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by srini
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Tokyo Olympic 2020 - Hockey
Replies: 93
Views: 8869

Re: Tokyo Olympic 2020 qualification

RohitG wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:25 pm I am undecided on whom to root for between Britain and Malaysia. Malaysia are a bogey team but Britain has the prowess to beat us in the tournament.
My choice is clear when it comes to choosing between an Asain nation and the piddly island. Go Malaysia gooo !
by srini
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Tokyo Olympic 2020 - Hockey
Replies: 93
Views: 8869

Re: Tokyo Olympic 2020 qualification

Its only 2 minutes in Q1 and US women lead 2-0.Its 3-0 now
by srini
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Shooting thread
Replies: 1050
Views: 122018

Re: Indian Shooting thread

Asian Championships which is the last Olympic qualifying event, will start from Nov 3rd and will award 3 quotas in each event. As the quality of participating athletes is not expected to be at same level as in world cups, and most of the quality competitors from China already having achieved the quo...
by srini
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Tokyo Olympic 2020 - Hockey
Replies: 93
Views: 8869

Re: Tokyo Olympic 2020 qualification

Indian eves lead 3-0 Vs USA in the qualifiers 1st match in Q3. :bounce:
As i was typing another field goal...its raining goals 4-0 now.
by srini
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: The Badminton Forum
Topic: Denmark Open/ French open 2019 (BWF Super 750)/ Saar Lor Lux Open- Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 4205

Re: Denmark Open/ French open 2019 (BWF Super 750)

Lost 21-18 21-16. Inspite of that, considering Ranki/ Shetty are in their break out year and still very young, we can consider them Tokyo prospects
by srini
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Badminton Forum
Topic: Denmark Open/ French open 2019 (BWF Super 750)/ Saar Lor Lux Open- Germany
Replies: 43
Views: 4205

Re: Denmark Open/ French open 2019 (BWF Super 750)

Yes if they win title here, they make claim for “ Could win with some luck” category of our predictions
by srini
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Boxing Thread
Replies: 964
Views: 120263

Re: Indian Boxing Thread

Just winning 3 bronze, doesn't give me enough hope in women's boxing. We will get some tough draw always in Olympics and manage to lose.It will be zero medals in women's boxing.
by srini
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Boxing Thread
Replies: 964
Views: 120263

Re: Indian Boxing Thread

Being the doubting Thomas that i am, i think may be we didn't send the best athlete in 51 Kg. Mary Kom asked the WFI to skip trials and and just told them to select her for the world Championship and they obliged her. She was supposed to have contest with Nikhat Zareen in trials. Why did she skip tr...
by srini
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Misc. news about Indian hockey
Replies: 1982
Views: 233700

Re: Misc. news about Indian hockey

Our results in Belgium are encouraging, and may be we are playing at Tier 1 level rather than tier 2 as was thought earlier. This is probably not because of us making any great strides but the European teams sliding may be due to funding issues. Economy does play some role in development of sports, ...
by srini
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Athletics Thread ...
Replies: 1451
Views: 191170

Re: Indian Athletics Thread ...

Whom to watch out for ? Sreeshankar in Long jump ? Can't really name anyone we can even hope for finals. Himadas has back injury so not competing in 400m run but okay to run the relay...how so, convince me please!!I I think she is doing everything in her capacity to become another mediocre athlete w...
by srini
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 190
Views: 16643

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

I shake with trepidation as i ask this...Cccaaan Wwwee bee seeeinggg thaa Fffirst Mmmultiple Mmedalist from India in 2020 Ooolympics ? I know we haven't talked about the possibility yet, but looking at the worldcups in shooting, can we rule out such a possibility ? Our nation being one of the few wi...
by srini
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 397
Views: 56515

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

This article says Deepak opted out of finals due to injury. Is that true?
http://www.newsonair.com/Main-News-Deta ... ?id=371881
by srini
Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Volleyball
Replies: 1018
Views: 133657

Re: Indian Volleyball

Pak could pull a set from China, for us it was a straight 0-3 defeat with China. Doesn’t auger well.Are Pak that good in Volleyball now?
by srini
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 397
Views: 56515

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

Do we have any contenders in higher weight categories in Men’s freestyle?
by srini
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 190
Views: 16643

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

Is technique change an euphemism for spinach now? Any Euphemism chosen should also be able to convey other things we want to know.If we use spinach as euphemism then we can say whether spinach was home grown, imported from east Europe or if performance is low due to scarcity of spinach etc. Techniq...