Union Sports Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has reportedly provided the seal of approval to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to shift this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) to the UAE.

Following the postponement of the T20 World Cup by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday, IPL is now set to be held during the window of September 19 to November 10.

As per The New Indian Express, the Sports Ministry sent the mandatory clearance to BCCI on Monday.

Jul 14, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: Former Hockey India president Mohd. Mushtaq Ahmad, who resigned after his election was declared violative of the National Sports Code by the Union Sports Ministry, on Tuesday said the "belated decision smells (of) bad intention" as other violators have not been penalised.
Jul 09, 2020 16:07
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has sought the resignation of Hockey India president Mushtaque Ahmed on the grounds that his election in 2018 violated the 2011 National Sports Development Code.
Jun 30, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry on Tuesday filed an application in the Delhi High Court seeking the court's consent to restore the recognition to 54 national sports federations (NSFs).  Apart from the 54 NFs, the ministry has also requested for the restoration of recognition of the Indian Golf Union (IGU), the School Games Federation of India and the Rowing Federation of India. 
Jun 25, 2020 20:06
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the decision of the Union Sports Ministry to provisionally renew the annual recognition of 54 National Sports Federations (NSF) and directed it to "maintain status quo ante".
Jun 19, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has granted provisional recognition to the national governing bodies of golf, school games and rowing, following a review of its earlier decision. The development has come to light after the ministry filed an affidavit in the Delhi High court, PTI reports.
Jun 19, 2020 18:06
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has announced plans to to establish 1,000 Khelo India Centres (KIC) at the district level across the country. These centres will either be run by a past champion or have them as coaches, a move intended to tap into their individual expertise for grassroot-level training of athletes and also to ensure a sustained source of income for them in the sports ecosystem, IANS reports.
May 19, 2020 19:05
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry Monday gave its nod to the resumption of training in its complexes and stadia after the government permitted them to reopen in the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19, PTI reports.
May 18, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association on Sunday requested the Union Sports Ministry to sanction a one-time financial assistance for the IOA, national sports federations and the state Olympic associations to tide over the crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020 17:05
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) technical committee has recommended that the 3 + 1 (Asian) foreign recruit rule be applicable in the domestic league competitions from the 2021 season. The Asian Football Confederation has recommended these regulations for participation in AFC Club competitions. 
May 11, 2020 17:05
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry on Monday granted recognition to 54 national federations till September this year, PTI reports. The ministry granted fresh recognition to the All India Carrom Federation. The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), Rowing Federation of India (RFI) and School Games Federation of India (SGFI) were the ones denied recognition once again, accordimng to the newswire.