Olympic Association

We are in talks with IOC for 2036 Olympics, Motera best venue: IOA chief

After it was rebuilt to make it the world's largest cricket stadium, the Motera facility was renamed as `Narendra Modi Stadium' by the Gujarat Cricket Association in February 2021.

published on : 9th October 2021

IOA chief Narinder Batra supports Hockey India's decision to withdraw from CWG to focus on Asian Games

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra has backed Hockey India's decision to pull out from the Commonwealth Games 2022.

published on : 7th October 2021

Neeraj's performance was commendable, bar which has been set cannot go down: IOA chief Batra

India finished the Tokyo Olympic Games with a ranking of 48, which Narinder Batra described as a bar that has been set from where India can only go higher.

published on : 9th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 10 Indian officials allowed for attending closing ceremony, no limit on athletes

As per protocols followed by Indian Olympic Association, the medal winners including gold medallist Neeraj Chopra will be duly made flag bearers in the future multi sporting events.

published on : 8th August 2021

IOA chief requests for athletes, officials returning from Olympics to be allowed entry minus RT-PCR reports

Narinder Batra further requested the Indian government to inform the Japan government of the same.

published on : 25th July 2021

IOA ropes in Adani Group as sponsor for Tokyo Olympics

The Indian Olympic Association roped in the Adani Group as a sponsor for the Indian contingent at the ongoing Tokyo Games.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOA announces Rs 75 lakh cash award for gold medal winners

The IOA has recommended cash awards for Gold Rs 75 lakhs for Silver Rs 40 lakhs Bronze Rs 25 lakhs to the medal winners.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

The 2032 deal for Brisbane looked done months before this formal decision when the International Olympic Committee gave it exclusive negotiating rights in February.

published on : 21st July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOA chief Narinder Batra to remain in Japan till August 9

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra will remain in Japan till August 9 to oversee the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 19th July 2021

Our athletes will give us glory: Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra 

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra feels that there were a lot of challenges the players and the administrators faced due to the pandemic but now is the time to go and excel.

published on : 18th July 2021

IOA chief Narinder Batra says Indian officials in Tokyo happy with arrangements

The officials will receive the first batch of the Indian Contingent of 90 in the Village, when it lands in Tokyo on July 18.

published on : 15th July 2021

Indian shooters' Olympic kits to be dispatched to training bases in Croatia and Italy on Friday

Among others, the kits include three sizes of bags -- small, medium and large -- track suits and training gears.

published on : 10th July 2021

Tokyo 2020 restrictions unfair for India, but time to face the situation, come back with glory: IOA chief Batra

The good thing is athletes will be allowed to train. But since Indian athletes travelling from home won’t be allowed to train with athletes from other NOCs, Batra said

published on : 9th July 2021

First batch of Olympic-bound Indian athletes to leave on July 14: IOA official

COVID-19 pandemic has to some extent affected Indian athletes' preparation for the Games but Indian athletes are all set for the Games, said the official.

published on : 4th July 2021

Need to overcome 'unfair' protocols to succeed in Tokyo Olympics: IOA chief Narinder Batra to Indian athletes

IOA President Narinder Batra said negotiations are still on to ease restrictions on training during quarantine.

published on : 30th June 2021
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