Ioa Elections

  • 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. ...
  • BCCI chief N Srinivasan's brother Ramachandran becomes new IOA president 09-02-2014 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: The decks were cleared on Sunday for India's return to the Olympic fold after a 14-month suspension with Indian Olympic Association conducting its polls with N Ramachandran being elected as the president. The election of 65-year-old Ramachandran, chief of World Squash Federation and younger brother of BCCI boss...
  • India's Olympic ban continues as IOC rejects IOA's clause 05-09-2013 11:50 AM

    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...
  • Should the Indian Olympic Association be disbanded? 06-12-2012 12:01 AM

    The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday suspended IOA for conducting elections under government's sports code. ...
  • IOA to hold elections despite suspension 05-12-2012 02:32 PM

    However, the IOC, which suspended the IOA on Tuesday, made it clear that it won't be recognised. ...
  • IOC to suspend IOA 29-11-2012 12:10 AM

    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 28-11-2012 09:37 PM

    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. ...
  • Read: IOC and OCA's joint letter to IOA 24-11-2012 03:21 PM

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  • IOC threatens to disaffiliate Indian Olympic Association 24-11-2012 12:34 PM

    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 22-11-2012 02:58 PM

    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...
  • IOA election to be held on December 5 21-11-2012 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: The high-profile 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 21-11-2012 04:39 PM

    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 19-11-2012 04:19 PM

    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 three-member election commission. Singh's appointment was made by IOA acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra to fill the vacancy caused by SY Quraishi. The other...
  • IOA elections postponed 19-11-2012 02:23 PM

    In a new twist, the upcoming and most talked about IOA elections has been postponed. ...
  • Lalit Bhanot back in fray at the IOA polls 16-11-2012 12:14 PM

    CWG tainted Lalit Bhanot's return has fuelled further divide in the Indian Olympic Association. ...
  • Randhir vs Chautala in the IOA presidential polls 08-11-2012 10:58 AM

    Randhir Singh's decision to contest the elections has added heat to the battle. ...