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IOA president’s election: Abhay Chautala may take on Randhir


September 13th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) president Abhay Chautala, who has completed three terms as its chief, is likely to be elevated as chairman so that ... Read more...

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Never had plans to attend opening ceremony: Kalmadi


July 25th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) disgraced president Suresh Kalmadi said Wednesday that he had no intentions of attending the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Maken lauds court’s decision on Kalmadi


July 25th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday lauded the Delhi High Court's decision of barring Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi from attending the Olympic ... Read more...

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IOA finally clears physio Patrick Kenny for Games


July 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Under pressure from the athletes, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday finally cleared the way for England-based physio Patrick Kenny to be part of ... Read more...

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I Have every right to go to Olympics: Kalmadi


July 14th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked New Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief, has defended his controversial trip to London and said he has every right to go ... Read more...

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India’s men archers qualify for London Olympics


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian men's archery team, comprising Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai, qualified for the London Olympics after they finished second in the qualification ... Read more...

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Bhanot attends first IOA meeting after release from jail


June 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Lalit Bhanot Wednesday attended his first meeting of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) since being released from ... Read more...

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Court asks Kalmadi to quit as IOA chief (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from Suresh Kalmadi, president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), whether he will quit the post - ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to stay away from IOA, Malhotra acting chief


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) It will be status quo at the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) after its Executive Board's decision Friday to allow its chief Suresh Kalmadi to stay ... Read more...

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Kalmadi in no mood to resign as IOA president


January 20th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi, who was freed on bail Thursday after nine months in jail, is in no mood either to resign ... Read more...

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Accused should not continue as office bearer: Sports minister


January 20th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A day after Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi was released on bail, Sports Minister Ajay Maken Friday said any accused official should not ... Read more...

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IOA postpones South Asian Games, newly-formed committees scrapped


December 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The South Asian Games scheduled for October 2012 have been postponed till 2013 and all the newly-formed committees were scrapped by the Indian Olympic Association ... Read more...

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Government concealed facts on CWG: Jaitley (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Accusing Sports Minister Ajay Maken of keeping facts from parliament, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Tuesday said his statement conceals ... Read more...

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CAG questions Kalmadi’s role as OC chairman


August 5th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Friday raised questions on the role of controversial Suresh Kalmadi as the chairman of the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Mandeep, Juana ask for food supplements to be examined (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's leading quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu, two of the six athletes to fail a dope test, have pleaded innocence and asked for their ... Read more...

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IOA unhappy at not being involved in HI, IHF talks


June 10th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Friday expressed its unhappiness at being left out of the sports ministry efforts to bring Hockey India (HI) and ... Read more...

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IOA adpots a wait and watch policy on Kalmadi


May 24th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has adopted a wait and watch policy in regard to its jailed president Suresh Kalmadi, taking the stand that he ... Read more...

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IOA officials lambast Maken for seeking Kalmadi’s removal


April 25th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Influential chiefs of the national sports federations went into a huddle Monday to chalk out their future course of action following the arrest of Suresh ... Read more...

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Will ask IOA to select new president: Sports minister


April 25th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Monday that he would direct the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to select a new president to replace the tainted Suresh ... Read more...

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Sports Minister Maken gives National Games closing ceremony a miss


February 27th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb.27 (ANI):The closing ceremony of 34th National Games that was held here on Saturday evening ended without Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken.Apparently Maken did not want to be seen ... Read more...

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Kalmadi demands JPC to probe CWG scam (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after two of his close aides and senior officials of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee were arrested, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president and MP Suresh Kalmadi ... Read more...

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Why only OC officials targeted in CWG probe: Kalmadi


February 24th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Suresh Kalmadi Thursday questioned why the investigating agencies were calling only the organising committee (OC) officials in their probe into the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Only OC officials being targeted, says Kalmadi


February 24th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi/New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is heading towards bigger trouble with the arrest of two of his close aides, on Thursday, ... Read more...

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Athletes, officials praise National Games complex


February 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 21 (IANS) Athletes and officials participating in the 34th National Games here were all praise for the newly constructed Sports Complex, the main venue for the event. The sports complex ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Olympic Association head to face probe


February 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 13 (IANS) The 34th National Games that kicked off in the Jharkhand capital Saturday with a spectacular show has been mired in several controversies, including a scam in the purchase ... Read more...

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34th National Games promise to be a grand affair


February 11th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) Around 8,000 players from across the country will compete for the 2,500 medals at stake at the 34th National Games beginning here Saturday.The previous edition took place in ... Read more...

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President and PM to skip National Games opening


February 11th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) The 34th National Games opening ceremony slated for Saturday will take place without the President, the Vice-President or the Prime Minister. Jharkhand Governor M.O.H.Farook will now inaugurate ... Read more...

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Kalmadi hits out at critics, says ouster ‘illegal and uncalled for’


January 25th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): After being sacked as the Chairman of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, an embattled Suresh Kalmadi on Tuesday hit out at his critics and said his ouster is ... Read more...

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I am ready to face any probe, says Kalmadi


January 24th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) Sacked by the government as chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Suresh Kalmadi said Monday that he is ready for any probe and would continue being ... Read more...

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Away from action, Kalmadi inspects National Games sites


January 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) On a day when he was sacked from the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee over financial irregularities, Suresh Kalmadi, who is also the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president, arrived ... Read more...

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IOA chief Kalmadi congratulates Saina


December 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi Monday congratulated shuttler Saina Nehwal for her sensational win in the Hong Kong Super Series calling her an "inspiration" for ... Read more...

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Court upholds government ruling on tenure, age for sports officials (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The chiefs of National Sports Federations (NSFs) received a jolt Tuesday with the Delhi High Court upholding the sports ministry's guidelines restricting their tenure of office ... Read more...

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India to send largest ever contingent for Asian Games


October 30th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India will send its largest ever contingent of 609 athletes for the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.The Indian contingent including 249 women, will represent the country ... Read more...

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Youth Olympic medallists want more exposure trips


August 28th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Fresh from the success at the Youth Olympics in Singapore, India's medal winners asked the government and the sports federations to organise regular foreign trips and hire ... Read more...

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India finish with eight medals at inaugural Youth Olympics


August 26th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 26 (IANS) The Indian contingent will return home with a rich haul of medals from the inaugural Youth Olympics which concluded here Thursday. India finished their campaign with an overall tally ... Read more...

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