Arpinder Singh on TOPS list exclusion: 'How can I prove myself when there have been no events since March?'
Jakarta Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh questions move to drop him from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme list in a year where there has been scant competitions.
After being snubbed for the Dronacharya, two-time Olympian Manoj Kumar's brother, Rajesh Kumar Rajound, said: "Gareeb aadmi ke liye sirf samaan hi sab kuch hota hai."
Sports Ministry seeks Delhi HC's consent to provisionally award annual recognition to 54 National Sports Federations
The application was filed in view of the high court's 24 June order by which the decision of the sports ministry giving provisional renewal of recognition to the NSFs was recalled.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju announces formation of team tasked with drawing up post-lockdown SOPs for athletes
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said a team has been formed to draw up a post-lockdown Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed by athletes, coaches and other staff during outdoor training that will resume in a "planned manner".
Esports in India: Athletes, officials explain difference between gaming and esports, talk about sport's lucrative business in modern era
Esports athletes and officials from the Esports Federation of India explain why India's overwhelmingly young population and gains in internet penetration could facilitate a potentially billion-dollar esports industry
Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India asks Pakistan to forbid 'unauthorised' Indian team from using national flag in final
A contingent from India had reached Lahore last Saturday via the Wagah Border to take part in the kabaddi championship
Sports ministry dispels myth that hockey is national sport in RTI reply, says Centre has not declared a national game
The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has said that the Centre has not declared any sport as the 'national game' of the country.
Why India’s athletes and sports federations should not be worried that budgets have been ‘reduced’ in an Olympic year
Should then India’s athletes and National Sports Federations be worried that the budgets have been ‘reduced’ in the Olympic year? We try to simplify matters:
The Haryana government has requested the Committee of Administrators to appoint a "supervisory committee" to run cricket in the region, reacting to reports that the state's cricket association is yet to comply with Lodha reforms.
National Sports Day: All you need to know about its history, list of sporting honours to be bestowed today and more
The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August every year on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. Every year, on the same day, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports under Government of India gives away the sports awards.
Subroto Cup kicks off in New Delhi, sees record participation from 112 teams including 16 from foreign countries
The Subroto Cup this year is seeing record participation with 112 teams having entered various categories, including 12 foreign teams
Harbhajan Singh says he missed out on Khel Ratna Award because of Punjab sports department's delay in filing nomination
Harbhajan Singh said that he had submitted his documents to the state's sports minister's office but they delayed in sending his nomination forward
Four archers included in TOPS scheme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics; financial proposals worth Rs 34 lakh cleared
As many as four archers have been included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell.
BCCI covered under RTI Act, rules Central Information Commission; board directed to setup mechanisms for applications
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is covered under the RTI Act and answerable to the people of the country under its mechanism, the Central Information Commission (CIC) ruled Monday.
Coimbatore student dies during 'NDMA' drill: Tamil Nadu college fell for imposter's bluff, reveals probe
The college was led to believe that NDMA was conducting the fire drill. Which is why on 11 July, it sent out a letter to both Tamil and English newspapers to publish news about the drill by the NDMA training officer, Arumugam from 9:30 am.
Spare a thought for the country’s gymnasts wanting to compete in the Asian Games in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. They could be a confused lot, given the continuing and unseemly tug-of-war between the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
Jagdish trains at the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) at Gulmarg and is scheduled to compete in the 15-km Nordic skiing freestyle event.
Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore believes India has the potential to produce "100 Usain Bolts"
Rathore said the government's focus was to promote sports among school children, which will encourage them to participate at the regional and national level
"We are preparing the National Sports Code to bring transparency and efficiency in the sports organisations and various federations," Rathore told reporters here.
National Wrestling Championship: Sushil Kumar becoming champion with walkovers is mockery of the sport
No rules were broken and yet the very tenets of sport were taunted when Sushil Kumar's opponents in the last three ‘bouts’ refrained from locking horns with him.