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Friday, February 06, 2004
Ganguly confident of running Australia close
MELBOURNE, FEB. 5. Australia has been a champion team at home, winning tournaments for many years. Its record is exceptional. Two years ago, Australia failed to qualify for the finals and without delay the selectors changed the leadership of the ...
THE GREG CHAPPELL COLUMN
India has to overcome mental fatigue
MELBOURNE, FEB. 5. Australia's recent supremacy on the world stage of one-day cricket will be put to test on Friday in Melbourne if the Indian team can recapture the innocent hope and determination that it displayed in the Brisbane Test match ...
Bengal, Mumbai win opening games
KOLKATA, FEB. 5.Bengal and Mumbai began their Ranji Trophy one-day inter-zonal tournament campaign on a winning note here on Thursday. East Zone champion Bengal earned a 14-run victory over North Zone winner Delhi at the Eden Gardens while West ...
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5. India's fortunes in the Davis Cup will once again revolve around Leander Paes when he plays a crucial singles rubber against New Zealand on the opening day of the Asia-Oceania Group I first round tie in Invercargill, New ...
Iryna stops a fighting Madura
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5. Top-seeded Madura Ranganathan faltered in the climax to allow an extended run for qualifier Iryna Matiychyk of Ukraine in the Adidas ITF grade `II' junior tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex here on Thursday. On a day when ...
India holds Holland
HYDERABAD, FEB. 5. India drew with Holland in the first Test of the Naval Tata hockey series at the Gachibowli complex here tonight. Holland led 1-0 at half-time. The Dutch were sluggish in the first half despite forcing as many as six penalty ...
A satisfactory result: Tirkey
HYDERABAD, FEB. 5. The Indian captain, Dilip Tirkey, said that the one-all draw against Holland in the first Test of the three-match series at the floodlit Gachibowli complex was "a pretty satisfactory result.'' In the post-match briefing, Tirkey ...
Cautious India takes on Korea
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5. India lacks the fire-power to match some of the better teams in women's hockey in the continent. Both in terms of strength and stamina, fitter teams such as China, Korea and Japan are way head. Skill is one factor where India ...
Chennai Loyola in semifinals
COIMBATORE, FEB 5. Loyola College, Chennai, struck thrice in the second half to fashion a comfortable 3-0 win over local hopes Ramakrishna Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science in the quarterfinal contest of the 12th State level inter-collegiate ...
Billiards & Snooker
Advani poses the biggest challenge
GWALIOR, FEB. 5. A host of champions, current and former, for the National billiards championship, which cues off at the Jiwaji University here on Friday, make the field an impressive destination for the challengers. Defending champion Alok ...
India wins first Test
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5. India began its campaign in style winning the first Test in the three-Test carrom series against Sri Lanka. The Indian men edged past their Lankan counterparts 2-1, while Indian women routed the Lankans 3-0. Every Test is ...
Swati becomes WGM; Ganguly joins Short at the top
GIBRALTAR, FEB. 5. Surya Shekhar Ganguly crushed Scottish Grandmaster Jonathan Rowson and joined overnight leader Nigel Short in the lead with seven points but it was the news of Swati Ghate becoming the country's seventh Woman Grandmaster that ...
Meghna Bal enters final
BANGALORE, FEB. 5. The Navision all-India Ladies Amateur golf championship final in the gold division is going to be a contest between a rookie and a veteran. Fifteen year-old Meghna Bal came up with another sterling performance to defeat her ...
Randhawa breaks into top 100 in world rankings
BANGALORE, FEB. 5Jyoti Randhawa has created history by becoming the first Indian golfer to crack the top 100 in the world rankings. In the latest rakings released after his second place finish in Asia's richest event, The Johnnie Walker ...
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