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IOA infighting continues despite Thomas Bach plea
IOA infighting continues despite Thomas Bach plea

India`s faction-ridden Olympic Association faces a power struggle that could threaten its involvement in future Games, just days after IOC head Thomas Bach told the body to stay united. 

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.

Dutch plan nationwide bid for 2019 European Games
Dutch plan nationwide bid for 2019 European Games

The Netherlands will launch a bid to host the second edition of the European Games in 2019, planning a financially low-risk nationwide concept for the continental competition.

Chess set for Winter Olympic Games gambit: Report
Chess set for Winter Olympic Games gambit: Report

The Winter Olympics, with its spectacular ski jumpers, daring speed skaters and athletic snowboarders, should welcome chess into its schedule, the chief of the game`s governing body told Chinese media Wednesday.

Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance': IOC chief Thomas Bach
Australia 2028 Games bid would have 'great chance': IOC chief Thomas Bach

A bid from Australia to host the Summer Olympics for the third time would have a "great chance" of winning what he hoped would be a hotly-contested bidding process, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

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.

Narendra Modi seeks IOC's help to promote India as 'sports hub'
Narendra Modi seeks IOC's help to promote India as 'sports hub'

Intending to promote India on the global sports map, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought help from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in enabling the country to become a nerve centre of sports.

India not to bid for 2024 Olympics, Narendra Modi didn't propose it: IOC president Thomas Bach
India not to bid for 2024 Olympics, Narendra Modi didn't propose it: IOC president Thomas Bach

In an all important meeting between International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, it was decided that India will not bid for 2024 Olympic Games.

IOC chief to meet PM Modi today amid speculation of India bidding for 2024 Olympics
IOC chief to meet PM Modi today amid speculation of India bidding for 2024 Olympics

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today during his one-day whirlwind visit to discus ways to take Indian sports forward amid speculation that the country might bid for 2024 Olympics.

IOC chief Thomas Bach to meet PM Narendra Modi, refuels India's Olympic bid speculations
IOC chief Thomas Bach to meet PM Narendra Modi, refuels India's Olympic bid speculations

IOC supremo Thomas Bach will meet India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday amid growing expectations that one of the Olympics` perennial underachievers may make its first bid to host the Games.

SportAccord chief launches scathing attack on IOC
SportAccord chief launches scathing attack on IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is not transparent enough and blocks attempts for other multi-sports events, SportAccord President Marius Vizer said on Monday in a scathing attack on the IOC.

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.

Paris would be `exemplary` hosts in 2024: Thomas Bach
Paris would be `exemplary` hosts in 2024: Thomas Bach

International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach on Thursday said Paris would be an "exemplary" host of the 2024 Olympics after meeting French President Francois Hollande in Lausanne.

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.

Australian Olympic Committee backs study for 2028 bid
Australian Olympic Committee backs study for 2028 bid

The Australian Olympic Committee has given its backing to a study looking into a possible Brisbane-centred bid to host the 2028 Summer Games.

Paris to bid for 2024 Summer Olympic Games: City official
Paris to bid for 2024 Summer Olympic Games: City official

Paris is set to go ahead with a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, the French capital`s deputy mayor in charge of sports told Reuters.

IOC wants to see India as major sporting power: Randhir Singh
IOC wants to see India as major sporting power: Randhir Singh

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) IOC chief Thomas Bach calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month signals that the world body wants to see India as a major sporting power capable of hosting Olympic Games, said IOC honorary member Randhir Singh.

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.

India may bid for 2024 Olympics: Sources

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is setting his sight on the right track in order to revive sports in India and Gujarat's capital Ahmedabad could be pitched in for a bid for the 2024 Olympics.