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IOA appoints Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra as goodwill ambassador

Apr 29, 2016

IOA appoints Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra as goodwill ambassador

After the uproar over Salman Khan's appointment as the good will ambassador for the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has now roped in shooter and 2008 Olympic gold-medalist Abhinav Bindra as well. #Salman Khan #Sachin Tendulkar #AR Rahman #Abhinav Bindra #IOA #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics 2016
Damage limitation? IOA asks Tendulkar, Rahman to be Rio ambassadors, Yogeshwar welcomes decision

Apr 29, 2016

Damage limitation? IOA asks Tendulkar, Rahman to be Rio ambassadors, Yogeshwar welcomes decision

Drawing flak for naming Salman Khan as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador, the IOA has now approached cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman to take up the same role along side the controversial Bollywood star. #Salman Khan #Sachin Tendulkar #Olympics #A.R. Rahman #IOA #Milkha Singh #Yogeshwar Dutt #Olympics 2016 #Tarlochan Singh
Here's why celebrities would be forced to restrain brand endorsements willy-nilly

Apr 28, 2016

Here's why celebrities would be forced to restrain brand endorsements willy-nilly

Celebrities now will have to exercise extreme caution in selection of brand endorsements as the Parliamentary Standing Committee is all out to make celebrities responsible for misleading ads. #Salman Khan #MS Dhoni #IOA #parliamentary panel #misleading ads #Celebrity ads #Amrapali group
IPL benefited from Bollywood stars too: Gavaskar backs Salman Khan as Olympics ambassador

Apr 26, 2016

IPL benefited from Bollywood stars too: Gavaskar backs Salman Khan as Olympics ambassador

Former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said there was nothing wrong with IOA appointing Salman Khan as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador and cited the example of how IPL "benefitted" through its association with Bollywood stars. #TheySaidIt #Sunil Gavaskar #IOA #SportsTracker #Rio Olympics #Goodwill Ambassador #Salman Khan Indian Olympic Association
Salman at Rio 2016: Nothing wrong in using Bollywood's popularity

Apr 25, 2016

Salman at Rio 2016: Nothing wrong in using Bollywood's popularity

Often Indian Olympic athletes complain of lack of spectators and funds. If the likes of Salman can help turn it around, what is the harm in it? #Salman Khan #Praveen Kumar #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Milkha Singh #PT Usha #Yogeshwar Dutt #Sultan #2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics
Rio 2016: Salim Khan defends son Salman, takes potshots at Milkha Singh

Apr 25, 2016

Rio 2016: Salim Khan defends son Salman, takes potshots at Milkha Singh

Scriptwriter Salim Khan on Monday defended his actor-son Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent. #Salman Khan #NewsTracker #IOA #Salim Khan #Milkha Singh #Yogeshwar Dutt #Rio 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Only Salman Khan can inspire boxers, racers and shooters all at once

Apr 25, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Only Salman Khan can inspire boxers, racers and shooters all at once

The actor who allegedly killed protected animals in Jodhpur and drove a car over pavement dwellers in Mumbai, is India's goodwill ambassador at the Olympics #Salman Khan #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Milkha Singh #PT Usha #blackbuck hunting case #2016 Rio de Janeiro Games
Defiant IOA firm on Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador despite mixed reactions

Apr 25, 2016

Defiant IOA firm on Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador despite mixed reactions

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's appointment as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador kicked up a storm on Sunday with star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and sprint legend Milkha Singh questioning the move even as the IOA and some other athletes backed the decision. #Salman Khan #Abhinav Bindra #Krishna Poonia #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #SportsTracker #Anju Bobby George #Milkha Singh #Sardar Singh #PT Usha #Yogeshwar Dutt #Rajiv Mehta #2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics #2016 Rio de Janeiro Games #Apurvi Chandela #2016 Rio Games #M C Mary Kom #2016 Rio Olympic Games
Salman Khan should refuse Olympic offer, pass it on to someone more deserving

Apr 25, 2016

Salman Khan should refuse Olympic offer, pass it on to someone more deserving

Don't blame Salman Khan. Blame the IOA for selecting him as India's brand ambassador to Rio. Just hope he is savvy enough to be embarrassed #Salman Khan #Olympic Games #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #SportsTracker #2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics