Governance

The freshly minted BJP-led Odisha government Friday announced an extension of its support to Hockey India (HI) till 2036. 

The decision was taken after a high-level meeting which involved HI president Dilip Tirkey and HI secretary general Bhola Nath Singh, along with the newly-sworn-in Chief Minister of Odisha Mohan Charan Majhi, Minister of State for Sports & Youth Services Suryabanshi Suraj, Chief Secretary & Chief Development Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena and Commissioner-Cum-Secretary R. Vineel Krishna.

Jun 21, 2024 19:06
India's sports administrators would reportedly be "lobbying" hard during the upcoming Paris Olympics to brighten the country's chances of hosting the 2036 Games where they will push for the inclusion of indigenous disciplines like kho kho, kabaddi and yoga if their ambitious bid is successful.
Jun 21, 2024 16:06
The Union government has appointed by Atul Kumar Chaudhary as the new secretary of the TRAI, filling the vacancy left after V Raghunandan retired last month. Chaudhary previously served as deputy director general (DDG) at the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and also held the position of DDG at Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in 2021.
Jun 20, 2024 20:06
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced fixtures for the much-anticipated international home season of Team India (Senior Men) for 2024-25.
Jun 20, 2024 19:06
The All India Football Federation on Wednesday advertised for the position of coach of the men's national football team, who will also look after the men's U-23 team.
Jun 20, 2024 19:06
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has Thursday released recommendations on ‘Inputs for formulation of National Broadcasting Policy-2024’. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), vide its letter dated 13th July 2023 has requested TRAI to provide its considered inputs under Section 11 of the TRAI Act, 1997 for formulation of National Broadcasting Policy.
Jun 18, 2024 17:06
The groups and fixtures for the Super 8 stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 has been confirmed with both co-hosts West Indies and USA making it through to the second stage that will see the eight teams battle for a place in the semi-finals at the biggest cricket carnival spectacle ever.
Jun 14, 2024 18:06
With each passing day, fresh revelations are coming out about Fairstreet Sports (FSS), which focuses a more and more sorry light on the capabilities of the Indian organiser of MotoGP Bharat (Indian Grand Prix), to deliver an event of such scale. 
Jun 14, 2024 17:06
KUALA LUMPUR: Heralding a new era of success and progress for women’s football in Asia, the Asian Football Confederation confirmed Friday the number of participating teams for the highly-anticipated inaugural season of the AFC Women’s Champions League, which will get underway in August.
Jun 14, 2024 15:06
The Enforcement Directorate Thursday said it has conducted raids in Mumbai and Pune as part of a money laundering investigation against “Fairplay”, accusing the subsidiary app of the online Mahadev betting app of indulging in online betting on the 2024 Lok Sabha election results and illegal broadcast of IPL cricket matches.
Jun 14, 2024 12:06
Afghanistan will field a gender equal team at the Paris Olympics with three women and three men in a largely symbolic move, while no Taliban official will be allowed at the Games, the International Olympic Committee declared on Thursday.