08 Aug 2020
New Zealand accept decision to postpone Women's World Cup
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Friday, postponed the Women's World Cup until February 2022 due to uncertainty over COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
01 Jul 2020
Cricket South Africa reschedules 3TC match to July 18
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has rescheduled the experimental 3TeamCricket (3TC) match to July 18, also celebrated as the Nelson Mandela International Day.
30 Jun 2020
South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad
As many as 44 South African cricketers will return to training with Cricket South Africa (CSA) getting the green signal from Sports Ministry.
25 Jun 2020
Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award
After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.
25 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement
The Indian Olympic Association on Wednesday stated that it will address the problems faced by athletes after the postponement of Tokyo Olympics, when it makes revised preparation plans.
19 Mar 2020
IPL 2020: Government to issue fresh advisory on April 15
India's Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday cleared the air about the upcoming IPL edition.
28 Dec 2019
Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands
Veteran women's boxer Mary Kom secured a berth in the Indian team for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 qualifiers.
12 Sep 2019
Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here
India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.
29 Aug 2019
Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says success has no elevator
With the hope of bringing behavioral changes in the citizens of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the "Fit India Movement" from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.
28 Sep 2018
Rathore welcomes HRD Ministry's decision to reduce syllabus by 50%
Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore welcomed the HRD Ministry's decision to reduce the syllabus in schools by half and making sports mandatory.
26 Sep 2018
The International Cricket Council bats for cricket in 2028 Olympics
The International Cricket Council (ICC) wants to make cricket an Olympic sport and the governing body is eyeing for a slot in the 2028 Games.
21 Sep 2018
Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Sports Ministry.
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.
09 Sep 2018
Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award
Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.
29 Aug 2018
Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award
Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
18 Aug 2018
All about the opening ceremony of 2018 Asian Games
The 2018 Asian Games kicked off today with an amazing opening ceremony held at the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) main stadium in Jakarta.
07 Aug 2018
Mukul Mudgal Committee suggests jail term for dope suppliers
The Mukul Mudgal Committee has recommended that the suppliers of banned substances to athletes should be sent to prison.
04 Aug 2018
#NewsBytesInvestigation: Nepotism in India's Sambo Federation killing deserving athletes' chances
Sambo, a Russian combat-sport came to India, 25 years ago, but has failed to produce even one player of International stature. It's because of rampant nepotism in the Sambo Federation of India (SFI), alleged athlete Meenu Poonia.
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.
01 Aug 2018
India's boat racing team to participate in Asian Games
The Indian boat racing team is set to feature at the upcoming Asian Games 2018 this month, which is to be held in Indonesia.
29 Jul 2018
Asiad Gold medalist, Hakam Singh Bhattal, battling serious ailments
Former Indian athlete, Hakam Singh Bhattal, who had won gold medal at the 1978 Asian Games, is battling for his life.
24 Jul 2018
Archer, forced to work as laborer, granted Rs. 5 lakh
Former archer, Ashok Soren, has been granted Rs. 5 lakh by Sports Ministry after it had come to light that the athlete was working as a daily wage laborer.
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.
01 Jun 2018
Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu
Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu today said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent and hasn't taken any banned substance.
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.
05 Apr 2018
IPL 2018: Key matches to be broadcast on Doordarshan
For the first time ever, select IPL matches including the opening and closing ceremonies, are set to be telecast on a one hour deferred live basis by Doordarshan, the national broadcaster.
03 Apr 2018
Sports Minister rules out possibility of India hosting big tournaments
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has quashed out the possibility of India hosting any big sports tournament in the foreseeable future.
27 Mar 2018
5 Khelo India gold medalists test positive for banned substances
The Khelo India School Games has been hit with a doping scandal after 12 athletes tested positive for banned substances.
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.
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.
27 Feb 2018
The cost of Indian athletes' participation at CWG creates debate
The cost of sending Indian athletes to participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Games has sparked a war of words.
27 Dec 2017
TOPS program targeted at Olympics flawed, says high-profile committee
Unhappy with the implementation of TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) program, the high-profile committee had written to the Sports Ministry asking for a status report.
13 Dec 2017
Legendary boxer, Kaur Singh struggles to pay for medical treatment
69-year-old Indian boxing icon, Kaur Singh is the latest victim of apathy against sports persons in the country.
11 Dec 2017
Sachin writes to Prime Minister Modi
Cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include all international medallists in the Central Government Health Scheme.
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.
01 Nov 2017
Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri by former Sports Minister
Kidambi Srikanth, the Indian star shuttler who won back-to-back Super Series titles, has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Shri award by former Sports Minister Vijay Goel.
29 Oct 2017
NADA gets permission to conduct dope tests on Indian cricketers
India's Ministry of Sports has given its go ahead to the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) to conduct dope tests on Indian cricketers and adopt the rules of World Anti Doping Agency (WADA).
25 Sep 2017
PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan
16 Sep 2017
Elite athletes to get Rs. 50,000 monthly stipend
The ministry of sports and youth affairs has decided to pay each elite athlete, preparing for the upcoming Commonwealth and Asian Games, and the Tokyo Olympics, a monthly stipend of Rs. 50,000.