IOA rejects CGF proposal for independent monitoring of games preparations.Byline: ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association The Indian Olympic Association is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympic Games and other international athletic meets and for managing the Indian teams at the events. (IOA IOA Institute on Aging (University of North Carolina)
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Addressing the media here, IOA president Suresh Kalmadi demanded the removal of CGF Chief Executive Office (CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. ) Mike Hooper, describing him as useless.
"(Mike) Hooper has not been beneficial for the organising committee, he is of no use to us. We want the Commonwealth Games Federation to replace him," Kalmadi said.
Kalmadi also slammed the federation's insistence that an independent review body must oversee New Delhi's troubled preparations, which are far behind schedule with less than 12 months to go before the Games open on October 3, 2010.
"I am willing to take any expert suggested by the CGF on our co-ordination committee, but we feel there is no need to impose an additional technical committee on us," Kalmadi added.
The setting-up of an independent technical review panel to monitor the monthly progress of the 2010 Commonwealth Games has not gone down well with the Organising Committee (OC) members who see it as an avoidable burden.
On Monday, CGF president Michael Fennell stated that the technical experts would assist OC in meeting the deadlines.
The IOA, however, opines Opines are low molecular weight compounds found in plant crown gall tumors produced by the parasitic bacterium Agrobacterium. Opine biosynthesis is catalyzed by specific enzymes encoded by genes contained in a small segment of DNA (known as the T-DNA, for 'transfer DNA') that the move will lead to needless friction between OC and the CGF.
Hooper, has been the senior link between the OC and the CGF. He has lived in Delhi, working on the event for the last two years.(ANI)
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