Governance

MUMBAI: Boxing Federation of India (BFI) secretary general Jay Kowli has set the ball rolling to hold the much-delayed BFI elections on February 3, by sending out a notice calling for an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to all state units.

Among the seven items listed on the agenda of the AGM is election of office-bearers and members of executive council which had become a contentious issue after incumbent president Ajay Singh had cancelled the entire process by citing the Covid-19 pandemic when it was supposed to take place on December 18, IANS reports.

Jan 15, 2021 16:01
NEW DELHI: Yawn! Another of those toothless notices that are all about form but of no substance. At least that is this website's considered view. 
Jan 15, 2021 13:01
THE FIA WORLD RALLY Championship will venture into the Arctic Circle for the first time next month after WRC Promoter today added Arctic Rally Finland Powered by CapitalBox to the 2021 calendar. The all-new snow and ice event will be based in Rovaniemi on 26 - 28 February and replaces the cancelled Rally Sweden as the WRC’s only pure winter encounter. It forms round two of the 12-event fixture list.
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 14, 2021 10:01
NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today announced an agreement on additional measures to supplement the current Health and Safety Protocols governing the 2020-21 season.
Jan 13, 2021 19:01
AUGUSTA, Georgia: The 2021 Augusta Masters is back - with limited fans this spring. The Augusta National Golf Club did not announce how many patrons it would allow in, but did say it was in the process of communicating with all ticket holders of record, and refunds will be issued to those patrons not selected to attend.
Jan 13, 2021 12:01
NEW DELHI: With exactly two years to go, Hockey India and the Odisha government are gearing up to host the all-important 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup.  In 2023, the nation will host the competition for a record fourth time since its inception in 1971. The 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup is slated to be held in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from 13 January 2023 to 29 January 2023.
Jan 13, 2021 12:01
CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) has changed a two-decade-old law that barred professional golfers, who are its permanent members, from contesting management elections.
Jan 12, 2021 22:01
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will hold its apex council meeting on Sunday, in which the board will not only discuss the fate of the domestic season, but also discuss the tax issues that the Indian board needs to sort out with an eye on the 2021 T20 World Cup, for which the country is scheduled to hold.
Jan 12, 2021 19:01
LONDON: Formula 1 has revealed a revised calendar for the 2021 season. The F1 schedule retains a record 23 races, but the 2021 season will now start a week later with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28, with the Australian Grand Prix moving later in the year.
Jan 12, 2021 08:01
CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) has set its sights on hosting an Asian tour event as part of its ambitious plans to put the city on the international golf circuit.  Ravibir Singh Grewal, the club’s new president told Hindustan Times their next target is to bring an Asian tour event to Chandigarh by hosting a Rs 15 million prize money tournament.