AHMEDABAD: Indian President Ram Rath Kovind Wednesday officially inaugurated the newly revamped Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, which has now been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium.

The change of name from Sardar Patel, India's first deputy Prime Minister, to Narendra Modi, the current Prime Minister of the country, was announced during the inauguration ceremony.

For the record, Modi is also a former president of the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA).

Feb 23, 2021 19:02
AFTER TWO GRIPPING Test matches between India and England at Chepauk in Chennai, the series – which is tied at 1-1 – moves to Ahmedabad for the final two Tests. The venue will be the new-look, majestic Motera Stadium, which can now hold a capacity of 132000 & is the world’s largest stadium. 
Feb 23, 2021 18:02
AHMEDABAD: The largest cricket stadium in the world, the newly refurbished Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, is ready and waiting to welcome not just the Indian and English Test sides for the third match in the series, but also eager fans when the gates open Wednesday, February 24. 
Feb 17, 2021 16:02
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for India's biggest international hockey stadium, which will be coming up at Rourkela in Sundergarh district. The state government has set a target to complete the construction of the stadium ahead of the men's FIH Hockey World Cup 2023.
Feb 16, 2021 17:02
GUWAHATI: Rajasthan Royals, in partnership with the Assam Cricket Association, on Friday launched the State Cricket Academy, Assam powered by Rajasthan Royals in Guwahati, their first in the North East. 
Feb 03, 2021 16:02
KOLKATA: All stadiums, swimming pools and sporting complexes outside of containment zones are set to reopen in West Bengal, following a go-ahead issued by the state government on Wednesday.
Feb 01, 2021 19:02
NEW DELHI: In the Union budget presented in Parliament on Monday for the financial year 2021-22, the Central government allocated Rs 2,596.14 crore (Rs 25.9614 billion) for sports, a reduction of Rs 230.78 crore (Rs 2.3078 billion) from what was allocated in the previous fiscal, IANS reports. 
Jan 28, 2021 19:01
NEW DELHI: The 54th governing body meeting of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) took place on Wednesday under the chairmanship of union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.  The focus of the meeting was on the development of various aspects of the National Centres of Excellence (NCOEs).
Jan 27, 2021 18:01
AHMEDABAD: Ahmedabad-based Shri Enterprise, engaged in providing training to emerging talents in the field of sports, in association with Aarka Sports, on Monday announced the launch of MS Dhoni Cricket Academy in Gujarat's commercial capital.
Jan 25, 2021 14:01
JALANDHAR: The district administration would make efforts on a war footing in the coming months to restore the prestige of the first Government Arts and Sports College in Punjab, Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori has promised.
Jan 19, 2021 11:01
PUNE: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has said the government intends to start 1,000 Khelo India sports centres at the district level across the country.