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Sports Minister Vijay Goel hails new BWF Junior World No 1 Lakshya Sen

Sports Minister Vijay Goel hails new BWF Junior World No 1 Lakshya Sen

Sen hails from Almora district in Uttarakhand.

Zaira Wasim involved in Twitter 'Dangal' with Sports minister Vijay Goel

Zaira Wasim involved in Twitter 'Dangal' with Sports minister Vijay Goel

She shot to fame after playing a young Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan's blockbuster wrestling biopic Dangal.

AAP files criminal complaint against  Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel

AAP files criminal complaint against Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday filed a criminal complaint against Union Sports Minister and Bhartiye Janta Party MP Vijay Goel for alleged tax evasion and corruption.

Vijay Goel returns from Rio, says will clear all 'misconceptions' with facts

Vijay Goel returns from Rio, says will clear all 'misconceptions' with facts

Denying his involvement in any miff with the Summer Games organisers, the Sports Minister wrote on Twitter that there seems to be some misunderstanding.

Who knows Vijay Goel in Rio? asks enraged Dhanraj Pillay

Who knows Vijay Goel in Rio? asks enraged Dhanraj Pillay

India's sports minister drew widespread criticism on Friday after the organisers of the Rio Olympics reportedly accused his entourage of "aggressive and rude" behaviour at the Games.

2016 Rio Olympics: Union sports minister wish Indian contingent luck, hopes for double-digit medal tally

2016 Rio Olympics: Union sports minister wish Indian contingent luck, hopes for double-digit medal tally

The Rio Olympics is scheduled to to place from August 5 to August 21.

BCCI is accountable to the public: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

BCCI is accountable to the public: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

The IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal prompted the government to push for introduction of Sports Fraud Bill in the Parliament in the ongoing monsoon session, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Thursday.

Sports ministry welcomes CAS' decision on athlete Dutee Chand

Sports ministry welcomes CAS' decision on athlete Dutee Chand

 Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday welcomed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) getting Indian athlete Dutee Chand back to the race track.

Aditya Verma meets Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for Bihar affiliation

Aditya Verma meets Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for Bihar affiliation

The petitioner of the IPL spot-fixing case and secretary of the unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar, Aditya Verma, today met Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to voice his grievance about BCCI not granting full membership status to his state.

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.

Sports minister happy with IOA`s constitution amendment

Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday expressed satisfaction over IOA` decision to bar charge-framed individuals from contesting its elections by bringing in a constitutional amendment.

Maken calls WSH the best-ever tournament held in India

Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken, who was here to watch the final of the World Series Hockey, on Monday gave a thumbs-up to the tournament and called it the best- ever sporting event to be organised in India.

Ministry uneasy with idea of Kalmadi back as IOA chief: Maken

The Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken said that although he would try not to get too intrusive, he is uncomfortable with the idea of Suresh Kalmadi returning as the President of Indian Olympic Association.

Maken inaugurates work on synthetic track at Usha`s school

Ending a nine-year long wait, work on the Rs five crore synthetic track at former sprint queen P T Usha`s academy here was on Saturday inaugurated by Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken.

Will support building infrastructure for national games: Maken

Ahead of the 36th National Games to be held in Goa, Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Saturday said all possible support would be extended to build infrastructure in the coastal state.