India's Paralympic Committee Suspended for Chaos
Apr 17, 2015
Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
Board of Control for Cricket in India has refused to come under the Right to Information Act.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today wished luck to the ten-member contingent from government-run Asha Kiran Home selected for 2015 Special Olympics to be held in Los Angeles, and expressed optimism that they will win gold medals at the sporting event.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Thursday July 9, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Seventh BRICS summit in Russia earlier today. In his address, PM Modi thanked the BRICS nations for their active support and participation on the International Day of Yoga held on June 21. During his address to the leaders of the other nations in the grouping, he made some interesting suggestions.
Press Trust of India | Saturday June 20, 2015
The sports minister said that the scheme -- Target Olympic Podium (TOP) -- has been launched with the objective to win more medals in the Olympics.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Haryana's Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said all those opposing yoga were "traitors", and the mouths of such traitors should be "kept shut".
Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
The MoU, signed in Bangalore in the presence of Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday, created a detailed roadmap for close partnership between the AIFF and the government for the development of football and extending the outreach of the sport.
PTI | Tuesday June 9, 2015
The AYUSH Ministry is mulling to rope in celebrities from Bollywood and sports like Amitabh Bacchhan and Virat Kohli for the mega event to be held on 'International Yoga Day' at Rajpath here on June 21.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula launched a passionate defence of South Africa's hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2010, which is widely cherished as a moment of national pride as it became the first African country to host the event.
Reuters | Monday June 1, 2015
British sports minister renewed calls for Sepp Blatter to step aside saying all options should be considered when it came to pressuring him to resign, including boycotting the World Cup.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 31, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with a group of children from Jammu and Kashmir, and spoke to them about their studies, sports, tourism and other such subjects.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday May 30, 2015
Sepp Blatter was reelected as FIFA president amid a massive corruption scandal.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday May 29, 2015
Shivnarine Chanderpaul was left out of the West Indies squad for the Test series against Australia.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday May 17, 2015
Although Sarbananda Sonowal admits a lot of issues need to be addressed, the sports minister says that India vs Pakistan bilateral cricket should be resumed for 'better friendship and relationship.'
Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 12, 2015
After meeting the SLC stake holder, Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake informed about the slated time for the elections.
Monday April 27, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said sports is essential for any country to inculcate sportsman spirit among its citizens, which serves as a strong bond for the society.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
Seven tourists from Assam are feared dead in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal, claiming more than 3600 lives so far.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said that the world body thought that it would be too soon for India to host a successful Games as the Indian Olympic Association has come out of suspension only last year.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday April 27, 2015
The Indian media is rife with speculation that the?Prime Minister Narendra Modi may sanction a bid for the 2024 Summer Games, even if it is only to test the waters.
NDTVSports | Monday April 27, 2015
IOC chief Thomas Bach is scheduled to hold talks with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Monday. In the lead-up to the meeting, there are growing expectations that India may make its first bid to host the Olympics Games.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
While Sania Mirza has climbed to the top in tennis doubles rankings, Saina Nehwal is currently the numero uno shuttler in singles -- both being the first Indian women to achieve the feat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also praised Indian cricket team.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday April 25, 2015
Even if hosting the Olympics in 2024 appears unlikely, observers say Indian Prime Minister?Narendra Modi may sanction a bid for further down the line, although he will be anxious to avoid a repeat of the embarrassing headlines that accompanied the shambolic 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Indian Olympic Association and sports ministry officials are tight-lipped on whether India will express its desire to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games during Thomas Bach's meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
SupritaDas | Monday April 20, 2015
President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, will be in India for a day, to discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the way forward for Indian sports.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Sports Minister? Navin Dissanayake's comments came after the International Cricket Council said the move?appoint an interim committee may amount to government interference, and that it would withhold payments to Sri Lanka unless the matter was resolved.