ADILLE SUMARIWALA

  • Adille Sumariwala slams AIBA, says it has no jurisdiction to ban him October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Asian Games Chef-de-Mission Adille Sumariwala on Monday slammed the AIBA for provisionally suspending him in Sarita Devi episode, saying that the boxing world body has gone beyond its "jurisdiction". Sumariwala said that he was not at all concerned with the provisional suspension handed out to him by the...
  • Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA secy Rajeev Mehta October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has said that the move is an insult to the nation. "Handing provisional suspension on chef-de-mission was an insult to...
  • Indian national flag hoisted at Asian Games Village September 18, 2014

    Incheon: The Indian tricolour was on Thursday hoisted at the Asian Games Village in the presence of the ChefdeMission Adille Sumariwala, a day before the opening ceremony of the sporting extravaganza at the main stadium is scheduled to take place. Former sprinter Sumariwala, IOA vicepresident Tarlochan Singh and more than 50...
  • IOC's suspension of IOA is a shortterm problem: Sumariwala December 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Athletics Federation of India president Adille Sumariwala on Wednesday said the IOC's suspension of the IOA is a "shortterm" problem which will be resolved in a couple of months. "This is a shortterm problem. I think the less we debate on this issue the better it is. This is a...
  • Athletics federation not derecognised, says Sports Ministry December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The sports ministry on Monday clarified that they are reviewing all the sports bodies and have not decided to derecognised the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) as opposed to earlier reports. The sports ministry had earlier derecognised the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) and the Archery Association of...