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Queen's Baton Relay for 2022 CWG to be held in Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Odisha

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The relay will start with Delhi on January 12, followed by Ahmedabad (January 13), Bengaluru (January 14) and Odisha (January 15).

IOA Contracts With The Lalit Hotel: CIC Demands Details

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

CIC (Central Information Commission) has directed IOA( Indian Olympic Association for its all contract details with The Lalit Hotel—a five star property.

2022 Winter Olympics: Jammu And Kashmir Alpine Skier Arif Khan Qualifies For Beijing Games

Arif Khan, who belongs from North Kashmir, sealed his spot at the 2022 Winter Olympics in a qualifier alpine skiing event in Dubai.

Shiva Keshavan To Stand For IOC Athletes' Commission Election

Oct 17, 2021 PTI

An election is held at every edition of the Olympic Games, with four members chosen at each Summer Games, and two at each Winter Games.

Motera Best Venue For Hosting Olympics, India In Talks With IOC For 2036 Games: Narinder Batra

A proper presentation for India's bid will be prepared after a new president takes over following IOA elections in December, Batra added.

08 September, 2021

Ministry Makes Dope Violators Eligible For National Sports Honours, Provided Ban Period Served


The decision will help boxer Amit Panghal, who was nominated twice for the Arjuna award but has not been considered because of a dope violation

03 September, 2021

Indian Hockey Teams Likely To Skip Birmingham Commonwealth Games Says IOA Chief Narinder Batra


Hockey teams will miss CWG in order to hit peak form during the Asian Games which are qualifiers for 2024 Paris Olympics

27 August, 2021

Delhi Court Restrains Indian Olympic Association's Ethics Commission From Inquiring Its Chief Narinder Batra


Ambedkar Gupta in his complaint had alleged that IOA chief Batra over a phone call had threatened to get him derecognised from the Karate Association of India

22 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Gold Winners To Get Rs 75 Lakh From Indian Olympic Association


National Sports Federations (NSFs) to get a a bonus amount of Rs 25 lakh for every gold medal

17 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: First Batch Of Indian Athletes Given Rousing Send Off For The Games - Watch Video Here


A contingent of 88 members, which includes 54 athletes besides support staff and IOA representatives, departed for Tokyo on Saturday night

09 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: First Batch Of Indian Athletes To Depart On July 17, Says IOA


IOA, earlier, wanted the first batch of athletes and officials to leave on July 14 and serve three days of mandatory quarantine on reaching Tokyo.


09 July, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Interact With Tokyo-bound Athletes on July 13


The first batch of India's Olympic-bound athletes will depart for Tokyo in a charter Air India flight.

06 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Pullela Gopichand Won't Travel To Games, Gives Space To Agus Dwi Santosa


Gopichand pulled out to create space for Indonesian Santosa, who trains B Sai Praneeth, after IOA cleared only 5-member support staff

28 June, 2021

Olympic-bound Indian Contingent To Have COVID Tests For Seven Days Prior To Departure To Tokyo


The Tokyo Games organisers have imposed stricter regulations on the Indians by clubbing the country with Afghanistan, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, with serious COVID-19 situation.

23 June, 2021

India's Tokyo Olympics Theme Song Launched - WATCH


Mohit Chauhan has composed and sung the song titled, 'Lakshya Tera Samne Hai'

22 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Olympics Association Embroiled In Athletes' 'Image Rights' Controversy, Asserts Its Authority


The Indian Olympic Association said that there have been instances of resistance from few Olympic-qualified athletes on the ground that they have sponsorship contracts with other companies or entities

21 June, 2021

India At Tokyo Olympics: IOA Seeks Clarification On Entry Of Foreign-based Athletes In Japan


Several athletes, including shooters, wrestlers and boxers are currently training abroad. Of these, the boxers are scheduled to return to India on July 10 before flying off to Tokyo


20 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Organisers Working On Safe Stay And Training Of Indian Athletes In Games Village

Associated Press (AP)

Stricter regulations have been put in place for all travellers - including athletes, coaches and support staff - of 11 countries, including India

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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