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Friday, June 04, 2004
Wet start to second Test
LEEDS, JUNE 3. Leeds, still a 19th century grey industrial city with a smoke-caked town hall and an emphasis on mining and hard work only 20 years ago, has transformed itself into a modern, 21st century shopping paradise, a gateway to the more ...
Imran-Botham libel case resurfaces
LONDON, JUNE 3. The memory of the infamous 1996 libel case involving cricketing greats Imran Khan and Ian Botham resurfaced with the former Pakistan captain's lawyers filing a petition in the High Court demanding a cost to the tune of £175,000. ...
Myskina stops a sloppy Capriati, Dementieva beats Suarez
PARIS, JUNE 3. Anastasia Myskina and Elena Dementieva won their French Open semifinals on Thursday, setting up the first all-Russian women's Grand Slam final. Myskina beat three-time Grand Slam winner Jennifer Capriati 6-2, 6-2, while ...
Karishma knocks out Sonal, runs into Ankita
NEW DELHI, JUNE 3. Karishma Patel lived up to her name as she knocked out the third-seeded Sonal Phadke, her doubles partner, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 in about two hours in the quarterfinals of the $10,000 ITF women's tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex ...
Prateek enters semifinals
BANGALORE, JUNE 3. The top seed, S. Prateek of Karnataka, entered the semifinals with a fluent 6-3, 6-1 victory over B. Vikram Reddy of Andhra Pradesh in the boys' under-18 singles section of the Wearhouse-AITA Championship Series (under-14 and ...
Ancheri's penalty secures draw for India
JAKARTA, JUNE 3. A second half penalty helped India draw 1-1 with host Indonesia in a World Cup qualifying warm-up match here on Thursday. Jo Paul Ancheri fired home the spot kick after Hari Saputura brought down an Indian player in the 46th ...
Double for Ankitha
BANGALORE, JUNE 2. Ankitha Ashok bagged a double in the W. Suresh Kumar Memorial Mini State ranking badminton tournament in progress at the Prakash Courts here on Thursday. Ankitha clinched the girls under-13 singles title, defeating Taanya Ravi ...
De La Hoya, Hopkins start favourites
LAS VEGAS, JUNE 3. Oscar De La Hoya can call himself a middleweight champion of sorts if he beats Felix Sturm on Saturday for the lightly regarded WBO version of the title. He just better not do it in front of Bernard Hopkins. ``If you want ...
Chowrasia keeps lead in tough conditions
NOIDA, JUNE 3.Slower greens and searing heat finally caught up the pros as the leading bunch struggled to maintain the similar low scores in the third round of the Rs. 28 lakh PGAI-TSM Open tournament at the Noida Golf Course here on ...
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