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Monday, July 07, 2003
Streak bowls his heart out, but England reaches final
BRISTOL, JULY 6. Sometimes, but rarely, a cricket match develops a twist so fascinating that you cannot tear yourself away, cannot bear to miss a ball; at least in part because you thought you already knew the result and one man is turning the ...
Hodge, Sehwag to Leicestershire's rescue
LONDON, JULY 6. A masterly century by Australian Brad Hodge and a run-a-ball 40 by India's Virender Sehwag helped Leicestershire draw its four-day Frizzell county championship first division tie against Warwickshire at Leicester on Saturday. ...
`Temple of sport'
WIMBLEDON, JULY 6. International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge called Wimbledon ``a temple of sport'' on Sunday, saying the All England Club could be an integral part of London's bid to win the 2012 Olympic Games. Rogge was in the ...
A dream come true for Mirzas
HYDERABAD, JULY 6. Just consider this. How would you like to see your daughter (Sania) play in Wimbledon? This was the question posed by Imran Mirza to his wife when Sania was just five years of age while they were watching the Wimbledon ...
The Roger Reign begins at Wimbledon...
LONDON, JULY 6. For long a Prince who shirked his royal duties and chose to be oblivious to his obvious destiny, Roger Federer at last turned up on the big stage displaying all the authority of a mighty sovereign to claim the throne that matters ...
Paes helps Navratilova create history
LONDON, JULY 6.The legend and the heroic Indian fighter pulled it off on the greatest tennis stage in the world, casting a gilt edged twilight on the final moments of the 117th Wimbledon championships on Sunday. Playing their second mixed ...
Sasikiran outplays Humpy
ESBJERG (DENMARK), JULY 6.Grandmaster K. Sasikiran outplayed former World junior girls' champion GM Koneru Humpy to jump into the joint lead in the 18th North Sea Cup Category 15 GM tournament now in progress here. Top seed Alexey Dreev of ...
Dortmund tourney from July 30
CHENNAI, JULY 6.Last year's last major super category chess tournament featured an "interesting mix'' of three established stars and three stars who are emerging to make a name for themselves in the chess world. The chess world presents three ...
Woods increases lead
LEMONT (USA), JULY 6. Tiger Woods shot a 65 on Saturday at the Western Open, setting a 54-hole tournament record with 18-under 198. His round broke by three strokes the mark set by Sam Snead in 1949 at the Golf Club in St. Paul, Minnesota. If ...
Racing : Motor
Tendulkar blazes the track too
CHENNAI, JULY 6. It was a lesson in discipline for the young go-karters from a past master of a very different sport at the Danny's Karting track here. Roped into the `race of the stars' fairly late, former Aussie paceman Dennis Lillee, who had ...
Ralf Schumacher does it again
MAGNY COURS (FRANCE), JULY 6. Ralf Schumacher won the French GP on Sunday, his second victory in a week and lead another 1-2 finish for Williams-BMW. Juan Pablo Montoya was second, 13.8 seconds behind his teammate. Michael Schumacher of ...
Sports : General
Recommendations to streamline Olympics
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 6. The Olympic Games Study Commission (OGSC), which was mandated early last year by the International Olympic Committee President, Jacques Rogge, to analyse the current scale and scope of the Olympic Games and to propose ...
MUMBAI, JULY 6. Ritwik Bhattacharya has no competition in India. The professional squash circuit has helped hone his skills to such an extent that second seed Saurav Ghoshal could only take a set off him in the men's final of the Rs 3.70 lakh ...
India shocks Brazil
SUPHANBURI, JULY 6. India played with tremendous spirit to beat the defending champion Brazil 25-19, 25-21, 22-25, 25-20 in Pool `C' of the eighth World Youth (boys) volleyball championship at the Chaopha stadium here this evening. This was ...
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