WFI elections: RO to meet ad-hoc panel members on Thursday

"I am attending a meeting with the ad-hoc committee members at the IOA Bhavan on Thursday afternoon.

published on : 29th November 2023

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.

published on : 1st November 2023

Radioactive spillage: Mock drill at Bengaluru airport, two critically injured workers rushed to hospital

The exercise, led by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), was held to ensure airport staff are equipped to handle a dangerous situation like a radioactive spill.

published on : 21st October 2023

Hawk eye on N-smuggling: Attari to have radioactive detection equipment  

“The RDE is a full-body truck scanner and it is basically an X-ray of a truck to detect smuggling of radioactive material,’’ he said.

published on : 18th October 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.

published on : 18th October 2023

IOC not communicating with acting CEO a concern

In a recent communication with this newspaper, the IOC had said that they have been monitoring the situation very closely as usual.

published on : 27th August 2023

Japan to release Fukushima plant's treated radioactive water into Pacific Ocean from August 24

The government and the plant operator TEPCO say the water must be removed to make room for the plant's decommissioning and to prevent accidental leaks from the tanks.

published on : 22nd August 2023

Asian Games: IOA clarifies selection criteria but complexity remains

The reasons for giving exemptions to Bajrang and Vinesh were not known. Whether they sought such an exemption is not clear but as of now they have not said anything about accepting or rejecting it.

published on : 19th July 2023

Hong Kong's seafood businesses brace for a sales slump as Japan plans to discharge radioactive water

Local seafood wholesale company worker Fung See foresaw his company's revenues could drop at least 20% to 30% due to consumers’ worries.

published on : 17th July 2023

Marie Curie: First rays of radioactivity

In 1898, the Curies published materials with ample evidence about the existence of a new element. In 1902 through arduous research, Marie isolated Radium and determined its atomic weight.

published on : 12th July 2023

National coaches, ad hoc panel tussle over one-bout trials, no dates as yet

Mahabir Prasad, Dronacharya awardee and former wrestling chief coach felt that an administrator from wushu might not understand the nuances of wrestling.

published on : 7th July 2023

OCA gives July 23 deadline, IOA prez seeks further extension

According to a top IOA official, though the OCA has given July 23 as the deadline, they would want the date to be extended further.

published on : 7th July 2023

IAEA chief visits Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant before radioactive water is released

The government and the plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, say the water must be removed to prevent any accidental leaks and make room for the plant's decommissioning.

published on : 5th July 2023

Appoint CEO at the earliest: IOC to IOA

It is understood that the IOC is in touch with the IOA and has communicated that a CEO must be appointed as early as possible.

published on : 1st July 2023

Against one-bout trials, national coaches to meet ad-hoc panel today 

Even as the committee awaits Olympic Council of Asia’s reply, experts strongly feel only one trial should be held to pick both Asian Games and World Championships teams

published on : 29th June 2023

WFI's special general meeting notice issued, election & results on July 6

The notice has been mailed to the affiliated state units. Each of these associations has to send the names of two representatives for preparing an electoral college by 5 pm on June 19.

published on : 13th June 2023

Asiad selection trials may be extended to accommodate protesting wrestlers  

The Worlds is scheduled in Belgrade, Serbia from September 16 to 24 while the wrestling competitions in Asiad will be held between October 4 to 7 in Hangzhou, China.

published on : 9th June 2023

IOA still unable to appoint a CEO, house anxious and divided

Besides taking decisions on the appointment of executives in various positions, the IOA also had discussions on sending officials to the Asian Games.

published on : 8th June 2023
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