Quote of the Day

"This is unfortunate. As a sportsperson, I feel like I have been orphaned."
Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar on the IOC's decision to ban the Indian Olympic Association. (REUTERS, 12/5)
Thursday December 6, 2012 Vol. 1 — No. 127 Print This Issue

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  • IOA Defies IOC, Holds Election

    Newly elected IOA Secretary General Lalit Bhanot, center, talks to IOA members during a break in voting Wednesday in New Delhi.

    The Indian Olympic Association went ahead with its Annual General Meeting and elections Wednesday, "defying the ban imposed by the IOC," according to the PTI. IOA acting President V.K. Malhotra said, "The house unanimously decided that we did not do anything wrong by going ahead with the election process. We had already communicated to the IOC that the IOA will have to go ahead with the elections under the sports code because of the Delhi High Court order." Malhotra said that the IOA has "sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention in the matter." Malhotra: "We are hoping to sort the issue by sitting together with the representatives of IOC, IOA and the government.

  • Becks As The Boss

    Beckham approached by MLS franchises in NY, Miami about taking ownership role.

  • The Middle Men

    Manchester City tops in payments to agents, the EPL reveals.

  • Smashing Success

    Organizers for Indian Badminton League overwhelmed by corporate response.

  • Turkish Delight

    FIA releases '13 F1 calendar with slot open for unnamed European race.

  • Clock Watchers

    Rolex to be F1's official timekeeper starting in '13 season.

  • One Step Forward

    West Ham named preferred bidder for Olympic Stadium, but mayor lays out conditions.

  • Going Live

    FIFA's goal-line technology gets first live test at Club World Cup.

  • Planning Ahead

    UAE Olympic officials prep pitch for Dubai to host 2024 Games.

  • Elephant Free Zone

    CBF works on long-term plan to make sure World Cup stadiums remain useful.

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