IOA irked

New Delhi : A day after the government wrote to International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding implementation of sports code in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections, it was the turn of IOA to slam the sports ministry for trying to violate the Olympic Charter.

Terming the government's action as an assault on the autonomy of sports in the country, the IOA acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra said he was "surprised at the audacity of the sports ministry to misrepresent the IOA at the highest international forum."


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