Articles about Indian Olympic Association

India to send 228-strong contingent to Tokyo Olympics

14 Jul 2021

India to send 228-strong contingent to Tokyo Olympics

India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics, including 119 athletes, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra said on Tuesday.

PM Modi to interact with Tokyo-bound athletes on July 13

09 Jul 2021

PM Modi to interact with Tokyo-bound athletes on July 13

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of India's Olympic preparations on Friday and also announced an interaction with the country's Tokyo-bound sportspersons on July 13, three days before the first batch departs for the Japanese capital.

Gopichand won't travel with India's Olympic-bound badminton team to Tokyo

07 Jul 2021

Gopichand won't travel with India's Olympic-bound badminton team to Tokyo

Chief National Badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand, who guided India to two Olympic medals, has opted out of India's Olympic-bound badminton contingent to create space for Indonesian Agus Dwi Santosa, who trains singles shuttler B Sai Praneeth.

BCCI to support Olympic-bound Indian contingent with Rs. 10cr donation

21 Jun 2021

BCCI to support Olympic-bound Indian contingent with Rs. 10cr donation

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that it will donate Rs. 10 crore to support the Olympic-bound Indian contingent on the request of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS).

IOA seeks details of vaccinated athletes participating in Tokyo Olympics

26 May 2021

IOA seeks details of vaccinated athletes participating in Tokyo Olympics

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has sought details from the national federations about the vaccinated athletes and officials who are set to travel to Tokyo for the Summer Games, beginning July 23.

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

02 May 2020

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.

Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games

India were unable to submit a bid for hosting the 2030 Asian Games before the deadline of April 22 due to coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

25 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement

The Indian Olympic Association on Wednesday stated that it will address the problems faced by athletes after the postponement of Tokyo Olympics, when it makes revised preparation plans.

Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

22 Jun 2019

Commonwealth Games: Here's why India is considering to pull out

There is a possibility the entire Indian contingent might not participate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

PV Sindhu signs lucrative four-year deal with Chinese sports brand

08 Feb 2019

PV Sindhu signs lucrative four-year deal with Chinese sports brand

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu has bagged a lucrative deal with Chinese sports brand Li Ning.

Asian Games: Injured Dipa Karmakar pulls out of team finals

22 Aug 2018

Asian Games: Injured Dipa Karmakar pulls out of team finals

Star Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar today pulled out of the artistic team finals of the ongoing Asian Games in Indonesia due to a knee injury.

All about the 2018 Asian Games

17 Aug 2018

All about the 2018 Asian Games

The 2018 Asian Games are set to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.

#NewsBytesInvestigation: Nepotism in India's Sambo Federation killing deserving athletes' chances

04 Aug 2018

#NewsBytesInvestigation: Nepotism in India's Sambo Federation killing deserving athletes' chances

Sambo, a Russian combat-sport came to India, 25 years ago, but has failed to produce even one player of International stature. It's because of rampant nepotism in the Sambo Federation of India (SFI), alleged athlete Meenu Poonia.

India's boat racing team to participate in Asian Games

01 Aug 2018

India's boat racing team to participate in Asian Games

The Indian boat racing team is set to feature at the upcoming Asian Games 2018 this month, which is to be held in Indonesia.

Ahead of Asian Games, IOA demands kits from non-affiliate sports

30 Jul 2018

Ahead of Asian Games, IOA demands kits from non-affiliate sports

Ahead of the 2018 Asian Games, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has landed itself into a battle with non-affiliate sports federations.

IOA claims Indian football team not good enough for ASIAD

03 Jul 2018

IOA claims Indian football team not good enough for ASIAD

A shocking decision by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will see the Indian football team skip the 2018 Asian Games.

Journalist Rajat Sharma is the new DDCA president

02 Jul 2018

Journalist Rajat Sharma is the new DDCA president

Senior journalist Rajat Sharma today beat World Cup winning India cricketer Madan Lal by 517 votes to become the new President of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA).

Asian Games: IOA not to give accreditation to players' parents

06 May 2018

Asian Games: IOA not to give accreditation to players' parents

The Indian Olympic Association will not be entertaining accreditation for players' parents for the upcoming 2018 Asian Games.

'No needle' policy: Two Indian athletes told to leave CWG

13 Apr 2018

'No needle' policy: Two Indian athletes told to leave CWG

The Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games was today left thoroughly embarrassed after race walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi and triple jumper V Rakesh babu were ordered to head back home.

CWG: Indian weightlifters win medals despite having no physios

05 Apr 2018

CWG: Indian weightlifters win medals despite having no physios

Indian weightlifters Mirabai Chanu and P Gururaja delivered medals today at Gold Coast, but the system seems to have let them down at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

Saina lashes out at IOA, it issues clarification on Twitter

03 Apr 2018

Saina lashes out at IOA, it issues clarification on Twitter

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) responded to Saina Nehwal's claims that her father Harvir Singh's name was removed from the list of team officials for the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Indian contingent under scanner at Gold Coast

31 Mar 2018

Commonwealth Games: Indian contingent under scanner at Gold Coast

The Commonwealth Games hasn't even kicked off and Indian athletes are being investigated after syringes were found at their accommodation in Australia.

Sindhu to be India's flag-bearer in CWG opening ceremony

24 Mar 2018

Sindhu to be India's flag-bearer in CWG opening ceremony

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu will be the country's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of 21st Commonwealth Games, to be held at Gold Coast.

CWG-2018: Parents of Sindhu and Saina deny using taxpayers' money

23 Mar 2018

CWG-2018: Parents of Sindhu and Saina deny using taxpayers' money

The 2018 Commonwealth Games are around the corner and the parents of badminton stars PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have been left disappointed, after reports claimed that they were travelling to Gold Coast at the expenses of the Indian Government.

BCCI a hurdle in the inclusion of cricket in Olympics?

31 Jul 2017

BCCI a hurdle in the inclusion of cricket in Olympics?

The Board of Control for Cricket in India is not keen on backing the International Cricket Council's bid of including cricket in the Olympics.

Is India 2032 Olympics ready?

20 Jul 2017

Is India 2032 Olympics ready?

If one might have it, then India is contemplating of hosting the 2032 Olympics.

CWG Scam: Manmohan Singh PMO recommended Kalmadi's appointment, says PAC

11 Apr 2017

CWG Scam: Manmohan Singh PMO recommended Kalmadi's appointment, says PAC

Criticizing the Manmohan Singh PMO, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has adopted the politically controversial 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) report.

AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

08 Apr 2017

AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

India returned to international boxing after its governing body Boxing Federation of India was unanimously granted full membership by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

13 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA

The Sports Ministry of India has lifted the ban on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today.

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

11 Jan 2017

Sports Ministry set to reinstate IOA suspension?

The Sports Ministry has hinted at re-recognizing the Indian Olympic Association after it removed Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents.

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

10 Jan 2017

IOA cancels appointment of Kalmadi, Chautala as life presidents

The Indian Olympic Association has cancelled the appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as the life presidents.

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

31 Dec 2016

Parts of Dangal are fictional: Aamir Khan

Replying to the criticism of Geeta Phogat's former coach PR Sondhi, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that some part of the movie 'Dangal' were fictionalized.

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

31 Dec 2016

Sports Ministry suspends IOA; says remove Kalmadi, Chautala as Life-presidents

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said on Friday that Indian Olympic Committee has been suspended until the body reverses its decision of appointing Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as Life Presidents.

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

30 Dec 2016

IOA won't reply to Sports Ministry over Kalmadi's appointment

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) said that they will not be replying to the Sports Ministry's show cause notice on appointment of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as its Life Presidents.

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

27 Dec 2016

Legal trouble for Dangal over coach's portrayal

Piara Ram Sondhi is seeking legal action against film makers of 'Dangal' for wrongly portraying the character of the coach, which is loosely based on him.

Shiva Keshavan wins gold in Asian Luge Championship

23 Dec 2016

Shiva Keshavan wins gold in Asian Luge Championship

35-year old Shiva Keshavan won gold medal in the Asian Luge Championship in Nagano.

Indian golfers yet to receive preparatory money for Rio Olympics

22 Dec 2016

Indian golfers yet to receive preparatory money for Rio Olympics

Indian golfers SSP Chawrasia and Anirban Lahiri are yet to receive amount of Rs.30 lakh, promised to them as the preparatory money for the 2016 Rio Olympics from the Sports Ministry.

After Dipa, is there a hope for Indian gymnastics?

24 Sep 2016

After Dipa, is there a hope for Indian gymnastics?

At Rio, Dipa Karmakar created history by becoming the first Indian to make it to the final of a gymnastics event at Olympics.

Athletics Federation of India denies OP Jaisha's allegations

23 Aug 2016

Athletics Federation of India denies OP Jaisha's allegations

The AFI has denied claims made by marathon runner OP Jaisha that the Indian contingent was not provided adequate water during the race.

Where were the Indian officials during Women's marathon?

22 Aug 2016

Where were the Indian officials during Women's marathon?

Indian officials have been a cause of embarrassment yet again, at the Rio Olympics.