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IOA feud comes out in open, Hockey India demands GBM
IOA feud comes out in open, Hockey India demands GBM

 Just days after International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's visit to the country, the factional feud within Indian Olympic Association surfaced today with a National Sports Federation head moving a No Confidence Motion against incumbent president N Ramachandran.

IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting
IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting

Just days after International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's visit to the country, the factional feud within the Indian Olympic Association surfaced today with a top official demanding a Special General Body Meeting to propose a No Confidence Motion against incumbent president N Ramachandran.

IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting
IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting

Just days after International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's visit to the country, the factional feud within the Indian Olympic Association surfaced today with a top official demanding a Special General Body Meeting to propose a No Confidence Motion against incumbent president N Ramachandran.

Indian Olympic Association officials not happy with president N Ramachandran, plot his ouster
Indian Olympic Association officials not happy with president N Ramachandran, plot his ouster

Internal conflict in the Indian Olympic Association reared its ugly head once again with a reported breakdown of relations between president N Ramachandran and secretary-general Rajeev Mehta. According to reports, a Special General Body Meeting is being planned to move a no-confidence motion against Ramachandran.

IOA officials tell Thomas Bach their opposition to Sports Bill
IOA officials tell Thomas Bach their opposition to Sports Bill

Miffed at the "interference" of Sports Ministry in its affairs, Indian Olympic Association today told the visiting International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach to convey to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi its opposition to the Sports Code of the government in its current form.

IOC chief arrives today, to meet PM Modi on Monday evening
IOC chief arrives today, to meet PM Modi on Monday evening

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrives here on Sunday for his one-day whirlwind visit and is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discus ways to take Indian sports forward amid speculation that the country might bid for 2024 Olympics.

Boxing India's EC meeting adjourned, Jajodia faces 'No Confidence Motion'
Boxing India's EC meeting adjourned, Jajodia faces 'No Confidence Motion'

With the rebels refusing to back down, Boxing India's Executive Committee meeting was today adjourned for "lack of quorum" even as disgruntled EC members vowed to bring in a 'No Confidence Motion' against BI President Sandeep Jajodia at General Body meeting on May 3.

Full blown revolt in Boxing India ahead of EC meet
Full blown revolt in Boxing India ahead of EC meet

Indian boxing could be thrown into turmoil with speculation rife that the sport's governing body, Boxing India, is on the verge of disintegration and its President Sandeep Jajodia might even resign at its Executive Committee meeting here tomorrow.

Lalit Bhanot set to contest election for Asian athletics body

Former IOA Secretary General Lalit Bhanot is set to contest for the post of vice president of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) when the elections for the continental body are held in China in June.

IOC chief Thomas Bach arriving in India on April 26
IOC chief Thomas Bach arriving in India on April 26

 International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach is arriving in the country on April 26 and will spend the next day attending meetings, including a crucial one with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran
IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran

 International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who is meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month, feels that a huge country like India should win more Olympic medals and aim to become a sporting powerhouse in the future, according to IOA President N Ramachandran.

IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics
IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics

In a significant development, The union government and the national Olympic body have invited International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to discus the development of sports in the country and a likely bid for 2024 Olympic Games.

AITA to approach court on Anil Khanna's election
AITA to approach court on Anil Khanna's election

The AITA on Saturday made it clear that it will knock the doors of the judiciary against the Sports Ministry's directive, asking its President Anil Khanna to step down despite the fact his election was held as per Age and Tenure guidelines of the Sports Code.

 Make activities, finances public: Ministry to IOA, NSFs
Make activities, finances public: Ministry to IOA, NSFs

In a bid to ensure transparency, the Sports Ministry today made it mandatory for the Indian Olympic Association and the national federations to disclose their activities and finances online, failing which their recognition could be reviewed.

National Games 2015 organisers get kudos
National Games 2015 organisers get kudos

A double onslaught by an angry media and an aggressive Left opposition had cast doubts on whether the 35th National Games could even be held on time. But the Kerala government has now won all-round praise from the prime minister, the president and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the successful conduct of the Games.

Kerala edition, best National Games: IOA
Kerala edition, best National Games: IOA

 With the 35th National Games coming to a close, the Kerala government has been cited by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) which termed the event the best ever held.

Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code
Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a plea by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) challenging the enforcement of the National Sports Code (NSC) which prescribes the age and tenure of its office bearers as well as of the other national sports federations.

Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco
Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco

Miffed with Boxing India's threat to ban boxers who participated in the ongoing National Games, the state units that defied the diktat, have demanded that a special general body meeting be called to discuss the matter even as BI remained steadfast on its stand.

Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to conduct elections on time
Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to conduct elections on time

 The Sports Ministry has asked all National Sports Federations (NSFs) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to conduct their elections at least one month before the term of its office bearers.

IOA's Rs 2 L for departed netball player's family

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced a compensation of Rs two lakh for the family of Maharashtra netball player Mayuresh Pawar, who lost his life in the ongoing National Games in a freak accident here.