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Wednesday, September 03, 2003
Dravid keen to get into the thick of action
BANGALORE, SEPT. 2.Fresh from his Scottish sojourns, Rahul Dravid is keen to get back to the middle of competitive cricket. "It is about eight months since we last played a Test series and this week and the next month is all about getting into ...
Kapil's tips to fast bowlers
BANGALORE, SEPT. 2.Kapil Dev played guide to fast bowlers at the preparatory camp for probables at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday. The former India skipper had earlier missed out on his session with the seamers on Monday as rain played ...
Capriati reaches quarterfinals
NEW YORK, SEPT. 2. In a rain-interrupted match that ended more than six hours after it began, sixth-seeded Jennifer Capriati reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the third straight year by beating No. 11 Elena Dementieva 6-2, 7-5 on Monday. ...
Samrita ousts Rushmi
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 2. Samrita Sekar played her patented strokes with confidence in beating the third-seeded Rushmi Chakravarti 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in the first round of the $10,000 ITF women's circuit tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex here on ...
Double crown for Tushar Liberhan
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 2. The top-seeded Tushar Liberhan justified his rating as he won a double crown in the Group `IV' ITF junior tennis tournament in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, last week. Tushar beat Marsel Khamdamov of Uzbekistan 6-2, 6-0 in the ...
FIH to introduce world rankings
BRUSSELS, SEPT. 2. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is launching its first official world ranking system in October 2003. The ranking system will be used to determine the pool composition of major FIH and continental federation events ...
IBF censures Chinese pair
BANGALORE, SEPT. 2. The Chinese women's doubles pair Yang Wei and Zhang Jiewen have been reprimanded by the International Badminton Federation's Disciplinary Committee, following an incident in their quarterfinal match of the World Badminton ...
Billiards & Snooker
Sweet revenge for Manan
MUMBAI, SEPT. 2.Less than a month ago he failed to beat a field in a selection trial tournament in New Delhi to make it to the World Senior snooker championship in China. He lost 2-5 to the National senior and junior champion in Pankaj Advani. ...
Saptarishi, Priya clinch titles
CHENNAI, SEPT. 2. Saptarishi Roy of Goodricke National Chess Academy and P. Priya of Tamil Nadu won the boys and girls titles in the Jaya Engineering College National under-18 chess championship that concluded at Tiruninravur on Tuesday. Both ...
Adhikary beats Kalishekar
MUMBAI, SEPT. 2 Laxminarayan Adhikary beat fellow Indian P. Kalishekar in the first round match of the World Junior chess for the visually impaired at Potevedra (Spain) on Tuesday, according to information provided by the All-India Chess ...
Facile wins for Indian paddlers
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 2.Indian girls shocked Indonesia 3-0 and the boys recorded a similar verdict against UAE in the opening rounds of the Asian junior table tennis championships at the Kotla Vijay Bhaskar Reddy indoor stadium here on Tuesday. Later ...
Andhra CM promises support to TTFI's academy plans
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 2. In yet another welcome gesture on the sporting front, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has promised complete support to the Table Tennis Federation of India in its endeavour to set up a full-fledged ...
Adithanar College beats YMCA `A'
CHENNAI, SEPT. 2. Adithanar College defeated YMCA `A' 25-21, 21-25, 25-14 in the sixth State-level volleyball tournament for schools and colleges at the St. Louis Institute for the Deaf and the Blind, here, recently. Inter-college: YMCA ...
Vijay Kumar creates new meet record
CHENNAI, SEPT. 2. Vijay Kumar of Army with a score of 285 created the new meet record in the 25m Sports Pistol Junior Men Services event of the All India GV Mavlankar shooting championship, which concluded, here, on Tuesday. Vijay rewrote the ...
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