Adille Sumariwalla

Indian track and field athletes will bag more medals than previous Asian Games

At Incheon, Indian track and field athletes had won 13 medals including two gold out of the country's total haul of 57 medals.

Jun 26, 2018, 19:35 PM IST

Indian Olympians recall universal values on Olympic Day

Olympian sprinter and OAI treasurer Adille Sumariwalla said: "Olympians deserve recognition, respect and dignity. They are role models and assets for our nation.

Jun 23, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

US Embassy plays spoilsport, puts India's IAAF World Relays participation in jeopardy

Besides regular 4x400m and 4x100m relay events, the World Relays programme will also feature 4x200m and 4x800m relays in both men and women's categories.

Apr 19, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

AFI asks IAAF for Olympics wild card for javelin prodigy Neeraj Chopra

The 18-year-old Haryana lad Chopra became the first ever Indian to hold a world record in athletics (junior or senior).

Jul 24, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

Vikas Gowda suffers injury, his Rio Olympics participation subject to fitness

Gowda's father had informed the federation that Gowda has suffered a "minor" shoulder injury. 

Jul 12, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla elected IAAF Council member

Athletics Federation of India President Adille Sumariwalla was on Wednesday elected as one of the members of the prestigious Council of the IAAF, the global governing body of the sport, in its polls held here.

Aug 19, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

AFI chief Sumariwalla elected IAAF Council member

Athletics Federation of India President Adille Sumariwalla was on Wednesday elected as one of the members of the prestigious Council of the IAAF, the global governing body of the sport, in its polls held here.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Requested SAI to let Dutee Chand join the national camp: AFI President

 The president of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Adille Sumariwalla on Wednesday said that the Federation has already requested Sports Authority of India (SAI) to allow Dutee Chand join the Senior national camp.

Jul 29, 2015, 22:23 PM IST

Ministry set to proceed for Yuri Ogorodnik's visa formalities: AFI

The uncertainty over the appointment of dope-tainted Ukrainian coach Yuri Ogorodnik is likely to be over as the Sports Ministry is set to proceed towards procuring his visa for his arrival in the country, according to a top Athletics Federation of India official.

Jun 25, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

Mumbai Marathon is selection trial for world championship: AFI

This Sunday's Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon would be the pre-qualification event for the World Championships in August in Beijing, said Athletics Federation of India president Adille Sumariwalla on Friday.

Jan 16, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

Sumariwalla hopes Renjith Maheshwary makes it to Incheon

India's chef de mission and former national men's sprint Adille Sumariwalla is hoping that triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary clears the fitness trials and make it here for the 17th Asian Games, starting tomorrow.

Sep 18, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

AFI president clarifies age criteria confusion

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla Monday clarified that a confusion in the eligibility rules led to the selection of overage athletes for the ongoing second Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China.

Aug 19, 2013, 19:16 PM IST

`The dots in dope case don`t seem to connect`

Former national sprint champion and Olympian Adille Sumariwalla on Friday expressed surprise and scepticism at the dope shame that has enveloped Indian athletics with six athletes flunking the test.

Jul 01, 2011, 22:34 PM IST

`The dots in dope case don`t seem to connect`

Former national sprint champion and Olympian Adille Sumariwalla on Friday expressed surprise and scepticism at the dope shame that has enveloped Indian athletics with six athletes flunking the test.

Jul 01, 2011, 22:34 PM IST