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Saturday, June 07, 2003
England all set for a whitewash
CHESTER-LE-STREET, JUNE 6. Richard Johnson, the Somerset fast bowler, was in sight of a hat-trick when he won lbw decisions with the third and fourth balls of his opening Test over this afternoon as England reduced Zimbabwe to an incredible 35 ...
Ranji format gets the thumbs up
MUMBAI, JUNE 6. At the conclave of captains and coaches convened by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), there was virtual unanimity, approving the trailblazing two-level Ranji Trophy system, but contrastingly reservations were ...
Big serving Verkerk enters final
PARIS, JUNE 6. Roland Garros newcomer Martin Verkerk advanced on Friday to the French Open final by beating Guillermo Coria, who narrowly avoided being defaulted after one set but still lost, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (0). The unseeded Verkerk had ...
Belgium lives historic moments with Kim and Justine
BRUSSELS, JUNE 6.The royal palace will be eerily empty on Saturday. The same, most likely, for the Prime Minister's office. It seems the whole of Belgium is lining up to get into Roland Garros for one of the nation's greatest sporting ...
Kiernan blasts his way into final
MUMBAI, JUNE 6. Daniel Kiernan and Prima Simpatiaji, employing their own brutal ways, killed the Indian challenge one step short of the final in the International Tennis Federation's Satellite Circuit first leg. The former blasted his way past ...
A rewarding sojourn so far
SYDNEY, JUNE 6.Seldom in recent years have we experienced such a state of well-being as now. The current Australian sojourn slated for conclusion this weekend has been rewarding in more ways than one. The near-title finish at Perth and the ...
Asian youth meet: India set to prove supremacy
KOZHIKODE, JUNE 6. Nikita Anand--no relation of Viswanathan Anand--came a cropper at the Miss Universe contest in Panama in the early hours of Thursday. The Miss India failed to finish inside the top 15, dealing another major blow to India's ...
Jaskirat carves out a thrilling win
BANGALORE, JUNE 6. The 14th hole proved decisive for Jaskirat Singh Dullet in the South India Junior and Sub-junior golf tournament. A brilliant second shot with a five iron, which missed giving him an albatross by less than a foot, helped ...
Sports : General
A great distance runner is no more
NEW DELHI, JUNE 6. Montreal Olympics, 1976. That was the golden era of Indian distance running. Two men forced the world to take note of them, though they both were rank outsiders. Shivnath Singh and Hari Chand did not upset anyone in Montreal, ...
Indian grapplers up their performance
NEW DELHI, JUNE 6. Indian wrestlers upped their performance by a few notches providing a breather to the worried team management on the second day of the 16th Asian wrestling championship here on Friday. Super heavy Palwinder Singh Cheema ...
Nothing to cheer about for India
NEW DELHI, JUNE 6. The Indian aspirations did not meet with much success in the air pistol event in the shooting World Cup in progress in Zagreb. Samaresh Jung shot a 577, with a series of 94, 98, 98, 95, 97, 95 in taking the 24th slot in a ...
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