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Tuesday, November 09, 2004
ON THE FRONT FOOT ADAM GILCHRIST
Impeccable planning and preparation did the trick
This week marks a special time for our squad, giving each of us a chance to return home and reflect on the remarkable events of the past month. What I'm sure will make it special will be the chance to share those experiences with family and ...
Vidyut puts Tamil Nadu in driver's seat
CHENNAI, NOV. 8. Opener Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan's unbeaten 97 put Tamil Nadu in a commanding position at the end of the second day's play in the Ranji Trophy Elite B encounter against Hyderabad at the M.A. Chidambaram stadium on Monday. Tamil ...
Laxman still a thorn in Australia's flesh
DUBAI, NOV. 8. Australian coach John Buchanan has said that V. V. S. Laxman continued to be a cause of worry for the world champion as its plans for a 3-0 whitewash in the series against India was foiled by the stylish right-hander who returned ...
Deplorable conditions leave players disgruntled
GURGAON, NOV. 8. An under-prepared cricket pitch may have resurrected the lost hopes of Indian cricket recently in Mumbai, but a set of unprepared clay courts proved a nightmare for tennis players from 17 countries in the ITF Satellite tennis ...
Ghouse-Uppal duo in last eight
GURGAON, NOV. 8. The top-seeded Mustafa Ghouse and Vishaal Uppal needed three sets to get past wild card entrants Rupesh Roy and Vivek Shokeen in the doubles pre-quarterfinals in the first leg of the ITF men's Satellite tennis circuit at the NTA ...
Netherlands rallies to down Australia
ROSARIO, NOV. 8. Chantal de Bruijn and Maartje Scheepstra scored second-half goals and rallied the Netherlands to a 2-1 victory over Australia at the Champion's Trophy women's field hockey tournament on Sunday, handing the defending champion its ...
East Bengal gets past JCT
NEW DELHI, NOV. 8. East Bengal's 1-0 victory over JCT underlined the importance of opportunism in a close contest, as the Kolkata side set up a title clash with Mohun Bagan in the Durand Cup football tournament. In a dreary encounter, there ...
Double for Chopda and Nehwah
PANAJI, NOV. 8. Sagar Chopda of Maharashtra and Saina Nehwah of Andhra Pradesh won a double crown in the boys and girls category respectively in the 29th Open junior badminton championship here today. Second seed Chopda defeated fourth seed P. ...
Billiards & Snooker
Eddie Charlton passes away
WELLINGTON, NOV. 8. Australian snooker great Eddie Charlton died in a New Zealand hospital on Monday after a short illness, his New Zealand managers said. He was 75. Peter Heremaia, whose company Country Promotions organised Charlton's ...
Mohana Priya in sole lead
HERAKLIO (GREECE), NOV. 8.J. Mohana Priya jumped into sole lead in the under-10 girls category at the World Youth chess festival when the fifth round concluded on Sunday night. She has full points from five rounds in a 11-round swiss system ...
Prasad draws with Aleksandrov
KOLKATA, NOV. 8. The top seeds Aleksej Aleksandrov of Belarus and Ni Hua of China drew with Indian International Masters, Devaki V. Prasad and Rahul Shetty respectively in the opening round of the Alekhine Chess Club organised ...
Racing : Motor
Narain finishes season in sixth spot
COIMBATORE, NOV. 8. India's top driver Narain Karthikeyan ended a good season with two wins, a second and a third place finish. The TATA RC Motorsport driver from Coimbatore thus finished in the sixth position in one of the world's top series, ...
Sports : General
Now cyclists caught in doping net
NEW DELHI, NOV. 8. After weightlifting and athletics, it is the turn of cycling to dominate the Indian doping scene. In a shocking development, two cyclists were reported `positive' for anabolic steroids while six others were found to have ...
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