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Tuesday, April 06, 2004
Yuvraj dedicates first Test hundred to parents
LAHORE, APRIL 5. Yuvraj Singh dedicated his first Test hundred to his parents. The left-hander's 112 was the highlight in the Indian innings of 287 on the first day of the second Test at the Gaddafi Stadium. Asked how he dealt with the pressure ...
Yuvraj stems the rot with a sparkling century
LAHORE, APRIL 5. Umar Gul kissed the pitch after scalping five and later on in the day Yuvraj Singh raised his bat triumphantly to acknowledge the cheers from a sparse gathering, and these two were clearly the heroes at the Gaddafi Stadium on ...
Fortune will favour the consistent
NEW DELHI, APRIL 5.Inconsistency appears to be the only consistent and common factor among those in the race for honours in the $10,000 women's tennis tournament this week at the DLTA Complex here. Going by the recent results, top seed Chinese ...
Roddick overcomes `curse of Key Biscayne'
KEY BISCAYNE, APRIL 5. Andy Roddick battled a queasy stomach in the final of the Nasdaq-100 Open, and he was the healthiest player on the court. `The curse of Key Biscayne' struck again on Sunday, and it hit Guillermo Coria of Argentina ...
Madura in Junior Fed Cup team
COIMBATORE, APRIL 5. Madura Ranganathan, a class X student of the Perks Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore, will represent the country in the Junior Fed Cup Asia Oceania qualifying tennis competitions. Tara Iyer will lead the team ...
Karnataka, Andhra bow out
KOLKATA, APRIL 5. It was a bad day for teams from South India. Both Karnataka XI and Andhra Pradesh XI bowed out of the Indian Oil Servo 109th all-India Beighton Cup hockey tournament losing to much better sides at the CC & FC ground here on ...
Emphatic win for TNEB
TIRUNELVELI, APRIL 5. Host Tamil Nadu Electricity Board posted an emphatic 5-0 victory over Chattisgarh Electricity Board in the four-team Group B league of the 30th all-India Electricity Board hockey tournament at VOC Stadium, Palayamkottai here ...
AC Milan settles for draw
LONDON, APRIL 5. Two of Europe's major league leaders, AC Milan and Werder Bremen, settled for draws for the second straight week on Sunday. Arsenal, which lost to Manchester United on Sunday, now faces a tough task at home against London-rival ...
Haywards Sporting downs Indian Bank
MARGAO, APRIL 5. Riding on three goals by Nigerian Dudu Omaghbemi, debutant Haywards Sporting defeated bottom-placed Indian Bank of Chennai 4-1 in the 17th round of the eighth National Football League (NFL) match here at the Nehru Stadium, ...
Chandana lines up a treble
BANGALORE, APRIL 5. GE's Chandana is in line for a treble crown in the Ventures conducted corporate badminton tournament at the KBA-Raheja courts. The finals are slated for April 11. Chandana first made short work of Megha (Siemens) 11-1, 11-2 ...
Indian hopefuls for Olympics
NEW DELHI, APRIL 5.Aparna Popat continues to be the lone Indian hope for a berth in the Olympics badminton competition. According to the latest and the final `dummy' list of qualifiers released by the International Badminton Federation (IBF) on ...
Creditable show by Indians
CHENNAI, APRIL 5.Indian competitors did extremely well in the 13th Asian triathlon championship, held at Subic Bay, Philippines, on April 3 and 4. Mahesh Shinde completed the Olympic distance (1.5km swim, 40km cycling and 10km run), finishing ...
Half-century by Sorenstam
LOS ANGELES, APRIL 5. Annika Sorenstam won her 50th LPGA Tour title, with birdies on three of the final five holes on Sunday for a 3-under 69 and a three-stroke victory in the Office Depot Championship. The LPGA Hall of Famer, also the ...
Johnson scampers home
DULUTH (GEORGIA), APRIL 5. Zach Johnson held on to win the BellSouth Classic on Sunday despite four bogeys over a five-hole stretch on the back nine. He shot an even-par 72 to edge Mark Hensby by a stroke. "I'm just proud to win," Johnson ...
Sports : General
Piyush Kumar emerges fastest
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 5. Piyush Kumar got off to a flying start and accelerated to a nice finish in emerging the fastest man in the ninth SAF Games, even as Susanthika Jayasinghe was a non-starter in the women's 100-metre final, at the Islamabad ...
Mangalore Varsity honours sportspersons
MANGALORE, APRIL 5.Mangalore University honoured students from its constituent colleges, who excelled in inter-university meets during the current academic year, at a function held here recently. The Inspector General of Police (Western ...
Richa Mishra makes a splash
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 5. Richa Mishra started her campaign in style as she overpowered the field in winning three individual gold apart from the medley relay gold, all in record time, in the women's swimming competition of the ninth SAF Games at the ...
IOB takes title
TUTICORIN, APRIL 5. Indian Overseas Bank, Chennai, defeated Indian Bank, Chennai, 19-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-23 in the last match of the four-team round robin league on Sunday night to claim the men's title in the State-level volleyball tournament ...
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