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Sports Ministry Issued 6,801.30 Crore For Multiple Sports Development Schemes In Last 5 Years

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Anurag Thakur, who took over from Kiren Rijiju as the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports earlier this year, said that Rs 7,072.28 was allocated to the ministry.

Sonowal, Mary Kom Exhort Youth To Play Effective Role In Nation-Building

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Union minister also highly praised sports icon MC Mary Kom, who was present on the occasion, for her dedication towards her different responsibilities.


India Leg Of 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay In January

The Relay will begin on October 7, and the Baton will travel for 269 days, covering approximately 140,000 kilometres, having over 7,500 Baton-bearers.

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

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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


Nishad Kumar Wins Silver For India In High Jump At Tokyo Paralympics 2020

Nishad jumped 2.06m and was tied with Dallas Wise of USA for the second spot. Both were awarded joint silver

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05 August, 2021

Olympics Sports: Grit, Guts And Glory But Where's The Money?

Shruti Sonal

There is much chest-thumping and patting of backs, but few are spending big money to support Olympics sports. While stars such as Mary Kom and PV Sindhu are currently the influencers of the season, but why do their brand value fade in comparison to cricketers?


07 July, 2021

Dinesh Karthik Wants To Break Stereotype Wherein Commentary In India Is Seen As Post-retirement Option

PTI

While the Indian team went on a 20-day break after the final, Karthik moved on to his next assignment - the limited overs series between Sri Lanka and England.


22 June, 2021

Former Indian Athletics Coach Yuri Ogorodnik Dies In Ukraine: AFI

PTI

Yuri Ogorodnik was associated with Indian athletics for nearly two decades since the early 2000s, training the Indian athletes during his multiple stints


08 May, 2021

COVID-19 Takes Away Two Gold-Winning Hockey Olympians In A Day - MK Kaushik, Ravinder Pal Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Kaushik and Singh were part of the 1980 Indian hockey team that struck gold at Moscow Olympics


08 December, 2020

Kiren Rijiju Shares Massive Plan To Employ Retired Sportspersons

PTI

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

PTI

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


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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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