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Sports Ministry writes to FIG to allow IOA to select gymnasts for World Championships

Olympic quotas will be up for grabs at the World Championship which is scheduled to be held in Stuttgart, Germany from October 4 to 13.

Sports minister asked IOA to come back after meeting CGF chief: Narinder Batra

In protest against the exclusion of shooting, the IOA had proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, and sought the government's approval.


Let's not talk about boycott but dropping shooting from CWG also unfair: Sakshi Malik

The Indian Olympic Association last week proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham CWG for dropping shooting from the roster, and sought the government's approval.

IOA proposes boycott of 2022 CWG for dropping shooting, seeks govt approval

The development comes a day after the IOA pulled out of the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) General Assembly, to be held in Rwanda in September, protesting the dropping of shooting from the 2022 CWG roster.

IOA cannot take unilateral decision to pull out of 2022 CWG, must consult govt: Kiren Rijiju

The decision is a big blow to India which had won as many as 16 shooting medals out of a total haul off 66 in the 2018 Gold Coast CWG and the IOA said it is mulling to withdraw from the 2022 event.

IOA general secretary meets sports minister Rijiju, discusses IOC ban

Indian Olympic Association secretary general Rajeev Mehta Saturday held discussions with new sports minister Kiren Rijiju regarding the International Olympic Committee's ban on India from hosting global events and increased assistance for athletes.


IOA will talk to government after May 23 to sort Pakistan visa issue: Rajeev Mehta

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant a visa to two Pakistani athletes and an official in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack last February.

IOA submits interest to bid for 2032 Olympic Games

New Delhi and Mumbai are the top two venues in the minds of the IOA top brass but other cities are also not ruled out.

IOA tells sports ministry to resolve Kosovo boxer visa issue immediately

The Indian Olympic Association Wednesday asked the sports ministry to immediately resolve the controversy surrounding Kosovan boxer Donjeta Sadiku's visa.

Cheque without check: IOA bloopers mar Asian Games felicitation ceremony

Around 15 medallists including compound archers Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Abhishek Verma were given just bouquets as their names were misprinted on cheques.