Indraneel Das

Olympic bid gives IOA hope to attract candidates for CEO's post

PM Modi during IOC Session on October 14 announced that India would be interested in bidding for the 2036 Games.

01 Nov 2023

After much delay, IOA advertisement for CEO's post as per constitution

After more than eight months of delay and deliberations, the IOA went by the provisions of the constitution to invite applications from interested candidates on Thursday.

20 Oct 2023

IOA wants change; IOC says constitution fit for purpose

The IOC had a meeting with the IOA executive council on Saturday and reminded them to appoint the CEO and have agreed to give them 30 days' time.

18 Oct 2023

It’s official, cricket part of 2028 Olympics

Stars were aligned but so were the tenets critical in the selection process. Inclusivity, gender equality and popularity were some of the ingredients that went into making cricket part of LA28.

17 Oct 2023

How cricket gained Olympic prominence and acceptance

If in 1989, one-day cricket was grudgingly getting acceptance, this time it’s the exponential growth of T20 cricket and its global acceptance that has forced LA28 to include the sport.

17 Oct 2023

As India eyes 2036 Olympics, IOC outlines bidding process

The IOC also said that it would ask the countries or cities who are interested in hosting the Olympics to approach them for advice.

16 Oct 2023

Fully-functional IOA must for initiating bid

If the IOA doesn’t appoint a CEO, relationship with the IOC might deteriorate. For a successful bid, there is a necessity of a fully functional IOA.

16 Oct 2023

IOC chief Bach on boxing, lifting issues and more

IOC President Thomas Bach, on various topics ranging from youth-oriented urban sports to weightlifting...

11 Oct 2023

Sports reeling under climate change: IOC boss

The royalty of the International Olympic Committee – the executive board along with its president Thomas Bach have already landed.

11 Oct 2023

Asian Games show turning point in Indian sports: Sports minister Thakur

Cooperation between NSFs, SAI and other stakeholders was essential to country's success at the Games, says Thakur

09 Oct 2023

From long-distance running to Asiad medals: Story of 10K m medallists Kartik & Gulveer

Interestingly, Kartik and Gulveer were late entrants into long-distance running. But when they started, they shone.

01 Oct 2023

Shot putter Kiran Baliyan wins India's first athletics medal in Asian Games

Shot putter claims bronze medal with an effort of 17.38m in her third attempt on Friday

30 Sep 2023

Asian Games: India ready to roar in Athletics

Athletics, one of the blue-riband events at all multi-discipline competitions, begins today. For India, it's of significance because of the potential it holds

29 Sep 2023

IOC talks about new bidding process, Arunachal athletes visa & IOA's CEO issues

The international body conducted a round table webinar on Thursday, ahead of the IOC Session in Mumbai next month

29 Sep 2023

Asian games: From Ruhiyawan village in UP to East China sea, Eabad sails to glory

On Tuesday, in the deep blue waters on the confluence of Qiantang river estuary and East China sea, Eabad was all focused because of the job in hand — winning a medal.

27 Sep 2023

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