Asian Games 2018: Delhi HC junks PIL against BJP MP's appointment as head of Indian contingent at Indonesia event
Delhi HC dismissed a PIL against the appointment of BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh as the Chef de Mission of the Indian contingent for the upcoming Asian Games.
Asian Games 2018: IOA to send officials, including Chef de Mission Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, at own cost
The Indian Olympic Association has decided to send Chef de Mission (CDM) Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and his deputy Rajkumar Sacheti at the Asian Games on its own expense after the sports ministry questioned the latter's presence in the contingent.
Rio Olympic organisers have threatened to cancel India sports minister Vijay Goel's accreditation after unruly behaviour by his entourage.
Tennis ace Leander Paes has termed the reports that he had refused to share a room at the Olympic Games Village here with his doubles partner Rohan Bopanna as "false" and said that his timing of arrival at Rio was according to plans and known to the Indian tennis team.
Indian officials, who are travelling with the contingent on Tuesday said that the `Athletes Village` here was far inferior to the one in Delhi during the the last edition of the Commonwealth Games.