Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju tests positive for COVID-19, says he is feeling 'fit and fine'

Rijiju was in Uttarakhand on Friday to inaugurate a Water Sports and Adventure Institute in Tehri.

published on : 17th April 2021

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju expecting double digit medal haul in Tokyo Olympics

Kiren Rijiju is expecting an unprecedented double digit medal haul from the Indian athletes in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 14th April 2021

Fitness is the solution to all physical and mental problems: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju said that fitness is the solution to all physical and mental problems and added that let's maintain a better body to feel great.

published on : 12th April 2021

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates Khelo India State Centre of Excellence for rowing in Srinagar

This is one of the two KISCEs from Jammu and Kashmir, with the Maulana Azad Stadium for fencing in Jammu being the other.

published on : 10th April 2021

Sports Minister reviews Indian athletes' preparation for Tokyo Olympics with IOA officials

According to sources, the matter of COVID-19 vaccination of India's Olympic-bound athletes was not discussed during the meeting.

published on : 1st April 2021

Yogasana included in Khelo India Youth Games 2021, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

In December last year, the Sports Minister had recognised Yogasana as a competitive sport during an event enabling the ancient practice to avail govt funding.

published on : 25th March 2021

After ISSF World Cup, Kiren Rijiju hopeful of Indian shooters doing wonders at Tokyo

India are heading the medals tally by some distance having so far won nine gold, five silver and as many bronze for a total of 19 podium finishes in the tournament at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

published on : 24th March 2021

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju bats for hosting Olympics in India

Kiren Rijiju said the Olympic movement is not complete till India hosts an edition of the quadrennial sporting extravaganza.

published on : 5th March 2021

Stick to professional duties: Kiren Rijiju advises badminton coach Mathias Boe for remarks on I-T raid

Mathias Boe requested Kiren Rijiju to help Pannu after the Income Tax department raided properties linked to her over alleged tax evasion.

published on : 5th March 2021

Gulmarg will be an international destination for Winter Sports: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Rijiju said the players have prepared well for the upcoming Winter Games and the showpiece event will be organised with great fervour.

published on : 26th February 2021

Kiren Rijiju defends decision to rename Motera's Sardar Patel stadium after PM Narendra Modi

The stadium, which has a capacity of 1.32 lakh, was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday.

published on : 24th February 2021

Shorter and convenient quarantine period is being planned for shooting World Cup: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju made it clear that providing vaccine shots falls in the domain of the health ministry but they will ensure that participants do not feel any inconvenience.

published on : 24th February 2021

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju shares hosting 2032 Olympics dream

The reported cost of CWG 2010 in Delhi was Rs 70,608 crore. The cost for hosting the Summer Games will be much greater and it also needs a green signal from the Centre. 

published on : 23rd February 2021

After COVID warriors, Olympic-bound athletes to get vaccine jab: Kiren Rijiju

The Sports Ministry had requested the Health Ministry to put Tokyo Olympic-bound athletes on priority for the coronavirus vaccine.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Karnataka to host Khelo India University Games 2021

The Games will be held in Bengaluru's Jain University and other venues in the state, in partnership with Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

published on : 21st February 2021
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