Infrastructure

IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE suspension of the Indian Premier League, with the BCCI having had time to introspect, board president Sourav Ganguly has admitted that "travelling between cities could have caused the breach in the IPL's biosecure bubble".  

Speaking to Telegraph India, Ganguly also said that the BCCI will look at creating a window for the remainder of IPL 2021 ahead of this year's T20 World Cup, scheduled for October-November.

That is easier considered than delivered though, as former England captain Michael Atherton has pointed out. 

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.
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 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.