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Australian Governor-General to visit India

Australian Governor-General to visit India

Australia's High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu has welcomed the announcement of the visit to India by the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retired), from March 10 to 14. The Governor-General is visiting India ..., 1 week ago

'Ladies First': Story of Deepika's journey from Ranchi to Rio

'It's a story of a fightback and believing in yourself. You should never give up.' IMAGE: Deepika Kumar in action during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters The International Women's Day could not have been more special for Indian archer Deepika Kumari as a documentary on her life 'Ladies First' -- was released for worldwide streaming on Thursday.The 39-minute documentary released on Netflix with subtitles in 28 languages, traces a poverty-stricken Deepika's journey ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Corporates are ready to invest in sports but NSFs need to assure them on transparency: Rathore

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says the corporate sector is very much willing to support development of sports and athletes in India but it needs to be given the assurance that the money is going in right hands. Rathore, the 2004 Olympic silver ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Rathore: 'Corporates are ready to invest in sports but...'  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

It was safe to assume Ankita won't make it to Tokyo Games: Somdev

Tennis' national observer Somdev Devvarman insists that he has nothing "personal" against Ankita Raina and his decision to exclude her from the TOPS was based on his assumption that she would not make it to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. In a surprise decision, Ankita was left out of the financial assistance scheme despite being India's top-ranked player. The Sports Ministry included second-highest ranked player Karman Kaur Thandi and Prarthana Thombare apart from seasoned Sania Mirza for Rs ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

We will continue to get Govt grant, says Batra

The Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra made it clear on Monday that the national sports governing body cannot send the athletes for the upcoming Commonwealth Games on its own cost as it still needs a grant from the government for its ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Lack of funds deprives Pak boxer of world title shot

Pakistan boxer Muhammad Waseem has alleged that he was deprived of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight title due to non-availability of sponsors.Waseem broke the news himself in a video, saying, "I had a WBC ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

SAI funding slashed, Khelo India gets a boost

The sports ministry received a hike of Rs 258.2 crore in the Union budget for 2018-19, with the governments pet project, Khelo India, getting a big boost. The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 2196.36 crore for the sports ministry, ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Good news for athletes! Sports Budget hiked by 258 cr

'Khelo India' received the maximum financial assistance IMAGE:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the first edition of Khelo India School Games. Photograph: PIB. The sports ministry, on Thursday, received a hike of Rs 258.2 crore in the union budget for 2018-19, presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament in New Delhi. Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 2196.36 crore for the sports ministry, compared to 1938.16 crore earmarked last year.   However, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Ready for the gold rush

If you leave out cricket, 2017 would appear to be a melange of good and bad for Indian sports. The resounding success of Indian shuttlers provided a silver lining to the country’s ambitions of being a sporting power house. Contrast that with the performance ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

Medal prospects will not face funding hurdles, says Rathore

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said genuine medal prospects will not face any problem in getting financial support from the government but also emphasised on the need to use the taxpayers' money judiciously.Rathore said athletes under the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago This Sports Minister will use taxpayers' money judiciously  Rediff.com2 months ago
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