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Monday, June 07, 2004
Flintoff, Jones frustrate New Zealand
LEEDS, JUNE 6. Geraint Jones, playing the innings he was picked for, and Andrew Flintoff, batting with alien restraint, created a hope of England victory in the second Test at Headingley today with a century stand for the sixth wicket. New ...
Big win for Central
BANGALORE, JUNE 6. Central Zone defeated East Zone by an innings and 80 runs in a Col. Hemu Adhikari Memorial inter-academy tournament match that concluded at the WAP Ground here on Sunday. East Zone, trailing Central Zone by 194 runs, resumed ...
Sanchez-Vicario's words of wisdom for Dementieva
PARIS, JUNE 6. Four-time Grand Slam winner Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario did not enjoy the French Open final. "They were both very nervous," the Spaniard said. "It was not a very good match." In Saturday's women's final, Anastasia Myskina beat ...
Sunil gets top billing
INDORE, JUNE 6. Indian men's tennis is on the rise. It may require a Prakash Amritraj, ranked at 231 on the ATP computer, to fare well in the Wimbledon qualifying event to project a positive image of Indian tennis. However, the second string ...
Arun, Manjula triumph
BANGALORE, JUNE 7. Arun D'Souza of South Western Railway and L. Manjula of Kolar won the men and women's races respectively in the Deccan Athletic Club's K.N. Nettakallappa memorial annual road races here on Sunday. Deccan Herald and ...
Billiards & Snooker
Advani begins with a win
AQABA, JUNE 6. If IBSF world snooker champion Pankaj Advani has been feeling a bit disheartened by his setbacks in the National Championship and the recent selection tournament before embarking on his Jordan odyssey, his spirits will have been ...
Airlines climbs to the top
PUNE, JUNE 6. With three teams packed within the space of a point, the title race of the IOC-KPIT Cummins National team chess championship is heading for an exciting finish here. With two rounds to go, Indian Airlines (15.5 points) displaced ...
Sports : General
Schumacher the best
Sir, Michael Schumacher has once again proved that he is the best Formula One driver. Though he crashed out at Monaco, Schumacher quickly put aside that setback to emerge winner at the European Grand Prix. Truly, I salute the great ...
Olympic Torch Relay: big names missing
NEW DELHI, JUNE 6.It is the first time the Torch is traversing the five continents that the Olympic rings symbolise. For India, it is a rare honour to have been chosen as one of the halts. Delhi will host its second Olympic Torch, the first ...
Punjab boys, Kerala girls take honours
DHARAMSALA, JUNE 6.Punjab beat Delhi and Kerala defeated Madhya Pradesh to claim the boys' and girls' titles respectively in the 22nd Junior National softball trophy here on Sunday. Punjab boys blanked Delhi 11-0 while Kerala girls edged past ...
Murali contemplates legal action against Bedi
Colombo: Sri Lanka's star spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is contemplating legal action against former Indian skipper Bishen Singh Bedi for making defamatory remarks against him. Muralitharanhad consulted lawyers on taking action against Bedi for ...
The "Dazzler" may decide to fade away
London: Close on the heels of former England skipper Nasser Hussain's retirement, it may well be the turn of pacer Darren Gough to hang up his boots. According to The Independent, the fast bowler could draw the curtain on his ...
Crawford wins 200m
SEVILLE: United States sprinter Shaun Crawford held off countryman Bernard Williams to win the 200m on Saturday at the Seville Grand Prix. Crawford finished in 20.23 seconds while Williams was second in 20.66. In the women's 110m hurdles, ...
Shanghai's F1 track inaugurated
SHANGHAI: Shanghai inaugurated its brand new Formula 1 circuit on Sunday, marking international auto racing's arrival in China and a new milestone in the nation's rise as an international sports venue. Competition at the track, designed by ...
Thai brewer to sponsor Everton
BANGKOK, JUNE 6.A major Thai beer company has signed a three-year deal to have its twin elephants logo displayed on the uniforms of English Premier League side Everton, a daily newspaper said Sunday. The Nation newspaper said Chang Beer will ...
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