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Tug-of-war, atya-patya recognised, not cricket and hockey


August 21st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The union sports ministry has not accorded its annual recognition to 14 national sports federations (NSF), including the Indian cricket board and Hockey India.Among the ... Read more...

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Congress MP uses dialogue to describe Parrikar’s work ethic


August 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) A Congress MP Saturday used a dialogue from the iconic film 'Sholay' to describe what he believed was the work ethic of the 12-member Goa ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha approves youth institute’s upgrade


August 9th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a bill to declare the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development in Sriperumbudur as an institution of national ... Read more...

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Goa mulls law barring politicians from sports bodies


July 27th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government could soon bring a law banning active politicians from heading sports associations, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Thursday said."Sports should be left to ... Read more...

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Kalmadi and Malhotra attack Maken, minister retaliates (Roundup)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, standing trial for alleged irregularities in the conduct of the Commonwealth Games, and union Sports Minister Ajay Maken attacked each other over the ... Read more...

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Call for legalising sports betting


June 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Retired judge Mukul Mudgal former cricket Kirti Azad called for legalising sports betting so that so that the revenue generated can be used for development ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to sports ministry (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the youth affairs and sports ministry on directing all the sports federations to hold their elections if ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to sports ministry


April 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the youth affairs and sports ministry on directing all the sports federations to hold their elections if ... Read more...

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World-class Sports City to come up near Hyderabad (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The Yash Birla Group is to set up a world-class sports city near Hyderabad with an investment of Rs.2,000 crore. The group signed three MoUs with ... Read more...

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2,700 tribals to take part in sports fest


December 16th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 16 (IANS) More than 2,700 participants from India, Nepal and Bhutan will participate in the VIth National Sports Festival for Tribals starting here December 27.Christened Ekalavya Khelkood-2011, the ... Read more...

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Eminent sportsmen support sports bill


November 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Eminent sportsmen, including India's lone Olympic gold medallist champion Abhinav Bindra and 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev, Thursday came out strongly in ... Read more...

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BCCI opposes draft sports bill, appoints physio for Team India


October 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of the Indian Olympic Association, the Indian cricket board Saturday rejected the revised draft of the contentious sports regulation bill of the ... Read more...

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Sports bill: Contentious whereabouts clause removed


October 17th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A clause requiring athletes to state their whereabouts to enable dope tests has been excluded from the revised draft of the National Sports Development Bill ... Read more...

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Reliance MediaWorks to provide digital video library


October 1st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks has tied up with video management and licensing service provider Thought Equity Motion, Inc to offer integrated "smart content" to players in advertising, ... Read more...

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Former cricketers wants BCCI to abide by sports bill


August 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers Tuesday supported the sports ministry's move to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the purview of the ... 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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IOA rejects HI-IHF agreement


July 26th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has rejected the agreement reached between the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and Hockey India (HI).IOA acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday ... Read more...

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Government mulling new law to curb doping menace: Maken


July 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Monday that the government was planning to table a new law in the monsoon session of the Parliament to ... Read more...

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IOA rejects Sports Bill, says it impinges on federations’ autonomy


May 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The executive board of the India Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday rejected outright the government-proposed National Sports Development Bill, saying it will impinge on the autonomy ... 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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Diplomacy is conduct of relations aimed at reconciliation: Vice President Ansari


March 11th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today said that Diplomacy is the conduct of relations among political entities aimed at reconciliation and accommodation of viewpoints and interests.Delivering "Annual ... Read more...

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ECB faces legal threat over ill-gotten’ Stanford gains


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.3 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket board faces the threat of legal action to return 3.5 million dollars it received from the ill-fated deal with disgraced financier Sir Allen Stanford.According ... Read more...

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Sports ministry to formulate National Sports Development law


February 1st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) New sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday said the government will come out with a National Sports Development Legislation that would force the sports federations to come down ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes National Games’ success will change sporting scenario


January 5th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan's sports chiefs are hoping to bring international sporting action back to the country after successfully hosting the National Games in Peshawar last month.The Pakistan Olympic Association ... Read more...

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Scots to use space age technology to keep injury at bay during Delhi CWG


September 29th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh/New Delhi, Sept.29 (ANI): Athletes from Scotland who are going to compete in next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, have revealed that they are employing space age technology to save themselves ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security would ensure safe Delhi CWG: Hooper


September 16th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 16(ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive, Mike Hooper, insists that unprecedented security would ensure a safe Delhi Commonwealth Games.In spite of widespread concerns in the build-up to the October ... Read more...

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Independent Kiwi security report finds no fresh Delhi CWG concerns


September 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 16(ANI): The second report from an independent security firm engaged by Netball New Zealand (NNZ) and Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) has raised no fresh concerns ahead of next month's Delhi ... Read more...

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Move to engage ‘own security advice’ for Delhi CWG ‘defies logic’: NZOC


September 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 14(ANI): The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has said that the decision of Netball New Zealand (NNZ), Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) to engage ... Read more...

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Australian sport far from incorruptible


September 1st, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep.1 (ANI): Eight years after disgraced South African captain Hansie Cronje plummeted to his tragic death, cricket's corruption is about as well concealed as Merv Hughes's moustache.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Pak asks India to block ‘fake’ kabaddi team’s visit


August 19th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 19(ANI): The Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) has asked the Indian Embassy in Islamabad to block the visit of a 'fake' kabaddi team to India.PKF Secretary Mohammad Sarwar made the ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton reaches Hyderabad


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Queen's Baton for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) reached this Andhra Pradesh capital Saturday to a rousing reception. A.K. Parida, principal secretary to Andhra Pradesh government, sports, received ... Read more...

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IOA does what is good for the sports: Randhir Singh


July 1st, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The Secretary General of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Randhir Singh, on Thursday said the organisation is committed to proper governance of sports bodies and is doing all ... Read more...

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Our autonomy should be respected: Randhir


June 29th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Tuesday maintained that the government will have to respect the autonomy of the sports federations and that they have ... Read more...

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IOC brokers truce between IOA, sports ministry


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) appears to have brokered a truce between Indian sports federations and the sports ministry on the functioning of the sports bodies. The IOC, ... Read more...

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