Anurag Thakur

‘India is developing a sport structure from grassroots to elite levels’

Rajeev Deshpande

The sports minister sees India’s success at the Asian Games as proof that medals will no longer be a rarity. He tells Rajeev Deshpande why podium finishes at the 2024 Paris Olympics are well within reach

A Welcome Drawn Match

Any wrongdoing must be punished and only complete transparency will dispel the doubts and bad vibes that have enveloped Indian sport

Anurag Thakur: Voice Of Government

Being among the younger—and fitter

‘Our vision is to be among the top 10 on the medals table in Los Angeles in 2028,‘ says Anurag Thakur

Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur is on a mission to reduce hurdles in sport. A fitness enthusiast and keen cricketer, he tells Nikita Doval what India’s training programmes are doing and what its medal prospects are


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