• The Union Sports Ministry has written a letter to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) asking it to lodge a protest against the Dow Chemicals sponsorship of the London Olympics with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

  • Dow Chemicals, the owner of the Union Carbide, whose plant was responsible for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, had signed a sponsorship deal with IOC in July 2010 to support the Olympic Movement worldwide till 2020.