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Tuesday, August 05, 2003
Patil pleased with India `A' boys
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. Coach Sandeep Patil believes there is plenty of stuff for the National selectors to pick from the India `A' team, which returned home on Monday after a 45-day tour of England. Four players Shiv Sundar Das, Murali ...
Bopanna-Qureshi pair bags title
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. The top-seeded Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan clinched the doubles title beating the second-seeded Josh Goffi and Jason Marshall of the U.S. 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the $25,000 Challenger tennis tournament in ...
Title drought ends for Henman
WASHINGTON, AUG. 4.Tim Henman would have waited as long as necessary to earn his first ATP title in more than a year. Henman weathered a lengthy rain delay and beat Fernando Gonzalez 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic. ...
Vasco stuns East Bengal
KOLKATA, AUG. 4.The shock came all too soon. The champion of six consecutive titles including the ASEAN club championship, East Bengal was ousted from the prestigious Tata Federation Cup football as it lost to Vasco SC, Goa 1-0 in the ...
Xuanze, Zhang win titles
BIRMINGHAM, AUG. 4. China maintained its supremacy in the 13th World badminton championships at the National Indoor Arena here when, on the concluding day of the tournament, it claimed three titles men's singles, women's singles and ...
Billiards & Snooker
Habib gets a rude shock
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4.Asian Games gold medallist Rafath Habib received a rude awakening on Monday when he lost his both the league matches on the opening day of the 4th NSCI all-India invitational snooker tournament here. After two losses, in a ...
Naiditch stuns Radjabov
DORTMUND, AUG. 4. Naiditch, the Latvian-born Grandmaster shocked the giant-killer Radjabov in 48 moves with white pieces from a Sicilian defence, Paulsen variation in the fourth round of the Sparkassen chess meeting here on Sunday. Radjabov ...
Irrepressible Ramesh takes lead
NAGPUR, AUG. 4. R.B. Ramesh is on a rampage. The International Master inflicted a crushing defeat on Koneru Humpy to move half a point ahead of the field after the seventh round and stayed ahead by comfortably snapping the six-win sequence of ...
Sorenstam completes career Grand Slam
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, AUG. 4Exhausted by so much pressure from her one-off visit to the men's PGA Tour that she pulled out of a tournament after six holes, the Swede went into a minor slump by her high standards. Now she says the experience has ...
Racing : Motor
Karun back on top
CHENNAI, AUG. 4.India's Formula 3 star Karun Chandhok emerged first in Race 1 (Round 8) of the British Formula 3 championship (scholarship class) at the Rockingham Motor Speedway at Corby in England on Sunday, says the press release. Karun ...
Ralf Schumacher takes crash rap
HOCKENHEIM (GERMANY), AUG. 4. Ralf Schumacher was punished for his part in the opening lap crash in the German Grand Prix here on Sunday and will lose 10 grid positions in the next race in Hungary a move which could severely damage his ...
Sports : General
IOA bends backward to host 2010 C'Wealth Games
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. Whatever may be the outcome of the contest between New Delhi and Hamilton (Canada) _ both bidding to be the host city for the 2010 Commonwealth Games _ the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has gone overboard to commit huge ...
Arjuna Award getting bogged down on technicalities
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. Even before the recommendations of the specially constituted Arjuna Award selection panel have reached the Union Sports Minister's table, bitter controversies have erupted, making one wonder whether Indian sport can ever be rid ...
National meet inaugurated
HYDERABAD, AUG. 4. The National laser sailing championship was inaugurated by Mr. Surjit Singh Barnala, Governor of Andhra Pradesh at the Hussainsagar Lake here on Monday. The participating sailors went through a practice race to test the winds ...
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