Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Sports ministry


Sports Ministry signs MoUs with NTPC, REC; 2 PSUs pledge Rs 215 crore to NSDF

September 14, 2022 8:13 pm

NTPC has been supporting the archers since 2018 in partnership with Sports Ministry, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Archery Association of India (AAI) with an aim to provide world class facilities with international exposure to the talented players.

Sports Ministry requests FIFA, AFC to allow Indian clubs play AFC tournaments

August 19, 2022 5:58 pm

This is the first time AIFF has been banned by FIFA in its 85-year history, with the apex body saying there have been "flagrant violations of the FIFA Statutes".

FIFA's decision to suspend India unfortunate, says surprised CoA

August 16, 2022 8:11 pm

In a massive setback for the country, world football governing body FIFA suspended India for "undue influence from third parties" and said the U-17 Women's World Cup "cannot currently be held in India as planned".

Online application system for govt rewards and pension started

July 09, 2022 7:20 am

Active athletes who seek awards, rewards or any other form of government recognition can log on to the sports ministry portal and upload relevant documents needed for payment.

Two-time Worlds medallist Chris Walker appointed 'event based' India foreign coach ahead of CWG, Asiad

January 24, 2022 3:30 pm

According to a Sports Ministry release, Walker, who represented England in squash and cycling, will be "engaged" with the Indian team for 16 weeks.

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".