IOA to fund NSFs, state units; reward for CWG, Asiad medalists
IOA to fund NSFs, state units; reward for CWG, Asiad medalists

Indian Olympic Association on Friday laid out a plan to improve its financial condition by deciding to attract corporate sponsorship to fund the national sports federations and state Olympic bodies while also announcing cash rewards for medal winners of the 2014 Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Government allows 5 out of 28 disciplines to have managers in Asiad
Government allows 5 out of 28 disciplines to have managers in Asiad

The government on Wednesday allowed five out of the 28 disciplines to include managers in their respective squads for the upcoming Asian Games even though the Indian Olympic Association and National Sports Federations slammed the move.

No decision on Indian team for Asian Games yet: Sports Minister
No decision on Indian team for Asian Games yet: Sports Minister

The suspense over the strength of India's contingent at the upcoming Asian Games continued with Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today saying that a decision on the final list of athletes and officials will be taken in the next couple of days.

Government has no intention to take over BCCI, says Sarbanabda Sonowal

The government on Wednesday said taking over the Indian Cricket Board was not a "feasible" option since the BCCI was an autonomous body but it will try to bring the cricket body under the ambit of the RTI Act.

National Sports Federations have to be transparent: Sarbananda Sonowal

The Sports Ministry today stated in clear terms that it expects complete transparency from all the National Sports Federations (NSFs) and also sought their support for corruption and controversy-free sport.

Sports bodies receiving 10 lakh and above to come under RTI

The government of India has declared today that all sports bodies receiving a grant of Rupees 10 lakh or more annually will come under the purview of Right to Information (RTI) act.

47 sports feds amend constitution to set 70 yrs age limit for office bearers

As many as 47 out of 54 sports federations in the country have amended their constitution setting 70 years as the age limit for all office bearers, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.

NADA makes expert panel to boost anti-doping campaign

In order to strengthen its education and awareness program for athletes, the National Anti-Doping Agency has constituted an expert group to identify, advice and formulate a plan for this initiative.

NSFs must recognise & highlight Govt`s support: Sports Ministry

The Sports Ministry on Tuesday asked all the National Sports Federations (NSFs) to acknowledge and highlight the Government`s support for all those events that are being funded by it and SAI.

AIFF amends its constitution in line with Sports Code

All India Football Federation (AIFF) today amended its constitution to bring the age and tenure rule in line with the Sports Code in a Special General Body Meeting here.

AIFF GBM to amend constitution in line with Sports Code

All India Football Federation will amend its constitution to bring the age and tenure rule in line with the Sports Code in a Special General Body Meeting here on Friday.

SAI decides to appoint CEOs to professionalise NSF working

The Sports Authority of India has decided to appoint qualified CEOs to professionalise the management of the National Sports Federations (NSFs).

Ministry issues Dec 31 deadline to NSFs to amend constitution

The Sports Ministry has issued a fresh deadline to eight National Sports Federations (NSFs), which have not yet amended their constitution in accordance with the sports code, asking them to submit the required documents by December 31, 2013, failing which their government recognition could be "impacted".

NSFs, state Oly units begin process to amend IOA constitution

The National Sports Federations and state Olympic units on Sunday decided to amend the IOA constitution to make it compliant with the International Olympic Committee charter.

Sports Ministry shots off letter to all state governments

The Sports Ministry has shot off a letter to all the state governments urging them to provide the list of the recognised state associations/units.

IOA defers its Executive Council meeting

The Indian Olympic Association has decided to defer its Executive Council meeting scheduled here for Saturday in the wake of the IOC`s warning to the National Sports Federations not to associate with the current dispensation, which the world body has refused to recognise.

Please stop promoting and shielding corrupt officials: Tytler

Former IOA vice-president Jagdish Tytler on Saturday urged the National Sports Federations of the country to avoid "promoting and shielding" tainted officials who are in charge of the NSFs.

Dope-flunked athletes not penalised: NADA list reveals

In a shocking revelation, several dope-flunked athletes were not penalised for their offences from 2001 to 2008 by their national sports federations (NSF) and this came to light after the NADA Anti-doping Panel released a list on the orders of the Delhi High Court.

NSFs, including BCCI to come under RTI: Maken

The National Sports Federations, including the BCCI, would be treated as public authority and would come under the Right to Information Act (RTI).

NSFs, including BCCI to come under RTI: Maken

The National Sports Federations, including the BCCI, would be treated as public authority and would come under the Right to Information Act (RTI).