Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra resigns
In a major development, Narinder Batra has resigned from his post of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President. In a statement, Batra clarified that his "role as President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) requires more time". Batra was elected as the IOC President in 2017. Notably, he has faced backlash for allegedly diverting funds worth Rs. 35 crore for "personal purposes".