India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Sunday November 22, 2015
Keen to put behind the Bihar debacle and signal that the BJP is ready for the next round of assembly polls, the party today named Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as its new Assam unit chief.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 20, 2015
Vijender Sigh has made a bright start to his professional boxing, winning both his bouts. He made his pro debut in October.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday November 19, 2015
Russia has been provisionally suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from track and field events over accusations of "state-sponsored" doping.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2015
Vijender Singh who had met Haryana chief minister M L Khattar said that he discussed about the future of boxing in our country and the development of sports in the state.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 14, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "shocked" after at least 60 people were reported killed in multiple attacks in Paris Friday, including one near the Stade de France sports stadium.
World News | Reuters | Friday November 13, 2015
Russia may create a new anti-doping agency to address concerns about its athletics programme, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko was quoted as saying by the news agency R-Sport today.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday November 13, 2015
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko told R-Sport news agency that Moscow was ready to reform or "create a new anti-doping organisation" if the IAAF or the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) demanded it.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said they have done everything that was asked by international organisations to curb doping
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 6, 2015
West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra, an accused in the multi-billion rupee Saradha chit fund scandal, will be kept in under house arrest till a CBI plea for cancellation of his bail was decided, the Calcutta High Court said on Thursday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday November 5, 2015
David Beckham is on a tour where he is going to play charity football matches in seven continents. Papua New Guinea sports minister, however, said that many people of his country don't know who Beckham is
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 1, 2015
A day after he was granted bail in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam, West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra today walked out of the state-run SSKM Hospital, where he spent the majority of his incarceration period.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday October 30, 2015
Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko's statement comes days after Blatter claimed that there was a deal struck to award Russia the 2018 World Cup before voting for the host country had taken place.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 24, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday in Manchester that he hoped Britain and China would strengthen cooperation and exchanges in the area of sports, including football, according to a statement by the country's foreign ministry.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday October 23, 2015
In a letter sent on Thursday, the Israeli Minister of Sports and Culture, Miri Regev, asked FIFA to condemn the recent "inciting" statements of Rajoub in an interview broadcast last week on the local Channel 10.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 8, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today announced a financial assistance of Rupees three lakh for fencing professional to help her participate in competitions scheduled in Venezuela and France this month.
India News | Saturday September 26, 2015
Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said the government was open to the idea of setting up more world-class medical facilities like the Sports Injury Centre at the Safdarjung Hopsital in New Delhi , and asked the SIC to improve its standards of institutional delivery and service.
Press Trust of India | Friday September 25, 2015
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the Sports Ministry, Sports Authority of India (SAI), IOA and the federations are in the same page as far as efforts to bring more medals for the country is concerned.
Reuters | Friday September 25, 2015
Hakubun Shimomura, Japan's sports minister, submitted his resignation after it was revealed that the cost of constructing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics centrepiece stadium escaleted by 100 per cent from $1 million. The minister will return half his pay for six months as atonement.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday September 21, 2015
The game was controversially restarted after a 20-minute stoppage and finished in a 1-1 draw.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 20, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tonight condoled the death of BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, describing him as a 'giant' amongst sports administrators.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday September 20, 2015
Delhi Dynamos FC marquee player-cum-manager Roberto Carlos meets with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to discuss scope for sports in the state.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
Saina Nehwal says Prime Minister Narendra Modi's extensive knowledge about sports made her feel that the senior politician was her family member.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 12, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today congratulated Leander Paes and his Swiss team mate Martina Hingis on winning the US Open mixed doubles.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 6, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached the sports complex of Faridabad, where he will shortly be addressing a public meeting.