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Sunday, August 11, 2002
Kenteris sets world's best time in 200m
MUNICH, AUG. 10: Olympic and world champion Konstantinos Kenteris of Greece set a season's world best time of 19.86 seconds to win the men's 200-meter final Friday at the European Athletics Championships. Stephane Diagana of France, meanwhile, ...
Silver for Bobby, Shobha
COLOMBO, AUG. 10. Koji Murofushi brought the much-needed touch of world-class to the proceedings by stretching the hammer mark beyond the 80-metre mark on the second day of the 14th Asian athletic championships here on Saturday. This is the ...
IOB clinches trophy
CHENNAI, AUG. 10. Any basketball team with three `sharp' shooters and two pivots of the calibre of Robinson, an Asian All-star player, and Shabeer Ahmed is like a bulldozer. Parading its talent Indian Overseas Bank, mowed down every opposition in ...
Ramesh, Humpy claim titles
TORQUAY (ENGLAND), AUG. 10. International Master R.B. Ramesh won the Smith and Williamson British Open chess championship here. In the 11th and final round late on Friday night, Ramesh, who achieved his second GM norm here, beat GM Luke Mcshane ...
Vaughan makes merry
TRENT BRIDGE (NOTTINGHAM), AUG. 10.Nothing short of a miracle can make the crucial departments of cricket work well for India in a Test match. On a day when the weather allowed more than four hours of uninterrupted play, an England pair, both ...
Vijay capitalises on Randhawa's blunder
BANGALORE, AUG. 10. One bad hole can make all the difference between winning and losing, and Jyoti Randhawa will certainly vouch for that. Till the eighth hole on Saturday morning Jyoti was perched prettily with a cumulative score of eight ...
Sports : General
TENNIS: NEW YORK: Wimbledon champion Serena Williams is taking part in acting classes and has also hired a teacher for private lessons, the U.S. television network CNN reported. The 20-year-old Williams, who tops the women's tennis ...
Mahesh in semifinals
CINCINNATI, AUG. 10. Third-seed Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi of Belarus moved into the doubles semifinals with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over the sixth-seeded Bryan brothers, Bob and Mike, in the Masters series tennis tournament here. In the ...
Susmita humbles Mouma; Basak upset
NEW DELHI, AUG. 10. As expected, seeds tumbled with almost monotonous regularity. By the time the dust settled, three unfancied women and an unseeded man had gate-crashed into the semifinals of the singles events of the 32nd All India ...
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