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Sports Authority of India (SAI)

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

Jul 17, 2021 PTI

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

Badminton Association Writes To SAI To Conduct National Camp Ahead Of Domestic Season

Jul 13, 2021 PTI

The Badminton Association of India's wants to hold camps for both senior and junior shuttlers in three cities - Hyderabad, Guwahati and Bangalore

Tokyo Olympics: SAI DG Assures Contingency Plan Ready In Case Of COVID Emergency In Indian Contingent

The Olympics is scheduled to start from July 23 and contingency plans are in place to deal with any situation that might crop up because of the raging pandemic.

PV Sindhu To Get 'Advanced Recovery System' Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics, Elated Shuttler Thanks Govt

Jul 02, 2021 PTI

The system circulates ice water and delivers intermittent compression through specific wraps for an athlete's legs, arms, back and shoulders. SAI did not specify the cost of the equipment

SAI Allows Neeraj Chopra, Vinesh Phogat To Continue Training In Europe Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics

The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) allowed the duo to continue training overseas till the Tokyo Games

20 May, 2021

Government Widens Medical Cover For Athletes, Coaches In Wake Of COVID-19 Pandemic


All national campers, probable national campers, Khelo India athletes and junior campers training at SAI Centres of Excellence across the country will be provided an insurance cover

08 May, 2021

SAI To Pay For Olympic-bound Shooters' Training In Croatia


A 15-member Olympic-bound Indian team will leave for Zagreb, Croatia on May 11 in a chartered flight to participate in the European Championship in Osijek from May 20 to June 6.

29 April, 2021

Tokyo Olympic-bound Athletes Can Train During Quarantine, But Grant Of Leave Will Be Exception, Says SAI


The latest move comes after several athletes at various national camps across the country tested positive for COVID-19.

22 April, 2021

SAI Coach Arrested For Molesting Minor In Delhi

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The alleged incident happened at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in Delhi on April 10 and the SAI coach was arrested on the same day

07 April, 2021

36 Persons, Including 24 Athletes, Test Positive For COVID-19 In SAI Bhopal


The positive cases came to light during two rounds of precautionary tests on April 3 and 6. The SAI Bhopal Center doesn't house any Olympic probable

21 March, 2021

Sports Authority of India Allows Non-residential Athletes To Train In National Centre of Excellence


The non-residential athletes will be required to strictly follow all COVID-19 protocols in order to protect the bio-bubble made for the country's Tokyo Olympic-bound sportspersons.

20 March, 2021

ISSF Shooting World Cup: SAI Asks NRAI To Submit Report After Bio-bubble Breach By Shooters


The ISSF Shooting World Cup at the Dr Karni Singh Range was rocked after three shooters, including two from the Indian contingent, tested positive for COVID-19

24 January, 2021

SAI Takes Cognisance Of Alleged COVID Protocol Breach In Wrestling Nationals, Seeks Report


SAI has also requested the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to sensitise all National Sports Federations (NSFs) to follow the COVID-19 protocols

15 January, 2021

SAI Appoints Belarus' Nikolai Snesarev As Indian Athletics' Middle And Long Distance Coach


The 72-year-old has been appointed till the end of September, a period which will include the Tokyo Olympics scheduled to take place in July-August.

18 December, 2020

SAI Approves PV Sindhu's Request For Travelling Coach And Physio


Sindhu will return to competitive action in January next year after the coronavirus-induced break.

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.

04 November, 2020

SAI Demands Probe After Several Athletes Duped Through False Khelo India Advertisement

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The apex body has managed to get the bank details of the culprit and demanded an immediate probe into the matter.

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

Photo Gallery

Delhi police stand guard at Red Fort during 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmers organization against Central government's farm reform laws, in New Delhi.

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Farmers protest during their 'Bharat Bandh' against central government's three farm reform laws, at Devi Dass Pura on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Members of Bhartiya Kisan Union Ugrahan stop the Delhi-Shri Ganganagar Intercity Express during farmers' Bharat Bandh against central government's three farm reform laws, at Daun Kalan village near Patiala.

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A view of Red Fort during 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmers organization against Central government's farm reform laws, in New Delhi.

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People wade through a water-logged road after heavy rains in Ahmedabad.

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