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Yoga's promotion as sport not on communal lines: Government
Yoga's promotion as sport not on communal lines: Government

The government today insisted that recognition of Yoga as a competitive sport was not on communal lines and it was actually high time that it is seen as a proper game since it is an age old practice in India.

Goa prepared to host National Games-2016: Bhakta
Goa prepared to host National Games-2016: Bhakta

Goa is prepared to host the 36th National Games in November next year with full support from government, Goa Olympic Association (GOA) General Secretary Gurudutt Bhakta has said.

IOA slams Goa for tardy preparation, warns it may scrap 2016 National Games
IOA slams Goa for tardy preparation, warns it may scrap 2016 National Games

Indian Olympic Association has warned Goa that it may scrap the 2016 National Games allotted to it if the state does not speed up preparation work to host the multi-sporting event on time.

Nine-member panel selected to prepare revised NSDCI draft
Nine-member panel selected to prepare revised NSDCI draft

 A nine-member working group, headed by former Delhi High Court judge C.K. Mahajan, was formed by the central government on Tuesday to facilitate holding of consultations and prepare a revised draft of the National Sports Development Code of India (NSDCI) which came into effect in 2011.

IOA appoints commission for development in northeast
IOA appoints commission for development in northeast

 The Executive Council of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday appointed a commission for development of sports and Olympic movement in northeastern India.

IOA convenes meeting between warring BFI factions
IOA convenes meeting between warring BFI factions

 With an aim to end the ongoing dispute in Basketball Federation of India (BFI), the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has convened a meeting between the two warring factions on July 15.

IOA offers financial aid to Satnam Singh's academy

IOA has offered financial aid to Satnam Singh's academy.

IOA president dismisses Narinder Batra's demand to call SGM
IOA president dismisses Narinder Batra's demand to call SGM

Indian Olympic Association chief N Ramachandran on Friday dismissed Narinder Batra's claim of having requisite support to bring a no confidence motion against him, saying that the Hockey India boss does not even have enough backers to call a Special General Meeting to propose the move.

South Asian Games to be held from Dec 10-20

 The 12th South Asian Games will be held in Guwahati and Shillong from December 10 to 20, it was finalised on Tuesday.

IOA chief slaps Batra Rs 10 crore defamation notice
IOA chief slaps Batra Rs 10 crore defamation notice

 Indian Olympic Association chief N Ramachandran has slapped a defamation notice on Narinder Batra, demanding Rs 10 crore for allegedly damaging his reputation by his bribery allegations even as the Hockey India President dared the IOA boss to sue him in a court of law.

Narinder Batra alleges IOA chief offered him money, N Ramachandran rebuts claim
Narinder Batra alleges IOA chief offered him money, N Ramachandran rebuts claim

The infighting within the IOA took a sensational turn on Saturday with Narinder Batra alleging that N Ramachandran camp offered him a huge sum of money in return for his support during the elections last year, a claim strongly rebutted by the incumbent IOA President.

South Asian Games dates to be finalised in Guwahati on July 6
South Asian Games dates to be finalised in Guwahati on July 6

The top bosses of the national Olympic bodies of eight South Asian countries will have a meeting in Guwahati on July 6 to decide on the dates of holding the 12th South Asian Games.

Confusion over support regarding move to oust IOA chief
Confusion over support regarding move to oust IOA chief

A National Sports Federation chief has demanded calling off the Special General Body Meeting of Indian Olympic Association to bring a No Confidence Motion against its President N Ramachandran even as some officials claimed that the move has reached a dead end.

Krishna Poonia to get her 2012 Olympics' sixth-place finish certificate
Krishna Poonia to get her 2012 Olympics' sixth-place finish certificate

Krishna Poonia will get her sixth-place finish diploma at the 2012 London Olympics women's discus throw final soon as the International Olympic Committee has written to the IOA in this regard.

Uncertainty over SAG ends; Guwahati, Shillong to co-host Games

The uncertainty over the venue to host the 12th South Asian Games has ended with the Sports Ministry and Indian Olympic Association deciding to hold the regional multi-sporting event in Guwahati and Shillong in November-December.

Lalit Bhanot elected Asian Athletics Association vice-president
Lalit Bhanot elected Asian Athletics Association vice-president

Tainted former IOA Secretary General Lalit Bhanot on Monday has been elected as one of the five vice-presidents of Asian Athletics Association (AAA) in China for the continental body.

Two more NSFs join support to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran
Two more NSFs join support to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President (IOA) N Ramachandran on Tuesday got support from two more National Sports Federations, taking the total number of NSFs demanding a No Confidence Motion against him to 16.

Five more state Oly units join support to ouster IOA chief
Five more state Oly units join support to ouster IOA chief

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President (IOA) N Ramachandran on Friday got support from five more state Olympic units, taking the total number of those demanding a No Confidence Motion against him to 14.

Indian fans might be ticketless for Rio Games due to IOA blunder: Report
Indian fans might be ticketless for Rio Games due to IOA blunder: Report

The hopes of all the Indian fans who are planning to visit Brazil next year to watch the prestigious Rio Games could be shattered as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has failed to reserve the quota of tickets for sale in India.

We will be glad to host SAF Games: Kerala minister

The ball is now in the Narendra Modi government's court after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) cleared Kerala as host for the 12th South Asian Games, formerly known as the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games.