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On Shobhaa De's remark: Nobody in India gives a damn about sports barring Olympics, says Heena Sidhu

Reacting to De's tweet, Sidhu, who failed to win a medal at Rio despite participating in two events, said that she would want experts to talk about India's performances.

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 14:22
On Shobhaa De's remark: Nobody in India gives a damn about sports barring Olympics, says Heena Sidhu
Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Soon after noted Indian author Shobhaa De posted a tweet mocking Indian athletes' performances in Rio Olympics, shooter Heena Sidhu slammed it saying that nobo.

Speaking to CNN News 18, Sidhu said that nobody in India cares about Indian sportspersons and it's only during the Olympics that they start to show some interest.

Reacting to De's tweet, Sidhu, who failed to win a medal at Rio despite participating in two events, said that she would want experts to talk about India's performances.

"I would want experts to comment, not people who are two months bubbles," she said.

Soon after Indian men's hockey team lost their second match 2-3 to Germany, here is what De tweeted.

Replying on behalf of Indian contingent, here is show Sidhu expressed her views in a series of tweets.

 

 

 

 

First Published: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 13:07

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