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CWG 2014: Rousing welcome for silver-winning Indian hockey team

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:44

With a Commonwealth Games silver proudly hanging by their necks, the Indian men`s hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome by Hockey India (HI), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), fans and friends at the Indira Gandhi International airport here on Tuesday.

IOA Secretary General, wrestling referee arrested in Glasgow

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 22:44

The Indian contingent at the ongoing Commonwealth Games was today left thoroughly embarrassed after IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and an unattached wrestling referee, Virender Malik, were arrested on different charges

CWG 2014: Sarbananda Sonowal assures stern action if charges against officials true

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 22:42

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said if the charges against IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta and an unattached wrestling referee Virender Malik turn out to be true, stern action would be taken against the two officials.

CWG 2014: Two Indian officials arrested in Glasgow

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 16:49

Two Indian officials, Rajiv Mehta and Virender Malik have reportedly been arrested in Glasgow for alleged assault. Mehta is the General Secretary of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) while Malik is a wrestling referee.

Vijay Kumar named India`s flag-bearer at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 10:14

India`s Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter, Vijay Kumar will be the flag-bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

IOA writes to Central & Delhi govts on 2019 Asian Games bid

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:29

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today began the process of seeking government approval, required to mount a bid for hosting the 2019 Asian Games by writing to the Sports Ministry and Delhi Lieutenant Governor.

IOA sends expression of interest to host 2019 Asiad

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:38

Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association on Friday officially informed the Olympic Council of Asia its expression of interest to bid for the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam capital Hanoi withdrew its hosting rights in April this year.

SAI backs IOA on plan to bid for 2019 Asian Games

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 20:55

Sports Authority of India today backed the IOA on its plan to bid for the 2019 Asian Games here, saying that the country has the infrastructure to stage the multi-sporting event which is now without a host venue after Vietnam capital Hanoi`s withdrawal.

New FIH rules to be introduced in India from June 1

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 17:35

The new hockey rules announced by the international sport governing body, FIH, will be introduced in India for its domestic competition from June 1 this year, Hockey India (HI) said today.

Sochi: Indian flag unfurled at Winter Olympics

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 15:57

India completed its return to the Olympic family on Sunday when its flag was hoisted at the Sochi Games, five days after the International Olympic Committee lifted its suspension on the Southeast Asian nation.

India returns to Olympic fold

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 15:11

Two days after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) successfully conducted its elections, the International Olympic Committee has lifted India`s 14-month old ban from Olympics.

IOA elects N Ramachandran as president

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 09:31

India could return the Olympic fold after 14 months of suspension by its parent body, after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) successfully conducted its elections and declared N Ramachandran as the president of the IOA