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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

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.

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.

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.

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

IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta labels president Narinder Batra’s decision to dissolve Ethics Commission ‘illegal’
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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".

Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA says will issue final statement of contribution after lifting of lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IOA says will issue final statement of contribution after lifting of lockdown

The IOA is unable to confirm receipt of some donations made by its affiliated members to the PM Cares Fund to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and it will issue a final statement of the contributions after the lockdown is lifted.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After announcement of new dates, Indian Olympic Association asks NSFs to start planning
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After announcement of new dates, Indian Olympic Association asks NSFs to start planning

The Indian Olympic Association on Monday asked all the national sports federations to chalk out training programmes to prepare their athletes for the Tokyo Games, postponed to next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Olympic Association promises support, contribution to fight COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Olympic Association promises support, contribution to fight COVID-19 pandemic

In India, the number of COVID-19 cases has crossed 1,000 and led to 27 deaths. Globally, the pandemic has killed more than 34,000, besides infecting over

Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister and IOA delegation's visit to Tokyo for Olympic preparation cancelled
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Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister and IOA delegation's visit to Tokyo for Olympic preparation cancelled

The visit of a high-powered delegation comprising sports minister Kiren Rijiju and top IOA officials to Tokyo later this month to look into India's logistical preparedness for the Olympics has been put on hold in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOA requests BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to become India's Goodwill Ambassador for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOA requests BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to become India's Goodwill Ambassador for Games

The Indian Olympic Association has invited BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to become the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics this year.

Commonwealth Games 2022: IOA's offer to host archery and shooting could be 'game-changer,' says NRAI president Raninder Singh
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Commonwealth Games 2022: IOA's offer to host archery and shooting could be 'game-changer,' says NRAI president Raninder Singh

Indian shooting federation has offered to host a Commonwealth shooting championship in 2022 and the IOA also wants to organise a similar competition for archery, which will not feature in Birmingham either.

IOA to wait for CGF-ISSF meeting before proposing withdrawal from 2022 CWG over shooting being dropped
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IOA to wait for CGF-ISSF meeting before proposing withdrawal from 2022 CWG over shooting being dropped

Batra also said the boycott proposal may not be put up before the IOA Annual General Meeting next month as a response from the CGF is likely to take time.

Indian Olympic Association says 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott proposal still stands, but hints at rethink
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Indian Olympic Association says 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott proposal still stands, but hints at rethink

The Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra said that its proposal to boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games in protest against shooting's exclusion still stands, but gave hints that there can be a rethink on the decision.

Indian Olympic Association expresses interest in hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games
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Indian Olympic Association expresses interest in hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

The Indian Olympic Association on Thursday floated the idea of hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games, nine years after organising the 2010 edition that was marred by a corruption scandal.

IOA to push for inclusion of shooting in 2022 Commonwealth Games in meeting with CGF officials
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IOA to push for inclusion of shooting in 2022 Commonwealth Games in meeting with CGF officials

It is understood that during Thursday's meeting, the CGF delegation is unlikely to budge on dropping shooting from the programme and will try to come out with a compromise formula.

Indian Olympic Association rejects reforms in new draft of National Sports Code over fears of IOC suspension
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Indian Olympic Association rejects reforms in new draft of National Sports Code over fears of IOC suspension

The Indian Olympic Association was suspended by the IOC in December 2012 for government interference and was reinstated 14 months later after assurances on autonomy

No difference of opinion with IOA president Narinder Batra on 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott call, clarifies Secretary General Rajeev Mehta
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No difference of opinion with IOA president Narinder Batra on 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott call, clarifies Secretary General Rajeev Mehta

Mehta had said in an event in Chennai on 4 October that the Executive Committee and general body of the IOA will deliberate on Batra's call to permanently pull out of the Commonwealth Games.