Tag: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Timeline of needless drama around BFI recognition by Sports Ministry

February 26: Basketball Federation of India meeting decides to hold annual meeting in Bangalore February 28: BFI Secretary-General Ajay Sud sends a circular to BFI members indicating that the AGM would be held in Bangalore March 2: BFI members get another circular from…

Some basic facts about doping

It takes some effort to dislodge Mahendra Singh Dhoni and company from the top of the sports pages of the dailies or from prime time shows on news TV channels. Over the past week, eight track and field athletes, some…

Doping malaise fuelled by our hunger for success

Only a few months ago, the whole of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium roared in unison as the Indian women’s relay team brought home the the Commonwealth Games gold and made its wat into the hearts of the Indian fans. It…