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SAI Has Established Para Centre At Its Regional Centre In Gandhinagar: Thakur

SAI Has Established Para Centre At Its Regional Centre In Gandhinagar: Thakur

The centre is operational in the disciplines of athletics, swimming, powerlifting and table tennis.

10 February 2022
2022 Commonwealth Games Hockey Controversy: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Not Amused With India Pullout

2022 Commonwealth Games Hockey Controversy: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Not Amused With India Pullout

Hockey India decided not to send teams at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games citing COVID. The government says it was not consulted.

10 October 2021

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju Inaugurates India's First Sports Arbitration Centre in Gujarat

Kiren Rijiju stated that the Sports Arbitration Centre of India in Gujarat will have a far-reaching impact in India's sports sector by creating and...

'High Altitude Sports Training Centre' To Come Up Near Dharamsala, Says Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

'High Altitude Sports Training Centre' To Come Up Near Dharamsala, Says Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

Thakur, who has remained BCCI president, also played a major part in building cricket stadium in Dharamsala when he was head of state body

22 August 2021

Tokyo Olympic Silver-medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Given Hero's Welcome

The Olympic star was felicitated at a special ceremony organised by Sports Minister this evening

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17 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: First Batch Of Indian Athletes Given Rousing Send Off For The Games - Watch Video Here

Tokyo Olympics: First Batch Of Indian Athletes Given Rousing Send Off For The Games - Watch Video Here

A contingent of 88 members, which includes 54 athletes besides support staff and IOA representatives, departed for Tokyo on Saturday night


08 July 2021
Anurag Thakur, Former BCCI Chief, Takes Charge As Union Sports Minister

Anurag Thakur, Former BCCI Chief, Takes Charge As Union Sports Minister

Anurag takes over the Sports Ministry at a time when the athletes are in the final stage of their preparations for the Olympic Games starting July 23.


07 July 2021
Anurag Thakur, Ex-India Cricket Boss, Becomes Sports Minister

Anurag Thakur, Ex-India Cricket Boss, Becomes Sports Minister

Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur will replace Kiren Rijiju just ahead of Tokyo Olympics


22 June 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Says Additional COVID-19 Restrictions On India Athletes Is 'Discrimination'

Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Says Additional COVID-19 Restrictions On India Athletes Is 'Discrimination'

With the pandemic still raging, the Tokyo organisers have prescribed stricter regulations for travellers from 11 countries including India


20 May 2021
'Speak Properly,' Kiren Rijiju Admonishes Indian Olympic Association Boss Narinder Batra After Tokyo Review Goes Wrong

'Speak Properly,' Kiren Rijiju Admonishes Indian Olympic Association Boss Narinder Batra After Tokyo Review Goes Wrong

The sports minister had called for a meeting to discuss preparedness for Tokyo 2020. Unhappy with Batra's behaviour, Rijiju left in a huff


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18 April 2021
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Tests Positive For COVID-19

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Lok Sabha MP from the Arunachal West constituency of Arunachal Pradesh is also the Minister of State for Minority Affairs.


17 December 2020
India Pledges $1 Million To World Anti-Doping Agency For Scientific Research

India Pledges $1 Million To World Anti-Doping Agency For Scientific Research

India's donation comes at a time when its anti-doping program has been affected by suspension of National Dope Testing Laboratory


08 December 2020
Kiren Rijiju Shares Massive Plan To Employ Retired Sportspersons

Kiren Rijiju Shares Massive Plan To Employ Retired Sportspersons

Kiren Rijiju urged the corporate houses to come together to help create a sports-loving society


07 December 2020
India Doping: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Urges WADA To Lift Suspension, Says NDTL Has Taken Corrective Steps

India Doping: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Urges WADA To Lift Suspension, Says NDTL Has Taken Corrective Steps

The world anti-doping watchdog (WADA) first suspended NDTL's accreditation in August 2019 for a period of six months, then extended the ban citing...


11 July 2020
'Don't Want To Degrade My Own Colleagues But Even In Parliament, There Is No Knowledge' About Sports: Kiren Rijiju Laments

'Don't Want To Degrade My Own Colleagues But Even In Parliament, There Is No Knowledge' About Sports: Kiren Rijiju Laments

Kiren Rijijiu was amazed that his colleagues felt that people like Jyoti Kumari, Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and Rameshwar Gurjar -- who became social media...


08 July 2020
Have Asked Every State To Adopt One Sport: Kiren Rijiju

Have Asked Every State To Adopt One Sport: Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said a country as big as India has the potential to focus on multiple disciplines if all states embrace a sport each


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18 April 2020
AITA Abolishes 'Life' Posts On Sports Ministry's Direction

AITA Abolishes 'Life' Posts On Sports Ministry's Direction

The decision means that senior sports administrator Anil Khanna and former external affairs ministers S M Krishna and Yashwant Sinha cannot remain with the...


10 December 2019
Ministry Will File Affidavit On Delhi High Court's Stay Order On Appointment Of Sports Code Review Panel: Kiren Rijiju

Ministry Will File Affidavit On Delhi High Court's Stay Order On Appointment Of Sports Code Review Panel: Kiren Rijiju

On November 26, the Sports Ministry had formed a 13-member committee with former Supreme Court judge Justice (Retd) Mukundakam Sharma as chairman to review the...


10 August 2019
BCCI Under NADA: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Hails Landmark Decision

BCCI Under NADA: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Hails Landmark Decision

BCCI formally agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). An agreement was reached after a meeting between Sports Secretary Radhe...


10 July 2019
WATCH: Dutee Chand's 100m Gold Medal Sprint In World University Games, President Ram Nath Kovind, Kiren Rijiju Praise Her

WATCH: Dutee Chand's 100m Gold Medal Sprint In World University Games, President Ram Nath Kovind, Kiren Rijiju Praise Her

Dutee Chand bagged the gold medal in 100m of the World University Games, held in Naples. She clocked the race in 11.32 seconds, meanwhile, she also has the...


14 June 2019
India's Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Surprises Athletes At Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium With A Visit

India's Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Surprises Athletes At Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium With A Visit

India's new Sports Minister (replaced Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore) Kiren Rijiju visited athletes at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for a morning job.


31 May 2019
Kiren Rijiju Replaces Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore As Sports Minister In PM Narendra Modi's New Cabinet

Kiren Rijiju Replaces Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore As Sports Minister In PM Narendra Modi's New Cabinet

Rijiju, 47, who is BJP's face in Northeast, had served as the Minister of State for Home Affairs


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