympians, who had staged a protest at the airport here for not getting a proper welcome by the Sports Ministry, have ...Read More

Abhinav Bindra seeks helpline for touring athletes

Abhinav Bindra seeks helpline for touring athletes

New Delhi : India’s lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra has requested the Sports Ministry to set up a helpline for athl...Read More

Ministry writes to PMO, wants Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

Ministry writes to PMO, wants Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

New Delhi : The Sports Ministry has written to the Prime Minister’s Office, requesting Bharat Ratna for the late Dhyan Chand in what can ...Read More

7 reasons why Indo-Pak cricket series won’t happen in future

7 reasons why Indo-Pak cricket series won’t happen in future

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday ruled out a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan even as top officials from the Board of Control f...Read More

IOA grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India

IOA grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), ending a long-standing i...Read More

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‘Tokyo 2020 to be our immediate priority’

The setting up of task force was announced by PM Modi just days after the end of Rio Games.

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