Hockey India levels serious allegations on SAI

Soon before Asian Games, Hockey India, the Indian hockey team has levelled serious accusations on the Sports Authority of India by saying that they have mismanaged the funds allotted to them.

Aiyar wanted sports ministry out of OC Funding

Not happy with the attitude of
sacked Commonwealth Games OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi, then
Sports Minister Mani Shanker Aiyar had sought to relieve his
ministry from channelling funds for the sporting extravaganza.

Sports ministry to bring new law on doping

Rattled by the doping scandal that has rocked Indian athletics, the Sports Ministry is planning to bring a new law to deal with the menace in the forthcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament.

Sports Ministry removes Sidhu, 3 other officials

The government sacked four SAI officials in the wake of the doping scandal which has seen eight top athletes failing dope tests in the last few days.

Dope scandal: All foreign coaches sacked

Taking serious note of the dope scandal in athletics, the government today cracked the whip by sacking India`s foreign athletics coach Yuri Ogrodnik and formed an inquiry panel to probe the fiasco.

`Sports Ministry should share blame in doping row`

Acting Indian Olympic Association President Vijay Kumar Malhotra said that Sports Ministry should also share the blame for doping scandal that rocked athletics, saying that coaches and doctors involved in it are its employees.

IHF, HI merger plan hits roadblock

The reconciliation efforts between Hockey India and Indian Hockey Federation on Friday suffered a setback with the IHF rejecting the merger proposal in its current form.

IHF seeks changes to proposal on unification

The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) on Tuesday submitted its response to the sports ministry`s proposal on unification with Hockey India (HI) and sought some changes in it.

IHF seeks seven days to reply to ministry`s proposal

The sports ministry gave a week`s time to the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) to reply to the government proposal on merging with Hockey India (HI).

Govt gives HI, IHF two-day ultimatum to merge

The Sports Ministry served HI and IHF an ultimatum that they either merge into a unified national body in two days or face stern action.

IOA criticises govt for leaving it out from HI, IH

A miffed Indian Olympic Association on Friday hit out at the Sports Ministry for not
involving it in tomorrow`s merger talks to resolve the
long-standing dispute between Hockey India and the Indian
Hockey Federation.

Ministry seeks report from HI, National C`ships or

The Sports Ministry today sought details of the reportedly poor facilities given to players at
the Senior National Hockey Championships in Bhopal from Hockey
India and the local organisers.

IOA lambasts Sports min for loosing sight of London Olympics

The Indian Olympic Association has criticised the Sports Ministry for loosing sight of 2012 London Olympics.

CWG OC replies to Shunglu charges, blames Kalmadi for corruption

The CWG OC has sent its replies to the Sports Ministry on the Shunglu Committee findings blaming the jailed former OC chairman Suresh Kalmadi.

Sports Ministry seeks CWG OC reply on Shunglu`s findings

Government has sought the response of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee within a week on alleged irregularities in executing several contracts which were pointed out in the high level Shunglu Committee report.

Sports Ministry hits back at IOC

The Sport Ministry on Friday hit back
at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for trying to
blackmail it and prevent it from bringing transparency in
Indian sports.

Ministry asks IOA to explain constitutional amendments

Sports Ministry has asked the IOA to explain the constitutional amendments carried out at its General Assembly meeting.

Sports Min asked to reveal fund allocation in past 3-yrs

Bombay High Court directed the Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs to file an affidavit stating how much fund allocation was done since past three years for all sports excluding cricket.

IHF hits back at sports ministry for questioning polls

The Indian Hockey Federation on Saturday shot back at the sports ministry for expressing displeasure over its recently-concluded election.

CBI to approach Sports Ministry for removal of Kalmadi, Bhanot

CBI will approach Sports Ministry
to seek removal of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee
Chairman Suresh Kalmadi and Secretary General Lalit Bhanot
from their posts.