National Games

  • SAF Games, National Games to be discussed in IOA meeting 08-03-2014 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: Decisions concerning the dates of the South Asian Federation Games which India will host and National Games could be taken in the Indian Olympic Association Executive Committee meeting to be held here on March 27. The IOA had in 2012 proposed to host the SAF Games here early...
  • Boy who assaulted woman athlete arrested in Jehanabad 29-11-2013 08:23 AM

    Police on Thursday arrested a youth from Jehanahad railway premises in connection with the assault on a woman athlete, whose participation in the Gujarat National Games early next month has now become uncertain. The youth, identified as Nitish Kumar, son of a railway gangman, was arrested from his home, Jehanabad...
  • Lin Dan to skip international matches for rest of year 12-09-2013 02:14 PM

    Beijing: Badminton superstar Lin Dan announced that he will skip all international events on the 2013 calendar after winning his third straight Chinese National Games singles title. "I don't need to prove myself through competition anymore," said Lin, who beat world No.3 Du Pengyu 21-18, 21-5 in the final on...
  • Dope scandal haunts Indian athletics in 2011 29-12-2011 04:41 PM

    After a rewarding 2010, athletics slumped to a low this year, turning out to be the country's dirtiest sport with seven top athletes, including three Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medalists, getting involved in one of India's biggest doping scandals. Asian Games double gold-medalist Ashwini Akkunji and her 4x400m relay...
  • RK Anand quizzed again by vigilance bureau 27-05-2011 11:11 PM

    Ranchi: National Games Organising Committee (NGOC's) working chairman RK Anand was on Friday again interrogated by officers of Jharkhand Vigilance Bureau in connection with alleged financial irregularities in the purchase of equipment and other expenditure incurred for the 34th National Games held in February. "He was interrogated during the day....
  • TSR scam now hits National Games too 27-04-2011 07:10 AM

    New Delhi: Former Commomwealth Games Chief Suresh Kalmadi's involvement in the Time Scoring and result scam, first exposed on CNN-IBN may be actually deeper. New revelations by CNN-IBN show that the same pattern of inflated prices for TSR equipment was witnessed in the recently concluded national games as well. Documents...
  • Kalmadi, GEM in National Games mess too? 26-04-2011 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi has been arrested in the TSR scam with the CBI accusing him of conspiring with a private firm named GEM International, which is the Indian representative of Swiss timing for causing a loss of almost Rs 50 crores. Now investigators are trying to figure out whether...
  • Maken orders probe into National Games scam 22-03-2011 10:34 PM

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN exposed the scam brewing in the organisation of just concluded National Games in Jharkhand, the Government at the Centre being compelled to act. Sports Minister Ajay Maken promised that the guilty won't be spared. "Questions must be asked about the IOA and the Jharkhand...
  • Now, National Games under corruption cloud 21-03-2011 09:29 PM

    New Delhi: First it was the Commonwealth Games, which created a huge furore about allegations of corruption. And now even the recently concluded National Games are under a cloud. Excited athletes gave in their best during the recently concluded National Games in Jharkhand. While the country was glued to the...
  • National Games come to a glittering end 26-02-2011 11:04 PM

    Ranchi: Thousands watched the glittering closing ceremony of the 34th National Games at the Birsa Munda Athletic Stadium here. The 35,000-capacity venue was jam packed. Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said that with the successful holding of the Games, the state has proved that it too can match the Commonwealth...
  • Maken to skip National Games closing today 26-02-2011 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi's isolation is complete. After his interview to CNN-IBN, sports minister Ajay Maken also dropped out of the national games finale on Saturday. Since Friday, there were doubts about Maken's travel to Ranchi for the National Games closing ceremony on Friday apparently because he doesn't want to...
  • Dhoni watches National Games, thanks BCCI 21-02-2011 11:07 AM

    Ranchi: A day after India defeated Bangladesh by 87 runs in the cricket World Cup opener, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni flew to his hometown Ranchi in Jharkhand for a day to watch the 34th National Games. Speaking to reporters at Birsa Munda Football Stadium, Dhoni thanked the Board of Control...
  • Services top medal tally at National Games 20-02-2011 11:56 PM

    Ranchi: Services upstaged Maharashtra from the pole position in the medal tally on a day of upsets which saw Asian Games gold medallist 400m hurdler Joseph Abraham being pushed to second place in the 34th National Games on Sunday. Services athletes excelled in shooting and cycling to usurp the pole...
  • Haryana wins first gold at National Games 13-02-2011 11:51 PM

    Ranchi: The sporting events at 34th National Games got off to a flying start here on Sunday, with Haryana's Sandeep Kundu being the first gold medallist of the event. He bagged the Taekwondo gold in the over 87 kg category. Jharkhand women also bagged two golds in the under 67...
  • CWG 2: National Games scam looms large 13-02-2011 07:00 AM

    Ranchi: Sports events and controversy going hand in hand yet again. It's now the turn of the 34th National Games that have begun in Ranchi. The Auditor General has already raised objections on several purchases and deals by the National Games Organising Committee, and the State Vigilance Department has also...
  • Grand start to 34th National Games 12-02-2011 10:41 PM

    Ranchi: The 34th National Games got off to a spectacular start at the Birsa Munda Athletics Stadium Saturday evening in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi. Long before the start of the opening ceremony, people started queuing up at the gates of the stadium. More than 80 percent of the stadium was full...
  • Kalmadi alienated at inauguration of Natl Games 12-02-2011 09:47 PM

    Ranchi: The 34th National Games were declared open on Saturday but conspicuous by their absence were President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Speculations are ripe that the presence of tainted former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi at the ceremony could be a possible reason for...
  • President and PM to skip National Games opening 11-02-2011 01:04 PM

    Ranchi: The 34th National Games opening ceremony slated for Saturday will take place without the President, the Vice-President or the Prime Minister. Jharkhand Governor MOH Farook will now inaugurate the Games. Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda had personally invited President Pratibha Patil. But the state government was informed that the...
  • CRPF man who killed woman kabaddi player dies 11-02-2011 11:27 AM

    Patna: A CRPF trooper who had shot himself after killing a national level woman kabaddi player succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in the Bihar capital, police said on Friday. Jaswant Singh was being treated at the Patna Medical College and Hospital. "He died Thursday night," a police official...
  • Patna: Kabbadi player shot dead by CRPF jawan 10-02-2011 07:22 AM

    New Delhi: A national level Kabbadi player was allegedly shot dead on Wednesday by a CRPF jawan who was stalking her. According to reports, the victim 21-year-old Manisha Devi was on her way back from practice when Jaswant Singh chased her and picked up a fight when she refused to...
  • National Games chairman snubs Kalmadi 01-02-2011 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Sacked Commonwealth Games Organising committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi was snubbed by the chairman of the National Games R K Anand on Tuesday. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Anand said it's better if Kalmadi doesn't come for the National Games inauguration on February 12, adding that it's up to the IOA...
  • B'wood celebrities to perform at National Games 29-01-2011 06:50 PM

    Ranchi: The opening ceremony of the 34th National Games in Ranchi on February 12th will see either Kareena Kapoor or Priyanka Chopra take part an official said on Saturday. "We have awarded Cineyug contract for opening and closing ceremonies. In the opening ceremony, either Kareena or Priyanka Chopra will take...
  • After CWG, Kalmadi lands in National Games mess 12-08-2010 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi is in fresh trouble and is now being accused of irregularities in the purchase of sporting equipment for National Games in Jharkhand. CNN-IBN has documents that expose a scam in awarding contracts for the purchase of sporting equipment for National Games...
  • National Games may get a flavour of Assam violence 28-11-2007 01:06 PM

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Monday expressed shock at all the 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises spurning Sourav Ganguly at the two-day players' auction in Bangalore. "This news has come as a shock to us. I think the crowd support which the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)...
  • National Games doping culprits named 16-06-2007 12:47 PM

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  • Gear up for Commonwealth Games: PM 18-02-2007 06:23 PM

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  • Goodwill of the National Games 17-02-2007 11:51 PM

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  • National Games: Manipur leads on Day 2 11-02-2007 12:42 AM

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  • Assam: Bomb blast before Games 09-02-2007 10:34 AM

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