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Wednesday, February 04, 2004
India struggles to beat Zimbabwe
PERTH, FEB. 3. The WACA pitch exposed the lack of skills of the specialist batsmen of the teams in the VB tri-series. The Indian batsmen made heavy weather of a small target in the last league match today. Thanks to V.V.S. Laxman's all-round ...
Indians have a fighting chance
The Indians have a fighting chance in the finals of the VB series. India might have gone down to Australia in Perth, but we will have to remember that the finals will be played on surfaces vastly different from the one in the West Australian ...
Rupesh Roy downs Chris Eaton
NEW DELHI, FEB. 3. Rupesh Roy pushed himself into a tight corner but pulled himself out in time in beating Chris Eaton of Britain 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in the first round of the Adidas ITF grade `II' junior tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex here on ...
Govt. initiative to keep ATP event in Chennai
CHENNAI, FEB. 3. There is good news for tennis fans in the city. The ATP tournament that has been a regular event for eight years in the city sports calendar will in all likelihood continue to remain here but under a new name The Chennai ...
Can Japan sustain its resurgence?
NEW DELHI, FEB. 3.After two days of action in the women's Asia Cup, much of the focus has remained on India and China. Their performance, irrespective of the quality, has been a subject of assessment but the trend is likely to change. ...
India, Holland resume bilateral meetings after 27 years
HYDERABAD, FEB. 3. That the Indian Hockey Federation and its Netherlands counterpart (KNHB) agreed to resume bilateral meetings after almost a generation 27 years to be exact is happy news for the aficianados in both the ...
Tirkey optimistic of good show
HYDERABAD, FEB. 3. The Indian hockey captain, Dilip Tirkey, is optimistic of finding the right balance ahead of the crucial 2004 Athens Olympics qualifiers to be held in Madrid next month. Speaking after a strenuous training session at the ...
Billiards & Snooker
Advani retains junior billiards title
GWALIOR, FEB. 3.Pankaj Advani beat Rishabh Thakkar 1029-670 to win the title for the third straight time in the 28th Junior National billiards championship at the Jiwaji University here on Tuesday. Though Advani came through unscathed, Rishabh ...
Anand beats Topalov
NEW DELHI, FEB. 3. Recently crowned Corus chess champion Viswanathan Anand beat local favourite Veselin Topalov in a TV blitz match in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. Anand, who is expected to move up to the second place in the new world ...
Hari takes lead
GIBRALTAR, FEB. 3. P. Hari Krishna stretched his winning sequence to six games by scoring over compatriot Sandipan Chanda in a violent seventh-round battle and snatched the lead with six points in the Gibtele.com Masters International chess ...
Kanika upsets Shruti
BANGALORE, FEB. 3.Kanika Minocha toppled top ranked Shruti Khanna on the opening day of the four-day All India ladies amateur golf championship (matchplay) tournament, which commenced at the Karnataka Golf Association on Tuesday. Shruthi, ...
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