National Sports Federations

NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry Friday launched three major initiatives - online portal for schemes of department of sports, National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) website and revised scheme of cash award, national welfare and pension to sportspersons.

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, while announcing the new initiatives from his ministry, said they were launched with a vision to make these schemes more user-friendly, easy to access and transparent.

Apr 20, 2022 20:04
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry on Wednesday said it will send just two more reminders to the national sports federations (NSFs) that are still to amend their constitutions in line with the National Sports Development Code of India 2011 (NSDCI), after which "strict action" would follow in September.
Dec 09, 2020 18:12
MUMBAI: The Indian Golf Union (IGU) and Bridge Federation of India (BFI), both among the national sports federations (NSFs) that have been given a December 31 deadline to hold elections or face derecognition, have opted to conduct their respective polls online. 
Nov 09, 2020 11:11
NEW DELHI: A Delhi High Court special Bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Najmi Waziri, which heard the fresh petition filed by sports lawyer Rahul Mehra on Tuesday, has asked the Union Spo­r­ts Ministry to show whether the 41 National Sports Federations comply with the National Sports Development Code of India (2011), New Indian Express reports.
Oct 20, 2020 12:10
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has conveyed its decision to grant annual recognition to 12 more National Sports Federations (NSF) through an affidavit to the Delhi High Court on Monday, reports the New Indian Express. This is in addition to the 18 NSFs it had decided to give recognition to earlier. 
Aug 26, 2020 18:08
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry and the Indian Olympic Association stated on Tuesday that they have decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge a Delhi High Court order which prohibits the ministry from taking any decision on grant of recognition to national federations. 
Jul 03, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday said the practice of granting provisional recognition to National Sports Federations (NSFs) in the country without ascertaining whether they are following the Sports Code cannot be allowed to go on.
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".
May 05, 2020 18:05
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association on Tuesday invited suggestions from national sports federations (NSF), state Olympic associations (SOAs) and other stakeholders for the preparation of a white paper, detailing steps to resume sports in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 05, 2020 19:03
NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday advised National Sports Federations (NSFs) to exercise caution while planning foreign competitions and training stints in view of the coronavirus outbreak. The novel coronavirus has so far claimed over 3,000 lives and infected more than 94,000 people across the world after being first detected in Wuhan, China.