Sports Ministry of India

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TOPS program targeted at Olympics flawed, says high-profile committee

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.

AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

08 Apr 2017

AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

India returned to international boxing after its governing body Boxing Federation of India was unanimously granted full membership by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

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.

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

13 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

The Sports Ministry of India has lifted the ban on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today.

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

11 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

The Sports Ministry has hinted at re-recognizing the Indian Olympic Association after it removed Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents.

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

10 Jan 2017

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

The Indian Olympic Association has cancelled the appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as the life presidents.

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

31 Dec 2016

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said on Friday that Indian Olympic Committee has been suspended until the body reverses its decision of appointing Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as Life Presidents.

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

30 Dec 2016

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) said that they will not be replying to the Sports Ministry's show cause notice on appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its Life Presidents.

Government makes a U-turn; says yoga not a sport anymore

26 Dec 2016

Government makes a U-turn; says yoga not a sport anymore

After more than a year of recognizing yoga a sport, the Government of India has reversed its decision.