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High Court asks IOA to follow code in October poll (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to follow the National Sports Development Code for its next elections, scheduled for October ... Read more...

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High court asks IOA to follow code in next poll


September 13th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to follow the sports code of the government of India for its next elections, ... Read more...

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Natasha Keller German flag bearer at opening ceremony


July 26th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 26 (IANS) Hockey star Natasha Keller was chosen by the German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) as flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London, ... Read more...

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IOA seeks report from AITA on team selection


June 16th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Saturday sought a report from the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on the controversial selection of the men's doubles ... Read more...

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Players’ suspension not enough, BCCI must do more: Maken


May 16th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said suspending five domestic players allegedly involved in spot-fixing was not enough and the Indian cricket board needed to do ... 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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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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Court refuses to stay probe against chess federation (Lead)


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to impose a stay on its earlier order asking the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to probe allegations that ... Read more...

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FIH asks sports ministry to recognise only Hockey India


September 29th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Thursday told the sports ministry that India can take part in all FIH-sanctioned events if the government recognises Hockey India ... Read more...

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Former cricketers wants BCCI to abide by sports bill


August 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers Tuesday supported the sports ministry's move to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the purview of the ... Read more...

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Sports ministry to evaluate HI-IHF power sharing formula


August 4th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said the government was evaluating the power-sharing formula between the recognised Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) ... Read more...

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Government mulling new law to curb doping menace: Maken


July 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Monday that the government was planning to table a new law in the monsoon session of the Parliament to ... Read more...

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London 2012 top priority for Malhotra


April 28th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Two days after he took over as the officiating president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Vijay Kumar Malhotra has set things in motion. A ... Read more...

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Sports ministry opens CWG venues to the public


April 15th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The sports ministry Friday opened the venues of the 2010 Commonwealth Games to the general public under a "Come and Play" scheme.Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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Sports ministry to formulate National Sports Development law


February 1st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) New sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday said the government will come out with a National Sports Development Legislation that would force the sports federations to come down ... Read more...

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I would speak to BCCI over registration with ministry: Maken


January 20th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he will talk to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding it being registered as a national sports ... Read more...

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Now government asks swimming federation to hold fresh poll


November 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) After Badminton Association of India (BAI), the sports ministry Friday tightened the screws on the Swimming Federation of India (SFI), asking it to freshly elect ... Read more...

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Sports ministry asks badminton association to hold election afresh


November 11th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The sports ministry Thursday asked the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to hold election afresh within 90 days after amending its constitution in adherence to the government ... Read more...

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Sports federation chiefs can’t be over 70 years: Court


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the central government to implement its national sports policy under which the upper age limit for the heads of sports federations ... Read more...

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‘Clean Sports’ awareness run in Chennai


September 16th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Former international heptathlete and long jumper Reeth Abraham has come a long way since her retirement from competitive athletics nearly two decades ago. Sharing the passion and desire ... Read more...

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FIH rejects ministry’s contention, backs Hockey India


August 9th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre told the sports ministry Monday that it only recognises Hockey India (HI) as the sole body to run the sport ... Read more...

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Sport ministry issues show cause notice to Hockey India


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The sports ministry Monday issued a show cause notice to Hockey India (HI) asking it to explain why the government should not withdraw its provisional recognition. The notice ... Read more...

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Former cricket captain Azharuddin to contest badminton polls


June 5th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin Saturday said he would contest for the president's post in the Badminton Association of India (BAI) elections slated for June 13 ... Read more...

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Don’t curb sports bodies’ autonomy, IOC warns India


May 12th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned India not to take away the autonomy of sports federations, failing which there would be consequences. In a letter to Sports ... Read more...

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Disabled athletes protest, sports minister promises panel


May 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Braving the scorching heat, national and international level disabled sportspersons Wednesday staged a protest in the capital against rampant mismanagement in disability sports in India. They also ... Read more...

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Court told about sports federations’ new norms


May 5th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The central government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has implemented the modified guidelines fixing the tenure of the members of all sports federations from ... Read more...

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Sports ministry’s order is distracting, says CGF


May 5th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Wednesday came out in support of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) saying that the sports ministry's decision to regulate the tenure and ... Read more...

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No changes of my own in adopting new regulations restricting officials’ tenure: Gill


May 4th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports M S Gill on Tuesday said he has made no changes of his own in adopting the new regulations, which ... Read more...

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Sports federations reject government bid to fix tenures (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) In a major blow to the politicians and top bureaucrats, who continue to remain at the helm of National Sports Federations (NSFs) for years, the Sports Ministry ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s hockey legends want PHF secretary sacked


April 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey crisis that was triggered by the national team's disastrous last-place finish in the World Cup in New Delhi continues unabated with former greats renewing ... Read more...

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Regulate sports federations, court tells government


April 7th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government why guidelines aimed at regulating the functioning of various sports federation in the country were not being followed. A ... Read more...

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Centre issues code to prevent age fraud in sports


March 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): The Union Government on Saturday issued the "National Code against Age Fraud in Sports," to ensure fair play in sports.The code shall be operative from April 1 ... Read more...

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Sports ministry issues code to check age fraud


March 20th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The sports ministry Saturday issued a national code to check age fraud in sports. The National Code against Age Fraud in Sports aims at ensuring fair play. The ... Read more...

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Fast track courts should decide sports disputes: Malhotra


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) vice president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Wednesday said the government has no right to recognise or de-recognise any sports federation and it is for ... Read more...

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Absence of ‘quota places’ prompted NRAI not to host World Cup


September 18th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Rifle Association Of India (NRAI) Friday clarified that its decision to pull out as host of the rifle and pistol World Cup in March was ... Read more...

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