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Ex Lankan Sports Minister held for misappropriating Rs 39 million

Sri Lanka's former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage was today arrested for allegedly misappropriating over Rs 39 million four years ago to buy sports goods.

published on : 16th April 2018

Abhinav Bindra asks Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore to relieve him from National Observer's post

Recently, Olympic medallists boxer MC Mary Kom and wrestler Sushil Kumar also resigned from their respective National Observer's post.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Sri Lanka Sports Minister Jayasekera ready to dissolve cricket board to resurrect fortunes

Sri Lanka is going through a difficult transition phase and the current administration has been blamed for the team's poor run in international cricket.​

published on : 6th December 2017

Olympic ban for Russia's World Cup organizing chief Vitaly Mutko

After Sochi, the IOC ruled the host nation operated a doping program and tampered with Russian athletes' urine samples. Still, Mutko has maintained a prominent role in Russian sports.

published on : 6th December 2017

Sri Lanka announces ODI squad against India after sports minister's ratification

Dinesh Chandimal was left out of the 16-member Sri Lankan one-day squad for the three-match series against India despite his face-saving century in the ongoing third Test.

published on : 6th December 2017

Sri Lankan Sports Minister stops cricketers leaving for India for ODI series

Dayasiri Jayasekera stopped nine cricketers leaving for India on Tuesday to take part in a one-day series because he was unhappy with the team choice, sources said.

published on : 5th December 2017

It's upto WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

NADA was told by the BCCI that the government body has no jurisdiction to conduct dopes tests on Indian cricketers.

published on : 19th November 2017

Israeli sports minister asks Italy to rein in soccer racism

Miri Regev's office says a letter dispatched to Luca Lotti called the display "despicable" and accused thousands of Lazio fans of openly identifying with neo-Nazi symbols.

published on : 25th October 2017

Personal security of visiting teams important: Rajyavardhan Rathore after stone attack on Aussies in Guwahati

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today reacted sharply to the incident of stone- throwing on the Australian cricket team's bus in Guwahati.

published on : 11th October 2017

National School and College Games in December and January: Sports Minister

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today announced the launch of National School and College Games in December and January next year respectively.

published on : 3rd October 2017

Misgovernance in NSFs won't be tolerated: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Rathore said from now on the ministry will only take policy decisions on sports, the execution of which will be left to professionals.

published on : 26th September 2017

Revamped 'Khelo India' to focus on all-round development: Sports Minister

The Khelo India initiative, with a fresh face, will not only focus on infrastructure development but also aim to achieve holistic development of sports in the country.

published on : 20th September 2017

Leave administrator mentality, Sports Minister Rathore tells SAI officials

The Sports Minister delivered the message during a surprise visit to check Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium's preparations for the upcoming Under-17 FIFA World Cup.

published on : 6th September 2017

Sprinting legend Milkha Singh hails Rathore's appointment as sports minister

Wishing Rathore the very best for his new stint, the 'Flying Sikh' said it is one of his long-time wishes that has come true with the reshuffle.

published on : 3rd September 2017

Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed as new sports minister

Athens Olympic silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was today appointed the new sports minister in place of Vijay Goel.

published on : 3rd September 2017
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