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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.

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.

IOC appoints Narinder Batra as member of Olympic Channel Commission

May 27, 2020 6:29 pm

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has been appointed as a member of the Olympic Channel Commission.

IOA President 'dissolves' Ethics Commission; Secy Gen calls it illegal, re-instates it

May 26, 2020 6:53 pm

Secretary General Rajeev Mehta termed President Narinder Batra's decision to dissolve the Ethics Commission "illegal".

Narinder Batra gets extension as FIH President following postponement of body's annual Congress

May 09, 2020 1:28 am

Indian sports administrator Narinder Batra's term as FIH President was on Friday extended till world body's next Congress, which was postponed to May next year due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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.