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Sports ministry to intimate Supreme Court next week before granting fresh recognition to NSFs
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Sports ministry to intimate Supreme Court next week before granting fresh recognition to NSFs

The Apex court was hearing the sports ministry's appeal against the High Court order which prohibited the authorities from taking decision on granting recognition to NSFs without its prior nod.

NSFs granted two-day extension from Sports Ministry to submit Sports Code questionnaire upon IOA's request
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NSFs granted two-day extension from Sports Ministry to submit Sports Code questionnaire upon IOA's request

The ministry acceded to IOA's request after its president Narinder Batra and secretary-general Rajeev Mehta held a meeting with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal on Tuesday

Delhi HC dismisses plea on rule requiring Sports Ministry, IOA to notify court on decisions regarding NSFs
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Delhi HC dismisses plea on rule requiring Sports Ministry, IOA to notify court on decisions regarding NSFs

ASG KM Nataraj also argued that the government does not need the court's permission before taking a decision with regard to grant of recognition to any NSF

IOA creates 11-member Commonwealth Games Association of India for 2020-21 season, to include Narinder Batra
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IOA creates 11-member Commonwealth Games Association of India for 2020-21 season, to include Narinder Batra

Besides Batra, the committee also includes senior IOA officials R K Anand, Anil Khanna, Rajeev Mehta, and Anandeshwar Pandey.

IOA confident of Tokyo hosting 'best ever Games' in the history of Olympics
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IOA confident of Tokyo hosting 'best ever Games' in the history of Olympics

In a message on the occasion to mark exactly one year before the Olympics, the IOA wished the athletes and officials world over, and the Tokyo organisers a successful Games next year.

Narinder Batra's counsel claims former KAI vice-president Bharat Sharma allegation are 'completely baseless'
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Narinder Batra's counsel claims former KAI vice-president Bharat Sharma allegation are 'completely baseless'

Sharma had sent a legal notice to Batra, accusing the IOA chief of making "untrue and "culpably defamatory statement" against him during an alleged telephonic showdown with a KAI official.

Sports Ministry seeks Delhi HC's consent to provisionally award annual recognition to 54 National Sports Federations
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Sports Ministry seeks Delhi HC's consent to provisionally award annual recognition to 54 National Sports Federations

The application was filed in view of the high court's 24 June order by which the decision of the sports ministry giving provisional renewal of recognition to the NSFs was recalled.

Narinder Batra calls for end to infighting in IOA, work towards development of sport and athletes
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Narinder Batra calls for end to infighting in IOA, work towards development of sport and athletes

IOA president Narinder Batra called for the hostilities between him and senior officials such as secretary general Rajeev Mehta and vice-president Sudhanshu Mittal to come to an end.

Every sport probably has several Sachin Tendulkars, but they need the right platform, says Indian athletics chief Adille Sumariwalla
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Every sport probably has several Sachin Tendulkars, but they need the right platform, says Indian athletics chief Adille Sumariwalla

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla on Wednesday said that every sports discipline in the country has athletes who can be compared with Sachin Tendulkar but they need right platform to showcase their talent.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju suggests tournaments can start from August; IOA urges flexibility
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Sports minister Kiren Rijiju suggests tournaments can start from August; IOA urges flexibility

Rijiju urged all federations to speak to league managers and propose a few events that can be organised in each sport in the coming months.

Tokyo Olympics: Confident of sending record contingent of 125 athletes to Games, says IOA president Narinder Batra
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Tokyo Olympics: Confident of sending record contingent of 125 athletes to Games, says IOA president Narinder Batra

India sent a 117-member contingent at the 2016 Rio Games and 83 competitors to London in 2012.

Indian Weightlifting Federation stops usage of China-made equipment citing defects, switches to Swedish-made equipment
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Indian Weightlifting Federation stops usage of China-made equipment citing defects, switches to Swedish-made equipment

IWLF secretary general Sahdev Yadav said, 'In future also we will not use made in china sets. We will use sets made by Indian origin companies or any other company but not from China.'

Bickering in IOA rages on, reinstating names of officials on website fresh flash-point between Narinder Batra and Rajeev Mehta
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Bickering in IOA rages on, reinstating names of officials on website fresh flash-point between Narinder Batra and Rajeev Mehta

IOA President Narinder Batra asked Secretary General Rajeev Mehta to reinstate the names of associate members on the body's website after an official complained about their removal.

IOA chief Narinder Batra urges Indian Olympians, NSFs to lead the way in celebrating Olympic Day
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IOA chief Narinder Batra urges Indian Olympians, NSFs to lead the way in celebrating Olympic Day

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra on Saturday urged the country's Olympic medallists, Olympians and National Sports Federations to lead the country in celebrating the Olympic Day on 23 June.

IOA vice-presidents Sudhanshu Mittal, Adille Sumariwalla clash over inquiry against president Narinder Batra
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IOA vice-presidents Sudhanshu Mittal, Adille Sumariwalla clash over inquiry against president Narinder Batra

Mittal, who had earlier written to the IOC alleging irregularities in Batra's election as IOA President, has shot off another mail to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, claiming to have evidence of wrongdoing by the national body's chief.

IOA President Narinder Batra denies flouting any rules during body's 2017 elections in letter to IOC head Thomas Bach
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IOA President Narinder Batra denies flouting any rules during body's 2017 elections in letter to IOC head Thomas Bach

In his message to Bach, Batra, an IOC member from India, accused Mittal of damaging his reputation, and claimed that a conflict of interest case can't be made out following his election to the post of FIH chief.

IOA's Sudhanshu Mittal claims president Narinder Batra was not eligible to contest for the post
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IOA's Sudhanshu Mittal claims president Narinder Batra was not eligible to contest for the post

IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal, in a letter to the International hockey federation FIH, alleged that a major cover up was done to allow Batra contest election for the top sports job of the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra hoping to see tournaments resume from October
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra hoping to see tournaments resume from October

Batra also said the easing of restrictions for contact sports like boxing and wrestling seems unlikely until a treatment for COVID-19 or a vaccine is developed as there is a higher risk of transmission of the virus

World Bicycle Day 2020: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Mamata Banerjee, among other leaders, highlight benefits of cycling
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World Bicycle Day 2020: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Mamata Banerjee, among other leaders, highlight benefits of cycling

Apart from the UN, many world leaders and organisations have spoken on the benefits of cycling.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Anil Khanna defends decision to not give early clearance for hotel bookings, argues absence of president or SG
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Anil Khanna defends decision to not give early clearance for hotel bookings, argues absence of president or SG

IOA President Narinder Batra had asked Khanna to furnish "factual position" on why there was a delay in clearance for booking of 15 twin rooms. Batra said the delay has incurred a loss of nearly Rs 73 lakh