IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Khan Muneer Aslam
Corruption already existed at the time of the “good old” Olympic Games of the Antique Era. And it continues to exist in modern competitive sport.Corruption plagues all major Indian sports, including cricket, hockey, weightlifting, and athletics.The 2010 IPL franchise bidding process also led to the resignation of Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for External Affairs, whose friend and current wife, Sunanda Pushkar, was alleged to have received $15 million in ‘sweat equity’ from one of the franchises . Appalled in the June 2010 by the Commonwealth Games corruption scandal, former Indian Olympians launched the Group of Clean Sports India to raise public awareness and fight corruption in sports.Women’s Hockey World Cup( New Delhi) was hit by a financial corruption scandal involving the Federation of International Hockey (FIH), Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and HI.