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Tag: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Central Government Jobs Under Sports Quota: 21 New Disciplines Added, Click For Details

Bhubaneswar: The Centre has included 21 new sports disciplines including ‘Mallakhamb’ and ‘Sepak Takraw’ in the list of sports disciplines which qualify for recruitment of meritorious sports persons to any post in Group ‘C’ in Ministries/Department of Government of India. The new sports disciplines include- Baseball, Cycle Polo, Fencing, Mallakhamb, Net Ball, Pencak Silat, Roll […]

Rijiju pays tribute to Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day
National Sports Day: Khel Ratna Awardees To Receive 25 Lakh, 15 Lakh For Arjuna Awardees

New Delhi: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday announced an enhancement in the prize money in four of the seven categories of the National Sports Awards. Rijiju made this announcement on the occasion of the 115th birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand, which is also celebrated as National Sports Day. The prize money […]

NADA Launches First Mobile App To Bridge Gap Between Athletes & Agency

New Delhi: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday launched India’s National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) first mobile app. The app aims to create a bridge between athletes and the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) by providing easily-accessible information on various aspects of the sport, and most importantly about prohibited substances, the inadvertent use of which may lead […]

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Sports Ministry To Hire Around 1500 Coaches To Fill Up Vacancies: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said the government has decided to recruit around 1500 coaches to fill up existing vacancies and ensured full support to the country’s athletes. “There are approximately 1500 vacancies for coaches, whom we couldn’t hire due to technical reasons. So we have decided to fill up these vacancies […]

Target To See India Among Top 10 Medal Winners In 2028 Olympics: Kiren Rijiju

Bhubaneswar: Revealing his target to see India finish among the top 10 medal winners in 2028 Olympics, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju today said that all the players participating in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics are best prepared. Rijiju, who was in Bhubaneswar today for the launch of Khelo India University Games 2020’s schedule, logo, […]

Rijiju writes to UK MP for including shooting in 2022 CWG

New Delhi: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has written a letter to Nicky Morgan, Member of Parliament in the UK, asking for her personal intervention to get shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in Birmingham. In June, the executive board of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) had decided to exclude shooting […]

High-Level Committee To Strategise For 2020, 2024 Olympics

New Delhi: A high-level committee has been constituted by the Sports Ministry to coordinate and strategise the preparation for the Olympics games in 2020 and 2024. The committee, under the chairmanship of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju — which was constituted on Friday — will ensure that the performance of the Indian athletes is optimised in […]