31 Jul 2020
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.
21 Jan 2020
Indian sports legends, Sachin Tendulkar from cricket and Viswanathan Anand from chess, have been dropped from the advisory panel of the All India Council of Sports (AICS).
29 Aug 2019
Sports, be it of any kind, is played by a number of athletes across the globe.
25 Mar 2019
Noted Paralympian and Padma Shri recipient, Deepa Malik, joined the BJP in the presence of senior party leaders in Delhi on Monday.
17 Sep 2018
On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday today, Congress President Rahul Gandhi wished him health and happiness in a tweet.
14 Mar 2018
India's para-athlete Deepa Malik qualified for the 2018 Asian Para Games by securing a top spot in discus Asia Ranking 53 category and a second place in Asian Games combined category event 51/52/53.
19 Aug 2017
The list of Arjuna Award winners of this year has been retained by the Sports Ministry.
30 Mar 2017
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was presented with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
13 Nov 2016
Starting with the Rio Olympics held in August, then Paralympics in September and Kabaddi World Cup in October, sports was one of the main trending topics in India this year.
02 Nov 2016
PM Modi awarded a Rs.4 crore cheque to India's first Paralympics medalist Deepa Malik in Haryana; she won a silver medal in shot-put at the Rio Paralympics.
25 Oct 2016
While the Ministry of Sports gave away cash rewards to the medal winners of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, the awards for the coaches have been put on hold.
30 Sep 2016
Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.
19 Sep 2016
Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.
15 Sep 2016
On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
13 Sep 2016
Fouad Baka of Algeria, who finished fourth in the 1500m T13 race at the 2016 Paralympics has outclassed the gold medalist of the 2016 Olympics in the same event by winning the race in 3 minutes 49.59 seconds.
13 Sep 2016
Deepa Malik from India became the first-ever woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics by bagging a silver in the shot-put F-53 event.