Athletics body wins Ficci award

The eminent Jury was chaired by Justice (retd) Mukul Mudgal.

Hyderabad: The Athletics Federation of India has been chosen winner of the FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) India Sports Awards 2018 for the category of Best National Sports Federation (NSF). The eminent Jury was chaired by Justice (retd) Mukul Mudgal.

"This is a true recognition of the work done by AFI for growth and development of Sports in the country, under your able leadership. The recent performance of India at world level also reflects the efforts put in by your Federation towards the sport. We are equally happy at this selection and hope this award would motivate AFI and other federations to go further in taking sports to newer heights and get more laurels to the Nation," Pankaj Singh, FICCI sports head wrote to AFI president Adille Sumariwalla.

The India Sports Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday evening at Federation House, New Delhi.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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