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Not to allow water bottles in future: OCA to BCCI

Not to allow water bottles in future: OCA to BCCI

Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) said it will not allow water bottles inside the Barabati Stadium in future.

Sunil Gavaskar a commentator, cannot decide on venue: OCA

Sunil Gavaskar a commentator, cannot decide on venue: OCA

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has reacted sharply to Sunil Gavaskar's claims saying he is just a commentator.

India vs South Africa: Shameful crowd behaviour spoils second T20

India vs South Africa: Shameful crowd behaviour spoils second T20

Angry spectators hurled missiles, mainly water bottles, into the cricket ground in the second T20 International at the Barabati Stadium.

Leadership logjam continues in BCCI post Jagmohan Dalmiya's demise

Leadership logjam continues in BCCI post Jagmohan Dalmiya's demise

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.

Randhir Singh steps down as OCA Secretary General

Randhir Singh steps down as OCA Secretary General

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 ditched as Asian Youth Games host

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 The multi-sport event set to be held in the southern town of Hambantota was withdrawn "due to problems with the autonomy of the National Olympic Committee from the government", an OCA statement said. 

Manju Bala's silver in Asian Games set to be downgraded to bronze

Manju Bala's silver in Asian Games set to be downgraded to bronze

 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.

Indonesia settles Olympics logo row ahead of Asian Games

Indonesia settles Olympics logo row ahead of Asian Games

An Indonesian sports body has agreed to stop using the Olympic rings logo, an official said, after the country faced the threat of losing the right to host the 2018 Asian Games.

2018 Asian Games: Indonesia in row over Olympics logo

2018 Asian Games: Indonesia in row over Olympics logo

Indonesia could lose the right to host the 2018 Asian Games unless its main sporting body changes a logo that includes the Olympic rings, an official said Wednesday.

Sheikh says FIFA job `too early` for Prince Ali

Sheikh says FIFA job `too early` for Prince Ali

Asia`s powerful Olympic chief Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah Wednesday underlined his support for Sepp Blatter to remain as FIFA president despite a challenge by Jordan`s Prince Ali bin Al Hussein.

Adille Sumariwala slams AIBA, says it has no jurisdiction to ban him

Adille Sumariwala slams AIBA, says it has no jurisdiction to ban him

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".

OCA gears up for Sri Lanka tour opener at Barabati Stadium

OCA gears up for Sri Lanka tour opener at Barabati Stadium

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has made little changes in the prices of tickets for the November 2 ODI between India and Sri Lanka to be played here at Barabati Stadium.

Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta

Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta

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.

Police suggests to Odisha Cricket Association to add some new infrastructure

Police suggests to Odisha Cricket Association to add some new infrastructure

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.

India vs West Indies: Police suggests OCA to add some new infrastructure

India vs West Indies: Police suggests OCA to add some new infrastructure

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.

India vs West Indies: OCA to issue wristband to keep gatecrashers at bay

India vs West Indies: OCA to issue wristband to keep gatecrashers at bay

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.

OCA happy with very few positive dope tests

OCA happy with very few positive dope tests

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.

Can understand Sarita Devi's emotions: OCA

Can understand Sarita Devi's emotions: OCA

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 is interested only in business of sport: OCA

BCCI is interested only in business of sport: OCA

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.

OCA announces cash prize for Birendra Lakra, four women hockey players

OCA announces cash prize for Birendra Lakra, four women hockey players

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has announced cash prize of Rs 50,000 for defender Birendra Lakra, who was part of the Indian men's hockey team that won the gold in the Asian Games.