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New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Shooter Abhinav Bindra on Thursday said 'in sports, yesterday never counts' after boxer Nikhat Zareen wrote a letter to Sports Ministry saying that rules were bent to give Mary Kom a direct entry into the Tokyo Olympics.
Updated : 16 hours, 43 min ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Boxer Nikhat Zareen on Thursday wrote a letter to the Sports Ministry asking the body to give her a "fair" chance to contest the qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. She also stated that rules were bent to give Mary Kom a direct entry into the global games
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New Delhi [India], Oct 13 (ANI): Ministry of sports on Sunday decided to allow national and state sports federations, leagues and clubs to organise sports events in all sporting facilities owned by the government, free of cost, in an attempt of provide impetus to the Fit India Movement.
Updated : 2 weeks, 3 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 30 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that he stands with the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and added that sentiments of both federations are justified.
Updated : 2 weeks, 5 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 28 (ANI): Union Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry on Saturday sanctioned Rs 7.87 crore as an out-of-pocket allowance for 2625 Khelo India (KI) athletes.
Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 21 (ANI): Ministry of Sports will create 20 National Centres of Excellence (NCE) in order to groom athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Every Centre of Excellence will designate funds for four to six specific sports.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 14 (ANI): Sports Ministry's Joint Secretary Inder Dhamija has asked Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) to let Indian Olympic Association (IOA) carry out the selection trials for upcoming FIG World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics to be held from October
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New Delhi [India], Sept 10 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Tuesday derecognised the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for violating the National Sports Development Code of India, 2011.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is scheduled to lay down the foundation stone of the expanded facility of Sports Injury Centre on August 30.
New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that the Ministry will appeal against the decision of the WADA suspending the accreditation of India's National Dope Testing Laboratory for six months over failing to match the International Standards for L
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New Delhi [India], Aug 5 (ANI): Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Monday conveyed congratulations to wrestler Vinesh Phogat on winning gold medal in women's 53kg category at Poland Open.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], July 27 (ANI): Indian sprinter Dutee Chand's nomination for Arjuna Award and cricketer Harbhajan Singh's nomination for Khel Ratna were rejected by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.