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Rahul Dravid, Abhinav Bindra and Gopichand to select Olympic medal hopes

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:37

With an aim to increase India`s medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.

BCCI cannot use India unless it comes under RTI: Draft Bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 19:39

The BCCI could be again set on collision course with the Sports Ministry due to a contentious clause in the Draft National Sports Development Bill.

Mudgal Committee submits Draft Sports Bill to government

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 18:59

Setting up of an Appellate Sports Tribunal and a Sports Election Commission elections are some of the salient features included in the Draft National Sports Development Bill.

Ministry approves grant for Mary Kom`s boxing foundation

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 19:33

The Sports Ministry has given approval for a grant of Rs 309.56 lakh to Mary Kom`s Regional Boxing Foundation at Imphal for construction of a gymnasium hall.

Now Football Fed election in controversy, HC issues direction

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 21:25

Even as controversy rages over alleged irregularities in elections to various national sports bodies, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked All India Football Federation to follow National Sports Development Code in its Dec 20 polls and asked the Centre to act in case of violation.

HC to Centre: Hold elections to all sport bodies

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 22:44

The Centre has been directed by the Delhi High Court to hold elections to all sports federations which are overdue.

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 7.95 crore for Oly preparation

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 17:48

The Sports Ministry has sanctioned financial assistance of Rs 7.95 crore from National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for imparting customised training to elite athletes, who are medal prospects in the London Olympics and other major international sports events.

With support from athletes, Maken hopes Sports Bill passage

Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 2011, 21:42

Emboldened by the huge support from the former and current top sportspersons of the country, Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Monday said that he hoped the revised National Sports Development Bill would be cleared by the Cabinet.

Former athletes voice support in favour of Sports Bill

Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 21:41

Eminent Sports personalities came out in support of the revised National Sports Development Bill and criticised the opposing Indian Olympic Association (IOA), saying they are actually "ill-informed" and "shooting in the air".

BCCI stands firm, rejects revised Sports Bill

Last Updated: Saturday, October 29, 2011, 16:42

The BCCI said certain aspects of the National Sports Development Bill are meant to "destroy the autonomy" of the board.

Draft Sports Bill a cruel joke, IOA rejects it: Malhotra

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 13:58

The Indian Olympic Association rejected the revised draft of the National Sports Development Bill, calling it a "cruel joke" and an attempt to strangulate the autonomy of National Sports Federations.

Maken hoping for positive from BCCI regarding new sports bill

Last Updated: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 19:08

Sports Minister Ajay Maken is hoping that the BCCI would have no objection to the new draft of National Sports development Bill, which could not be passed earlier in the Cabinet after some of the ministers objected to it.