Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
»
1-min read

Archery Association Suspends Coach for Alleged Misconduct

Indian compound archery coach Sunil Kumar has been suspended by the Archery Association of India (AAI) for an alleged misconduct with a female member of the Great Britain team

PTI

Updated:October 18, 2017, 1:29 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Archery Association Suspends Coach for Alleged Misconduct
Photo Credit: Getty Images
Loading...

Kolkata: Indian compound archery coach Sunil Kumar has been suspended by the Archery Association of India (AAI) for an alleged misconduct with a female member of the Great Britain team during the Youth World Archery Championship in Argentina.

The incident happened during the official practice session where India had a successful campaign winning three medals including recurve mixed pair gold in junior category. The Haryana coach allegedly hugged a female member of the team Great Britain and was immediately sent back home for the inappropriate behaviour.

"There's a code of conduct of the World Archery and based on the reports we have suspended the coach. We have sought all the reports from the (international) federation and the (Britain) team," AAI secretary general Anil Kamineni told PTI.

Based on the reports, the AAI will conduct an internal inquiry into the matter and take action against the coach, who was appointed on recommendation of the top ranked Indian compound archer Mayank Rawat. The AAI picks the coach on preference of the archer, who topped in the selection trial as Sunil Kumar was part of the eight-member coaching team who accompanied 24 archers to

Rosario.

A 2004 Olympian, Satyadev Prasad of Uttar Pradesh accompanied the team as team manager. "I have mentioned in my report to the SAI they are looking and investing further," Prasad told PTI from Meerut. The Haryana coach could not be contacted but it's learnt that he has written a "letter of apology" to the AAI and SAI.

| Edited by: Madhav Agarwal
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results