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Old 13th February 2010, 14:06   #1
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Default Indian Olympic team get donated uniforms in Winter Olympics

Yes - Donated, they didnt have their own, the only country. How did this happen?

BBC News - Indian Olympic team get donated uniforms in Vancouver

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"My first reaction was, you're kidding me. They're from India, the land of clothing, and they have no clothes to wear? But that's just how it is in Third World countries"


And how come NDTV and TOI not publish this news instead of SRK crap 24 hours?

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And this is the same 'Indian Olympic Association' that is responsible for the 2011 Indian F1 project?
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Yes - Donated, they didnt have their own, the only country. How did this happen?
Well technically they had their clothes, but the issue was that it was mismatched and had they worn those clothes for the opening ceremony it would have embarrassed everyone . Here is the story from the official news network:

Bobsleigh News - 2010 Winter Olympics - CTV Olympics

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And this is the same 'Indian Olympic Association' that is responsible for the 2011 Indian F1 project?
It is also the association that is responsible for the Commonwealth games fiasco. We need Lalit Mody in IOA before it becomes a national embarrassment .

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What do you expect from our Olympic community? Do you honestly believe that they have lakhs of rupees to spend on sport that does not exist in India?

They don't have money to support athletes from sports that DO exist in India.

I wish the Indian winter olympics team luck and am happy for them and the support they have received.

Actually THAT's how it is in third-world countries. People support each other.
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On the flipside, an Indian sportsman, Leander Paes makes a donation to quake ravaged Haiti. India is a strange country.
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