elections

NEW DELHI: Following growing demands of holding elections by its state members, the All India Football Federation has formed a three-member committee to hold discussion with its legal team and help expedite the process of conducting its elections.

AIFF vice-president Subrata Dutta, Jessiah Villavarayar of the Tamil Nadu state body and NA Haris, the Karnataka association chief who had first raised the issue at the February 5 annual general body meeting in Mumbai, constitute the committee.

Feb 07, 2022 19:02
MUMBAI: All India Football Federation president Praful Patel has announced the formation of a three-member committee to look into the legal aspects of AIFF elections of office bearers, which the federation has been kicking down the road citing legal problems for around 14 months now.
Oct 18, 2021 18:10
LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved a list of 17 athletes (a record number for the Olympic Winter Games) covering all five continents, who have proposed their candidatures for the  IOC Athletes’ Commission (AC) election that will take place at the upcoming Games in Beijing.  
Oct 04, 2021 05:10
INTERNATIONAL BOXING ICON MANNY Pacquiao formally filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for president of the Philippines in Pasay City on Friday, 1st October. The eight-division world champion and Philippine senator announced his retirement from the ring last Wednesday. The Philippines has kicked off its election season with thousands of candidates vying for national and local posts.
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 04, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: Incumbent Ajay Singh has won re-election as Boxing Federation of India president for another term, defeating BJP politician and former Maharashtra Sports Minister Ashish Shelar in a straight contest. It bears noting that when Shelar filed his nomination for the president's post last month, he had expressed confidence that he would sweep the elections.
Jan 22, 2021 20:01
NEW DELHI: Former Maharashtra Sports Minister Ashish Shelar on Thursday filed his nomination for the Boxing Federation of India president's post and expressed confidence about sweeping the BFI elections on February 3.
Jan 15, 2021 17:01
MUMBAI: Boxing Federation of India (BFI) secretary general Jay Kowli has set the ball rolling to hold the much-delayed BFI elections on February 3, by sending out a notice calling for an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to all state units.
Jan 13, 2021 12:01
CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) has changed a two-decade-old law that barred professional golfers, who are its permanent members, from contesting management elections.
Jan 05, 2021 17:01
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will hear a plea by former India goalkeeper Kalyan Chaubey seeking fresh elections in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on January 11.