"Talking about the fiasco ahead of the Games, he said: "No one made an effort to talk to me or Leander. Zero effort was made to get us in a room and solve the issue."
I guess there was no time for this for all the parties - after all TV studios were beckoning. Anyways, you guys are adults, if you felt this way you could have easily done this.
AITA are of course like most bodies in India more about prestige and power rather than anything real. On top this one as I understand is a family affair too. So they are of course easy targets but the Olympic fiasco was yours fully. Can't wiggle out of it, whatever your justifications and rationale.