New Delhi: Acting Indian Olympic Association President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Tuesday said that Sports Ministry should also share the blame for the doping scandal that rocked athletics, saying that the coaches and doctors allegedly involved in it are its employees.
"All the SAI centres are under the Ministry, all the coaches and doctors are under its rolls. So, the Ministry should also take some blame," Malhotra said, reacting to Sports Minister Ajay Maken's sacking of Ukrainian coach Yuri Ogrodnik on Tuesday following the dope scandal.
"The Sports Minister should not only point fingers at the federations, he should rather look into the SAI Centres. What is happening there and the coaches and doctors," said Malhotra.