Hockey India decided not to send teams at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games citing COVID. The government says it was not consulted.
Kiren Rijiju stated that the Sports Arbitration Centre of India in Gujarat will have a far-reaching impact in India's sports sector by creating and establishing credibility for itself.
Thakur, who has remained BCCI president, also played a major part in building cricket stadium in Dharamsala when he was head of state body
The Olympic star was felicitated at a special ceremony organised by Sports Minister this evening
A contingent of 88 members, which includes 54 athletes besides support staff and IOA representatives, departed for Tokyo on Saturday night
Anurag takes over the Sports Ministry at a time when the athletes are in the final stage of their preparations for the Olympic Games starting July 23.
Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur will replace Kiren Rijiju just ahead of Tokyo Olympics
With the pandemic still raging, the Tokyo organisers have prescribed stricter regulations for travellers from 11 countries including India
The sports minister had called for a meeting to discuss preparedness for Tokyo 2020. Unhappy with Batra's behaviour, Rijiju left in a huff
The Lok Sabha MP from the Arunachal West constituency of Arunachal Pradesh is also the Minister of State for Minority Affairs.
India's donation comes at a time when its anti-doping program has been affected by suspension of National Dope Testing Laboratory
Kiren Rijiju urged the corporate houses to come together to help create a sports-loving society
The world anti-doping watchdog (WADA) first suspended NDTL's accreditation in August 2019 for a period of six months, then extended the ban citing non-conformation to international standards
Kiren Rijijiu was amazed that his colleagues felt that people like Jyoti Kumari, Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and Rameshwar Gurjar -- who became social media sensations -- were Olympic prospects
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said a country as big as India has the potential to focus on multiple disciplines if all states embrace a sport each
The decision means that senior sports administrator Anil Khanna and former external affairs ministers S M Krishna and Yashwant Sinha cannot remain with the federation as Life Presidents
On November 26, the Sports Ministry had formed a 13-member committee with former Supreme Court judge Justice (Retd) Mukundakam Sharma as chairman to review the controversial code after it was rejected by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA)
BCCI formally agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). An agreement was reached after a meeting between Sports Secretary Radhe Shyam Julaniya and BCCI CEO Rahul Johri. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju hailed the decision, stating that it is "in the interest of the sports and sportspersons."
Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam, left, and Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan runs to celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, centre, hugs Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan after Pakistan won the the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
India's Mohammed Shami reacts after he was hit by three consecutive boundaries during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan reacts after hitting a six during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
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