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IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for Chinese vaccines

September 17, 2021 5:06 pm

The IOC first announced a vaccine roll-out program with Chinese authorities for athletes and officials in March.

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.

Article 50: Why IOC chose to continue the ban on protests on field, podiums

April 29, 2021 11:29 am

The IOC's Rule 50 forbids any kind of "demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda" at venues and any other Olympic area.

Explained: How Delhi's aim to host 2048 Olympics is not a pipe dream

March 10, 2021 9:45 am

On Tuesday, Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia pledged to launch a bid for the 2048 Games to mark 100 years of India’s independence.

‘Our system is such that it is controlled either by PM or CMs. If the CM has interest, things will be done’

December 15, 2019 7:14 am

IOA president Narinder Batra talks about India’s preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the plans to bid for the 2032 Olympics, the importance of psychological counselling to uplift morale of athletes, and need to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games

Safety Net: IOC helping prepare young sportspersons for life after active sport

October 17, 2019 10:00 am

Post-Olympic, and even post-retirement depression has been a severe problem for athletes. The likes of Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe and 10-time Olympic medallist Allison Schmitt have openly spoken about the depression that fills the void left behind after a major competition.

Bid for big events, but don’t create an ‘embarrassing situation’, says Kiren Rijiju

June 26, 2019 9:27 am

Rijiju said the government is 'positive' about the ambition to bring major international events to India and said they'll have a discussion about this with the IOA.

IOC decision to strip AIBA right to conduct boxing in Olympics shocks Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal sees advantage

May 23, 2019 8:06 pm

Indian pugilists on Thursday gave a mixed reaction to the International Olympic Committee's recommendation to bar AIBA, the world governing body of amateur boxing, from organising the event at the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Narinder Batra, among 10, proposed to be elected as IOC members

May 23, 2019 1:17 pm

Narinder Batra, also the president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), had become the only Indian to be jointly serving as president of an international federation as well as an NOC.

IOC sanctions three athletes from London 2012 Games for doping

March 29, 2019 6:07 pm

Azeri weightlifter Valentin Hristov was stripped of his 2012 Olympics 56-kg bronze medal on Friday after he was one of three athletes to test positive for banned substances in re-tests conducted by the International Olympic Committee. 


IOC calls for IAAF action over doping claims in Russian athletics

November 12, 2015 3:56 pm

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has called for disciplinary procedures to be initiated against athletes found to have violated doping laws.