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Wednesday, June 30, 2004
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`Banks need to recruit more players'
HYDERABAD, JUNE 29. Several of the top cricket players and officials here expressed their dismay at the present policy being followed by most of the banks in the state of denying jobs to sportspersons under the sports quota. In a statement ...
Waqar, Kambli to don new roles
NEW DELHI, JUNE 29.Waqar Younis and fellow first-timer Vinod Kambli will join Arun Lal and Maninder Singh in the Star Sports hindi commentary team for the last five matches of the Indian Oil Asia Cup to be played in Colombo from July 16 to August ...
Serena Williams ready for the home stretch
LONDON, JUNE 29. They turned up like a pair of young women invited to model at a sartorial symposium on dressing for a Saturday night at the disco. An old member of the most exclusive tennis club in the world, returning to the centre court at ...
Srinath makes quarterfinals
NEW DELHI, JUNE 29. The heat took its toll and the exhaustion was very evident, as few had the energy to stand and fight, let alone winning. The second round of the ITF Satellite tennis circuit Masters event saw as many as three players retiring ...
Pakistan routs India
AMSTERDAM, JUNE 29. Pakistan toyed with a hapless Indian defence to inflict a humiliating 6-1 defeat on its arch-rival in a crucial league match of the four-nation Rabobank hockey tournament here on Tuesday. The huge loss virtually killed ...
European football facing a new order
LISBON, JUNE 29.With second sight having failed most pundits, we are left with a tournament of second thoughts. The composition of the semifinals is unexpected and the names of the key figures come as almost as great a surprise. It was easy to ...
Markus Merk to handle final
LISBON, JUNE 29.UEFA, the governing body of European soccer, named the 42-year-old dentist on Monday for the game, which will be staged at Lisbon's Stadium of Light. He refereed France's 2-1 victory over England in Group A and the 2-2 draw ...
Southern Blues in semifinals
BANGALORE, JUNE 29. Southern Blues emerged triumphant through the tie-breaker and defeated 515 Army Base Workshop (515 ABW) 6-5 in a Prasanna Kumar Memorial Cup football league Group C play-off match at the Football Stadium here on Tuesday. Prior ...
Topalov's terrific form continues
TRIPOLI, JUNE 29. The top two players at the World chess championship cruised through with little trouble in the first game of the quarterfinals while a young Cuban upstart won a dazzling victory with daring moves on Monday. Bulgaria's Veselin ...
Sports : General
Junior National from today
JAIPUR, JUNE 29. About 700 young swimmers will be seen in action in the National junior aquatic championship for boys and girls commencing at the Sawai Man Singh swimming pool here on Wednesday. The five-day championship will provide an ...
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