Narinder Batra

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.
May 22, 2020 18:05
NEW DELHI: "Sparring, using of the ring/mat and sharing of equipment is not allowed for contact sports such as wrestling and boxing." Quoting directly from Sports Authority of India's much-awaited Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to restart training, which was released Thursday. 
May 18, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association on Sunday requested the Union Sports Ministry to sanction a one-time financial assistance for the IOA, national sports federations and the state Olympic associations to tide over the crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020 17:05
LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to postpone the 47th FIH Congress, initially planned on 28 October-1 November in New Delhi, to May 2021. The exact date will be confirmed as soon as possible. FIH had pre-informed all 137 national associations in April about a potential change of dates for the Congress.
May 04, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: International Hockey Federation President Narinder Batra on Sunday "corrected" his statement made the previous day that his tenure was set for an extension due to the postponement of FIH elections to 2021, saying that the polls "as of now" will go ahead in October this year.
Feb 05, 2020 19:02
KOLKATA: Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Wednesday stated that the IOA "was willing" to hold the 2022 National Games in West Bengal, while confessing that it was more intent than confirmation at this stage.
Dec 16, 2019 17:12
NEW DELHI: The satraps helming many sports federations in the country will not take kindly to a bald truth highlighted by Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra - that is was the way federations were being run, rather than lack of support from the government, that was the biggest hurdle to the competitive performances of various sports on the international arena.