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Indian Olympic Association

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Our athletes’ national marks are beginning to look good enough for winning medals in international events

23 Aug 2022 10:16 PM

IOA names Security Attache B K Sinha as Press Attache of India's Olympic contingent

Sinha is a former Haryana DGP and also a recipient of the President's Police Medal

16 Jul 2021 11:15 AM

India to step up campaign for 2032 Olympics after pandemic: sports chief

India faces competition from Thailand, Russia and Colombia for the 2026 event; Australia, China and Koreas are also in the running

02 May 2020 11:00 AM

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju reiterates autonomy of NSFs is paramount

IOA president alleged interference by TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) CEO Rajesh the functioning of NSFs

18 Apr 2020 2:57 PM

IOA chief says postponed Olympic qualifiers will happen

National Sports Federations have been asked to share information on athletes' training plans

28 Mar 2020 5:22 PM


IOA welcomes IOC decision, says athletes are relieved

Athletes are now free from the worry of having to train during the epidemic and perform their best in four months from now

24 Mar 2020 7:46 PM

IOA to take a decision after one month, likely to follow IOC

IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta said IOA will wait and watch for 4 to 5 weeks before taking a decision in consultation with the IOC

23 Mar 2020 12:32 PM

IOA confident of on-time Tokyo Games

If the IOC says the Olympics will go on we will have to participate irrespective of any threat: IOA official

19 Mar 2020 1:26 PM

Mumbai set to host IOC session in 2023

The only time India hosted an IOC session was in 1983 in New Delhi

05 Mar 2020 12:48 PM

Narinder Batra meets Amit Shah, briefs on preparation for Tokyo Olympics

Fit India Movement, Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Programme and Khelo India Youth Games were also discussed during their meet.

09 Dec 2019 3:09 PM


IOA rejects new Draft National Sports Code, says might lead to IOC suspension

India will incur the IOC's wrath if it goes ahead with administrative reforms enshrined in the Draft National Sports Code 2017.

11 Nov 2019 7:19 PM

'Commonwealth Games a waste of time and money': India Olympic chief

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has already threatened to boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

25 Sep 2019 4:47 PM

IOA blames NADA for NDTL's suspension, asks who'll bear cost for testing

The IOA chief said a negligent NADA sat on the issue for a long time despite repeated reminders from WADA.

23 Aug 2019 2:23 PM

IOA president writes to Kiren Rijiju, urging to boycott CWG Games 2022

The IOA president further said that India bagged most of the medals in shooting category and by removing it India's position will come down.

28 Jul 2019 8:56 AM

India to revive bid to host 2032 Olympics

The Indian government ensured the IOC that VISAs will now be granted to sportspersons from every country without prejudice.

19 Jun 2019 2:27 PM


Asian Games: India pin hopes on expanded squad

India were eighth on the overall medals tally at Incheon, with 541 athletes competing in 28 sporting disciplines.

11 Aug 2018 12:38 AM

Asian Games: Ministry to the aid of ‘minor sports’

He claimed that cost will have to be borne by the sponsors who have signed a contract with it to deal with only the affiliated federations.

01 Aug 2018 1:49 AM

IOA’s one foot back?

The associtation’s decision to not take football squad to Asian Games could hamper the growth of this game.

05 Jul 2018 12:00 AM

CBI starts inquiry on IOA staff

Two medicos not having requisite qualifications sent to Rio.

20 May 2017 1:26 AM

Sports Ministry lifts IOA’s suspension

The suspension was removed with immediate effect after it removed the corruption-tainted duo of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala.

13 Jan 2017 6:31 PM