Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
After media reports of inappropriate food quality and unhygienic catering at national training camp at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex in New Delhi, the minister had set up a high level committee to look into the matter and submit a report.
Press Trust of India | Friday September 5, 2014
Sports Authority of India said it was in favour of strict application of the criteria that in individual events an athlete should be ranked in the top six while it should be a top eight position in team sports. Football, table tennis, handball, baske...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Australian cricketers Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee will also? be present when Tony Abbott meets Sachin Tendulkar.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Besides football, basketball, handball, table tennis and sepak takraw will also be axed if Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal strictly goes by his ministry officials' recommendations before taking the final call on Wednesday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 29, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary, which is being celebrated every year as National Sports Day.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 29, 2014
Major Dhyan Chand is India's greatest hockey player who scored over 1000 goals between 1926 and 1948. He helped India win three Olympic gold medals including the first in 1928. August 29, his birth anniversary, is celebrated as National Sports Day in...
Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
Goa sports minister Ramesh Tawadkar told the Assembly on Thursday that the state-run Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) has already informed GCA that they will withdraw its recognition until the entire managing committee, including some office bearers ind...
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...