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newsfootball6 months ago

Tokyo-bound Indian shuttlers to be vaccinated from next month

The Indian Sports Ministry has decided to vaccinate Indian shuttlers eyeing for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the next month. The Badminton’s Qualification period, which was suspended in March last year due to the Covid-19 outbreak, will resume from the next month with the Swiss Open.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Kiren Rijiju announces launch of women’s football league in India

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday, the government will launch a football league for women next month, creating one of the most extensive football programmes in the country, aiming to take the sport to the masses. India will be hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
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newsfootball2 years ago

There is certain improvement in football in India, says Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju has said that he can see certain progress in the football standards of the Indian men and women players now. The Indian sports minister has also added that football is the biggest game in terms of many things and India need to put in a lot of efforts for the growth of the sport.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Report | Central Government to enhance funding to the AIFF, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, said that the Government of India would enhance the funding to aid the AIFF for the development of football in the country. India have been known to have poor infrastructure and other developmental facilities due to inadequate funding.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Sports Minister assured us of “early resolution” concerning IOC ban, reveals Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has revealed that India’s new Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has promised to seek a quick resolution for IOC’s current ban on India for hosting global events. Rijiju was present in Bhubaneswar to witness the finals of World Series Hockey.
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