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Tuesday, April 09, 2002
Billiards & Snooker
Manan Chandra records day's best break
KOLKATA, APRIL 8.The top Indians Manan Chandra and Pankaj Advani recorded facile wins in their preliminary group league matches to make a confident beginning for the host in the fourth Asian under-21 snooker, which got underway here at the ...
Leko takes UAE Grand Prix title
CHENNAI, APRIL 8: Peter Leko of Hungary defeated Alexander Grischuk of Russia, 3-2, in the sudden death tiebreak game to win the inaugural UAE Grand Prix chess tournament in Dubai on Monday. Leko, from Szeged, in Hungary, played cautiously in the ...
Harika needs a sponsor
HYDERABAD, APRIL 8 Twelve-year-old Dronavalli Harika has done it again. The rising star on the chess horizon, incidentally from the Vijayawada-Guntur belt like the famous duo of Pentyala Harikrishna and Koneru Humpy, has a hectic schedule ahead ...
The man on the street here still swears by his team
GEORGETOWN, APRIL 8. There are quite a few similarities in the Indian and West Indian cricket structure. The most striking is the fact that both are searching for a combination that could transform the image of their teams when playing overseas. ...
GEORGETOWN, APRIL 8. Yet another shoulder injury to a key player came to haunt the Indian dressing room with Harbhajan Singh joining the list of players afflicted by this dreadful injury that had hit seniors like Javagal Srinath, Rahul Dravid ...
WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN
He was a physically challenged person and yet made a virtue of this adversity to become one of the greatest footballers to come from Brazil, next only to Pele. That was Garrincha (real name Manuel Dos Santos Francisco), also known as the `Little ...
Racing : Motor
Naren, Arjun for Asia Pacific
BANGALORE, APRIL 8. B.R.Naren Kumar, the Asian Zone champion, along with his MRF team-mate, Arjun Balu will participate in the first round of Asia Pacific Zone Rally championship, scheduled to be held in Canberra, Australia from May 3 to 5. Ram ...
Sports : General
* ATHLETICS: CARLSBAD (California): American Deena Drossin won the women's division of the Carlsbad 5000 road race on Sunday in a world road race record time of 14 minutes, 54 seconds. Sammy Kipketer of Kenya won the ...
India finishes second to Singapore
KOLKATA, APRIL 8. India came up with best performance in an international event winning the second position in the team championship with three golds, two silvers and one bronze to remain close behind champion Singapore in the second Commonwealth ...
Peirsol powers his way to two world records
MOSCOW, APRIL 9.Two Americans, Lindsay Benko and Aaron Peirsol, set three short-course world records on Sunday at the World swimming championships, with Benko winning the women's 200m freestyle and Peirsol taking the 200m backstroke and ...
Sumit wins East Asian tourney
NEW DELHI, APRIL 8. Sumit Prakash Gupta continued with his fine run and clinched the singles title in the ITF East Asian under-14 tennis tournament in Jakarta last week. The 13-year-old Sumit had won two singles titles in the ITF South and ...
France, U.S and Argentina in semifinals
LONDON, APRIL 8.Fabrice Santoro outlasted Bohdan Ulihrach in a five-set final match on Sunday to put defending champion France into the semifinal of the Davis Cup. After Jiri Novak had followed up his victory over Nicolas Escude with a 3-6, ...
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