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Friday, June 18, 2004
No permission for U.S. trip: BCCI
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 17. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has said that none of the Indian players would be given permission to take part in the USA's pro-cricket league. Disclosing this, a BCCI release issued by its ...
I am working on a magic ball: Harbhajan Singh
BANGALORE, JUNE 17. Last December, Harbhajan Singh trudged back after below-par spells against Australia in the first Test at Brisbane. Harbhajan's lack of sting was attributed to an injured spinning finger and soon the off-spinner had to ...
Portugal heaves a sigh of relief
LISBON, JUNE 17. And now Spain. Portugal at last gave home fans something to cheer about after a team packed with five of FC Porto's Champions League-winning side beat Russia 2-0. The win sets up an Iberian heart stopper against Spain, with ...
Swift Swedes set to take on staunch Italian defence
LISBON, JUNE 17. Italy will be without star playmaker Francesco Totti when it faces Sweden on Friday. Totti received a three-match ban from UEFA on Thursday for spitting in the face of Danish midfielder Christian Poulsen in the team's Euro 2004 ...
Eriksson moonlights as translator
LISBON, JUNE 17.The Swede answered questions in Portuguese and Italian during a news conference in Coimbra on Wednesday then translated the questions and his answers back into English. "Do you have to pay me for this?" Eriksson joked ...
Greece draws with Spain
PORTO, JUNE 17.Angelos Charisteas scored a second half equaliser as upstart Greece followed up its stunning Euro 2004 victory over Portugal with a 1-1 tie with Spain on Wednesday. Fernando Morientes, on loan to Champions League runner-up AS ...
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Karting caravan rolls into Delhi
NEW DELHI, JUNE 17. The Delhi leg of the MRF-MAI National karting championship will be held at an improvised track in Gurgoan on Sunday. Twenty regulars and 80 enthusiasts from Delhi have entered the fray with qualifying scheduled for ...
LSM: Indian leg from today
KOCHI, JUNE 17. The numbers are quite interesting. It's the Toyota RunX versus the Honda Integra at the top of the pack as the London-Sydney Marathon gets set for the spicy Indian leg, which begins at the Cochin International Airport, ...
Seems like old times: McRae
KOCHI, JUNE 17. A few years ago, Jimmy McRae took a long break from a thriving rallying career to look after his sons' budding motorsport life. His eldest son, Colin, went on to win the World Rally Championship, while another son, Alister, was ...
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