Indian Olympic Association Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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National Anti-Doping Agency appoints Actor Suniel Shetty as its brand ambassador

National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), India’s anti-doping body has selected Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty has been selected as its brand ambassador. NADA hopes that his celebrity status would help its efforts to clean up sports in the country from the menace. NADA’s Concern Earlier this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had suspended NADA. This is ..

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Govt. constitutes committee for reviewing draft of National Code for Good Governance in Sports

Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) has constituted a 13-member expert committee to review the Draft National Code for Good Governance in Sports, 2017. Key Highlights Members: The committee will be chaired by Retired SC Justice Mukundakam Sharma and member includes former Indian football team captain Baichung Bhutia, Pullela Gopichand, Anju Bobby George, ..

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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 ..

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Khelo India Youth Games 2020 to be held in Guwahati

Union Minister of Sports Kiren Rijiju announced that 3rd edition of Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Guwahati, Assam between 18-30 January 2020. Khelo India programme’s inaugural edition was held in New Delhi in 2018, while Pune hosted 2nd edition in 2019. 2020 Games will be conducted in partnership with Indian Olympic Association ..

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