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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.

IOC postpones 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics by four years, scotches India’s dreams of hosting 2026 Games
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IOC postpones 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics by four years, scotches India’s dreams of hosting 2026 Games

IOC president Thomas Bach said they remained fully committed to hosting the Olympics in Tokyo in 2021 and that keeping the Games behind closed doors is something IOC does not want.

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.

Ex-Karate Association of India vice-president Bharat Sharma sends legal notice to IOA boss Narinder Batra
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Ex-Karate Association of India vice-president Bharat Sharma sends legal notice to IOA boss Narinder Batra

It is the latest episode in the infighting that has marred IOA ever since Batra and his secretary-general Rajeev Mehta were locked in a bitter turf war.

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.

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 VP Sudhanshu Mittal writes again to IOC Ethics Commission, accusing Narinder Batra of reinstating 'tainted' Lalit Bhanot
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IOA VP Sudhanshu Mittal writes again to IOC Ethics Commission, accusing Narinder Batra of reinstating 'tainted' Lalit Bhanot

Mittal alleged that immediately after being elected as IOA president, Batra reinstated Bhanot in various capacities despite several cases of corruption related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games, pending against him in court.

IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal says FIH clean chit to Narinder Batra is eyewash, insists on fresh probe
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IOA vice president Sudhanshu Mittal says FIH clean chit to Narinder Batra is eyewash, insists on fresh probe

IOA vice-president Sudhanshu Mittal has said that the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) clean chit to president Narinder Batra on his complaint of irregularity was an eyewash, insisting that his allegation should be probed as per FIH's statutes.

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

Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra urges National Sports Federations, Olympic Committees to get employees tested for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA President Narinder Batra urges National Sports Federations, Olympic Committees to get employees tested for COVID-19

Two staffers of Hockey India returned positive results for COVID-19 after tests were conducted on 29 employees on Friday

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