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Hockey India names 33 players for men's national coaching camp

The players will report to chief coach  at Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru on September 1 to prepare for the upcoming Belgium tour later in September.

Aug 31, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

Hockey India names 33 probables for Junior Women's national coaching camp

The players will have to report to coach Baljeet Singh Saini for the three-week long camp, to be concluded on May 24.

May 05, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

CBI to present six persons, including SAI Director SK Sharma, in court over alleged corruption charges

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday will produce the six persons, including Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director SK Sharma, in Patiala House Court on alleged graft charges.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:25 PM IST

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Jan 18, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

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Jan 18, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Asian Games: IOA planning 900 member contingent from listed 2370

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is planning a jumbo 900-member contingent from the provisional list of 2370 for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia from August 18-September 2.

Jun 02, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

India's javelin coach Uwe Hohn unhappy with AFI, SAI

The 55-year-old Hohn, the only javelin thrower in history to have crossed the 100m mark, took charge as coach at the national camp here in November last year but four months into his job he is feeling "annoyed" that the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) and Sports Authority Of India (SAI) have not fulfilled their promises.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

India squash coach Achraf El Karargui flies back home, leaving Commonwealth Games squad in lurch

India's foreign coach Achraf El Karargui has flown back home in mysterious circumstances, raising doubts over his return with less than a month to go for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Mar 04, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Sports Budget hiked by 258 Cr, SAI funding slashed by Rs 66 Cr

The sports ministry on Thursday received a hike of Rs 258.2 crore in the union budget for 2018-19, presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament here.

Feb 01, 2018, 18:20 PM IST

SAI to be renamed, 'authority' has no place in sports: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Rathore, Athens Olympic silver medalist, noted that the government was coming out with a host of measures to broad base its search of sporting talents and wanted to develop a culture of sports among school students.

Nov 24, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

BCCI rejects NADA's demand of dope-testing Indian cricketers

In a stern response to National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), the BCCI has said that the government body has no jurisdiction to conduct dope tests on Indian cricketers.

Nov 10, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

Arrow goes through teen archer's throat at SAI Centre in West Bengal

 In a freak accident, an arrow shot by a trainee pierced the throat of a 14-year-old archer at a Sports Authority of India centre in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Monday.

Oct 31, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

Rahul Bhatnagar replaces Injeti Srinivas in Sports Ministry as Secretary

In a bureaucratic re-shuffle, Bhatnagar, a senior IAS office from the UP Cadre, was brought back to the ministry. He will also hold the post of Director General of SAI.

Oct 12, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

18-year-old shuttler dies during practice at Kolkata SAI Complex

It is believed the shuttler was in an empty stomach and could have been saved had someone performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

New sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore makes surprise inspection at SAI office

As sports minister, Rathore will oversee India's preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Juniors putting pressure but Khel Ratna Sardar Singh hopes to carry on until Tokyo Olympics

Hockey being one of the most physically demanding sports, it gets difficult to cope with the demands on the other side of 30, but Sardar stays hopeful to extend his career to Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Sep 06, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Olympic Task Force submits final report to government

Criticisms showered over as India' poor showdown at Rio revealed dismal training facilities. Soon Prime Minister Narendra Modi set up the OTF to draw an action plan to improve India's performance in 2020, 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Finally, on Friday, the panel submitted the report, which keeps in mind the athlete-centric, coach-led and system-driven approach.

Aug 12, 2017, 08:41 AM IST

SAI coaches undergo assessment, to be sacked upon failure

The assessment exercises -- to be carried out in three phases across the country -- has begun with the North Zone and will be completed by the end of September.

Jul 17, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case; demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI

As per reports, Pande was forced to borrow money from fellow swimmers after the money sanctioned for her did not reach her. Pande, who is completely blind, however, made the country proud by winning a silver medal in the S11 category. She thus qualified for the World Championship.

Jul 13, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

It is sad that India is world number three in doping, laments boxing legend Mary Kom

India were ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.

Apr 22, 2017, 23:09 PM IST