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Thursday, February 28, 2002
Vallejo maintains clean slate
LINARES, FEB. 27. Francisco Vallejo of Spain put up a valiant defence against leader Michael Adams as he earned his fourth draw to remain undefeated in the 19th City of Linares Chess Tournament being played here at Hotel Anibal on Tuesday. ...
Sasikiran assured of title
BIKANER, FEB. 27. Twelve-year-old Harika Dronavalli made sure of her maiden Woman International Master norm even as K. Sasikiran ensured the Asian Open chess title at the Laxmi Niwas Palace here on Wednesday. Sasikiran easily drew with Tejas ...
Conditions loaded in favour of India
NEW DELHI, FEB. 27. The administrators want us to believe that Indian cricket is on the right path. It is not. If the team needs to exploit home conditions to the hilt even against a weak opposition like Zimbabwe, it cannot be on the right path. ...
KOLKATA, FEB. 27. Continuing the local dominance, Rafiq Ali carded seven-under 65 to break into the lead with a cumulative of 137 in the second round of the Royal Challenge Grand Prix golf here at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club on Wednesday. ...
India's semifinal hopes evaporate
KUALA LUMPUR, FEB. 27. Weird visions of Willesden, 1986, where India finished last flashed through the mind, not inexplicably perhaps, as the team slid into a valley of despair despite a brief fightback late in the second half to go down to ...
Sports : General
BOXING: EAST RUTHERFORD (New Jersey): The International Boxing Federation has approved a request by heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis to fight ex-champ Mike Tyson in his next fight. Lewis needed permission from the IBF to fight Tyson instead of ...
Rushmi quells Elodie's challenge
NEW DELHI, FEB. 27. Rushmi Chakravarti kept her nerves in check in the climax to script a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Elodie Lebescond of France in the pre-quarterfinals of the Syndicate Bank $25,000 ITF women's circuit tennis tournament at the ...
Railways men, PSCB women take titles
NEW DELHI, FEB. 27. Seventen-year-old Sourav Chakraborty, playing in only his first final, powered the Railways to a stunning 3-2 victory over eight-time champion Petroleum Sports Control Board (PSCB) in the men's final of the 63rd National and ...
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