Sports Authority of India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

National Coaching Camp for Table Tennis approved by Sports Authority of India: Key Facts

The SAI stands for Sports Authority of India. It has consented a national coaching camp for table tennis. It will be held from 28 October – 8 December 2020. What is the fund allocated for the camp? The National Coaching camp has been allowed at an estimated cost of Rs 18 lakh (plus air travel ..

Srinivas Gowda covers 142.5m in 13.62 seconds at Kambala

Kambala is a traditional sport of Karnataka, in which the people of coastal districts of the state conduct a buffalo-race. It was in news recently as one of the local contestants from Dakshina Kannada district named Srinivas Gowda covered 142.5 m Kambala in just 13.62 seconds. The Sports Authority of India recently announced that it ..

SAI and Hockey India jointly launch High Performance Centres

Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Hockey India jointly announced that High Performance Centres would be established in seven places across the country. The Centres are expected to provide world-class facilities to Junior and Sub-Junior hockey players. The Centres, which would provide international exposure to players, will be monitored by Hockey India. Four Centres including ..

Dejan Papic appointed as new national coach of Indian table tennis team

Dejan Papic from Canada has been appointed the new national coach of the Indian table tennis team. He accepted the one-year contract that was offered to him by the Sports Authority of India (SAI). He will be paid USD 7000 per month and his contract will be up for renewal after the Tokyo Olympics. The ..

Radheyshyam Julaniya appointed as new Union Sports Secretary

Radheyshyam Julaniya, a 1985 batch officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, has been appointed the new Union Sports Secretary. He succeeded Rahul Bhatnagar, who is set to join the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Earlier, Bhatnagar had also served as Director General of Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). During his tenure, ..