Monday, Feb 06, 2023

Indian Olympic Association


IOA forms dedicated legal team, to hire CEO soon

December 30, 2022 6:35 pm

The IOA has also sent letters to all the NSFs to settle their accounts with the national sports governing body by March next year.

IOA made significant progress, to take decision on final warning after Dec 10 elections: IOC

December 07, 2022 5:42 pm

A possible ban could have serious implications for next year's IOC session which is due to take place in Mumbai in September or October after it was pushed back following the warning.

PT Usha files nomination for IOA president post

November 26, 2022 7:39 pm

Usha and Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt were among eight sportspersons of outstanding merit (SOMs) who were picked by the newly-elected Athletes Commission to vote during the December 10 elections of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

Why sports management in India needs to include former players

September 10, 2022 8:56 am

Rajath Kathuria writes: As sport administration becomes more demanding and training and skills more complex, the presumption that sports federations can be run by bureaucrats or judges needs a serious rethink

Supreme Court orders status quo, says Delhi HC-appointed CoA will not take over affairs of IOA

August 18, 2022 11:57 am

The solicitor general said the appointment of the Committee of Administrators may lead to the Indian Olympic Association's suspension by the International Olympic Committee as it happened in the case of the All India Football Federation recently.

CBI begins preliminary probe into ‘diversion of Rs 35-lakh hockey funds’ by IOA chief Batra

April 06, 2022 7:11 pm

The allegations against Narendra Batra are the latest in a series of controversies that the Indian Olympic Association finds itself engulfed in. A former secretary-general and president of Hockey India, he has headed the body since 2017.

Explained: Could India host the Olympics in 2036 or beyond?

September 02, 2021 12:32 pm

India has often expressed a desire to host the Olympics, but never made it far in the process. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has said in the past that it wants to host the Asian Games, Youth Olympics and the Summer Olympics over the next decade and a half.

IOA asserts its authority to use digital, video and image rights of Olympic-qualified athletes

June 22, 2021 4:51 pm

The IOA said that there have been instances of resistance from few Olympic-qualified athletes on the ground that they have sponsorship contracts with other companies or entities. However, the IOA did not take any names.

IOA chief Narinder Batra requests World Archery to lift AAI's suspension

January 21, 2020 12:32 pm

In a letter to the WA chief, Batra reasoned that since free and fair elections were held under the world body's observer, it should lift the suspension to help Indian prepare for the 2020 Games in earnest.

Olympics, Asiad, CWG: IOA wants all and more

December 31, 2019 5:15 pm

If bids are accepted, India will end up hosting five major sporting extravaganzas over nine years; Government non-committal so far.