MUMBAI: What is the common factor between Hockey India and the All India Football Federation? The principals assigned by the judiciary to administer the two national sports bodies are the same - Justice (Retd.) Anil Dave and former CEC SY Quraishi. It is also no coincidence that the world bodies running hockey and football respectively - FIH and FIFA - have serious issues with the way HI and AIFF are being managed.
Jul 18, 2022 14:07
NEW DELHI: Veteran sports administrator Narinder Batra on Monday resigned as president of International Hockey Federation (FIH) with immediate effect and also gave up his membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In three separate letters, Batra officially tendered his resignations from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), IOC and FIH respectively.
Jul 05, 2022 18:07
NEW DELHI: A division Bench of the Delhi High Court Monday refused to stay an order by a single judge of the court that had restrained veteran sports administrator Narinder Batra from discharging any function as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president.
Jun 27, 2022 17:06
NEW DELHI: Veteran sports administrator and FIH president Narinder Batra was on Friday ordered to stop functioning as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president by the Delhi High Court "in a contempt proceeding", a month after it asked him to relinquish the top job. A vacation bench of Justice Dinesh Sharma passed the order on a contempt petition filed by Olympian and hockey World Cup winner Aslam Sher Khan.
Apr 07, 2022 16:04
NEW DELHI: The CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry against Narinder Batra, president of the Indian Olympic Association president as well as International Hockey Federation (FIH).
Feb 19, 2022 13:02
MUMBAI: India on Saturday won the right to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee's session in Mumbai in an unopposed race, during the 139th IOC Session in Beijing, China.
May 24, 2021 17:05
LAUSANNE: In the closest of votes, Narinder Batra has been re-elected as president of the FIH for a second four-year term. Of the 124 votes submitted by member national associations, Batra attained the required absolute majority of more than half the votes, receiving 63 votes to the 61 given to Marc Coudron of Belgium. Batra will hold the position until 2024.
Apr 23, 2021 16:04
LAUSANNE: The agenda of the FIH Congress, which will be held virtually on 22 May, is now published. The upcoming meeting of the supreme organ of hockey’s world governing body includes, amongst others, elections for the position of FIH president and for four positions of EB Ordinary Member.
Feb 22, 2021 16:02
NEW DELHI: International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Dhruv Batra has confirmed his intention to contest the upcoming elections of the world governing body of hockey for a second term.
Jun 12, 2020 18:06
NEW DELHI: The International Hockey Federation on Friday ruled that the complaint of irregularity filed by IOA vice-president Sudhanshu Mittal against FIH president Narinder Batra "is not sustained". In his complaint, Mittal had accused Batra of violating the FIH's statues by holding the post of Hockey India (HI) president when he was elected FIH head in November 2016.
May 27, 2020 19:05
NEW DELHI: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra has been appointed as a member of the Olympic Channel commission. In a letter to International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, accessed by PTI, Batra, who became an IOC member in June last year, expressed his gratitude for being selected to the role.