Ioa Elections

  • N Ramachandran elected as IOA president February 10, 2014

    N Ramachandran, president of the World Squash Federation and brother of BCCI boss N Srinivasan was elected unopposed as Indian Olympic Association president. ...
  • BCCI chief N Srinivasan's brother Ramachandran becomes new IOA president February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The decks were cleared on Sunday for India's return to the Olympic fold after a 14month suspension with Indian Olympic Association conducting its polls with N Ramachandran being elected as the president. The election of 65yearold Ramachandran, chief of World Squash Federation and younger brother of BCCI boss N...
  • India's Olympic ban continues as IOC rejects IOA's clause September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: India will continue to remain out of the Olympic fold as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected the request of the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to allow chargesheeted officials to continue and run for office. The IOC executive board met on Wednesday in Buenos Aires and decided...
  • Should the Indian Olympic Association be disbanded? December 6, 2012

    The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday suspended IOA for conducting elections under government's sports code. ...
  • Chautala elected IOA president, Bhanot secretary general December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Abhay Singh Chautala on Wednesday took over as the president of the Indian Olympic Association while the tainted Lalit Bhanot became the secretary general after the IOA conducted its controversial elections defying the IOC's directive not to go ahead with the polls. Chautala and Bhanot were declared elected unopposed...
  • IOA to hold elections despite suspension December 5, 2012

    However, the IOC, which suspended the IOA on Tuesday, made it clear that it won't be recognised. ...
  • Have not violated Olympic Charter in election process: IOA December 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with a threat of disaffiliation from its parent body, the Indian Olympic Association on Saturday said that it had not violated the Olympic Charter nor the government guidelines in its election process and the International Olympic Council should not take action against it. Talking to reporters here,...
  • Chautala accuses Randhir of misleading IOC November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Abhay Singh Chautala, the lone presidential candidate of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), said Friday that he was hopeful of an early solution to the problem confronting the Dec 5 scheduled IOA election and accused secretary general Randhir Singh of misleading International Olympic Committee ((IOC) on the polls....
  • IOC to suspend IOA November 29, 2012

    India's apex sports body, the IOA faces suspension for deciding to go ahead with elections despite a warning from the IOC. ...
  • IOA faces suspension November 28, 2012

    The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday made it clear that it will propose the suspension of IOA in its Executive Board Meeting early next month. ...
  • Randhir withdraws nomination from IOA elections November 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The controversial Indian Olympic Association elections took a dramatic turn on Sunday with Randhir Singh announcing that he will withdraw his nomination for the post of president. Randhir will meet Returning Officer, Justice VK Bali at 3:00 pm to withdraw his nomination, adding a new twist to the December...
  • Read: IOC and OCA's joint letter to IOA November 24, 2012

    Prof. Vijay Kumar Malhotra Acting President Raja Randhir Singh Secretary General Indian Olympic Association Lausanne, 23 November 2012 Dear Prof. Malhotra, Dear Mr Singh, We acknowledge receipt of Prof. Malhotras letters of 19 and 21 November. From the letter of 19 November, it is our understanding that the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is unable to confirm that the IOA's...
  • IOC threatens to disaffiliate Indian Olympic Association November 24, 2012

    In a joint letter along with Olympic Council of Asia, the IOC has threatened to disaffiliate IOA if they conduct the upcoming polls under government guidelines. ...
  • IOA unhappy as Sports Ministry writes to IOC November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association on lashed out at the Sports Ministry for writing to the IOC regarding the Sports Code's implementation in the upcoming IOA elections, saying that the government's action was an assault on the autonomy of sports bodies in the country. In a missive to IOC president...
  • IOA election to be held on December 5 November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The highprofile election of the Indian Olympic Association will now be held on December 5, ten days after its earlier scheduled date of November 25 following the resignation of Election Commission Chairman S Y Quraishi. The elections had to be postponed in the wake of dramatic resignation of...
  • Randhir Singh facing heat ahead of IOA elections November 21, 2012

    With the Indian Olympic association elections delayed, battle for the president is getting bitter day by day. Abhay Singh Chautala accuses his rival Randhir Singh of using his access at the international Olympic committee to derail the election process. Associate editor sports Digvijay Singh Deo pieces together the details. ...
  • IOA appoints new chief of election panel November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday appointed Anil Dev Singh, retired chief justice of the Rajasthan High Court, as the head of its threemember election commission. Singh's appointment was made by IOA acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra to fill the vacancy caused by SY Quraishi. The other members...
  • IOA elections postponed November 19, 2012

    In a new twist, the upcoming and most talked about IOA elections has been postponed. ...
  • Lalit Bhanot back in fray at the IOA polls November 16, 2012

    CWG tainted Lalit Bhanot's return has fuelled further divide in the Indian Olympic Association. ...
  • Randhir vs Chautala in the IOA presidential polls November 8, 2012

    Randhir Singh's decision to contest the elections has added heat to the battle. ...
  • Indian Olympics Association elections get messy October 9, 2012

    IOA vice-president Jagdish Tytler says that it's sad that people involved in CWG scam still want to hold the top posts. ...