Pankaj Advani gives a SCATHING opinion of India’s sports policy

India’s ace billiard player Pankaj Advani gives a scathing opinion of India’s sports policy as he believes that athletes are not the center of focus for the policy makers. He believes that athletes need to be the priority which is…

Is state sponsored terrorism enough reason for India to severe sporting ties with Pakistan ?

History has witnessed that terrorism has influenced sports. Recent events has shown that terrorism has yet again marred the spirit of sports.  The belligerence of the relationship between India and Pakistan is accrued as India denies to have any ties…

Sports Minister Vijay Goel warns Pakistan that sports and terrorism don’t go along

With so much palpable tension between the two nations, sport has often acted as a neutralising agent, giving solace to people in dire times. Apart from the border interactions, sport and probably music has been the only outlet of conversation…

VIDEO: Vijay Goel makes MPs play Football outside the Parliament to promote the FIFA U-17 World Cup

There is suddenly this ‘football high’ in India, with the Indian football team coming good in previous two games and with the nation gearing up to host its first FIFA competition. The U-17 World Cup is scheduled to be held…

Youth Portal for Talent Search and Development to be launched: Vijay Goel

Vijay Goel, the union Sports Minister on Tuesday said that the ministry is planning to launcha talent search portal soon. The portal will help in spotting bright talented sportsmen and groom them. While inaugurating the 7th Bhartiya Chhatra Sansad (Students…

Sports Ministry cuts ties with IOA

Sports Ministry cuts ties with IOA following the controversial announcement The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) courted controversy with the election of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala as Life Presidents. In view of the same,the Sports Ministry cuts ties with the…

Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala’s appointment as IOA patrons infuriates the country

Indian sport has time and again been marred by controversies that tend to force every Indian athlete, sports enthusiast and fan to question whether any of this is even worth it. The strings pulled by officials who sit at the…

Sports Minister Vijay Goel wants to pass this bill in the assembly for the betterment of sport

A country’s sporting appetite and prowess is often judged by the number of medals it manages to garner at the Olympic games, something that India has never been too proud of. The aspiration to do better is always there, but…

Vijay Goel adopts a new approach : will it succeed remains a question?

Sports Minister Vijay Goel has come up with an innovative strategy to promote sports in India. He has called upon Public sector undertakings (PSU) and Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to contribute for the promotion of sports in the country. The…

Vijay Goel toasts PV Sindhu China Open win

PV Sindhu continues to draw plaudits after her exploits at the China Open. The latest to join the bandwagon is none other than Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel. This comes after the minister tweeted about the PV Sindhu China Open…