International Olympic Council

  • 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. ...
  • Put house in order and end India's Olympic exile: Yogeshwar to IOA 10-09-2013 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: Ecstatic at wrestling's re-inclusion in the Olympic Games, Yogeshwar Dutt on Tuesday appealed to the suspended IOA to set its house in order to end India's exile and pave the way for country's athletes to compete under the tri-colour. "I would like to urge the IOA to mend...
  • 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. ...
  • Will Squash be able to grapple with Wrestling for 2020 spot? 07-09-2013 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: The battle for the final spot at the 2020 Olympics has entered its business end with wrestling, squash and a combined bid from baseball-softball hoping to emerge stronger than ever from their existence crisis when the full IOC assembly will take a call on their future on Sunday....
  • 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. ...
  • IOC rejects the idea of United World Championships 31-05-2013 06:21 PM

    St Petersburg: A plan by the newly-elected head of an umbrella sports body for a United World Championships every four years is not a good idea because of the already congested sports calendar, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday. International Judo Federation boss Marius Vizer, who was elected...
  • IOC to investigate Lance Armstrong's Olympic bronze medal 01-11-2012 06:03 PM

    London: The International Olympic Committee will launch an investigation into Lance Armstrong's 2000 Olympics bronze medal after the American was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles in the biggest doping scandal to hit the sport. "The IOC will now immediately start the process concerning the involvement of Lance...