Laureus Awards: Rafael Nadal named Sportsman of the Year, Naomi Osaka takes home Sportswoman title

The Athlete Advocate of the Year was won by Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton for his efforts to raise social awareness and Liverpool footballer Mo Salah received the Sporting Inspiration Award.

published on : 7th May 2021

PV Sindhu, Michelle Li named athlete ambassadors for IOC's 'Believe in Sports' campaign 

The pair have been global ambassadors for BWF's 'i am badminton' campaign since April last year.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Olympic-bound athletes get COVID vaccine jabs in Patiala, Bengaluru

Notably, only those athletes, who have either qualified or can qualify for Olympics, are training at the SAI centres across the country.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Sports Authority of India drive to get more ex-athletes as coaches

The positions for coaches and assistant coaches in 21 disciplines have also been made open to Dronacharya awardees and are for ones who hold sports coaching diploma degrees.

published on : 2nd May 2021

SAI approves badminton player Satwiksairaj Rankiredddy's request for session with sports psychologist

Mission Olympic Cell during the 57th MOC meeting approved his request for the sessions which would be done via call or video chat.

published on : 1st May 2021

Olympic-bound can train during quarantine but grant of leave will be exception from now: SAI

The latest move comes after several athletes at various national camps across the country tested positive for COVID-19.

published on : 29th April 2021

Size of India's sports industry fell by Rs 3,215 crore in 2020: Report

Based on these factors, the size of the Indian sports industry in 2020 was Rs 5,894 crore while it was Rs 9,109 crore in 2019.

published on : 28th April 2021

Online coaching proving to be beneficial in cue sports: Suryanarayanan

With the pandemic situation alarming in many parts of the country, and with Tamil Nadu too seeing a surge in the number of Covid cases, online coaching is preferred by most players.

published on : 27th April 2021

Sports Authority of India suspends Project Officer-turned coach for alleged sexual assault on minor

The accused, who is above 50 years of age and is an athletics coach, is currently lodged in Tihar Jail under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Qualified for Tokyo Olympics, Vishnu Saravanan and Nethra Kumanan recall sailing journey

Vishnu Saravanan, Nethra Kumanan, and the pair of Ganapathy Chengappa and Varun Thakkar have qualified for the Olympics.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Second wave puts a tailspin on sporting events

Given the grim Covid-19 situation across the country, Indian athletes, most of them Olympic bound, have again had to reevaluate situation before going for events.

published on : 22nd April 2021

India men's hockey probables to assemble at SAI Bengaluru

India had a successful outing against Olympic champions Argentina beating them 2-2 (3-2 SO) and 3-0 in the FIH Hockey Pro League double header.

published on : 20th April 2021

Explainer: What is a 'COVID-19 vaccine passport' and will you need one?

The certificates are still being developed, and how and whether they'll be used could vary widely around the world.

published on : 15th April 2021

Become part of largest vaccine drive, say top Indian athletes

Top Indian athletes have requested the citizens of the country to become a part of the 'largest vaccine drive' initiated by the government.

published on : 11th 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
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