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Saturday, June 19, 2004
`Ups and downs part of the game'
BANGALORE, JUNE 18.It has been fifteen long summers since Sachin Tendulkar walked out to bat in international cricket. And the reaction is still the same. Every time he goes across to the pitch, a nation's collective self-esteem is often placed ...
Wimbledon-mania on the horizon
LONDON, JUNE 18.From every second car on the London streets flutters the ubiquitous St. George's Cross flag. And you suspected the flutter was all the more vigorous on Friday after the English football team had managed to pick up its first points ...
Hantuchova in final
EASTBOURNE, JUNE 18.Daniela Hantuchova rallied to upset top-seeded Amelie Mauresmo 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to reach the final of the Eastbourne grass-court tournament.
Fariz enters final
CHENNAI, JUNE 18.M. Fariz of Tamil Nadu reached the boys' under-18 final with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Manish Rao of Karnataka in the Fischer AITA Talent Series at the CLRI courts here on Friday.
Croatia puts up a spirited show
LEIRIA, JUNE 18. Twice coming from a goal down to rescue a match is either the sign of a strong team or a lucky one. The question is, which is France? The defending European champion struggled again on Thursday, needing David Trezeguet's goal ...
Germany to go all out against Latvia
PORTO, JUNE 18. Kevin Kuranyi is getting help up front, and the Germany striker has set an ambitious goal for Saturday's match against Latvia.
Prasad still in the hunt
KOLKATA, JUNE 18. Satyadev Prasad was the lone Indian left in the fray in the German Grand Prix archery championship at Wyhl. Prasad, ranked 13th in the individual qualification, takes on the fifth-ranked Chinese Haifeng Xue in the round of ...
Benedict, Sureka hog limelight
CHENNAI, JUNE 18. Two athletes put up a good show on the final day of the two-day 77th State senior athletics championship at the Nehru stadium here on Friday. The 23-year-old Benedict Starli of Southern Railway set a new meet record in high ...
Billiards & Snooker
Racing : Horse
Racing : Motor
Little lady with a heart of steel
KOCHI, JUNE 18.When Joy Rainey decided to do the London-Sydney Marathon in a 33-year-old Morris Minor a little more than a year ago, many thought she was off her head. "That's the least suitable car for the event," the marathon director Nick ...
Sports : General
Kartar Singh takes over as WFI chief
NEW DELHI, JUNE 18. Double Asian Games gold medallist Kartar Singh took over as the president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), ousting M.S. Malik through a vote of no confidence passed at a special general body meeting of the ...
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