IOC emerge as clear winners in SportAccord battle
IOC emerge as clear winners in SportAccord battle

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has emerged as the clear winner in a battle for influence over international sports federations as rival organisation SportAccord has been left in tatters.

Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack
Badminton joins SportAccord exodus over IOC attack

Badminton has severed ties with SportAccord, adding its name to a fast-growing exodus of sports abandoning the umbrella organisation following a scathing attack by its chief on the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Summer Games federations chastise SportAccord chief

The Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) on Friday told the president of SportAccord he could no longer represent them following his attack on the International Olympic Committee.

Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban
Six WADA non-compliant countries risk Olympic ban

Six countries could find themselves banned from the Olympics and other major sporting competitions, an impatient World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) warned on Wednesday after declaring the nations non-compliant.

T20 Cricket to feature in 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
T20 Cricket to feature in 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Cricket could become a reality in the next five years as almost 33 international sports federation have been invited to apply as potential new entrants for the biggest showdown in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics games.

Snow not a concern for Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games
Snow not a concern for Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

Snow will not be a concern for Beijing and Chongli county to host snow sports if China win hosting rights of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Olympics Federations consider SportAccord position after IOC row
Olympics Federations consider SportAccord position after IOC row

Several international federations will be reviewing their membership of sports umbrella organisation SportAccord next week after its president launched a scathing attack on the International Olympic Committee (IOC), they said on Saturday.

500 days out, Rio risks Olympics cost surge as building lags
500 days out, Rio risks Olympics cost surge as building lags

With less than 500 days until Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympic Games, construction of several venues has not started and some major contracts have not even been tendered, setting the stage for a last-minute rush that will likely drive up costs.

Beijing steps up air quality control ahead of Olympics vote
Beijing steps up air quality control ahead of Olympics vote

China has scaled up air quality control in Beijing to bring down the city's pollution level significantly in a bid to win hosting rights for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Boxing pulls out of World Combat Games over IOC row
Boxing pulls out of World Combat Games over IOC row

Boxing will no longer be part of the World Combat Games and the international federation is also leaving the SportAccord umbrella organisation after its row with the International Olympic Committee, AIBA said on Thursday.

Five cities `interested` in hosting 2024 Games
Five cities `interested` in hosting 2024 Games

Five cities - Boston, Hamburg, Rome, Paris and Budapest - "are interested" in hosting the 2024 Olympic Games, IOC executive director Christophe Dubi disclosed on Tuesday.

IOA infighting continues despite Thomas Bach plea
IOA infighting continues despite Thomas Bach plea

India`s faction-ridden Olympic Association faces a power struggle that could threaten its involvement in future Games, just days after IOC head Thomas Bach told the body to stay united. 

IOA feud comes out in open, Hockey India demands GBM
IOA feud comes out in open, Hockey India demands GBM

 Just days after International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's visit to the country, the factional feud within Indian Olympic Association surfaced today with a National Sports Federation head moving a No Confidence Motion against incumbent president N Ramachandran.

IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting
IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting

Just days after International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's visit to the country, the factional feud within the Indian Olympic Association surfaced today with a top official demanding a Special General Body Meeting to propose a No Confidence Motion against incumbent president N Ramachandran.

IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting
IOA feud comes out in open, vice-president demands General Body Meeting

Just days after International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach's visit to the country, the factional feud within the Indian Olympic Association surfaced today with a top official demanding a Special General Body Meeting to propose a No Confidence Motion against incumbent president N Ramachandran.

Chess set for Winter Olympic Games gambit: Report
Chess set for Winter Olympic Games gambit: Report

The Winter Olympics, with its spectacular ski jumpers, daring speed skaters and athletic snowboarders, should welcome chess into its schedule, the chief of the game`s governing body told Chinese media Wednesday.

Indian Olympic Association officials not happy with president N Ramachandran, plot his ouster
Indian Olympic Association officials not happy with president N Ramachandran, plot his ouster

Internal conflict in the Indian Olympic Association reared its ugly head once again with a reported breakdown of relations between president N Ramachandran and secretary-general Rajeev Mehta. According to reports, a Special General Body Meeting is being planned to move a no-confidence motion against Ramachandran.

Narendra Modi seeks IOC's help to promote India as 'sports hub'
Narendra Modi seeks IOC's help to promote India as 'sports hub'

Intending to promote India on the global sports map, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought help from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in enabling the country to become a nerve centre of sports.

India not to bid for 2024 Olympics, Narendra Modi didn't propose it: IOC president Thomas Bach
India not to bid for 2024 Olympics, Narendra Modi didn't propose it: IOC president Thomas Bach

In an all important meeting between International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, it was decided that India will not bid for 2024 Olympic Games.

IOC chief to meet PM Modi today amid speculation of India bidding for 2024 Olympics
IOC chief to meet PM Modi today amid speculation of India bidding for 2024 Olympics

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today during his one-day whirlwind visit to discus ways to take Indian sports forward amid speculation that the country might bid for 2024 Olympics.