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Now Centre seeks more medals at 2010 Commonwealth Games

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) The Goverment is holding discussions with the Indian Olympic Association, the Organising Committee of the Commonwealth Games-2010, the Sports Authority of India and various federations in respect of preparation of teams and enhancement of medal prospects with reference to the Commonwealth Games-2010.

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Mani Shankar Aiyar today told the Lok Sabha that the process of identification of promising sportspersons in the women and girls category was being given due consideration with the aim of providing the required assistance and put in place other arrangements for their preparations.

Mr Aiyar also said that the Government and SAI have not received any complaint of exploitation of women sportspersons. However, SAI has constituted a committee for redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and protection of women from sexual harassment in work places.


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