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    Younis, Youhana in majestic form
    KOLKATA, MARCH 17. The demon of self-doubt is the biggest scourge of them all and Younis Khan conquered the beast at the Eden Gardens. The Pakistan vice-captain, who had appeared to be under a siege at Mohali, regained form with what could be a ...

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    Making batting look an easy task
    There are days when the cricket ball picks on a particular fielder and chases him relentlessly. Tendulkar happened to be the target on the second day, as he dived, scampered across the turf and chased hard in order to save some runs for his side. ...

    Younis silences his critics
    KOLKATA, MARCH 17. He was under tremendous pressure to perform after an eminently forgettable outing in the first Test at Mohali. Pakistan's vice-captain Mohammad Younis Khan silenced his critics on Thursday with a majestic unbeaten century ...

    HOCKEY
    Big win for Indian Airlines
    HYDERABAD, MARCH 17. Defending champion Indian Airlines began its campaign in the 61st senior National hockey championship for the Rangaswamy Cup, in style with an easy 8-2 win over Maharashtra at the Begumpet Police Stadium here on ...

    BILLIARDS
    Rare hat-trick by Advani
    MALTA, MARCH 17. India's Pankaj Advani completed a rare hat-trick of titles on Wednesday night by becoming the 2005 IBSF point format World billiards champion. After leading 4-0 at the interval against compatriot Devendra Joshi, the current ...

    Cricket
    GE Capital in semifinals
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 17. GE Capital beat Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) by 46 runs to make it to the semifinals of the Teri Cup cricket tournament at the TERI Oval, near here. The scores: GE Capital 127 in 25 overs ...

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    Tennis
    Agassi has it easy
    INDIAN WELLS, MARCH 17. Nearing 35, Andre Agassi still has plenty of bounce in his step — and his game. Agassi rolled to a 6-4, 6-1 victory on Wednesday over Guillermo Coria in the Pacific Life Open, both frustrating and amusing his ...

    Ashok Reddy upsets Rajan
    BANGALORE, MARCH 17. Qualifier Ashok Reddy of Andhra Pradesh knocked out third-seeded C.S. Rajan of Karnataka 6-4, 6-3 and entered the above 55 singles quarterfinals of the Indian Oil Servo all-India ranking veterans' tennis championship at the ...

    Rastogi, Vinod Sridhar make semifinals
    KOLKATA, MARCH 17. The singles semifinal line-up of the ONGC-ITF Futures tournament resembled a Davis Cup draw as two Indians and two Americans progressed from the quarterfinals to face each other in the last four stage. The names that emerged ...

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    Palampur, Ludhiana sides in semifinals
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 17. Choudhary Sarwan Kumar Krishi Viswavidyalaya (Palampur) and Punjab Agricultural University (Ludhiana)moved into the semifinals of the sixth all-India inter-agriculture universities basketball tournament here on ...

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    Cybergenic runs with good chance
    BANGALORE, MARCH 18. Cybergenic runs with a good chance in the Linganamakki Cup (1,200m), the main event of this afternoon's meeting. False rails (width about 4m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in ...

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    Shooting
    Russel takes double trap gold
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 17. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore lost to his coach, Australian Mark Russel, and settled for silver in the double trap event as India won five medals including a gold by Pemba Tamang in the Commonwealth shooting championships in ...

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