NEW DELHI: After successfully carrying out three editions of the Khelo India Youth Games, the Indian government has decided to conduct the Khelo India University Games. The first edition is being organized by the government of Odisha in association with the Sports Authority of India, Association of Indian Universities, National Sports Federation and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and participating universities from February 22 to March 1.
Sep 12, 2019 15:09
NEW DELHI: In a first, the Sports Ministry, in its recommendations for this year's Padma awards, has made an all-women list of nine athletes.
Sep 11, 2019 10:09
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry has de-recognised the Paralympic Committee of India, citing violation of the National Sports Code in the body's decision to sack PCI president Rao Inderjit Singh. In the suspension order issued on Monday, accessed by PTI, the ministry wrote that the PCI has been penalised for misgovernance.
Sep 04, 2019 23:09
NEW DELHI: About the only constant that sports governance in India can lay claim to is that ad hocism rules and due process is only on paper. What else can explain the Sports Ministry's decision, for the FIFTH TIME, to extend the deadline given to the Indian Golf Union (IGU) to be compliant with the National Sports Code, or face de-recognition.
Aug 07, 2019 19:08
MUMBAI: Arguably the most serious threat in recent times to BCCI's untrammelled functioning style is just not going away as the Sports Ministry has made it clear to the board that there won’t be any exemptions on the issue of implementation of anti-doping laws in cricket, going by a report in Indian Express.
Aug 01, 2019 17:08
NEW DELHI: Two inter-related actions by the Sports Ministry are the clearest indicators yet that the rules of engagement between the government and the Board of Control for Cricket are a-changing (hat tip to Bob Dylan), and how!
Jul 09, 2019 15:07
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry has sought a detailed proposal from the Central government about its plans to privatise premium sports infrastructure like the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here.
Jul 05, 2019 18:07
NEW DELHI: A week after the Equestrian Federation of India sent a letter to the Sports Ministry, asking to be exempt from certain provisions of the National Sports Code, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday reiterated in the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) that all national sports federations (NSFs) will have to adhere to the code.
Jun 28, 2019 16:06
NEW DELHI: Close on the heels of Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju issuing a stern warning to national federations wracked by internecine feuding, his ministry has cracked the whip on nine of them.
Mar 18, 2019 12:03
MUMBAI: India’s refusal to issue visas to Pakistani shooters in last month’s ISSF Shooting World Cup due to diplomatic tensions between the two governments, has affected the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) dearly.
Mar 02, 2019 16:03
NEW DELHI: With less than a month to go for the $1.75 million Indian Open, the sorry state of affairs within the Indian Golf Union, promoter of the the country's richest and most prestigious golf tournament, has come under the scanner. The Hero Indian Open, co-sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours, is scheduled to run from March 28-31st at the DLF Golf & Country Club in Gurgaon.