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Sunday, July 18, 2004
Sri Lanka canters to a win
DAMBULLA, JULY 17. Up against a prospect of facing two top-notch teams on two consecutive days most others would have been overawed. But not the United Arab Emirates. The Arab nation came up with an inspired show while bowling against host Sri ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 17.Riding on Tripti Khot's 65, Maharashtra scored 17-run win against Chhattisgarh in a league match in the National sub-junior women's cricket championship here.
Hameed stars in Pakistan's win
COLOMBO, JULY 17. Opener Yasir Hameed struck a fluent century as Pakistan scored a comfortable 76-run win over Bangladesh in a group `A' match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday. The 26-year-old struck 102 off 123 deliveries ...
`Don't judge by just one game'
DAMBULLA, JULY 17. Dismissing the struggle by the top-order batsmen against UAE on Friday as only expected when a team is returning after a near three-month lay-off, Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly said, "Even though they struggled, we ...
Haas outlasts Agassi
LOS ANGELES, JULY 17. Master showman Andre Agassi bowed out on Friday night in a dramatic quarterfinal battle at the Mercedes-Benz Cup tennis tournament, ceding to the staying power of Tommy Haas 7-6(5), 6-7 (6), 6-3. The victory couldn't have ...
Rios calls it a day
SANTIAGO (CHILE), JULY 17. Marcelo Rios, the first South American to reach No. 1 in ATP rankings history, retired from tennis on Friday because of an ongoing back injury. ``It is very sad for me to accept that I must leave tennis,'' said the ...
India beats Britain
DUSSELDORF, JULY17. India missed chances galore before prevailing over Great Britain 2-0 in the opening match of the DSD four-nation men's hockey tournament here on Friday. Sandeep Singh and Adam Sinclair struck the goals in either half to give ...
Chennai storms into final
KARAIKUDI, JULY 17.Defending champion, Chennai stormed into the final of the Indane-Alamu 46th Tamil Nadu State senior inter-district football championship with an authoritative 4-0 win over Dindigul at Kottaiyur near here on Saturday. Dhadeus ...
Final opportunity for Bobby to make it to Athens
CHENNAI, JULY 17.Human endeavour to cross a new milestone is the essence of competitive athletics. Whatever be the layer of competition, the spirit that sustains it is transparent when the athletes set themselves into action. For the 900 odd ...
Aneesh surprises Krishna
KOCHI, JULY 17.Kerala champion K.A. Aneesh, the surprise pack in many majors, jolted top-seeded S.D.S. Krishna (AP) 15-8, 15-6 to march into the men's singles final of the Servo fourth RSC South Indian Open badminton tournament at the Rajiv ...
Arun Karthik, Maheshwaran in limelight
CHENNAI, JULY 17. Arun Karthik, a 9th standard student, had IM Poobesh Anand on the grill before letting him off with a draw, after 51 moves, in the third round of the 4th Adyar Times FIDE rating chess tournament here on Saturday. Arun ...
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Sanil Shetty stuns Arunava Ganguly
NEW DELHI, JULY 17.Cadet boy Sanil Shetty gave top seed Arunava Ganguly a rude wake-up call ahead of the Asian junior meet by knocking him out in the boys' quarterfinals of the South Asian table tennis championship here on Saturday. On a day ...
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