Articles about Sports Authority of India (SAI)

SAI suspends coach for alleged sexual assault on minor

23 Apr 2021

SAI suspends coach for alleged sexual assault on minor

The Sports Authority of India on Thursday suspended a Project Officer-turned coach employed by it with immediate effect and ordered an inquiry after he was arrested for alleged sexual assault on a minor girl.

Kryphsa FC yet to receive funds, club in financial distress

25 Aug 2020

Kryphsa FC yet to receive funds, club in financial distress

The Indian Women's League 2019/20 runners-up Kryphsa FC continue to suffer financially amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hockey player Mandeep Singh admitted to hospital after testing COVID-positive

11 Aug 2020

Hockey player Mandeep Singh admitted to hospital after testing COVID-positive

Indian men's hockey team striker Mandeep Singh, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, has been admitted to hospital.

Hockey: Manpreet Singh, four others test positive for coronavirus

08 Aug 2020

Hockey: Manpreet Singh, four others test positive for coronavirus

The Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh and four other players have tested positive for coronavirus.

National Sports Awards: Sehwag, Sardar in 12-member selection panel

31 Jul 2020

National Sports Awards: Sehwag, Sardar in 12-member selection panel

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag and hockey stalwart Sardar Singh have been included in a 12-member committee constituted by the sports ministry to select this year's National Sports Awards winners.

SAI forms inquiry committee to investigate boxers' alleged quarantine violation

11 Jul 2020

SAI forms inquiry committee to investigate boxers' alleged quarantine violation

The Sports Authority of India (SAI), on Saturday, formed an inquiry committee after three boxers allegedly violated the COVID-19 quarantine norms at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala.

India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training

07 Jun 2020

India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training

Top Indian boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training.

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

13 Mar 2020

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

India's Mary Kom, who competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, will be sent into self-isolation for at least 10 days, alongside thirteen other boxers.

India's Boltesque buffalo jockey Srinivas Gowda declines sprint trial

17 Feb 2020

India's Boltesque buffalo jockey Srinivas Gowda declines sprint trial

A buffalo jockey in India has turned down an invitation to take part in a track and field trial.

#CareerBytes: Didn't clear UPSC CSE Interview? Here are other options

23 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Didn't clear UPSC CSE Interview? Here are other options

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams. It consists of three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test/Interview.

Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

06 Dec 2019

Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.

BCCI agrees to come under NADA - Details here

10 Aug 2019

BCCI agrees to come under NADA - Details here

After years of resistance, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally decided to come under the ambit of the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

09 Feb 2019

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.

Delhi: International level athlete commits suicide at JLN; inquiry ordered

14 Nov 2018

Delhi: International level athlete commits suicide at JLN; inquiry ordered

Parvinder Chaudhary, an 18-year-old athlete from UP, who represented India at international level, committed suicide at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium.

Athlete Swapna Barman to get customized shoes

14 Sep 2018

Athlete Swapna Barman to get customized shoes

Indian athlete, Swapna Barman, who excelled at the recently concluded 2018 Asian Games, is set to get customized shoes.

Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver

17 Aug 2018

Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver

The cycling star from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Esow Alban, has won the silver medal at the World Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland.

Equipment shortage sees SAI academies in dire situation

02 Aug 2018

Equipment shortage sees SAI academies in dire situation

The Sports Authority of India's (SAI) several academies are in desperate need of equipments.

Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight

23 Jul 2018

Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight

Commonwealth Games star, Manika Batra and six other table tennis players were denied boarding on an Air India flight, on Sunday, which left them stranded at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

SAI selects 734 players under Khelo India scheme

22 Jul 2018

SAI selects 734 players under Khelo India scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has selected 734 players for a scholarship programme.

Mirabai Chanu requests Sports Ministry to install CCTV cameras

29 May 2018

Mirabai Chanu requests Sports Ministry to install CCTV cameras

Commonwealth Games gold medalist and current weightlifting world champion Mirabai Chanu has put in a request to the Sports Ministry to install CCTV cameras in her room at the national camp.

Hockey: 48 senior players selected for Women's National Camp

27 May 2018

Hockey: 48 senior players selected for Women's National Camp

Hockey India will be conducting a national camp from May 28 to June 9 for 48 senior women hockey players at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru.

3 Phogat sisters allowed to enter wrestling camp, Babita ignored

24 May 2018

3 Phogat sisters allowed to enter wrestling camp, Babita ignored

There was some respite for the Phogat sisters Geeta, Ritu and Sangeeta after they were allowed to enter the wrestling camp for the upcoming Asian Games.

In a first, CBSE to conduct examinations for six students

13 May 2018

In a first, CBSE to conduct examinations for six students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting examinations for six students of class 10 and 12, who were representing India at international sports championships during the board exams.

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore slams SAI Bengaluru

23 Mar 2018

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore slams SAI Bengaluru

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has expressed his unhappiness regarding the facilities at Bengaluru's Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex.

CBSE postpones Class 10 Boards exams for shooter Anish Bhanwala

09 Mar 2018

CBSE postpones Class 10 Boards exams for shooter Anish Bhanwala

In a first, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has rescheduled three Class 10 Board exam papers for India's emerging shooter Anish Bhanwala.

Indian hockey team in Australia alleges mismanagement, SAI defends

05 Dec 2017

Indian hockey team in Australia alleges mismanagement, SAI defends

Two days ago, a video of Indian hockey players in Australia complaining about lack of facilities went viral.

India's Olympic Task Force makes strong recommendations

19 Aug 2017

India's Olympic Task Force makes strong recommendations

The Olympic Task Force, a body formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016, submitted its final report which includes some strong recommendations to uplift India's performance in the upcoming Olympic events.

Sports Ministry orders probe in SAI after complaints from athletes

18 Feb 2017

Sports Ministry orders probe in SAI after complaints from athletes

The Sports Ministry of India has ordered an on-site assessment in the 18 centres of Sports Authority of India (SAI) as the athletes complained that the coaches and officials ate their daily quota of dry fruits.

Whose fault - Sports Ministry's or Athletes?

01 Sep 2016

Whose fault - Sports Ministry's or Athletes?

Athletes preparing for the Olympics were demoralized for long with the bureaucracy's rigidity which had consistently hampered and hindered their training programmes.