Sports Minister(Search results - 29)
India NewsAug 31, 2021, 11:17 AM IST
Sports minister Anurag Thakur’s skipping skills impress netizens; watch video
The union sports minister Anurag Thakur shared a video in which he is displaying his skipping skills. The video went crazy viral on social media.
SportsAug 5, 2021, 11:51 AM IST
Punjab government to reward state hockey players with Rs 1 crore cash award: Sports Minister
India clinched the bronze medal after defeating Germany 5-4 in the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey to earn their first medal in 41 years.
SportsAug 4, 2021, 10:00 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur hails PV Sindhu as 'one of India's greatest Olympians'
Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu made the nation proud by winning the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Meanwhile, upon return, she was hailed by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur as 'one of India's greatest Olympians'.
SportsAug 3, 2021, 6:04 PM IST
Tokyo Paralympics: India's official theme song launched by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur
India is sending its largest-ever contingent to the Tokyo Paralympics, as Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has launched the official theme song of the competition for the nation.
SportsJul 9, 2021, 4:41 PM IST
Watch Tokyo Olympics theme song for India sung by Mohit Chauhan
The Tokyo Olympics is nearly set and would get underway from July 23, while more than 120 Indian athletes are expected to participate in the global event. Meanwhile, the theme song for the Indian contingent has been released, sung by Mohit Chauhan.
SportsJul 8, 2021, 7:56 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju asserts India would continue its journey towards becoming great sports nation
The journey of Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has come to an end, as he has been promoted as the Minister of Law and Justice. Having served as the Sports Minister for two years, he believes that there would be no stopping India's journey as a great sports nation.
SportsJun 27, 2021, 5:26 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju reveals India's primary target during the Games
The Tokyo Olympics is set to get underway in less than a month, while the Indian contingent will happen to be over 120 athletes strong. However, what would be India's primary target during the Games? Here's what Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said.
SportsJun 27, 2021, 4:16 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: After Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, PM Narendra Modi urges nation to support Indian athletes
The Indian contingent would be travelling to Tokyo for the upcoming Olympic Games. Ahead of what is expected to be India's best-ever outing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged his citizens to support the athletes with all their heart.
SportsJun 26, 2021, 6:33 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: TN CM to award ₹3 crore to gold medalists, Rijiju urges cricketers-like support for athletes
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is all set to be played between July 23 and August 8, while the Indian Sports Minister has demanded cricketers-like support for the athletes from the fans. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister will be rewarding the goal-medalists ₹3 crore.
SportsJun 23, 2021, 6:17 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Kiren Rijiju says India won't accept any decision affecting athletes adversely
The Indian contingent is preparing itself to travel to Tokyo for the upcoming Olympic Games. While the Indian Olympic Association is working on providing all the support to the Indian athletes, it is unhappy with some decisions regarding by the organisers.
SportsJun 13, 2021, 2:12 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics 2020: No government officials to be part of Indian delegation, says sports minister
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju took to Twitter to inform that the rationale behind the decision is to optimize the performance of the athletes by sending more support staff like coaches, physiotherapists and doctors.
SportsMay 21, 2021, 5:25 PM IST
Sports Ministry grants ₹20.67 crore for Haryana to host Khelo India Youth Games 2021
The upcoming edition of the Khelo India Youth Games would be held in November, the fourth edition of the Indian sporting event. It was last held in 2020, in Guwahati, Assam, with Maharashtra being the best performer.
SportsFeb 26, 2021, 6:18 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Khelo India Winter Games 2021
Khelo India Winter Games is the second edition of the youth winter games. Having been played initially in 2020, in Leh and Kondori, it is once again being held at the same venues. The primary objective of the tournament is to unearth grassroot-level talents for the international level.
SportsDec 21, 2020, 1:49 PM IST
Khelo India Youth Games 2021: Kalaripayattu, Mallakhamba among 4 new games
The upcoming edition of the Khelo India Youth Games would be the fourth edition of the annual youth sporting competition in India. The tournament sees Indian kids participate in various sports, including athletics, to showcase their brilliant talent and become a prospect.
SportsJul 30, 2020, 1:56 PM IST
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju sanctions Rs 5 lakh for wushu player who was forced to work as farm labourer
Shiksha, a Haryana-based wushu player, will receive Rs 5 lakh from sports minister Kiren Rijiju