Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Indian Olympic Association (IOA)


IOA sets up committee to probe charges against wrestling chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

January 21, 2023 9:33 am

The wrestlers, for the second successive day, were involved in discussions with Sports Minister Anurag Thakur. Until late in the night, neither side had released any communication about the talks.

Former volleyball player seeks IOA chief PT Usha’s intervention

January 05, 2023 1:26 am

On the complaint of a junior woman coach, the Chandigarh Police on Saturday night had lodged an FIR against Sandeep Singh, a former Olympian, on charges of stalking, illegal confinement, sexual harassment and criminal intimidation.

PT Usha becomes first woman Indian Olympic Association chief: A look at the life of 'Payyoli Express'

December 12, 2022 7:47 am

Overall, Usha has won 23 medals in the Asian track and field events in the 1980s and remained active as a coach post-retirement. We take a look at her story.

PT Usha becomes first woman IOA president

December 10, 2022 3:46 pm

Usha's anointment to the top post was a forgone conclusion late last month after she emerged as the lone candidate for the top post.

IOA elections: PT Usha to be officially elected as first woman president

December 09, 2022 2:53 pm

The 58-year-old Usha, a multiple Asian Games gold medallist and fourth-place finisher in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics 400m hurdles final, will be declared elected unopposed for the top post.

Supreme court directs its orders on adoption of new constitution, polling for IOA executive be scrupulously followed

November 15, 2022 9:45 pm

Mehra claimed the draft constitution was adopted at the IOA AGM on November 10 but the minutes of the meeting showed there were some variations, which were also adopted.

IOA writes to states and NSFs to ensure participation of top athletes in National Games

September 06, 2022 9:49 pm

The 36th National Games was officially launched at the EKA Arena TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Sunday in the presence of eminent dignitaries from the world of politics and sport.

Sumariwalla claims he has been "appointed" IOA president, secy gen dismisses it

August 28, 2022 12:07 am

Last December, the IOA had formed a six-member committee to look into the amendments to be made to its constitution before holding elections, in order to align it with the National Sports Code.

How we can democratise sports governance

August 26, 2022 8:48 am

Nandan Kamath writes: Correcting the rot in India's sports governance requires work at the bottom of the pyramid

Supreme Court stays Committee of Administrators take over of Indian Olympic Association

August 19, 2022 7:04 pm

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta sought the court's intervention and said ``the moment they take over, India stands almost 99 percent chance of being suspended from participating in any Olympic event."