Indian Olympics Association

Ready to host National Games in September 2017: Goa Minister

The minister had told the Assembly that Goa has already received an amount of Rs 97.80 crore from the Centre to host the Games.

Oct 04, 2016, 22:23 PM IST
Sushil Kumar or Narsingh Yadav: Who deserves to represent India in 74kg category at Rio Olympics 2016?

Sushil Kumar or Narsingh Yadav: Who deserves to represent India in 74kg category at Rio Olympics 2016?

Fighting for his case, Sushil said that the WFI should hold fresh trials to decide and send the best wrestler to the prestigious games.

May 13, 2016, 10:44 AM IST

IOA bows under pressure after an eventful 2013

A usually reticent Sports Ministry was at its persuasive best as it fought for India`s reinclusion in the Olympic fold even as the corruption-tainted IOA embarrassed itself by trying hard to defy the IOC for most part of the year before being forced to bow under pressure in an eventful 2013.

Dec 24, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

CSI leads protest at IOA GBM

The IOA General Body Meeting began on a stormy note on Sunday with close to 50 demonstrators under the banner of Clean Sports India protesting against the association`s officials.

Aug 25, 2013, 11:55 AM IST

India on way back to Olympic fold after successful Lausanne talks

Lausanne (Switzerland): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday agreed to have fresh elections and hold another Annual General Meeting (AGM) within a month to select their representatives, paving the way for its return to the Olympic fold after a ban was imposed on it last year.

May 15, 2013, 17:35 PM IST

Crucial IOC meeting today for India`s Olympics return

Armed with a concrete action plan, India`s sports administrators will hold a crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne today to draw a roadmap for the country`s return to the Olympic fold.

May 15, 2013, 10:36 AM IST

HC refuses to appoint committee to run suspended IOA

The Delhi High Court today refused to form a committee to conduct the affairs of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), recently suspended by International Olympic Committee (IOC) owing to the government`s alleged interference into its affairs and non-observance of Olympic charter by it.

Dec 17, 2012, 19:29 PM IST

India out of Olympics as IOC suspends Indian Olympic Association

Two officials with knowledge of the decision say the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended India`s national Olympic committee - Indian Olympic Association - because of government interference.

Dec 05, 2012, 09:48 AM IST

Ban on IOA gives an opportunity to clean the mess: Randhir

Former IOA secretary general Randhir Singh on Tuesday said that the IOC`s decision to ban the Indian Olympic Association gives an "opportunity" to clean the mess, and insisted that the international body is not against the country but against the system.

Dec 04, 2012, 21:22 PM IST

Tainted CWG official Lalit Bhanot elected as IOA Secretary General

Tainted sports administrator Lalit Bhanot has been elected unopposed as Secretary General of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as all the candidates contesting the post withdrew from the elections.

Nov 30, 2012, 15:26 PM IST

IOA delegation to go to Lausanna for talks

Rattled by the International Olympic`s committee`s renewed threat to suspend India, the IOA is sending a two-member delegation to Lausanne to meet top IOC officials and resolve the vexed issues surrounding its upcoming elections.

Nov 29, 2012, 20:54 PM IST

IOA crisis can be avoided by calling off elections: Randhir

Indian Olympics Association (IOA) Secretary General, Randhir Singh today said that by calling off the controversial December 5 election, the body can still avoid the suspension from the International Olympic Committee.

Nov 29, 2012, 19:04 PM IST

IOA elections rescheduled to Dec 5

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections will now take place Dec 5.

Nov 21, 2012, 18:50 PM IST

Bhanot to contest for IOA Secretary General`s post

Tainted sports administrator Lalit Bhanot has filed his nomination for the post of Secretary General of the Indian Olympic Association, ending days of speculation on whether he will contest in the upcoming IOA elections to be held on November 25.

Nov 16, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

CSI seeks probe on e-mails in its fake ID

Clean Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country is seeking an investigation into how some people circulated mails faking its identity in connection with the upcoming elections of the national Olympic body.

Nov 11, 2012, 17:08 PM IST

Govt wants SAG in 2014, IOA opposes

The Sports Ministry has asked Indian Olympic Association to defer the South Asian Games to second half of 2014 but IOA acting president V K Malhotra today reacted strongly saying postponing the event at this stage will be a "standing shame" for the country.

May 10, 2012, 16:41 PM IST

IOA hails boxers, assures support to London-bound athletes

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Friday hailed pugilists Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan and experienced Vijender Singh for qualifying for the London Olympics by virtue of their superb performances in the just-concluded Asian Olympic qualifiers in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Apr 13, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

India will bag more medals in London Olympics than Beijing: IOA

India is expected to take part in 15 disciplines subject to qualifications.

Jan 02, 2012, 16:51 PM IST

IOA internal feud takes a new turn

The internal feud in the IOA has taken a new turn with its Secretary General Randhir Singh releasing documents to support his claims.

Dec 28, 2011, 17:17 PM IST

CIC slaps a fine of Rs 45,000 on IOA for delay in RTI reply

The Central Information
Commission on Thursday slapped a fine of Rs 45,000 on the Indian Olympics Association in two cases for delay in furnishing
replies to queries related to Commonwealth Games.

Dec 16, 2010, 17:27 PM IST