All India Football Federation president Praful Patel lauded Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju for putting “more focus” on sports which has helped the country see a “quantum jump” in overall Indian sports. “Of late, we have seen a major change in …Read More »
In an interaction with the India U-17 women’s national team on Tuesday, December 1, All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju laid down the future pathway for the players, starting from the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualification campaign to the 2027 …Read More »
AIFF president Praful Patel & Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju interact with India U-17 girls via video conferencing!
All India Football Federation president Praful Patel and Minister of State of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju interacted at length with the India U-17 Women’s National team and assured them of their full support and laid down a roadmap for the girls on Tuesday, December 1. …Read More »
The Indian Sports Ministry on Friday, November 6 sanctioned Rs 5 lakh to the family of deceased Manipuri Footballer Manitombi Singh with an effort to ease the financial crisis of the family. Manitombi, who died on August, 2020 at the age of 39, was the only earning member of his …Read More »
Indian Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju launched the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) new logo at Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, today. The event was attended by Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal; Indian Olympic Association President, Narinder Batra and Director General SAI, Sandip Pradhan alongwith the …Read More »
India Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju sanctions Rs.5 lakhs for ailing junior footballer Ramananda Ningthoujam!
The Sports Ministry has come forward to extend financial support to Ramananda Ningthoujam, a young Indian footballer who has represented India at various international tournaments, and is suffering from kidney failure. The son of a rickshaw-puller, his family does not have the means to provide him necessary treatment. He is …Read More »
The Mizoram Football Association has send an official letter to India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports inquiring about what they termed the disregard of Jeje Lalpekhlua for the Arjuna Award. The letter amongst other things said the following: Firstly, the Mizoram Football Association offers sincere congratulations to all the …Read More »
enJogo: Virtual Learning enters Sports Industry with India’s first sports-based Fitness & Training App!
They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and that has never been truer than it is in the current scenario, where the global coronavirus pandemic has helped breed innovation in almost everything we do – right from our regular interactions to daily modalities, such as the way we …Read More »
Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju laid special emphasis on the importance of growing home-grown coaches to broad-base football and other sports in the country, in an online discussion on Friday, September 4. “Coaching is an integral part of football. A lot of foreign coaches are brought in …Read More »
The President of India Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020 on the occasion of National Sports Day tomorrow, August 29. Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, President of the Indian Olympic Association Narendra Dhruv Batra and several other dignitaries will …Read More »