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  • IOA grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), ending a long-standing impasse between the two bodies.

  • Sports Ministry revokes suspension of IOA

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Friday lifted the suspension of recognition accorded to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) after the national sports body revoked its earlier decision to appoint former chiefs Abhay Singh Chautala and Suresh Kalmadi as honorary life presidents.

  • Will decline IOA post only if IOC says, says Abhay Singh Chautala

    New Delhi: Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) chief Abhay Chautala on Thursday declared that he will turn down the honorary post of life president offered to him by the Indian Olympic Association only if told to do so by the IOC.

  • Govt should act strongly against IOA’s decision, says Ajay Maken

    New Delhi: Strongly protesting the appointment of tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as Life Presidents of the IOA, former Sports Minister Ajay Maken today called on the government to take serious steps to reverse the decision and save the image of the country.

  • Salman Khan seeks bank details of Rio athletes to send prize money

    Almost a month ago we had reported that Salman Khan wants to give away Rs.1,01,000 as cash prize to all the Olympic participants. Now keeping up his promise, the superstar has approached the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the details of the contestants and hence has written a letter to them for the same.

  • Indian tricolour raised at Rio Olympic Village

    Rio de Janeiro: The Indian tricolour was raised at the Olympic Athletes Village amid the humdrum of Samba beats and cultural performances late last evening.

  • Tendulkar joins Salman, Bindra as goodwill ambassador for Rio 2016

    New Delhi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday accepted the Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) offer to become goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Olympics at Rio de Janeiro. Tendulkar now joins Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra as the goodwill ambassadors for the Rio-bound contingent. “I have had the privilege and honour of representing our nation for 24 years and I continue to

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