A total of 18 Pakistan players and officials did not receive the NVP which serves as a visa for Pakistanis travelling for SAG.
Thirty-two high-tech projectors and over 1,000 computerised lights were used to create the digital theme at the SAG opening ceremony.
Logistical nightmare to manage 4000 visitors confronts organisers on eve of hastily-stitched up South Asian Games.
Tickets for football are not on sale during this edition of the games because the venue for the men’s event can hold only 1,000 people.
India’s top athletes such as MC Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and Gagan Narang are absent on the approach to the airport and around the stadiums.
The mismanagement of the bar at Ferozshah Kotla — highlighted by the DDCA’s fact-finding committee report in 2015 — has been the subject of several complaints by members over the years.
In a conversation, Ajit Chandila is heard asking a bookie: ‘Khush ho gaya Seth ji?. To which the bookie replies: “Haan, haan khush, khush, khush.”
According to the transcripts, in a May 15, 2013 conversation (3.41 pm), Ajit Chandila tells Ankit Chavan to turn the sweat band around the wrist as the signal to confirm the fix.
From fixing tenure to changing voting patterns, Lodha panel suggests series of recommendations to clean up cricket.
Speaking to The Indian Express, Bansal claimed that he had transferred the money so that the association could earn 15 per cent interest on the amount.
Three Congress leaders were government nominees in the DDCA at the time.
My crusade against corruption in sports will continue. And what better place than the DDCA to do that.
Another word of caution from the VVS Laxman method of batting in Australia was not to get too caught up with the short-ball tactic.
In the run-up to the India-South Africa Test match at Kotla, the Delhi government had set up a three-member panel to probe the allegations levelled against the DDCA.
DDCA officials have been advised not to issue ‘guest passes’ to their associates and friends.
In-stadia rights for India vs South Africa fourth Test match at Feroz Shah Kotla sees an increase of 50 lakhs.
Even as Delhi High Court clears the decks for the Kotla Test, the association deals with a ‘suicidal’ member, a disgruntled travel agent.
Nikolai Snesarev, the coach, and OP Jaisha, Sudha Singh are not on the same page with regard to the choice of events for the Rio Games.
Decision on ‘clearance for the Test match’ by the tax office will be taken only once the DDCA makes an official appeal.
Virender Sehwag had the ability to make big scores even before he was picked to the Test squad, says VVS Laxman.
Nihal Koshie traces the story of how, like the parent body, and many other units, the DDCA couldn't handle fame, fortune.
Chetan Chauhan, a DDCA vice-president, Anil Jain, joint-secretary and Ashok Sharma, an committee member, released their respective lists.
Nihal Koshie traces OP Jaisha's arduous journey full of obstacles as she fought off poverty and hunger before becaming India's best woman marathoner.
Ravi Shastri confirmed that he had been enlisted as an “advisor” to the UAE Royals’ board to help build the brand and the team.
Inderjeet Singh, the country’s most consistent athlete over the past one year, faces his sternest test at athletics’ global event.
Yuri Minkov, who had made Arjun perform a standing throw which was measured at 18.36 metres, believed the transition would be easy.
AFI concluded that her best chance to qualify for Rio is by being part of the 4x400m relay squad rather than her pet events - 100, 200.
The athlete’s successful challenge of established regulations opens the door for others caught in a similar predicament.
Dutee Chand, female athlete with high level of male hormone, cleared by CAS.
Previously, MS Dhoni had faced allegations of “conflict of interest” when he was associated with Rhiti Sports Management.
Harshith Shashidhar participated in the final of the men’s high jump at the back of seven days of training.
In a couple of months, the 24-year-old had gone from being a promising youngster to the man to beat.
Dharambir’s recently broke the 15-year-old national record in the men’s 200 metres feat at the Asian Athletics Championships.
Eastern Railway, the star sprinter’s employer, is yet to respond to request sent in January for renewal of registration, leave to train.
India’s most consistent runner she may well be, but Tintu Luka’s 800m timings have plateaued over the years.
Once the team met qualifying guidelines, his name was replaced by that of a team member in the official results of the trials conducted by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).
The autobiography of KM Mathew, who turned Malayala Manorama from a stagnant newspaper to a formidable media house, is a local tale, the like of which we seldom come across in English.