Sports Ministry orders re-election for Athletics Federation of India

  Sports Ministry on Tuesday, ordered a re-election of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI). This after the previous elections were believed to have not been in accordance with the sports code.

updated: December 11, 2012 19:15 IST
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New Delhi: The sports ministry on Tuesday, directed the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to conduct fresh elections for only three key posts of the president, secretary general and the treasurer.

The ministry has given the AFI 60 days to conduct fresh elections, failing which it will be derecognised as well like the archery association and the boxing federation.

Pradip Deb, secretary, department of sports, told IANS that the ministry has strong reservations about the manner in which the election was held for the three key posts.

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