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IOC ban detrimental for Indian sports: Malhotra

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 20:17

Vijay Kumar Malhotra, the president of the recognised Indian Olympic Association (IOA), onThursday regretted International Olympic Committee’s decision aggainst revoking its suspension of India but promised his best efforts ensure the country`s return to the Olympic movement.

IOA continues to defy IOC on chargesheet clause

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 15:50

The suspended Indian Olympic Association continued to be in a defiant mood despite the IOC`s tough stand on the chargesheet clause, saying Indian law would prevail on these matters and the world body cannot force these provisions upon it.

IOC rejects IOA`s clause, India`s Olympic ban to continue

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 11:51

India will continue to remain out of the Olympic fold as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected the request of the suspended Indian Olympic Association.

IOA’s stance puts India’s return to Olympic fold in jeopardy

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 10:31

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has maintained its stand on the contentious chargesheet clause saying it wants the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to adopt it for ensuring good governance.

Top shooter Abhinav Bindra demands clean IOA

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 13:12

India`s elite athletes have piled the pressure on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and demanded the removal of all tainted officials in order to overturn the country`s Olympic ban.

Bindra slams IOA, asks IOC not to back out

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 20:46

Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra today lashed out at IOA officials for refusing to accept International Olympic Committee`s directive to bar chargesheeted persons from contesting elections and asked the world body to stick to its earlier stand.

Why attend meeting, when I haven`t called it: Malhotra

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 20:53

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra, who is recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), boycotted Sunday`s Special General Meeting saying he "didn`t call it so why attend it".

Not 100 percent happy with IOA: IOC observer

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 20:50

International Olympic Council (IOC) observer Francisco Elizalde on Sunday said he was "not 100 percent happy" with the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA), at its Special General Meeting here, rejecting the clause relating to barring chargesheeted officials from holding post or running for office.

Only those convicted for two or more years barred from polls: IOA

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 18:53

The Indian Olympic Association on Sunday managed to dilute the contentious clause which would bar charge-sheeted officials from contesting elections while accepting all the other amendments proposed by the International Olympic Committee, clearing the decks for an early return to the Olympic fold.

IOA likely to amend its constitution incorporating age and tenure guidelines

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 16:04

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is likely to amend its constitution and is set to incorporate age and tenure guidelines.

IOA set to ignore IOC warnings at GBM

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 14:47

It may put India`s return to the Olympic fold in jeopardy but the suspended IOA`s General Body Meeting here tomorrow is all set to ignore the IOC`s directive to bar chargesheeted officials from contesting elections through constitutional amendments.

Indian govt backs IOC move to keep tainted officials out

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 09:19

The Indian government on Wednesday backed the International Olympic Committee`s efforts in barring tainted officials from contesting the national Olympic body`s elections.