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SAI coaches undergo assessment, to be sacked upon failure

The assessment exercises -- to be carried out in three phases across the country -- has begun with the North Zone and will be completed by the end of September.

Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case; demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI

Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case; demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI

As per reports, Pande was forced to borrow money from fellow swimmers after the money sanctioned for her did not reach her. Pande, who is completely blind, however, made the country proud by winning a silver medal in the S11 category. She thus qualified for the World Championship.

It is sad that India is world number three in doping, laments boxing legend Mary Kom

It is sad that India is world number three in doping, laments boxing legend Mary Kom

India were ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.

Shuttler Jwala Gutta appointed SAI governing body member

Shuttler Jwala Gutta appointed SAI governing body member

The 14-time national champion said she is looking forward to play her role in the development of sports in the country.

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.

Dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav records statement before CBI, alleges conspiracy against him

Dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav records statement before CBI, alleges conspiracy against him

Narsingh had submitted that the doping offence was due to sabotage carried out by Jithesh (a junior wrestler and a member of Sushil Kumar's entourage) by mixing his energy drinks with prohibited substance on either June 23 or 24.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel approves proposal to hire foreign coaches

Sports Minister Vijay Goel approves proposal to hire foreign coaches

Keeping this in view, extension to foreign coaches in future will be given on the basis of their performance as assessed by a committee.

Olympic legend Abhinav Bindra sets up High Performance Training centre in Mohali

Olympic legend Abhinav Bindra sets up High Performance Training centre in Mohali

The 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medallist has helped setting up systems and structures in place.

Rio post-mortem: Sports Minister Vijay Goel holds 2016 Olympics review meeting with NSFs

Rio post-mortem: Sports Minister Vijay Goel holds 2016 Olympics review meeting with NSFs

Participating in the discussions, the representatives of the NSFs emphasised the need for increased funding for sports.

Niti Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Niti Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Government's think-tank Niti Aayog has devised a short-term and medium-to-long term action plan to help India achieve 50 medals in 2024 summer Olympics.

Happy gymnastics is being compared to cricket, says Dipa Karmakar

Happy gymnastics is being compared to cricket, says Dipa Karmakar

Dipa, along with her coach Bishweshwar Nandi, was felicitated by the Bengal Chambers Commerce and Industry (BCCI) here.

Dipa Karmakar praises medal winning Rio Paralympians Mariyappan Thangavelu, Varun Bhati

Dipa Karmakar praises medal winning Rio Paralympians Mariyappan Thangavelu, Varun Bhati

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed India`s Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati for bagging a gold and bronze respectively.

Athlete OP Jaisha not following doctors' advice of 1-month rest; to start training next week

Athlete OP Jaisha not following doctors' advice of 1-month rest; to start training next week

The athlete was not physically available since August 21 after she had left SAI premises to leave for Kerala, but stayed in Bengaluru.

BE THERE: PM Modi to flag off 'Run for Rio' in Delhi on Sunday

BE THERE: PM Modi to flag off 'Run for Rio' in Delhi on Sunday

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is sending it's largest ever contingent in the history of Olympics at Rio.

No control over SAI center and its activities, claims Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

No control over SAI center and its activities, claims Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Vij said since the incident (contamination of Narsingh's food) allegedly took place at a SAI centre in the state, the local authorities too were looking into it.

Narsingh Yadav cries foul after dope test shock, says truth will come out

Narsingh Yadav cries foul after dope test shock, says truth will come out

Narsingh had won a lengthy legal battle over two-time Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar, who also staked his claim to represent the country in 74kg freestyle at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

SHOCKING! No female physiotherapist for India's Rio-bound women wrestlers

SHOCKING! No female physiotherapist for India's Rio-bound women wrestlers

Vinesh's cousin Babita and Sakshi Malik are part of the Indian women's team for Rio.

Indian para-athlete team pay heavily for SAI officials blunder in Rio qualifiers

Indian para-athlete team pay heavily for SAI officials blunder in Rio qualifiers

This is the last qualifying event for the Rio Olympics.

12th South Asian Games: Meghalaya to boycott Executive Meet of SAG in Guwahati

12th South Asian Games: Meghalaya to boycott Executive Meet of SAG in Guwahati

The SAG meeting is to be held in Guwahati on Monday.

Indian athletics in 2015: Dutee's landmark case, Rio Olympics berths for 15 high points

Indian athletics in 2015: Dutee's landmark case, Rio Olympics berths for 15 high points

Indian athletics is yet to open its medal account in the Olympics but track and field contingent is set to be a sizeable one in the Rio Games next year with 15 having made the cut so far.