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Wednesday, May 08, 2002
Bahadur, Anju complete hat-tricks
CHENNAI, MAY 7.Competition in the true sense of the term was not the chief component, and invisible was its intensity. Yet the competitors, gearing up for the forthcoming inaugural Asian Grand Prix at Hyderabad, exuded that measure of ...
Billiards & Snooker
Ebdon fights back to triumph
SHEFFIELD, MAY 7. Peter Ebdon staged a superb fightback to defeat seven-times champion Stephen Hendry 18-17 and lift the World snooker title in a dramatic final at The Crucible here on Monday. Englisman Edbon, the tournament's seventh seed, ...
Swati takes lead
LUCKNOW, MAY 7.Gradually, Swati Ghate seems to be getting back her confidence. After being at the receiving end of some very embarassing verdicts in the past four months, this Pune-girl is showing signs of recovering. After opening her campaign ...
Fitness mania catches up with the Indians, at last!
ANTIGUA, MAY 7. After a demanding session at the nets, they are off for a workout at the gym, and then a session in the pool. The Indian cricketers have become fitness conscious and the man who has brought about this revolution is Adrian le Roux, ...
World Cup: Down memory lane 1954 Switzerland
Switzerland, neutral during the War, hosted the 1954 World Cup which saw West Germany back in the fold and Ferenc Puskas-inspired Hungary, which had handed England a historic 6-3 defeat at Wembley prior to the finals, installed as strong ...
WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN
Legends: Johann Neeskens
Holland has never won a World Cup despite possessing some of the best talent over the years. In the Seventies, it was Dutch players like Johan Cruyff who had advocated the Total Football theory and Johan Neeskens was a close associate of Cryuff. ...
Indian Airlines emerges winner
MADIKERI, MAY 7.The final of the Kodagu Cup hockey tournament for the Chief Minister's trophy was won and lost at the stroke of the half-time hooter. Indian Airlines, which had been awarded its seventh penalty corner seconds before the whistle ...
Sports : General
FOOTBALL: BARCELONA: Rivaldo will be fit to join the Brazilian World Cup squad at the end of the season but doubts remain over whether he will last the tournament, Barcelona doctor Ricard Pruna said. Rivaldo, who missed both legs of ...
Triumphant Indian team returns
NEW DELHI, MAY 7. They were expected to do well, but the Indian boys performed beyond expectations in clinching the title in the 15-nation Asia-Oceania under-14 tennis tournament in Colombo. ``It was great to win the tournament. Sumit Prakash ...
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