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Rowing Federation of India de-recognized by Union Ministry

For discharging the functions of the Rowing Federation of India, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has been asked by the Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs to set up a committee in order to discharge the functions of the de-recognized Rowing Federation of India. The decision has been taken as the Rowing Federation violated ..

3rd edition of Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG-2020)

The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG-2020) is scheduled to be held in Guwahati, Assam from 18th January 2020. The Games will see participation of more than 10,000 athletes and officials. It will be conducted in partnership with Indian Olympic Association (IOA), School Games Federation of India & Assam as host State. The ..

Narinder Batra elected as a member of International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Dr. Narinder Batra, President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), has been elected as a member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland. Batra now has a rare distinction of becoming a member of the IOC, while heading a National Olympic Committee (NOC) as well as an international federation. He is ..

National Rifle Association of India wins Best Sports Federation award by ASSOCHAM

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has been awarded the “Best Sports Federation” award in the country by the Association Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM). This is another feather in the cap of the shooting sport community. NRAI is affiliated to International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF), Asian Shooting Confederation (ASC), Commonwealth Shooting Federation ..

Sardar Singh named as member in Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) committee

Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh has been elected in the athletes standing committee of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) at its 38th General Assembly in Bangkok . Apart from him, IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta was named in the culture standing committee. Hockey India secretary general Mohd Mustaque Ahmad is in the media ..

Birendra Prasad Baishya named as India’s Chef de Mission for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

President of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF), Birendra Prasad Baishya has been named as India’s Chef de Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. it is for the first time that the sport of Weightlifting has been accorded with the honour of Chef de Mission for the Olympics. Baishya is also one of the Indian Olympic ..

Vikram Singh Sisodia appointed as Chef-de-Mission for 21st Commonwealth Games 2018

Vikram Singh Sisodia, the joint secretary of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), has been appointed the Chef-de-Mission for the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018, which is scheduled to be held in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to 15. Sisodia is also currently the president of Chhattisgarh State Tennis Association.

Anil Khanna appointed as Chairman of newly formed Finance Commission by IOA

Anil Khanna, the Senior sports administrator, has been appointed the Chairman of newly formed Finance Commission by Indian Olympic Association (IOA). The IOA also formed a Medical Commission and Games Technical Conduct Committee and nominated office bearers of IOA and National Sports Federations (NSFs) to the Committees. The advisory committee comprises Tarlochan Singh, GS Mander, ..