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Monday, Jan 20, 2020


Jan 20, 2020 15:31
In a letter to the WA chief, Batra reasoned that since free and fair elections were held under the world body’s observer, it should lift the suspension to help Indian prepare for the 2020 Games in earnest. read more
Jan 10, 2020 15:58
Batra’s intervention came after former World Championships bronze medallist long jumper Anju Booby George brought the matter to IOA’s notice through a letter. read more
Dec 30, 2019 17:00
IOA secretary-general, Rajiv Mehta, said after the national Olympic committee’s (NOC) annual general meeting that, “We will not boycott the Commonwealth Games,” adding that IOA will bid for either the 2026 or 2030 CWG. read more
Dec 25, 2019 23:22
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has agreed to consider a joint proposal by India and world shooting body, ISSF, to stage the competition in India and add the medals to the Games tally. read more
Nov 27, 2019 14:11
The IOC asked the organisers to include the Indian taekwondo team even at this late juncture, saying the athletes should not suffer from a sitaution they are not responsibile for. read more
Nov 14, 2019 21:38
IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta said during a press conference here that it will approach the government with the proposal to host the Games. read more
Nov 13, 2019 21:03
CGF chief Louise Martin and CEO David Gevemberg will meet IOA chief Narinder Batra and Secretary General Rajeev Mehta on Friday. read more
Nov 11, 2019 23:28
The IOA was suspended by the IOC in December 2012 for government interference and was reinstated 14 months later after assurances on autonomy. read more
Sep 30, 2019 15:00
IOA’s Secretary General Rajeev Mehta had written to regional Vice-President of Commonwealth Sports Chris Chan over the exclusion of shooting from the event in 2022. read more
Sep 25, 2019 18:33
We win 70 medals, 100 medals at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) while at the Olympics, we get stuck at two (medals),” IOA President Batra read more
Sep 25, 2019 18:33
We win 70 medals, 100 medals at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) while at the Olympics, we get stuck at two (medals),” IOA President Batra read more
Sep 04, 2019 16:28
In a letter on Tuesday, Rijiju asked Morgan, secretary of state for sport, to intervene and bring back a sport that has been part of the Commonwealth Games since 1974. read more
Sep 02, 2019 05:28
SAI’s team division in its administrative sanction on August 26 also mentioned that IOA should inform state Olympic units so that all Tokyo hopefuls can take part in the trials. read more
Sep 01, 2019 18:14
State Congress President Girish Chodankar also demanded an audit and review of all ongoing works for the National Games by the Chief Minister, claiming there were exorbitant expenses and duplication of work in many cases. read more
Aug 30, 2019 00:04
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Fit India programme aims to inculcate a culture of fitness in citizens read more