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Saturday, June 14, 2003
Harbhajan pulls out of county contract
NEW DELHI, JUNE 13. Harbhajan Singh's dream of returning to active cricket lay shattered hours before he was to take the flight to London. The off-spinner, contracted to play in the English county league for Lancashire, instead flew to Mumbai for ...
It's a Vijay Kannan-Prakash final
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 13. Vijay Kannan sailed smoothly into the final of the Satellite tennis circuit second leg with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Febi Widhiyanto of Indonesia at the CLTA Complex here on Friday. On a hot and humid morning, when the wind ...
TN storms into quarterfinals; Punjab `puts out' Haryana
CHENNAI, JUNE 13.Punjab's Sharanjit Kaur went through this experience on Friday when her intended cross from far ended up becoming a beautiful lobbed goal and instantly sounded the death knell for Haryana. That fifth goal undid the two teams' ...
Cherono beats El Guerrouj to 5,000m gold
OSTRAVA (CZECH REPUBLIC), JUNE 13. Stephen Cherono of Kenya outpaced multi-world record holder Hicham el Guerrouj of Morocco in the 5,000m showcase race at the Golden Spike meet on Thursday. The two athletes entered the final stage of the race ...
Delhi gets tentative nod from IAAF
NEW DELHI, JUNE 13.The suggested route of the Asia's first World half marathon, to be hosted by New Delhi on October 2, 2004, has only received tentative approval of the IAAF delegation. A delegation of the International Association of ...
Rajasurya and Ravi Teja add to India's glory
KOZHIKODE, JUNE 13.The Vietnamese are known for their fighting spirit. Didn't they embarrass even the mighty United States, handling them that rare defeat in war way back in 1975? On a wet Saturday, as the monsoon finally picked up momentum, ...
A champion in her own right
KOZHIKODE, JUNE 13. She will no longer be known just as Asian junior champion J. Deepan Chakravarthy's sister. J. Rajasurya is now the Asian under-14 champion. "I didn't expect to win this title of course,'' she told The Hindu shortly ...
Rajapara extends Muraleedharan
KOCHI, JUNE 13.Gujarat's nine-year-old Ankit R. Rajapara, fresh from his Asian Youth Championship experience in Kozhikode, forced the seasoned top seed M.B.Muraleedharan to a 56-move battle on the opening day of the 15th Cusat Open all-India ...
Memorable display from a forgotten man
OLYMPIA FIELDS (ILLINOIS), JUNE 13. The ball defied gravity, but not for long. Tom Watson defied age, at least through the first round of the U.S. Open. Watson brought Olympia Fields to life on Thursday with a round for the ages, a 5-under 65 ...
Nandita steals the thunder
BANGALORE, JUNE 13.The 19-year-old from Shonpur near Siliguri pulled the rug under the top seed Mouma Das, also representing Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) for a sensational upset on the opening day of the three-day Mayors Cup All India ...
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