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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

Narinder Batra to head committee which will co-ordinate with Government, SAI

IOA president Narinder Batra will head a nine-member committee that will co-ordinate with the government and Sports Authority of India (SAI) to address all the reported issues of NSFs, State Olympic Association (SOA) and Sports Code.

Narinder Batra, new IOA chief, wants India to bid for 2032 Olympics

After being chosen IOA president in a formality of an election, Narinder Batra also spelt out his personal desire to host major multi-discipline sporting events in India.