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Friday, January 17, 2003
Billiards & Snooker
Alok's consistency to the fore
JAMMU, JAN. 16. Snooker is his first preference. But, of late, Alok Kumar has had some noteworthy results in billiards too. As if to emphasise this point, Alok regained the senior National billiards title after a gap of three years. In what ...
BSFI-Players' Association strike a deal
JAMMU, JAN. 16. The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) and the Players' Association struck a compromise formula to decide the Indian team for international tournaments, here on Wednesday. The top four of the Jammu National and ...
Polgar stuns Karpov, goes into lead
WIJK AAN ZEE, JAN. 16.Hungary's Judit Polgar scored her first victory in classical chess over former king of world chess, Anatoly Karpov of Russia to move into sole lead, with 3 points, in the 65th Corus chess tournament, after four rounds, here ...
Lehmann's racial outburst pushes Australia's victory to the background
ADELAIDE, JAN. 16.Australia's Darren Lehmann has been charged with racial abuse by Malcolm Speed, chief executive of the International Cricket Council, only hours after an apology appeared to have resulted in a lenient punishment from match ...
North clinches Deodhar Trophy
CHENNAI, JAN. 16.North's hunger for success saw the side defend 224 and win its crucial final league contest against reigning champion South by 25 runs in the inter-zonal limited-overs championship at the Chidambaram Stadium, here on ...
Enigmatic Safin at his characteristic best
MELBOURNE, JAN. 16. He seems to have stepped straight out of the pages of a Fyodor Dostoevsky novel. He is a creator and also a destroyer, hero and villain. In him reside, like constantly warring neighbours, blindingly brilliant light and utter ...
Sweet revenge for Mankad
NEW DELHI, JAN. 16. Harsh Mankad scored a revenge victory over Todor Enev of Bulgaria to move into the semifinals of the $10,000 ITF Futures tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex here on Thursday. On a gloomy morning, when fog had reduced ...
Maiden title for Indu
PUNE, JAN. 16.PSPB's N.R. Indu shrugged off the `under-achiever' tag by winning the women's title in the 64th senior National table tennis championships on her second attempt after beating India No. 2 and team-mate Mouma Das 11-9, 7-11, 11-1, ...
Madras makes a clean sweep
MADURAI, JAN. 16. Madras retained all the eight titles at stake in the Ellis Table Tennis Coaching Academy Tamil Nadu State inter-district championships at the Vikaasa School Complex here on Thursday. There was little opposition for the Madras ...
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