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Tuesday, March 09, 2004
Zaheer and Sehwag all set to fire
KOLKATA, MARCH 8.The return of Zaheer Khan as India's pace spearhead and the current form of opening batsman Virender Sehwag in recent times pitchfork the duo to lead the Indian challenge on the 40-day tour of Pakistan. Having spent ...
Special trains to Lahore
NEW DELHI, MARCH 8.In view of the excitement and enthusiasm among cricket lovers to visit Pakistan for the first two one-day Internationals in Lahore, India and Pakistan have decided to run two special trains to cope with the rush of fans heading ...
North lifts Duleep Trophy
MOHALI, MARCH 8. East Zone flattered to deceive on the final day of the Duleep Trophy that was won by North Zone at the PCA Stadium here on Monday. North, thriving upon a rich haul by off-spinner Mithun Manhas, won by 59 runs to regain the title ...
Can Indians break the jinx?
KOLKATA, MARCH 8. Familiar names dot the fixtures as the $10,000 ONGC-ITF Futures show moved here after a cross-country lap to the hitherto uncharted clay courts of Saturday Club hosting its first international tennis event. The ...
Bhupathi-Santoro duo triumphs
NEW DELHI, MARCH 8. A capacity crowd of 6500, of which 4000 Indian, were treated to a high quality fare in the doubles final of the Dubai Open by Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi. It did not matter to the crowd whether Mahesh won the point or ...
Federer retains Dubai Open title
DUBAI, MARCH 8. Roger Federer of Switzerland came from behind to beat Feliciano Lopez of Spain 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday to become the first man to successfully defend his title at the $1 million Dubai Open tennis tournament. The World No. 1 ...
India less than impressive in victory
MADRID, MARCH 8. In no way was the victory a symphony. On the contrary, there were several discordant notes. India forced many a supporter to miss a heart-beat or two before scooping full points against New Zealand, and revive hopes of a ...
IHF launches National League
NEW DELHI, MARCH 8. The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) on Monday launched a TV-friendly National Hockey League (NHL) and effectively nailed the prestigious National championships. The IHF President, K.P.S. Gill, described the National ...
AC Milan, Werder Bremen maintain leads
LONDON, MARCH 8. Real Madrid lost big in its 1-1 draw, while AC Milan and Werder Bremen maintained their leads Sunday. In England, defending FA Cup champion Arsenal and rival Manchester United each advanced to the tournament's semifinals. ...
Racing : Horse
Whip-related statute: TIROF seeks TAI's co-operation
MUMBAI, MARCH 8.The Indian Racehorse Owners Association (TIROF) on Monday sought Turf Authorities of India's (TAI) active co-operation in taking up with the Centre a specific whip-related statute under which an owner is penalised for the third ...
Indians keen to put the record straight
BANGALORE, MARCH 8.Tainted though the sport may be over the last few years, Indian weightlifters have put it all behind them. And the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games at Islamabad from March 29 is set to herald a `second coming' after the ...
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