Sports minister, Kiren Rijiju recently adressed a webinar where he highlighted the idea of every state adopting one sport for its development.

The administrators are busy thrashing out resumption plans but with the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down, India's sportspersons are pleading for caution as discussion rages on whether competitions can resume by August.

The Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi, who played 398 ODIs and 27 Tests, is the third Paksitan cricketer to test positive for the virus after Taufeeq Umar and Zafar Sarfaraz. 

All training camps at Sports Authority of India centres to remain suspended till May 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday be speaking to India's top athletes, including cricket stars such as current captain Virat Kohli, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, amid a national lockdown to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Manipur government has decided to provide benefits to sportspersons and artistes who have brought laurels to the state and the country.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has said that his government will invest Rs 450 crore for development of sports infrastructure in the state.

India manages to capture the headlines not only through politics, entertainment but even through sports. The year 2019 experienced massive sports buzzing as the Indian sports personalities gave their best in every field.