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RSS-affiliate seeks govt intervention to prevent Oppo from sponsoring Indian cricket team

RSS-affiliate seeks govt intervention to prevent Oppo from sponsoring Indian cricket team

SJM, an RSS affiliate, has started a signature campaign asking people to pledge not to use Chinese goods. 

Relief for women athletes as Sports Minister set to form panel to resolve grievances

Relief for women athletes as Sports Minister set to form panel to resolve grievances

Goel said his ministry provides equal assistance and incentives to both male and female athletes and there is no gender discrimination for training.

Don't call our players illiterate, India is proud of them: Vijay Goel to Javed Akhtar on 'hardly literate player' jibe

Don't call our players illiterate, India is proud of them: Vijay Goel to Javed Akhtar on 'hardly literate player' jibe

Days after Javed Akhtar called Yogeshwar Dutt a 'hardly literate wrestler', Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday replied back asking the lyricist not to use such words for India's champions who have earned laurels in their respective fields.

CABI refuses to accept Rs 10 lakh cash reward for winning T20 Blind Cricket World Cup

CABI refuses to accept Rs 10 lakh cash reward for winning T20 Blind Cricket World Cup

The CABI president called on the government and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to give them the official recognition.

Vijay Goel felicitates T20 World Cup winning Indian Blind cricket team

Vijay Goel felicitates T20 World Cup winning Indian Blind cricket team

Goel also stated that the Ministry would think about giving recognition to the Blind Cricket Federation

T20 Blind World Cup: Narendra Modi, Vijay Goel congratulate Men in Blue for defending title

Courtesy opener Prakasha Jayaramaiah’s 99-run knock, India chased down a 197-run target with nine wickets in hand.

Official mascot of FIFA U-17 World Cup 'Kheleo' unveiled in capital

Official mascot of FIFA U-17 World Cup 'Kheleo' unveiled in capital

The young and charismatic face of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, a clouded leopard called Kheleo, was the mascot of this year's event.

Strategy formulated to boost India's prospects in Olympics: Vijay Goel

Strategy formulated to boost India's prospects in Olympics: Vijay Goel

Goel said that the Government is already making arrangements to search and train promising sportspersons.

Vijay Goel lays foundation stone of Center of Excellence for Para Sports in Gujarat

Vijay Goel lays foundation stone of Center of Excellence for Para Sports in Gujarat

The Center of Excellence is being set up at an estimated budget of over Rs 50 crores.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel hails new BWF Junior World No 1 Lakshya Sen

Sports Minister Vijay Goel hails new BWF Junior World No 1 Lakshya Sen

Sen hails from Almora district in Uttarakhand.

Abhinav Bindra, Pullela Gopichand in Government's 8-member Olympics task force

Abhinav Bindra, Pullela Gopichand in Government's 8-member Olympics task force

Bindra, Gopichand and former Indian hockey captain Viren Rasquinha were the only three former sportspersons named in the task force.

Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Advani, who has pocketed eight world titles in the last eight years, was in race for the third highest civilian award of the country.

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

Nicolai was appointed in 2015 as head coach to assemble a competitive Indian team to play in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup to be held in six cities across the country from October 6 to 28.

Zaira Wasim involved in Twitter 'Dangal' with Sports minister Vijay Goel

Zaira Wasim involved in Twitter 'Dangal' with Sports minister Vijay Goel

She shot to fame after playing a young Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan's blockbuster wrestling biopic Dangal.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel inaugurates Khelo India competitions

Sports Minister Vijay Goel inaugurates Khelo India competitions

Approximately 1000 participants from more than 25 states and union territories are taking part in the competitions.

After IOA annuls own decision on Kalmadi-Chautala's appointment, Sunita Godara claims chief has made a mockery of sports

After IOA annuls own decision on Kalmadi-Chautala's appointment, Sunita Godara claims chief has made a mockery of sports

Godara insisted that the officials heading the IOA do not deserve to be in sports and, therefore, the Sports Ministry should take strict action against them.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas opens in Bengaluru

The 14th edition of the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, billed as the largest convergence of Indian Diaspora, began in the country's IT hub on Saturday with the spotlight on the role of youth in transforming the society and India's potential to play the role of a 'Vishwa Guru' again.

Abhinav Bindra lauds Sports Ministry's decision to suspend Indian Olympic Association

Abhinav Bindra lauds Sports Ministry's decision to suspend Indian Olympic Association

The suspension holds ground until IOA decides to reverse their decision of appointing Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala.

IOA Controversy: Sports Ministry suspends Indian Olympic Association for appointing Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

IOA Controversy: Sports Ministry suspends Indian Olympic Association for appointing Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

The Sports Ministry on Friday temporarily suspended the defiant Indian Olympic Association (IOA) till the time it reverses the decision to make the scam tainted duo of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala its life presidents.

IOA Controversy: Abhay Singh Chautala follows Suresh Kalmadi, says he is ready to relinquish life presidency

IOA Controversy: Abhay Singh Chautala follows Suresh Kalmadi, says he is ready to relinquish life presidency

On Tuesday, during its annual general meeting, IOA named Kalmadi and Chautala as life time presidents.