Highlights

  • Top Indian woman cyclist accused national coach RK Sharma of harassment
  • Incident took place on May 29 during the team's tour of Slovenia
  • CFI recalled the entire Indian contingent from Slovenia after the incident

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The Cycling Federation of India has formed a probe panel to investigate harassment charges against national coach RK Sharma

After a top Indian woman cyclist accused national coach RK Sharma of harassment, the Cycling Federation of India has recalled the entire Indian contingent from their tour of Slovenia. The move comes after the cyclist registered a complaint with the Sports Authority of India against coach Sharma.

According to the complaint, the incident took place on May 29 in Slovenia. After the complainant raised the issue with the Indian authorities, she was brought back to India on June 3.

The Sports Authority of India issued a statement in response, stating: 'The matter is being dealt with on priority and will be resolved shortly.'

Meanwhile, the Cycling Federation has put its support behind the female athlete and has formed a probe panel of its own.

Also read: Indian woman cyclist accuses head coach of 'inappropriate behaviour'

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