Q. Consider the following statements regarding Sports and its development in India
1. Sports is under the Concurrent List of 7th Schedule
2. Under Target Olympic Podium Scheme or TOPS athletes and sportspersons will get customized training from top coaches
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Sports is a state subject under 7th Schedule. 

Under Target Olympic Podium Scheme or TOPS athletes and sportspersons will get customized training from top coaches at modern and well-equipped sports facilities and institutions. 

Other schemes and initiatives to promote Sports in India includes, 

(i) Khelo India Scheme 

(ii) Assistance to National Sports Federations 

(iii) Special Awards to Winners in International sports events and their Coaches 

(iv) National Sports Awards, Pension to Meritorious Sports Persons 

(v) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Sports Welfare Fund 

(vi) National Sports Development Fund 

(vii) Running Sports Training Centres through Sports Authority of India 

Source: PIB