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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.

Kerala girl athletes from SAI recovering well: Doctor
Kerala girl athletes from SAI recovering well: Doctor

The condition of the three Sports Authority of India (SAI) girl athletes, who attempted suicide last week, is improving and they are recovering well, said a doctor at the Medical College Hospital here.

Kerala girl athletes from SAI recovering well: Doctor

The condition of the three Sports Authority of India (SAI) girl athletes, who attempted suicide last week, is improving and they are recovering well, said a doctor at the Medical College Hospital here.

SAI plays safe, DG says law will decide what led to suicide
SAI plays safe, DG says law will decide what led to suicide

Sports Authority of India Director General Injeti Srinivas on Saturday said that he would not completely rule out "foul play" in suicide incident of four female trainees at the SAI Center in Alapuzha but made it clear that it was not the job of his agency or the government to decide on what led them to take the extreme step.

20 SAI athletes go on leave to recover from trauma
20 SAI athletes go on leave to recover from trauma

Jolted by the attempted suicide of their four young female colleagues, which led to the death of one, 20 athletes of the Sports Authority of India Centre here have taken leave to recover from the trauma.

Deceased athlete's mother offered job by Sports Authority of India
Deceased athlete's mother offered job by Sports Authority of India

Sports Authority of India have offered the deceased athlete's mother a job in an institute owned by it.

SAI hands over Rs 5 lakh cheque to family of deceased athlete
SAI hands over Rs 5 lakh cheque to family of deceased athlete

Sports Authority of India Director General Injeti Srinivas today gave a solatium of Rs five lakh to the family of rowing athlete Aparna, who died after consuming poison fruit along with three other colleagues, alleging harassment from seniors.

Medical board to investigate athletes suicide attempt: Sarbananda Sonowal
Medical board to investigate athletes suicide attempt: Sarbananda Sonowal

 Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said a medical board has been constituted to investigate the suicide attempt by four young athletes in Kerala, one of whom has lost her life.

SAI athletes case: 'I am sorry, Amma,' Aparna told mother hours before death
SAI athletes case: 'I am sorry, Amma,' Aparna told mother hours before death

The budding rowing athlete,who died after consuming a poisonous fruit in an apparent suicide pact with her three colleagues, had apologised to her mother for taking the extreme step following alleged harassment by seniors at Sports Authority of India centre here.

SAI athletes stable now, Ministry sets up medical board
SAI athletes stable now, Ministry sets up medical board

The three young female athletes, who survived an attempted suicide bid after alleged harassment by seniors at the SAI Centre in Kerala, are stable now even as a medical board was constituted by the Sports Ministry to investigate the incident.

Kerala athlete suicide case: SAI D-G takes stock, multiple probes ordered
Kerala athlete suicide case: SAI D-G takes stock, multiple probes ordered

Sports Authority of India Director General Injeti Srinivas on Thursday visited three girls battling for life at a hospital here after an apparent suicide bid over alleged harassment by seniors at a SAI centre.

DNA: The tragic group suicide attempt by women athletes at Kerala sports hostel

In a tragic turn of events four girls at Sports Authority of India (SAI) hostel attempted suicide after allegedly being harassed, after which, one of the students has died and the other three are in critical condition.