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IOA executive council to send recce team to Paris to identify pre-Olympics training facilities
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IOA executive council to send recce team to Paris to identify pre-Olympics training facilities

The team will work on identifying the requirements of Indian athletes to prepare for participation in the Paris Olympics.

'Landmark moment for Indian sport': Nita Ambani congratulates PT Usha on becoming IOA president
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'Landmark moment for Indian sport': Nita Ambani congratulates PT Usha on becoming IOA president

One of India’s most successful athletes and a flag-bearer of Indian sports globally, PT Usha was elected as the President of IOA, on Saturday along with a new Executive Council.

IOA elections: PT Usha to be officially elected as first woman president
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IOA elections: PT Usha to be officially elected as first woman president

PT Usha, a multiple Asian Games gold medallist and fourth place finisher in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics 400m hurdles final, is set to be elected unopposed for the IOA top post.

No contest for vice president in IOA elections after withdrawal of candidate
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No contest for vice president in IOA elections after withdrawal of candidate

Shiva Keshavan on Saturday withdrew his candidature for an executive council member's position ahead of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections

PT Usha elected as President of Indian Olympic Association
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PT Usha elected as President of Indian Olympic Association

PT Usha is one of the greatest athletes to have ever come out of India and brags four gold medals and seven silvers at the Asian Games.

PT Usha set to be unanimously elected as Indian Olympic Association president
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PT Usha set to be unanimously elected as Indian Olympic Association president

PT Usha had filed her nomination papers for the top job on Sunday, along with 14 others from her team for the various posts.

PT Usha files nomination for Indian Olympic Association president's post
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PT Usha files nomination for Indian Olympic Association president's post

PT Usha, a top sprinter of her times, has also been elected as one of the eight Sports Persons of Outstanding Merit (SOM) by the Athletes Commission of the IOA.

IOA election process begins, polls to be held on 10 December; filing of nomination from 25 November
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IOA election process begins, polls to be held on 10 December; filing of nomination from 25 November

Aspiring candidates for the 10 December polls can file their nomination papers from 25 to 27 November in person while they can withdraw their names from 1-3 December.

Indian Olympic Association polls to take place on December 10
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Indian Olympic Association polls to take place on December 10

Supreme Court also fixed Rs 20 lakh remuneration to Justice Rao for undertaking a comprehensive exercise of preparing the draft constitution

Goa to host 37th National Games in October 2023, confirms Indian Olympic Association
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Goa to host 37th National Games in October 2023, confirms Indian Olympic Association

Goa got the rights to host the National Games in 2008, but due to different reasons, the state has failed to host them, forcing the IOA to shift the 36th edition to Gujarat, who agreed to conduct the event in a short span of time.

IOA-IOC meeting fruitful, solution on logjam likely: sources
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IOA-IOC meeting fruitful, solution on logjam likely: sources

IOC and IOA had called for a joint meeting on Tuesday “in order to agree on a constructive solution and establish a roadmap leading to the elections of IOA”.

Supreme Court appoints Justice L Nageswara Rao for amending constitution of IOA
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Supreme Court appoints Justice L Nageswara Rao for amending constitution of IOA

A bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud asked Justice Rao to prepare a road map for amending the constitution and holding elections by December 15, 2022

Will appoint a neutral person to run administration of IOA: Supreme Court
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Will appoint a neutral person to run administration of IOA: Supreme Court

International Olympic Committee (IOC) on September 8 issued a final warning to IOA to ''resolve its governance issues'' and hold elections by December, failing which the world sports body will ban India.

IOA writes to states and NSFs to ensure participation of top athletes in National Games
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IOA writes to states and NSFs to ensure participation of top athletes in National Games

ndian Olympic Association on Tuesday asked its state units and national sports federations to ensure participation of the top athletes of the country in the 36th National Games to be held in multiple venues in Gujarat from September 29 to October 12

IOA forms 9-member Coordination Committee for Gujarat National Games
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IOA forms 9-member Coordination Committee for Gujarat National Games

The much-delayed National Games will be held in Gujarat from 27 September to 10 October and the committee will also have a representative of the Gujarat Government.

VP Sumariwalla claims to be appointed IOA president, secretary general dismisses it
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VP Sumariwalla claims to be appointed IOA president, secretary general dismisses it

Mehta said that VP Sumirawalla's claim was also against the IOA Constitution and the legal process of the country. Last month, the IOC had threatened to suspend the IOA if it failed to conduct its elections at the earliest.

Supreme Court orders status quo, says Delhi HC-appointed CoA will not take over affairs of IOA
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Supreme Court orders status quo, says Delhi HC-appointed CoA will not take over affairs of IOA

The Supreme Court has now posted appeal of IOA for further hearing on 22 August.

Delhi HC sets up three-member COA to take over affairs at IOA following national body's 'persistent recalcitrance'
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Delhi HC sets up three-member COA to take over affairs at IOA following national body's 'persistent recalcitrance'

A bench of Justices Manmohan and Najmi Waziri said the persistent recalcitrance of the IOA to comply with the Sports Code made it imperative that its affairs be put in the hands of the COA

IOA delegation to visit Lausanne in September; acting president Anil Khanna plays down suspension threats
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IOA delegation to visit Lausanne in September; acting president Anil Khanna plays down suspension threats

Khanna said the delegation comprising himself, secretary general Rajeev Mehta and treasurer Anandeshwar Pandey will visit the IOC headquarters at Lausanne on 1 and 2 September to discuss the issue.

Commonwealth Games: ‘Tougher to satisfy Indian athletes than others’, says IOA acting president referring to Lovlina
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Commonwealth Games: ‘Tougher to satisfy Indian athletes than others’, says IOA acting president referring to Lovlina

The designated team doctor of the boxing contingent Karanjeet Singh had to be shifted outside the Games Village for Sandhya Gurung to enter.