Narinder Batra

Ex-players getting into coaching has helped Indian athletes: Gagan Narang

The 36-year-old had earlier expressed his desire to represent India at the Olympics for the fifth time.

Aug 28, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

IOA chief writes to Kiren Rijiju proposing 2022 CWG boycott over shooting snub

It is the first time since 1970 that shooting won`t be seen at the Commonwealth Games and only the second since its first inclusion in 1966.

Jul 28, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

Hockey chief coach Harendra Singh complains about food quality in SAI Bangalore, IOA draws SAI's attention

 Chief coach of Indian men's team Harendra Singh has complained to Hockey India about the sub-standard quality of food and hygiene level at the SAI centre in Bengaluru, where the national team is

Jun 11, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

IOA seeks meeting with Ministry on Sports Code, warns of another suspension by IOC

 The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has asked Sports Ministry to initiate a dialogue on proposed changes in the draft Sports Code, with a veiled warning that any unilateral action on the part of the

Jun 10, 2018, 19:23 PM IST

International Hockey Federation issues warning to Narinder Batra for his outburst in Sardar Singh questioning issue

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday issued a warning to its president Narinder Batra and fined him for his outburst against English law enforcement authorities during the Hockey World League Semi-Final in London last year.

Apr 24, 2018, 20:00 PM IST

India on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse, says IOA chief Narinder Batra

After the Indian contingent finished third in the medals tally at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), an elated Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Dhruv Batra on Monday said the nation is on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse.

Apr 16, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

Sports Minister assures IOA of clearing 'extra officials' in CWG contingent

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Thursday said that Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has assured it to have a re-look at government's policy of not clearing 'extra officials' for the coming Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast.

Mar 22, 2018, 21:13 PM IST

IOA, Sports Ministry at loggerheads over officials for Commonwealth Games

Less than two weeks before the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, Australia, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the Sports Ministry are at loggerheads over approving names of officials in the Indian contingent. 

Mar 22, 2018, 16:38 PM IST

Only cricket can function without government grants in India, says IOA president Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra today made it clear that the national sports governing body cannot send the athletes for the upcoming Commonwealth Games on its own cost as it still needs government grant for its functioning.

Feb 26, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

'Double' celebration for Arthur Van Doren at Hockey Star Awards

It was double celebration for Belgium's Arthur Van Doren after he was named as 'Male Player of the Year' as well as 'Male Rising Star of the Year' at the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) 2017 Hockey Star Awards.

Feb 06, 2018, 15:28 PM IST

IOA chief Narinder Batra defends controversial appointment of Pawandeep Kohli

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Saturday stood by the appointment of Pawandeep Singh Kohli as chairman of its medical commission, a move that raised a few eyebrows.

Jan 13, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

Pakistan Hockey Federation invites Narinder Batra for World XI matches

To create hype and symbolise the visit by the international eleven side, the PHF has also invited several hockey legends from different countries for the matches.

Dec 28, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

IOA to take up implementation of TOPS scheme with Sports Ministry

Batra was reacting to the recent statement of Abhinav Bindra, India's lone individual Olympic gold medalist, who emphasised on the need to improve 'the overall depth of professional support for athletes'.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

New president Narinder Batra takes charge in IOA

Former secretary general and the honorary member of the International Olympic Committee from India Randhir Singh has been made the IOA life president.

Dec 15, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

FIH chief Narinder Batra elected unopposed as IOA President

Batra's election to the top post was a mere formality after Asian Tennis Federation President Anil Khanna withdrew from the race last week.

Dec 14, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

IOA elections: Anil Khanna withdraws nomination from president's post

The IOA elections will be held on December 14.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

IOA Elections: Narinder Batra, Anil Khanna in fray for president post

Incumbent secretary general Rajeev Mehta will be re-elected for his second four-year term as he was the lone candidate to have filed the nomination papers.

Dec 03, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Decks cleared for Narinder Batra's election as new Indian Olympic Association boss

The highest decision-making body of the IOA, in its special meeting, unanimously decided to allow office bearers and members of the Executive Council elected in 2012 and 2014 to contest for the post of president and secretary general in the December 14 polls.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra, Prakash Padukone in 9-member panel for developing Sports Development Code

The other notable sportsperson in the committee is India's lone world championship medallist athlete Anju Bobby George.

Jan 05, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Narinder Batra resigns as IOA's associate VP in protest against life president nominations

The IOA during its annual general meeting named Kalmadi and Chautala as life time presidents.

Dec 30, 2016, 18:28 PM IST