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Sports Ministry mulling jail term for coaches, athletes found guilty of doping under new law

Sports Ministry mulling jail term for coaches, athletes found guilty of doping under new law

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said he fears that doping may fast spread to the junior level and it needs to be curbed by creating fear in the minds of athletes.

PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar beat Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni to become 'most searched sportsperson' in India

PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar beat Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni to become 'most searched sportsperson' in India

Badminton ace Sindhu, who won a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics, topped the 'most searched sportsperson” category, ahead of trend-setting gymnast Karmakar.

Abhinav Bindra's Next target: Venture into business of Sports Science

Abhinav Bindra's Next target: Venture into business of Sports Science

After ruling the shooting range for more than a decade, Bindra, who will soon turn 34, hads set his sights on his new business venture.

Poland National Championships 2016: Quarter-miler Mohd. Anas sets new national record

Poland National Championships 2016: Quarter-miler Mohd. Anas sets new national record

Anas clocked 45.44 seconds to erase the existing record of 45.47seconds created by 2014Asian Games Bronze medallist Arokia Rajiv at the 20th Federation Cup on April 28 in New Delhi.

12th South Asian Games: Dominant India adds to medals tally on Day 8 of competition

12th South Asian Games: Dominant India adds to medals tally on Day 8 of competition

India stood atop with 268 medals (156 gold, 85 silver and 27 bronze), way ahead of second placed Sri Lanka 163 (25, 55, 83).

Sports council recommends massive hike in 'meagre' union sports budget

Sports council recommends massive hike in 'meagre' union sports budget

The revived All India Council of Sports (AICS) on Saturday recommended a massive hike in central government's sports budget stating that the current Rs 886 crore allocation is too meagre for a country as big as India.

Govt is doing a lot for athletes but gap is still there: OGQ Director Geet Sethi

Govt is doing a lot for athletes but gap is still there: OGQ Director Geet Sethi

Olympic Gold Quest Director Geet Sethi said govt is doing a lot for athletes now but there is a big gap.

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.

NSFs need to learn from its overseas counterparts: Sarbananda Sonowal

NSFs need to learn from its overseas counterparts: Sarbananda Sonowal

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said that Indian sports federations should learn from its overseas counterparts to prepare athletes for the Rio Olympics next year.