Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicSports Authority of India

Topic: Sports Authority of India

After ‘misconduct’ by male coaches, SAI orders women coaches to accompany female athletes on tour

The apex sports body will also appoint compliance officers in national camps and foreign-exposure trips to expedite complaints.

SAI terminates contract of coach who faces ‘improper behaviour’ charge from woman cyclist

The national sports body has formed a committee to probe the allegation; senior woman cyclist said coach misbehaved in a training camp in Slovenia.

Indian federations lack awareness on Paralympics classification of athletes. It shows in Tokyo

Indian para-athletes’ performance at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 must lead to entry of qualified classifiers so that more para-athletes can compete in future games.

India must think beyond glory of medal winners. Many things still holding us back in sports

Today's sportspersons are rarely in the game because of choice. Winning medals will remain a matter of luck if India doesn't create a sporting culture beyond cricket.

Need bio bubble, 200-day training plan for athletes going to Tokyo Olympics — House panel

The committee has said athletes who have qualified for the July 2021 Olympics should be sent abroad for training, and must get Covid vaccine on priority.

Centre doesn’t require Delhi High Court nod to grant recognition to sports bodies, says SC

The top court was hearing the Sports Ministry's appeal against the HC order, which prohibited the govt from granting recognition to national federations without its approval.

18-year-old athlete commits suicide in his hostel room at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

The Sports Authority of India has ordered a departmental inquiry into the death of the athlete who represented India at international level.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.