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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.

Amit Pilaniya to participate in Asian Airgun championship

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 17:41

Shooter Amit Kumar Pilaniya will take part in the seventh Asian Airgun Championship to be held at Kuwait from March 7 to 13.

Olympic medallist is Argentine sports minister

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 14:02

Argentina`s four-time Olympic sailing medal winner Carlos Espinola has been appointed the new sports minister by President Cristina Fernandez.

Athletes urged to be cautious on dietary supplements

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 16:49

Jamaican Sports Minister Natalie Neita Headley has appealed to athletes in the country to exercise caution when consuming dietary supplements.

Goa minister not keen to hold `colonial` sports event

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 11:38

With the Lusofonia Games set to begin Jan 18 here, Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar said Monday that he does not like the concept of Goa hosting the Portuguese Commonwealth Games.

Government considering Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand: Jitendra

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 20:57

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that the government was mulling over conferring the Bharat Ratna on hockey wizard Dhyan Chand for his contribution to the game and sports in general in the country.

British Sports Minister Helen Grant draws blank when quizzed about sport!

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 13:53

British Minister for Sports and Tourism Helen Grant was left embarrassed after a humiliating quiz where she failed to answer a single question about sports.

Sports Minister wishes Sachin Tendulkar for completing a glorious career

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 15:26

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday congratulated Sachin Tendulkar for successfully completing his distinguished and inspiring career, saying his glorious 24-year-old career is a rare feat of exemplary elegance, earnest application and commitment.

Chandu Borde wants to see Tendulkar as Sports Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 16:15

Lauding Sachin Tendulkar`s love for sports, former Test cricketer Chandu Borde on Tuesday said he wants to see the retiring legend as Sports Minister of India in future.

`Appoint Tendulkar Sports Minister to raise sports standard`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 16:14

Legendary athlete Milkha Singh strongly feels that iconic Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar should be appointed Sports Minister of the country.

Jamaica sports minister says WADA visit `constructive`

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 14:46

Jamaica’s Sports Minister Natalie Neita-Headley has described a visit by inspectors representing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as "constructive".

Jitendra backs IOC diktat; asks IOA to amend constitution

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 16:02

The Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thusday backed International Olympic Committee`s decision to stick to its stand on the chargesheet clause and urged the IOA to incorporate the required amendments in its constitution so that the interest of country`s sportspersons do not suffer.