Indraneel Das

The Volker Herrmann interview: 'India should compete in high-level events'

There were speculations on his sudden departure from Indian athletics, but High Performance Director Volker Herrmann did not want to delve into it.

13 hours ago

AIBA presidential candidate Umar Kremlev confident of getting back into IOC fold in six months post elections

Russian Boxing Federation secretary general Umar Kremlev is among seven candidates contesting for the AIBA president’s post.

19 Nov 2020

Parliamentary committee takes Gagan and Sushil's inputs

The discussion was not just limited to next year's Games. The committee headed by Vinay Sahasrabuddhe listened to the two Olympians and their suggestion for improving sports in the country too.

18 Nov 2020

Hemanta Kalita contender for BFI secretary post

Talk of BJP MLA Shelar entering the fray changes mood in boxing fraternity

18 Nov 2020

Sports lawyer Rahul Mehra moves HC to quash recognition of NSFs

Lawyer fighting for sports code implementation tells court all those given go-ahead are non-compliant.

04 Nov 2020

Athletics Federation of India chief Adille Sumariwalla guns for Olympic glory on final stretch

Ways to monetise marathons at district levels and licensing fees, registering Indian Athletics brand as a trademark are a couple worth mentioning.

31 Oct 2020

Parliamentary view of Olympics preparation

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said the panel's deliberations and eventual recommendations would aim at empowering all stakeholders.

30 Oct 2020

Parliamentary committee to oversee Olympic preparations

The first meeting of the HRD Parliamentary standing committee headed by Vinay Sahasrabuddhe was held in New Delhi on Tuesday. 

28 Oct 2020

Ravinder Chaudhry set to take over AFI secretary

Chaudhry, who is representing Chandigarh Athletics Association in the electoral college, is a vice-president of the AFI and will replace CK Valson.

24 Oct 2020

Two names for AFI secretary post, Anju set to be senior vice president

Ravinder Chaudhury and Sandeep Mehta -- whose names were doing the rounds have filed their nomination for the post of secretary.

22 Oct 2020

Indian women boxers off to Italy sans recovering Lovlina

The team, originally supposed to leave last week, were asked to stall their departure after Lovlina Borgohain tested positive for Covid-19 on October 15.

22 Oct 2020

Recognition for 11 more NSFs

Out of the 11, eight have been given recognition only until December 31, as elections in these federations are due.

21 Oct 2020

12 more federations get sports ministry recognition

Interestingly, two federations — Rowing Federation of India and Indian Golf Union — which were given provisional recognition after the first set of 54 NSFs in May, feature in the new affidavit.

19 Oct 2020

Men boxers off to Paris

A day after a COVID-19 scare, the men’s national boxing team were set to fly out for a 50-day competition-cum-training trip of Europe.

17 Oct 2020

Lovlina positive, boxers may fly in batches

She was part of the 28-member contingent that was supposed to leave in batches for Europe.

16 Oct 2020