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Seemingly unfazed at being ousted from the Asian Athletics Association, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Monday said losing the presidential re-election bid to Qatar’s Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad has actually given him a chance to work at the “grassroots” level.
“I have no issues today and I congratulate Mr Al-Hamad for being elected as President. I am rather relieved that I will be able to work at the grassroots level in athletics,” Mr. Kalmadi said after losing the vote during the ongoing AAA Congress in Pune.

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Bush fears being beaten on mountain bike ride by a one legged veteran

Wednesday - Apr 11, 2012, 07:03pm (GMT+5.5)
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Washington - Former US President George Bush has said that he hosts mountain biking and golf outings for veterans because he likes to keep in contact with troops.

However, the former commander in chief revealed that he doesn’t always hold his own against the war heroes.

“You know, I love to mountain bike ride,” the LA Times quoted him as saying when he was talking about his outings.

“What I don’t like to do is be beaten on a mountain bike ride by a one-legged veteran, but it’s likely to happen,” he added.

He shared this while addressing the Tax Policies for Growth conference, an event dedicated to discussing a Bush Institute project to promote policies aimed at achieving sustainable annual growth of 4

percent. That goal is the topic of a new book published by the institute.





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