Tag Archives: Sports Ministry

Target Olympics: 39 More Players Added to Sports Ministry Scheme

The sports ministry has added 39 more players as recommended by the Identification Committee of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP) of National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) chaired by Anurag Thakur, an MP. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) said these athletes will get assistance under the TOP Scheme for Rio Olympics and 2020 Olympics in addition to 45 ...

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Sports Ministry Announces New Selection Criteria for Global Events

India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has formulated the selection criteria for sports teams in international sports events such as Olympic Games, Winter Olympics, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Indoor Games, Asian Beach Games, Youth Olympics, Asian Youth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games, Paralympics and Para-Asian Games, among others. The performance of the sportspersons in the individual events during the ...

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Padma Row to Its End, Sports Ministry Recommends Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal can be now relieved finally as the Sports Ministry, who had rejected her nomination for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award, decided to recommend the name of the ace shuttler for the same on Tuesday. A ministry statement said, “In view of the achievements of Ms. Saina Nehwal, the Department of Sports has decided to recommend her case for ...

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Sachin Backs Sarita Devi, who’s Left Alone in Self-Respect Battle

Post-Asiad, Indian boxer Sarita Devi faced suspension back home, leave alone international humiliation at ASIAD 2014, with nobody but the public sympathising her, while the conservative bureaucracy sought to take shelter under the rulebook than reality. Finally, it took another sports hero of the country Sachin Tendulkar, who is also a member of parliament, to come out in her support ...

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IPL 2014: Why UAE for IPL matches, questions sports ministry

The sports ministry on Friday questioned the reason behind choosing UAE venues such as Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi to conduct the first leg of IPL 2014 matchs.  It has asked the BCCI about the steps being taken to check match-fixing and betting. The ministry in a letter to Ratnakar Shetty, chief administrator of the Board of Control for Cricket ...

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