International Olympic Council

  • IOA has to back down: Randhir Singh September 18, 2013

    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 September 10, 2013

    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 their...
  • Wrestling back in 2020 Olympic Games September 9, 2013

    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? September 7, 2013

    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. The...
  • Shooter Abhinav Bindra slams IOA flip-flop August 27, 2013

    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 May 31, 2013

    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 president...
  • IOA suspension issue may be resolved in 2 months: Chautala January 20, 2013

    Bhopal: Claiming that the Indian Olympic Association had done nothing wrong in the election process, its president Abhay Singh Chautala on Sunday said the issue of national body's suspension by the International Olympic Committee is likely to be resolved in two months. Last month, the IOC had suspended the IOA...
  • BCCI to discuss about NSDF funds after IOA suspension December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: After the suspension of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by the International Olympic Council (IOC), the Indian cricket board might just ask the sports ministry to return the Rs 50 crore it has contributed to the National Sports Development Fund for development of medal prospects. "We are keenly following the...
  • IOC to investigate Lance Armstrong's Olympic bronze medal November 1, 2012

    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 Armstrong,...
  • IOC rules out Munich massacre commemoration July 22, 2012

    London: The IOC has ruled out marking the 40th anniversary of the Munich massacre at the London Olympics opening ceremony but will visit the airfield where some Israeli team members were killed, it said on Saturday. International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge rejected calls for an official commemoration of the 1972...