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Senior Indian sports officials, arrested in Glasgow, to be produced before court today

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 10:05

Two days after their arrest in Glasgow on separate charges, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and senior international wrestling referee Virender Malik will be produced in a court on Monday.

IOA writes to Central & Delhi govts on 2019 Asian Games bid

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:29

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today began the process of seeking government approval, required to mount a bid for hosting the 2019 Asian Games by writing to the Sports Ministry and Delhi Lieutenant Governor.

IOA sends expression of interest to host 2019 Asiad

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:38

Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association on Friday officially informed the Olympic Council of Asia its expression of interest to bid for the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam capital Hanoi withdrew its hosting rights in April this year.

New FIH rules to be introduced in India from June 1

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 17:35

The new hockey rules announced by the international sport governing body, FIH, will be introduced in India for its domestic competition from June 1 this year, Hockey India (HI) said today.

Glasgow CWG organisers denies accreditation to hockey player

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 21:47

A miffed Hockey India today asked the Indian Olympic Association to withdraw the men`s hockey team from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after it came to light that full-back Harbir Singh Sandhu has been denied accreditation by the organisers of the 2014 CWG.

India complete Olympic return, national flag unfurled at Sochi

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 21:16

The unfurling ceremony attended by a motley group of Indian squad, Indian Olympic Association`s newly-elected President N Ramachandran and other invitees marked the successful return of India to the Olympic fold.

IOA elects N Ramachandran as president

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 09:31

India could return the Olympic fold after 14 months of suspension by its parent body, after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) successfully conducted its elections and declared N Ramachandran as the president of the IOA

Indian luge athlete, Shiva Keshavan qualifies for Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 11:47

India`s sole luge athlete, Shiva Keshavan has qualified for the Winter Olympics to be held in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi from February 7 to 23.

Sindhu stands out as Indian sports takes a beating

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 15:03

For Indian sport, 2013 was a year of controversies and low-key performances, the country`s image globally taking a beating with the suspension of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by the apex body of world sport. Amid the gloom, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu provided some cheer.

Will try to ensure IOA polls before Winter Olympics: Jitendra

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 20:28

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh friday said he would try to convince the IOA to hold its much-awaited elections before the scheduled date of February 9 to ensure that the Indian athletes are able to compete under the national flag during the Sochi Winter Olympics, starting February 7.

IOC issues guidelines on implementing amendments

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 20:07

In a bid to ensure absolute clarity on the constitutional amendments carried out by the IOA to bar charged-framed officials, the International Olympic Committee friday issued a guideline on how to implement the clause to avoid "unnecessary speculation or doubtful interpretation".

IOA amends constitution under pressure from IOC

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 20:05

Left with no other option after being served an ultimatum by the International Olympic Committee, the IOA on sunday amended its constitution to bar charge-framed persons from contesting elections, in a development which is expected to pave the way for India`s return to the Olympic fold.