Hectic parleys and backroom manoeuvring continued among BCCI bigwigs but there was still no breakthrough in the leadership logjam to find a consensus candidate for the President's post left vacant by the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
Veteran Indian sports administrator Randhir Singh on Tuesday stood down as Secretary General of the Olympic Council of Asia after occupying the post for 24 years since 1991 at the 34th General Assembly of the organisation here.
Sri Lanka has lost the right to host the 2017 Asian Youth Games because of political interference from the government, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said. The multi-sport event set to be held in the southern town of Hambantota was withdrawn "due to problems with the autonomy of the National Olympic Committee from the government", an OCA statement said.
The silver medal won by Indian athlete Manju Bala at the Incheon Asian Games has been downgraded to bronze after a Chinese participant, then charged with a doping offence, was today reinstated as the gold medallist of the women's hammer throw event.
India's Asian Games Chef-de-Mission Adille Sumariwala on Monday slammed the AIBA for provisionally suspending him in Sarita Devi episode, saying that the boxing world body has gone beyond its "jurisdiction".
Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Laishram Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has said that the move is an insult to the nation.
The Police on Friday suggested Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) to add new infrastructures at the Barabati Stadium from safety point of view as preparations are in full swing for the Twenty20 match between India and the West Indies here on Monday.
The Police on Thursday suggested Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) to add new infrastructures at the Barabati Stadium from safety point of view as preparations are in full swing for the Twenty20 match between India and the West Indies here on Monday.
Odisha Cricket Association will issue a wrist band for VIP enclosure ticket buyers during the Twenty20 International match between India and West Indies here on October 22 to stop gatecrashers from grabbing the complimentary dinner.
Olympic Council of Asia is happy that only six positive dope tests have been returned till date at the Asian Games and a few world records and several Games and continental records were set in different sporting disciplines.
After reinstating L Sarita Devi's medal following an apology from her and the IOA, the Olympic Council of Asia on Saturday said the boxer's disappointment on losing a controversial Asiad semifinal was understandable but her emotional outburst at the presentation ceremony was uncalled for.
BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games today drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), which accused the influential cricket board of treating the sport just as a business venture.