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Thursday, August 22, 2002
Mediocre show by Indians
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. Grandmaster-norm seekers D.V. Prasad and Tejas Bakre finished 13th and 16th, respectively in the Abu Dhabi International chess festival on Wednesday. According to information available here, Prasad scored 5.5 points from ...
Dinesh, Swati claim titles
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. International Master Dinesh Kumar Sharma scripted a fortuitous escape to victory over Gajendra Singh in the seventh and final round and with it, claimed the men's title in the all India LIC chess tournament at Jaipur on ...
Indians keen to even series
LEEDS, AUG. 21.Yorkshire is cricket's `god's own Country'. The North County has so many legends that even if a handful of them assemble at Headingley for some purpose ranging from inauguration of a stand, unveiling of a portrait or for a good ...
Tests at Headingley, Leeds
Headingley Cricket Ground in Leeds as its home ground and headquarters. In 1887, a group of cricket enthusiasts headed by Lord Hawke, who later became the England captain, set up the Leeds Cricket, Football and Athletic Co. Ltd., in order to buy ...
States to be allowed to have 'native players'
KOLKATA, AUG. 21. The All India Football Federation has decided to go ahead with its plans of allowing the States to requisition `native players' for their respective squads in the 58th National football championship for the Santosh Trophy to be ...
Mukesh Kumar in the van
CHENNAI, AUG. 21. Mukesh Kumar, a lanky pro from Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, is an old hand on the golf courses of this city. He enjoys playing here and once he gets his nose ahead he can be tough to beat. On Wednesday, in the second round of the ...
Sports : General
AICS keen on improvisation
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. The All India Council of Sports (AICS) Chairman, Prof. Vijay Kumar Malhotra, is set to invite suggestions and advices from all quarters connected with sports to improve matters. In his first interaction with the media on ...
Mustafa ends Harsh's campaign
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. Davis Cupper Harsh Mankad was stopped in the second round by second-seeded Mustafa Ghouse but the top-seeded Rohan Bopanna escaped the clutches of talented junior Rohan Gajjar in three sets in the $10,000 ITF Futures tennis ...
Lethargic show by India Seniors
HYDERABAD, AUG. 21.It was the first four-set match in the fifth Sivanthi Gold Cup international men's volleyball tournament and India Seniors blotted its book by playing a lethargic game against Kazakhstan before winning at 25-15, 25-17, 22-25, ...
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