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Saina Nehwal jumps for a smash. Photo: Kumar/Mint<br />

‘I see the medal, and I want it’

8 min read . 11 Sep 2012
Mary Kom is driven by a lifetime of hardship and discontent<br />

Boxing | The kingdom of Queen Mary

7 min read . 11 Sep 2012
An artist’s impression of the International Broadcast Centre. Together with the Main Press Centre, it will be used by around 20,000 broadcasters, photographers and journalists during the London Games. Photo: London 2012<br /> (London 2012)

The hegemony of live video

2 min read . 29 Aug 2012
Team Great Britain celebrate winning the fourth set in the women’s Volleyball preliminary match between against Algeria. Photo: London 2012<br /> (London 2012)
Raghini Rajaram with Danny Boyle.<br /> (Raghini Rajaram with Danny Boyle.)

The swing-out Sister

3 min read . 29 Aug 2012
Chinese pair of Yu Yang (left) and Wang Xiaoli were among the four doubles teams that were disqualified from the London Games after trying to lose matches to receive a more favorable place in the tournament. Photo: London 2012<br /> (London 2012)

Rules are rules, don’t break them

3 min read . 29 Aug 2012
Double gold medallist Mohammed Farah of Great Britain poses with his medals for the 10,000m and 5,000m. Photo: London 2012<br /> (London 2012)
Mary Kom’s (in blue) defeated Maroua Rahali of Tunisia in her quarterfinal match. Photo: Jack Guez/AFP<br /> (Jack Guez/AFP)

Mary assures another medal

3 min read . 29 Aug 2012
But both Chad Le Clos (left) and Evgeny Korotyshkin (riight) touched the wall at the exact same time to tie for silver in the men’s 100m butterfly swimming. Michael Phelps won gold. The bronze was not awarded. Photo: London 2012<br /><br />

Happy to be in the bronze age

3 min read . 28 Aug 2012
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