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Wednesday, July 23, 2003
Another accolade for Lara
PORT-OF-SPAIN, JULY 22. West Indies captain Brian Lara, who led West Indies to victories against Australia and Sri Lanka, was named his country's Cricketer of the Year. On the strength of his batting, Lara also contributed to victories for ...
Prakash crosses first hurdle
INDIANAPOLIS, JULY 22.Prakash Amritraj began on a bright note by beating the 137th-ranked Sergio Roitman of Argentina 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 in the first round of the $600,000 RCA Championships here on Monday. Earlier, the 396th-ranked Prakash had enjoyed ...
Bad day for the seeds
UMAG (CROATIA), JULY 22. Fourth-seeded Olivier Rochus of Belgium and fifth-seeded Fernando Vicente of Spain were ousted on Monday in the first round of the $400,000 Croatia Open while World No. 15 Felix Mantilla of Spain withdrew. Rochus lost ...
A tribute to Gian Singh
CHENNAI, JULY 22. Competitive hockey has been deprived of a dedicated soul by the death of Gian Singh. Few individuals of our time have a shining place in the history of the sport as multifaceted as the venerable Gian Singh, who left his imprint ...
Tamil Nadu bags a double
YANAM, JULY 22It was a memorable double for Tamil Nadu as its men's and women's squads emerged champions in the South Zone basketball championships which concluded at the GMC Balayogi Sports Complex here on Tuesday. The men thrashed Kerala 84-50, ...
Billiards & Snooker
Pankaj, Aditya in knock-out phase
Taupo, (New Zealand), July 22 National champion Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta confirmed their berths in the knock-out phase of the IBSF World under-21 snooker championship with straightforward victories in their respective penultimate league ...
Three share lead
KOLHAPUR, JULY 22On a bad day for the fancied players, three players R. Balasubramanium (ICF), R.R. Laxman (TN) and Syed Anwar Shazuli (Kerala) shared the lead with four points each at the end of fourth round of Rajarshi Shahu Trophy ...
Adam Hunt shocks Barua
Edenburg (Scotland) July 22 Commonwealth champion and second seed Grandmaster Dibyendu Barua suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of International Master Adam Hunt of England in the first round of the Smith and Williamson British chess ...
Racing : Horse
An act of unquestionable class
BANGALORE, JULY 22. After battling back from a winter of niggling physical worries, Classical Act is performing at the peak of his ability. The well-proportioned son of Placerville-Stunning beat pointless the freewheeling Zurbaran in what was a ...
Three world records set
BARCELONA, JULY 22.Michael Phelps made an impressive start to his 200 metres butterfly title defence by setting far and away the fastest time in heats at the world championships on Tuesday. The 18-year-old American opened his quest for four ...
Poncha finishes 40th
BANGALORE, JULY 22. Rehan Poncha, finally delivered the goods when he cracked the National mark in the 200 m butterfly heats for men at the World Swimming championship at Barcelona, when he clocked a career best of 2:08.05, thus bettering the ...
A case of Ullrich's benevolence and Armstrong's resilience
LUZ-ARDIDEN (FRANCE), JULY 22. After another scary moment at the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong summed up his experience so far this year. ``There have been a lot of strange things happening,'' Armstrong said. ``It's been a very odd, ...
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