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IOC notes IOA’s ‘significant progress’, to decide on final warning after 10 December elections
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IOC notes IOA’s ‘significant progress’, to decide on final warning after 10 December elections

A ban on IOA could have serious implications for next year's IOC session which is due to take place in Mumbai in September or October.

Olympic chiefs uphold ban on International Boxing Association
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Olympic chiefs uphold ban on International Boxing Association

The IBA was suspended by the IOC in 2019 for multiple corruption scandals, meaning boxing risks disappearing as an Olympic sport after Paris 2024.

Supreme Court to hear on 7 December plea related to adoption of IOA draft constitution
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Supreme Court to hear on 7 December plea related to adoption of IOA draft constitution

The IOA adopted its draft constitution framed under the supervision of the Supreme Court and the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Boxing’s inclusion beyond 2024 Olympics doubtful as controversial Umar Kremlev remains IBA chief
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Boxing’s inclusion beyond 2024 Olympics doubtful as controversial Umar Kremlev remains IBA chief

International Boxing Association (IBA) extraordinary congress sees delegates votes in 106 out of a possible 155 in favour of no presidential election while allowing Umar Kremlev to continue as the chief. The decision could force a ban on the body by International Olympic Committee (IOC).

IOC insists it has 'full confidence' in security measures for 2024 Paris Olympics
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IOC insists it has 'full confidence' in security measures for 2024 Paris Olympics

France's reputation for policing sporting events took a battering following chaos at the Champions League final.

IOC issues final warning to IOA, to suspend India if elections not held by December
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IOC issues final warning to IOA, to suspend India if elections not held by December

The executive board of the IOC, which made in Lausanne on Thursday, also decided not to recognise any "acting/interim president" after Narinder Batra's ouster as Indian Olymic Association president and said it will deal with secretary general Rajeev Mehta as the main point of contact

Neeraj Chopra gifts gold medal winning javelin to Olympic Museum
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Neeraj Chopra gifts gold medal winning javelin to Olympic Museum

Neeraj Chopra became the first track and field athlete from the country to win an Olympic medal in Tokyo last year.

Tokyo Olympic aftermath still being untangled a year later
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Tokyo Olympic aftermath still being untangled a year later

As a final act before legally dissolving the organising committee on 30 June, president Seiko Hashimoto and CEO Toshiro Muto said the price tag for the Tokyo Games was $13 billion — almost 60 per cent public money. This was twice the estimated cost when the IOC awarded Tokyo the Games

IOC declares Jim Thorpe sole gold medallist in 1912 decathlon and pentathlon
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IOC declares Jim Thorpe sole gold medallist in 1912 decathlon and pentathlon

Thorpe was stripped of the medals in 1913 after American newspapers reported that he had previously played both American football and baseball professionally.

'Ukrainian flag will fly high' at Olympics, assures IOC chief Thomas Bach
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'Ukrainian flag will fly high' at Olympics, assures IOC chief Thomas Bach

The IOC would be tripling the fund established in support of Ukrainian athletes in the wake of the Russian invasion, Bach said.

IOC take 'step by step' approach to fate of Russian athletes
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IOC take 'step by step' approach to fate of Russian athletes

While most international federations followed the IOC's recommendation in February to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes, the question is already being asked over their participation in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

IOC head Thomas Bach in Brisbane for first time since city awarded Olympics
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IOC head Thomas Bach in Brisbane for first time since city awarded Olympics

Brisbane was nominated as the host city for 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games in July after the IOC rubber-stamped the Australian city as host.

Ice skating, athletics latest to bar Russian, Belarusian athletes; tennis players allowed to compete individually
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Ice skating, athletics latest to bar Russian, Belarusian athletes; tennis players allowed to compete individually

Russian and Belarusian tennis players will be allowed to continue competing on the WTA and ATP Tours and in Grand Slam tournaments, but their teams were suspended from the Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup.

International Olympic Committee calls for Russia to be excluded from sports
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International Olympic Committee calls for Russia to be excluded from sports

The IOC said it was needed to "protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants".

'Stop it, Putin', 'No war please': How sport is reacting to Russian invasion of Ukraine
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'Stop it, Putin', 'No war please': How sport is reacting to Russian invasion of Ukraine

Ramifications of Russia's invasion of Ukraine continued in the sporting world as athletes called for peace and an end to war.

Russia counts sporting cost of Ukraine invasion: No Champions League final, F1 race
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Russia counts sporting cost of Ukraine invasion: No Champions League final, F1 race

After sports bodies had spent Thursday condemning the invasion, on Friday some transformed their words into actions.

IOC urges federations to cancel events in Russia and Belarus amid Ukraine conflict
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IOC urges federations to cancel events in Russia and Belarus amid Ukraine conflict

"The IOC EB (executive board) today urges all international sports federations to relocate or cancel their sports events currently planned in Russia or Belarus," read the International Olympic Committee statement.

Our ambition is to inspire every young Indian to embrace the Olympic Values: Nita Ambani
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Our ambition is to inspire every young Indian to embrace the Olympic Values: Nita Ambani

India last hosted the IOC Session in 1983. This time Mumbai received 99% votes in its favour to host the IOC meeting.

'The world will see India's power': Athletes rejoice as Mumbai elected to host 2023 IOC session
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'The world will see India's power': Athletes rejoice as Mumbai elected to host 2023 IOC session

Sportspersons from across the country, Olympic or non-Olympic, hailed the development.

'Significant development': IOC member Nita Ambani hails decision to award Mumbai IOC session in 2023
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'Significant development': IOC member Nita Ambani hails decision to award Mumbai IOC session in 2023

India will be hosting this prestigious IOC session for the first time since 1983.