Nearly three years after the conclusion of Commonwealth Games here, the scam-hit Organising Committee is contesting two dozen legal cases involving a revenue of about Rs 350 crore against private companies which executed projects related to the mega-sporting event.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday barred Suresh Kalmadi from attending the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games but the sacked CWG Organising Committee chairman claimed that he had sought permission only to attend the IAAF Council meeting in London.
Continuing its protest over the possibility of Suresh Kalmadi`s presence in the London Olympics, Clean Sports India, a movement for corruption-free sports in the country, today wrote a letter to IOC, requesting it to cancel the sacked CWG Organising Committee chief`s accreditation for the Games.
New Delhi: Sacked CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, accused in a games-related graft case, on Monday told a Delhi court it was the decision of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports that OC should take over the process of procuring equipment for the sporting event.
Faced with the threat from the International Olympic Committee to take action if it does not explain sacked CWG Organising Committee Chief Suresh Kalmadi`s status in the court cases, the IOA today decided to call a meeting of its Executives Board to discuss the issue.