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At the International Telecommunication Union's quadrennial Plenipotentiary congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, bureaucratic posturing is as endemic as one might expect for such a creaky, hide-bound United Nations agency. Take, for example, the style of debate — if, indeed, the word "debate" can be properly applied to the florid …

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Just offering a thought that Kabbaddi is actually quite popular in India as well. Calling it a Pakistani sport would be bracketing it too narrowly.

On the other hand, the image of middle-aged men playing kabbaddi made me run for my mind-bleach.

I, for one, welcome our kabbaddi playing, chairman hailing, ITU permanent representative overlords.

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Kabaddi...Kabaddi...Kabaddi...Kabaddi...

Unless the author was watching some highly-customised-for-BBC version, the description of Kabaddi gameplay is completely wrong...

Wikipedia has the correct one...

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