Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): Amid India's substandard performance in the ongoing Intercontinental Cup, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said the country needs to put a lot of efforts for the growth of football in the country.
Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 13 (ANI): Deepthika Puthran, a powerlifter and fisherman's daughter, was assured of help by Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju after she tweeted to him after being selected to participate in Commonwealth Powerlifting Championship in Canada in September thi
New Delhi (India), July 11 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said in Lok Sabha on Thursday that the government's policy is to permit all qualified athletes belonging to any National Olympic Committee recognised by it to participate in the sporting events taking place in India.
New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju said that he has sent the good wishes to the Indian cricket team on Tuesday, ahead of their semi-final clash against New Zealand in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 7 (ANI): As India have made their way into the World Cup semi-finals, Union Minister Of Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said that he is 'extremely optimistic' that India will lift the Cup for the third time.
New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday lauded the Indian team on reaching the semi-finals of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Patiala (Punjab) [India], June 29 (ANI): Amidst the prize money controversy going on between athletes and state government, Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday assured players that they will get the prize money and other facilities on time as guaranteed by the central government.
New Delhi [India], Jun 28 (ANI): In an attempt to escape fighting with six-time world champion Mary Kom, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said he had to use the excuse of not fighting with women to avoid a boxing match.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the stupendous victory of Indian women's hockey team in the FIH Series Finals, saying the win will not only popularise the game but will also inspire young girls to excel in the sport.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday attended a yoga event at Najafgarh here organised to celebrate the International Yoga Day.
New Delhi [India], Jun 20 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday lifted the sanctions imposed on India to host international sporting events with immediate effect.
New Delhi [India], Jun 19 (ANI): The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday felicitated the Indian archery contingent for their performance at the World Archery Championships held in Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.