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Wednesday, December 25, 2002
Billiards & Snooker
Vidya has the last laugh
JAMMU, DEC. 24. It was one of those days when the proverbial dark horse was destined to win the race. The odds were staked heavily against Vidya Pillai, but it was the Tamil Nadu model who put her name among the pantheon of women's snooker in ...
Brijesh shocks Aditya
JAMMU, DEC. 24. Snooker exponent Brijesh Damani bested the fourth seed Aditya Mehta and made it to the quarterfinal round of the junior National billiards championship at the Hari Niwas Palace here on Tuesday. Bengal cueist Damani relied on his ...
Chaos prevails at National children's tourney
KOLKATA, DEC. 24.The 16th edition of the National children's chess for under-13 and under-11 categories saw chaos and confusion reign supreme in the opening rounds as the premier sub-junior tournament got underway at the Salt Lake Stadium here on ...
Srinath, Kumble determined to bring back World Cup
AUCKLAND, DEC. 24. Even as the Indians sweat it out in the nets outside the Eden Park Stadium, here, on Tuesday, a suburban train streaks past us on a nearby track. For the train and its passengers, it's another journey, another destination. ...
ICC-BCCI heading for another showdown
KOLKATA, DEC. 24. The International Cricket Council and the Indian Cricket Board are headed for another showdown over the contentious players' contract issue as the Special General Body of BCCI meets here on Wednesday amidst indications that it ...
Bengal, Manipur enter semifinals
NEYVELI, DEC. 24. The defending champion, Bengal qualified for the semifinals of the NLC-National sub junior (under-16) football championship crushing Goa 5-2 in the last match of the four-team group A league at the Bharathi Stadium here on ...
Yakubu's goal grounds HAL
MARGAO, DEC. 24. Striker Yusif Yakubu's first half strike guided Churchill Brothers to its third successive win as it managed to ward off a stiff challenge in the second half to down HAL 1-0 in the eighth round of the National Football League at ...
India should play more matches in Europe
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. Persistant reports in the Pakistani media of an impending hockey series with India in a neutral venue do not correspond with the thinking of the officials here. In fact, there is a note of surprise that everything is being ...
Sports : General
OCA gets advisory from IOC on Sunita doping case
NEW DELHI, DEC. 24. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has received the advisory on the Sunita Rani doping case from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) suggesting that it should not proceed further in the matter because of the ...
Nitin, Vinod, Ajay and Harsh in last four
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. Nitin Kirtane meets Ajay Ramaswami and Harsh Mankad takes on Vinod Sridhar in the semifinals of the Indian Oil Servo all-India invitation tennis tournament. In the quarterfinals at the Krishnan Tennis Centre, here, on Tuesday, ...
Leander confirms Tata Open participation
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. Leander Paes, who was offered the third wild card into the singles draw of the Tata Open 2003, to be held here between Dec. 30 and Jan. 5, has confirmed participation. This is the first time in the history of the tournament ...
Good day for N.E. States
CHENNAI, DEC. 24.North Eastern States are generally known to be good at boxing, weightlifting and football. But the growth of table tennis has not been in keeping with the strides of the other sports. Lack of club culture, paucity of ...
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