An overview of India's underwhelming performance in athletics in 2016 IMAGE: Neeraj Chopra the omly bright light for India in an otherwise dull year. Photograph: Facebook Indian athletics had another forgettable year as a disastrous Olympic campaign, where athletes only made up the numbers, and a doping fiasco added to their underachievers’ tag. The only silver lining in an otherwise uneventful year was the world junior record set by javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became the first ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Suresh Kalmadi has declined the post of lifetime president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) after the controversy over his involvement in the Commonwealth Games scam. Former sports minister Ajay Maken, on 28 December, raised the issue saying that this ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel has said that the government is shocked after scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala were made honorary life presidents of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) here on Tuesday. The decision to appoint both ...Sify, 1 month ago Tainted Kalmadi, Chautala made IOA Life Presidents Deccan Herald, 1 month ago CWG scam-accused Suresh Kalmadi appointed Life President of IOA Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Disapproving the Indian Olympic Associations decision to name Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala as lifetime presidents, former sports minister Ajay Maken, on 28 December, said this is not good for sports as well as Indias image and asked incumbent Vijay Goel ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Concerned at the plight of the families of those soldiers, who got their jobs through sports quota and are posted at Indo-Pak borders, affected by demonetisation, the Indian Olympic Association has written to the Prime Ministers office to help them with some ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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