Hockey India decided not to send teams at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games citing COVID. The government says it was not consulted.
A proper presentation for India's bid will be prepared after a new president takes over following IOA elections in December, Batra added.
Hockey teams will miss CWG in order to hit peak form during the Asian Games which are qualifiers for 2024 Paris Olympics
It has been learnt that Sports Ministry that advised IOA to not include a Chinese sponsor for the Tokyo Olympics
The IOA had unveiled the Olympic kit designed by Li Ning for the Tokyo Games last week, which led to criticism.
Great Britain has already announced that it will have two flag-bearers for the event.
Due to the COVID-19 surge in the national capital, the Delhi government had ordered the shutting down of all premises that don't fall under the essential category
More than 90 Indian athletes across sports have so far qualified for the postponed Tokyo Olympics.
Narinder Batra narrowly defeated his rival Marc Coudron, chief of Belgium Hockey Federation, by a margin of two votes
The sports minister had called for a meeting to discuss preparedness for Tokyo 2020. Unhappy with Batra's behaviour, Rijiju left in a huff
Batra, who is also an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, is hoping that the Games will be held as scheduled
Narinder Batra, who became International Hockey Federation president in 2016, confirmed his re-election bid in a letter to the FIH Congress dated February 18
The responses to the Sports Code questionnaire is crucial for all NSFs as a case is pending in the Delhi High Court, whose next date of hearing is on August 21
Narinder Batra said the IOA's permanent members, who have not received the grant of rupees seven lakh in last two financial years, should get the approval on or before July 29
The legal notice sent by Bharat Sharma's lawyer accuses IOA president Narinder Batra of using "untrue, false, defamatory, mocking and filthy words" against former Karate Association of India vice-president
The power tussle between the key officials of the IOA began when Batra told Mehta that he wants to take over a few responsibilities from him to "share his burden"
Following a High Court order, the Sports Ministry withdrew the recognition of 54 NSFs, including the All India Football Federation, Hockey India, and Athletics Federation of India
Justice C. Harishankar put an interim stay on IOA president's May 19 order to remove petitioner Sudhanshu Mittal from the post of Ethics Officer
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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