Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Sports Authority of India (SAI)

Aveenash Pandoo Appointed India’s First Weightlifting High-Performance Director Until Paris 2024

Jan 14, 2022 PTI

Aveenash Pandoo will come to India with more than two decades of coaching experience in South Africa and Indonesia. He was instrumental in helping two Indonesian lifters win medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Senior women's hockey camp starts with 60 players, list to be pruned down to 33

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The players have been selected on the basis of their performance at the recently-held 11th senior women's national championship, the inter-department national championship and other Hockey India sanctioned domestic events.

SAI Gives Promotions To 5 Tokyo Olympics Stars; Announces Grant For Late Ngangom Dingko Singh's Family

Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-medallist and an Arjuna award-winning boxer, aged 42, died of liver cancer in June this year.

‘Stressed’ Women’s Boxing High-Performance Director Raffaele Bergamasco To Fly Back To Italy

Sep 28, 2021 PTI

According to Bergamasco, he has been waiting for a month now writing several emails but there is no communication from the BFI.

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

13 July, 2021

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


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

07 July, 2021

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.

02 July, 2021

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


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

18 June, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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