International Olympic Committee

IOA and FIH chief Narinder Batra elected as International Olympic Committee member

Narinder Batra secured 58 votes out of 62 while four voted against him to get elected to the prestigious seat during the IOC Session.

published on : 27th June 2019

International Olympic Committee removes India hosting restrictions

The Indian government had given a written guarantee to the IOA that all eligible athletes will be given visas.

published on : 21st June 2019

Table Tennis event may see return of Pakistan athletes

Table Tennis Federation of India is likely to extend deadline for Commonwealth Championships in July to accommodate paddlers from across border.

published on : 19th June 2019

Indian borders now open for all athletes

The Indian Olympic Association took the decision after IOC’s threat of not allowing India to host international events.

published on : 19th June 2019

Despite concerns, boxers stay upbeat

S Kalaivani settled for bronze after losing to former world champ Josie Gabucho in the semis of the women’s 48kg category. This was the Chennai girl’s first senior international appearance.

published on : 24th May 2019

IOC chief praises Brisbane as it mulls 2032 Summer Games

The Queensland state capital is mulling whether it can justify the expense of hosting such a major event, and has carried out feasibility studies which Bach viewed during a visit.

published on : 6th May 2019

IOC chief 'admires' breakdance moves as Paris 2024 sports get green light

Climbing, skateboarding and surfing will make their Olympic debut in Tokyo next year where they will be subject to a "programme of monitoring". 

published on : 28th March 2019

IOC sanctions india

Members of India’s sporting fraternity will have woken up on Friday morning to a new reality.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Olympic quotas withdrawn from Shooting World Cup

 The visa denial to a three-member Pakistan contingent for the shooting World Cup in New Delhi following the Pulwama terror attacks last week has led to immediate ‘sanctions’.

published on : 22nd February 2019

Doping: IOC gives life bans to 11 more Russian Sochi Olympic athletes

The announcement comes following hearings by an IOC commission into allegations of state-sponsored doping by hosts Russia at the 2014 Winter Games.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Thumbs-up from athletes for IOC decision on Russia

The consensus among athletes was that the IOC struck a good balance between punishing the nation but not Russian athletes who may not have been part of the vast doping scheme.

published on : 6th December 2017

Anti-doping body mulls Russia reinstatement as Olympics loom

Last week, WADA said it had obtained an enormous internal database of Russian drug test results from 2012-2015.

published on : 15th November 2017

US Olympic Committee CEO to IOC on Russian doping: Time for action is now

The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee called on his international counterparts to act immediately on allegations of Russian doping.

published on : 13th October 2017

IOC chief Thomas Bach defends handling of corruption case

International Olympic Committee President Bach insisted that the movement could never make itself immune from scandal.

published on : 12th September 2017

No hint of threat to 2018 Winter Olympics: IOC chief Thomas Bach

Bach said that he was unaware of any nervousness on the part of other nations about sending there athletes to South Korea.

published on : 12th September 2017
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