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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju holds meeting with WADA President Witold Banka, reiterates India's commitment to clean sport

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju holds meeting with WADA President Witold Banka, reiterates India's commitment to clean sport

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju held an online meeting with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Witold Banka on Wednesday (September 8, 2020) and reiterated India's

Sep 09, 2020, 22:52 PM IST
Japan Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto says Tokyo Games must be held next year 'at any cost'

Japan Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto says Tokyo Games must be held next year 'at any cost'

Seiko Hashimoto, Japan's Olympic minister, believes that the Games should be held for the benefit of the athletes, regardless of the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Sep 08, 2020, 16:07 PM IST
Star sprinter Hima Das, others complain of poor food quality at NIS Patiala

Star sprinter Hima Das, others complain of poor food quality at NIS Patiala

Star sprinter Hima Das and some other atheletes have complained about the quality of food being served to them at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NS-NIS) in Punajb's Patiala. Das and

Sep 08, 2020, 12:06 PM IST
Table tennis player Madhurika Patkar appeals all to participate in Fit India Freedom Run

Table tennis player Madhurika Patkar appeals all to participate in Fit India Freedom Run

Indian table tennis star Madhurika Patkar has urged his conutrymen to take part in the ongoing Fit India Freedom Run, which was launched on August 14 by the Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs

Sep 07, 2020, 21:47 PM IST
Mo Farah marks return to track in style by breaking one-hour record at Brussels Diamond League

Mo Farah marks return to track in style by breaking one-hour record at Brussels Diamond League

The 37-year-old Farah ran 21,330 metres - just over 53 laps - to beat Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie`s previous record by 45 metres. The multiple-times Olympic and World champion had retired from the

Sep 05, 2020, 18:37 PM IST
Novak Djokovic brushes aside Struff to advance in New York

Novak Djokovic brushes aside Struff to advance in New York

Djokovic, a three-times champion at Flushing Meadows, was never really pushed by the German, who has taken just one set off the Serb in their five career meetings.

Sep 05, 2020, 11:35 AM IST
'Proud moment for nation': Ajinkya Rahane on India winning gold in FIDE Chess Olympiad

'Proud moment for nation': Ajinkya Rahane on India winning gold in FIDE Chess Olympiad

On Sunday, both India and Russia were announced as joint winners of the FIDE Chess Olympiad. India had reached the finals of the prestigious competition for the first time. 

Aug 31, 2020, 17:03 PM IST
Belgian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 4th win, Ferrari finish outside top 10

Belgian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 4th win, Ferrari finish outside top 10

Hamilton has thus drawn level with Jim Clark and Kimi Raikkonen on third in the all-time list for Spa victories, behind Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna.  

Aug 31, 2020, 12:59 PM IST
COVID-19 unlikely to stop 2020 Tour de France, says French sports minister Jean-Michel Blanquer

COVID-19 unlikely to stop 2020 Tour de France, says French sports minister Jean-Michel Blanquer

The minister's remarks come ahead of the first stage of the three-week event which is starting nine weeks later than originally scheduled.

Aug 29, 2020, 18:42 PM IST
My father's dream is being fulfilled: Para-swimmer Suyash Jadhav on winning Arjuna Award

My father's dream is being fulfilled: Para-swimmer Suyash Jadhav on winning Arjuna Award

The 2018 Asian Para Games Gold medallist will be conferred the Arjuna Award on Saturday  

Aug 29, 2020, 16:12 PM IST
NBA playoffs set to resume after Jacob Blake protests, turn stadiums into voting sites

NBA playoffs set to resume after Jacob Blake protests, turn stadiums into voting sites

The league and players said that they will work together to establish a social justice coalition and voting initiatives follwoing protests due to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin   

Aug 29, 2020, 14:18 PM IST
National Sports Awards 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind virtually honours 65 athletes; Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma miss ceremony

National Sports Awards 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind virtually honours 65 athletes; Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma miss ceremony

For the first time in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, the National Sports Awards was conducted virtually on Saturday, with a total of 65 awardees attending this year's ceremony from various

Aug 29, 2020, 13:14 PM IST
US President Donald Trump says NBA protest will 'destroy' basketball

US President Donald Trump says NBA protest will 'destroy' basketball

NBA players halted play for three days in a protest sparked by the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Aug 29, 2020, 13:06 PM IST
Major Dhyan Chand's magic with hockey stick can never be forgotten: PM Narendra Modi

Major Dhyan Chand's magic with hockey stick can never be forgotten: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister took to his official Twitter handle and wrote that Dhyan Chand's magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten.

Aug 29, 2020, 11:32 AM IST
Kiren Rijiju pays tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 115th birth anniversary

Kiren Rijiju pays tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 115th birth anniversary

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Saturday paid rich tribute to 'The Wizard of Indian Hockey' Major Dhyan Chand on the occasion of the latter's 115th birth anniversary.

Aug 29, 2020, 10:40 AM IST
India's top woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests coronavirus COVID-19 positive

India's top woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests coronavirus COVID-19 positive

Selected for this year's Khel Ratna award, the Asian and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist had been training at her village in Sonepat with coach Om Prakash.

Aug 28, 2020, 23:42 PM IST
National Sports Day: President Ram Nath Kovind to virtually confer National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020 on August 29

National Sports Day: President Ram Nath Kovind to virtually confer National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020 on August 29

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, President of the Indian Olympic Association Narendra Dhruv Batra and several other dignitaries will attend the ceremony from Vigyan Bhavan,

Aug 28, 2020, 23:19 PM IST
Birthday boy Valtteri Bottas fastest in opening Belgian Grand Prix practice

Birthday boy Valtteri Bottas fastest in opening Belgian Grand Prix practice

Bottas,who turned 31 on Friday, lapped the seven km Spa-Francorchamps track in one minute 44.493 seconds, beating Hamilton by just 0.069 seconds.

Aug 28, 2020, 18:02 PM IST
Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton will not boycott Belgian Grand Prix

Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton will not boycott Belgian Grand Prix

A wave of player protests against the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, in Wisconsin on Sunday forced the postponement of major sporting events in the United States.

Aug 28, 2020, 09:18 AM IST
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike says coronavirus situation improving, 2021 Olympic Games on track

Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike says coronavirus situation improving, 2021 Olympic Games on track

The governer called the current situation much better than before with new COVID-19 cases trending lower and that Tokyo intends to host the Olympics next year

Aug 25, 2020, 19:35 PM IST