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Sunday, June 13, 2004
Goodall triumphs at Indore
INDORE, JUNE 12. He came good when it mattered. Joshua Goodall played an all-round game in outwitting compatriot Richard Irwin in an all-British affair, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) in the final of the Shimla ITF Satellite tennis tournament at the Indore ...
Double for Aishwarya and Sri Ram Balaji
CHENNAI, JUNE 12. Sri Ram Balaji nimble legs and Aishwarya Srivastav's free-flowing effective forehand with complete backswing enabled them to complete a double in the Nutrine Naturo AITA sub-junior tennis championship, which concluded at the ...
India to meet Holland in Olympic opener
CHENNAI, JUNE 12. India takes on the defending champion, The Netherlands, in its opening Pool `B' match on August 15 in the men's Olympic hockey competition in Athens. The fixtures were finalised by the International Hockey Federation on ...
AOC rallies to hold SCR
HYDERABAD, JUNE 12. AOC Centre rallied from an early goal deficit to hold South Central Railway to a 1-1 draw in the A-1 Division hockey league championship match at Begumpet Police Stadium here on Saturday. In a keenly contested match, SCR ...
Greece upsets Portugal
PORTO (PORTUGAL), JUNE 12. Greece created the biggest opening game upset in European Championship history on Saturday by beating host Portugal 2-1. Inter Milan's Georgios Karagounis fired the Greeks ahead with a low, 25-meter shot in the ...
THE MIKE MARQUSEE COLUMN
Football an English way of life
Over the next few weeks, as the Euro 2004 tournament unfolds, the only way to avoid football if you live in England will be to watch no TV, read no newspapers, listen to no radio, boycott all pubs, restaurants, shops and bus stops and refuse to ...
An interesting cross-Channel clash of titans
LISBON, JUNE 12.If it was boxing, England and France would be barred from getting into the same ring. For footballing heavyweights of the calibre of Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira, wiping the floor with England's collection ...
Venkateswaran wins 100m
CHENNAI, JUNE 13. R.B. Venkateswaran won the 100m race in the Men's Open category of the Jai Gopal Garodia state performance ranking athletic meet, organised by the SDAT, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Saturday.
Punjab boys, Chhattisgarh girls make finals
CHITTOOR, JUNE 12. Reigning champions Punjab boys and Chhattisgarh girls entered the finals of the Nutrine Maha Lacto junior National basketball championships at the District Sports Authority Stadium courts, Masonic Grounds here on ...
Siva Kumar surprises Vijayalakshmi
HYDERABAD, JUNE 12. L.V. Siva Kumar of Nellore recorded the biggest win of his career shocking WGM S. Vijayalakshmi in a fifth round game even as Esha Karvade emerged sole leader with five points in the Maganti Ravindranath Choudhary all-India ...
Siddharth in sole lead
RAJAPALAYAM, JUNE 12. R. Siddharth of Chennai, the top seed and former India No.2 in the under-12 category, emerged as the sole leader with 4 points at the end of the fourth round in the boys' section of the 15th T.P. Textiles Tamil Nadu State ...
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Rushya makes final
DALMIAPURAM, JUNE 12. Reeth Rushya (Medimix) entered the final, beating V.T. Anu Bharathi (Cuddalore) 11-8, 11-9, 11-6 in the mini-cadets (below 9 years) girls section of the third State-ranking table tennis tournament at the Dalmia Community ...
Navratilova gets Wimbledon singles wildcard
London: Martina Navratilova, aged 47 and who won the Wimbledon ladies singles title nine times has been given a wildcard to play singles at Wimbledon for the first time in a decade. The former World No. 8, Patty Schnyder of Switzerland, has ...
Abeylegesse sets new 5,000m world record
BERGEN: Turkey's Elvan Abeylegesse broke the women's world 5,000m record by more than three seconds in 14 minutes, 24.68 seconds at the Bislett Games on Friday. Abeylegesse broke away from a group of six and quickly built up a 30-metre lead as ...
AFC official for legalised betting
KUALA LUMPUR, JUNE 12.Peter Velappan, secretary-general of Asian Football Confederation, has urged Malaysian and other Asian governments to legalise betting on soccer matches, saying it would accelerate the sport's development in the region. ...
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