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Re: Will India win a medal this Olympics ?



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no ksir, we hv the and hte talent too, but it is utilised for finding the
means
of how to earn money thru other means like matchfixing and bookies!!!!
ask any player and they will tell u this!!!
and yeah about work is workship, yeah abt this ask any govt employee mand they
will tell u how to make that posible, by taking things under the table!!!
v Indians have these extra curicular talents in abundance!!!

Ravin
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From: <Naveenkj@aol.com>
To: <debate@indiapolicy.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 6:48 PM
Subject: Re: Will India win a medal this Olympics ?


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In a message dated 08/15/2000 4:35:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
arun_pn@email.com writes:

<< I would like to know your views on whether India will win a gold medal (or
 atleast a medal) in the forthcoming Sydney olympics.
 I dream of a day when India reaches the top in the medal list , but alas i
 think it will remain a dream this olympics also.
 Why? Why is this nation with a 100 crore population unable to find even a
 single medal winner? Is it due to a dearth of talent in India ? Are we so
 bad? Or do we believe that only work is worship ?
 Or are we simply uninterested? And why do a majority of sports persons leave
 the field after they have got a  job? >>

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Maybe because the games in olympics are not native to India.  and there are
tons of other reasons, like avg. calorie intake, the kind of diet, the
cultural trend than frowns on their children motivated towards sports.  But
whatever the reasons are .... why do you care if India wins in olympics?  WHy
is it so imporant for us to achieve the heights of sports, entertainment,
work, designed and constructed by the white man?  Maybe the real problem is
in our thinking... in our strives for a success in a world not designed for
us to be successful!

peace

Naveen


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