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IHF rejects IOA’s three-member panel


August 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Thursday rejected the three-member committee formed by the India Olympic Association (IOA) to sit in judgement over the running of ... Read more...

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Medal will motivate me to bigger things: Saina Nehwal


August 17th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Friday said her medal at the London Games would motivate her to attain greater heights in badminton.At a ... Read more...

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We are getting better at Olympics: IOA


August 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Saturday said wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal that took the country's tally to five, from the London ... Read more...

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Olympics: India to protest AIBA’s decision on Vikas


August 4th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian contingent at the London Olympics will protest the decision of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to overturn the result of the men's 69-kg bout ... Read more...

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Narang’s bronze will motivate Indian athletes: Maken (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken congratulated shooter Gagan Narang for winning India's first medal at the London Olympics and said his bronze will inspire other ... Read more...

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Mystery woman in Indian contingent a cast member, says Coe (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The mystery woman who gatecrashed the opening ceremony of the London Games Friday night with the Indian contingent was a cast member "should not have ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian contingent greeted with huge cheers


July 28th, 2012 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Huge cheers welcomed the colourful Indian delegation into the Olympic Park Friday night during the opening ceremony of the London Games.The 81-strong Indian contingent, the ... Read more...

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Court to decide Wednesday on Kalmadi’s London visit


July 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will decide Wednesday whether to allow sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a graft case, to ... Read more...

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142 Indian contingent for London Olympics


July 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The sports ministry Thursday approved a 142-member Indian contingent, comprising 81 athletes and 36 coaches, for the London Olympics.While approving the Indian contingent, the ministry ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kalmadi over London visit (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a corruption case, on a plea ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar named India’s flag-bearer at London Olympics (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the Beijing Olympics bronze winning wrestler, will be India's flag-bearer at the London Games' opening ceremony July 27.Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar to be India’s flag bearer at Olympics


July 15th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar would be India's flag-bearer at the London Olympics opening ceremony July 27 Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra ... Read more...

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Kalmadi and Malhotra attack Maken, minister retaliates (Roundup)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, standing trial for alleged irregularities in the conduct of the Commonwealth Games, and union Sports Minister Ajay Maken attacked each other over the ... Read more...

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AITA rejects Sania’s claims, says team selected on merit


June 27th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday rejected claims made by Sania Mirza that she was made a bait to pacify Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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AITA picks two teams for Olympics, Paes still unhappy (Roundup)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday tried to keep Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna happy by deciding to send two doubles teams to ... Read more...

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Malhotra hails Randhir’s ANOC nomination


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as ... Read more...

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We have no hand in selecting Dow: UK minister


April 20th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) A British minister Friday said his country's government had no hand in selecting Dow Chemical Co. as a sponsor of the London Olympic Games."Selecting the ... Read more...

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FIH president Negre to meet HI, IHF next week


April 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre will be visiting India next week to sort out the differences between the two warring bodies Hockey India ... Read more...

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HI lauds appointment of Ajit Pal’s as Chef-de-Mission


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday lauded the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for appointing three-time Olympian and former captain Ajit Pal Singh as the Chef-de-Mission of the ... Read more...

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Ajit Pal named Chef-de-Mission for London Olympics


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) After failing to meet the March 23 deadline, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Monday appointed former hockey captain Ajit Pal Singh, who led the eight-time ... Read more...

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We have not thought of pulling out of Olympics: Maken


March 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said his ministry had never thought of pulling Indian athletes out of the 2012 London Olympics over Dow Chemicals' ... Read more...

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IOA didn’t discuss boycott of Olympic ceremonies: Malhotra


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday denied reports in a section of the media that the apex body of India's sport decided ... Read more...

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IOC defends Dow, IOA doesn’t agree (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) urged the government Thursday to intervene after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refused to drop Dow Chemicals as a London ... Read more...

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IOC defends Dow, will remain Olympic sponsor


February 16th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says Dow Chemicals will remain a sponsor at the London Olympics and that the US company was not to blame ... Read more...

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HC verdict reinforces our stand on WSH: FIH


February 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Wednesday yet again warned the active players that they would be playing in the unsanctioned rebel World Series Hockey (WSH) ... Read more...

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Kalmadi was made CWG scam scapegoat by Congress: BJP


January 31st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief Suresh Kalmadi was made the scapegoat in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Venkaiah Naidu ... Read more...

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Sports ministry uncomfortable with Kalmadi back in IOA: Maken


January 24th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday said the government won't be comfortable to see Suresh Kalmadi back as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).Maken ... Read more...

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Malhotra calls Executive Board meeting to discuss IOC’s missives


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday informed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that his correspondence with it would be ... Read more...

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Kalmadi gets bail, walks out of jail after nine months (Intro Roundup)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, accused of corruption in the Commonwealth Games here, walked out of prison after nine months as the Delhi High Court finally accepted ... Read more...

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Kalmadi walks out of jail (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, accused of corruption in the Commonwealth Games, walked out of Tihar jail Thursday evening after the Delhi High Court accepted his bail plea."Kalmadi ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to walk out of jail after nine months (Evening Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, accused of corruption in the Commonwealth Games here, is set to walk out of prison after nine months as the Delhi High ... Read more...

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IOA reconstitutes Ethics Committee


January 4th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Indian Olympics Association (IOA) Wednesday reconstituted its Ethics Committee and Court of Arbitration by inducting five new members.Supreme court Judge (retd) Arun Kumar and ... Read more...

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Protest needed against Dow sponsorship of Olympics: BJP MP


December 15th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India must protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the 2012 Olympics, says Anurag Singh Thakur, executive member of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Don’t participate in London Olympics: Aslam Sher Khan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) India should not participate in the London Olympics-2012 if Dow Chemicals was retained as the event's sponsor, newly elected Olympian Association of India (OAI) president Aslam Sher ... Read more...

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Maken hopes to introduce sports bill in winter session


November 18th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken reiterated Friday that he would introduce the revised National Sports Development Bill in the forthcoming winter session of parliament."We are ... Read more...

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