13 Jun 2012
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is yet to submit its report on the alleged sexual harassment of junior women wrestlers but a SAI official and the grapplers involved in the controversy have claimed that the incident never took place and the furore was a result of rivalry between coaches.
07 Dec 2015
Raipur: Chhattisgarh is gearing up to host the 20th National Youth Festival next month at its upcoming capital Naya Raipur, where over 6,000 students from across the country are expected to take part in the annual gathering.
16 Jul 2015
Ahmedabad: Union Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sarbananda Sonowal today welcomed the decisions of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on the betting activities in IPL and said they would be strictly followed.
12 Aug 2014
Gangtok: Sikkim government would soon be framing its ‘Youth Policy’ keeping in mind the welfare of the youths. State Youth Affairs and Sports Minister RB Subba told a programme that the Sikkim Youth Development Board has recently been formed which will soon be followed by the framing of the Sikkim Youth Policy.
18 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated K Srikanth and Saina Nehwal for creating history at the China Open Super Series badminton and promised complete support in their endeavour for winning many more titles.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: In a bid to improve the plight of forgotten national sportstars living in penury, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs is set to implement various welfare schemes in the coming months.
10 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The 18th National Youth Festival will be held in Ludhiana from January 12 to 16. The festival is held to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on January 12, which is observed as the National Youth Day.
28 Nov 2013
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".
30 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Thursday denied that it recommended the name of Indian hockey legend, Late Major Dhyan Chand for conferring of Bharat Ratna award in 2013-14.
26 Jul 2014
Guwahati: Despite the NDA government's largesse in the Union Budget towards the North East and Assam in particular, the Congress government in the state appears ''uninterested'' in availing the benefits, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal said on Saturday.