International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee in talks with 10 bidders for 2036 Games

India is among other nations like Egypt, England, Indonesia and Qatar who have shown interest to host the 2036 Olympic Games. South Korea became the latest country to express interest.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Revised IOA constitution may herald a whole new era

The Delhi High Court had asked IOA to incorporate 13 points suggested by petitioner and senior advocate Rahul Mehra in its constitution.

published on : 9th October 2022

Jim Redmond, who helped son limp across finish line in inspirational '92 Olympics moment, dies at 81

Redmond dashed onto the track to help his stricken son, who had torn his hamstring at the top of the home straight and together the Britons limped to the finish line of the 400m semi-final.

published on : 5th October 2022

SC-appointed retd judge Rao calls for meeting with IOA & other stakeholders

Meeting to amend IOA's constitution scheduled to be held on October 14

published on : 3rd October 2022

SC-appointed retd judge Rao calls for meeting with IOA & other stakeholders

Meeting to amend IOA's constitution scheduled to be held on October 14

published on : 2nd October 2022

Boxing federation calls for Russian return to world sport

The first body to launch such an appeal, the International Boxing Federation has itself been suspended by the International Olympic Committee.

published on : 1st October 2022

IOC to IOA: Set your house in order by December or get suspended

Because of the uncertainty in the IOA, the IOC postponed the 2023 IOC session in Mumbai from May to September/October next year

published on : 9th September 2022

IOA delegation to visit IOC HQ in September, Khanna plays down suspension threats

A three-member IOA delegation will visit the International Olympic Committee's headquarters next month to apprise the IOC of the current status regarding its elections.

published on : 13th August 2022

IOC to consider cricket's inclusion in 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games

Cricket has only featured once at the 1900 Paris Olympic Games, with Great Britain and hosts France as only participants.

published on : 4th August 2022

IOC warns, IOA says it's out of line

IOA acting president says election will be held after taking permission from court and amending constitution.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Narinder Batra resigns as FIH president, gives up IOC membership 

In three separate letters, Batra officially tendered his resignations from the IOA, IOC and FIH respectively.

published on : 18th July 2022

IOC continues to recognise Narinder Batra as IOA president

The International Olympic Committee said that it is monitoring the issue and had been repeatedly asking all parties to act responsibly.

published on : 2nd June 2022

IOC launches Olympic Values Education Programme in India

The OVEP is a practical set of resources designed by the IOC to introduce young people to the Olympic values of excellence, respect and friendship.

published on : 24th May 2022

International Olympic Committee member Alex Gilady of Israel dies at 79

Alex Gilady, who also served as a senior vice president of NBC Sports, died at a hospital in London from cancer late on Thursday.

published on : 14th April 2022

Paris Olympics: Boxing events for men reduced, changes also in weightlifting and shooting

While the preceding Tokyo Games had eight events for men and five for women, in Paris there will be seven events for the male pugilists and six for the females.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Abhinav Bindra backs IOC decision to ban Russian athletes

India's gold medallist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics Abhinav Bindra, who is a member of the IOC Athletes' Commission, supports the decision.

published on : 5th March 2022

FIA allows Russian drivers to compete, but in neutral capacity and under its flag

An updated version of the different FIA International Calendars will be presented to the WMSC meeting in Bahrain for approval.

published on : 2nd March 2022

IOC action OK, but needs consistency

On Monday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urged sports federations across the globe to shut the door on Russian and Belarusian participation across all events, be it athletes or officials.

published on : 2nd March 2022

India trying to 'avoid' Belarus in football friendly amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

India were to take on Bahrain on March 23 and efforts are on to replace Belarus with another country for the March 26 game in Manama amid a global sporting boycott of Russia and Belarus.

published on : 2nd March 2022

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
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