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Tuesday, May 04, 2004
Chanderpaul and Lara lead the victory charge
ST. LUCIA, MAY 3. Shivnarine Chanderpaul and captain Brian Lara hit half-centuries to steer the West Indies to a four-wicket victory over England in the sixth one-day cricket international at Beausejour Stadium on Sunday. Chanderpaul blazed 63 ...
India-Australia series unofficial World championship: Lee
KOLKATA, MAY 3. Australian speedster Brett Lee said the India-Australia four-Test series, scheduled for October, could be termed as the `unofficial World championship' and was more important than the Ashes. ``Ashes has some tradition, history. ...
Rain spoils play
LONDON, MAY 3. New Zealand kicked off its English tour on a wet note when the first day of its warm-up match against British Universities was abandoned due to persistent rain in Cambridge on Monday. Skipper Stephen Fleming has been rested and ...
Robredo outlasts Gaudio for crown
BARCELONA, MAY 3.Local boy Tommy Robredo gave himself a late birthday present here as he defeated former Barcelona champion Gaston Gaudio to win a tough five-set at the 900,000-euro ATP tournament. Eighth seed Robredo, who was 22 on Sunday, ...
India blanks Philippines
NEW DELHI, MAY 3. The Indian girls got off to a flying start, beating Philippines 3-0 in the Asia Oceania Junior Fed Cup tennis tournament in Nakorn Ratchasima, Thailand, on Monday.
Dhanraj issue stirs a hornet's nest
NEW DELHI, MAY 3. The exclusion of Dhanraj Pillay from the list of probables for the Athens Olympics has stirred a hornet's nest. And the hockey fraternity in the country is united in its support of the star striker. If anything, people want ...
Artillery Centre pummels AC Guards
HYDERABAD, MAY 3. Artillery Centre blanked AC Guards 11-0 after leading 4-0 at the break in the A-1 division hockey league championship match at Begumpet Police Stadium here on Monday. The Armymen shot into the lead in the very first minute ...
AC Milan wins Italian title
LONDON, MAY 3. AC Milan won its 17th Italian league title on Sunday while Valencia increased its lead in Spain and Bayern Munich set up a showdown with Bundesliga leader Werder Bremen in Germany. In England, Premier League champion Arsenal ...
ASEB posts win
BANGALORE, MAY 3. Despite heavy rains and a slushy outfield, Assam State Electricity Board held its nerve and defeated Hindustan Football Club (HFC) 2-1 in the Second Division National Football League Group A match at the Football Stadium here on ...
Sylvester stars for SBT
KOCHI, MAY 3. One could clearly see the relief on his face. And a lot of joy too, on Monday evening. The six months away from football, with a toe injury, had been a very painful one for Sylvester Ignatious. His return too, a few days ago, had ...
Indian Bank in semifinals
VIRUDHUNAGAR, MAY 3. Indian Bank, Chennai, entered the semifinal Round Robin league of the second annual Hatsun Agro Products Limited Trophy State-level basketball tournament conducted by Kamaraj Basketball Club defeating Phoenix Basketball Club, ...
Billiards & Snooker
O'Sullivan recovers to lead
SHEFFIELD, MAY 3.Ronnie O'Sullivan recovered from a poor start to lead Graeme Dott 9-7 after two sessions of the World championship final on Sunday. Dott, a 200-1 outsider at the start of the tournament, won the first five frames with ...
Saikrishna stuns Ramana
VIJAYAWADA, MAY 3. Eight-year-old G.V. Saikrishna of Vijayawada shocked fourth-seeded B. Ramana Babu of Railways (ELO 2179) in the fourth round of the 42nd Viswabharathi Andhra chess championship for men held at Viswabharati HS (Gudivada) near ...
Seven players jointly lead with 4 points
KOCHI, MAY 3. International Master Poobesh Anand (TN) and six other players are leading the table with four points each after the fourth round in the second B.C. Cochin FIDE-rated chess tournament here today. State champion K Ratnakaran, M.B. ...
Racing : Motor
Chandok opens his account
CROFT (ENGLAND), MAY 3. India's Formula-3 star Karun Chandok showed more signs of progress along with his T-Sport team with strong runs to eighth and fifth during the two rounds of the British Formula-3 Championship held at the Croft circuit in ...
Sports : General
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