The Pakistan Olympic Association has demanded “full protocol and respect” if they travel for the Games.
The Ministry has defined prestigious: the tournament must be at least 30 years old, and held regularly with a good participation of teams and players.
Indian road cyclists are keen to follow the path of the counterparts in track events and make a mark continentally.
Sports ministry announced that it will provide financial assistance of up to Rs 25 lakh per year to select prestigious tournaments.
The story of footballers from the famous South American powerhouse Brazil, camped currently in India who missed their chance to be extra-ordinary.
Delhi Dynamos played out a 1-1 draw against Atletico de Kolkata which was their fifth draw on the trot.
Guam have been one of the stories of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers.
The 35-year-old has more than 200 appearances for Liverpool, during which he won the Champions League under Rafael Benitez.
With Thakur gone, Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Injeti Srinivas has been made in charge of the scheme.
As Sushil Kumar returns to full fitness, Mihir Vasavda visits the akhara to watch how the champion is preparing to win a third Olympic medal.
Generally, Australia and New Zealand do not meet in semifinal or final of major sporting events very often.
A senior Indian shooter said the last-minute change of plans will impact their preparations severely.
Sports ministry to send athletes 30 days in advance for better acclimatisation ahead of the Olympics in Rio.
Hockey India’s athletes dispute and grievance redressal panel decided to let off Gurbaj Singh with a warning.
Ashwini Kumar was India’s representative in the IOC in 1973 and was member of its executive board for two terms.
Virender Sehwag is not the Nawab here but the quiet kid who went on to rule a kingdom and inspire many to take up the sport.
Surprisingly, Pele was not asked by the organisers to address the enthusiastic crowd at the stadium
Chennaiyin FC slumped to their second consecutive defeat after losing 2-3 to defending champions Atletico de Kolkata in their previous match.
Roberto Carlos insists he will continue to make second-half appearances in remainder of ISL.
With only 23 Rio quota places up for grabs, India's hopes rest on Thapa & Co. at World Championships which begins in Doha on Tuesday.
From kidnapping players to parading them in bespoke suits at auctions, Mihir Vasavda traces how India’s unique transfer market has evolved over the years.
Romeo Fernandes' pacy runs down the wings and ability to play on both flanks impressed Zico.
Delhi Dynamos has communicated their demand to the AIFF, who, for now, have struck down the proposal but said they won't have any problem if chief coach Stephen Constantine agrees with it.
Jitu Rai hasn’t been able to convert the high qualifying scores into medal-winning performances in the final.
Stephen Constantine was concerned that the Indian team will be under-prepared for key Group D matches.
Women’s air rifle event was one of the worst-hit events following the mass exodus at the Asian Airgun Championship.
Asian Airgun Championship is a continental event but it seems the whole of Asia has chosen to ignore it.
The reports suggest that the main reason for India’s poor outing at an Olympics was their failure to play as a team.
Team looking to fill void on right flank where midfielder was a key in stringing together attacking moves.
Yuki Bhambri loses to Jiri Vesely; India go down 3-1 in the rubber after failing to cope with the conditions.
Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna fail to gel as a unit as they go down in straight sets to the Czech pair of Radek Stepanek and Adam Pavlasek; allow visitors to take 2-1 lead.
Somdev Devvarman makes most of stifling home conditions to beat Czech Republic’s Vesely and make it 1-1 after Yuki loses his singles to Lukas Rosol.
With field-goals set to be counted as two, strikers in demand at Hockey India League auction.
The move is aimed at increasing the percentage of field goals which will eventually give way to attacking hockey.
Narsingh Yadav, 26, clinched Olympic quota in double Olympic medallist’s category at the Worlds in Las Vegas.
Iran toy around before running 3-0 winners in 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup joint qualifier; consign India to bottom of the group.
Why does he live under the radar? Because he believes everyone, including perceived criminals, are entitled to a fair trial and he as a lawyer would go to any length to get it.