Miffed weightlifters to return ‘Bangla Gaurav’ award
Indian veteran weightlifters Jyotsna Mukherjee and Chay Adok have decided to return their ‘Bangla Gaurav’ award, expressing discontent with the West Bengal government for allegedly giving secondary treatment to the sport in the state.
Rajyavardhan Rathore: National Sports University Bill to focus on budding sportsperson
Hours after Parliament passed the National Sports University Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said that the bill will focus on every need of a budding sportsperson.
National Sports Code ensuring transparency to be introduced soon: Rathore
The sports minister reiterated that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) will undergo a structural reform in the coming years in wake of enhancing the efficiency of the body.
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu launches sports talent search portal
VP Naidu said that the launch of a sports talent search portal by the Centre will not only help in identifying the best talent, but will also provide a level playing field to all applicants and create a competitive environment to spot the best talent
Sports University to soon come up in Uttar Pradesh
The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling to start a sports university with an emphasis on courses pertaining to Indian sports.
Vijay Goel: No bilateral cricket series with Pak till terrorism remains
"I have already made it clear that any bilateral series with Pakistan is almost impossible because there cannot be sports relations between the two countries until there is terrorism from the Pakistani side," Goel said.