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As part of its detailed investigation, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) will speak to the entire cycling squad that went to Slovenia, where a female cyclist accused national coach RK Sharma of firing her for “inappropriate behavior”. Had given While the female cyclist who made the allegations returned from Slovenia earlier this week, the rest of the team, including five male cyclists and coach Sharma, returned Saturday morning.
A SAI source said, “The SAI investigation panel has already spoken to the coach and the female cyclist, and will now speak to other members of the squad next week as part of a detailed investigation.”
The training and competition trip to Slovenia was organized to help the Indian team prepare well for the Asian Track Cycling Championships to be held in the national capital from 18 to 22 June.
The female cyclist had informed SAI of the coach’s inappropriate behavior during her stay in Slovenia and she was so frightened that she risked her life.
The case came to light on Monday when SAI issued a statement saying it had recalled the cyclist to ensure his safety.
The complainant claimed that the coach forced her to share a hotel room with him on the pretext that the accommodation was arranged on the basis of twin sharing.
YAI reports to SAI on sailor allegations.
The Yachting Association of India, asked by SAI, has submitted its report on the allegations made by a female sailor against a coach during an exposure trip to Germany.
The sailor claimed that the coach was putting a lot of stress on him and this is mentioned in the YAI report.
The coach in question is a three-time Olympian and the coach of the Indian Navy team.
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