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Friday, March 05, 2004
An even chance, says Akram
LAHORE, MARCH 4. Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has given India and Pakistan an equal chance of winning the historic cricket series that begins here from March 13. ``Pakistan and India have a 50-50 chance of winning the three Test and ...
Sachin slips to No. 2 in ODI ratings
LONDON: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar dropped to second spot behind West Indian opener Chris Gayle in the ODI rankings in the latest PriceWaterhouse Coopers ratings released here. Tendulkar, who had a lacklustre one-day series in Australia, had ...
Uppal sails into semifinals
CHENNAI, MARCH 4.With his long hair and easy flamboyance, Vishal Uppal could pass off as a rock guitarist. The perennial dark circles under his eyes and the stubble on his chin will remind you of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain. At the very least, you ...
Nadal enters quarterfinals
DUBAI, MARCH 4. Spanish teenager Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the US$1 million Dubai Open after defeating Olivier Rochus of Belgium 6-3, 7-5 here on Wednesday. The results: At Dubai (Dubai Open): second round: ...
Asha Nandakumar in pre-quarterfinals
BANGALORE, MARCH 4. Asha Nandakumar of the KSLTA International Tennis Academy has entered the pre-quarterfinals of the ITF junior tennis championship in progress at Brunei, according to information reaching here. Asha saved two mach points ...
Gagan stars in India's victory
MADRID, MARCH 4. India smelt the fragrance of victory after rallying from a precarious position to defeat Malaysia in the pre-Olympic hockey tournament on Thursday. Put in proper perspective, it was a clumsy performance even after the team ...
Mumbai Port Trust posts win
MUMBAI, MARCH 4. Mumbai Port Trust, with an energetic display, defeated Sikh Regiment 2-1 in a second knockout match of the 42nd Bombay Gold Cup hockey tournament at the Mahindra stadium on Thursday. Bhopal's skilful forward Osaf-ur-Rehman ...
Ribeiro nets winner
KOLKATA, MARCH 4. Former champion Mohun Bagan utilised the advantage of playing at `home' to beat visitor Salgaocar SC by a solitary goal in the VIII National Football League here at the Salt Lake Stadium on Thursday. Brazilian recruit Eduardo ...
Inter, Liverpool in UEFA Cup pre-quarterfinals
LONDON, MARCH 4. Former UEFA Cup winner Inter Milan, Liverpool and PSV Eindhoven have reached the last 16 but Parma and Galatasaray bowed out after being thrashed 3-0 in third round, second leg ties. Barcelona saw off Denmark's Brondby while ...
Mukesh helps Jamal lift trophy
CHENNAI, MARCH 4.Mukesh's goal helped Jamal Mohammed College, Tiruchi defeat host MCC, Tambaram 1-0 and bag the trophy in the Danis Esau memorial State-level inter-collegiate football tournament on Thursday. The all-important goal in what was ...
Kramnik-Kasparov game drawn
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4. Vladimir Kramnik enhanced his chances of claiming the Linares chess title following a quick 17-move draw with Garry Kasparov in the 12th round. Kramnik, who now enjoys a day of rest before the final round, took his tally to ...
Racing : Motor
`Formula One needs you'
Melbourne: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the sport needs six-time world champion Michael Schumacher and he should continue racing for as long as he wants to. Schumacher, at 35, is facing a concerted challenge from the rising younger ...
Rathore bags World Cup gold
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4.He has been making rapid strides in recent times. Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore crossed yet another milestone in his spectacular career, as the doubletrap marksman won the gold in the shooting World Cup in Sydney on ...
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