August 03, 2021 6:21 am
When in 2018, the state government decided to sponsor the Indian national hockey teams (men/women, junior/senior) for a tenure of five years, replacing Sahara, it was the first time that a state government had decided to sponsor a national team. The government had pledged Rs 150 crore for the purpose.
July 12, 2021 11:39 am
Haryana, Bajrang’s home state, has announced cash awards for medallists ranging from Rs 6 crore (gold) to Rs 2.5 crore (bronze) while Das’s West Bengal will award amounts from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.
November 10, 2019 7:12 pm
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar bagged India's 13th Olympic quota in shooting. Mairaj Ahmed and Angad Bajwa earned India's 14th and 15th places. India had 11 shooters at the 2012 Olympics and 12 in Rio 2016.
October 10, 2019 6:48 pm
Kiren Rijiju believes that with India set to become the third-largest economy, the country's prevailing mediocrity in management of National Sports Federations (NSF) is "unacceptable".
April 30, 2015 1:26 am
Why India’s reported ‘Olympics 2024 bid’ is devoid of sense or logic.
February 16, 2014 4:29 pm
The IOC lifted the ban on Feb. 11 following fresh elections last week.
February 12, 2014 1:32 pm
IOC lifts suspension after getting a satisfactory report from its delegation that oversaw IOA elections.
February 11, 2014 1:42 pm
The IOC lifted the 14-month old ban on India after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) barred charge-framed officials from its fresh election held on Sunday.
January 12, 2014 12:39 pm
The IOC suspended the IOA in December 2012 for failing to comply with the Olympic charter.
September 05, 2013 5:23 pm
The suspended Indian Olympic Association continued to be in a defiant mood.