Articles about Indian Olympic Association
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 Jul 2017
Is India 2032 Olympics ready?
If one might have it, then India is contemplating of hosting the 2032 Olympics.
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.
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).
13 Jan 2017
Sports Ministry lifts ban on IOA
The Sports Ministry of India has lifted the ban on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.