sports ministry

Sports Ministry upgrades six centres to CoE, sanctions Rs 67.32 crore as financial support

The consolidated budget estimate of Rs 67.32 crore is for financial year 2020-21 and subsequent four years.

published on : 7th November 2020

12 more federations get sports ministry recognition

Interestingly, two federations — Rowing Federation of India and Indian Golf Union — which were given provisional recognition after the first set of 54 NSFs in May, feature in the new affidavit.

published on : 19th October 2020

SOP for reopening of swimming pools: Maximum of 20 swimmers can train during one session

Residential trainees will have to submit a mandatory COVID-19 negative report before being allowed inside the premises.

published on : 9th October 2020

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 5 lakh each to needy boxer Sunil, archer Neeraj Chauhan

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju sanctioned the ex-gratia financial assistance to the Uttar Pradesh athletes under the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons.

published on : 6th October 2020

Sports Ministry to intimate SC next week before granting fresh recognition to NSFs

The Supreme Court said that the ministry and the Indian Olympic Association are not required to seek Delhi HC's nod before granting recognition to sports federations.

published on : 17th September 2020

Arjuna award, a bridge too far for Asiad gold duo Shibnath Sarkar and Pranab Bardhan

Sarkar and Bardhan are wondering what went wrong and whether others with smaller achievements were preferred over them by the Sports Ministry.

published on : 19th August 2020

Five nominated for Khel Ratna, 29 for Arjuna Awards: Nomination numbers defy tradition

This is the second time since 2016 that four athletes have been finalised for the country's highest sporting honour.

published on : 18th August 2020

56 National Sports Federations responded to Sports Code questionnaire: Indian Olympic Association

Judo body is the only one to miss the August 13 deadline to reply on their office-bearers' age and tenure as sought by the Ministry.

published on : 14th August 2020

No respite for derecognised national sports federations, next court hearing on August 21

“I have nothing against any federation nor want to disrupt sports in India,” said petitioner Rahul Mehra. “All I want is that these federations follow the sports code as mandated by the government.”

published on : 8th August 2020

Sports ministry clears IPL in UAE

It is understood that the sports ministry sent its approval on Monday to the BCCI, allowing it to take the multi-million dollar T20 event out of the country.

published on : 28th July 2020

Sports ministry removes Rs 2 lakh salary cap for elite Indian coaches

The increased remuneration and longer contract periods, according to the ministry, would attract ex-elite athletes into the high performance sporting ecosystem.

published on : 5th July 2020

Sports ministry plans four-year contract for foreign, Indian coaches

The contracts, though for four years, will be reviewed annually and extended on the basis of a coach’s overall performance, indicated by the performance of athletes in major international events.

published on : 2nd July 2020

Sports ministry must act fast

However, with as many as 54 federations derecognised, accounting will become a daunting task.

published on : 30th June 2020

In unprecedented move, ministry withdraws recognition of national sports federations

Federations are not overtly worried as there are no sporting activities going on. Under normal circumstances, hosting nationals and receiving grants from the ministry would have been affected.

published on : 25th June 2020

No NSF in India to receive Union Sports Ministry's recognition

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the ministry to recall the order granting provisional renewal of recognition till September 30 to 54 NSFs.

published on : 24th June 2020
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