CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a public interest litigation petition filed by a Delhi-based woman seeking a direction to the Centre to restrain the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its affiliated bodies as well as associations from claiming to be official representatives of the country during international matches.

Aug 21, 2018 14:08
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre, state governments and Union Territories on a PIL seeking directions to make sports a part of the Fundamental Rights as well as promotion of sports education in the country.
Jun 13, 2018 16:06
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday sanctioned Rs143 million to promote block level sports in Jammu and Kashmir. The amount has been sanctioned under the 'Khelo India' scheme by the Union Sports Ministry. Implementation of this scheme was announced by Union home minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to the state on June 7 and 8.
Apr 18, 2018 16:04
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre's response on a plea for appointment of an administrator to hold fresh elections to the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) currently suspended by world governing body FIVB. The plea sought that the elections for the office bearers should be held according to the National Sports Code.
Apr 04, 2018 15:04
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Tuesday send notices to the Centre and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on a PIL filed by an IPS officer G Sampathkumar, seeking to restrain the cricket body from conducting Indian Premier League (IPL) this season without putting in place precautionary measures to prevent betting and spot-fixing.
Mar 28, 2018 14:03
NEW DELHI: The Centre is looking to use 'cricket for diplomacy' by granting free access of India's cricketing facilities to Commonwealth nations, Indian Express reports. The government is likely to make an open invitation to nations for the same, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) summit, scheduled for April in London.