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Ministry seeks public feedback on improving India's Olympic results

Ministry seeks public feedback on improving India's Olympic results

It has already been announced that government will create a Special Task Force keeping in mind 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Railways and Services Sports Control Board fume at being left out of boxing polls

Railways and Services Sports Control Board fume at being left out of boxing polls

Neither Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) nor the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) will be a part of the election process to constitute the Boxing Federation of India.

Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

The gold medal in men's javelin throw F46 category in the Rio Paralympics made Devendra Jhajharia the most successful Indian para athlete ever but he is in no mood to stop here and is eyeing for a treble in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Star cricketers Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma conferred with Arjuna Award

Star cricketers Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma conferred with Arjuna Award

The awardees are given a statuette, a certificate, ceremonial dress and prize money of Rs 5 lakh.

Sports Ministry begins thorough probe into 2016 Rio Olympics debacle

Sports Ministry begins thorough probe into 2016 Rio Olympics debacle

Ministry officials will also visit some of the SAI centres for inspection.

OP Jaisha's illness delays Sports Ministry probe into official apathy

OP Jaisha's illness delays Sports Ministry probe into official apathy

Since Jaisha is not permitted to travel, the probe into the allegations of official apathy levelled by her will be delayed.

Indian food on Rio Olympics menu: Sports Ministry

Indian food on Rio Olympics menu: Sports Ministry

The Sports Ministry today said that some athletes had requested for Indian food in the Games village.

Sports Ministry calls for grievance redressal system for athletes

Sports Ministry calls for grievance redressal system for athletes

The Ministry said the NSFs need to have effective systems in place to ensure that aggrieved athletes are supported well in case of disputes in the international arena.

Setback for Sushil Kumar: Name omitted from Wrestling Federation of India's Rio Preparatory camp

Setback for Sushil Kumar: Name omitted from Wrestling Federation of India's Rio Preparatory camp

Only the quota place earning wrestlers have been included in the list.

Sushil Kumar or Narsingh Yadav: Wrestling Federation of India likely to take final decision on Tuesday

Sushil Kumar or Narsingh Yadav: Wrestling Federation of India likely to take final decision on Tuesday

Sushil is contemplating approaching Sports Minister if his demand for a trial is not accepted by WFI.

Where's the Olympic spirit: Ministry hits out at Hockey India for fielding second-string SAG team

Where's the Olympic spirit: Ministry hits out at Hockey India for fielding second-string SAG team

Most established players of the Indian team are busy playing the Hockey India League which has coincided with the 12th South Asian Games.

National School Games to be held at 4-5 venues annually: Govt

National School Games to be held at 4-5 venues annually: Govt

The objective is to ensure proper promotion and development of various games at the school level with the twin aim of early identification of talent and ensuring physical fitness of children, the Sports Ministry said in a release.

We do not get any grant from government: IOA

We do not get any grant from government: IOA

Mehta said that it had already written to the Sports Ministry to stop this practice six months back.

Judo chief stays defiant, says will not resign

Mukesh Kumar served as the secretary general of JFI for two terms before taking over the post of president.

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assures help to ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assures help to ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said that he will look into Ronjan Sodhi's mistreatment claims to ensure that a positive environment is created for sportspersons.

Govt formally grants Rs 200 crore to J&K for sports activities

Govt formally grants Rs 200 crore to J&K for sports activities

With an objective to boost the sporting activities in the state, the Sports Ministry on Friday formally sanctioned a central assistance of Rs 200 crore to Jammu and Kashmir.

Target Olympic Podium Scheme has been a big support: Saina Nehwal

Target Olympic Podium Scheme has been a big support: Saina Nehwal

One of India's top medal prospect at next year's Olympics, World No. 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal said the Sports Ministry's TOP scheme has been of immense help in her preparation for the Rio Games.

Hotel bills not paid, special athletes' passports confiscated

Special athletes participating in the Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Chinese Taipei were left humiliated when their passports were confiscated for non-payment of hotel bills.

Yoga's promotion as sport not on communal lines: Government

Yoga's promotion as sport not on communal lines: Government

The government today insisted that recognition of Yoga as a competitive sport was not on communal lines and it was actually high time that it is seen as a proper game since it is an age old practice in India.

Sports Ministry recognizes 'Yoga' as a sports discipline

Sports Ministry recognizes 'Yoga' as a sports discipline

 The Sports Ministry on Tuesday decided to recognize 'Yoga' as a sports discipline and place it in the 'Priority' category.