National Sports Federations

  • Hockey India gets govt recognition as the game's sole body of governance 03-03-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India's (HI) bid to be the sole body of governance for the national sport in the country has got a shot in the arm after the Government of India recently accorded it the status of a National Sports Federation (NSF). Hockey India, which was derecognised by the...
  • Ministry issues Dec 31 deadline to NSFs to amend constitution 28-11-2013 07:38 PM

    New Delhi: The sports ministry has issued a fresh deadline to eight National Sports Federations (NSFs), which have not yet amended their constitution in accordance with the sports code, asking them to submit the required documents by December 31, 2013, failing which their government recognition could be "impacted". The ministry,...
  • Government acts tough with money-minded players 25-07-2013 05:48 PM

    New Delhi: Taking a strong note of Indian tennis players rebelling, the sports ministry on Thursday asked the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and National Sports Federations (NSFs) to come down hard on players who prefer prize money tournaments over representing the country. Sports secretary Pradip Deb didn't specify if...
  • Status quo for IOA, until free and fair elections are held 16-05-2013 01:03 AM

    Lausanne: It's status quo for the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday refused to lift its suspension until free and fair elections are held. The IOC Wednesday held a meeting with the Indian delegation headed by the Minister of State for Sports Jitendra Singh...
  • Hope IOC assists India to return to Olympic fold: Jitendra Singh 15-05-2013 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday asked the IOC to "assist" in bringing India back into the Olympic fold and said that the country is at "crossroads" as far as sports administration was concerned. "We are at the crossroads of change in the way India Sports is administered...
  • BAI fixes age and tenure for its office bearers 28-04-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Falling in line with the government's Sports Code, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has amended its constitution by fixing the term and the age limit of its office bearers. The sports ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the National Sports Federations (NSFs) to be...
  • NADA doping list shows athletes not penalised 18-11-2011 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking revelation, several dope-flunked athletes were not penalised for their offences from 2001 to 2008 by their National Sports Federations (NSFs), and this came to light after the NADA anti-doping panel released a list on the orders of the Delhi High Court. Around 120 athletes out...