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Sportspersons are my fitness role models: John Abraham

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 16:44

Actor-producer John Abraham says sportspersons across the world are his role models as far as fitness is concerned.

CRPF to appoint women sportspersons as brand ambassadors

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 22:36

As part of its efforts to popularise the force and attract more youth, CRPF is in the process of appointing women sportspersons as brand ambassadors.

Punjab announces 2 per cent quota for sportsperson

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 16:45

Punjab government has announced a new reservation policy of keeping aside two per cent quota in allotment of residential plots for sportspersons of the state.

Believe it or not, Dhoni richer than Bolt, Djokovic!

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 19:50

Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has pipped the likes of `Sprint King` Usain Bolt, tennis ace Novak Djokovic and teammate Sachin Tendulkar in the latest list of world`s 100 richest sportspersons, released by the Forbes magazine.

World Cup triumph, F1 race defining images for Indian sports

Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2011, 13:47

Cricketers broke a 28-year-old jinx to lift the coveted World Cup and the glamorous world of Formula One raised a toast to its newest pit-stop as India rose meteorically in the international sports arena in an eventful 2011.

World Cup triumph, F1 race defining images for Indian sports

Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2011, 13:47

Cricketers broke a 28-year-old jinx to lift the coveted World Cup and the glamorous world of Formula One raised a toast to its newest pit-stop as India rose meteorically in the international sports arena in an eventful 2011.

NE sportspersons seek support for blockade-hit Manipur people

Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 18:07

Leading sportspersons from the North East, including Kunjarani Devi, MC Mary Kom and Baichung Bhutia, today appealed to the country`s leadership and people to support their fellow citizens of Manipur who had to endure severe hardships in the face of four month-long economic blockade.

Maken pleads for Bharat Ratna for sportspersons

Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011, 14:34

Pleading the case for eminent sportspersons who have won laurels for the country at the international level, Sports Ministry has sought inclusion of sports as a category for the award of Bharat Ratna.

Bengal allots land for sportspersons

Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 23:16

The Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) under his department had already allotted plots to many sportspersons in the state, while several others were in the queue.

Deserving Bihar sportspersons to get govt job by June end

Last Updated: Friday, May 28, 2010, 21:03

There is good news for sportspersons of Bihar with the state government having completed the necessary paraphernalia to provide suitable government jobs to deserving sportsmen.

Disabled sportspersons protest outside Sports Ministry

Last Updated: Thursday, May 13, 2010, 00:15

Disabled sportspersons today staged a protest outside the Sports Ministry here alleging corruption in the management of disability sport.

27 Haryana sportspersons awarded

Last Updated: Friday, August 21, 2009, 20:13

Haryana Government today honoured 27 sportspersons of the state with various award, including Bhim award to six, with cash prize of Rs 31.42 lakh.