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London Olympics tops new sports minister's priorities
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Listing his priorities after taking charge of the sports ministry, Ajay Maken has said he would like India to better their Beijing Olympics performance in the 2012 London Games and has asked his officials to make a blueprint for the athletes' preparation.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:01:59 PM

Maken to stick to Gill's tenure and age guidelines
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Taking charge as the new sports minister, Ajay Maken backed his predecessor M.S. Gill's controversial age and tenure restrictions for sports federations but said he wants to adopt a 'non-confrontational' approach while implementing the ruling.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 6:46:37 PM

Australia's CWG payment issue to be sorted out in 10 days: Maken
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) New sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said the issue of non-payment of bills to the Australian companies for their work during the Commonwealth Games would be sorted out within 10 days.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 6:35:00 PM

Hockey national women's championship to begin Friday
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Twentysix teams will compete in the hockey senior National Women's Championship in Sonepat beginning Friday.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 6:11:10 PM

Maken directs officials to sort out payment issue
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) New sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he has given instructions that the issue of unpaid bills of Australian companies for their work during the Commonwealth Games should be sorted out within 10 days.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 4:17:54 PM

Sports ministry important in handling CWG disputes: Maken
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The sports ministry has a 'very important role' to play in handling disputes related to the Commonwealth Games (CWG), India's new Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ajay Maken said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:47:41 PM

Bangaloreans' 48-hour run/pedal to fund education
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) People in this tech hub have found a new way to raise funds to help educate the poor children and in the process, stay fit.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 11:36:57 AM

PSPB, West Bengal face-off in TT team finals
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Holders Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) and hosts West Bengal made their way into the finals in both the men's and women's sections of the 72nd senior national and interstate table tennis championship here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 8:13:59 PM

Commonwealth delegates to study Haryana's sports talent hunt
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) The 'Play for India' sports talent hunt - the Sports Physical Aptitude Test (SPAT) programme of Haryana - has been chosen for presentation at the conference of Commonwealth Advisory Board on sports to be held in New Delhi next month.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 7:47:37 PM

Sports federations upbeat with Maken's appointment
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The National Sports Federations (NSFs) were upbeat and expect a positive change with the appointment of Ajay Maken as India's new sports minister here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 7:43:55 PM

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