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International cricket resumes with England vs WI test series after 116 days

Jul 8, 2020
The last international cricket match was played on March 13 between Austalia and New Zealand behind closed doors. 

Virat Kohli under 'conflict of interest' scanner

Jul 7, 2020
Many veteran Indian cricketers including Ganguly, Sachin and Rahul Dravid have had to relinquish multiple posts in the past after coming under the conflict of interest scanner.

Sports Ministry to launch Target Opium Podium Scheme for Junior Athletes

Jul 4, 2020
The Target Opium Podium Scheme (TOPS) will groom the junior athletes for 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

Kiren Rijiju launches NADA app to inform athletes about the banned substances

Jul 1, 2020
NADA app aims at providing valuable information to the athletes on various aspects of the sports as well as about the prohibited substances, the use of which may hamper the athlete’s career.

Australia, New Zealand to jointly host FIFA Women's World Cup 2023

Jun 26, 2020
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 will take place in Australia and New Zealand. 

India lifted first-ever Cricket World Cup on this day in 1983

Jun 25, 2020
It has been 37 years since India beat the mighty West Indies to lift its first-ever Cricket World Cup and create a new history in cricket.

World’s No.1 Tennis Player Novak Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19

Jun 23, 2020
Novak Djokovic confirmed that his wife, Jelena Djokovic has also tested positive while the results of their children remain negative.

World Athletics appoints Laurent Boquillet as new Head of Global Development

Jun 22, 2020
Laurent Boquillet will be taking up his position on July 1, 2020, and will be based in Monaco at World Athletics Head Office.

BAI recommends Kidambi Srikanth for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award after his apology

Jun 20, 2020
HS Prannoy has been issued a notice by BAI, giving him 15 days to respond to his misconduct.

Football Federation recommends former captain IM Vijayan for Padma Shri

Jun 18, 2020
The 51-year-old former professional footballer and the striker had scored 40 goals in 79 matches for India. IM Vijayan was awarded the Indian ‘Player of the Year’ in 1993, 1997, and 1999.

Sports Ministry to establish Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

Jun 17, 2020
The Sports Ministry’s effort is to scale up the best sporting facilities available in each state of India into a world-class standard facility where athletes from all over India will train in their specific discipline.

KL Rahul, Jadega, Pujara issued notice by NADA for failing to disclose their whereabouts

Jun 15, 2020
Two Indian women cricketers, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma also received similar notices. 

Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu cleared of doping charge by IWF; demands apology and compensation

Jun 10, 2020
The Indian Weightlifter said that the IWF has robbed her of the chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics due to its callous attitude. 

ICC approves interim regulation changes: Ban imposed on use of saliva to shine balls 

Jun 9, 2020
The teams will be allowed to replace players displaying symptoms of COVID-19 during a Test match.

Sports Ministry launches Khelo India Community Coach Development Programme

Jun 3, 2020
Kiren Rijiju defined the programme as a critical and far-reaching initiative that will boost India’s hopes of becoming a powerful force in the field of sports.

Boxing Federation announces nominees for Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award

Jun 2, 2020
As per the official from the Boxing Federation of India, the nominations of the athletes and coaches have been made on the basis of their performance in the last four years.

Rohit Sharma nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020

May 31, 2020
The BCCI has nominated Shikhar Dhawan, Deepti Sharma and Ishant Sharma for Arjuna Awards. 

India vs Australia test series to go ahead? Cricket Australia finalises four test venues

May 28, 2020
Cricket Australia has finalised four venues for hosting India vs Australia test series that is scheduled for later this year.

Mizoram accords industrial status to sports

May 26, 2020
The Mizoram cabinet has granted industry status to sports with the aim of attracting huge investments in the sector. 

Balbir Singh Sr: Hockey legend passed away at 96

May 25, 2020
Balbir Singh Sr., the iconic centre-forward was the country’s most accomplished athletes. He was the only Indian among the 16 legends who was chosen by the International Olympic Committee across the modern Olympic history.  

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