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India wish to host 2032 Olympics and 2030 Asian Games: IOA chief

N. Ramachandran said the IOA also wanted India to host the Asian Beach Games in 2020, the Olympic Council of Asia’s general assembly that year, and the International Olympic Committee session in 2021. India’s Olympic Association has asked the government for permission to bid for the 2032 Olympics and 2030 Asian Games as part of

Narsingh was defeated by his own: IOA

Rio de Janeiro:  Dejected by the four-yearban imposed on Narsingh Yadav by CAS, the Indian Olympic Association has said that the embattled wrestler has been “defeated by compatriots” rather than opponents. Narsingh’s fortunes took a turn for the worse when he was ousted from the Olympics and slapped with a four-year ban for flunking a

Milkha holds IOA responsible for India’s poor show in Rio

New Delhi: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh today lashed out at the Indian Olympics Association, holding it responsible for the poor performance of the Indian sports persons at the ongoing Rio Olympics. Milkha, who had missed a bronze medal by a whisker in the 1960 Rome Olympics, said that the standard of performance of the Indian

IOA says Narsingh can replace Rana after green signal by NADA

New Delhi: The Indian Olympics Association(IOA) today said that it will not object to wrestler Narsingh Yadav replacing Praveen Rana in the Rio Olympics if he is cleared by NADA in an ongoing dope scandal. Rana has been nominated by Wrestling Federation of India for the 74kg freestyle quota place after Narsingh tested positive for