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IOA bows under pressure after an eventful 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 12:47

A usually reticent Sports Ministry was at its persuasive best as it fought for India`s reinclusion in the Olympic fold even as the corruption-tainted IOA embarrassed itself by trying hard to defy the IOC for most part of the year before being forced to bow under pressure in an eventful 2013.

CSI leads protest at IOA GBM

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 11:55

The IOA General Body Meeting began on a stormy note on Sunday with close to 50 demonstrators under the banner of Clean Sports India protesting against the association`s officials.

India on way back to Olympic fold after successful Lausanne talks

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 17:35

Lausanne (Switzerland): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday agreed to have fresh elections and hold another Annual General Meeting (AGM) within a month to select their representatives, paving the way for its return to the Olympic fold after a ban was imposed on it last year.

Crucial IOC meeting today for India`s Olympics return

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 10:36

Armed with a concrete action plan, India`s sports administrators will hold a crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne today to draw a roadmap for the country`s return to the Olympic fold.

HC refuses to appoint committee to run suspended IOA

Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 19:29

The Delhi High Court today refused to form a committee to conduct the affairs of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), recently suspended by International Olympic Committee (IOC) owing to the government`s alleged interference into its affairs and non-observance of Olympic charter by it.

India out of Olympics as IOC suspends Indian Olympic Association

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 09:48

Two officials with knowledge of the decision say the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended India`s national Olympic committee - Indian Olympic Association - because of government interference.

Ban on IOA gives an opportunity to clean the mess: Randhir

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 21:22

Former IOA secretary general Randhir Singh on Tuesday said that the IOC`s decision to ban the Indian Olympic Association gives an "opportunity" to clean the mess, and insisted that the international body is not against the country but against the system.

Tainted CWG official Lalit Bhanot elected as IOA Secretary General

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 15:26

Tainted sports administrator Lalit Bhanot has been elected unopposed as Secretary General of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as all the candidates contesting the post withdrew from the elections.

IOA delegation to go to Lausanna for talks

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 20:54

Rattled by the International Olympic`s committee`s renewed threat to suspend India, the IOA is sending a two-member delegation to Lausanne to meet top IOC officials and resolve the vexed issues surrounding its upcoming elections.

IOA crisis can be avoided by calling off elections: Randhir

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 19:04

Indian Olympics Association (IOA) Secretary General, Randhir Singh today said that by calling off the controversial December 5 election, the body can still avoid the suspension from the International Olympic Committee.

IOA elections rescheduled to Dec 5

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 18:50

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections will now take place Dec 5.

Bhanot to contest for IOA Secretary General`s post

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 20:57

Tainted sports administrator Lalit Bhanot has filed his nomination for the post of Secretary General of the Indian Olympic Association, ending days of speculation on whether he will contest in the upcoming IOA elections to be held on November 25.