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Sunday, April 18, 2004
Tamper not with specialist spot
India's cricket selectors, and presumably Ganguly himself, took a huge gamble with the team that they took into the final Test with Pakistan last week. By opting to leave a specialist opener out of the team to find room for the return of Ganguly ...
The heroes have landed
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17. Ironical as it may sound, after delighting millions of their supporters in the past five weeks, the victorious Indian cricket team disappointed thousands of those present at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on ...
Winning is a habit, says Ganguly
RAWALPINDI, APRIL 17. The morning after a memorable triumph is always special. The sweet memories of the day gone by are still fresh and a sense of achievement invariably puts a smile on the faces of the players. The Indian cricketers were ...
Manisha in Fed Cup team
NEW DELHI, APRIL 17. Manisha Malhotra has been drafted into the Indian Fed Cup team for the Asia-Oceania group I tennis tournament to be played on a league-cum-knock-out format at the DLTA Complex here from April 19. The 27-year-old Manisha has ...
Roddick has it tough
HOUSTON, APRIL 17. Top-seeded Andy Roddick lost his serve early but finally overcame the drop-shot tactics of Jurgen Melzer for a 7-5, 7-6(5) quarterfinal victory on Friday in the U.S. men's clay court championships. Melzer fought off five ...
India beats South Africa
CANBERRA, APRIL 17. Gagan Ajit Singh and Deepak Thakur scored two goals each as India came from 4-2 down in the second half to beat South Africa 6-4 in the 4 Nations Challenge field hockey tournament here on Saturday. Australia shut out ...
Henry's goal glut drowns Leeds
LONDON, APRIL 17. Irresistible Thierry Henry scored four times as Premier League leader Arsenal walloped struggling Leeds United 5-0 on Friday night. With five games left, Arsenal moved within touching distance of the title on 81 points from 33 ...
Beenamol gets ready for a comeback
PATIALA, APRIL 17.In an Olympics year, one would have expected a rush at athletics competitions; a whole-hearted approach towards attaining qualifying standards and a keenness among the athletes to assess themselves in tougher battles. For some ...
Racing : Motor
S. Rly. posts win
COIMBATORE, APRIL 17. Southern Railway proved their might once again. This time the team to suffer at its hands was Sports Hostel of Excellence. The Railway men swept their rivals 30-28, 23-25, 25-20, 25-19 and will meet Indian Overseas Bank in ...
Tiger ends training at Fort Bragg
FORT BRAGG (USA): For years, Tiger Woods heard his Green Beret father talk about life in the military and felt the stir of curiosity. After spending four days at this sprawling Army post, the golf great now knows some of what Earl Woods ...
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