Government designates Olympians as National Observers

New Delhi, Mar 20: Government has designated the following Olympians as National Observers for the disciplines mentioned against each of them:- S. No. Sports Disciplines Name of National Observers 1 Athletics Ms. P.T. Usha Ms. Anju Bobby George 2 Archery Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh 3 Badminton Ms. Aparna Popat 4 Boxing… Continue Reading Government designates Olympians as National Observers

Warm Send off to Special Athletes Participating in World Winter Games 2017

New Delhi, Mar 10: A warm send off function was organized here today for the special athletes, their coaches and officials going to participate in the World Winter Games to be held from 14th – 25th March 2017 in Austria. Sports Minister and other dignitaries were present at the ceremony held at… Continue Reading Warm Send off to Special Athletes Participating in World Winter Games 2017

Indian team for Shotgun World Cup announced

Olympian Kynan Chenai and ISSF World Cup 2017 silver medallist Ankur Mittal will lead a nine member Indian team for the ISSF Shotgun World Cup 2017 scheduled to be held in Acapulco, Mexico from March 17 to 27. Shooters Mairaj Ahmed Khan, Sheeraz Sheikh, Seema Tomar, Rajeshwari Kumari, Manisha Keer, Sangram Dhaiya, Arti Singh… Continue Reading Indian team for Shotgun World Cup announced

Roll Ball winners meet HRD Minister

New Delhi, Mar 8: The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar congratulated the winners of 4th Roll Ball World Cup, which took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 17 to 23 February, 2017, in New Delhi on Wednesday. India won the fourth edition of Roll Ball World Cup in both… Continue Reading Roll Ball winners meet HRD Minister

Sports Ministry to constitute a committee to address grievances of women sportspersons

New Delhi, Mar 8: On the occasion of the International Women Day, the Sports Minister here today organized a conference on “Women and Sports in India” to deliberate upon various issues for encouraging more and more women to take up sports. Speaking on the occasion, the Sports Shri Vijay Goel said… Continue Reading Sports Ministry to constitute a committee to address grievances of women sportspersons

Two-day AFI Executive Council Meeting begins in Delhi

New Delhi, February 25: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Executive Council members met on Saturday Hotel Mapple Emerald, New Delhi to discuss and approve various issues ranging from the planning of hosting the Asian Athletics Championships in Ranchi later this year to the selection of Indian athletes for upcoming international… Continue Reading Two-day AFI Executive Council Meeting begins in Delhi

Gramin Khel Mahostav 2017

New Delhi, Feb 22: The Delhi Gramin Khel Mahotsav 2017 is being organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports in association with Delhi Government from 25th to 31st March 2017, to invite the talent from rural areas of NCT of Delhi to come and participate in a multi-sport… Continue Reading Gramin Khel Mahostav 2017

Govt. Revokes Suspension of Deemed Recognition of IOA

Government has decided to revoke the suspension of deemed recognition of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) with immediate effect in the light of the corrective action taken by them in reversing its earlier decision making Abhay Singh Chautala and Suresh Kalmadi, Life Presidents of IOA. Since IOA has admitted the faux… Continue Reading Govt. Revokes Suspension of Deemed Recognition of IOA

Government forms Panel For National Sports Code

The Government has decided to constitute the following Committee to study the existing sports governance frame work, issues relating to sports governance in the country, recent developments related to sports governance, including court judgments & international best practices and make recommendations on bringing out a comprehensive National Sports Development Code… Continue Reading Government forms Panel For National Sports Code

Pinki Jangra turns professional

New Delhi: With an aim to increase strength and stamina Commonwealth Games bronze medalist, Pinki Rani Jangra has decided to turn pro. Pinky is the second women boxer after former world champion L Sarita Devi to become a professional boxer. The 28-year-old Pinki has tied up with Sporty Boxing Private… Continue Reading Pinki Jangra turns professional