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by srini
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 177
Views: 13622

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

I am hearing reports that due lockdowns between International borders, anti-doping agencies lost access to athletes whereabouts and testing in regular schedules, so actually postponing the Olympics by almost an year instead of couple of months is a better prospect for spinach free games, but the imp...
by srini
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 177
Views: 13622

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

new Olympics dates have been announced. Postponed by exactly one year, to July 24th 2021.
by srini
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 177
Views: 13622

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

An interesting fact - The Japanese deputy PM says, Olympics has a curse that follows 40 year cycle. In 1940 it got cancelled for World war II , in 1980 Moscow Olympics 60 countries joined USA led boycotting and now it’s again 2020 Tokyo’s time, let’s see what happens! One more co incidence is 1940 O...
by srini
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Boxing Thread
Replies: 963
Views: 111688

Re: Indian Boxing Thread

So, basically we will have about 10+/-1 people at Tokyo in the end for boxing, but about 2 medals are what we should look for. Maybe only 1, but we should be very happy if it is three. Am I right? I think you are about right...but to be more precise you may add that returning with 0 medals is also ...
by srini
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Boxing Thread
Replies: 963
Views: 111688

Re: Indian Boxing Thread

Just using my playbook to analyse past performances in 2016 Olympics boxing to predict outcomes in 2020. In 2016 Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and India qualified 12, 11 and 3 respectively for Rio. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing_at_the_2016_Summer_Olympics_%E2%80%93_Qualification The outcome was Uz...
by srini
Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

Aussies equalize with a penalty corner but the goal was reverted in video referral.... As i type penalty stoke awarded to Aus.Whoooah and the Aussie player misses the stroke.we still lead 2-1
by srini
Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

At Half time India leads Aussies 2-1
by srini
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

Yes inspite of better stats (12 vs 9 shots at goal and 28-19 circle penetrations and almost matching Belgium in ball collection accuracy we lost it 2-3. Saw both yesterday and today match and actually felt we performed better today, we equalized twice almost looked like we were going to equalize thr...
by srini
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

Sreejesh saves the day for India by blocking the PC in the dying minutes. India wins 2-1 but stats heavily skewed against India 6 shots at goal vs 34 by Belgium.. it’s our day I guess
by srini
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

By halftime India was leading 1-0 but Belgium equalised in Q3.India move into 2-1 lead again in Q4 6 minutes play remaining to hold on
by srini
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Cycling Thread ...
Replies: 36
Views: 7073

Re: Indian Cycling Thread ...

More coverage from media outlets like CNN too on Esow! It all seems to fit in now with sports ministry identifying Cycling as one of the prospective medal sports in 2024 and 2028.

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/04/spor ... index.html
by srini
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

When the team was announced for Pro league, we saw comments in this forum blaming selectors for again picking the same old baggage but they played like world beaters here, See this was what i was referring to in one of my earlier posts...I think nothing changed essentially with Indian team but Europ...
by srini
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

It’s again back to 2 goal lead by Q3 end 4-2
by srini
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 3517

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

India ahead with 1-0 with Netherlands in Q1 so far..
by srini
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Volleyball
Replies: 1018
Views: 125459

Re: Indian Volleyball

The Asian qualifier for Olympics kicked off and we lost 1st match with Qatar.Tomorrow , our next match is with South Korea who also lost their opening mach with Australia. https://www.sportskeeda.com/volleyball/2020-men-s-olympic-volleyball-qualifiers-india-begin-campaign-with-three-set-loss-against...