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Tuesday, August 04, 2020



IOA infighting should stop, says secretary general Rajeev Mehta

June 29, 2020 11:20 pm

Rajeev Mehta and Narinder Batra have been engaged in a turf war since the president tried to curtail the powers of the secretary.

Recognition for National Sports Federations on hold after HC raps sports ministry

June 25, 2020 1:49 pm

The Delhi High Court confronted the sports ministry’s counsel with its February 7 order, in which it had directed the Indian Olympic Federation (IOA) as well as the ministry to not take a decision in relation to the federations without informing the court.

Narinder Batra confident of sending record 125 athletes to Tokyo Olympics

June 23, 2020 9:39 pm

India sent a 117-member contingent at the 2016 Rio Games and 83 competitors to London in 2012.

BCCI, IOA open to ending deals with Vivo, Li Ning

June 20, 2020 8:25 am

Arun Dhumal said the deal with Vivo will stay for now but the BCCI will not hesitate to terminate it in case the government asks them to do so.

IOA VP says FIH clean chit to Narinder Batra is eyewash, insists on fresh probe

June 14, 2020 3:45 pm

IOA VP Sudhanshu Mittal claimed his complaint against Narinder Batra was addressed to FIH Disciplinary Commissioner but the world body tried to hush up the matter against its chief.

IOA chief Narinder Batra denies electoral allegations in letter to IOC's Thomas Bach

June 10, 2020 8:13 am

Two and a half years after Narinder Batra's election as IOA chief, one of its vice presidents has questioned his taking up the top job, saying he was not even eligible to contest the polls.

IOA VP claims president Narinder Batra was not eligible to contest 2017 election

June 08, 2020 11:07 pm

IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal, in a letter to FIH, alleged that "a major cover-up" was done to allow Narinder Batra contest election for the role of the president in 2017.

IOA treasurer says Narinder Batra's actions are violations, demands EC meeting

May 28, 2020 5:52 pm

IOA treasurer Anandeshwar Pandey's criticism came just a few days after secretary general Rajeev Mehta termed president Narinder Batra's decision to dissolve the Ethics Commission as "illegal".

'One wrong move can affect athletes' Olympics preparation': IOA's Rajeev Mehta

May 22, 2020 7:24 pm

IOA secretary-general Rajeev Mehta expressed his vehement opposition after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday released the SOP for athletes to follow while training amid the pandemic.

IOA requests Sports Ministry for one-time grant to meet financial crisis

May 17, 2020 6:45 pm

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra wrote a letter to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, asking for financial assistance to resume activities once the government gives the go-ahead.