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Unfair play?

The London Olympics have been far from smooth. One controversy after the other has dogged the Games right from the word 'go'

Controversies were never going to be a sideshow in the London Olympics which started with an Opening Ceremony that had “Pandemonium” as its first act. An unidentified lady in red gatecrashed into the Indian Olympic contingent’s march past at the Opening Ceremony. This was the “honey trap” (called so because of the lady’s name, Madhura Honey). Soon after came the biases and conspiracies, and along with it the heartbreaks, as London, for Indian boxers especially, turned into Milton’s capital of hell. Eight boxers were touted to create history and ...