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Shining start to tennis’ grand slam calendar

A grand slam finale that wasn’t supposed to be dramatic turned out to be one of the most memorable in recent history with Stan Wawrinka becoming the first man in 21 years to beat the No. 1 and No. 2  ranked players en route to a Grand Slam title. Wawrinka had never taken a set off against the Rafael in ...

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The “May I help you?” species

At every official or administrative or event location ever created, there is always an Information Desk which is likely to be the most interesting part of the experience. Sometimes the Information Desk is an Information Counter, or Office, usually more of an Information Half-Cubicle. The theoretical point of the Information Desk is to answer your queries about things, usually with ...

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ENTHUSIA, VJTI, Mumbai Jan 9-16, 2014

VJTI is one of the oldest engineering colleges in India, ranked #22 in the list of Best engineering colleges. VJTI boasts a sprawling 16 acre campus located in the heart of the city, in Matunga (E), with their own cricket ground, football ground, basketball court, clay tennis courts as well as a recreation centre. ENTHUSIA: Sports build character and have ...

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UDGHOSH, Sports Fest at IIT Kanpur, 26-29 Sep.

UDGHOSH is the inter-collegiate sports festival of IIT Kanpur. UDGHOSH offers a platform for students from all over India to showcase their talent and compete with the best upcoming sport persons in the country in a highly charged and competitive ambiance. To provide talent the right push forward with elements of inspiration UDGHOSH also plays host to some of the ...

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Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay, Lance Armstrong…should they all be banned?

Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay, Lance Armstrong, caught, banned. Really the question is; To dope or not to dope? People have been saying “allow performance enhancement under supervision” and “within limits”. Enhancement products like blood supplements, and enhancers of which Lance Armstrong was found guilty. Lance Armstrong was stripped off his medals in cycling. But what about the other cyclists? “Armstrong ...

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India needs a new mascot for sports

Suresh Kalmadi is totally unfazed – he is contesting for the post of the chief of Asian Athletics Association, i.e he will be representing India! The Kalmadi corruption case was a symbol of bungling and every thing that is wrong with India. Probably he has thought that people have forgotten and moved on. The reality is that Kalmadi still enjoys ...

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Unofficial Prospectus: National University of Singapore

After four years of blissful inactivity, I graduated from the National University of Singapore last year. I guess that makes me an old bozo on this forum, but the campus is special enough for me to disregard this minor (?!) drawback. Situated on the West Coast of Singapore, NUS offers something for every degenerate. Canteen Since the whole university is ...

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