Olympics

NEW DELHI: Former Hockey India president Mohd. Mushtaq Ahmad, who resigned after his election was declared violative of the National Sports Code by the Union Sports Ministry, on Tuesday said the "belated decision smells (of) bad intention" as other violators have not been penalised.

He also expressed suspicion that the action against him was influenced by him "being from minority community". All these charges were made in a widely-circulated letter to Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal, which was also accessed by PTI.

Jul 14, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: A directive issued by the International Olympic Committee to all National Olympic Committees (NOCs) last year to maintain gender equality in sports governance has forced the Indian Olympic Association to take up the matter seriously, albeit at a glacial pace.
Jul 09, 2020 18:07
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, Thursday announced an extension to their long-standing Worldwide Olympic Partnership through to 2024.
Jul 01, 2020 18:07
LAUSANNE: As part of its mission to empower and support athletes around the world, the IOC, in partnership with Intel, is to extend life-coaching, mentoring, and learning and development services to athletes through the Athlete365 community.
Jul 01, 2020 18:07
NEW DELHI: On National Doctor’s Day, Special Olympics Bharat salutes all medical professionals for their invaluable & exemplary support to people with Intellectual Disabilities during this ongoing pandemic, along with all doctors who are fighting at the frontline against COVID-19.  
Jun 26, 2020 20:06
LAUSANNE: Olympic champions, rising stars, world figures and fans young and old came together across five continents and 20 time zones on Olympic Day 2020, 23 June, with an innovative, global 24-hour digital workout. Olympic champions, members of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team, sporting legends and Tokyo 2020 hopefuls came together to do what Olympic Day is famous for: getting people active.
Jun 23, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju had a virtual meeting with representatives of the Indian Olympic Association and 15 National Federations to discuss the way forward for the 15 sporting disciplines in terms of training of athletes, participation in national and international competitions and organising sporting events in India.
Jun 19, 2020 18:06
LAUSANNE: Olympic Day 2020 will see Olympians, athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world's largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Twenty-three Olympic athletes have already joined the recording of an official Olympic Day workout video, and on Olympic Day, athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11 a.m. local time across 20 time zones on @olympics Instagram live.
Jun 18, 2020 21:06
NEW DELHI: Even as the odds that the Indian Premier League will have its run this year itself in the slot that might be vacated IF the Men's T20 World Cup Australia gets taken off the calendar, comes a fresh financial challenge.
Jun 12, 2020 17:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) condemns racism in the strongest terms. The IOC stands for non-discrimination as one of the founding pillars of the Olympic Movement, which is reflected in the Olympic Charter, Fundamental Principle 6:
Jun 10, 2020 19:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has praised the progress being made by the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee as preparations for the next Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games continue.