Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Rajeev Mehta

The Indian Olympic Association is going through a bad time recently.

Supreme Court Appoints Ex-Judge Justice L Nageswara Rao For Amending IOA Constitution

The apex court asked Justice L Nageswara Rao to prepare a road map for amending the IOA constitution and holding elections by December 15, 2022. 

22 September 2022

The 36th National Games was officially launched in Ahmedabad on Sunday.

National Games Of India 2022: IOA Writes To States, NSFs To Ensure Participation Of Top Athletes

An estimated 7,000 athletes from 28 states and eight Union Territories are expected to take part across 36 disciplines that include most traditional Olympic sports.

Neeraj Chopra was also the flag bearer of the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.

Commonwealth Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra Likely To Be India's Flag Bearer In Opening Ceremony

India will send a 322-member strong contingent to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, out of which 215 will be athletes.

The Supreme Court will now hear the IOA matter on September 22.

Will Appoint A Neutral Person To Run Indian Olympic Association Administration: Supreme Court

The IOC on September 8 issued a final warning to IOA to resolve its internal matters by December this year, failing which the world sports body will ban India.

19 September 2022

India's Jasleen Singh (in white) is expected to reach Birmingham by July 29.

Commonwealth Games 2022: Delhi High Court Clears Indian Judoka Jasleen Singh To Compete In Birmingham

Indian judokas will have their Commonwealth Games 2022 competitions on August 1 and 3 and Jasleen Singh is expected to reach by July 29.

Without shooting and wrestling, India's Commonwealth Games medal tally is likely to be reduced drastically.

'Injustice' To India: IOA Slams Exclusion Of Shooting, Wrestling From 2026 Commonwealth Games

Shooting has been India's strongest sport in the Commonwealth Games with 135 medals till now. Wrestling is in third spot with 102 medals.

15 April 2022

The IOC had earlier suspended IOA between 2012 and 2014.

International Olympic Committee Issues Final Warning To IOA, Postpones IOC Session In Mumbai To September-October 2023

In a letter addressed to IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta, the IOC also said that if the issues are not resolved until December 2022, the Indian Olympic Association will be banned.

09 September 2022