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Sunday, April 06, 2003
Anand in joint lead
CHENNAI, APRIL 5. World No. 3 Viswanathan Anand scored a draw and a win in the first two rounds to share the lead in the SIS-MH Masters rapid chess tournament in progress at Denmark on Saturday. With a punishing second round win in 27 moves, ...
Zimbabwe defeat Kenya
SHARJAH, APRIL 5.David Obuya struck his maiden half-century (57, 89b, 5x4, 1x6) and Thomas Odoyo made a solid 46 (4x4) as World Cup semifinalists Kenya scored 225 for six against Zimbabwe in the Sharjah Cup on Saturday. (Zimbabwe scored 230 ...
Wright bereaved, not to accompany Indian team
KOLKATA, APRIL 5.The Indian cricket coach John Wright will not accompany the Indian team to the tri-series in Dhaka from April 11 following the demise of his father. The president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Mr. Jagmohan ...
It's been a big stride for Salvi
BANGALORE, APRIL 5.Basics over bravado. That defines Avishkar Salvi's approach to fast bowling. "Line and length backed by pace is what I aim at,'' he said. The Mumbai seamer is set to don the India colours in the Tri Series commencing at ...
Elite-A extends its dominance
BANGALORE, APRIL 5.Rains played spoilsport while Elite-A extended its dominance over Elite-B in the Duleep Trophy match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. At the rain-induced close of play on the third day, Elite-B struggled with a ...
Agarkar, Trivedi claim day's honours
HYDERABAD, APRIL 5. It was the turn of fast bowlers - Ajit Agarkar (four for 40) and Siddarth Trivedi (four for 41) - to clinch the honours on the third day as they pushed Elite-C to the threshold of an outright win against Plate-A on the third ...
Air India assured of a spot in final leg
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 5. Air India, Mumbai with a goalless draw against State Bank of Travancore assured itself a spot in the final leg of the 2nd division National football league, finishing on top of the six-team Group A second phase league ...
Titanium holds Allwyn
KOLKATA, APRIL 5. Titanium Club from Kerala ensured its exit from the second division National Football League as it played out a 1-1 draw against Allwyn Hindustan SC, Delhi, in its concluding Group B final phase `round one' league match at the ...
Sports : General
SAF Games may be moved to Sri Lanka
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 5.The ninth South Asian Federation Games, which has been postponed thrice due to different reasons, may be shifted from Pakistan to Sri Lanka, top officials said today. The Executive Committeee meeting of the South Asian ...
Hunt scripts a memorable victory
NEW DELHI, APRIL 5. He was on a song, till he started to strike the jarring notes. Rohan Bopanna was in his rhythm, playing the serve and volley game to a nicety, till he lost his way, midway. It was a heart-breaking experience for captain ...
Akgul overcomes Rushmi
MUMBAI, APRIL 5.Akgul Amanmuradova allowed herself to be stretched over three sets, battled with moments of self-doubt before quelling a blow hot-blow cold Rushmi Chakravarthi on Saturday. The women's singles title was hers for the asking, ...
AITA names 21 players for world meets
KOLKATA, APRIL 5.The All India Tennis Association ( AITA) today named 21 players, including 13 women to represent the country in various international meets for Asia Oceania Qualifying Zonal competitions for 2003. The AITF's Selection ...
Iran, India will be in focus
VISAKHAPATNAM, APRIL 5. When the fourth Asian Youth (boys under-20) volleyball championship gets underway at the Port indoor stadium here on Sunday, two teams would be in focus defending champion Iran and host India. Iran's meteoric ...
Youth championship inaugurated
VISAKHAPATNAM, APRIL 5. The fourth Asian Youth boys' volleyball championship was formally inaugurated at an elegant function atop the picturesque Kailasagiri here on Saturday. Amidst playing of the traditional nadaswaram, releasing of balloons ...
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