CSI welcomes IOC's move to suspend IOA

"Cleans India and the entire sports fraternity welcomes the suspension of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by IOC. We feel that our fight against the officials of IOA and its malfunctioning under the leadership of Suresh Kalmadi and V K Malhotra is vindicated," said a CSI release.

"In India there is a huge public outrage against these officials and all political leaders who are running our federations without restricting entries to sportsmen who have competed at the highest level," it added.

CSI also said that will co-operate with the in starting reforms in the Indian Olympic Movement.

"IOC's move on suspension of IOA is a great opportunity to start reforms in the Indian Olympic Movement. We will cooperate with IOC in taking the reforms agenda forward to build permanent institutional mechanism, which is transparent and accountable with in IOA. And to improve the management of sports in India based on well accepted principles of good governance and ethical standards of the Olympic Movement."

CSI, however, said the IOC must start the reform process soon "so that the suspension of IOA is revoked at the earliest to protect the interests of our current sportspersons".

"However, we see a serious problem in moving forward with Mr V K Malhotra being the acting head of the suspended IOA. You are well aware of Mr Malhotra's continuous defiance of IOC's suggestions and directions since the last two years on various issues," the release stated. (MORE)

  

image
Business Standard
177 22
Business Standard

CSI welcomes IOC's move to suspend IOA

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 



"Cleans India and the entire sports fraternity welcomes the suspension of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by IOC. We feel that our fight against the officials of IOA and its malfunctioning under the leadership of Suresh Kalmadi and V K Malhotra is vindicated," said a CSI release.

"In India there is a huge public outrage against these officials and all political leaders who are running our federations without restricting entries to sportsmen who have competed at the highest level," it added.

CSI also said that will co-operate with the in starting reforms in the Indian Olympic Movement.

"IOC's move on suspension of IOA is a great opportunity to start reforms in the Indian Olympic Movement. We will cooperate with IOC in taking the reforms agenda forward to build permanent institutional mechanism, which is transparent and accountable with in IOA. And to improve the management of sports in India based on well accepted principles of good governance and ethical standards of the Olympic Movement."

CSI, however, said the IOC must start the reform process soon "so that the suspension of IOA is revoked at the earliest to protect the interests of our current sportspersons".

"However, we see a serious problem in moving forward with Mr V K Malhotra being the acting head of the suspended IOA. You are well aware of Mr Malhotra's continuous defiance of IOC's suggestions and directions since the last two years on various issues," the release stated. (MORE)

  

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

CSI welcomes IOC's move to suspend IOA

Cleans Sports India (CSI) today welcomed the International Olympic Committee's decision to disband the IOA, stating that the suspension has substantiated the country's sports fraternity's fight against the corrupt officials of the national sports body.

"Cleans India and the entire sports fraternity welcomes the suspension of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by IOC. We feel that our fight against the officials of IOA and its malfunctioning under the leadership of Suresh Kalmadi and V K Malhotra is vindicated," said a CSI release.

"In India there is a huge public outrage against these officials and all political leaders who are running our federations without restricting entries to sportsmen who have competed at the highest level," it added.

CSI also said that will co-operate with the in starting reforms in the Indian Olympic Movement.

"IOC's move on suspension of IOA is a great opportunity to start reforms in the Indian Olympic Movement. We will cooperate with IOC in taking the reforms agenda forward to build permanent institutional mechanism, which is transparent and accountable with in IOA. And to improve the management of sports in India based on well accepted principles of good governance and ethical standards of the Olympic Movement."

CSI, however, said the IOC must start the reform process soon "so that the suspension of IOA is revoked at the earliest to protect the interests of our current sportspersons".

"However, we see a serious problem in moving forward with Mr V K Malhotra being the acting head of the suspended IOA. You are well aware of Mr Malhotra's continuous defiance of IOC's suggestions and directions since the last two years on various issues," the release stated. (MORE)

  
image
Business Standard
177 22
Widgets Magazine

More News

Widgets Magazine
Widgets Magazine

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard