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Thursday, February 13, 2003
Billiards & Snooker
Taneja makes super eight with victory over Shandilya
HYDERABAD, FEB.12. Varun Taneja of Delhi confirmed his place in the super eight snooker event to be played later by virtue of his impressive win over former National champion Ashok Shandilya in the quarterfinals of the National selection ...
Saptarshi joins leaders
JAIPUR, FEB. 12. Former National sub-junior runner-up Saptarshi Roy got the better of Nassir Wajih to join K. Visweswaran, Sriram Jha, B.S. Shivanandan and C.S. Gokhale in the lead with six points after seven rounds of the fourth Pink City ...
Muralikrishnan in lead
DHARMAPURI, FEB. 12. B.T. Muralikrishnan (S. Rly) emerged the sole leader with full points at the end of the sixth round in the FIDE-rating open chess tournament, sponsored by Sri Muthu Chamber Bricks (Devakottai) and organised by the Dharmapuri ...
Beller packs off Rushmi
CHENNAI, FEB. 12. Playing a patient game from the baseline armed with an impressive forehand and backhand, Varana-Marei Beller of Germany gave a fine exhibition of backcourt play to outwit the top seed Rushmi Chakravarthi 6-2, 6-4 in the second ...
Vishaal Uppal fails to qualify
NEW DELHI, FEB. 12. Vishaal Uppal won many matches but had a tough time trying to qualify into the main draw from events featuring 128 players in the Australian Satellite circuit. Seeded 13, Vishaal lost in the fourth and final round 6-7 (7-9), ...
TN men in knock-out semifinals
TRIPRAYAR, FEB. 12.Tamil Nadu, after a shaky start, steadied to down Karnataka 28-26, 25-22, 25-19 and move into the men's semifinal knock-out of the 25th Federation Cup volleyball tournament at the TSGA Stadium here on Wednesday. It was `the ...
An embarrassing victory
PAARL, FEB. 12. Even the victory was embarrassing. A defeat would have obviously been shattering. There ought to be a prolonged introspection of the Indian performance. Only Holland's inexperience saved the day for Sourav Ganguly and his men as ...
A stroll in the park for South Africa
POTCHEFSTROOM, FEB. 12. The short and sweet name for the town is `Potch', not as complicated as the real name with 13 alphabets. The cricket ground here is as pretty as they come and much similar to the several venues in Southern Africa and ...
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