Ministry extends contract of existing foreign coaches to Sept 2021

NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry on Thursday extended the contracts of all foreign coaches till September 30 next year and said that future hiring will be done on a four-year cycle in sync with the Olympic Games to ensure continuity.

The four-year contracts to be given to new coaches will, however, be on the basis of recommendation from the respective National Sports Federations. The extension for current bunch of hired coaches has been done keeping in mind the postponement of the Olympics to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AGENCIES)