CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can’t stay in Games Village

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CWG 2018: IOA tells Saina Nehwal why her father can’t stay in Games Village

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday responded to badminton ace Saina Nehwal's claims about her father Harvir Singh's name being removed from the list of team officials, saying that his position as an 'accredited Extra Official' and the payment for that doesn't include a bed at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village in Gold Coast. “Dear @NSaina , Mr. Harvir Singh is an accredited Extra Official! As stated in the CDM Manual of Gold Coast 2018 CWG and repeatedly conveyed to BAI, the payment for accreditation of Extra Official does not include bed in the Games Village,” the tweet, which included a copy of the related document as proof, read. The document clearly states “the ETO service charge for an extra Team Official… does not include a travel grant or bed in the CGV.