Monthly Archives: August 2008


SATURDAY morning, so the courts were empty. Ruth was sitting by with headphones and I struck up a chat with her, she said she was about to leave for New Zealand. Soon, Tom John and Prakash Jolly come by. Tom’s … Continue reading

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Looking beyond the Chinese wall

The big question to all badminton followers is this: having invested so much for Beijing, how will the Chinese management react in the event of a failing? That answer could decide the course of world badminton. Continue reading

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The Dragon arrives

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Beijing beckons

BEIJING is coming up, and Anup Sridhar, India’s highest ranked badminton player, is looking strong and confident. The long sessions with personal coach Tom John are showing — he has added upper body muscle, and that old swagger of his … Continue reading

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