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Friday, October 04, 2002
China and Japan share honours
BUSAN, OCT. 3. China and Japan shared the honours even by picking up three golds each on the fourth day of the swimming competitions of the 14th Asian Games at the Sajik swimming pool on Thursday. The day, however, missed the excitement of last ...
Disappointing day for India
BUSAN, OCT. 3. India, able to account for only one silver through its shooters, found itself slip down three rungs down from its overnight seventh position in the medals tally on the fifth day of the 14th Asian Games here on Thursday. Overall, it ...
China sweeps all six golds
BUSAN, OCT. 3. It was a tough run all the way. But then, the men's trap team of Mansher Singh, Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Anwer Sultan did stand the test well before they delivered India its second silver from the shooting competitions on ...
Here today, gone tomorrow
BUSAN, OCT. 3. A disturbing trend in Asian hockey is the lack of growth. The defeats suffered by Hong Kong and Bangladesh on Wednesday underscored the disparity in standards between countries which bring the sport into special focus and others ...
Mukesh Kumar sets 10,000m meet record
MUMBAI, OCT 3: Uttar Pradesh distance runner Mukesh Kumar made the most of cooler Mumbai morning temperature to set a boys' under-20 10,000m meet record on the first day of the second Ryan Federation Cup junior athletics championships. The ...
Saha still the leader
JALANDHAR, OCT. 3. Some fierce battles on the top boards and the sense of urgency displayed by some illustrious players in desperate situations marked the 10th round of the National `B' chess championship at the PAP Complex here on Thursday. ...
A stern test of strength for West Indies
BANGALORE, OCT. 3.Nostalgia can suffocate at times. Ask Carl Hooper. The West Indies skipper is expected to help his team regain its undisputed power of the 1970s and the 80s. However, the affable Guyanese batsman is hamstrung by a team that is ...
ICC relations sour with players' union
SYDNEY, OCT. 3. The International Cricket Council (ICC) shows a lack of respect for international cricketers, the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) chief executive, Tim May, said here on Thursday. May said the ICC's lack ...
Maleeva shocks Venus
MOSCOW, OCT. 3. Top seed Venus Williams, playing her first match since the U.S. Open final defeat by sister Serena, was beaten 2-6, 6-1, 7-6(3) by unseeded Bulgarian Magdalena Maleeva at the Kremlin Cup tennis on Thursday. Organisers received ...
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