The Indian Olympic Association on Friday suspected that Sports Authority of India officials may be involved in the recent dope scandal, involving the top athletes, and vowed not to help the guilty this time around.
A miffed Indian Olympic Association on Friday hit out at the Sports Ministry for not
involving it in tomorrow`s merger talks to resolve the
long-standing dispute between Hockey India and the Indian
A defiant Suresh Kalmadi refused to comment on his removal as Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee but made it clear that he will not step down from his other post of Indian Olympic Association President.
Indian Olympic Association President Suresh Kalmadi, who was removed as CWG OC Chairman by the government, said the 34th edition of the National Games will be held as per schedule from February 12 to 26.
Indian Olympic Association vice-president Vijay Kumar Malhotra said the Sports Ministry should immediately initiate a high-level inquiry to find out the culprits who are responsible for sports persons failing dope tests.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh is rather amused by Sports Ministry`s opinion that he should have consulted the government before discussing the contentious tenure limitation guidelines.