Terry Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him to continue: Jiji Thomson
Terry Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him to continue: Jiji Thomson

 Under pressure from all quarters after Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation because of a "pay dispute", the Sports Authority of India on Tuesday sprang into action with its DG Jiji Thomson assuring that the matter will "resolved" between the aggreived parties.

Terry Walsh resigns as chief hockey coach, triggers a blame game
Terry Walsh resigns as chief hockey coach, triggers a blame game

 In a sudden jolt to Indian hockey, chief coach Terry Walsh on Tuesday resigned from his post because of a "pay dispute" with the Sports Authority of India, barely three weeks after guiding the team to a historic gold medal in the Asian Games in Incheon.

Northeast, particularly Assam, facing threat from al Qaeda: Union Minister Sonowal

The northeast, particularly Assam is facing a serious threat from al-Qaeda and Jihadi militants, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal claimed here on Thursday.

FIFA delegation calls on Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
FIFA delegation calls on Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday met a high-level FIFA delegation, led by Secretary General Jerome Valcke, and promised support for the organisation of the Under-17 Football World Cup in 2017.

Narendra Modi felicitates India's Asian Games medallists
Narendra Modi felicitates India's Asian Games medallists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday felicitated India's medal winners from the recently concluded Asian Games in Incheon. Mr. Modi shared the pictures of his interaction with the athletes through his official account on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Narinder Batra seeks Sports Minister's support after Asian Games hockey high
Narinder Batra seeks Sports Minister's support after Asian Games hockey high

Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra on Friday wrote to Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, requesting more support for the game to build on the success of the Incheon Asian Games.

We will provide all help to hockey team for Rio: Sarbananda Sonowal
We will provide all help to hockey team for Rio: Sarbananda Sonowal

 Congratulating Indian men's hockey team for winning 'historic' gold in the ongoing Incheon Asian Games, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the government will provide every possible help to them for 2016 Rio Olympics.

Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning
Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning

Asian Games organisers Thursday urged boxing`s world body to "ensure fair play" after an Indian fighter tearfully refused her bronze medal in a row over judging.

We have sought report from IOA on Sarita incident: Sarbananda Sonowal
We have sought report from IOA on Sarita incident: Sarbananda Sonowal

Three Union ministers on Wednesday came out in support of boxer Sarita Devi as sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought a report from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on pugilist's controversial loss against Korean boxer in the semi-final of the Asian Games in Incheon.

Gogoi refutes Sonowal's claim of state not using central funds

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday refuted Union Minister of State (Independent) Sarbananda Sonowal's claim that the state government has failed to utilise Central funds for disaster relief.

Gogoi refutes Sonowal's claim of state not using central funds

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday refuted Union Minister of State (Independent) Sarbananda Sonowal's claim that the state government has failed to utilise Central funds for disaster relief.

India performing well at Asian Games, says Sports Minister
India performing well at Asian Games, says Sports Minister

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that the Indian contingent was performing well in the ongoing Incheon Asian Games and hoped the athletes would win more medals for the country in the days to come.

Indian contingent was sent at right time: Sports Minister Sonowal
Indian contingent was sent at right time: Sports Minister Sonowal

Refuting allegations from some of the sports federations about delay in departure of the Indian contingent for the ongoing Asian Games in Incheon, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today made it clear that his ministry sent the squads at the "right time".

Expect 12 gold medals from track and field events at Asiad: Sports minister
Expect 12 gold medals from track and field events at Asiad: Sports minister

Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday said that he expects Indian athletes to win 10-12 gold medals from the track and field events in the 17th Asian Games, where competition started Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon.

Chinese youth delegation calls on Sports Minister

A five-member Chinese youth delegation led by vice-president of All-China Youth Federation Zhou Changkui called on the Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Thursday.

Asian Games 2014: Government approves 679-member Indian contingent
Asian Games 2014: Government approves 679-member Indian contingent

Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in consultation with prime minister Narendra Modi, Tuesday pruned the Indian contingent for the Incheon Asian Games, slated for Sep 19-Oct 4, to 679 from 942 that was proposed by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

Indian football teams stranded in China
Indian football teams stranded in China

With the government yet to give the go ahead to the football contingent for the Incheon Asian Games, both the men and women's teams are stranded in China where they had gone for an exposure tour ahead of the big event.

Sports Minister advised not to clear five disciplines for Asiad
Sports Minister advised not to clear five disciplines for Asiad

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was Tuesday advised by his officials not to clear teams in five disciplines, including football -- where the men`s team has won two gold medals, for the 2014 Asian Games slated for Sep 19-Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon.

Let's celebrate Dhyan Chand by following him: Sarbananda Sonowal
Let's celebrate Dhyan Chand by following him: Sarbananda Sonowal

Paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as the National Sports Day, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the best way to honour the hockey wizard's memory is to inculcate the qualities he displayed on the field.

Sports minister pays tribute to Dhyan Chand on 109th birth anniversary
Sports minister pays tribute to Dhyan Chand on 109th birth anniversary

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Friday paid rich tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary and hoped the new generation could take some inspiration from the legendary hockey player.