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IOA cries foul over age limit, autonomy issues in draft Sports Code

The sports ministry shared the draft of the NCGGS with the sports federations on October 7 and later set November 10 as the deadline to submit feedback.

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.


Indian Olympic Association against criminalising supply of banned drugs to athletes

As per the draft bill, athletes, coaches or pharmacists, among others, found guilty of 'trafficking drugs' can be imprisoned for up to four years or be made to pay a fine of up to Rs 10 lakh.

In Goa, a waiting game for the 36th National Games

National games, which were to be held in 2016, postponed again because of polls; IOA mulls Rs 10 crore fine.

Anil Khanna, Janardan Gehlot to become IOA Sr Vice President and Vice President

Anil Khanna and former president of kabaddi's national federation Janardan Singh Gehlot will be elected unopposed as a senior vice president and a vice president of the Indian Olympic Association in its Annual General Body Meeting on December 22.

IOA to discuss IOC's diktat on not awarding world events to India

The Indian Olympic Association, in its annual General Body Meeting here on December 22, will discuss its parent body IOC's diktat to not award any world event to the country.


Manu Bhaker named India's flag-bearer at Youth Olympic Games

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra announced during the send-off ceremony that Manu Bhaker will lead the Indian team in the opening ceremony.

IOA proposal first step to Games bid: Sports Ministry

A ministry official said on Tuesday that the government will be happy to host the Asian Games five years down the line.

IOA Sec Gen writes to NSFs for views on 2019 Asiad bid

The IOA will need a simple majority (92 votes) to begin the bidding process for the Games.

IOA bids adieu to 2019 Asiad

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has called off its pursuit to bid for the 2019 Asian Games.