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Tuesday, May 27, 2003
BCCI launches NADP
KOLKATA, MAY 26. In its effort to spread cricket to all corners of the country, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has now targeted States and Union Territories that are not already covered by its affiliated units. The BCCI ...
Windies ends Aussies' unbeaten streak
PORT OF SPAIN (TRINIDAD), MAY 26. Brian Lara led the West Indies to an emphatic 39-run victory that ended Australia's record 21-match consecutive one-day international winning run at Queen's Park Oval here on Sunday. The West Indies scored 290 ...
Kamini gets the better of Jung-Yoon Shin
NEW DELHI, MAY 26. She was on the verge of elimination, but Kamini Murugaboopathy clawed her way back from the brink of defeat to fight another day. Discarding her new found defensive tactics, the 18-year-old Kamini hit with her usual flair to ...
Horna springs a surprise on Federer
PARIS, MAY 26. Serena Williams began her bid for a fifth consecutive Grand Slam title by beating Barbara Rittner 6-2, 6-1 on Monday at the French Open, but Swiss star Roger Federer was upset by Peru's unseeded Luis Horna. For Horna, a former ...
Perth to host first leg of tri-nation meet
PERTH, MAY 26. This enchanting city in Western Australia with the serene Swan River flowing through it and a glorious hockey tradition will host one leg of the three-nation invitation tournament this week. Not only is Perth the home of Aussie ...
Vasco stuns Mahindras
MARGAO, MAY 26. Mahindras' chances of making it to the semifinals suffered a severe blow when it lost 0-3 to Vasco in the 2nd U-19 junior National football league at GFA's Duler Ground, here on Monday. Vasco, which led 1-0 at half time, scored ...
I want to win the Olympic gold in Athens: Susanthika
HYDERABAD, MAY 26. Sri Lankan athlete and Busan Asian Games gold medallist, Susanthika Jayasinghe, made it clear that she will not go flat out in the 100m event of the first leg of the 2003 Asian Grand Prix athletic meet at the Swarnandhra Sports ...
Krutika and Akshayraj upset the leaders
KOZHIKODE, MAY 26. Second seed Krutika Nadig of Maharashtra surprised the top seed and overnight sole leader Mary Ann Gomes of Goodricke National Chess Academy (GNCA), Kolkata, in the sixth round of the National sub-junior girls' chess ...
Perry wins Colonial
FORT WORTH, Texas, may 26. Not even a near-perfect round by Justin Leonard could challenge Kenny Perry in the final round at the Colonial on Sunday. Leonard tied Perry's course record with a closing 9-under 61, missing a chance for golf ...
Indian squad for Special Olympics
CHENNAI, MAY 26. A strong contingent of 83 athletes will represent India in the Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Dublin (Ireland) between June 21 and 29. The members: Roller skating: Men: Nibin Babu, Pawan Sharma, ...
Racing : Motor
Proud moment for Karun
CHENNAI, MAY 26. Karun Chandhok won a British Formula 3 championship scholarship class race at the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit on Sunday. The second race of the extended weekend was scheduled for late Monday afternoon. In what was a ...
Team TVS takes honours
BANGALORE, MAY 26.Team TVS rode away with the honours in the Goan Supercross Motocross Championship that concluded in the coastal State on Sunday. In the individual sweepstakes, Vijay Kumar of Team TVS, left an indelible mark as he powered ...
Sports : General
India bids for 2010 C'wealth Games
NEW DELHI, MAY 26. As Delhi bids to bring the Commonwealth Games to Asia for the second time, after Kuala Lumpur hosted it in 1998, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has proposed to re-introduce cricket in the 2010 Games. Despite the ...
U.P. boys extend lease on trophy
HUVINA HADAGALI (BELLARY DIST.), MAY 26. Uttar Pradesh reigned supreme for the fourth time as the 11th Mini National volleyball championship came to a close at the GBR College courts here this evening. The holder continued its hold on the boys' ...
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