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

Sep 26, 2021 PTI

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 establishing credibility for itself.

Ministry Makes Dope Violators Eligible For National Sports Honours, Provided Ban Period Served

Sep 08, 2021 PTI

The decision will help boxer Amit Panghal, who was nominated twice for the Arjuna award but has not been considered because of a dope violation

'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

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

Jul 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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 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

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

18 June, 2021

National Sports Awards: Deadline Extended For Submission Of Applications


The Sports Ministry had on May 20 invited applications for the national sports awards, allowing eligible athletes, coaches, universities and other entities to self-nominate and apply online

11 June, 2021

COVID-19 Impact: Sports Ministry Decides Not To Send Its Delegation To Tokyo Olympics


A total of 100 Indian athletes have so far qualified and another 25 to 35 might make the cut for the delayed Tokyo Olympics scheduled from July 23

20 May, 2021

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

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

17 April, 2021

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.


01 February, 2021

Sports Budget Takes INR 230.78 Crore Cut In Olympics Year, Flagship Khelo India Sees Biggest Reduction


In the last financial year, the government had allocated Rs 2826.92 crore for sports, which was later revised to Rs 1800.15 crore because of the lack of activity caused by the pandemic

30 November, 2020

Triple Jumper Arpinder Singh Questions Sports Ministry's Decision To Drop Him From Tops


The 27-year-old Arpinder, who won a gold in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, was dropped from the TOPS core group

06 November, 2020

Fake Khelo India Advertisement: Three Arrested In Uttar Pradesh For Duping Grassroot-Level Athletes

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The advertisement invited applications from athletes to take part in the Khelo India Games scheduled to be held in Panchkula in Haryana in 2021.

17 September, 2020

Delhi High Court's Nod Not Required To Grant Recognition To Sports Bodies: SC


A Supreme Court bench said the Centre was not required to seek the consent of the high court before granting recognition to various sports federations

15 September, 2020

SAI Upgrades COVID-19 SOP, Tells Athletes To Self-isolate For 15 Days Before Joining Camps


A six-member committee had in May formulated the original SOP for the resumption of sporting activities. National camps have resumed for boxing, athletics and badminton

09 September, 2020

Why Was Jeje Lalpekhlua Overlooked For Arjuna Award - Mizoram Football Association Seeks Answer

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Jeje Lalpekhlua has been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on three separate occasions, but each time, he was "overlooked"


29 August, 2020

National Sports Awards : Kiren Rijiju Announces Increased Prize Money

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Kiren Rijiju made the announcement on the occasion of the 115th birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand, which is celebrated as National Sports Day in India

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi presides over a meeting of AICC general secretaries, at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Congress President Sonia Gandhi presides over a meeting of AICC general secretaries, at the party headquarters in New Delhi. Party leader Rahul Gandhi is also seen.

PTI Photo / Kamal Singh

A worker sorts onions at Ghazipur wholesale vegetable market, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

A pickup truck crosses a flooded parking lot in Oroville, California. A massive storm barreled toward Southern California on Monday after causing flooding across the northern half of the state.

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A Sri Lankan government school teacher sprays disinfectant on the palm of a primary student at the beginning of lessons at a school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities recommenced all primary schools that had...

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