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Monday, April 08, 2002
Billiards & Snooker
Asian under-21 tourney from today
KOLKATA, APRIL 7. The stage is set for the fourth Asian under-21 snooker tournament beginning here at the Calcutta Swimming Club on Monday. India, hosting the meet for the first occasion, hopes to make the best of the home advantage and win the ...
Leko makes finals
CHENNAI, APRIL 7. Peter Leko of Hungary came from behind to defeat Kiril Georgiev of Bulgaria in the sudden death tie-break duel and make it to the finals of the UAE Grand Prix chess tournament being played at Dubai, on Sunday. The second ...
India wins tour opener
GEORGETOWN, APRIL 7.The bowlers outdid the batsmen as the Indians made short work of the Guyana Board President's XI at the Everest ground here on Sunday, winning the tour opener by nine wickets Deep Dasgupta falling with the target one ...
Murali Kartik scalps six
BLOEMFONTEIN (SOUTH AFRICA), APRIL 7. Murali Kartik scalped six wickets even as India `A' bowlers found themselves at the receiving end of some lusty hitting as South Africa `A' eased into a commanding position on the second day of their four-day ...
WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN
Beginning May 31, billions of fans would follow the fortunes of 32 nations as they battle it out for the `Holy Grail' of world football the FIFA World Cup in Japan and Korea. Some servings of World Cup trivia to whet the appetite of ...
FC Kochin stuns Salgaocar
KOCHI, APRIL 7.FC Kochin bought itself some more time from being written off completely as it stunned Salgaocar SC, Goa, 2-1 in a 20th round match of the VI Tata-National Football League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday. With two ...
Kerala labours to victory
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 7.Kerala laboured to a 2-0 win over Pondicherry in the 11th South Zone Youth (under-21) football championship at the Central stadium here on Sunday. Needing a big win to keep its hopes alive in the championship, the ...
East Bengal rallies past Punjab Police
KOLKATA, APRIL 7. Defending champion East Bengal rallied to defeat Punjab Police 3-1 and moved up to the fifth spot in the sixth National Football League here on Sunday. Nigerian Omolaja Olalekan struck twice, while Dipendu Biswas scored from ...
Tamil Nadu upsets Indian Railways
BANGALORE, APRIL 7.Tamil Nadu posted an upset victory over the more fancied Indian Railways in the U & I Champions Trophy at the Karnataka State Hockey Association stadium here on Sunday. Trailing by a goal (1-2) at the half time, Tamil Nadu ...
Sports : General
FOOTBALL: LONDON: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is confident Argentine midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron will be fit for Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Deportivo Coruna. ``I have no worries ...
Three Indians disqualified
KOLKATA, APRIL 7. Three disqualifications served a severe blow to Indian aspirations on the pre-judging day of the second Commonwealth bodybuilding championship being held here at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on Sunday. India's Prasad Kumar, ...
Igelstrom sinks another world mark
MOSCOW, APRIL 7.In her third world-record race in as many days, Sweden's Emma Igelstrom won the 100m breaststroke at the short-course World swimming championships here on Saturday. Yana Klochkova of Ukraine won her third gold of the meet in ...
Plucky Paes helps India break a jinx
WELLINGTON, APRIL 7.Riding once again on the heroics of its evergreen Davis Cup hero Leander Paes, India defeated New Zealand with a convincing 4-1 margin in the second round of Asia-Oceania Group I playoff to cruise into the World Group ...
Russia enters semifinals
MOSCOW, APRIL 7.Russia secured a berth in the Davis Cup semifinals when Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Marat Safin defeated Thomas Johansson and Jonas Bjorkman in five sets y to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Sweden in their World Group quarterfinal at ...
Indian marksmen getting ready for World Cups
NEW DELHI, APRIL 7. For the Indian shooters, it is going to be like a game of chess, over the next few months. Some of the early moves may be even be misleading, but the aim is to achieve the eventual goal. To visualise more than the next ...
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