Thakur, who has remained BCCI president, also played a major part in building cricket stadium in Dharamsala when he was head of state body
The Olympic star was felicitated at a special ceremony organised by Sports Minister this evening
A contingent of 88 members, which includes 54 athletes besides support staff and IOA representatives, departed for Tokyo on Saturday night
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.
Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur will replace Kiren Rijiju just ahead of Tokyo Olympics
With the pandemic still raging, the Tokyo organisers have prescribed stricter regulations for travellers from 11 countries including India
The sports minister had called for a meeting to discuss preparedness for Tokyo 2020. Unhappy with Batra's behaviour, Rijiju left in a huff
The Lok Sabha MP from the Arunachal West constituency of Arunachal Pradesh is also the Minister of State for Minority Affairs.
India's donation comes at a time when its anti-doping program has been affected by suspension of National Dope Testing Laboratory
Kiren Rijiju urged the corporate houses to come together to help create a sports-loving society
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 non-conformation to international standards
Kiren Rijijiu was amazed that his colleagues felt that people like Jyoti Kumari, Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and Rameshwar Gurjar -- who became social media sensations -- were Olympic prospects
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
The decision means that senior sports administrator Anil Khanna and former external affairs ministers S M Krishna and Yashwant Sinha cannot remain with the federation as Life Presidents
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 controversial code after it was rejected by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA)
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 Shyam Julaniya and BCCI CEO Rahul Johri. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju hailed the decision, stating that it is "in the interest of the sports and sportspersons."
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 national record with 11.24 seconds. Also, President Ram Nath Kovind, Kiren Rijiju congratulated her via Twitter.
India's new Sports Minister (replaced Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore) Kiren Rijiju visited athletes at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for a morning job.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu pay tribute at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.PTI Photo
Policemen and followers stand outside mortuary during postmortem of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, who was found dead at the Baghambari Gaddi Math in mysterious condition, in...PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi along with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu (R) offer prayers at Golden Temple in Amritsar.PTI Photo
External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar meets Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in New York. A wide ranging conversation on different aspects of our relationship. RoK’s New Southern Policy and...PTI Photo
External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar meets with a key ASEAN partner Indonesia Foreign Minister Menlu RI. Discussed regional developments. Shared interests and common perspectives drive our strong cooperation.PTI Photo
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