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Ministry enhances diet, supplements allowance of athletes
Ministry enhances diet, supplements allowance of athletes

The Sports Ministry on Wednesday decided to hike the diet and supplement allowances of athletes at both the senior and junior level.

Financial aid to shuttlers under TOP Scheme
Financial aid to shuttlers under TOP Scheme

As part of its Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, the Sports Ministry on Tuesday decided to provide financial assistance to the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad, where four shuttlers are currently training under the programme.

Focus on SAI as para-athlete forced out after fire in room: Report
Focus on SAI as para-athlete forced out after fire in room: Report

Another shameful incident took place that included a paralympic sportsperson on Thursday. A wheelchair-bound athlete was asked to vacate her hostel room at the Jawaharlal Nahru stadium after a fire broke out in her room as the officials failed to take any quick steps.

India will win 10 plus medals at 2016 Rio Olympics: Sarbananda Sonowal
India will win 10 plus medals at 2016 Rio Olympics: Sarbananda Sonowal

The Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is confident that India's medal tally in next year's Rio Olympic Games will go up to 10 plus from six medals, which the country's athletes bagged at London Olympics in 2012.

SAI suspends official for producing fake degree to get promotion: Report
SAI suspends official for producing fake degree to get promotion: Report

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) suspended an official for producing a fraudulent university degree.

AIFF, SAI ink MoU
AIFF, SAI ink MoU

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) have agreed to participate closely in the development of the game and extending the outreach of the sport in India.

Bengaluru may still host U-17 FIFA World Cup games, hints Javier Ceppi
Bengaluru may still host U-17 FIFA World Cup games, hints Javier Ceppi

FIFA representative and Tournament Director Javier Ceppi on Thursday granted the city a lifeline for hosting the 2017 U-17 World Cup, saying that the officials of the international body would take a call on new stadium if there is some development before January next year.

'Mentally tense' SAI athlete regrets suicide attempt
'Mentally tense' SAI athlete regrets suicide attempt

The teenaged Sports Authority of India (SAI) athlete, who tried to commit suicide, expressed regret at his conduct on Thursday, revealing that he was "mentally tensed" which compelled him to attempt taking his own life.

Another SAI athlete attempts suicide in Thiruvananthapuram

A 19 year old Sports Authority of India (SAI) athlete tried to commit suicide by slashing his wrist alleging harassment from seniors on Wednesday early morning. He was taken to medical college and is stable now.

Another SAI athlete attempts suicide in Kerala
Another SAI athlete attempts suicide in Kerala

A teenaged SAI athlete tried to commit suicide early Wednesday here by slashing his wrist. He was taken to hospital from where he slipped away, police said.

Ragging ruled out in athletes' suicide bid probe
Ragging ruled out in athletes' suicide bid probe

A preliminary police probe into the suicide attempt by four young women athletes in Kerala has ruled out their alleged ragging, sources said.

SAI clears men's team for Asian meet, includes Manikanda Arumugam

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Friday cleared the men’s 4x100M relay team for the Wuhan Asian Athletics Championship. In a shocking turn of events, the name of Manikanda Arumugam was featured in the team.

SAI to handle para-athletics matters for now
SAI to handle para-athletics matters for now

The sports ministry on Tuesday announced that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) will take charge of "all the matters related to para-athletes, including selection of athletes for various sporting events".

SAI to take decision on matters concerning para athletes
SAI to take decision on matters concerning para athletes

With the PCI suspended, the Sports Ministry has decided that all matters relating to Para-athletes, including selection of athletes for various events, will be taken care of by Sports Authority of India (SAI).

Sports Ministry issues guidelines to SAI after Kerala tragedy
Sports Ministry issues guidelines to SAI after Kerala tragedy

The Sports Ministry has asked the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to set up a 24-hour helpline among implementing other corrective measures for well being of the trainees in the wake of suicide attempt by four girl athletes at SAI's Alappuzha centre.

Government approves NRAI's proposal for coaches
Government approves NRAI's proposal for coaches

The government has approved the National Rifle Association of India's (NRAI) proposal to hire five specialised coaches for the junior teams, providing a fillip to the country's upcoming shooters.

SAI athlete suicide row: Mother of deceased girl trainee rejects job, demands justice
SAI athlete suicide row: Mother of deceased girl trainee rejects job, demands justice

The mother of a SAI trainee athlete, who died after consuming a poisonous fruit in a suicide pact with three others, on Friday rejected the job offered by the Sports Development Authority and maintained her daughter was harassed by some seniors.

Ministry to request elite sports stars to act as SAI mentors
Ministry to request elite sports stars to act as SAI mentors

 Rattled by the suicide attempt of four young athletes in Kerala, the Sports Ministry is set to revamp SAI centres across the country and could request "iconic sportspersons to act as trainee mentors" as part of a series of changes it seeks to bring about.

Athlete suicide case: SAI gives clean chit to its officials, rules out ragging, torture
Athlete suicide case: SAI gives clean chit to its officials, rules out ragging, torture

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has reportedly given a clean chit to its officials in connection with the death of a female athlete and suicide bids by three others at its centre in Kerala’s Alappuzha district recently.

Yuri Ogorodnik's appointment cleared by ministry

Controversial women's 400m coach Yuri Ogorodnik is finally set to return to India after his dramatic ouster four years ago for his alleged involvement in a doping scandal as his appointment has been cleared by the Sports Ministry.