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NatWest series: England starts favourite
LONDON, JUNE 23. One of the fascinations of the NatWest one-day international series, which begins at Old Trafford on Thursday under floodlights, is to see how England, West Indies and New Zealand deal with the problems that afflict them before a ...
Rain plays havoc with the schedule
LONDON, JUNE 23.All sporting certainties are certainties, but some are more certain than the others. At least one, for sure come Wimbledon and the summer suddenly seems desperately keen to morph into winter. Dark, rain-bearing clouds ...
Sunil Kumar makes quarterfinals
NEW DELHI, JUNE 23. Not playing anywhere near his best, Sunil Kumar was good enough to eliminate the third-seeded Vinod Sridhar in the pre-quarterfinals of the ITF Satellite tennis circuit third leg at the DLTA Complex here on Wednesday. On a ...
A `Beautiful Game' that touches people in many ways
LISBON, JUNE 23. After 20 months of captivity in Dagestan, Arjan Erkel had one thing on his mind. Back in the hands of a Dutch diplomat, he immediately asked: "Did they qualify for the European Championships?" Now, two months after his ordeal, ...
Billiards & Snooker
Venkatesh joins the leaders
VIJAYAWADA, JUNE 23. International Master M.R. Venkatesh of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board joined overnight leaders Sriram Jha of LIC and B.S. Sivanandan of Karnataka at the top of the tables with a fine positional victory over M. Srinivasa Rao ...
Anand receives his third Oscar
NEW DELHI, JUNE 23.World No. 2 Viswanathan Anand became the second non-Russian player to have won three Chess Oscars when the Indian was handed over the trophy at a star-studded ceremony in Moscow. In an elegant ceremony in the Russian capital ...
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