Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju hopeful of resolving Commonwealth Games matter

Indian shooters had won a total of 16 medals out of the country’s tally of 66 in Gold Coast to top the table.

published on : 7th September 2019

Swimming coach from Goa sacked for alleged molestation, Kiren Rijiju promises stern action

Surajit Ganguly, a coach employed with the Goa Swimming Association (GSA), has been accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl who was training under him.

published on : 5th September 2019

Kiren Rijiju writes for including shooting in 2022 Commonwealth Games, CGF says no

In his letter to Morgan, Rijiju said shooting is a popular sport in India and it's exclusion has "agitated" a lot of stakeholders back home.

published on : 4th September 2019

Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci lauds students performing gymnastic moves

In the TikTok video which has been viewed over 5 lakh times on Twitter, the two kids could be seen performing somersaults and cartwheels with apparent ease.

published on : 31st August 2019

Kiren Rijiju pays tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary

Rijiju said that 'Fit India Movement' that will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will develop India as a sporting powerhouse.

published on : 29th August 2019

Sumit Nagal, Prajnesh Gunneswaran are our new potential stars: Kiren Rijiju

Sumit had also earned praise from Federer who said that the 22-year-old will have a solid career in the future. 

published on : 28th August 2019

Cash on delivery for medallists

The sports ministry has cash awards for medal winners from the Olympic, Asian and Commonwealth Games.

published on : 28th August 2019

It's too early to call for 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Shooting has been axed from the 2022 edition by Birmingham Organising Committee, citing logistical issues.

published on : 27th August 2019

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju presents Rs 10 lakh cheque to world champion PV Sindhu

The Hyderabadi had defeated Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in a lop-sided World Championships final on Sunday.

published on : 27th August 2019

World Champion shuttler PV Sindhu meets PM Modi, earns praise

Sindhu on Sunday demolished Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the final of the women's singles event to clinch gold in Basel, Switzerland. 

published on : 27th August 2019

Kiren Rijiju asked IOA to come back after meeting Commonwealth Games Federation chief: Narinder Batra

IOA president Narinder Batra met Rijiju on Friday along with Boxing Federation of India chief Ajay Singh.

published on : 24th August 2019

Delhi-based hearing and speech impaired artist Apoorv Om set to fulfil his dreams despite all odds

Hearing and speech impaired activist Apoorv Om on his many acheivements in yoga and technology

published on : 22nd August 2019

MP's 'Bolt' Rameshwar Gurjar flatters to deceive in trials but Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju assures full support

The national 100m record is 10.26 seconds, set by Amia Kumar Malik in 2016, as per the Athletics Federation of India website.

published on : 19th August 2019

BCCI under NADA: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju welcomes move

Kiren Rijiju termed BCCI's decision to come under the ambit of National Anti-Doping Agency as a major positive turn of events.

published on : 10th August 2019

2022 Commonwealth Games boycott call unfair for athletes from other sports

As far as posturing goes, this is perhaps an only step to put pressure on the Commonwealth Games Federation.

published on : 30th July 2019
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