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Thursday, July 18, 2002
Gowda finishes eighth
KINGSTON, JULY 17. Despite reaching a personal best of 19.30 metres, India's Vikas Gowda could only manage to get the eighth place in shot put on the opening day of the ninth World junior athletic championships here on Tuesday. The U.S.-based ...
Soumitra posts upset of the day
BANGALORE, JULY 17. The opening day of the National Youth chess tournament saw the top seeds cruise ahead. The upset of the day was on the sixth board where young Soumitra Majumdar, just 13 years old, defeated Sourabh Kherdekar (Elo rating 2270) ...
Ishwarya Shobana shocks Natarajan
CHENNAI, JULY 17. Unrated former National Under-12 and 14 girls' champion L.Ishwarya Shobana of Salem shocked eleventh seed C.Natarajan of ICF in the Avadi Chess Academy's FIDE-rating tournament that commenced here at the Mayor Radhakrishnan ...
Indians have a good day
ARUNDEL, JULY 17. These are balmy days in the south of England. The gentle breeze floating across the Arundel Castle Cricket Club made for another perfect day for cricket. If the pleasant weather was sufficient inducement for the Indians to ...
A harsh decision
That the International Cricket Council (ICC) rejected the Test captains' demand for a reduction in the number of Tests and ODIs leaves me disappointed. The decision appeared harsh, to say the least. The captains not only represent the ...
Australian coach blamed for defeat
SYDNEY, JULY 17. Soccer Australia (SA) chairman Ian Knop says national coach Frank Farina failed to motivate his players for last Sunday's Oceania Nations Cup final and should stop blaming SA for the 1-0 defeat by New Zealand in Auckland. ...
Netaji humbles AG's Office
CHENNAI, JULY 17. Netaji SC, a team known for its doggedness and attacking instincts, began its CFA senior division super league campaign on an optimistic note humbling the newly crowned league winner AG's Office 2-1 at the SDAT-Nehru Stadium ...
British Open big test for Woods
GULLANE, Scotland, July 17. The possibility of a complete sweep of this year's four major championships by Tiger Woods is the intriguing sub-plot for the 131st British Open, which starts at Muirfield on Thursday. The 26-year-old American is ...
New season tees off today
SRINAGAR, JULY 17. Under the shadows of the seemingly omni-present, gun-trotting uniformed men, the new season of domestic golf tees off with the Royal Springs Open here on Thursday. For the first time in the history of the growing Indian ...
Indian Airlines downs Bengal
CHENNAI, JULY 17. There were few moments of sparkle as two low-key quarterfinals were gone through to give Indian Airlines and Indian Oil Corporation passage into the semifinals of the Madras Cricket Club-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament at ...
Sports : General
CYCLING: BORDEAUX: Lance Armstrong (in picture) says he would love to retire in style in two years time after winning an unprecedented sixth Tour de France. Speaking during the rest day of the Tour de France, Armstrong said ...
Mangalore to host inter-varsity athletics meet
CHENNAI, JULY 17. The Mangalore University will host this year's All-India inter-university athletics meet on December 25. The Madurai-Kamaraj University is conducting the All-India chess tournament for both men and women, on Novermber ...
Sai wins title in Algeria
ALGEIRS, JULY 17. Sai Jayalakshmy won the singles title in the $10,000 ITF women's circuit tennis tournament in Tlemcen here in Algeria last week. The third-seeded Sai defeated the fifth-seeded Elisabeth Bahn of Austria 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 after being ...
Haryana makes a perfect start
NEW DELHI, JULY 17. Haryana made a perfect start as its judokas inched closer to the place in the finals of both the men and women's sections, in the Federation Cup judo team championship at the NDMC Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday. Haryana ...
Trap coach Marcello Dradi sacked?
LAHTI (FINLAND), JULY 17. As thecurtain came down on the 48th World shooting championship here and the ISSF flag handed over to the next host, Zagreb (Croatia), at a brief closing ceremony that was shockingly devoid of shooters, the National ...
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