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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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Jammu parties boycott former interlocutors


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 2 (IANS) Jammu-centric political parties are boycotting the meeting with former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir who are touring the state to get feedback on their report ... Read more...

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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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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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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: 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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Sports ministry wants Kalmadi’s London visit aborted


July 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The sports ministry has asked the Indian Olympic Associaiton to prevent its president Suresh Kalmadi from going to London for the Olympics. A court here ... Read more...

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1956 Olympics: India’s dominance continues


July 11th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
The discerning reckon the hockey team to the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, led by centre-forward Balbir Singh, was one of the best ever to leave Indian shores. The squad was brimming with ... Read more...

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1952 Olympics: Babu leads bunch of no-hopers to fifth gold (Sports Special)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the ... Read more...

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Power firm CA arrested for taking bribe


February 26th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) Harayana's vigilance bureau has arrested a chartered accountant (CA) for accepting a bribe of Rs.100,000 from an electricity consumer in lieu of reducing the penalty of ... 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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IOA bickering out in the open


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The internal bickerings in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) surfaced Sunday when the Ethics Commission, hurriedly constituted by secretary general Randhir Singh and which was ... Read more...

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Himachal’s snowy slopes invite skiers (With Image)


January 11th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 11 (IANS) Powdery snow slopes near this picturesque tourist resort have once again started attracting skiers. And they should be in no hurry - the hills ... 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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Aslam Sher Khan elected president of Olympian Association


December 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Olympian Association of India has been formed here with hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan elected as president while Randhir Singh, secretary general of ... Read more...

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IOA to form Athletes Commission


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has decided to set up an 11-member Athletes Commission that will be selected by sportspersons who have qualified for the ... Read more...

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Randhir Singh opts out of next year’s IOA election


November 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Tuesday said he will not run in its elections next year to pave way for youngsters to ... Read more...

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Delhi girl rescued, traffickers arrested


September 21st, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Three people, including two women, were arrested for human trafficking and a girl from Delhi abducted by the gang and sold in Haryana was rescued, ... Read more...

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DDCA now comes down hard on three erring u-14 cricketers


September 17th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi District and Cricket Association (DDCA) Saturday said three under-14 players, who were found guilty of misbehaving with an airhostess, have been warned and ... Read more...

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IOA executive board to meet May 24


April 28th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The first meeting of the executive board of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in the wake of its president Suresh Kalmadi's arrest will be held ... Read more...

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Kalmadi has not been removed: Malhotra


April 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Senior officials of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Wednesday reiterated that Vijay Kumar Malhotra is only the "officiating president" to fill the vacuum created by ... Read more...

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Malhotra officiating IOA president in Kalmadi’s absence


April 26th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Senior vice-president Vijay Kumar Malhotra will officiate as president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in the absence of Suresh Kalmadi, who is now in ... 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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Fresh snowfall drapes Manali in white


April 6th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, April 6 (IANS) Hills overlooking the picturesque resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh were wrapped in a white blanket for the second consecutive day Wednesday with the Met ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get more snowfall (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Many popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla and Manali, received snowfall Saturday. Shimla, the resort destination and capital of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall, ... Read more...

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Snow-clad slopes make Manali a skiers’ paradise


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Plentiful snowfall has turned this picturesque resort town in Kullu valley into a paradise for skiers visiting from across the globe."Nice snow", remarked a ... Read more...

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Vijender gets ‘Samsung Most Valued Performance Award’


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India's Asian Games gold medallist boxer Vijender Singh was presented as the 'Samsung Most Valued Performance Award' at a felicitation programme for the Guangzhou Games' medal ... Read more...

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Bindra to be the flag bearer, confusion over torch bearers names (Lead)


October 1st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as Olympic shooting champion Abhinav Bindra was named India's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here on Oct 3, there ... Read more...

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IOC chief Rogge to attend Commonwealth Games opening ceremony


September 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge will be the special invitee at the opening ceremony of the Delhi Commonwealth Games here Sunday, a top Indian ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games’ crisis continues, bridge collapse injures 27


September 21st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A pedestrian bridge connecting to the main stadium in the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday collapsed, injuring 27 and raising questions regarding India's preparedness to host the ... Read more...

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Fennell’s 24-hour deadline to set Games Village in order


September 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Michael Fennell Tuesday said that parts of the Commonwealth Games Village are still not fit for the accommodation of athletes and asked ... Read more...

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Games delegates start arriving in Delhi, soft launch of Village Thursday


September 15th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The first batch of delegates from the 71 participating teams for the 2010 Commonwealth Games have started arriving in the national capital and will move into the ... Read more...

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CWG organisers dismiss Oz warnings of terror threats


September 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 15 (ANI): Organisers of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which kicks off in New Delhi on October 3, have dismissed the Australian Government's warning of terror risks during the sporting event.A ... Read more...

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Shooting range for Commonwealth Games unveiled


September 15th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Tuesday showcased the almost-ready Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.The shooting venue for the October 3-14 mega event was under fire for ... Read more...

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OC official surprised at New Zealand’s talk of security concern (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington/New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) Monday said it will wait for its chef-de-mission Dave Currie's return from a 10-day visit to New Delhi for an on-the-spot ... Read more...

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