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Friday, August 23, 2002
Anil Kumar betters National record
NEW DELHI, AUG. 22.Anil Kumar has bettered the National record in discus throw at an international invitation meet in Szaombathely, Hungary. In the meet held on Wednesday, Anil won with a distance of 62.12 metres, according to information ...
A priceless effort by Dravid
LEEDS, AUG. 22.Rahul Dravid's 12th Test century (110 batting, 16 x 4s) on the first day of the npower third Test against England was a priceless effort. Any batsman who would have shouldered the burden of his team like Hercules on Thursday ...
Digvijay in command
CHENNAI, AUG. 22.There are two ways in which Digvijay Singh could be beaten on Friday in the Colorplus Open golf championship at the Cosmo-TNGF course here. And, neither seems likely. One of his challengers will have to play the sort of golf that ...
Sports : General
Arjuna Awards selection: back to square one?
NEW DELHI, AUG. 22.The Rachna Govil controversy had hit Indian sports in its face last year, leading to a review of the selection procedure for the Arjuna Awards and the reconstitution of the selection panel itself. After a series of meetings ...
Chitra bags gold
NEW DELHI, AUG. 22.Chitra K. won a gold as India collected three medals on the opening day of the three-day Asian age-group aquatic championship at Zhuhai, in China, on Thursday. According to information available with chief coach Mr. K. V. ...
Satheesha Rai stripped of medal
LONDON, AUG 22. Satheesha Rai, one of two Indian weightlifters to test positive for drugs at the Commonwealth Games, has been stripped of the two gold medals and a bronze he won in Manchester. Rai, who featured in the men's 77kg category, ...
Ratiwatana quells Ghouse's challenge
NEW DELHI, AUG. 22. It is tough to play normal tennis after a hard fought win. The second-seeded Mustafa Ghouse was unable to play his best as he went down in straight sets to the 1,015th ranked Sonchat Ratiwatana of Thailand in the quarterfinals ...
India Seniors corners glory
HYDERABAD, AUG. 22. One Indian team ended up with a clean slate and the Sivanthi Gold Cup, along with a cash award of Rs. 1.5 lakhs, while the other squad stumbled on the last hurdle to finish third behind Myanmar on the final day of the fifth ...
Kerala bounces back with a bang
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 22.After its reverses in road races, Kerala bounced back to dominate the track events of the South Zone cycling championships at the LNCPE velodrome, Kariyavattom on Thursday. The host won 10 out of the 12 gold medals ...
Kirubakaran's team in lead
CHENNAI, AUG. 22. Kirubakaran's team of Chennai represented by N.R. Kirpakaramurthy, J.M. Shah, Debshish Roy, Anil Pahadye and B. Prabakar, with 123 VPs out of possible 150 VPs, occupied the top slot at the end of the sixth round of round robin ...
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