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IOA polls today, India likely to return to Olympic fold

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 10:36

Slammed by the sporting fraternity for bringing shame on the country, a beleaguered IOA will hold its much-awaited elections today which is expected to clear the decks for India`s return to the Olympic fold after 14 months of suspension by its parent body.

IOA polls today, India likely to return to Olympic fold

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 10:23

Slammed by the sporting fraternity for bringing shame on the country, a beleaguered IOA will hold its much-awaited elections today which is expected to clear the decks for India`s return to the Olympic fold after 14 months of suspension by its parent body.

CSI tells IOC, IOA elections could be challenged in court

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:52

Calling on the International Olympic Committee to stop Abhay Singh Chautala and Lalit Bhanot from being part of the IOA`s Electoral College, Clean Sports India (CSI) has told the IOC that given the "anomalies", the polls could end up being challenged in courts here.

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.

IOC sets Oct 31 deadline for IOA to clean house

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 19:37

Hardening its stand against the IOA, the International Olympic Committee has asked the Indian body to sack "charge-framed" officials through constitutional amendments by October 31 and conduct fresh elections by December 15 to return to the Olympic fold.

Top shooter Abhinav Bindra demands clean IOA

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 13:12

India`s elite athletes have piled the pressure on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and demanded the removal of all tainted officials in order to overturn the country`s Olympic ban.

CSI accuses Sports Secy of "collusion" with suspended IOA

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 18:08

Clean Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country, has accused Sports Secretary P K Deb of being "hand in glove" with "tainted" sports administrators like Lalit Bhanot, a charge which the senior bureaucrat has strongly refuted.

CWG case: Summons against 3 Swiss Timing officials sent to MHA

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 13:37

CBI has forwarded to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) the summons to be served abroad to three officials of Switzerland-based Swiss Timing Limited, for their alleged role in a 2010 Commonwealth Games related corruption case in which Suresh Kalmadi among others is facing trial.

CWG scam: Court frames charges against Suresh Kalmadi, 9 others

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 18:27

Suresh Kalmadi and 9 others were put on trial in Commonwealth Games corruption case by Delhi court with charges of criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and other offence entailing life imprisonment.

CWG: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi and others today

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 09:40

A Delhi court has fixed February 4 to frame charges against sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, for allegedly cheating, conspiring, abusing his official position and causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to public exchequer in a games-related graft case.

IOA continues defiance of IOC, calls meeting on Jan 19

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 18:57

Blatantly defying the IOC`s diktat not to conduct any official activity after its suspension last month, the Indian Olympic Association has called a meeting of its Executive Council on January 19 here, the first assembly of the office bearers after being barred from the Olympic family.

CWG scam: Suresh Kalmadi, 10 others charged for criminal conspiracy and cheating

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 14:37

A Delhi court on Friday pronounced its order on framing of charges against former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi and 10 others in a games-related graft case.