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Friday, September 06, 2002
Relief for some, suspense for others
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 5.The wait is over for those who have made it into the Government-approved list of participants for the Busan Asian Games; the suspense continues for those who are on the fringe of qualification and those who might just get in on ...
Torch heads for Busan
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 5. Legendary high-hurdler Gurbachan Singh Randhawa and Olympic bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari launched a torch relay at the National Stadium, marking the countdown for the 14th Asian Games to be held in Busan, South ...
Pratibha snatches lead
PUNE, SEPT. 5. After being well-placed for the better part of her match against Y. Pratibha, overnight leader M. Saimeera wilted under time-pressure and found herself displaced at the top after six rounds of the National women's `B' chess ...
Vaughan continues to torment India
LONDON, SEPT. 5. Michael Vaughan is turning out to be a batting giant for England. Picking up literally from scratch after his fifth ball dismissal in the first innings of the Lord's Test in the last week of July, Vaughan has dwarfed every other ...
Kenya makes Australia sweat it out
NAIROBI, SEPT. 5. Australia laboured to a five-wicket victory over Kenya in the sixth and final preliminary one-day cricket international in the PSO Tri-Nations tournament today. Chasing 205, Australia reached the target in the 50th over with ...
Mukesh keeps his lead
CHENNAI, SEPT. 5. On a course that is drying slowly, things are hotting up rather quickly in the Rs.7-lakh The Hindu Open golf tournament at the Cosmo-TNGF course. And the last two rounds should see some wonderfully competitive golf as ...
Germany enters final; India outplays Pakistan
COLOGNE, SEPT. 5. In what can be described as a pale shadow of the World championship final not long ago at Kuala Lumpur, Germany, palpably phlegmatic and pathetically inefficient, managed to snatch a win seconds before the hooter to deny ...
Racing : Motor
Caldarola thirsting to win
OBIHIRO (JAPAN), SEPT. 5.For Italian Nico Caldarola, the thirst to win his maiden Group N title, and if possible the overall crown, in this year's Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) is what is keeping him going. And it is this that has seen ...
Venus too hot for Seles to handle
NEW YORK. Sept. 5. Venus Williams reduced her U.S. Open quarterfinal against Monica Seles to something akin to an instructional video. The two-time defending champion simply had too much in every department and beat fellow American Seles 6-2, 6-3 ...
Gallant fightback by Vinod
CHENNAI, SEPT. 5.Temperament is a two-edged sword. As long as it is kept within `acceptable' limits, it helps one to get fired up. But once it boils over, the repercussions can be serious. Viktor Bruthans found this out much to his dismay in his ...
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