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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al Sabah, president of Olympic Council of Asia & Association of National Olympic Committees interact with Indian hockey players during a mixed team match at Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad Al Sabah, president of Olympic Council of Asia & Association of National Olympic Committees clap at the presentation of the award trophy after a mixed team match at Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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Players in action at a mixed team hockey match to mark the visit of International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach at Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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IOC President Thomas Bach meets Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore in New Delhi.

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President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Dr Narinder Batra with President of the International Olympic Committee Germany's Thomas Bach during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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Indian IOC member Randhir Singh at Chandanhulla in Delhi

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari

The Indian Olympic Association, suspended after the CWG scam and other messes, is back. Old order out; N. Ramachandran, BCCI boss Srini’s brother, is new chief. Says wants “clean image”.

World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran during a Requisition Special General Meeting and Election of Indian Olympic Association in New Delhi.

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IOC Honorary Member Francisco J Elizalde (L) talks to Indian Hockey Federation's Adviser K P S Gill as, IOA president, Abhay Chautala and vice-president IOA, Tarlochan Singh after IOA's General Body meeting in New Delhi.

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Jitendra Singh, Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and Olympian Abhinav Bindra meeting IOC officials Christophe de Kepper and Jerome Poivey at International Olympic Committee Headquarters at Lausanne, Switzerland.

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File Photo - India's Sushil Kumar (in blue) celebrates his win against Kazakistan's Akzhurek Tanatarov in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Semifinal match at the Olympic Games in London on 12th August 2012. IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program. The IOC executive board decided to retain modern pentathlon — the event considered most at risk — and remove wrestling instead from its list of core sports.

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Indian Olympic Association members attend a general body meeting in New Delhi. The IOC suspended India's national Olympic committee because of government interference in its election process, a major embarrassment for the world's second most populous nation.

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Abhey Singh Chautala, who is unopposed for election as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President, speaks to reporters after the IOC suspended the IOA because of government interference in its election process, in New Delhi.

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Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhay Singh Chautala addresses the media after being elected as the President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), in New Delhi. RK Anand and Tarlochan Singh are also seen.

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1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy survivors demonstrate outside the residence of Indian Olympic Association President Vijay Kumar Malhotra during a protest against Dow Chemicals sponsorship of the London 2012 Olympics, in New Delhi. The deadly 1984 gas leak at a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, central India, killed an estimated 15,000 people and injured half a million. Dow bought Union Carbide in 2001 and says legal claims from the disaster have been resolved.

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IOA President Suresh Kalmadi being greeted by his supporters at the Pune Municipal Corporation office in Pune.

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IOA President Suresh Kalmadi, Secretary General Randhir Singh and Archery President Vijay Kumar Malhotra talk to the media, in New Delhi. Miffed with the Sports Ministry's new regulations limiting their tenures, Kalmadi and National Sports Federations' officials today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and sought his intervention in the matter.

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