sportspersons

Delhi government drafts policy for sportspersons, to bear expenses

Delhi government drafts policy for sportspersons, to bear expenses

The government has drafted a policy under which their training, travelling and other expenses would be fully borne by it, according to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Oct 07, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
14th Mumbai Marathon : On Glam, glitter filled morning Alphonce Felix Simbu, Bornes Kitur Chepkirui bags top spots

14th Mumbai Marathon : On Glam, glitter filled morning Alphonce Felix Simbu, Bornes Kitur Chepkirui bags top spots

Top corporate, NGO's and others took part in different capacities for what is billed as Asia`s biggest marathon event with highest prize moneys.

Jan 15, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
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.

Jun 17, 2016, 18:03 PM IST

'Treat sports professionally to make India number 1 globally'

India has to run all sports professionally like cricket if the nation wants to be a global leader in various games, Olympian and former tennis star Nirupama Vaidyanathan said here on Friday.

Aug 14, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

Drinking excessive water may be fatal for sportspersons

Drinking excessive water is not good for your health as this weakens the ability of the kidneys to excrete excess water load and sodium in the body becomes diluted. This leads to swelling in cells, which can be life-threatening.

Jun 30, 2015, 16:00 PM IST
Haryana to release pending rewards of Rs.70 crore to players

Haryana to release pending rewards of Rs.70 crore to players

An amount of nearly Rs.70 crore will be released by the Haryana government to sportspersons of the state who have won medals in various international and national competitions, a minister said on Monday.

Jun 15, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

Stadiums cannot hold events other than sports: Haryana govt

 Haryana government on Friday imposed a ban on holding social and cultural events, including government programmes, in all sports stadiums across the state.

Nov 21, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

Telangana Government bonanza for Commonwealth Games medallists

There was a bonanza for several sportspersons here Friday with the Telangana Government presenting cash awards to players like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Gagan Narang for bringing laurels to the country and the state in events such as Commonwealth Games.

Aug 16, 2014, 08:46 AM IST

Kapil Dev to head Arjuna Award selection committee

Former India cricket captain Kapil Dev will head the Arjuna Awards selection committee for choosing this year`s outstanding sportspersons of the country while former hockey skipper Ajitpal Singh is likely to be in charge of selecting the Dronacharya awardees.

Aug 07, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

TN to give modular limbs for differently abled sportspersons

Differently abled sportspersons in Tamil Nadu can now hope to improve their performance as the state government today announced implementation of a Rs 50 lakh scheme from the current fiscal to provide them modular prosthetic limbs.

Jul 15, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

Top posts in sports bodies should have only sportspersons: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court Thursday said it may recommend to the Law Commission to consider the option of having only sportspersons in top posts in sports organisations in the country.

Mar 21, 2014, 08:33 AM IST

Karnataka budget, it`s sports bonanza

In a bid to encourage sportspersons to scale new heights, Karnataka Government on Friday announced an award of Rs one crore for winners of gold medal in the Olympics from the state.

Feb 14, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

Sportspersons are my fitness role models: John Abraham

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

Nov 11, 2013, 16:44 PM IST

Punjab announces 2 per cent quota for sportsperson

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.

May 16, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

Maken pleads for Bharat Ratna for sportspersons

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.

Jul 11, 2011, 14:34 PM IST

Maken pleads for Bharat Ratna for sportspersons

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.

Jul 11, 2011, 14:34 PM IST

Bengal allots land for sportspersons

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.

Jan 13, 2011, 23:16 PM IST

Bengal allots land for sportspersons

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.

Jan 13, 2011, 23:16 PM IST

Deserving Bihar sportspersons to get govt job by June end

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.

May 28, 2010, 21:03 PM IST