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Vaulting from Midnapore to Tokyo: Pranati Nayak

May 09, 2021 2:35 pm

As an 8-year-old, gymnast Pranati Nayak was rejected by a coach for being too thin. Now she is leaving nothing to chance ahead of her maiden Olympics, including training her palate for Japanese food.

30 found COVID positive in SAI tests at Patiala, Bengaluru; no Olympic-bound athlete in list

April 01, 2021 2:43 pm

Thirty sportspersons and support staff across disciplines were found to be COVID-19 positive after 741 precautionary tests were conducted at the National Centres of Excellence in Patiala and Bengaluru.

Khelo India Youth Games: Host Haryana discusses plan of action with Centre, SAI

March 04, 2021 11:04 am

While Punjab had hosted the national games in 2011, this will be for the first time that Haryana will play host to a multi-game event

Facilities at Centres of Excellence will be at par with three star hotels: Sports Authority of India

January 28, 2021 5:32 pm

Facilities at Sports Authority of India's Centres of Excellence (COE) will soon be at par with three star hotels with the nodal body approving projects worth Rs 100 crore for development and infrastructure upgradation.

Express Impact: SAI seeks report over flouting of social distancing norms during Wrestling Nationals

January 24, 2021 7:03 pm

The Sports Authority of India sought a report from the Wrestling Federation of India after the Indian Express reported that Wrestling Nationals flouted social distancing norms.

Arjuna award winning para badminton player alleges immigration fraud

January 20, 2021 1:06 am

In a complaint lodged with Patiala SSP on December 1 last year, Raj Kumar's younger brother, Gurpreet, named Poonam Rani, wife of Kamal Kumar, for orchestrating the alleged fraud.

Sports Ministry decides to name new, upgraded SAI facilities after sportspersons

January 17, 2021 11:13 pm

Very few of the country's sports facilities, including venues hosting events and training centres, are named after former sportspersons and this has often led to a debate on whether enough is being done to keep their achievements in public consciousness.

SAI demands probe after several athletes duped through false Khelo India advertisement

November 04, 2020 9:30 pm

SAI said the advertisement also used "logos of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Sports Authority of India and Khelo India, which misled several athletes to believe it to be a government advertisement."

SAI forms inquiry committee to investigate boxers' alleged quarantine violation

July 11, 2020 7:41 pm

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Saturday formed an inquiry committee to investigate three boxers' alleged violation of COVID-19 quarantine norms at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala.

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.