With the biggest contingent ever, can India better Olymics record in London?

first_imgWith the London Olympics being just 50 days away, the preparation for the biggest sporting carnival has now entered its final leg with athletes from all across the globe getting geared up for the extravaganza. India would be sending their biggest contingent ever hoping to improve their medal haul from one gold and two bronze medals at the 2008 Beijing Games. Shooting, boxing and wrestling would once again be the top medal prospect sports for India with the likes of Abhinav Bindra, Ronjan Sodhi, Sushil Kumar and Suranjoy Singh emerging as the top contenders. The Indian hockey team, after their decent showing of late, would be in the reckoning for an Olympic medal too. Also, the current form of Mahesh Bhupathi, Sania Mirza and Leander Paes has certainly raised hopes for an Olympic medal in tennis. Not to forget India’s badminton sensation Saina Nehwal, who is capable of upsetting any shuttler, and doubles partners Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa who have won several medals since they teamed up. Headlines Today was the first to start the Olympic build up. It brings a special show — Game For Gold — that would take the viewers closer to the athletes talking about their preparations.last_img read more