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Sri Lanka drafts in ex-LTTE members in SAG shooting probables

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:58

Sri Lanka has included three ex-LTTE marksmen as members of the national rifle shooters` pool for the South Asian Games to be held in New Delhi next year.

IOA re-iterates its stand to host SAG early next year

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 22:36

Hardening its stand on hosting the South Asian Games early next year, the Indian Olympic Association said on Wednesday that it would be a "standing shame" for the country if it fails to honour the commitment to conduct the regional event.

IOA seeks PM`s intervention to host SAG as scheduled

Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 18:05

The Indian Olympic Association has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention and support to host the South Asian Games early next year.

Not possible to trust IOA: Ajay Maken

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 17:28

Sticking to the decision of deferring the South Asian Games to the second half of 2014, Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Friday said that the IOA could be handed over the responsibility of organising the SAG only if it removes its tainted chief Suresh Kalmadi.

IOA postpones South Asian Games, scraps recent committees

Last Updated: Friday, December 16, 2011, 16:00

Postponing the South Asian Games from October next year to 2013 and scrapping all the newly-formed committees were some of the major decisions taken by the Indian Olympic Association`s General Body after a meeting.

IOA calls on PM to hold urgent meeting on SAG hosting

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 13:52

IOA has called on Prime Minister to convene an urgent meeting to work out the modalities of hosting the South Asian Games in New Delhi in 2012.

Delhi to host 2012 South Asian Games

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2010, 16:18

Delhi will host the next South Asian Games in 2012 to ensure that the infrastructure being developed for this year`s Commonwealth Games remains in use, the sports ministry said.

India top SAG medal tally with 90 Golds

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 09, 2010, 19:15

Paddlers made a clean sweep on the final day as India ended their campaign in the 11th South Asian Games on top of the standings with 90 gold, 55 silver and 30 bronze medals here.

India swimmers sign off with four more gold medals

Last Updated: Monday, February 08, 2010, 20:30

Indian swimmers concluded their campaign at the 11th South Asian Games in style, winning four more gold medals with a new meet record and took their overall tally to 25.

Sandeep clinches gold in Taekwondo, Indians bag four medals

Last Updated: Monday, February 08, 2010, 18:53

Sandeep Kundu beat Ravindra Rajapaksha of Sri Lanka to clinch the title in men`s over-87kg category, while Indians rounded off their Taekwondo campaign with a gold, one silver and two bronze at 11th South Asian Games.

All the three Indian boxers win gold in South Asian Games

Last Updated: Monday, February 08, 2010, 18:46

Indian boxing trio of Chhote Lal, Suranjoy Singh and Amandeep Singh further swelled country`s medal tally on the penultimate day when each of them clinched gold in their respective categories at the 11th South Asian Games.

With 67 Gold, India on record breaking spree at SAG

Last Updated: Sunday, February 07, 2010, 22:26

India bagged maximum medals from swimming and track and field events besides creating two new meet records as they surge far ahead of other countries in the medal tally on the 10th day of the 11th South Asian Games