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Thursday, August 07, 2003
Ponting hammers century
DARWIN (AUSTRALIA), AUG. 6.Skipper Ricky Ponting blazed a century on Wednesday as the world champion Australians crushed Bangladesh by 112 runs to complete Test and limited-overs series whitewashes of the touring cricket minnows. Ponting won ...
Ramesh's omission surprising
Chennai, Aug. 6. Even as the country continues its rather elusive search for a pair of reliable Test openers, Sadagopan Ramesh does not even find his name among the 36 probables announced by the national selectors for the pre-season conditioning ...
Dravid's 81 fails to save Scotland
LONDON, AUG. 6.Indian vice-captain Rahul Dravid's elegant 81 went in vain as English county minnows Scotland crashed to a seven-wicket defeat against Hampshire in a National League one-day match at the Rose Bowl yesterday. Put in to bat ...
Putting a price on patriotism? You must be joking!
Be Indian, Buy Indian has taken a whole new meaning in the context of Indian sport. Apparently a 17-year old girl of Indian origin, who learnt to blast forehands and backhands in the spiritual home of modern tennis sunny Florida ...
Sania Mirza's priority is singles
BANGALORE, AUG. 6.Sania Mirza has always been a picture of poise and the Wimbledon doubles triumph has made the 16-year old, a more self-assured player who now aims at clear-cut goals. Sania, wound up a four-day stint with her coach, Krishna ...
Mahindra United in summit clash
KOLKATA, AUG. 6. Mumbai giant Mahindra United entered the final of the Tata-sponsored 25th Federation Cup football tournament prevailing over Goa's Vasco SC 2-1 here in the second semifinal at the Salt Lake Stadium on Wednesday evening. ...
A personal triumph for Sajeevan
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 6. The success of the Indian junior (under-18) football team in the recent Ian Rush international youth football tournament for the M.M. Ford Trophy was a personal triumph for the soft-spoken assistant coach Sajeevan ...
Anju George wins silver at Stockholm
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. After two unsuccessful attempts at Rome and Madrid, long jumper Anju George has a medal at a Grand Prix meet. The Indian record holder and Asian Games gold medallist took the silver behind Swede Carolina Kluft at the Super ...
Seeds have it easy
KOCHI, AUG. 6.The seeds had an easy time on the opening day of the third RSC `Play for Gold' South India Open badminton tournament which began at the Rajiv Gandhi indoor stadium here on Wednesay. Kerala's Aparna Balan, the under-19 girls top ...
ICF puts up a better show
CHENNAI, AUGUST 6. Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, put up a better show with neat shooting and passable defence against Tata Steel (TISCO), Jamshedpur, 65-48 on the third day of Ace Basketball Club's all-India tournament for the Magnolia Trophy ...
Billiards & Snooker
Advani, Joshi score contrasting wins
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. National champion Pankaj Advani combined five black and three blue balls to make a delightful break of 63, the highest so far of the tournament, on way to beating Mukesh Rehani in a group `A' league match of the NSCI all-India ...
Humpy, Jha catch up with Ramesh
NAGPUR, AUG. 6. With R. B. Ramesh slowing down following a third successive friendly draw, Koneru Humpy and Sriram Jha caught up with the overnight leader after recording resounding victories to reach nine points after 11 rounds of the National ...
Bologan, the surprise packet
DORTMUND, AUG. 6. Former World chess champion Viswanathan Anand has taken his ship out of the storm and is slowly steering to safety in the Sparkassen Chess Meeting being held at the Dortmund Theatre here. After the first half, Anand, twice ...
Simarjeet, Gagan card day's best
BANGALORE, AUG. 6. On a day of testing conditions, Simarjeet Singh of Oil India Limited (OIL) and Gagan Verma of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) carded level par scores for the best performance of the day. Jaideep Patwardhan of GAIL however ...
Sports : General
Hamilton a tough competitor for Delhi
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. The four-day evaluation of New Delhi's capacity to host the 2010 Commonwealth Games has brought into focus a new aspect _ whether India would be able to cope up with the ever-growing magnitude of such multi-sport events. ``We ...
Kalmadi seeks one-time exception
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. The president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Mr. Suresh Kalmadi, has appealed to the Union Sports Minister to make a one-time exception and give the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to two sportspersons. Speculation ...
Two more wins come Madhu's way
HYDERABAD, AUG 6.P. Madhu of AYN chalked up two more victories to remain unbeaten in the first four races of the Radial rig category in the Laser National sailing championship being conducted by the LCAI at the Hussainsagar Lake, here on ...
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