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Tokyo-bound Indian contingent will be vaccinated before departure: IOA

May 27, 2021 3:52 pm

IOA's statement came a day after it had sought details from the national federations about the vaccinated athletes and officials, who are set to travel to Tokyo Olympics which opens on July 23.

IOC begins talks with IOA to vaccinate athletes before Olympics

January 26, 2021 12:48 pm

Vaccinating those who will be a part of the Olympics is seen as one of the critical factors in delivering safe Games. Two scenarios are emerging at the moment.

Awards, agitation two separate things: IOA to protesting athletes

December 08, 2020 8:19 am

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) issued a call to treat national honours and the agitation as "two separate things".

IOA asks ministry to recall directive seeking tenure details of NSFs' office-bearers

August 10, 2020 11:00 pm

The Ministry had asked the 57 NSFs, which had their provisional recognition withdrawn on the instructions of the Delhi High Court, to reply to the questionnaire by August 11.

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.