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IOA defies IOC, goes ahead with elections

Updated: December 5, 2012, 12:41 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW DELHI -- The Indian Olympic Association went ahead with its elections on Wednesday despite the International Olympic Committee having declared that the polls will not stand and suspending the national body.

The IOA announced its elected members in voting held in defiance of the IOC, having declared last week that Abhay Singh Chautala had been elected unopposed as president and Lalit Bhanot as secretary-general.

"The elections were held in accordance with a court order," Bhanot ...

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