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Sports Authority of India


SAI resumes sports activities in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru and National stadiums

May 27, 2020 8:10 am

According to a SAI statement, sporting activities have resumed at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium from Tuesday afternoon in slots of one hour which needs to be pre-booked online.

SAI officials act on sexual harassment: Action has been taken in 9 of 14 cases

March 03, 2020 4:58 pm

On Monday, Sports Authority on India said that in the nine cases that have been closed, “a major penalty” has been imposed on coaches in two while two were censured and one placed on probation.

How to bow, behave in Japan: Olympic team to get lessons from Delhi-born professor

February 11, 2020 9:12 am

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) have invited professors from a Japanese university to sensitise the athletes and their support staff to the country’s culture.

Sports Authority of India and Hockey India launch high-performance centres

February 06, 2020 3:31 pm

The move was aimed at grooming young talent in view of 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.

Athlete-coach relations have bordered on a feudal paternalism that can foster predators

January 23, 2020 10:41 am

The sports coaching centre and the coach should act as a fulcrum between society that throws up talent via schools or private associations, and athletes, who emerge not just as champions winning laurels for the country but as individuals who receive the right nurturing, and are committed to their sport.

Sports Minister steps in: Clear sexual harassment cases in SAI in 4 weeks

January 18, 2020 8:18 am

Stressing that there is “zero tolerance” for sexual harassment at SAI centres, Rijiju promised to make the system of addressing harassment cases “more robust”.

Ex-SAI chief Neelam Kapur: Number of sexual harassment cases higher

January 17, 2020 11:06 am

According to data obtained by The Indian Express under the Right To Information (RTI) Act and from official reports, 29 of the 45 complaints from 2010 to 2019 were against coaches in sports such as gymnastics, athletics, weightlifting, boxing and wrestling.

10-year record at SAI: 45 complaints of sexual harassment, 29 against coaches

January 16, 2020 11:00 am

SAI did not reply to a detailed questionnaire sent to it. But the organisation’s former director-general, Jiji Thomson, said the athletes often withdraw their complaints or change their statements, fearing their careers would be impacted, which makes it difficult for them to take action.

Sports Authority of India begins to bring the classroom to the playground

September 02, 2019 4:54 am

The Indian government will provide tuitions in English, maths and science at national training centres.

Bangalore-based Brishti is first Indian female player in Spanish football league

May 16, 2019 10:53 pm

An ardent Ronaldinho fan, Brishti Bagchi was picked for trails to Houston Dash, a team that plays in the American National Women's Soccer League where she cleared the first two rounds. However, she could not make it to the team due to limited spots for international players but incidentally got picked by a Spanish scout for another trial in Spain.