Sports Authority of India

Sports Ministry funds Vinesh Phogat's training camp in Bulgaria 

Three-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Phogat, accompanied by her physio Ashwini Patil, is training in Belmeken, a high-altitude training area situated approximately 2600m above sea level

published on : 16th November 2022

Tirupati: Rs 44-crore sports complex to come up at SPMVV varsity

Under the Khelo India scheme, a multipurpose hall, which can be used for indoor games and a swimming pool, synthetic athletic track and astro turf will be developed at the SPMVV.

published on : 5th September 2022

‘Female coaches must travel with women athletes’

As per the guidelines, it’s been made mandatory to include a woman coach in the contingent with female athletes during domestic/international travel.

published on : 16th June 2022

SAI to release Rs 6.52 crore as out of pocket allowance for 2189 Khelo India athletes

The SAI has sanctioned a total of Rs 6.52 crore as OPA for 2,189 Khelo India athletes across 21 disciplines, including para, for the April-June period.

published on : 15th June 2022

SAI to conduct detailed investigation next week, Cycling contingent returns home

The female cyclist had apprised the SAI of inappropriate behaviour by coach during her stay in Slovenia and was so terrified that she feared for her life.

published on : 11th June 2022

Sailor accuses coach of not ‘behaving well’

She competed in the Allianz Regatta/Hempel World Cup Series held in the Netherlands from May 31 to June 5.

published on : 10th June 2022

Indian sailor accuses coach of making her 'uncomfortable' during foreign tour

The complainant reached out to the Yachting Federation several times but when she did not get any response, she sought Sports Authority of India's intervention last night.

published on : 9th June 2022

Selection of athletes for major international meets responsibility of National Sports Federations: SAI

This means that SAI will not interfere in NSFs' selection of athletes for international meets. 

published on : 7th June 2022

Selection for international meets NSFs’ responsibility: Sports Authority of India

What seemed controversial will only get complicated with the letter issued by the Sports Authority of India on TTFI’s selection.

published on : 7th June 2022

Suspension of National Sports Federations could complicate management of sports 

Though the court has given one month's time to fix the errant federations, it's easier said than done. Changes cannot be brought overnight.

published on : 4th June 2022

SAI forms panel to look into gymnast's allegation of being filmed without consent during fitness test

The India international threatened to take legal recourse against the accused after parent body Gymnastic Federation of India passed the buck and the onus of investigation fell on SAI.

published on : 27th May 2022

Neeraj to train in Finland ahead of Diamond League: SAI

The 24-year-old Indian, who is currently training at Turkey's Gloria Sports Arena, is scheduled to fly out on Thursday to train in Finland's Kuortane Olympic Training Centre till June 22.

published on : 25th May 2022

Deliberate attempts to hide injury: TOPS CEO Garg's letter to athletes

In a move to curb such instances, the sports ministry had launched the Central Athlete Injury Management System (CAIMS) last year to help athletes in their rehabilitation and progress.

published on : 24th May 2022

SAI empowers NSFs, gives them major say in picking foreign coaches

As per the revised guidelines on hiring foreign coaches/experts, the NSFs can't spend more than 30 percent of their ACTC budget on the salary of recruits.

published on : 13th May 2022

Games on: Shooters, spikers and shuttlers in focus as KIUG kicks off in Bengaluru

Top athletes like Dutee Chand (athletics), Srihari Nataraj (swimming), Divyansh Singh Panwar and Aishwary Pratap Singh (both shooting) Tomar Jeswin Aldrin (long jump) among others will feature

published on : 22nd April 2022

Friendly ties keep women match ready

The Indian women’s basketball team has been starved of competition. When they are not playing for their employers, the only way they remain in touch with the game is in the national camp in Bengaluru.

published on : 8th April 2022

SAI releases Rs 7.22 crore as out of pocket allowance to 2509 Khelo India athletes 

The allowance also includes expenses towards travel to hometown, diet charges while at home and other miscellaneous expenses incurred by the athletes.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Boxers Amit, Manish & Ashish set to return to action in April

Having been part of the national camp in Patiala for some time now, the Thailand meet is a big opportunity for them to try and get some positive returns ahead of bigger challenges later this year.

published on : 25th March 2022