Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
Sarbananda Sonowal also said the government will take more steps to bring transparency in the working of the National Sports Federations.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that the ministry is implementing a scheme named 'National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons' under which ex-gratia financial assistance will be given to former sportspersons who have ...
Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
Matsa Santoshi won a silver in weightlifting in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow.
Cities | Mid-day.com | Friday August 8, 2014
Unknown to the public, the government has asked for their opinion for the proposed leisure and entertainment hub around the waterfront and port area. According to the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), which has been assigned to plan and create the hub by Uni...
Press Trust of India | Monday August 4, 2014
Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were arrested in Glasgow on different charges causing much embarrassment to the Indian contingent which had gone to participate in the 20th Commonwealth Ga...
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday August 4, 2014
During the ceremony, Glasgow officially passed on the host city mantle to Australia's Gold Coast for 2018. The flag was was accepted by Jann Stuckey, Queensland Minister for the Commonwealth Games.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 3, 2014
Indian officials Rajeev Mehta and Virender Malik were arrested on different charges by the Scotland police. According to reports, Mehta has been arrested for drunken driving, while Malik is facing a more serious charge of sexual assault.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday July 31, 2014
Information minister Keheliya Rambukwella said Mahinda Rajapakse wanted to attend the Games in Glasgow but was concerned about being targeted by ethnic Tamil protesters who accuse him of war crimes.
World | Associated Press | Sunday July 13, 2014
Russia's sports minister insists the conflict in the Ukraine should not affect the 2018 World Cup.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
The Indian sports fraternity felt the athletes training for the Commonwealth Games might have run out of time to make full use of the Rs 100 crore budget hike announced today for their preparations for the July 23 to August 3 event and the subsequent...
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
Finance minister Arun Jaitley said that the union government will set up a Sports University apart from upgrading stadiums.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday July 2, 2014
The Russians failed to qualify for the second round despite having a relatively easy group and returned home without a single win. That performance has led to calls for Italian Capello to be sacked, but Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko said he di...
AssociatedPress | Saturday June 28, 2014
No reason was given for the order but Ghana President John Mahama sacked his sports minister after the team finished bottom of Group G in the World Cup. It failed to win any games, players went on strike over unpaid fees and two players were indefini...
Reuters | Friday June 20, 2014
The Indian Olympic Association has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government seeking their view on submitting a late bid before the July 1 deadline. New Delhi hosted the first Asian Games and the ninth in 1982.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday June 14, 2014
The Goa government has cancelled a controversial Rs 89-lakh junket by six legislators to Brazil at the end of this month to watch the FIFA World Cup that kicked off yesterday.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday June 13, 2014
Football fever is running high and the BJP government in Goa has scripted a controversy by sanctioning a Rs 90 lakh junket for six MLAs, including the sports minister, to Brazil, where the FIFA World Cup began on Thursday night. It has been pegged as...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 9, 2014
He has promised to treat sportspersons at par with soldiers and much before taking over as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi showed just how serious he is about that vision when he resolved the travel woes of India's number one singles tennis player, Ank...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has expressed extreme shock and grief at the sudden demise of Cabinet colleague and Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, who passed away here after suffering a cardiac arrest during a road accident early this ...
NDTVCricket | Tuesday June 3, 2014
A bigger bash is planned this year for 2014 Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens than the one which was held when they won in 2012. The West Bengal sports minister Madan Mitra has asked police officials in the city of...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 28, 2014
During the half-an-hour meet on Tuesday, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assured all-out support from the government in 2017 when India would be hosting its maiden FIFA World Cup.