A de O Sales (right) with former SDB chairman David Gledhill during a 1994 Commonwealth Games send-off function. Photo: SCMP

‘What can I do, shoot him?’ – the late A de O Sales was a bureaucrat with a sharp wit and respected by his subordinates

  • As Commonwealth Games Federation president, Sales had international media in fits of laughter with his straight-faced banter
  • Sales exuded an air of authority with those working for him ensuring they would never fall out of line
Topic |   Obituaries
A de O Sales (right) with former SDB chairman David Gledhill during a 1994 Commonwealth Games send-off function. Photo: SCMP
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