sports administration

Australia appoints new sports commission chief

September 12th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) Australian Sports Minister Kate Lundy Wednesday announced that John Wylie will be the new chair of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Board.Lundy said in a statement ... Read more...

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Randhir Singh opts out of next year’s IOA election

November 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Tuesday said he will not run in its elections next year to pave way for youngsters to ... Read more...

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Sports ministry to introduce sports bill in this session

August 3rd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The sports ministry Wednesday said it would introduce the National Sports Development Bill in the current session of parliament in a bid to bring transparency ... Read more...

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Panel set up to study draft law on sports reforms (Lead)

April 7th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The government Thursday constituted a committee headed by retired Punjab and Haryana High Court chief justice Mukul Mudgal and with former badminton ace Prakash Padukone ... Read more...

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Ministry forms panel on National Sports Development Bill

April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The sports ministry Thursday formed a committee under justice (retd) Mukul Mudgal to examine the comments and suggestions received from various quarters and make appropriate ... Read more...

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Ex-Kiwi cricketer Cairns reinventing himself as Dubai diamond dealer

August 28th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.28 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricket all-rounder Chris Cairns has spent the last two years reinventing himself in the United Arab Emirates.Now, playing a social form of cricket for ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar mourns Digvijay Singh’s death

June 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday condoled the death of former union minister Digvijay Singh saying the country has lost an eminent parliamentarian and a farsighted ... Read more...

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Mattoo’s resignation accepted, Anil Khanna new OC (Lead)

January 18th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi Monday accepted Ashok Kumar Mattoo's resignation as treasurer of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) and appointed All India Tennis ... Read more...

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Centre issues guidelines to prevent age frauds in sports

November 27th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Union Government on Friday issued detailed guidelines in order to prevent age fraud in sports and ensure fair play.As the National Code against age fraud in Sports ... Read more...

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Advani wants impartial probe into Monika’s doping episode

August 13th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday demanded an impartial and speedy inquiry into the doping charge against weight-lifter Monika Devi, because of which she ... Read more...

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Olympic torch relay enters China’s ethnically divided far west

June 17th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 17 (DPA) An Olympic torch relay leg was held in China's ethnically divided far western region of Xinjiang Tuesday, as exiled Uighurs alleged that the government had vetted spectators and ... Read more...

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Indian origin wrestler in Australian Olympic squad

June 4th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Sandeep Kumar failed to make it to the Indian wrestling squad despite boasting of an outstanding record. Disillusioned by the state of sports administration in the country, Sandeep ... Read more...

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