Kiren Rijiju
Sports  /  Published 23.05.20

Live with new normal: Kiren Rijiju

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said India will not host any international event in the immediate future and fans will have to learn to live with the new normal of sporting activities happeni...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.05.20

Government sets norms for stadium use

The sports ministry on Monday gave its go-ahead to the resumption of training in all sports complexes and stadia with immediate effect after the government eased restrictions for the fourth phase of t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.05.20

Clarity cry follows resumption indication

Tokyo Olympic-bound Indian athletes may have something to cheer about as staggered resumption of halted training camps seem to be a possibility now, after the ministry of home affairs issued new guide...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.05.20

Govt allows sports complexes to reopen in Lockdown 4.0

Sports complexes were on Sunday permitted to open by the home ministry in the fourth phase of the coronavirus-forced lockdown, possibly clearing the path for a resumption of the training of athletes w...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 12.05.20

Ease training curbs, plead lifters

Mirabai Chanu and other weightlifters on Monday requested sports minister Kiren Rijiju to allow resumption of training at the earliest, insisting that their practice hall is big enough to ensure socia...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.05.20

BRIEFS: Camps from month end

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said his ministry is devising a plan to ensure a phased resumption of national camps for Olympic-bound athletes by the end of this month but others might have to...
By Agencies in Rome

Sports  /  Published 09.04.20

Stranded Diwan seeks help

The sports ministry on Thursday swung into action after hockey Olympian and member of the 1975 World Cup-winning team, Ashok Diwan, desperately sought help to get back to the country from the US, wher...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.04.20

PM discusses Covid-19 with top athletes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed the the rapidly-growing threat of the Covid-19 pandemic with India's top athletes, including cricket icon Virat Kohli and star shuttler P. V. Sindhu, u...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Little girl’s stay-home appeal wins the hearts of thousands

A nine-year-old girl asking everyone to stay indoors during the 21-day lockdown to help her policeman father who is away from home on duty has tugged at the heartstrings of thousands, including Union ...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

Sports  /  Published 17.03.20

BRIEFS: Kiren Rijiju message

All national camps, except for those where athletes are preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, were on Tuesday postponed until further orders in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sports minister Kiren Rijiju ...
By Agencies in Calcutta


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