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Wednesday, October 29, 2003
Australia looks to set things right
FARIDABAD, OCT. 28. The journey to this industrial town is tortuous and time consuming. It is the ultimate driving test, what with man and mammals fighting for space on the highway, which is perpetually dug up for repairs for miles. The New ...
Gavaskar, Kapil team up with Percept D'Mark
MUMBAI, OCT 28. Percept D'Mark, a sports and celebrity management company, signed on cricket legends Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev. The two sporting icons, announcing their decision to team up with one of India's leading sports/event management ...
Jaspal Rana bags silver
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28 Jaspal Rana clambered up to a silver and Anjali Bhagwat slipped to second place in the men's 25 metre standard pistol and the women's 10 metre air rifle events respectively at the University of Hyderabad shooting range here on ...
Sania toys with Mawisire
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28.Indian players chalked up easy wins in their respective quarterfinal matches in the individual events of the tennis competitions of the first Afro-Asian Games at the Lal Bahadur stadium tennis complex here today. In the ...
Ethiopians dominate on track
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28. The Ethiopians showed why they are so highly rated in long distance running, Kenyan Ezra Sambu underscored his supremacy in the 400 metres with a 45.04s, while Bobby Aloysius and Gurmeet Kaur bagged silver medals for the host ...
Silver for Mandar, Nisha
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28.Mandar Anand Divse and Nisha Millet took the second spot in the men's and women's sections respectively of the swimming competition in the Afro-Asian Games at the Swarnandhra Pradesh Sports Complex pool in Gachibowli here on ...
Indian girls thrash Korea, meet South Africa
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28. India recorded a methodical 3-0 win over Korea to set up a title clash with South Africa in the women's hockey competition of the Afro-Asian Games at the Gachibowli Hockey Complex on Tuesday. South Africa blanked Busan Asian ...
Mixed feelings for Sunita and Bobby
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28. For two Indians the opening day of the athletics programme in the Afro-Asian Games provided for mixed feelings. On the track at the Gachibowli stadium was Sunita Rani, the Busan Asian Games gold medallist in her familiar ...
Wang Li brooks no resistance
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28. World Record holder, Wang Li of China, was the cynosure of all eyes at the weightlifting competition of the Afro-Asian Games at the Yousufguda indoor stadium here this evening. She lived up to her reputation as she won the ...
Athletics: Men: Javelin throw, 200m, 3000 mts steelplechase, long jump, 1500m 4x100m relay; Women: 10km walk, heptathlon events, pole vault, 100m hurdles, long jump, 200m, 10,000m, discuss throw, 4x100m relay; G.M.C. Balayogi ...
Will SAI/IOA keep their promise to Anjali?
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28The electronic target promised to India's crack shot Anjali Bhagwat continues to elude her, nearly two months after an announcement at the Samsung Awards function in Delhi where top officials both from the Indian Olympic ...
A fitting line-up and spirit
HYDERABAD, OCT. 28.Football event of the Afro Asian Games has certainly held aloft the theme of `Two continents and one spirit', at least till now. With India and Zimbabwe on one side and Uzebekistan and Rwanda on the other to contest the ...
Anand, Kramnik sail into semifinals
CAP D'AGDE, OCT. 28. Title favourites Vladimir Kramnik of Russia and Viswanathan Anand advanced into the semifinals defeating their opposition by identical 1.5-0.5 victory margins in the World rapid chess championship here on Monday. Kramnik ...
Smooth day for seeds
THALAMBUR, OCT. 28. There were no surprises in the first round of the Vel's Srinivasa College of Engineering Technology 17th National under-7 boys and girls' chess championship here this evening. The results came fast and smooth with the ...
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