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  • IOC to cut petrol prices by 1.2 per cent from Wednesday 15-04-2014 07:00 PM

    Indian Oil Corp Ltd will cut retail prices of petrol by 1.2 per cent from Wednesday as the rupee has strengthened against the dollar since the last revision, it said in a statement on Tuesday. In 2010, the Indian government allowed fuel retailers to charge market rates for petrol and...
  • IOC chief invites Ramachandran for discussion on Indian sports 18-03-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: In a significant development, IOA president N Ramachandran has been invited by International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on March 26 in Lausanne, apparently, to discuss the roadmap of development of sports in the country, which last month came out of a 14-month suspension. The newly-elected IOA Executive...
  • India seek IOC help for drafting anti-fixing law 23-02-2014 04:02 PM

    New Delhi: India have sought inputs from International Olympic Committee (IOC) to fine tune its proposed comprehensive legislation on prevention of "match and spot fixing" in the backdrop of such allegations in cricket. In a letter to IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and...
  • Fencing Association of India re-instated by its world body 17-02-2014 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: With the IOA's return to the Olympic fold, Indian fencers will be able to represent the country after Fencing Association of India's (FAI) suspension has been revoked by the sport's international federation. The FAI has been suspended by International Fencing Federation (FIE) after International Olympic Committee suspended India...
  • Fiscal deficit in Vote on Account may impress market: Choksey 14-02-2014 05:39 PM

    According to Deven Choksey, government would probably discuss fiscal deficit which is much healthier, but there is unlikely to be any change in market movement due to Vote on Account on Monday. According to Deven Choksey, government would probably discuss fiscal deficit which is much healthier, but there is unlikely...
  • Tri-colour to be hoisted at Sochi Games on Feb 16 12-02-2014 11:41 PM

    New Delhi: The suspension on the Indian Olympic Association having been lifted by the world body, the tri-colour will be hoisted at the Winter Olympic Games Village in Sochi, Russia on February 16. Senior officials of the International Olympic Committee and Sochi Organising Committee for the 2014 Winter Games are...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-02-2014 10:38 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • India back in Olympic fold 11-02-2014 09:17 PM

    The IOA was banned in December 2012 for governmental interference and as a result India's athletes marched under the Olympic flag at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. ...
  • IOA should learn a lesson from suspension: Olympians 11-02-2014 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian sports fraternity on Tuesday heaved a sigh of relief on the country's return to the Olympic fold but said the IOA should learn a lesson from the 14 months of suspension so that the embarrassing episode is never repeated. The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday lifted...
  • Returning to Olympic fold is a great moment for the country: Sports minister 11-02-2014 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: Sports minister Jitendra Singh Tuesday congratulated both the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for bringing India back into the Olympic fold. The IOC executive board during its ad-hoc meeting in Sochi Tuesday decided to lift the 14-month-old ban on India in the wake...
  • India back in Olympic fold as IOC revokes IOA's ban 11-02-2014 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: India have returned to the Olympic fold after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday lifted the ban imposed on Indian Olympic Association (IOA). The decision comes after IOA conducted its elections on Sunday as per IOC guidelines with N Ramachandran elected as its president. The lifting of...
  • IOC's tolerance message cut from NBC opening ceremony US broadcast 10-02-2014 10:32 AM

    An anti-discrimination message by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in his Sochi Olympics opening ceremony speech was cut from the NBC prime time broadcast in the United States on Friday, but seen by viewers in other countries. The omission follows international criticism of a law signed by Russia's President...
  • IOA polls on Sunday, India likely to return to Olympic fold 08-02-2014 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: Slammed by the sporting fraternity for bringing shame on the country, a beleaguered IOA will hold its much-awaited elections on Sunday which is expected to clear the decks for India's return to the Olympic fold after 14 months of suspension by its parent body. World Squash Federation President...
  • India's Olympic Shame at Sochi: Who is to blame? 07-02-2014 10:58 PM

    The IOA was given an option to hold fresh elections before the Sochi Games and that could have seen India's athletes compete under the national flag. ...
  • I know what the importance of the flag is, says Sushil Kumar 07-02-2014 09:43 PM

    The Indian wrestler, who has won two individual summer olympic medals, said that he find it very strange that an Indian athlete has to participate under the IOC's flag. ...
  • No Tricolour at Sochi Winter Olympics 07-02-2014 09:35 PM

    Indian sport will sink to a record low later tonight as India's sportspersons march under the Olympic flag at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. ...
  • India face shame in opening ceremony of Sochi Games 07-02-2014 06:25 PM

    Sochi: India will face the ignominy of witnessing three of its athletes march without the national flag during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics here on Friday. With the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) due to ethical and administrative reasons, Luger Shiva...
  • No tri-colour in Sochi Winter Olympics 07-02-2014 04:14 PM

    Three athletes are representing India at the Winter Olympics, Sochi under the IOC flag. ...
  • IBF representatives should not vote in IOA polls: IOC, AIBA 31-01-2014 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: The suspended Indian Boxing Federation will not have any representation in the upcoming IOA elections after the IOC and the AIBA instructed that no official from the IBF be allowed to cast a vote in the February 9 polls. IBF President Abhishek Matoria, senior vice-President Bhupinder Singh and...
  • 10 per cent IOC stake to be sold to ONGC, OIL 17-01-2014 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: In the first disinvestment through block deal this fiscal, a ministerial panel on Thursday approved selling 10 per cent government stake in Indian Oil Corp (IOC) to ONGC and OIL to rake in Rs 4,800-5,000 crore. With Oil Ministry continuing to be opposed to selling IOC shares on...
  • Petrol prices hiked by 75 paise, diesel prices by 50 paise 03-01-2014 07:09 PM

    Petrol and diesel prices will go up by 75 paise and 50 paise a litre, excluding taxes, from midnight Friday, state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation said. "Indian Oil Corporation has decided to effect increase in the retail selling price of petrol by Rs. 0.75 per litre excluding state...
  • IOA bows under pressure after an eventful year 24-12-2013 01:00 PM

    New Delhi: A usually reticent Sports Ministry was at its persuasive best as it fought for India's re-inclusion in the Olympic fold even as the corruption-tainted Indian Olympic Association (IOA) embarrassed itself by trying hard to defy the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for most part of the year before being...
  • Political influence impinges on every sporting event 19-12-2013 10:13 AM

    Berlin: The year 2013 may prove to be a watershed for sports politics with every major event and decision during the last 12 months impacted by lawmakers. Whether it was the presence of prime ministers and royalty at the International Olympic Committee vote for the 2020 summer Games or FIFA...
  • No lifting of ban until IOA ensures absolute clarity: IOC 14-12-2013 04:29 PM

    New Delhi: Not completely happy with the Indian Olympic Association leaving room for interpretations in its recent constitutional amendments, the IOC on Saturday indicated that it may not proceed to lift the ban on the country until IOA ensures clarity regarding barring of charge-framed persons from contesting elections. The IOA...
  • Will try to ensure IOA polls before Winter Olympics: Jitendra Singh 13-12-2013 08:03 PM

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh Friday said he would try to convince the IOA to hold its much-awaited elections before the scheduled date of February 9 to ensure that the Indian athletes are able to compete under the national flag during the Sochi Winter Olympics, starting February 7. India's...
  • Lifting of Oly ban will be 'perfect gift' for athletes: Sushil Kumar 13-12-2013 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: Welcoming the IOC's decision to revoke India's suspension if the IOA holds its polls next year, star wrestler Sushil Kumar Friday said the country's sports administrators have been provided with an opportunity by the world body to present a "perfect gift" to its athletes before next year's Commonwealth...
  • IOC issues guidelines on implementing amendments 13-12-2013 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to ensure absolute clarity on the constitutional amendments carried out by the IOA to bar charged-framed officials, the International Olympic Committee Friday issued a guideline on how to implement the clause to avoid "unnecessary speculation or doubtful interpretation". In a letter to the Indian Olympic...
  • I had offered to resign earlier: Lalit Bhanot 12-12-2013 09:31 PM

    Bhanot, who is under trial in the commonwealth games scam, is determined to fight against IOA's decision to bar bar him from contesting the IOA elections. ...
  • IOC happy with IOA constitutional amendments, wants polls 11-12-2013 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: Pleased with the constitutional amendments undertaken by the IOA to bar charge-framed officials, the International Olympic Committee now wants the Indian body to conduct its elections as soon as possible to ensure a smooth return to the Olympic fold. In its first Executive Board meeting led by president...
  • IOC refuses to revoke India's suspension 11-12-2013 09:00 AM

    Lausanne: Indian athletes have been cleared to compete in the Winter Games in Sochi after the country complied with the IOC's ethics rules and avoided becoming the first country expelled from the Olympics in more than 40 years. Still to be determined is whether the few Indian athletes who have...