Pune, Jan. 11 -- Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore inaugurated the Khelo India Youth Games here on Wednesday. On the sidelines of the event, Hindustan Times talked with him on several issues.


In any age-group competition, age fraud is a major issue. How do you plan to tackle that?

We're gradually creating a system of logging in people when they start to compete with their documents/identity. It gets uploaded to a central database. Thereafter, that particular athlete never has to carry his form in other competitions that s/he goes to as the data will reflect automatically in future events. Thereafter, random tests will be carried out.

Does the pace at which Indian sport has moved since you won the Olympic medal i...