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Wednesday, May 19, 2004
ICC considering two-tier Test format
LONDON, MAY 18. The International Cricket Council, planning to expand the number of Test playing nations to 16, is considering Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's suggestion of having a two-tier Test format, ICC President Ehsan Mani said. ``ICC is ...
Champions Trophy Schedule
The groupings: Pool A: Australia, New Zealand and USA; Pool B: South Africa, West Indies and Bangladesh; Pool C: India, Pakistan and Kenya; Pool D: Sri Lanka, England and Zimbabwe. The schedule: ...
Ponting determined to win elusive Champions Trophy
LONDON, MAY 18.Even though the ICC Champions Trophy has eluded the world champions in its previous three editions, Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is keen to overcome history and lay his fingers on the trophy this year. "There's a great ...
Miandad to continue as coach: PCB
ISLAMABAD, MAY 18.Ending days of speculation over the future of coach Javed Miandad after the team's debacle against India, the Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to continue with his services, saying it did not want to set a bad precedent by ...
Shoaib to see London specialist
KARACHI, MAY 18.Even as his rib cage stress problem refuses to die down, Pakistan's fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is likely to see a specialist in London, The News reported on Tuesday. "I am still feeling stiff and some pain in my side ...
Tirunelveli wins title
PUDUKOTTAI, MAY 18. Tirunelveli won the title defeating Thiruvallur 2-0 in the final of the 12th annual Tamil Nadu State junior (under-19) hockey women's championship at Nazareth, near here, on Tuesday. Rathna and and Rabeka were the ...
Octopus Marine in final
KAYALPATNAM, MAY 18. Octopus Marine FC (Chennai) entered the final of the 39th annual Maulana Abulkalam Azad memorial trophy all-India football tournament defeating Pondicherry SFA 2-1 here on Tuesday. The first half was barren. After ...
Easy for seeds
COIMBATORE, MAY 18. Seeded players had an easy outing on the opening day of the second district-ranking prize money carrom tournament, jointly organised by Tiger Sports Club and the Coimbatore District Carrom Association, at the SM Mahal here on ...
Memorable day for Kruttika
KOZHIKODE, MAY 18.She not only recorded her career-best performance on the chessboard, but also did pretty well in another board, the ICSE examinations, the results of which came out even as she emerged as the new National junior girls' champion ...
Sports : General
2012 Olympics: Host cities' list pruned
LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND), MAY 18. New York and four European capitals London, Madrid, Moscow and Paris were selected as finalists on Tuesday in the race to host the 2012 Olympics. Four cities failed to make the cut: Havana; ...
Football risks being kicked out of Olympics
PARIS, MAY 18. Football could be dropped from this summer's Olympics if FIFA does not settle a new dispute over doping sanctions with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). At its executive committee ...
J&K drubs Pondicherry
BANGALORE, MAY 18. The teams from the North had a fruitful day at the 10th Netball championships at Jayanagar grounds on Tuesday. Jammu & Kashmir led the way winning 30-0 over Pondicherry. Irfan was the main scorer for J&K with 16 points. ...
Pursuing an Olympic dream against heavy odds
BAGHDAD, MAY 18. Her starting blocks are two uneven, shallow holes kicked out of the dirt track. There is no discernible starting line and the finish 100 metres away is just a scratch in the sand. The track is rock hard and unforgiving; no ...
Martin wins 200m freestyle
HYDERABAD, MAY 18. Martin Joseph of Maintenance Command (MC) won the 200 metres freestyle event on the opening day of the 54th Air Force aquatic championships which was inaugurated by Air Vice Marshal Y.R. Rane, AVSM, VM, Commandant, Air Force ...
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