SPORTS MINISTRY

  • The last of the golden generation of hockey felicitated November 29, 2014

    The Indian hockey medal winners were felicitated by the Sports ministry that won against Pakistan in 1964 to clinch gold at the Tokyo Olympics. ...
  • TOP is a great initiative by sports ministry, says Rahul Dravid October 28, 2014

    With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme". ...
  • Will discuss IndoPak cricket: Sports Minister Sarabananada Sonowal May 27, 2014

    Sarabananada Sonowal who was sworn in as a Minister of State with Independent Charge on Monday said that he was happy to take charge as the Sport Minister. In an interview to CNNIBN Sonowal said, "We will discuss over cricket between India and Pakistan." ...
  • Thinking of ways to bring transparency in sports: Jitendra Singh May 24, 2013

    Even as Sports Minister Jitendra Singh said the the functioning of the IPL and the BCCI do not come under the Sports Ministry, he added that the government is thinking of ways to bring more transparency in Indian sports. ...
  • Can sports ministry solve the Olympic sports crisis? December 7, 2012

    The sports ministry derecognised the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation and the Archery Association of India on Friday for their unclean electoral process. ...
  • Sports ministry acts tough on boxing and archery bodies December 7, 2012

    Indian sports ministry derecognised the national boxing and archery bodies Friday for their faulty electoral process. ...
  • Suspensions not enough, says Maken May 16, 2012

    The union sports minister has urged the BCCI to remove the root cause of matchfixing and find a solution in the larger interest of the game. ...
  • Political help pouring in for injured Sonu Sinha April 18, 2011

    From the ministry of sports to railways to the UP government, all are willing to extend help to Sonu. ...
  • CWG controversy to damage brand India? August 4, 2010

    Commonwealth Games or corruption wealth games? Kalmadi has now set up a panel to probe allegations of corruption. ...
  • Is Commonwealth Games a waste of money? July 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Mani Shankar Aiyar may have spoken out of turn, but his remarks should force a greater focus on making the management of the Commonwealth Games more transparent. At CNNIBN, we support the CWG. As South Africa showed with the recent World Cup Soccer, a sporting event can be an...
  • 2010 Games work would complete in time, says Gill December 8, 2009

    M S Gill visited Indira Gandhi stadium on Monday. ...
  • Watch: Ferreira talks about sports and Union Budget July 9, 2009

    The former World Billiards champion says Govt should look beyond Games 2010. ...
  • BJP's salvo: Cong not playing by rules on Gill April 9, 2008

    Should a former Chief Election Commissioner accept a Ministers post? The BJP has questioned the propriety over the induction of M S Gill into the Manmohan Singh Cabinet. ...