Olympics

  • We had to deal with challenges at Sochi Olympics: Shiva Keshavan 04-03-2014 11:36 PM

    The five-time winter Olympian, Shiva Keshavan, spoke to CNN-IBN about his experience in the Sochi Winter Olympics this year. ...
  • Anglian Medal Hunt boost for Indian athletes 17-02-2014 09:22 PM

    Anglian Medal Hunt is a private initiative which will fund and back Indian sportersons as they chase glory. ...
  • N Ramachandran elected as IOA president 10-02-2014 10:54 AM

    N Ramachandran, president of the World Squash Federation and brother of BCCI boss N Srinivasan was elected unopposed as Indian Olympic Association president. ...
  • N Ramachandran appointed as new president of Indian Olympic Association 09-02-2014 06:12 PM

    N Ramachandran appointed as new President of the Indian Olympic Association, Rajeev Mehta secretary general and Anil Khanna treasurer. ...
  • India's Olympic Shame at Sochi: Who is to blame? 07-02-2014 10:58 PM

    The IOA was given an option to hold fresh elections before the Sochi Games and that could have seen India's athletes compete under the national flag. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • I know what the importance of the flag is, says Sushil Kumar 07-02-2014 09:43 PM

    The Indian wrestler, who has won two individual summer olympic medals, said that he find it very strange that an Indian athlete has to participate under the IOC's flag. ...
  • No Tricolour at Sochi Winter Olympics 07-02-2014 09:35 PM

    Indian sport will sink to a record low later tonight as India's sportspersons march under the Olympic flag at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. ...
  • News 360: Telangana Bill cleared, CM Kiran Reddy stays defiant 07-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Telangana Bill. The Bill is likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on February 12. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for Telangana and Seemandhra. There is no major change in the original Telangana draft. The demand of Seemandhra leaders to make Hyderabad...
  • No tri-colour in Sochi Winter Olympics 07-02-2014 04:14 PM

    Three athletes are representing India at the Winter Olympics, Sochi under the IOC flag. ...
  • Winter Olympics: The history of the Games 07-02-2014 09:17 AM

    The US has issued terror alerts to airlines flying to Sochi for the Winter Olympics 2014. While India may say 'no big deal' when it comes to the Games, the event attracts global attention, its popularity lying just a few notches below the Summer Olympics. ...
  • Sochi Olympics: Security tightened amidst militant threat 03-02-2014 09:03 AM

    CNN's Ivan Watson takes us on a drive through a security checkpoint only five minutes away from the Olympic park. ...
  • Sochi Olympic torch reaches Dagestan in Russia 28-01-2014 11:59 AM

    The Olympic torch has wound its way amid heightened security through more than 100 cities in the relay leading up to next month's Winter Games in Sochi. ...
  • No Indian flag at Sochi Games 08-01-2014 09:06 PM

    The Indian Olympic Association's decision to hold its elections on February 9 has once again left the athletes in the lurch as they will now compete under the Olympic flag at Sochi next month. ...
  • After twin blasts ahead of Winter Olymipcs, Russia on high alert 31-12-2013 09:26 AM

    After the twin terrorist attacks in Volgograd weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics - Russia is now on high alert. The US State Department has warned its citizens to stay vigilant. Officials also stated that both nations were engaged extensively in security arrangements for the games. At least 16 people...
  • IOA stays firm on its stand 28-10-2013 09:44 PM

    The IOC had asked the IOA to amend its constitution in order to bar charge-sheeted persons from contesting elections. ...
  • IOA has to back down: Randhir Singh 18-09-2013 04:09 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, International Olympic Committee member Randhir Singh has asked defiant IOA bosses to step aside. ...
  • IOA vs IOC: Combative IOA ready to concede 12-09-2013 08:52 PM

    A majority in the IOA now admit that some members, who face the taint of corruption or criminal charges, simply have no choice but to accept the IOC guidelines. ...
  • Wrestling rewarded after a six-month battle 09-09-2013 08:44 PM

    The IOC voted wrestling back into the Olympics impressed with the strong revamp operation by the sport's governing body. ...
  • Wrestling back in 2020 Olympic Games 09-09-2013 09:17 AM

    Wrestling managed to survive the axe winning 49 out of 95 votes, helping the sport beat squash and baseball-softball. ...
  • IOC sets deadline for IOA reform 06-09-2013 10:31 PM

    IOC has asked IOA to sack 'tainted' officials by October 31 and conduct fresh elections by December 15 to return to the Olympic fold. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 05-09-2013 10:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Olympics: India faces ban? 05-09-2013 06:26 PM

    CNN-IBN's editor-in-chief, Rajdeep Sardesai speaks with Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and IOA vice-president Tarlochan Singh over the ongoing tussle between IOC and IOA. ...
  • IOA must accept all demands to conduct elections: IOC 05-09-2013 10:51 AM

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reportedly maintained its stand on the contentious chargesheet clause saying it wants the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to adopt it for ensuring good governance. ...
  • IOC's 125th session holds great significance to India 04-09-2013 08:50 PM

    In the 125th session of the IOC, the future of the suspended Indian Olympic Association will be up for discussion and also whether wrestling will be part of the 2020 games. ...
  • Remembering the glittering career of Dhyan Chand 29-08-2013 09:53 PM

    On Dhyan Chand's 118th birth anniversary, CNN-IBN remembers the hockey legend who helped India win three Olympic gold medals. ...
  • Shooter Abhinav Bindra slams IOA flip-flop 27-08-2013 08:17 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN's Digvijay Singh Deo, Abhinav Bindra has hit out, saying the IOA's meaures were half-hearted and lacked conviction. ...
  • Was the IOA meeting stage-managed? 26-08-2013 09:28 PM

    India's Olympics isolation may continue as IOA remained defiant in following IOC guidelines. ...
  • IOA remain defiant but IOC firm 25-08-2013 11:17 PM

    A defiant Indian Olympic Association will in all likelihood amend its Constitution to incorporate age and tenure guidelines. ...
  • Dispute boils among IOA members 11-07-2013 12:02 PM

    The members of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) continue to lack coordination as the non-authorized members have called for a meeting on Thursday without the consent from higher authorities. It has been reported that President Abhay Singh Chautala was not the one who took the authority to set up the...