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Saturday, July 31, 2004
I rely a lot on `feel', says Sehwag
COLOMBO, JULY 30.Virender Sehwag smiled. "No, not at all. From the outside it might seem like I approach every ball as it if it is a bad delivery because of my high back-lift and the resultant punch in my shots. But the fact is, I focus on ...
Team's morale on a high: Dravid
COLOMBO, JULY 30. Rahul Dravid said that the close victory (by four runs) against Sri Lanka in the Super League was the best thing to have happened to India ahead of Sunday's final against the host in the Indian Oil-Asia Cup 2004. Speaking to ...
Flintoff flaunts his prowess
BIRMINGHAM, JULY 30. England's new hero Andrew Flintoff hit his second hundred in six Tests as England again thrashed the West Indies bowling around Edgbaston on the second day of the second Test. More important in the long run, Flintoff ...
Leander and Mahesh begin with a bang
NEW DELHI, JULY 30.It was back to the old times, when winning was made to look so easy, as Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi warmed up for the challenges ahead with a clinical 6-3, 6-2 triumph over Gaston Etlis and Martin Rodriguez of Argentina in ...
China, Bahrain in last four
BEIJING, JULY 30. China and Bahrain advanced to the semifinals of the Asian Cup football championship on Friday. China beat Iraq 3-0, while Bahrain beat Uzbekistan 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the match ended in a 2-2 in regulation ...
Billiards & Snooker
Advani in awesome form
NEW DELHI, JULY 30.Pankaj Advani displayed his domineering form with a clean record after the four league matches in the 2004 IBSF World under-21 snooker championship in Carlow, Ireland. The Indian reeled off breaks worth 53, 40 and 91 in his ...
Anand-Leko play it safe
DORTMUND, JULY 30. Viswanathan Anand and Peter Leko played it safe in the first encounter of their two-match semifinals in the Sparkassen Chess Meeting here on Thursday.
Sports : General
`Football to the Summit'
NEW DELHI, JULY 30.As a prelude to the 2006 World Cup in Germany and to promote global peace and friendship through football, a trek `Football to the Summit' has been planned. Supported by the world governing body, FIFA, the Asian Football ...
Ritwik Bhattacharya in final
MUMBAI, JULY 30. Ritwik Bhattacharya beat back a resurgent Sahil Vora to take his appointed place in the men's final of the Rs. 6 lakh Herald Maritime Services Open squash on Friday. The top seed from Delhi won 15-10, 15-7, 17-16 in the first ...
Malleswari aims to do one better at Athens
NEW DELHI, JULY 30. Karnam Malleswari sports a tattoo of Ganesha, the friendly elephant-headed Hindu god that millions pray to because he is believed to remove all obstacles. Malleswari's faith in Ganesha is steadfast, but she knows that only ...
Indians win three gold medals
NEW DELHI, JULY 30. Three Indian cadet freestyle grapplers bagged gold in the third Children of Asia Games that concluded at Yakutsk, Russia on Friday. While Balraj Sahni won the gold in the 50kg category, compatriots Dheeraj Pal Singh and ...
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