Mumbai, February 9, Sandipan Sharma: World Squash Federation (WSF) president N Ramachandran was chosen on Sunday as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). The surveys might at last make ready for India’s come back to the Olympic fold since it was suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in December 2012 over its disputable decisions.
Ramachandran is a previous Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) secretary general and additionally the sibling of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) supremo N Srinivasan. He was chosen treasurer in 2012 preceding the IOA was suspended.
Ramachandran was the solitary applicant in the quarrel for the president’s post in the February 9 decisions.
The IOC solidified India’s enrollment in December 2012 and suspended it from the Games development after the IOA chose various spoiled authorities to key posts.
India’s three contenders at the Winter Olympics had their thin any expectations of contending under their national banner in Sochi prior. As the decision of the IOA president occurred after the February 7 opening function, the three contenders will contend as autonomous contenders.
“They will join in as autonomous contenders under the International Olympic Committee (IOC) banner,” IOC agent Mark Adams had said when he precluded a last-moment relief.
India’s sportspeople in Sochi are Shiva Keshavan in men’s luge, Nadeem Iqbal in crosscountry skiing and Himanshu Thakur in Alpine skiing.