The Sports Minister M S Gill on Tuesday found himself in a fresh controversy after he snubbed top grappler Sushil Kumar’s coach Satpal Singh by asking him to step aside during a photo opportunity at his residence.
The Sports Ministry doubled the cash awards for gold medal winners to Rs 20 lakhs for the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games to encourage
sportspersons to come up with an improved performance in the
Taking a strong exception to
pullout of some of the star athletes from the Commonwealth
Games, Sports Minister M S Gill asked CGF President Mike
Fennell to bring those champions to New Delhi instead of an
army of officials.
In a bid to honour the achievement of India`s first individual Olympic medallist, Sports Minister M S Gill re-christened the newly-built wrestling venue in the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex here as K D Jadhav Stadium.
Originally one of the 2010 Commonwealth Games projects running way behind schedule, the cycling velodrome at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex will be inaugurated by Sports Minister MS Gill here on Tuesday.