Olympics

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday decided to conduct the boxing programme and the qualifying events for Paris 2024 Olympic Games on its own, declaring that the International Boxing Association (IBA) was not in a position to conduct the event as IOC's concerns regarding governance and transparency have  not been adequately addressed. 

Jun 27, 2022 18:06
LAUSANNE: The sports and event programme of the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 will include a record number of women’s events and be the most gender-balanced Olympic Winter Games edition to date, with 47 per cent female participation.
Jun 27, 2022 17:06
NEW DELHI: Veteran sports administrator and FIH president Narinder Batra was on Friday ordered to stop functioning as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president by the Delhi High Court "in a contempt proceeding", a month after it asked him to relinquish the top job. A vacation bench of Justice Dinesh Sharma passed the order on a contempt petition filed by Olympian and hockey World Cup winner Aslam Sher Khan.
Jun 27, 2022 04:06
June 22: The Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Tokyo 2020) has published its final financial report detailing its revenues and expenditures, which were balanced, and the overall financial results of the Tokyo 2020 Games.
May 20, 2022 19:05
LAUSANNE: 92% of permanent venues used for the Olympic Games in the 21st century, and 85% of all permanent Olympic venues since 1896 remain in use, creating wide-ranging benefits for residents in Olympic host cities and regions. This number was revealed Friday by a new report from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), released at the IOC Session held remotely from Lausanne.
May 20, 2022 18:05
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee Friday published its 2021 Annual Report, following its approval by the IOC Members on the final day of the 139th IOC Session, held remotely from Olympic House here.
May 17, 2022 16:05
NEW DELHI: Hosting two BWF international challengers in the country, appointing 30 coaches on its payroll and having a national championships for the under-11 category are some of the key decisions taken by the Badminton Association of India, keeping the 2028 Olympics in mind.
May 11, 2022 08:05
NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has notified sporting events of national importance under the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act. The notification supersedes the earlier one issued in March 2021, The Hindu reports.
Apr 22, 2022 14:04
CHENNAI: Resuming the Chennai ATP tennis tournament, arranging Beach Olympics and establishing a sports city are among the announcements made in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday by Chief Minister MK Stalin for the development of sports in the southern state.
Apr 07, 2022 17:04
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Deloitte Thursday announced a decade-long, five-Games TOP partnership through 2032.  Deloitte will serve as a Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner for the following Games: Paris 2024, the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026,  Los Angeles 2028, the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2030 and Brisbane 2032.
Apr 07, 2022 16:04
NEW DELHI: The CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry against Narinder Batra, president of the Indian Olympic Association president as well as International Hockey Federation (FIH).