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Dope violators eligible for national sports honours if ban period served: Sports ministry

September 08, 2021 4:17 pm

Various national federations, like the Wrestling Federation of India, have their own disciplinary framework to fine or ban coaches who are found guilty of supplying banned substances or encouraging their usage

Sports Ministry to spend Rs 73.14 lakh on Olympic-bound sailors' European training stint

May 07, 2021 4:59 pm

Nethra Kumanan (laser radial), Vishnu Saravanan (laser standard) as well as KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar (skiff 49er) will train in Europe ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

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.

54 National Sports Federations lose recognition after High Court order

June 26, 2020 1:20 pm

The sports ministry were forced to take an u-turn on the extension of federations' recognition after Delhi High Court issued an order related to governance issues.

Sports Ministry withdraws provisional recognition of 54 NSFs after High Court order

June 25, 2020 5:06 pm

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday observed that the sports ministry didn't comply with its February 7 order and took the decision without "informing the court in advance".

Recognition for National Sports Federations on hold after HC raps sports ministry

June 25, 2020 1:49 pm

The Delhi High Court confronted the sports ministry’s counsel with its February 7 order, in which it had directed the Indian Olympic Federation (IOA) as well as the ministry to not take a decision in relation to the federations without informing the court.

Sports Ministry grants recognition to 54 NSFs till Sept 2020; archery, PCI left out

May 11, 2020 7:36 pm

While the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) initially found a place in 2019, it was de-recognised by the ministry in September last year for violating the National Sports Code.

Sports Ministry doubles pension amount for international medallists

June 07, 2018 9:19 pm

An Olympic medallist is now entitled to a pension of Rs 20,000 per month with the Sports Ministry doubling the amount following a revision in its pension policy.

In fact: Why govt offer to fund iconic tourneys can be a game-changer

November 20, 2015 12:28 am

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.

Purse to Podiums: How 'TOPS' affecting Indian pugilists

May 14, 2015 11:39 am

Here is a comprehensive list of who got what under the TOPS as far as the boxers are concerned,