Mumbai: Even as the BCCI grapples with the IPL spot-fixing scandal, its General Manager (game development), Ratnakar Shetty, said cricket is not the only game faced with a problem as all other sports in the country are battling "crisis" situations of their own.
Speaking at the India Sports Forum 36, Shetty said a clean-up is required of all the sports in the country.
"Indian sports is at a very important stage, with the amount of crisis and one of the reasons for that is no amount of debate on television channel is going to make any difference," Shetty said.
"The younger generation is the one that will give the results required for Indian sports, whether it is anti-corruption, whether it is anti-doping, whether it is the administration in sports," he asserted....more
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Mumbai: The BCCI on Friday rubbished a news report that it intended to close down the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore and converted it into a rehabilitation-cum-training centre. "It's a totally false report arising out of the figment of imagination of the person who wrote it. The BCCI annually assesses the functions of the NCA and its three regional academies based in Chennai, Mumbai and Mohali," said Prof Ratnakar...
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