IOA News

IOA and CGF chiefs to meet on November 14 to discuss shooting at CWG

After the unprecedented move of IOA in July to propose boycott of the Commonwealth Games, the CGF leadership has indicated that it's too late to change the decision.

IOA blames NADA for suspension of dope testing laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency suspended the National Dope Testing Laboratory in Delhi for six months "due to non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL)." The NADA can appeal the suspension in the next 21 days.


IOA to take final decision on 2022 CWG boycott next month

The IOA had proposed to boycott the 2022 Birmingham CWG in protest against the dropping of shooting from its roster and requested the sports ministry for its views.

Indian Olympic Association not intimidated by World Archery suspension threats, says AAI polls will be held on June 9

The World Archery has warned the AAI of "immediate suspension" if the two factions go ahead with two separate elections in New Delhi and Chandigarh on June 9.

Hockey Series Finals on schedule, not to be hit by IOC diktat: IOA official

In the wake of the Pulwama terror attack in February, India refused to issue visas to a three-member shooting contingent from Pakistan for the World Cup in New Delhi, leading to the IOC asking all the international federations not to award global events to the country.

IOA asks national federations to constitute Athletes Commission in 3 months

Ad hoc committees were also formed for golf and Assam Olympic Association.


India may miss out on hosting big-ticket events due to Kosovo row: IOA

India does not recognise Kosovo but since Donjeta Sadiku also holds an Albanian passport, the Boxing Federation of India was hoping for a resolution to the issue.

IOA steps up efforts to end governance crisis in Indian gymnastics

IOA president Narinder Batra has written to the president and secretary of the de-recognised Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI), Sudhakar Shetty and Shantikumar Singh respectively, in a fresh attempt to break the deadlock.

Asian Games 2018: IOA chief defends football's exclusion, says no place for "also rans"

Football teams were ignored because they are not ranked in the top-8 in Asia. The All India Football Federation had called the IOA's decision a myopic one.

Vietnam says sorry, so India enters race to host 2019 Asiad

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has set July 1 as the deadline for interested countries to make a bid to host the 2019 Asiad.