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Friday, May 14, 2004
South Africa to tour Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, MAY 13.South Africa's will play Sri Lanka in two Tests and five limited-over matches starting July, the cricket board said on Thursday. The South African team will arrive in the island on July 27 and play its only three-day practice ...
Melzer upsets Safin
HAMBURG, MAY 13. Juergen Melzer upset former U.S. Open champion Marat Safin 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Hamburg Masters. Melzer had never before made the last eight at a tournament of this level. ``This is the best ...
The perfect match goes wrong
MADRID, MAY 13. It seemed like the perfect match: soccer's most celebrated star playing for the world's most glamorous club. Ten months after David Beckham joined Real Madrid, both sides are wondering where it went wrong. The so-called ...
Lazio clinches Italian Cup
TURIN, MAY 13. Lazio rallied to a 2-2 draw on second-half goals by Bernardo Corradi and Stefano Fiore to capture the Italian Cup 4-2 on aggregate over Juventus. The Turin powerhouse, which won consecutive league titles in 2002 and '03, ended ...
China in Uber Cup final
JAKARTA, MAY 13. Defending champion and top seed China showed its dominance on Thursday, trouncing five-time champion Japan 3-0 and advancing to the finals of the women's Uber Cup badminton championships. World No. 1 Ruina Gong opened the ...
THRISSUR, MAY 13. Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Malappuram and Idukki moved into the quarterfinals in the boy's section in the State Youth basketball championship at the GHSS, Kandassankadavu here on Thursday.
CHENNAI, MAY 13. Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran won the Canarias en Red internet blitz tournament, jointly organised by Chess Base and Gran Canarias in Spain, last Sunday. He beat World champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine on the way to the ...
Humpy top seed for World championship
KOZHIKODE, MAY 13.India's Koneru Humpy will be the top seed at the women's World chess championship, to he held in Elista from May 21 to June 8. She gets the top billing, in the list of qualifiers announced by FIDE, following the expected absence ...
Eesha eases into sole lead
KOZHIKODE, MAY 13.There were a couple of surprises in the 19th National junior girls' chess championship at the Chess India Complex here today. To say a surprise-and-a half would be more precise, because while fourth seed Mary Ann Gomes was ...
Sports : General
FIVB congress concludes
PORTO (PORTUGAL), MAY 13. The 29th FIVB congress, which concluded here on Thursday, approved increased financial support to its eight development centres in Asia, Africa and the Americas. In addition to the existing centres in Thailand, Bahrain, ...
Krishna Reddy, Jameeluddin advance
HYDERABAD, MAY 13. P. Krishna Reddy and Jameeluddin scored a 21-10, 21-6 win over Moulana and Kranti Kumar to qualify for the superleague, alongwith five other pairs in the Mushirabad Open beach volleyball tournament at the MCH Playground here ...
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