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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Narinder Batra


IOA chief Narinder Batra asks RFI to review Asiad gold medallist rower Dattu Bhokanal's 2-year-ban

January 10, 2020 4:06 pm

Batra's intervention came after former World Championships bronze medallist long jumper Anju Bobby George brought the matter to IOA's notice through a letter.

‘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

Athletes say IOA chief's call for CWG pullout unacceptable, officials guarded

September 25, 2019 6:13 pm

Narinder Batra, while speaking at an event in Bengaluru on Tuesday, said the level of competition at the CWG is not particularly high and that India should consider a pullout to improve its own standards.

Sports minister asked IOA to come back after meeting CGF chief: Narinder Batra

August 24, 2019 9:27 pm

In protest against the exclusion of shooting, the IOA had proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, and sought the government's approval.

IOA and FIH chief Narinder Batra elected IOC member

June 27, 2019 12:02 pm

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Wednesday was elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee.

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.

In social media rant, former Hockey India chief Narinder Batra lashes out at ‘indiscipline and groupism’

January 17, 2019 8:57 am

Narinder Batra, former Hockey India chief and now FIH President, labelled the Indian team as 'complainers, bad and sore losers.'

IOA tells sports ministry to resolve Kosovo boxer visa issue immediately

November 14, 2018 5:52 pm

The Indian Olympic Association Wednesday asked the sports ministry to immediately resolve the controversy surrounding Kosovan boxer Donjeta Sadiku's visa.

India's target should be to win medals in double digits in 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Narinder Batra

May 05, 2018 10:52 pm

Narinder Batra said that India should aim to win double digit medals at the Tokyo Olympics and around 25 at the 2024 Games in Paris.

IOC evasive on IOA’s bidding designs for three major sports events

April 20, 2018 8:45 am

Narinder Batra expresses interest in hosting the Asian Games, Youth Olympics and Olympics, but Thomas Bach gives no assurances.