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.

Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts
Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts

A new clause aimed at ensuring the Olympics are free from any form discrimination will be included in future Games host city contracts after the Sochi 2014 Olympics were marred by a controversial Russian anti-gay propaganda law.

IOC could add anti-discrimination clause to bid rules

Future Olympic bidders may have to abide by a specific anti-discrimination rule modelled on the Olympic Charter`s Principle 6 if they are to be awarded the Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.

Winter Olympics 2014: Google Doodle marks the Sochi Games

To mark the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Google has come up with a colourful and vibrant doodle.

Protest in press room not podium, IOC tells athletes

Athletes at the Winter Olympics may be punished for making statements on the podium against Russia`s anti-gay laws or human rights record but can do so at news conferences without fear of sanction, the IOC said.

Gay rights groups borrow Games message for campaign

International gay rights campaigners are using branded clothing inspired by the Olympic movement`s own values to show their opposition to Russian laws on homosexuality ahead of the Sochi Games.

Putin scraps blanket ban on protests at Sochi Games

Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday reversed a blanket ban on protests at the Sochi Winter Olympics, bowing to pressure from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

IOA did not comply with Charter, elected tainted official: IOC

The International Olympic Committee today said that it decided to ban India as its Olympic body had failed to comply with Olympic Charter and also allowed fielding a tainted official for a top post in the elections.

IOA pledges commitment to Olympic Charter in letter to IOC

Indian Olympic Association has pledged firm commitment to Olympic Charter and to fight against government interference in the wake of its parent body`s threat of disaffiliation if it goes ahead with its upcoming elections under Sports Ministry guidelines.

Sports Code unacceptable for IOA polls: IOC

The International Olympic Committee has rejected the decision to hold the upcoming elections of Indian Olympic Association under Sports Code of the government and made it clear that the polls will have to be held "exclusively" under the Olympic Charter and the IOA constitution.

Kalmadi violates Olympic charter: Pargat

Former hockey captain Pargat Singh launched a scathing attack on Indian Olympic Association President Suresh Kalmadi, accusing him of preventing athletes from joining National Sports Federations.

Kalmadi violates Olympic charter: Pargat

Former hockey captain Pargat Singh launched a scathing attack on Indian Olympic Association President Suresh Kalmadi, accusing him of preventing athletes from joining National Sports Federations.