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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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Michelle Obama to headline childhood-obesity summit

Saturday - Feb 09, 2013, 06:30pm (GMT+5.5)
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Washington - First lady Michelle Obama is going to be the keynote speaker at a childhood-obesity summit next month at George Washington University.

Obama is the honorary chair of The Partnership for a Healthier America, which is putting on the summit from March 6 – 8, Politico reported.

“This two-day conference will bring together philanthropic, government, academia and private sector leaders to discuss real solutions to ending America’s childhood obesity crisis,” the partnership said in a statement.





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