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by shibi
Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Athletics Thread ...
Replies: 1446
Views: 182728

Re: Indian Athletics Thread ...

But his luck ran out.
I think 'luck' is the right word. I have always felt that the judging in walking is quite subjective.
by shibi
Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Athletics Thread ...
Replies: 1446
Views: 182728

Re: Indian Athletics Thread ...

True. I was going to write the same thing.
by shibi
Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Maybe he was resigned to the fact that the Japanese was better, having lost to him at the Worlds.
by shibi
Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Didn't appear that Sushil tried hard in the final- seemed like a half hearted attempt. Maybe he was too tired. Congrats for the Silver.
by shibi
Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Seems Sushil is a great fan of Mike Tyson.
by shibi
Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Congrats Sushil. Need the yellow metal.
by shibi
Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Congrats Yogeswar :bounce:
by shibi
Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Hockey at the London Olympics, 2012
Replies: 300
Views: 37382

Re: Hockey at the London Olympics, 2012

jayakris wrote: Isn't it 1885-1976? Jay
1976 marks the year the terminal illness became evident but managed (though barely) to survive till now.
by shibi
Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Hockey at the London Olympics, 2012
Replies: 300
Views: 37382

Re: Hockey at the London Olympics, 2012

Indian Hockey 1885-2012 RIP
by shibi
Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Pretty decent run by Tintu. I think she is learning and hope to see her improve.
by shibi
Thu Aug 09, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

It was a huge win. Nicola is a much improved boxer.
by shibi
Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Unless one is a great sprinter in the home straight, it is quite difficult to escape from boxed in situations. It needs quick thinking and the ability to make changes to plan. Tintu lacks international exposure and isn't a good finisher. Cant blame her for making the mistake of running the extra dis...
by shibi
Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:09 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

With so many controversial decisions, they should seriously think about a revamp of the scoring system in boxing. The old scoring system was much better and had the exciting element of seeing the scoreboard tick up during bouts. While it may not be fully practical, it is time to start thinking about...
by shibi
Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Yes, by other languages, I meant whatever language that the earliest westerners arrived in Kerala spoke (Portugese) who in turn got those names from the root (hebrew or greek). I guess you are assuming that Christianity in Kerala has western origin, which is incorrect. Actually, it has eastern (mid...
by shibi
Tue Aug 07, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: 2012 Summer olympics
Replies: 2494
Views: 236252

Re: 2012 Summer olympics

Saw his third attempt and it wasn't even attempt- just ran through. Stupid guy, he should be ashamed of himself. He is a perpetual cheat.