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IOA chief slaps Batra Rs 10 crore defamation notice

IOA chief slaps Batra Rs 10 crore defamation notice

 Indian Olympic Association chief N Ramachandran has slapped a defamation notice on Narinder Batra, demanding Rs 10 crore for allegedly damaging his reputation by his bribery allegations even as the Hockey India President dared the IOA boss to sue him in a court of law.

AIFF barred from participating in IOA elections

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) was on Sunday prohibited from participating in the Indian Olympic Association`s (IOA) election for failure to present proper documents for the electoral process.

CSI tells IOC, IOA elections could be challenged in court

Calling on the International Olympic Committee to stop Abhay Singh Chautala and Lalit Bhanot from being part of the IOA`s Electoral College, Clean Sports India (CSI) has told the IOC that given the "anomalies", the polls could end up being challenged in courts here.

IBF representatives should not vote in IOA polls: IOC, AIBA

The suspended Indian Boxing Federation will not have any representation in the upcoming IOA elections after the IOC and the AIBA instructed that no official from the IBF be allowed to cast a vote in the February 9 polls.

IOA to amend constitution, to end impasse with IOC

Left cornered after being served an ultimatum by the International Olympic Committee, the IOA is all set to amend its Constitution in a General Body Meeting on Sunday to bar charge-framed contestants from its elections.

Randhir slams Malhotra and co for IOA mess

In the wake of IOC`s threat to ban India from the Olympic movement, Randhir Singh, who withdrew his name from the race for IOA president`s post, today accused acting President V K Malhotra for creating such a mess that would ultimately bring shame to the nation.

Randhir withdraws nomination from IOA elections

The controversial Indian Olympic Association elections took a dramatic turn today with Randhir Singh announcing that he will withdraw his nomination for the post of President.

Former Sports Minister criticises IOC on IOA elections

Former Sports Minister M S Gill on Sunday lambasted the International Olympic Committee for threatening to suspend India and said the country should not be "frightened of paper tigers" who are rejecting electoral reforms in the IOA despite following them in their own case.

CSI appeals to PM to ensure IOA poll is held under Sports Code

Cleans Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country, today appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought his intervention as far as following the Sports Code in the upcoming IOA elections was concerned.

Kaushik demands Malhotra`s resignation

The secretary General of Netball Federation of India, Hari Om Kaushik, who is contesting for the post of treasurer in the upcoming IOA election, today demanded the resignation of Acting President V K Malhotra for "messing up" the poll process.

IOA elections rescheduled to Dec 5

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections will now take place Dec 5.