National Sports Federations

MUMBAI: The Indian Golf Union (IGU) and Bridge Federation of India (BFI), both among the national sports federations (NSFs) that have been given a December 31 deadline to hold elections or face derecognition, have opted to conduct their respective polls online. 

For the record, the Union Sports Ministry has given federations the option of casting ballots physically or conducting elections online and the IGU and BFI are the only ones so far to have opted for this route, New Indian Express reports.

Nov 09, 2020 11:11
NEW DELHI: A Delhi High Court special Bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Najmi Waziri, which heard the fresh petition filed by sports lawyer Rahul Mehra on Tuesday, has asked the Union Spo­r­ts Ministry to show whether the 41 National Sports Federations comply with the National Sports Development Code of India (2011), New Indian Express reports.
Oct 20, 2020 12:10
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has conveyed its decision to grant annual recognition to 12 more National Sports Federations (NSF) through an affidavit to the Delhi High Court on Monday, reports the New Indian Express. This is in addition to the 18 NSFs it had decided to give recognition to earlier. 
Aug 26, 2020 18:08
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry and the Indian Olympic Association stated on Tuesday that they have decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge a Delhi High Court order which prohibits the ministry from taking any decision on grant of recognition to national federations. 
Jul 03, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday said the practice of granting provisional recognition to National Sports Federations (NSFs) in the country without ascertaining whether they are following the Sports Code cannot be allowed to go on.
Jun 30, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry on Tuesday filed an application in the Delhi High Court seeking the court's consent to restore the recognition to 54 national sports federations (NSFs).  Apart from the 54 NFs, the ministry has also requested for the restoration of recognition of the Indian Golf Union (IGU), the School Games Federation of India and the Rowing Federation of India. 
Jun 25, 2020 20:06
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the decision of the Union Sports Ministry to provisionally renew the annual recognition of 54 National Sports Federations (NSF) and directed it to "maintain status quo ante".
May 05, 2020 18:05
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association on Tuesday invited suggestions from national sports federations (NSF), state Olympic associations (SOAs) and other stakeholders for the preparation of a white paper, detailing steps to resume sports in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 05, 2020 19:03
NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday advised National Sports Federations (NSFs) to exercise caution while planning foreign competitions and training stints in view of the coronavirus outbreak. The novel coronavirus has so far claimed over 3,000 lives and infected more than 94,000 people across the world after being first detected in Wuhan, China.
Jan 07, 2020 18:01
NEW DELHI: The national sports federations (NSFs) of cycling, swimming and judo on Monday presented their long-term plan for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics during a meeting at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) headquarters here, ANI reports.
Dec 03, 2019 15:12
NEW DELHI: The total expenditure incurred by the Union Sports Ministry under different schemes for promotion of sports, including for women athletes in 2019 (till October) was Rs 8.95 billion, out of which Rs 3.2 billion was incurred for Khelo India, Rs 3.285 billion for Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Rs 2.45 billion for National Sports Federations.