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Friday, June 16, 2006
Ecuador strolls into second round for first time
HAMBURG: Ecuador strolled past Costa Rica 3-0 and into the second round of the World Cup on Thursday for the first time in its history. Goals in either half from Carlos Tenorio (8th minute) and Agustin Delgado (54th) and then a late strike from ...
Neuville finish to the German plot
DORTMUND: The roar in this stadium was probably heard in Hamburg as Germany struck in stoppage-time to claim a second straight win on Wednesday night. Luck appeared to have deserted the home side moments earlier when they hit the woodwork twice ...
Argentina faces Serbian test
It's a must-win match for the crisis-hit East European team
Lara's genius thwarts Indians
GROS ISLET: The work of a genius, the whim of the weather, and admirable lower order batting helped West Indies hang on for the second successive Test, and deny India victory. But, to say the visiting side failed to seal the deal again ...
Striking troubles for Mexico and Angola
HANOVER: Mexico and Angola have problems upfront ahead of their Group D clash on Friday and whichever team finds a solution could come out on top. The Mexicans scored three goals in their opening match against Iran despite an injury to talismanic ...
Jaidi's strike salvages a draw for Tunisia
Do-or-die battle for impressive Ivory Coast
STUTTGART: Ruud van Nistelrooy vs. Didier Drogba is a battle between two of the game's best power forwards. Friday's Group C encounter could also decide whether the Netherlands goes into the second round and Ivory Coast heads home. Van ...
India should not get disheartened
The Indian team is really blossoming into a good side, writes Vivian Richards
Lara drew inspiration from Soca Warriors
GROS ISLET: Inscrutable are the ways of geniuses. What inspires them? What effect does age have? Brian Lara, with his 120 from 307 balls (ten fours), served up more questions than he answered. The West Indies skipper has, in the past, ...
The long wait for the first penalty
LEIPZIG: : After five days of play at the 2006 World Cup, no penalty kicks had been awarded a stark change from previous tournaments. Swiss referee Massimo Busacca ended that streak in the 15th match on Wednesday, when he awarded Spain ...
Saina loses, Bhat survives
KUCHING: : Saina Nehwal's campaign was cut short in the very first round while Arvind Bhat remained the lone survivor as it turned out to be a day of disaster for the Indian shuttlers in the Malaysian Open badminton tournament here. Saina, ...
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