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Wednesday, March 17, 2004
BEYOND BOUNDARIES - MIKE MARQUSEE
A money-spinner that has marginalised fans
If there had not been the beginnings of an India-Pakistan inter-governmental peace process, there would be no India-Pakistan cricket. But the welcome renewal of the fiercest rivalry in world sport owes nearly as much to commerce as it does to ...
Muralitharan touches the 500 mark
KANDY, March 16. Muttiah Muralitharan became the youngest bowler to reach 500 Test wickets and help Sri Lanka dismiss Australia for its record low total on the opening day of the second Test here on Tuesday. Australia was bowled out for 120, ...
Advantage Tamil Nadu
CHENNAI, MARCH 16. A competitive first innings total of 481 can begin to look a little insufficient in a five-day contest if the side chasing approaches the target systematically, session by session. Tamil Nadu was quick to realise that the ...
Sweet revenge for Roddick
INDIAN WELLS, MARCH 16. Andy Roddick avenged his Australian Open loss to Marat Safin while two-time defending champion Lleyton Hewitt was eliminated by Juan Ignacio Chela in the third round of the Pacific Life Open on Monday. The 21-year-old ...
Sahara becomes FIH's global partner
CHENNAI, MARCH 16.After being associated with Indian hockey, Sahara India Pariwar has joined hands with FIH, the game's world body as one of its global partner. A FIH press release said that a three-year deal, to be finalised this month-end, ...
Tollygunge downs Mohun Bagan
KOLKATA, MARCH 16. Former champion Mohun Bagan further diminished its prospects in the VIII National Football League, tamely surrendering to local rival DTDC Tollygunge Agragami, which won the 16th round match 1-0 at the Salt Lake Stadium here on ...
Amritpal betters Yohannan record
NEW DELHI, MARCH 16.T. C. Yohannan's fabled long jump mark is history. Amritpal Singh, a strapping 21-year-old from Punjab, kicked sand at 8.08 metres on Tuesday to better one of the long-standing National records on the opening day of the ...
Four Indians get IM norms
NEW DELHI, MARCH 16.The growing strength of the middle-rung of the country's chess players stood magnified as four Indians made their International Master norms in a single round. On a day when Kazakhstan's Serik Temirbaev joined teammate ...
Sports : General
TN takes team titles
TIRUPUR, MARCH 16.Tamil Nadu won both the senior and junior team titles in the South-India body building championships here recently. While the State senior squad collected 120 points to be on top, the junior side logged 76 points to take the ...
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