Monthly Archives: December 2008

On the sidelines of the Paralympics

The Asian Paralympic event was on at the stadium. I’d missed it the last time it was in Bangalore. This time I was keen to see how the disabled play badminton. I was taken by surprise. Some of the athletes are extremely fit and strong, and — but for their disability — would have been extremely competitive players. Continue reading

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Saina cracks top-10!

Saina Nehwal achieved her target for the year in the very last month, cracking the top-10 for the first time. The Times of India had this report: “So when she walked into the P Gopichand Badminton Academy in the evening, … Continue reading

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