RANDHIR SINGH

  • J&K: NCP praises PM Modi for celebrating Diwali with flood-hit people 6 days ago

    Jammu: Nationalist Congress party (NCP) on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for celebrating Diwali with the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. The party also appreciated the move of the Prime Minister of celebrating the festival with the soldiers guarding the frontier at the Siachen glacier. State NCP chief...
  • Randhir Singh the man to watch at the Indian Shotgun Open March 1, 2014

    The 67-year-old shooter Randhir Singh performed at the Indian Shotgun Open at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad. ...
  • 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. ...
  • IOA to put up an unified stand against International Olympic Committee August 25, 2013

    The differences between the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have apparently narrowed down to only vexed issue, that of barring chargesheeted officials from contesting elections. On the eve of Sunday's General Body Meeting of the IOA, a senior official told IANS that they are expected...
  • IOA to go ahead with July 11 meeting despite opposition July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association will go ahead with its scheduled General Body meeting on Thursday here to discuss the roadmap prepared by the IOC for India's return to Olympic fold, despite strong opposition by some members who feel such a conclave will serve no purpose at this stage. The...
  • IOC postpones IOA elections by a month July 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association's election, the last step in the road map to pave the way for India's return to the Olympic fold, can now be held only in late September after the IOC Saturday came up with a fresh schedule to complete the entire process. The International Olympic...
  • Can India return to the Olympics? May 15, 2013

    A crucial meeting between India's top sports officials and the International Olympic Committee is currently on at its headquarters in Switzerland to try and get India's suspension revoke. although IOA president VK Malhotra and IOC member Randhir Singh are not at this meeting, a nine member indian delegation is presenting...
  • IOA delegates gear up for crucial IOC joint meeting May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Top IOA delegates were busy giving finishing touches to their action plan as they geared up for the crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne to draw a roadmap for India's return to the Olympic fold. Most of the IOA delegates will leave for Lausanne tonight...
  • Randhir, Malhotra remain adamant on pullout from IOCIOA meet May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: With four days to go for the crucial meeting between Indian officials and the International Olympic Committee, efforts to persuade acting IOA President VK Malhotra and IOC member in India Randhir Singh to reconsider their decision to pull out have not borne fruit with both insisting on staying...
  • Lausanne meeting to proceed as per schedule May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The crucial Lausanne meeting between the Indian officials and the International Olympic Committee to find a way for the country's return to the Olympic fold will proceed as per schedule on May 15 despite the dramatic pullout of IOA acting president V K Malhotra and IOC member Randhir...
  • Malhotra's presence does not matter too much: Sports Ministry May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sports Ministry on Thursday termed Vijay Kumar Malhotra's decision to stay away from the May 15 meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne as "disappointing" but said that the IOA acting chief's presence would not have in any case mattered too much. "I am disappointed. I wish he...
  • Miffed Malhotra and Randhir pull out of joint meeting with IOC May 9, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic development, the Indian Olympic Association's acting president V K Malhotra and IOC member in India Randhir Singh on Thursday pulled out of the crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne next week, apparently miffed with the world body's changed stance. Barely six days before...
  • CSI accuses Malhotra of deliberately delaying the process April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Clean Sports India, a movement for corrruptionfree sports in the country, on Wednesday accused Indian Olympic Association's acting president, V K Malhotra of deliberately delaying the process of getting India's ban from the Olympics lifted by the IOC for his "vested interest". "Malhotra is refusing to go to Lausanne...
  • International Olympic Committee fixes date for joint meeting in April March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee has fixed the dates of the joint meeting with the Indian Olympic Association and Sports Ministry in the second week of next month to find a way towards resolving the issues that led to the country's ban from the Olympic family. In a letter written...
  • Wrestling gets backing of world body for national Oly units March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The campaign for wrestling's re-inclusion in the Olympics received a big boost with the influential Association of National Olympic Committees backing the move for the sport being retained in the Games. The Executive Committee of the ANOC in its meeting in Sydney on March 5 passed a resolution,...
  • AIBA to allow participation of Indian boxers under its flag February 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Boxing Federation has decided to allow Indian boxers to participate in competitions approved by it under its flag, reversing the world body's earlier decision to bar them in the aftermath of the country's ban by the IOC. In a letter to the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation, the...
  • ExIOA official Randhir Singh confident IABF ban will be lifted February 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Randhir Singh is confident the world amateur boxing federation (AIBA) will soon lift its ban on the country's pugilists, the official told Reuters on Wednesday. The AIBA suspended the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) in early December for "possible manipulation" of its elections, in...
  • IOC offers to meet Indian officials to break deadlock January 15, 2013

    Mumbai: The International Olympic Committee has offered a lifeline to suspended India by inviting its government officials for a meeting at its Lausanne headquarters. The IOC banned the country after refusing to recognise the results of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections held on December 5 due to government interference,...
  • IOC tells sports federations to keep off IOA January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Monday wrote a letter to the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) asking its national sports federations (NSF) not to associate themselves with the "illegitimate individuals purporting to act on its behalf". The letter, addressed to IOA acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra and secretary...
  • IOC tells Randhir to take action against illegitimate IOA December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The International Olympic Committee has asked its Indian member Randhir Singh to take all measures, including legal action, against "illegitimate individuals" claiming to represent the suspended Indian Olympic Association. Miffed after new Secretary General of the suspended IOA, Lalit Bhanot, began official correspondence with national sports federations on...
  • IOA did not comply with Charter, elected tainted official: IOC December 5, 2012

    Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday said that it decided to ban India as its Olympic body had failed to comply with Olympic Charter and also allowed fielding a tainted official for a top post in the elections. IOC Director of Communications Mark Adams told a press conference here that...
  • IOA to blame for India's suspension by IOC: Sports Minister December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday blamed the Indian Olympic Association for India's suspension by the International Olympic Committee, a development which puts a bar on the country's Olympic participation "The Indian Olympic Association is to blame for the current crisis. We told the IOA many times to...
  • IOA ban gives an opportunity to clean up mess: Randhir December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Former IOA secretary general Randhir Singh on Tuesday said that the IOC's decision to ban the Indian Olympic Association gives an "opportunity" to clean the mess, and insisted that the international body is not against the country but against the system. "The mess that is happening today in the...
  • 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....
  • IOA delegation to go to Lausanna for talks November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Rattled by the International Olympic's committee's renewed threat to suspend India, the IOA is sending a twomember delegation to Lausanne to meet top IOC officials and resolve the vexed issues surrounding its upcoming elections. After a series of meetings among top IOA officials right through the day, it...
  • IOA can still avoid suspension: Randhir Singh November 29, 2012

    Mumba: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) can still avoid an Olympic suspension by calling off its controversial December 5 election, its secretary general Randhir Singh told Reuters on Thursday. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will propose the suspension to its Executive Board next week after being told that government regulations would...
  • Have politicians finished the Indian Olympic movement? November 29, 2012

    India faces suspension by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) due to government interference in the forthcoming election of its national Olympic body. ...
  • 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 Singh pulls out of IOA elections November 25, 2012

    Randhir Singh was competing with Abhay Singh Chautala for the post of president of the Indian Olympic Association. ...