04 October 2009

Rio will save Nepal some blushes

Seven years is a very long time, but the current trajectory of Nepali sports suggests that we will not be any further along than we currently are in our sporting prowess and administration. Therefore, the selection of Rio de Janeiro as the host city for the 2016 Olympic Games is great news for Nepal - as it is the only one out of the four candidate cities (Chicago, Tokyo and Madrid were the others) where our athletes will probably not be tempted to runaway and seek employment at a local gas station.