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Bajrang Punia Granted Additional Financial Aid of INR 1.76 Lakhs For Training

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Bajrang Punia will compete in international meets, including UWW Ranking events, the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as well as the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

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.


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

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

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26 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


17 July, 2021

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

PTI

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

PTI

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


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20 May, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

PTI

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

PTI

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


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15 September, 2020

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

PTI

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


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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.

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