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IOA postpones South Asian Games

india Updated: Dec 16, 2011 22:47 IST

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The Indian Olympic Association's general body decided to postpone the South Asian Games and scrap all the newly-formed committees after a meeting here.

The South Asian Games, earlier scheduled to be held in Delhi in Oct 2012, were postponed to Feb 2013 largely because they were too close to the Olympics and there were problems relating to accommodation of athletes. The general body meeting also decided to withhold the implementation of a proposed new constitution which calls for a revamp of the voting system.

"State Olympic Committees are angry that voting rights are reduced and they've been left with just one vote in contrast to two they have till now," a source said.