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Ministry sets October target for training restart at SAI centres

To begin with, athletes who are part of the TOPS developmental group, will start training followed by others.

21 hours ago

Wrestling coaches back, begin hotel quarantine

Shako is staying at a hotel in New Delhi for seven days before flying out for Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) in Vijayanagar, Karnataka, where he will quarantine for another week.

01 Aug 2020

Delayed shooting camp from August 17?

According to the sources, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) recently got in touch with all the stakeholders and informed them about the tentative commencement date, which is August 17.

31 Jul 2020

Delhi High Court to hear Equestrian Federation of India appeal on September 24

The Delhi HC accepted an application filed by the Equestrian Federation of India in response to an order issued by it on July 20.

29 Jul 2020

Pandemic halts athletes’ recruitment

Railways, Petroleum and Services sports boards unable to hold trials, wait for situation to improve.

28 Jul 2020

Extradition flight for Georgian coaches to India

“It’s (travel to India) is almost final. We will get confirmation on Monday. We are scheduled to board the flight from Tbilisi,” Shako told this newspaper from Georgia.

27 Jul 2020

Fresh lockdown disrupts elite shooters' training

While a week-long lockdown was imposed in Kolhapur on Monday, Bhopal was shut down for 10 days from Friday midnight to control the spread of the virus.

26 Jul 2020

Wrestlers yet to get full contractual fees 

AMID much fanfare, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) announced annual central contracts for Indian wrestlers in November 2018.

24 Jul 2020

Delhi HC asks top EFI officials to step down

Rajasthan Equestrian Association (REA) had filed an application on July 17 accusing the EFI of violation of the National Sports Development Code for reserving key posts for Indian Army officers.

22 Jul 2020

Shooting camp may not begin on August 1

The resumption decision has not gone down well with shooters and coaches staying in areas hit badly by the pandemic.

21 Jul 2020

Railways wary about resuming training after boxing camp fiasco

Given the fact that it has the largest pool of international and national players, there were calls from various disciplines to at least resume basic training for athletes.

19 Jul 2020

Wrestling camp still on hold

Many core grapplers hesitant to join, wish to practice at home till end of July and reassess.

16 Jul 2020

Hockey player Devindar Walmiki going Dutch, literally

Walmiki will stay in Wassenaar, an affluent suburb near The Hague. “We have rented a flat in a three-storey apartment there.

13 Jul 2020

Target trouble: Core group shooters face ammunition shortage

Sports Authority of India (SAI) has opened Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi from Wednesday for elite shooters to start their preparations for the 2021 Olympics.

12 Jul 2020

Bajrang Punia and Jitender Kinha unlikely to join proposed national camp

Women wrestlers like Sakshi Malik and Pooja Dhanda have already expressed their reservations citing the prevalent situation in the wake of the pandemic.

10 Jul 2020