AITA approved the changes at its Special General Body meeting, (SGM) held virtually on Monday.
AITA makes age verification test mandatory for junior tennis players entering national championships
AITA said the alleged molestation inside the CLTA complex, which led to accusation of age-fudging against five junior players, has provided them an opportunity to re-introduce the deterrent.
The victim was molested by a junior Davis Cup player and four others at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association complex last year, and subsequent investigation into the matter resulted in the discovery of age fraud on the part of the alleged perpetrator.
In the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), a 14-page document, circulated to the state associations on Thursday, the national tennis federation outlined steps to be taken before and after training is permitted.
Asian Games medal winners Ankita Raina and Divij Sharan are set to be nominated for the Arjuna award by the national tennis federation, which plans to send former Davis Cup coach Nandan Bal's name for the Dhyan Chand honour.
Sania Mirza feels women’s sport in India has come a long way but ‘cultural issues’ still are a major hindrance
Sania spoke on a range of issues including the role of parents and attitude of coaches towards women players during a webinar organised by the AITA and SAI
Tennis great Leander Paes stresses on importance of learning new skills during coronavirus-enforced lockdown
Speaking at an Education Webinar for coaches, jointly organised by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Paes touched upon various topics including his junior days, the transition to men's circuit, the role mental fitness plays in tennis, dealing with pressure, nutritional knowledge and coaching tips
Coronavirus Outbreak: AITA plan to launch domestic circuit in July to support players struggling during lockdown
India plans to launch a domestic tennis circuit from July to support its players who are struggling financially during the sport’s shutdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the country’s tennis body (AITA) said on Saturday.
The decision means that senior sports administrator Anil Khanna and former external affairs ministers S M Krishna and Yashwant Sinha cannot remain with the federation as Life Presidents.
AITA says sports secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya 'only wants to talk and not listen,' criticises baffling suggestions
The All India Tennis Association (AITA), along with 10 other national federations (NSFs), was invited by sports secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya for a video conference on Thursday
Coronavirus Outbreak: Sports Ministry calls meeting with representatives of 11 NSFs to decide future course of action
It has been learnt from reliable sources in the National Sports Federations that Sports Secretary Radheyshyam Julaniya will address two representatives each from the 11 federations invited for a meeting
The National tennis federation (AITA) on Thursday cancelled all domestic tournaments with immediate effect, following government's health advisory to prevent the deadly COVID-19 pandemic from spreading.
Davis Cup: AITA selection committee keep Leander Paes in playing squad for Croatia tie, Divij Sharan in reserve
The last time India and Croatia met in the Davis Cup, India had won 3-2 in New Delhi in 1995 with Paes winning both his singles and doubles with Mahesh Bhupathi
Roland Garros Junior Wild Card Series to be held in Delhi from 24 February; Mary Pierce named event ambassador
The announcement was made by the French Tennis Federation (FFT), organisers of French Open, and the All India Tennis Association (AITA).
Maharashtra Open 2020: Emotions and nostalgia in the air as Leander Paes gets ousted from last ATP Tour event in India
Emotions and nostalgia in the air as Leander Paes gets ousted in quarter-finals of Tata Open Maharashtra, his last ATP Tour event in India.
Davis Cup 2020: Leander Paes retained in India squad for Croatia tie while Rohit Rajpal continues as non-playing captain
Rohit Rajpal will continue as India's non-playing Davis Cup captain while veteran Leander Paes too has retained his place in the six-member squad picked for the tie against Croatia in March.
Australian Open 2020: Safwat played better on big points, admits Sumit Nagal after shock loss in qualifiers
Nagal considers himself lucky to have a few sponsors and some sort of backing in the form of the Virat Kohli Foundation and Indian Oil.
Age-defying Leander Paes prepares for the final lap of his illustrious career, and India will be cheering
On 25 December, less than a month after his record-extending 44th doubles win in Davis Cup, Paes though announced that he will retire at the end of 2020.
Indian tennis icon Leander Paes on Wednesday announced that he will bring the curtains down on his illustrious career in 2020, which will be his farewell season on the Pro-circuit.
Davis Cup 2019: Former India captain Mahesh Bhupathi 'hurt' by treatment meted out by All India Tennis Association
The 45-year-old Bhupathi was replaced by Rohit Rajpal as India's Davis Cup non-playing captain after he refused to travel to Pakistan for the away tie citing security reasons