Sports Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to place info on websites
Sports Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to place info on websites

With only three National Sports Federations having so far followed the government instructions, the Sports Ministry on Wednesday reminded the IOA and several other NSFs to place their audited annual accounts and their balance sheet on their website.

Chess will soon become most popular sport after cricket: Sahaj Grover
Chess will soon become most popular sport after cricket: Sahaj Grover

Fresh from his tied first position in the recently concluded Durban Open, young Grandmaster Sahaj Grover is gearing up for the junior world championship in Pune and said that chess will soon become the most popular sport of the country after cricket.

DV Sundar re-elected FIDE vice-president

Indian chess administrator D V Sundar was on Wednesday re-elected vice-president of world governing body of the game FIDE for another term.

ICF nominates Abhijeet Gupta for Arjuna award

Grandmaster and reigning Commonwealth champion Abhijeet Gupta has been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna award while his long time trainer Vishal Sareen has been picked by All India Chess Federation (AICF) as a nominee for this year`s Dronacharya award.

Banned Chopra hits back at AICF

Former chess player D K Chopra, who was banned for life by the All India Chess Federation (AICF), today hit back at the governing body, saying he was banned based on "cooked complaints" on the behest of the officials.

AICF requests govt to bestow Anand with Bharat Ratna

AICF reiterates its demand of conferring Bharat Ratna on Viswanathan Anand after the grand master clinched his fifth World Championship title in Moscow.

Court refuses to stay probe against chess federation

The Delhi High Court has refused to impose a stay on its earlier order asking the CCI to probe allegations that the All India Chess Federation was abusing its dominant position.