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Saturday, April 05, 2003
Lin Dan ousts Chen Hong
TOKYO, APRIL 4.Top seed and world No. 1 Chen Hong was sent crashing out of the Japan Open by Chinese compatriot Lin Dan here on Friday as former champion Peter Gade bowed out. Lin edged past Chen 8-15, 15-10, 17-14 in a tightly contested ...
Whatmore likely to coach Indian juniors
NEW DELHI, APRIL 4.Dave Whatmore, the affable Aussie who transformed the face of Sri Lankan cricket with his tactical brilliance, is likely to serve the interests of Indian cricket in the forthcoming season. Whatmore has been sounded by the ...
Pakistan wins against Sri Lanka
SHARJAH, APRIL 4. Kumara Sangakkara cracked his maiden one-day international hundred to guide Sri Lanka to a respectable 223 for six against Pakistan in the second match of the four-nation tournament here on Friday. (Pakistan made 225 for 3 in ...
Sriram makes merry
BANGALORE, APRIL 4.It is sunny days for S. Sriram. The Elite-A southpaw notched his third hundred in the current Duleep Trophy tournament and helped his team secure a 143-run lead over Elite-B at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Friday. At close ...
Das and Doru to Elite-C's rescue
HYDERABAD, APRIL 4. The 23-year-old Nikhil Doru of Rajasthan seems to enjoy crises. For the second time in the Duleep Trophy this season, this solid batsman came to the rescue of Elite-C with a classy knock (59 batting, 157 minutes, 150 balls, 8 ...
FC Kochin finds its touch
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 4. FC Kochin finally found its touch and helped itself to a 2-0 win over Tata Football Academy, Jamshedpur in the second phase of the 2nd division National football league at the Chandrasekharan Nair stadium here on ...
Woods seizes historic occasions
AUGUSTA, APRIL 4.The 4-foot par putt curled out the cup, and the 17-year-old phenom knew he was in trouble. Two holes down. Two holes to play. His chance to make history with a third straight victory in the most important golf tournament of ...
Mukesh Kumar aiming for a record
NEW DELHI, APRIL 4.The presence of Jeev Milkha Singh may be a big draw for the Rs. 10 lakh SRF all-India Matchplay golf championship, but for the connoisseurs Mukesh Kumar's possible 11th title of the season will be of bigger focus. Mukesh has ...
Racing : Motor
Vicky Chandok elected president of FMSCI
CHENNAI, APRIL 4.Mr.Vicky Chandok was elected President of the Federation of Motorsports Clubs of India (FMSCI) at the annual meeting held recently. The FMSCI, which has completed over three decades in the promotion of motorsports in the country, ...
Leander too good for Nielsen
KOLKATA, APRIL 4. He was quick off the blocks. Leander Paes beat a heavy spell of rain by 30 minutes as he dismissed Mark Nielsen 6-1, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 in the opening rubber of the Asia Oceania Group `I' Davis Cup tie against New Zealand at the ...
Akgul, Chin-Bee pick up doubles title
MUMBAI, APRIL 4. Akgul Amanmuradova showed no mercy on Chin-Bee Khoo, going for the jugular every time she got through the defences. This blatant show of powerplay by the genial giant from Uzbekistan was effective enough to break down the ...
Morrison finishes second
PANAJI, APRIL 4. Ben Morrison from New Zealand finished second and Nick Craig from Britain had to be content with third spot at the end of the seventh race of the international O K Dinghy World championship at the Dona Paula beach on ...
Japan backs out
VISAKHAPATNAM, APRIL 4. Citing security reasons, Japan, one of the major contender for the title, has withdrawn from the fourth Asian Youth boys' volleyball championship, beginning at the Port Indoor Stadium here on Sunday. Japan had been slapped ...
Asian tourney: chance for youngsters to come good
VISAKHAPATNAM, APRIL 4. The Asian Youth volleyball championship is comparatively a new event in the Asian Volleyball Confederation's calendar. Started in 1997 in Philippines it gives member countries a chance to put youngsters into the ...
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