Indian sports

Playing field is more important than play station, says PM Narendra Modi

Playing field is more important than play station, says PM Narendra Modi

Modi also mentioned the upcoming U-17 FIFA World Cup to be held in India for the first time later this year.

Aug 27, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Sports Ministry mulling jail term for coaches, athletes found guilty of doping under new law

Sports Ministry mulling jail term for coaches, athletes found guilty of doping under new law

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said he fears that doping may fast spread to the junior level and it needs to be curbed by creating fear in the minds of athletes.

Apr 27, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar beat Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni to become 'most searched sportsperson' in India

PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar beat Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni to become 'most searched sportsperson' in India

Badminton ace Sindhu, who won a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics, topped the 'most searched sportsperson” category, ahead of trend-setting gymnast Karmakar.

Dec 01, 2016, 23:19 PM IST
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment announces Rs 90 lakh cash rewards for Rio Paralympians

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment announces Rs 90 lakh cash rewards for Rio Paralympians

India won four medals — two gold, a silver and a bronze.

Sep 29, 2016, 18:33 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra's Next target: Venture into business of Sports Science

Abhinav Bindra's Next target: Venture into business of Sports Science

After ruling the shooting range for more than a decade, Bindra, who will soon turn 34, hads set his sights on his new business venture.

Sep 04, 2016, 19:50 PM IST