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Olympics: The India Story
Boria Majumdar & Nalin Mehta | Harper Sport | Rs 499

“If India fails to take advantage of the fertile condition created by Beijing and its aftermath, its lasting legacy will have been confined to sports history books by the end of London 2012,” say the authors in this revised and updated paperback edition on India’s historical tryst with Olympics. This warning may sound ominous, but don’t lose heart, in a chapter especially added for 2012 London Games titled “Will the turnaround finally happen?” the authors also predict that India can for the first time realistically expect 7 medals at the Games. This book was first published in 2008 in the run up to Beijing Games.

(The above review appeared in the Saturday edition of the Mail Today, New Delhi dated 28 July 2012)

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