Nine-member panel selected to prepare revised NSDCI draft
Nine-member panel selected to prepare revised NSDCI draft

 A nine-member working group, headed by former Delhi High Court judge C.K. Mahajan, was formed by the central government on Tuesday to facilitate holding of consultations and prepare a revised draft of the National Sports Development Code of India (NSDCI) which came into effect in 2011.

IOA appoints commission for development in northeast
IOA appoints commission for development in northeast

 The Executive Council of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday appointed a commission for development of sports and Olympic movement in northeastern India.

IOA convenes meeting between warring BFI factions
IOA convenes meeting between warring BFI factions

 With an aim to end the ongoing dispute in Basketball Federation of India (BFI), the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has convened a meeting between the two warring factions on July 15.

IOA asks Madhya Pradesh CM to scrap 'draconian' sports rule
IOA asks Madhya Pradesh CM to scrap 'draconian' sports rule

Miffed at a new Madhya Pradesh government directive, which asked the state Olympic body to get its recognition, the Indian Olympic Association has shot off a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan to withdraw the rule immediately or else face ban of athletes from taking part in events like the National Games.

South Asian Games to be held from Dec 10-20

 The 12th South Asian Games will be held in Guwahati and Shillong from December 10 to 20, it was finalised on Tuesday.

Narinder Batra alleges IOA chief offered him money, N Ramachandran rebuts claim
Narinder Batra alleges IOA chief offered him money, N Ramachandran rebuts claim

The infighting within the IOA took a sensational turn on Saturday with Narinder Batra alleging that N Ramachandran camp offered him a huge sum of money in return for his support during the elections last year, a claim strongly rebutted by the incumbent IOA President.

No clarity over strength of support regarding IOA chief N Ramachandran's ouster
No clarity over strength of support regarding IOA chief N Ramachandran's ouster

All India Football Federation has joined the bandwagon of those national and state sports bodies which have called for the ouster of Indian Olympic Association chief N Ramachandran even as there's no clarity regarding the strength of the support of the move.

South Asian Games dates to be finalised in Guwahati on July 6
South Asian Games dates to be finalised in Guwahati on July 6

The top bosses of the national Olympic bodies of eight South Asian countries will have a meeting in Guwahati on July 6 to decide on the dates of holding the 12th South Asian Games.

IOA lodges protest with IOC, US Oly body
IOA lodges protest with IOC, US Oly body

Taking a serious view of the US Embassy here refusing to grant visas to 21 Indian archers bound for World Youth Championships, the Indian Olympic Association has decided to lodge a strong protest with its parent body, the IOC and its United States counterpart for the treatment meted out to the young athletes.

Uncertainty over SAG ends; Guwahati, Shillong to co-host Games

The uncertainty over the venue to host the 12th South Asian Games has ended with the Sports Ministry and Indian Olympic Association deciding to hold the regional multi-sporting event in Guwahati and Shillong in November-December.

Five more state Oly units join support to ouster IOA chief
Five more state Oly units join support to ouster IOA chief

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President (IOA) N Ramachandran on Friday got support from five more state Olympic units, taking the total number of those demanding a No Confidence Motion against him to 14.

Tarun Gogoi asks Centre to take responsibility for hosting SAF

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said that the state government had no objection to host the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games if the Centre takes the primary responsibility in this direction.

Indian fans might be ticketless for Rio Games due to IOA blunder: Report
Indian fans might be ticketless for Rio Games due to IOA blunder: Report

The hopes of all the Indian fans who are planning to visit Brazil next year to watch the prestigious Rio Games could be shattered as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has failed to reserve the quota of tickets for sale in India.

We will be glad to host SAF Games: Kerala minister

The ball is now in the Narendra Modi government's court after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) cleared Kerala as host for the 12th South Asian Games, formerly known as the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games.

IOA offers Kerala to host South Asian Games in Nov-Dec
IOA offers Kerala to host South Asian Games in Nov-Dec

The Indian Olympic Association has offered Kerala to host the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in November-December after Assam and Meghalaya governments did not show interest in staging the regional multi-sporting event.

13 NSFs & nine state Olympic units support ouster of IOA chief
13 NSFs & nine state Olympic units support ouster of IOA chief

 The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President N Ramachandran has got support from 13 National Sports Federations and nine state Olympic units, demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

5 more units join No confidence Motion against IOA president
5 more units join No confidence Motion against IOA president

Five more units on Thursday demanded a No Confidence Motion against N Ramachandran in their bid to oust him from Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president's post and call for a General Body Meeting.

Move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran gathers steam
Move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran gathers steam

 The move to oust Indian Olympic Association president N Ramachandran on Tuesday gathered steam as two National Sports Federations and two state Olympic Associations joined the chorus in demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

BAI joins move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran
BAI joins move to oust IOA chief N Ramachandran

The move to oust Indian Olympic Association President N Ramachandran appears to be gathering steam as Badminton Association of India also joined the chorus on Tuesday in demanding a No Confidence Motion against him by calling a Special General Meeting.

Jharkhand, Tripura join chorus, seek no-confidence motion against IOA chief
Jharkhand, Tripura join chorus, seek no-confidence motion against IOA chief

The state Olympic associations of Jharkhand and Tripura on Monday raised the issue of a no-confidence motion against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president N. Ramachandran.