Monday, June 27, 2022

IOC still recognises world hockey chief Batra as IOA president

The International Olympic Association has told The Hockey Paper that it is “reviewing the situation carefully” following the recent decision of the Delhi High Court in the case of Hockey India and its potential implications on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

The IOC says it is trying to gather all supporting documents to have a clear picture of the situation, while it it still recognises Narinder Batra as IOA President “until the situation is clarified”.

“The IOC has not received any indication by the IOA competent governing bodies that the position of president would have been declared vacant or that Mr Batra would have resigned from his position as IOA President,” a statement added.

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