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Cricket
Dravid, Laxman turn Adelaide into Garden of Eden
ADELAIDE, DEC. 14. The virtues of correct batsmanship were aptly demonstrated in the land of Bradman by a performer who, like the god of batting, values his wicket. Rahul Dravid's flawless innings, supported by an artistic essay from V.V.S. ...
The famous pair sets new marks
The 303-run partnership between Rahul Dravid and V.V.S Laxman bettered the following landmarks: * on 109, they went past the previous highest for India at Adelaide for the 5th wicket, which was the 108 between Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav ...
Memories of another day
It was a magnificent fightback by the Indian batsmen on the third day at the Adelaide Oval. The Australians once again ran into the Dravid-Laxman combination. Apart from the ability of the individuals concerned, partnerships are built on ...
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    Tennis
    Nationals from today
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 14. There has been a growing debate over the last few days in the tennis circles, whether the National championship has been devalued by an impressive number of international events at home. The talk was more about the players ...


    Hockey
    IHF promises to send strong team
    CHENNAI, DEC. 14. Stoutly refuting the allegation that India is proposing to send a second string team to the Azlan Shah trophy tournament, the Indian Hockey Federation has assured that the team would be strong enough to maintain its stature and ...


    Football
    Sporting logs its first point of the tournament
    KOLKATA, DEC. 14. Elite division debutant Mohammedan Sporting lodged its first point of the tournament when it held Vasco SC of Goa goalless in the fourth round of VIII National Football League at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Sunday. Sporting, ...
    JCT beats Salgaocar
    LUDHIANA, DEC. 14. JCT Phagwara survived a scare before romping home to a 1-0 victory over Salgaocar Sports Club in a National Football League match here today. The lone goal of the match came through veteran I.M. Vijayan who scored in the 17th ...


    Billiards & Snooker
    Merchant-Shandilya duo triumphs
    MUMBAI, DEC. 14.Yasin Merchant and Ashok Shandilya, champions in their own right, delivered when it mattered to win the first-ever Bombay Gymkhana men's doubles (time limit) invitation snooker tournament on Sunday. The team of former Asian ...


    Chess
    Humpy holds Hari; Ganguly widens lead
    KOZHIKODE, DEC. 14. Koneru Humpy and Pendyala Harikrishna fought hard in the 16th round of the 41st National men's `A' chess championship at the Chess India Complex here on Sunday. Humpy and Sandipan Chanda have maintained their second ...


    Racing : Motor
    Narain looking for funds to realise his dream
    Nuvem, (Goa), Dec 14. It's a feeling of Deja Vu for Narain Karthikeyan. Once again he is at that point of his career where all he needs is a couple of million dollars and his participation in the F1 races will become a reality. Narain, ...
    Ameya Walvalkar takes honours
    NUVEM (GOA), DEC. 14.Ameya Walvalkar has made the Goa karting track his happy hunting ground. Winner of the grand final of the JK Tyre Karting event here in 2001, Ameya raced ahead after the second lap and was never pushed as he won the Goa zone ...


    Table Tennis
    Bengal survives a scare
    MANESAR (HARYANA), DEC. 14. Little-known G. Jitendra played the lead role to perfection but the support cast of Andhra Pradesh could not rise above the script. As a result, the Bengal men managed to escape to a face-saving 3-2 verdict and ...


    Shooting
    Navin sets a new mark in skeet
    HYDERABAD, DEC. 14.Navin Jindal with a 144/150 tally, shot down the National skeet record of 141, held jointly by H.S. Bedi and Rajpal Singh Kochar at the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh range here on Sunday. Pitchforking him to the fore was ...



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