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Monday, July 21, 2003
India `A' scores 319
LONDON, JULY 20. Batting persistently well, India `A' made had made 319 at stumps on the first day of its three-day match against the touring South African team at Arundel Castle ground in Sussex Downs on Saturday. Electing to bat, India `A' ...
Aussies make short work of Bangladesh
(DARWIN) AUSTRALIA, JULY 20. Australia exposed the big gulf between the world's top and bottom Test teams on Sunday, thrashing Bangladesh by an innings and 132 runs shortly after lunch on the third day of the first Test. Leg-spinner Stuart ...
France, Belgium enter semifinals
OVIEDO, JULY 20.Amelie Mauresmo beat Magui Serna of Spain 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday and Stephanie Cohen-Aloro downed Maria Antonia Sanchez Lorenzo 6-3, 6-4 to lead France into the Fed Cup semifinals. The wins gave the French a 4-0 lead over Spain in ...
Coria takes Mercedes Cup
STUTTGART, JULY 20.Argentina's Guillermo Coria continued his dominant clay court play at the Mercedes Cup on Sunday, sweeping to the title by beating Spain's Tommy Robredo, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1. Coria, who has jumped from 57th last year to fourth in ...
Ronaldinho passes physical test
BARCELONA, JULY 20.World Cup winner Ronaldinho passed his medical exam at FC Barcelona on Sunday, completing his 30 million euro ($33.8 million) transfer from Paris Saint-Germain. "Ronaldinho passed all the tests satisfactorily, with a good ...
Donovan ends slump with four goals, U.S. to meet Brazil
FOXBORO (MASSACHUSETTS), JULY 20. Defending champion United States advanced to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup and will face Brazil in the semifinals. The Americans got four goals from Landon Donovan and another superb effort from ...
Anju George finishes sixth
NEW DELHI, JULY 20. Anju George finished sixth in the Super Grand Prix meet in Madrid on Saturday, with a jump of 6.54 metres. After her fourth-place finish at the Golden Gala in Rome, this was some sort of a disappointment, though the Indian ...
Billiards & Snooker
Fourth win for Aditya; third reverse for Sourav
TAUPO (NEW ZEALAND), JULY 20.India's Aditya Mehta, the 17-year-old from Mumbai, strengthened his chances of qualifying for the knock-out stage by recording his fourth straight win in as many matches in the IBSF World Under-21 snooker ...
Magesh and Harika impress
NEGOMBO (SRI LANKA), JULY 20. India's International Master Magesh Chandran and Woman International Master Dronavalli Harika continued to hold fort in the Asian Junior chess championship here maintaining their lead with two points each. Harika ...
Satyapragyan given top billing
KOLHAPUR, JULY 20.International Master S. Satyapragyan of Indian Airlines, Orissa, has been given the top billing for the Rajarshi Shahu International-rating chess tournament inaugurated here on Sunday. In all 113 players are vying for the ...
Curtis upstages big names
SANDWICH, JULY 20.PGA Tour rookie Ben Curtis raced into a two-stroke lead at the British Open on Sunday while the big names failed to make a move and Ernie Els felt his title slipping away. Curtis, whose best was a tie for 13th at the Western ...
Racing : Motor
Barrichello wins British GP
SILVERSTONE, JULY 20.Ferrari's Rubens Barrichello won the British Grand Prix on Sunday to and stop the recent dominance of Williams-BMW. It was the first victory for Barrichello this season and seventh different driver in 11 races this season. ...
A scary intrusion
SILVERSTONE, JULY 20.Police have arrested a 56-year-old man after he ran onto the track during the British Grand Prix here on Sunday. The man, dressed in kilt and sporran and with signs hanging around his neck, made his extraordinary protest ...
Jingjing-Minxia pair retains title
BARCELONA, JULY 20.China got a fourth gold medal in diving at the World swimming championships when Guo Jingjing and Wu Minxia retained the 3-meter women's springboard synchronized title on Sunday. The Chinese couple scored 357.30 points over ...
Tamil Nadu men have it easy
YANAM, JULY 20 Tamil Nadu toyed with Pondicherry to record a 77-28 victory in a men's group A match of the South Zone basketball championships at the GMC Balayogi Sports Complex here on Sunday. On the distaff side, it prevailed over Andhra ...
Frangilli, Yun on top of the world
KOLKATA, JULY 20.World No. 3 Michele Frangilli of Italy edged out Dong-Hyun Im of South Korea 113-112 to win the men's Olympic round individual championship in New York on Saturday. In an all-Australian bronze medal decider, David Barnes defeated ...
Ullrich close on Armstrong's heel
AX DOMAINES (FRANCE), JULY 20.Never, says four-time champion Lance Armstrong, has a challenger snapped this closely at his heels. At a mere 15 seconds, his lead over resurgent archrival Jan Ullrich is now razor-thin. Armstrong, already weary ...
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