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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,

Purse to Podiums: How effective is 'TOPS'

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.

To back Dutee Chand, ministry withdraws hyperandrogenism rules

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.

Ministry sets stricter norms for qualifying

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.

New government scheme may see athletes snap old ties

February 10, 2015 11:55 am

Government sent out contracts to 75 hand-picked athletes under their proposed Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).

Sports complex in each block: Sonowal

January 03, 2015 10:21 pm

The primary objective of this programme is to harness the country’s sports talent in rural areas: Sonowal

Sports Ministry hands Rs 5 lakh cash reward to each member of Blind World Cup team

December 10, 2014 7:26 pm

Ministry for Social Justice and Empowerment will also give Rs 2 lakh to each of the players.

Shot in the arm: Asiad-bound Manoj cleared by Sports Ministry for Arjuna

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.