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IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran
IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran

 International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who is meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month, feels that a huge country like India should win more Olympic medals and aim to become a sporting powerhouse in the future, according to IOA President N Ramachandran.

IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics
IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics

In a significant development, The union government and the national Olympic body have invited International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to discus the development of sports in the country and a likely bid for 2024 Olympic Games.

AITA to approach court on Anil Khanna's election
AITA to approach court on Anil Khanna's election

The AITA on Saturday made it clear that it will knock the doors of the judiciary against the Sports Ministry's directive, asking its President Anil Khanna to step down despite the fact his election was held as per Age and Tenure guidelines of the Sports Code.

 Make activities, finances public: Ministry to IOA, NSFs
Make activities, finances public: Ministry to IOA, NSFs

In a bid to ensure transparency, the Sports Ministry today made it mandatory for the Indian Olympic Association and the national federations to disclose their activities and finances online, failing which their recognition could be reviewed.

National Games 2015 organisers get kudos
National Games 2015 organisers get kudos

A double onslaught by an angry media and an aggressive Left opposition had cast doubts on whether the 35th National Games could even be held on time. But the Kerala government has now won all-round praise from the prime minister, the president and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the successful conduct of the Games.

Kerala edition, best National Games: IOA
Kerala edition, best National Games: IOA

 With the 35th National Games coming to a close, the Kerala government has been cited by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) which termed the event the best ever held.

Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code
Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a plea by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) challenging the enforcement of the National Sports Code (NSC) which prescribes the age and tenure of its office bearers as well as of the other national sports federations.

Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco
Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco

Miffed with Boxing India's threat to ban boxers who participated in the ongoing National Games, the state units that defied the diktat, have demanded that a special general body meeting be called to discuss the matter even as BI remained steadfast on its stand.

Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to conduct elections on time
Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to conduct elections on time

 The Sports Ministry has asked all National Sports Federations (NSFs) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to conduct their elections at least one month before the term of its office bearers.

IOA's Rs 2 L for departed netball player's family

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced a compensation of Rs two lakh for the family of Maharashtra netball player Mayuresh Pawar, who lost his life in the ongoing National Games in a freak accident here.

IOA president expresses shock over death of netball player

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran on Monday expressed shock and anguish after young netball player Mayurish Pawar's death cast a pall of gloom over the ongoing National Games here.

IOA expresses shock at player's death during National Games
IOA expresses shock at player's death during National Games

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran on Monday expressed shock and anguish after young netball player Mayurish Pawar's death cast a pall of gloom over the ongoing National Games here.

Boxing India decides to boycott National Games
Boxing India decides to boycott National Games

The boxing competition at the National Games starting on Saturday was thrown into jeopardy today after Boxing India (BI) directed all state units to boycott the event owing to the IOA's refusal to grant recognition to BI, prompting top names such as former Asian and Commonwealth medallist Manoj Kumar to pull out.

Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India
Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Boxing India, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and boxer Laisram Sarita Devi on a plea challenging her suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

No change in Kerala National Games schedule: IOA
No change in Kerala National Games schedule: IOA

The 35th National Games will be held in Kerala as scheduled from January 31 to February 14, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced on Friday, putting to rest speculations about postponement.

Jiji Thomson quits as SAI DG, slams government for injustice
Jiji Thomson quits as SAI DG, slams government for injustice

Sports Authority of India boss Jiji Thomson has quit with immediate effect citing injustice by the Government over his promotion and the IAS officer says his departure comes at an inopportune time with the Rio Olympics scheduled in mid 2016.

Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014
Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014

Inside the ring, the men and women who mattered gave their blood, sweat and tears to conquer adversity with elan but outside, sparring for power continued to cast a shadow on Indian boxing in a year which was sparkling in parts but also blighted by some unsavoury controversies.

International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India
International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India

Calling on the IOA to recognise Boxing India, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu has said that refusing affiliation to BI amounts to going against the Olympic Charter.

IOA to fund NSFs, state units; reward for CWG, Asiad medalists
IOA to fund NSFs, state units; reward for CWG, Asiad medalists

Indian Olympic Association on Friday laid out a plan to improve its financial condition by deciding to attract corporate sponsorship to fund the national sports federations and state Olympic bodies while also announcing cash rewards for medal winners of the 2014 Commonwealth and Asian Games.

IOA refuses to recognise Boxing India, its prez slams AIBA
IOA refuses to recognise Boxing India, its prez slams AIBA

Indian Olympic Association rejected Boxing India's application for recognition as the national federation, with its president N Ramachandran saying that BI was "imposed" by the world body AIBA against the wishes of the IOA.