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Thursday, April 01, 2004
India on the verge of historic win
MULTAN, MARCH 31. Anil Kumble returned to haunt the Pakistani batsmen, this time in their own backyard, bringing out subtle variations, craftily exploiting an element of dual bounce in the surface, and making major inroads into the line-up at the ...
VIEW FROM PAKISTAN: MOIN KHAN
Dravid's declaration a big shock
Virender Sehwag played one of the best knocks I have seen from behind the wickets in my international career. He is a strokeplayer with immense talent. The best part of his innings was that he didn't hesitate and continued to play his strokes ...
Brian Lara has a huge task before him
BRIDGETOWN, MARCH 31. Brian Lara flourishes three new bats, still in their plastic wrapping, and swears he will use one tomorrow to score the runs that will beat England in the third Test. "Surely not without trying them first," I ask as he ...
Rushmi demolishes Minori
MUMBAI, MARCH 31. Rushmi Chakravarthi kept her reputation intact and Indian hopes alive with a 40-minute demolition of qualifier Minori Takemoto in the $10,000 International Tennis Federation's Women's Futures. The second seed's power and ...
Olympic captains honoured
NEW DELHI, MARCH 31. At a rare gathering of the living Olympic captains they all wished that the current team would redeem the lost glory of the Indian hockey at the coming Olympic Games in Though the resurgence of fast-paced hockey and ...
Oman makes mincemeat of India
KOCHI, MARCH 31. It would remain a dark day in Indian football. India suffered a humiliation at the hands of Oman, going down 1-5 in the 2006 World Cup Asian Group 3 qualifier at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Wednesday. It was virtually a ...
Constantine apologises for terrible show
KOCHI, MARCH 31. "This is definitely the worst performance in my two years here. I'm very sorry," said the Indian coach, Stephen Constantine, after India's pathetic 1-5 loss to Oman in the World Cup qualifier at the Nehru Stadium here on ...
Argentina remains unbeaten
BUENOS AIRES, MARCH 31. Two-time champion Argentina continued its unbeaten streak in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday while Chile moved back into the hunt for a spot in the 2006 football tournament. Chelsea striker Hernan Crespo scored the lone ...
India not hosting Asian Grand Prix meet
NEW DELHI, MARCH 31.India will not be hosting an Asian athletics Grand Prix meet this year. The Asian circuit, only into its third year, will thus go back to its three-leg routine of the inaugural year. Hyderabad, which hosted the first meets ...
Anand beats Ivanchuk
NEW DELHI, MARCH 31. Viswanathan Anand returned to the winning ways by handing out a 61-move defeat to Vassily Ivanchuk in the blindfold encounter of the 10th round of Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament at Hotel Grand in Monte Carlo on ...
For Michelle Wie, future looks like tomorrow
FLORIDA, MARCH 31. Everything was back to normal on Tuesday for Michelle Wie, if there is such a thing anymore. She returned to the ninth grade at Punahou School in Honolulu, back to studying mathematics and history instead of the break in the ...
Sports : General
Poncha sets new 200-metre butterfly mark
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 31. Rehan Poncha set a new meet mark in the 200-metre butterfly even as the Indian swimmers continued their domination when they swept another set of four gold medals on the second day of the ninth SAF Games at the Islamabad ...
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