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.
The decision will help boxer Amit Panghal, who was nominated twice for the Arjuna award but has not been considered because of a dope violation
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
The Sports Ministry had on May 20 invited applications for the national sports awards, allowing eligible athletes, coaches, universities and other entities to self-nominate and apply online
A total of 100 Indian athletes have so far qualified and another 25 to 35 might make the cut for the delayed Tokyo Olympics scheduled from July 23
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.
In the last financial year, the government had allocated Rs 2826.92 crore for sports, which was later revised to Rs 1800.15 crore because of the lack of activity caused by the pandemic
The 27-year-old Arpinder, who won a gold in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, was dropped from the TOPS core group
The advertisement invited applications from athletes to take part in the Khelo India Games scheduled to be held in Panchkula in Haryana in 2021.
A Supreme Court bench said the Centre was not required to seek the consent of the high court before granting recognition to various sports federations
A six-member committee had in May formulated the original SOP for the resumption of sporting activities. National camps have resumed for boxing, athletics and badminton
Jeje Lalpekhlua has been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on three separate occasions, but each time, he was "overlooked"
Kiren Rijiju made the announcement on the occasion of the 115th birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand, which is celebrated as National Sports Day in India
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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