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by srini
Mon May 10, 2021 6:10 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 239
Views: 20468

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

As our projections for medals may go for a toss as we sill reel from 2nd waves across world, can we guess how Japan will fare on revenue from Olympics? Granted foreign tourists banned and the spectators are not allowed...but aren't the Television broadcast revenues expected to swell due to more numb...
by srini
Wed May 05, 2021 5:05 am
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 5758

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

All hell breaks loose when for the 1st time India start expecting a medal in hockey. All FIH Pro league matches scheduled with India gets postponed while no such hiccups in preparation of the other European teams as their matches go on.This lack of match practice at a critical juncture can take its ...
by srini
Tue May 04, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 239
Views: 20468

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

Indian shooting team to get vaccinated, stay in Croatia and leave to Tokyo directly from there. But having to use chartered flight to travel to any country is a big drain on finances of associations not to mention the danger involved considering how good the maintenance of such flights will be. Hope...
by srini
Tue May 04, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: News Forum
Topic: Imposition of Hindi... Pros/Cons of Diversity
Replies: 48
Views: 1631

Re: Imposition of Hindi... Pros/Cons of Diversity

If not for the dearth of active topics so close to Olympics, i wouldn't have chanced upon this thread. Coming to Pros/Cons of Diversity i would like to give my own personal experience as some one who tasted a bit of both worlds. I came to USA as a Masters student in 2000, stayed there for 10 years a...
by srini
Thu Apr 29, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 239
Views: 20468

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

Indian athletes may not be able to participate in Olympic qualifiers due to flights bans from India. We will start seeing more of this in coming days due to several countries now banning flights from India. https://www.india.com/sports/india-on-verge-of-missing-olympic-qualifier-world-relays-in-pola...
by srini
Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Archery Thread ...
Replies: 404
Views: 60472

Re: Indian Archery Thread ...

The less said and expected from our Arhers, the better. They have disappointed way too many times and their waywardness starts right from the "Ranking rounds" where they manage to stand bottom of the lot and draw the highest ranked opponents right from Round of 16. I would rather be fine with puttin...
by srini
Mon Apr 19, 2021 4:55 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections
Replies: 239
Views: 20468

Re: Tokyo Olympics 2020 projections

Considering the 2nd wave of Corona in India, these projections can go for a toss if some important athletes contract the virus which is very much possible since there are lot of re-infections and infections after vaccine 2nd dose also. It would be really difficult run the training and preparation fo...
by srini
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:45 am
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: FIH Men's Pro League 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 5758

Re: FIH Men's Pro League 2020

Good result! Come 'May', we may know what may be achievable Tokyo में :)
by srini
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 429
Views: 60796

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

Kadian lost to his Iranian opponent in no time!
by srini
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Misc. news about Indian hockey
Replies: 2010
Views: 250000

Re: Misc. news about Indian hockey

Yes. What matters is how we get into groove and prep for the Tokyo in coming days. When Argentina became Olympics Champ in 2016, to my knowledge they were not in the reckoning at the time and they surprised with Gold.
by srini
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 429
Views: 60796

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

In 2016 we got 2 Greco Roman quota through Asian qualifiers (Hardeep reached final and Ravinder Khatri by virtue of his opponent tested positive for a banned substance. Eventually that banned opponent got the decision overturned but Ravinder still kept the quota, so total 3 quota instead of 2 awarde...
by srini
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 429
Views: 60796

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

Lost.Nisha reduced to tears by her Kyrgyzstan opponent who got a far superior leg take down techniques.
by srini
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 429
Views: 60796

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

2 quotas so far :dance: , hopefully Nisha makes it 3 making it a perfect day
by srini
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 429
Views: 60796

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

2 out of our 4 losing semifinalists got a bronze in Greco Roman
by srini
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Indian Wrestling Thread ...
Replies: 429
Views: 60796

Re: Indian Wrestling Thread ...

It will be livestreamed on wrestlingtv with qualification matches starting at 10:30 am IST.

https://wrestlingtv.in/livestream/