IOC Current Affairs - 2019

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IOA President Narinder Batra elected to IOC

Narinder Batra, President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) was elected as a member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He secured 58 votes out of 62 polled. About Narinder Batra He was elected to prestigious seat during the 134th IOC Session being held in Lausanne, Switzerland. His election is linked to his function Read More…

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Coca-Cola and Chinese Dairy firm sign Olympic Sponsorship

Coca-Cola and Chinese dairy firm Mengniu have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal to become joint sponsors (beverages and dairy) of Olympic Games starting from 2021 to 2032. Key Highlights Neither International Olympic Committee (IOC) nor two companies (Coca-Cola and Mengniu) involved in sponsorship disclosed the size of deal. The agreement was unveiled in Lausanne, Read More…

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IOC formally opens new Headquarters in Switzerland

On Olympic Games’ 125th anniversary, International Olympic Committee (IOC) has formally opened its new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The innaugration of new headquarters comes exactly 125 years after Olympic Games were revived. Key Highlights The International Olympic Committee was founded by Pierre de Coubertin, who was a great visionary and brought together entire world together Read More…

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ONGC overtakes India Oil Corp as Most Profitable PSU

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) overtook India Oil Corporation (IOC) by regaining crown of being India’s most profitable Public Sector Undertakings (PSU). Key Highlights In the previous two financial years (2016-17 and 2017-18) ONGC had lost the most profitable PSU tag to IOC. In fiscal year 2018-19, ONGC’s net profits increased by 34% Read More…

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IOC-BPRL acquires oil block in Abu Dhabi

The consortium of State-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Bharat PetroResources Ltd (BPRL), Urja Bharat Pte Ltd has acquired an oil block in Abu Dhabi, where the two will invest USD 170 million. About the Acquisition Urja Bharat Pte Ltd has been awarded 100 per cent stake in the Abu Dhabi Onshore Block 1 Concession. Both IOC and BPRL hold 50 per cent each in Urja Bharat Read More…

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Cricket to be re-introduced in Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has decided to reintroduce Cricket in the 2022 Asian Games to be held at Hangzhou, China. Cricket in Asian Games Earlier Cricket had featured in 2010 and 2014 Asian Games but was dropped from the 2018 Asian Games. In all probabilities mostly T20 version of cricket would be introduced in Read More…

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IOC Suspends India from Hosting Global Sporting Events

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended all discussions with India regarding hosting of global sporting events in the backdrop of denial of visas to the two Pakistani Shooters. The Pakistani shooters were supposed to participate in the 25m rapid fire pistol event in the ISSF World Cup. Contents of the IOC statement IOC notes that Read More…

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