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SAI backs IOA on plan to bid for 2019 Asian Games

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 20:55

Sports Authority of India today backed the IOA on its plan to bid for the 2019 Asian Games here, saying that the country has the infrastructure to stage the multi-sporting event which is now without a host venue after Vietnam capital Hanoi`s withdrawal.

Jitendra Singh launches Cycling Academy, swimming pool project

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 14:12

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the National Cycling Academy at Indira Gandhi Sports Complex and launched a project to create swimming pools at three separate stadiums in the capital.

Biju George appointed as Fielding coach for India U-19 team

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 23:32

Biju George has been appointed as the Fielding coach of the India Under-19 team by the BCCI for the Asia Cup to be held in Dubai from December 28.

SAI decides to appoint CEOs to professionalise NSF working

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 15:01

The Sports Authority of India has decided to appoint qualified CEOs to professionalise the management of the National Sports Federations (NSFs).

Baskaran returns as India`s hockey coach

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 14:22

Olympic gold medallist V. Baskaran will return as coach of the Indian men`s hockey team and will work under recently appointed chief coach Terry Walsh.

Ranawat takes voluntary retirement from SAI

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 18:59

LS Ranawat, who has been associated with Sports Authority of India for the last 29 years, has taken voluntary retirement from the post of Executive Director, Academics, SAI.

Sports Ministry to form committee for monitoring sports events

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 11:52

The Sport Ministry has decided to form a steering committee to monitor and coordinate the work related to major international sports events till the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

SAI DG to submit report on Youth Games fiasco by Sep 5

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 19:26

Sports Authority of India Director General Jiji Thomson is likely to submit his report on 17 track and field athletes being disqualified from the second Youth Asian Games in Nanjing due to overage.

Put national interest first, Sports Min tells administrators

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:50

Urging the Indian Olympic Association to sort out its differences with the IOC through negotiations, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh today asked the administrators to put national interest first to ensure that the ban on India is revoked at the earliest.

Sports Authority of India will recover money spent on athletes

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 19:21

A livid Sports Authority of India on Monday decided to take Athletics Federation of India to task for the embarrassment it caused to the country after 18 overaged athletes were barred from the Nanjing Asian Youth Games and said it would recover the money spent by it on the athletes` airfare.

Asian Youth Games: SAI blames AFI for sending overage players to Nanjing

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 14:09

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday blamed the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) after 18 overage athletes were sent back home from the second Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China.

Sports Minister attends shooting trials in his constituency

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 18:44

The Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday inaugurated a selection trial for the shooters at Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre here and also sanctioned Rs 15 lakh for developing boxing infrastructure in the region.