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Thursday, May 29, 2003
Pakistan includes Shoaib, drops Razzaq
KARACHI, MAY 28. Pakistan included suspended fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in its squad on Wednesday for next month's tour to England but there was no place for all rounder Abdul Razzaq. The team: Mohammad Hafeez, Imran Nazir, Faisal ...
Harkleroad halts Hantuchova
PARIS, MAY 28. Ashley Harkleroad notched the biggest victory of her brief career on Wednesday, winning a French Open marathon against No. 9-seeded Daniela Hantuchova 7-6(2), 4-6, 9-7. With the win, the 18-year-old American advanced to the ...
Isha shows Sonal the door
NEW DELHI, MAY 28. Determination is her strong point. When the stakes are high, national champion Isha Lakhani invariably knows her way past quality players. Stroking with considerable resolve, and pulling herself up when her form sagged, the ...
Impressive victory for India
PERTH, MAY 28.Far from authoritative, the Aussies authored a laboured victory over Pakistan in the tri-nation hockey competition this evening. With a brace in the first half-time, Australia netted one more in the second. On the contrary, India ...
Bembem Devi at the helm
KOLKATA, MAY 28. Oinam Bembem Devi of Manipur will lead a 20-member Indian women's football team in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) championship to be held at Bangkok from June 10 to 25. Orissa's Sradhanjali Samantaray will be the ...
Clinton stars in Dempo's win
MARGAO, MAY 28. A 73rd minute goal by Clinton D'souza helped Dempo Goa beat Churchill Brothers in its last encounter of the second under-19 Junior Football League at GFA's Duler ground on Tuesday and top group A. After a listless first half ...
Shinji Ono is Asian Player of the Year
KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 28.Japan international Shinji Ono won the Asian Football Confederation's 2002 best player award, while World Cup co-host South Korea was voted best team and its Dutch mentor Guus Hiddink took the honours as best coach. Ono, a ...
Susanthika erases Damayanthi's record
HYDERABAD, MAY 28. Sri Lankan sprint queen Susanthika Jayasinghe and middle distance runner Tatyana Roslanova of Kazakhstan provided the silver lining to the proceedings of the Asian Grand Prix athletic championships at the GMC Balayogi stadium ...
Gopal shares lead with Arun
KOZHIKDOE, MAY 28. He woke up this morning with a fever. But G.N. Gopal showed no signs of his illness as he outplayed Soumitra B. Mujumdar of Maharashtra and set up a title clash with S. Arun Prasad of Tamil Nadu. Gopal moved into the lead ...
Racing : Motor
Karun on his future
NEW DELHI, MAY 28. India's teenaged racing star Karun Chandhok, still in formative years of his career, has learnt a hard lesson the sport he has chosen is money-driven. "It's lot harder for a driver like me to get good exposure in the ...
Chowgule is champion
MUMBAI, MAY 28. Chaitanya Chowgule maintained focus and concentration for two more races to clinch the title on Wednesday, the concluding day of the Provogue National Optimist (under-16) sailing championship. The Goan youngster, confident and ...
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