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Thursday, July 15, 2004
Ganguly misses pre-event function
COLOMBO, JULY 14. Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's absence was conspicuous during the pre-event function of the Indian Oil-Asia Cup 2004 six-nation competition held at the Taj Samudra here on Wednesday. When asked about this, coach John Wright ...
The Lankan wizard ready to weave his magic
COLOMBO, JULY 14. Even as Shane Warne picked up 10 wickets in the just-concluded two-Test series against Sri Lanka at home, which saw the Australian leg-spinner draw level with Muttiah Muralitharan's record of 527 wickets, the wizard from the ...
Good day for Globe Trotters
CHENNAI, JULY 14. Aashish Kapoor, Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan (both Globe Trotters), S. Lekshmikumar, and Pankaj Dharmani (both India Pistons) made centuries while Mambalam Mosquitos' S.R. Ganesh Kumar registered the lone five-wicket haul on day one ...
India overcomes Belgium
NIVELLES (BELGIUM), JULY 14. India overcame a defiant and tenacious Belgium to register a 3-1 win in their first `friendly' hockey match here. India, which led 1-0 at the break, scored through Sandeep Singh, Deepak Thakur and Prabhjot Singh in ...
Imtiaz nets winner
NEW DELHI, JULY 14. Imtiaz scored the match-winner as Rohini Football Club defeated Budhist Blue Stars 1-0 in a Group `B' match of the SAIL DSA `A' division football league at the Nehru Stadium ground here on Wednesday. In another match in the ...
Figueroa figures in Argentina's win
PIURA (PERU), JULY 14. Argentina beat Uruguay 4-2 in the Copa America's most storied rivalry on Tuesday and set up the first confirmed quarterfinal against tournament host Peru. Mexico eliminated Ecuador 2-1 in the first match at Miguel Grau ...
Kasimdzhanov is the new king
TRIPOLI, JULY 14.Grandmaster Rustam Kasimdzhanov of Uzbekistan recovered from a precarious position early on to beat Michael Adams of England 1.5-0.5 in the tie-breaker to win the World chess championship on Tuesday. The 24-year-old ...
Another stage win for McEwen
GUERET, JULY 14.Robbie McEwen of Australia won the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday. The stage win was McEwen's second of this Tour. Spain's Inigo Landaluze and Italian Filippo Simeoni broke away from the pack just 38 km from the ...
Els, Woods set to provide keen fare
TROON (SCOTLAND), JULY 14. Despite two U.S. Open titles and a wealth of talent, Ernie Els used to show up at major championships and try to convince himself he could win. It was a one-sided argument that he usually lost. ``It was difficult ...
Racing : Horse
Bold Raider claims Zipper Cup
Correia makes history
With a fourth-place finish in the 100-metres freestyle, she became the first black woman to qualify for the United States Olympic swim team. ``I'm amazed, I'm shocked, I'm happy,'' said Correia, who now has a chance to be part of the 400 free ...
Big bids for Beckham's 'penalty' ball
MADRID: David Beckham's fluffed penalty kick in the shoot-out of the Euro 2004 quarterfinal against Portugal was costly for England. But the ball the soccer star blazed into the stands on June 24 is proving even costlier. It has attracted a bid ...
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