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Cricket
Chopra hits century
VISAKHAPATNAM, SEPT. 28.The official word was that skipper Virender Sehwag was indisposed. It gave S.S. Das the opportunity to walk out with Akash Chopra — two of the contenders for an opener's slot in the Indian Test team — when play ...
BCCI to ask ICC to curtail international matches
KOLKATA, SEPT. 28. The Board of Control for Cricket continued to pile pressure on the world governing body as it decided to ask International Cricket Council (ICC) to curtail the "too cramped'' international cricket calendar so that the players ...
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    Hockey
    Lee's hat-trick gives Korea bronze
    KUALA LUMPUR, SEPT. 28. A hat-trick by Lee Jung Seon helped Korea defeat Japan and finish third in the Asia Cup hockey tournament here today. The challenge from Japan was no doubt spirited, but the Koreans displayed superior craft and ...


    Football
    Mohun Bagan dethrones East Bengal
    KOLKATA, SEPT. 28. Mohun Bagan dethroned defending champion Kingfisher East Bengal 5-3 via tie-breaker to lift the IFA Challenge Shield here on Sunday. The triumph thus ended a prolonged drought of title that saw the three-time National ...


    Athletics
    Surekha soars to a new National high
    BANGALORE, SEPT. 28.The `puny' 19 year old soared, soared and tumbled over to a new high in the women's pole vault event to create the lone National record on the opening day of the three day 43rd National Open athletic championship, organised by ...


    Chess
    Humpy among nine leaders
    SAHARANPUR, SEPT. 28The top three seeds — Moldova's Dmitry Svetushkin, Uzbekistan's Tahir Vakhidov and Russian veteran Alexander Fominyh — learnt it the hard way after being subjected to varying degrees of embarrassment on the second ...
    Three upsets mark opening round
    VIJAYAWADA, SEPT. 28.Three upsets marked the opening round of the National junior girls championship at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation (IGMC) stadium here on Sunday. Rank outsider Shruthi upstaged Sowmya Swaminathan (ELO rating 2091), ...


    Sports : General
    Afro-Asian Games: IOA making efforts to ensure Pakistan's participation
    HYDERABAD, SEPT. 28.The Indian Olympic Association will `put reasonable pressure on the Indian Government' to ensure that Pakistan takes part in the inaugural edition of the Afro-Asian Games to be held here from October 24 to November 1. This ...


    Weightlifting
    Russia emerges overall champion
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28. Alexandre Govorin claimed the `Champion of Champions' title as Russia emerged the World sub-junior powerlifting champion here on Sunday. Russia won eight out of 11 gold medals in the men's section, while it was nine out of ...



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