Olympics

NEW DELHI: Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Wednesday announced that he will "not run for a further term" as president of the IOA.

"At a time when world hockey is going through an essential development phase, with the promotion of Hockey5s, the creation of a new competition this year - the FIH Hockey Nations Cup - and the launch of fan-engaging platforms and activities, my role as president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) requires more time for all these activities.

May 24, 2022 18:05
BHUBANESWAR: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched the first Olympic Values Education Programme  (OVEP) in India, with the Olympism-themed curriculum being integrated into the school education system in the state of Odisha. 
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). 
Apr 04, 2022 18:04
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is launching a new four-sport Olympic qualifier series for Paris 2024. This is an  Olympic Agenda 2020+5  project, which was presented today to the IOC Executive Board. The new IOC-led Olympic qualifier series will include four sports – BMX freestyle, breaking, skateboarding, and sport climbing. 
Mar 29, 2022 13:03
NEW DELHI: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award for 2021, following a public vote. The Olympic Silver medallist beat golfer Aditi Ashok, boxer Lovlina Borgohain, para-shooter Avani Lekhara, and badminton player PV Sindhu to the award.