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Saturday, May 22, 2004
Sammy named in West Indies squad
BRIDGETOWN (BARBADOS), MAY 22. All-rounder Darren Sammy became the first St. Lucia cricketer to be chosen in the West Indies squad for the triangular one-day series in England next month. Sammy was the only newcomer in the 15-man squad which will ...
BCCI discussing financial control
NEW DELHI, MAY 21. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday submitted before the Delhi High Court that it was deliberating on the nature of financial control in its functioning. Counsel for the Board, Gopal Subramaniam, ...
All-round show by Rajeev
NEW DELHI, MAY 21. Rajeev Rathore's all-round performance (five for 25 and 40 not out) helped Chand Khanna Club score a five-wicket win against Rajdhani Sports and enter the quarterfinals of the all-India Goswami Ganesh Dutt memorial cricket ...
Krishnan's comments unfair: Bhupathi
KOLKATA, MAY 21. Indian doubles star Mahesh Bhupathi hoped that his pairing with Davis Cup captain Leander Paes in the Athens Olympics would revive the successful partnership. Speaking at a news conference here on Friday, Bhupathi came out ...
Chaudhuri in final
KOLKATA, MAY 21. Madhurima Chaudhuri shocked the third-seeded Arundhuti Basu to enter the final of the girls' singles event of the Indian Tennis Academy organised AITA Talent Series (under-14) meet here on Friday. Chaudhuri rallied from behind to ...
Prakash Amritraj breaks into top 250
NEW DELHI, MAY 21. Prakash Amritraj stormed into the semifinals of the $25,000 challenger event in Uzbekistan beating fifth-seeded Tasuku Iwami of Japan. The win helped second-seeded Prakash, the son of legendary Vijay Amritraj, join a select ...
Sanaa Bhambri has no entry for French Open
NEW DELHI, MAY 21.She had made it to the semifinals of the girls doubles at the French Open last year with Sania Mirza, but the 16-year-old Sanaa Bhambri will not get a chance to improve her record in Paris this time. For one who had been ...
Champions Trophy returns to Lahore
LAHORE, MAY 20. The Champions Trophy returns to where it all began with the world's top teams gathering for the 26th edition in this historic city in December. The Champions Trophy, the International Hockey Federation's most prestigious annual ...
Barog camp called off
NEW DELHI, MAY 21 Adding a new twist to the drama, the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) on Friday abruptly called off the much-hyped Barog fitness camp a week before its completion. After training at a relatively cool Barog in Himachal Pradesh ...
Racing : Horse
Red Chief in fine nick
BANGALORE, MAY 22.
Sports : General
Muralikrishnan makes a splash
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 21. Eight records were set on the opening day of the Thiruvananthapuram district age group swimming championships at the Water Works Swimming pool here on Friday.
FIFA signs WADA declaration
PARIS: FIFA president Sepp Blatter signed a declaration supporting the World Anti-Doping Code on Friday, a move that should ensure soccer's continued status as an Olympic sport. Blatter, speaking at a FIFA congress in Paris, agreed to accept ...
Charges dropped against Leicester players
LEICESTER: Sexual aggression charges against three Leicester players Paul Dickov, Frank Sinclair and Keith Gillespie for an incident in Spain in March have been dropped. A statement on the club's website said the charges were ...
Warne's advice to Murali
Sydney: Shane Warne has urged and challenged his Sri Lankan spin rival Muttiah Muralitharan to develop a thicker skin to get to the 900-wicket mark. "I think he's being a little bit over-sensitive about whoever's calling him what, or the ...
Benaud's unique feat
LONDON: In what has been a season of milestones in cricket, former Australian captain Richie Benaud has achieved a feat, which is his very own. The first Test between England and New Zealand, which began at Lord's on Thursday, is his 500th Test ...
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