IOA polls today, India likely to return to Olympic fold

Slammed by the sporting fraternity for bringing shame on the country, a beleaguered IOA will hold its much-awaited elections today which is expected to clear the decks for India`s return to the Olympic fold after 14 months of suspension by its parent body.

IOA polls today, India likely to return to Olympic fold

Slammed by the sporting fraternity for bringing shame on the country, a beleaguered IOA will hold its much-awaited elections today which is expected to clear the decks for India`s return to the Olympic fold after 14 months of suspension by its parent body.

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.

Abhay Singh Chautala to nominate candidates for his faction in IOA polls

Barred from contesting next month`s Indian Olympic Association elections, suspended IOA President Abhay Singh Chautala is set to call the shots on who would be nominated from his faction for the top posts in the polls which will bring the country back to the Olympic fold after more than a year.

Tainted Lalit Bhanot walks in as chief guest at Hockey World League

Scam-tainted Lalit Bhanot`s presence as the chief guest during the India-New Zealand match of the Hero Hockey World League Final here today raised eyebrows, especially after the suspended IOA secretary-general is facing serious corruption charges related to the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.

No flag for India`s athletes at Winter Games

India`s athletes lost all hope Wednesday of competing under the national flag at the Winter Olympics after the country`s suspended Olympic association said it would hold elections two days after the Games open in Sochi.

Indian flag hopes on ice ahead of Sochi Games

He may be India`s main medal hope in February`s Winter Olympics but Shiva Keshavan still doesn`t know if he will compete under the national flag when he hurtles down the ice on his luge in Sochi.

Sindhu stands out as Indian sports takes a beating

For Indian sport, 2013 was a year of controversies and low-key performances, the country`s image globally taking a beating with the suspension of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by the apex body of world sport. Amid the gloom, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu provided some cheer.

No lifting of ban until IOA ensures absolute clarity: IOC

Not completely happy with the Indian Olympic Association leaving room for interpretations in its recent constitutional amendments, the IOC today indicated that it may not proceed to lift the ban on the country until IOA ensures clarity regarding barring of charge-framed persons from contesting elections.

IOC sets Oct 31 deadline for IOA to clean house

Hardening its stand against the IOA, the International Olympic Committee has asked the Indian body to sack "charge-framed" officials through constitutional amendments by October 31 and conduct fresh elections by December 15 to return to the Olympic fold.

Top shooter Abhinav Bindra demands clean IOA

India`s elite athletes have piled the pressure on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and demanded the removal of all tainted officials in order to overturn the country`s Olympic ban.

CSI accuses Sports Secy of "collusion" with suspended IOA

Clean Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country, has accused Sports Secretary P K Deb of being "hand in glove" with "tainted" sports administrators like Lalit Bhanot, a charge which the senior bureaucrat has strongly refuted.

CWG case: Summons against 3 Swiss Timing officials sent to MHA

CBI has forwarded to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) the summons to be served abroad to three officials of Switzerland-based Swiss Timing Limited, for their alleged role in a 2010 Commonwealth Games related corruption case in which Suresh Kalmadi among others is facing trial.

CWG scam: Court frames charges against Suresh Kalmadi, 9 others

Suresh Kalmadi and 9 others were put on trial in Commonwealth Games corruption case by Delhi court with charges of criminal conspiracy, forgery, cheating and other offence entailing life imprisonment.

CWG: Court to frame charges against Kalmadi and others today

A Delhi court has fixed February 4 to frame charges against sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, for allegedly cheating, conspiring, abusing his official position and causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to public exchequer in a games-related graft case.

IOA continues defiance of IOC, calls meeting on Jan 19

Blatantly defying the IOC`s diktat not to conduct any official activity after its suspension last month, the Indian Olympic Association has called a meeting of its Executive Council on January 19 here, the first assembly of the office bearers after being barred from the Olympic family.

CWG scam: Suresh Kalmadi, 10 others charged for criminal conspiracy and cheating

A Delhi court on Friday pronounced its order on framing of charges against former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi and 10 others in a games-related graft case.

CWG case: Order on framing of charges against Suresh Kalmadi today

A Delhi court will today pronounce its order on framing of charges against Suresh Kalmadi and 10 others in a games-related graft case.

CWG case: Order on framing of charges against Kalmadi on Friday

A Delhi court will pronounce on Friday its order on framing of charges against former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi and 10 others in a games-related graft case.

Chautala elected IOA president, Bhanot secretary general

As scripted, Abhay Singh Chautala on Wednesday was elected unopposed as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), defying the edict of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to go ahead with the polls.