Wrestlers skip IOA's panel hearing

It is understood that the grapplers are not keen on meeting since they already have an Oversight Committee appointed by the sports ministry to probe the allegations.  

published on : 29th January 2023

BioAsia conference from February 24 in Hyderabad

It will bring together top officials, industry leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, and other delegates to explore the theme of the event — Advancing for ONE.

published on : 11th January 2023

IOA president PT Usha calls for increased out-of-competition tests to counter doping

Usha was speaking ahead of the inaugural 'Khasdar Krida Mahotsav'. To a query on weeding out doping, Usha called it a major issue.

published on : 7th January 2023

All eyes on IOA and sportspersons as first EC meet takes place

The appointment of Chief Executive Officer/secretary general too could be one of the points that could be discussed.

published on : 25th December 2022

My past doesn't guarantee me direct ticket to IOA presidency: Abhinav Bindra

Bindra was recently appointed member of the IOC's Athletes' Commission in 2018 where his role is to "act as a bridge between administrators and athletes and serve their best interest."

published on : 16th December 2022

Here to serve athletes, says PT Usha after assuming office as IOA president

In a very short interaction, Usha spoke about her long association with sport, first as a player and then as a coach and as an administrator.

published on : 11th December 2022

PT Usha becomes first woman IOA president

Usha, fondly known as the 'Payyoli Express', is being seen as a candidate of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, which had nominated her as a Rajya Sabha member in July.

published on : 10th December 2022

IOA baton in Usha's hand, race turns a fresh corner

She never ran in a CWG as the Indian government decided to pull out due to apartheid in 1986 when she was at the peak of her career.

published on : 4th December 2022

Track queen Usha to head IOA, ball now in athletes’ court

At first glance, the nominations for the IOA Executive Committee (EC) elections throw up two interesting facts.

published on : 29th November 2022

PT Usha set to get elected as IOA chief unopposed

There will be contests for one post of vice president (female), joint secretary (female). There were 12 candidates in the fray for four executive council members.

published on : 27th November 2022

Usha to contest for IOA president's post

Former athletics great understood to have strong backing from several quarters  

published on : 26th November 2022

Big names likely in electoral college; focus on BAI chief and Assam CM

The RO and his team would be scrutinising the names and the federations who will be eligible to vote.

published on : 21st November 2022

Supreme Court says no to IOA’s early hearing plea

The bench said no to IOA’s plea that was requesting an urgent hearing so that the changes could be made before the completion of the electoral college.

published on : 18th November 2022

Mary, Sharath chief and deputy in athletes' panel

Umesh Sinha, the Returning Officer of the IOA elections, said it was a great moment for him to witness the process of election.

published on : 16th November 2022

Athletes' Commission elected amid withdrawals and drama

What was expected to be a new beginning for the IOA, ended in the same old story -- unanimous election.

published on : 14th November 2022

Sindhu, Mirabai, Gagan, Mary to contest for posts in Athletes' Commission

In all, there are 39 members — 19 men and 20 women — contesting for the commission posts.

published on : 14th November 2022

State unit's non-voting right status sticky point in IOA's SGM

However, according to some members, they will be part of the SGM this time and can vote on Thursday.

published on : 9th November 2022

More Olympians in Athletes Commission, NSFs to 'appoint' two representatives

There will be 10 members, five male and five female athletes, who will be elected by their peers.

published on : 8th November 2022

Some points in amended IOA constitution diluted: Rahul Mehra

Though most of the 13 points raised by him in the Delhi High Court were incorporated in the constitution, there were four or five points that could have been included.

published on : 5th November 2022

Indian Olympic Association polls to be held on December 10

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli also allowed circulation of the draft amended constitution among members of the IOA as per rules, so that it could be adopted in the general body.

published on : 3rd November 2022
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