SAI plans to field teams in national competitions

A five-member selection committee has also been constituted for ranking of athletes and selection of a combined team for the Inter-SAI competition for each discipline.

published on : 2nd February 2023

World Athletics puts forward transgender proposals

The global body said it was still gathering feedback on its proposals "but this does not mean this is the option that will be presented to (its decision-making) Council or indeed adopted."

published on : 24th January 2023

Extend para-athletes' benefits to deaf sportspersons as well: Delhi HC tells Centre 

The court observed the formulation of schemes and related benefits fell within the realm of government policy and it cannot issue directions.

published on : 19th January 2023

Afghan women athletes barred from play, fear Taliban threats

The ban on sports is part of the Taliban's escalating campaign of restrictions that have shut down life for girls and women.

published on : 11th January 2023

PT Usha, Yogeshwar Dutt among eight SOMs picked by IOA Athletes Commission

The other six SOMs are M M Somaya (hockey), Rohit Rajpal (tennis), Akhil Kumar (boxing), Suma Shirur (shooting), Aparna Popat (badminton) and Dola Banerjee (archery).

published on : 20th November 2022

Mary, Sharath chief and deputy in athletes' panel

Umesh Sinha, the Returning Officer of the IOA elections, said it was a great moment for him to witness the process of election.

published on : 16th November 2022

Athletes' Commission elected amid withdrawals and drama

What was expected to be a new beginning for the IOA, ended in the same old story -- unanimous election.

published on : 14th November 2022

Sindhu, Mirabai, Gagan, Mary to contest for posts in Athletes' Commission

In all, there are 39 members — 19 men and 20 women — contesting for the commission posts.

published on : 14th November 2022

IOA election process on after chaotic SGM

Amended IOA constitution in force, SC says objections raised in house will be heard on December 7

published on : 12th November 2022

More Olympians in Athletes Commission, NSFs to 'appoint' two representatives

There will be 10 members, five male and five female athletes, who will be elected by their peers.

published on : 8th November 2022

India bid under Modi to become sports superpower

The creation of a separate Sports Ministry in 2020 speaks volumes about Prime Minister Modi’s passion for sports.

published on : 17th September 2022

Boston Marathon adds option for non-binary runners in 2023

The Boston Marathon is one of the six World Marathon Majors whose elite fields feature Olympians and other top runners from around the globe.

published on : 14th September 2022

Biju Patnaik Sports Award for State athletes on National Sports Day

CM felicitated and also gave appointment orders to 53 meritorious sportspersons

published on : 30th August 2022

AFI partners with HSBC India to support young women athletes 

Under the partnership, promising girls will be picked from the National Inter District Championships for Under-14 and Under-16 categories and would be nurtured to perform on the global stage.

published on : 29th August 2022

Shakti-men of Davanagere; two Olympic weightlifters drain their own finances to promote game 

During momentous events, often insurmountable difficulties are forgotten, especially when it comes to sporting achievements.

published on : 28th August 2022

Ten Sri Lankans vanish from Commonwealth Games: official

The nine athletes and a manager vanished after completing their events, the official said, requesting anonymity.

published on : 7th August 2022

Young dope offenders not an ideal sign

What could be embarrassing for Indian athletics, as many as six athletes are on the list of 19. Asian Games medallist M R Poovamma too figures on it.

published on : 4th August 2022

Birmingham Buzz:  'Gay Village', Indianess, bhindi masala and much more

British diving star Tom Daley, who has publicly spoken about his relationship with another man, is one of the torch bearers and many see that as the first step towards embracing inclusiveness.

published on : 29th July 2022

We have deputed officials at five villages to take care of CWG athletes: Chef de Mission

India official satisfied with the facilities in Birmingham ahead of Commonwealth Games

published on : 27th July 2022

Big setback for India as top athletes test positive for doping

India, which usually tops the list of doping offences in the World Anti-Doping Agency list, is yet to recover from a top quarter-miler Asian Games gold medallist and a javelin star testing positive.

published on : 21st July 2022
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