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.
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.
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,
May 13, 2015 12:47 pm
Express takes stock of where the athletes in the short-list stand currently — to see what has worked for them and what hasn’t in the last 24 months.
March 20, 2015 9:57 am
Govt said that it would do everything possible to provide support as her appeal at the CAS comes up for hearing.
March 11, 2015 1:15 am
The hockey team, for instance, is ranked ninth and even though it has qualified for the Olympics, it won’t be eligible according to the new norms.
February 10, 2015 11:55 am
Government sent out contracts to 75 hand-picked athletes under their proposed Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).
January 03, 2015 10:21 pm
The primary objective of this programme is to harness the country’s sports talent in rural areas: Sonowal
December 10, 2014 7:26 pm
Ministry for Social Justice and Empowerment will also give Rs 2 lakh to each of the players.
September 18, 2014 2:41 am
The boxing coach had also filed an RTI with regard to the Arjuna award being given to Jai Bhagwan while Manoj was being ignored.