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.
Jan 18, 2021 11:01
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry on Sunday said it has decided to name all the upcoming and upgraded facilities of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) after renowned athletes who have brought accolades for the country. The initiative is meant to honour sporting heroes of the country, SAI stated in a press release.
Jan 14, 2021 10:01
NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday met with the representatives of sports goods and equipment manufacturers and discussed in detail ways to improve the coordination between the government and sports manufacturers in the country, with an effort to work towards the common goal of strengthening the sports ecosystem of India.
Jan 08, 2021 19:01
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has written to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, seeking restoration of fare concession for athletes to ensure they can reach their place of training and competition conveniently. The Sports Ministry issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for organising sports competitions in the country last month.
Jan 06, 2021 19:01
SHILLONG, Meghalaya: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, while inaugurated the new Synthetic Football Ground, Synthetic Athletic Track & Field and Girls hostel at SAI Training Centre, said that National Games 2022 will be held in Meghayala.
Jan 05, 2021 13:01
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday launched the Assam Rifles Public School (ARPS) in Shillong as a Khelo India Sports School. At present, nine sports schools have been approved across the country, out of which five are managed by Defence and Para-military forces. In the North-East region, Assam Rifles Public School is the first sports school announced under the Khelo India scheme.
Dec 23, 2020 19:12
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday virtually inaugurated eight Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE), including one in Nagaland. The KISCE inaugurated in other states are Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram, Odisha and Telangana.
Dec 10, 2020 15:12
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said online fantasy sports is revolutionising sports by bringing fans closer to their favourite games. Rijiju's comments, coming close on the heels of similar arguments made by government think tank Niti Aayog, indicates that the Centre has got fully behind the premise that the online fantasy sports industry "is fuelling sports consumption".
Dec 09, 2020 17:12
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said here Tuesday that the government has made various policy changes and taken up initiatives to encourage and support sportspersons and the sporting community, even after they retire.
Nov 26, 2020 21:11
NEW DELHI: Following its successful run over the past 9 years, FICCI is organising the 10th Global Sports Summit – TURF 2020, on 8th and 9th December. The summit will comprise of India’s first virtual global sports and fitness exhibition, along with the international conference on business of sports, and the India Sports Awards.
Nov 03, 2020 11:11
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday virtually inaugurated Sports Authority of India's (SAI) new Regional Centre in Zirakpur, Punjab, which will now act as one of the main SAI centres for North India.