The government of India has designated 12 Olympians, including Beijing Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra, as National Observers in their respective disciplines to assist in preparation and implementation of the long-term development plan. Besides ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
With a mixed bag of success and failure, Indian sports remains in a state of inertia in the absence of a proper vision from the administrators. IMAGE: PV Sindhu, left, and Sakshi Malik celebrate after winning medals at the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Reuters An Olympic campaign saved by the fortitude of three women, a cricket team that rediscovered itself under a bold and zealous Virat Kohli -- Indian sports in 2016 was a dramatic mix of highs and lows wherein athletes mostly raised the bar ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'Sikkim, with a population of 1.6 million, now has a cricket association.''But the MCA representing Mumbai and Thane, despite a population of 15 million, has lost its separate identity.' Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar speaks to Sanjay Jog. How do you react to the Supreme Court order removing the Board of Control for Cricket in India president and secretary based on the Lodha Committee report recommendations? I was restless after I heard the news. The Mumbai Cricket Association ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
For everyone who invested in this business, it was heartening and a morale-booster to learn that sports sponsorship recorded a healthy growth of nearly 20 per cent to touch Rs 6,400 crore in the calendar year 2016. What is more important is that it made up ...The Financial Chronicle, 5 days ago
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