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Not happy with repeated delays, Sports Minister Vijay Goel tells IOA to conduct National Games at the earliest

Not happy with repeated delays, Sports Minister Vijay Goel tells IOA to conduct National Games at the earliest

The National Games are supposed to take place every two years and last took place in Kerala in 2015 after a four-year gap.

May 24, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
Sports Minister Vijay Goel promises to seek details before sending anyone to Olympics

Sports Minister Vijay Goel promises to seek details before sending anyone to Olympics

He said the CBI is probing two doctors, Pawan Deep Singh and R.S. Negi, who were allegedly sent to last year`s Olympics with the 118-member Indian contingent without having the required qualifications.

May 20, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Two undeserving medicos in Rio team? CBI registers preliminary enquiry

Two undeserving medicos in Rio team? CBI registers preliminary enquiry

It is alleged that Dr Pawandeep Singh and R S Negi did not have requisite qualification and experience but were sent to the games from July 24, 2016 to August 23, 2016 with the Indian contingent.

May 19, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association grants affiliation to boxing federation

Indian Olympic Association grants affiliation to boxing federation

Indian boxing has been facing an administrative impasse for the past several years.

Apr 08, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
IOA ends long-standing impasse, grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India

IOA ends long-standing impasse, grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India

The IOA had initially refused to grant recognition to BFI stating that it still considered the now-defunct Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) as the official national body for the sport.

Apr 08, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
India not bidding for 2022 Commonwealth Games, clarifies IOA

India not bidding for 2022 Commonwealth Games, clarifies IOA

A day after Durban gave up hosting rights because the South African government failed to give financial guarantees, there were reports that IOA is weighing the option of stepping in as a replacement.

Mar 21, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Shooting legend Rajmond Debevec hits out at ISSF, Abinav Bindra

Shooting legend Rajmond Debevec hits out at ISSF, Abinav Bindra

According to the International Olympic Association's Agenda 2020, all international sports federations are to make changes to their sport to promote gender equality by the Tokyo Games.

Feb 28, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
With Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala gone, Sports Ministry re-recognises Indian Olympic Association with immediate effect

With Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala gone, Sports Ministry re-recognises Indian Olympic Association with immediate effect

IOA President N Ramachandran welcomed the ministry's decision.

Jan 13, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Ten years after being stripped off  medal, Santhi Soundarajan to file human rights violation case against AFI, IOA

Ten years after being stripped off medal, Santhi Soundarajan to file human rights violation case against AFI, IOA

AFI President Adille Sumariwalla, however, said that the federation cannot do much because Soundarajan was banned and medal stripped off by the OCA during the Asian Games.

Jan 03, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
Sports Ministry halts funding of IOA for honouring Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

Sports Ministry halts funding of IOA for honouring Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

Kalmadi has declined the post until his case has been heard, while Chautala, who was initially adamant to stay on in the patron`s role, has hinted at stepping down.

Dec 31, 2016, 11:04 AM IST
IOA Controversy: Sports Ministry suspends Indian Olympic Association for appointing Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

IOA Controversy: Sports Ministry suspends Indian Olympic Association for appointing Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala

The Sports Ministry on Friday temporarily suspended the defiant Indian Olympic Association (IOA) till the time it reverses the decision to make the scam tainted duo of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala its life presidents.

Dec 30, 2016, 21:43 PM IST
Narinder Batra resigns as IOA's associate VP in protest against life president nominations

Narinder Batra resigns as IOA's associate VP in protest against life president nominations

The IOA during its annual general meeting named Kalmadi and Chautala as life time presidents.

Dec 30, 2016, 18:28 PM IST
IOA Controversy: Abhay Singh Chautala follows Suresh Kalmadi, says he is ready to relinquish life presidency

IOA Controversy: Abhay Singh Chautala follows Suresh Kalmadi, says he is ready to relinquish life presidency

On Tuesday, during its annual general meeting, IOA named Kalmadi and Chautala as life time presidents.

Dec 29, 2016, 16:59 PM IST
IOA controversy: Sports minister Vijay Goel accuses N Ramachandran of equally guilty in appointments

IOA controversy: Sports minister Vijay Goel accuses N Ramachandran of equally guilty in appointments

Goel informed that the sports ministry has now issued a show cause notice to the IOA and given it time till tomorrow to respond.

Dec 29, 2016, 16:27 PM IST
Sports Ministry issues showcause notice to IOA; Suresh Kalmadi declines life presidency

Sports Ministry issues showcause notice to IOA; Suresh Kalmadi declines life presidency

The IOA during its annual general meeting named Kalmadi and Chautala as life time presidents.

Dec 28, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
IOA controversy: Vijay Goel has failed as a Sports Minister, says Abhay Singh Chautala

IOA controversy: Vijay Goel has failed as a Sports Minister, says Abhay Singh Chautala

Kalmadi and Chautala were made Life Presidents by the IOA at its Annual General Meeting in Chennai yesterday.

Dec 28, 2016, 12:17 PM IST
Why SSP Chawrasia is complaining four months after Rio Olympics, asks Rakesh Gupta

Why SSP Chawrasia is complaining four months after Rio Olympics, asks Rakesh Gupta

Chawrasia had vented his ire at IOA officials, saying that there were no proper arrangements even for transportation and they were treated like servants at the Rio Games.

Dec 23, 2016, 14:08 PM IST
Will think twice before representing India at Olympics, we were treated as servants: SSP Chawrasia

Will think twice before representing India at Olympics, we were treated as servants: SSP Chawrasia

Talking about overall experience at Rio, he said that Indian officials behaved like owners, while athletes were treated as servants.

Dec 23, 2016, 09:00 AM IST
Clean up sport: Ministry asks IOA, NSFs to disclose information

Clean up sport: Ministry asks IOA, NSFs to disclose information

The ministry also announced November 30 as the last date to disclose the details of various activities like selection criteria, audited accounts and constitution.

Nov 11, 2016, 21:58 PM IST
Sports Ministry issues NSFs warning, disclose info online or risk getting derecognised

Sports Ministry issues NSFs warning, disclose info online or risk getting derecognised

Sports Minister Vijay Goel has said that this will bring transparency in working of sports federations.

Nov 11, 2016, 15:55 PM IST