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Wednesday, March 03, 2004
Patient Papps steers Kiwis to victory
NAPIER, MARCH 2.Opener Michael Papps made a painstaking 92 to steer New Zealand to a five-wicket win over South Africa in the sixth limited-overs cricket international on Tuesday, completing an historic 5-1 series win. Papps carried his bat ...
Bowling is the key
CHENNAI, MARCH 2. During times when a vital department is rocked by injuries, team selection can be similar to solving a jigsaw; putting a piece here, and keeping another one there, before the picture is complete. Getting the bowling ...
Caribbeans cruise into final
DHAKA, MARCH 2. It probably has something to do with the Guyanese connection. Assad Fudadin has Shivnarine Chanderpaul's touch, and thankfully for the colts in maroon the latter's cool disposition too. West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin did his ...
Mazur emerges giantkiller
CHENNAI, MARCH 2. Todor Enev looked drained halfway through his singles match at the Nungambakkam Stadium on Tuesday morning. Sweat dripped from his forehead; his face was flushed pink. He took several swigs from his water bottle. He kicked a ...
Poles stand tall against the Brits
MADRID, MARCH 2. Amidst the fret and fever of speculation, the quest for an Olympic berth began on a sunny afternoon even as the mercury kept hovering around the single digit figure in the sylvan surroundings of the Club de Campa. It was not easy ...
India begins with a facile win
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2.The Indian junior team opened its four-match series against Malaysia with an impressive-looking 4-1 victory at the Shivaji Stadium here on Tuesday. After a rather patchy performance in the first half when they led 2-1, the ...
Railways meets Orissa in Fed Cup final
RAJ NANDGAON, MARCH 2. Pritam Rani Siwach notched up two goals and steered Railways into the final of the seventh Federation Cup women's hockey tournament here on Tuesday. With youngsters Mamta Kharab and Saba Anjum managing the flanks, Pritam ...
MPT sends TN packing
MUMBAI, MARCH 2. Tamil Nadu XI learnt a bitter truth that goals are more important than chances. The State side should have won by a tennis margin had it managed to cash in on goalmouth opportunities, but ended up losing to Mumbai Port Trust 1-2 ...
Leko promises to go all the way
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2. Peter Leko will have to maintain his consistency in the remaining four rounds to retain the title in the Linares chess tournament. After the second and last rest day, action resumes with 11th round bringing Leko face to face ...
Racing : Horse
All set for Invitation Turf weekend
MUMBAI, MARCH 2.The 42nd Indian Turf Invitation Weekend races, with stakes-money worth Rs. 1.6 crore, will be held at the Mahalaxmi Race Course here on March 6 and 7. Briefing the press, Diwan Arun Nanda, chairman, Marketing Sub-Committee, ...
Gagan Narang finishes fifth
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2. Afro-Asian Games champions are hardly remembered. Gagan Narang came up with an impressive fare in the men's air rifle event in shooting World Cup in Sydney to ensure that he would not be forgotten in a hurry. The 20-year-old ...
Indians make a winning start
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2. Indian paddlers made a winning start in the World Team table tennis championship in Doha, Qatar, defeating Slovenia in the league phase in both the men's and women's section. India, playing in the second division in both ...
Raghuram wins title
HOSUR, MARCH 2. Raghuram won the men's singles title, beating P. Srinivasan 11-7, 10-12, 10-12, 11-6, 11-8, 11-6 in the fourth Lakshmiammal-Pradeep Kumar memorial open table tennis tournament, conducted by the Dharmapuri DTTA at Coronation Tennis ...
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