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President Putin also plays badminton

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by beebubaby, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. beebubaby

    beebubaby Regular Member

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    From Getty Images - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (L) and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin(R), accompanied by a dog, played badminton at the presidential residence in Sochi.
     

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    nice court,it has that feel-at-home ambiance
     
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    Not surprised he plays - he's a pretty active guy. He even released a Judo DVD XD
     
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    I think Putin is much better than Medvedev. Maybe he is going to do a backhand smash...
     
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    A badminton court with a view on the side. What a concept.
     
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    ya, first indoor court with natural lighting i have seen so far
     
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    haha i like how the dog has a "wtf is that" loook in the first pic
    glad to see even the leaders of the nations play sports/badminton
     
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    where is the option to email the author of that article... he/she needs to get out of the gutter and go watch some youtube..
     
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    I'm surprised he's not topless and strangling a tiger with his free hand. ;)
     
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    Screw the writer or that article. "Has somebody told Mr Putin that badmin is not very macho?.......Now Russian PM Vladimir Putin, who likes to bill himself as a macho tough guy, has been showing off his skills in that most genteel of sports – badminton"

    WE all at BC forums should write a hate-mail to the writer.

    "Do you know badminton is the fastest sport in the world? Only comparable to speeds of Formula 1 racing? Please research your topics before you write stupid-false headlines."
     
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    i am not really know what "macho" means?
    does it mean;
    1. sending nuclear bomb to the writer?
    2. put a 0.45 bullet into the writer's head?
    3. land a 12lbs sledgehammer onto the writer's leg?
    4. send 12 BCers to kick boxing the writer?
    Julian?
     
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    Is he using yonex? It could be Yonex's new sponsor player heheeheheh lol
     
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    woot... this is interesting... maybe Li Ning is trying to get PROMOTION to another LEVEL!

    Yonex might get 0bama hit a shutle o 2
     
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    This view looks even better than the first one. Maybe the rich and famous will gravitate toward badminton more with facilities like this. And BCer can vacation in luxurious baddy resort one day, great views beside the court, with message and spa to pamper the wife or after a hard game.

     
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    Makes sense in Russia. Better than playing tennis in winter.
     
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    any of u thought bout leaving julian gavaghan of the daily mail a comment on his article? perhaps he can tell us why badminton is not macho and a genteel sport.
     

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