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Monday, October 06, 2003
Gritty Badani livens up final day
Rajkot. Oct. 5. Hemang Badani, who went out to bat on Saturday morning with a fractured hand, showed nerves of steel, a brave heart and hit bold shots. The 26-year-old returned to the pavilion after tea break with a plenty of runs (127, 284m, ...
Akash Chopra, Balaji and Salvi get a call
RAJKOT, OCT. 5. At the start of a fresh season's international campaign, Test caps will be handed over to an opening batsman and a new ball bowler at Motera in the first Test starting on October 8. National selectors on Saturday chose Delhi ...
Maiden title for Kohlschreiber
TUMKUR, OCT. 5. The 19-year-old Phillipp Kohlschreiber of Germany stonewalled a spirited challenge from qualifier Lee Childs of Great Britain to bag his maiden Challenger title with a 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) victory in 101 minutes in the $25,000 ATP ...
Sania bags title
NEW DELHI, OCT. 5. Top-seeded Sania Mirza defeated the second-seeded Rushmi Chakravarthi 6-3, 7-5 to clinch the title in the $10,000 ITF women's circuit tennis tournament in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday. It was the sixth singles title in the ...
Surekha steals the show
CHENNAI, OCT. 5. It was Tamil Nadu's day in the two-day third Federation Cup junior (under-20) athletics meet which concluded at the Nehru stadium here on Sunday. The host recorded a hat-trick of title success by winning the overall ...
Billiards & Snooker
Wilson Jones passes into history
MUMBAI, OCT. 5.Cueists lined up to give Wilson Jones a final farewell at Shivaji Park here on Sunday. Independent India's first World champion (he won the World amateur billiards title in 1958) had passed away the previous day at 81 due to ...
Hari, Ramesh share lead
NEW DELHI, OCT. 5.By turns, the on-going Parvsnath International chess tournament is proving to be a fruitful one for the leading Delhi players. The trend, kick-started by eight-year-old Sahaj Grover after bringing down B. S. Shivanandan in ...
Mari Arul is champion
VIJAYAWADA, OCT. 5. S. Mari Arul clinched the crown in the Immortal Five all-India open FIDE-rated chess tournament which concluded at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation stadium here on Sunday. K.N. Gopal and A. Sankar had eight points ...
Raghavi clinches title
VIJAYAWADA, OCT. 5. N. Raghavi clinched the National junior girls chess championship crown with 7.5 points at the end of nine rounds at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation stadium here on Sunday. Asian junior champion Y. Prathiba and N. ...
Sports : General
Iranian quartet rewrites record
BHOPAL, OCT. 5. Iran overcame its apologetic saga of the 2002 Busan Asian Games with a golden finish in the 10th Asian canoeing and kayaking championship here on Saturday. Though China's best boatmen were absent, but the way Iranian men cruised ...
Suresh Singh slugs his way to success
COLVA (GOA), OCT. 4.Olympian Suresh Singh, back in the ring after a head injury sustained while boxing, showed his determination as he beat Parrenas Arlfo of Philippines in the flyweight final at the Goa International boxing championship, which ...
Rathore ranked fourth in world
NEW DELHI, OCT. 5. World championship bronze medallist, Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has moved to the fourth position in the ISSF world rankings in doubletrap. Rathore had been consistent through the season, winning a bronze in the World Cup ...
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