Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has tested positive for COVID-19. He took to Twitter handle and shared the information that he has tested positive for the virus.
Rijiju was in Uttarakhand on Friday to inaugurate a Water Sports and Adventure Institute in Tehri.
Rijiu said the government has provided all possible support to the country's athletes in preparation for the Olympics, and it is now their job to make the Games a "memorable" one for India.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, during 'Fit India Walkathon' in Delhi on March 08, urged countrymen to not believe in rumours and assured that the Olympics are on track and dates are finalised.
On the occasion of International Women's Day and to celebrate 125 years of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's legacy, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, flagged off a 'Fit India Walkathon' at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
After number of people displayed their determination and zeal to win, Delhi Marathon 2021 ended and turned out to be a great success.
The ISSF Combined World Cup will be held in New Delhi from March 18 to 29 with shooters from more than 40 countries, including UK and Brazil, taking part in the event.
Rijiju said all requirements of athletes heading into the Tokyo Olympics are being met.
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday launched the material synthesized by collaborative efforts of NDTL and NIPER Guwahati.
A 30-day camp will see players being monitored and analysed.
The Union Sports Minister admitted that the calendar for the games was in jeopardy due to COVID-19 and that the infrastructure was also affected.
Rijiju requested WADA chief Witold Banka, to allow NDTL, suspended till January next year, to resume dope analysis as soon as possible.
Narayanan had to pay custom duty of Rs 6,300 to get the gold medal which he won in the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad in August this year.
Rijiju made the statement during a virtual session on the occasion of 29th World Disability Day.
The union sports minister also said that the country is expected to send the largest ever contingent of athletes to the postponed Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8 next year.
There will be a special focus on developing sports science facilities at all the academies to improve the overall quality of training.
Defender Manitombi Singh, who died in August at the age of 39 in Imphal after long illness, was the only earning member of his family and is survived by parents, wife and an eight-year-old son.
Last year, both the hockey teams secured their Olympic berth in Bhubaneswar following a successful outing in the Olympic Qualifiers at the Kalinga Stadium.
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Regional Centre in Zirakpur will serve as one of the main centres in the northern belt.
Both of Singh's kidneys are damaged and he has been searching for a donor for about a month and has urged sports ministry for help.