India In Olympics

  • IOC worried about governance in Indian sports: Bindra May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, part of the sports ministry delegation to Lausanne, Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was worried about the governance of Indian sports. Bindra has gone to the IOC headquarters in Lausanne with the ministry officials for getting India back into the Olympic fold. The...
  • I am positive that the ban will be over soon: Abhinav Bindra May 15, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Bindra said the ban hadn't been lifted yet as it could not happen in one meeting. ...
  • Randhir, Malhotra remain adamant on pullout from IOC-IOA meet May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: With four days to go for the crucial meeting between Indian officials and the International Olympic Committee, efforts to persuade acting IOA President VK Malhotra and IOC member in India Randhir Singh to reconsider their decision to pull out have not borne fruit with both insisting on staying...
  • Malhotra's presence does not matter too much: Sports Ministry May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sports Ministry on Thursday termed Vijay Kumar Malhotra's decision to stay away from the May 15 meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne as "disappointing" but said that the IOA acting chief's presence would not have in any case mattered too much. "I am disappointed. I wish he...
  • Stand-off over Sports Code nearing resolution: Sports Minister April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said that the stand-off between the government and the IOA over the contentious Sports Code was nearing resolution, a development which could pave the way for India putting up a united front in the joint meeting with the IOC next month. Talking to...
  • Olympic ban breeds frustration for Indian athletes February 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian boxing's pin-up boy Vijender Singh drags himself to the ring in Patiala each day, sweats out mechanically and leaves wondering if it was all worth the trouble. Singh's frustration reflects the mood of the athletes in a country that has been kicked out of the Olympic family for...