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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore adds fitness with Election campaigning in Jaipur

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore adds fitness with Election campaigning in Jaipur, He performed Push-ups with the youth crowd

Apr 10, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announces Rs 10 lakh for former gold medallist's treatment

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday took to Twitter to announce a relief fund of Rs 10 lakh for former Asian Games gold medallist Hakam Bhattal.

Aug 02, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

India has potential to play in FIFA World Cup soon: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says India has the potential to play in the FIFA World Cup in near future but the country can reach that standard only if opportunities are created for the players. 

Jun 10, 2018, 18:46 PM IST

Want to make India sports equipment manufacturing hub: Sports Minister

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday said making India a manufacturing hub of sports equipment is one of his primary targets.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:42 PM IST

Manipur may have world class football academy: Sports Minister

Sports Minister Rathore said this while interacting with a group of students from Manipur aged between 11 and 16 years, who are currently on a National Integration Tour organised by Assam Rifles.

Feb 22, 2018, 20:54 PM IST

Sports Ministry doubles pension for meritorious Indian sportspersons

Sporters Minister Rathore said the pension amount has been doubled across the board and the Paralympic medal winners have been brought at par with able-bodied sportspersons.

Feb 09, 2018, 21:23 PM IST

Medal prospects will not face funding hurdles, says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

Rathore said athletes under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme will face no hurdle in their preparation for next year's Commonwealth and Asian Games and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Dec 29, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Mary Kom resigns as boxing's national observer

The 35-year-old Olympic bronze-medallist was among 12 national observers appointed by the then Sports Minister Vijay Goel in March.

Dec 01, 2017, 17:06 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, Sports Ministry discuss NADA and Pakistan

At loggerheads with the National Anti-Doping Agency on the testing of Indian cricketers, the BCCI on Wednesday discussed the matter with Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and also sought the government's view on playing archrivals Pakistan in the planned ICC Test Championship.

Nov 22, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

It's upto WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers: Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

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

Nov 19, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Hockey: Rathore sir's words have lifted my spirits, says goalkeeper Savita Punia

The 27-year-old goalkeeper of India's women's hockey team is fresh from the Asia Cup win, but once the game was over and celebrations ended, her mind went back to the promise that's waiting to be fulfilled.

Nov 13, 2017, 16:19 PM IST

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore responds to unemployed hockey goalie Savita Punia's plea

After helping India break a 13-year-old jinx and win Asia Cup title last Sunday, Savita requested Rathore to help her get a job.

Nov 08, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

Stone thrown at Australian cricket team bus not reflective of security measures, says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

A window pane of the bus was damaged with a stone when the Australian team was travelling back to the hotel following their eight-wicket win over India in the second T20I in Guwahati on Tuesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Adopt 5 top SAI stadiums of capital: Sports Minister Rathore to corporates

Rathore said it is time the corporate sector come forward and discharge their duties in developing the younger generations of the country.

Oct 08, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore announces monthly stipend for athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics

Elite athletes preparing for Tokyo Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games will receive a stipend of Rs 50,000 per month to meet their pocket expenses, sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore announced on Friday.

Sep 15, 2017, 20:17 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

Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed India's new sports minister

Colonel Rathore first stepped in a shooting range in the mid 1990s and some years later, he became India's first ever individual silver medal winner at the Olympic Games.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Women cricketers' show will inspire U-17 football team: Vijay Goel

Terming the Under-17 football team as "dark horse", Goel hoped a fine show from the side in the quadrennial event will do a world of good for the sport in the country.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Sports Minister Vijay Goel throws weight behind Dutee Chand

Dutee will return to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne later this month to continue her fight against hyperandrogenism regulations of the IAAF.

Jul 05, 2017, 21:17 PM IST