Delhi HC seeks sport ministry's stand after plea claims Hockey India created posts in violation of sports code
The plea filed by former India player Aslam Sher Khan alleges that Hockey India violated the national sports code by creating posts, like 'life member', 'life president' and CEO, which are not permitted under the rules.
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
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.
Dhanraj Pillay, Viren Rasquinha and other hockey Olympians from Mumbai have written to sports minister Kiren Rijiju against the one-state-one-unit rule, which they fear could be the ‘final nail in Mumbai hockey's coffin'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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 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.
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
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
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
IOA president Narinder Batra asks finance committee to explain losses incurred due to delay in hotel bookings for Tokyo 2020
In a letter to Khanna, who is also the IOA's senior vice-president, Batra talked about how the delay in clearance on his part for booking 15 twin rooms, affected the top sports body's finances.
IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta labels president Narinder Batra’s decision to dissolve Ethics Commission ‘illegal’
The fissures among the top officials of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) have come out in the open with secretary general Rajeev Mehta terming president Narinder Batra's decision to dissolve the Ethics Commission "illegal".
IOA president Narinder Batra nominates joint secretary Rakesh Gupta to record minutes of EC, GB meetings
Batra said this was being done for the purposes of good governance and transparency.
Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA requests Sports Ministry for financial assistance of over Rs 200 crore to tide over crisis
IOA President Narinder Batra wrote a letter to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, asking for financial assistance to resume sporting activities once the government gives the go-ahead
Hockey veteran Ashok Diwan returns to India after being stranded in the United States due to COVID-19 pandemic
His deteriorating health adding to the trauma, the 65-year-old Diwan had made a distress call to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra last month, requesting him to take his plea to the higher authorities