Kowli, Narsi to officiate boxing bouts at Games

Jun 14, 2012, 07:36 IST | AFP

The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) has selected India's Kishen Narsi and Jay Kowli to officiate in the London Games

The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) in a statement said Wednesday that Narsi will be participating as International Technical Official (ITO) while Kowli will be referee and judge in the 2012 Olympics.

London ready and under budget
The London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics are on track to be delivered under their £9.3 billion budget, with £476 million left in contingency funds, the British government said yesterday. A budget of £9.298 billion ($14.5 billion, 11.5 billion euros) was set in 2007 for the construction and delivery of the Games — almost four times higher than the original cost estimates presented at the time of London’s bid in 2005.

Culture, Media and Sport Minister Jeremy Hunt, whose role includes responsibility for this year’s Olympics, said it was “fantastic news”. —  

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