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    Cricket
    Sri Lanka tightens the screws
    COLOMBO, AUG. 13. Half centuries by skipper Marvan Atapattu and Kumar Sangakkara tightened Sri Lanka's grip on the second cricket Test against South Africa on Friday after the South Africans were dismissed cheaply following a devastating spell ...

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    MANCHESTER, AUG. 13.Friday the 13th is traditionally unlucky and there will be no argument about that from any Old Trafford supporter after today's cricket killing rain. The second day of the third Test between England and West Indies failed ...

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  • BVHSS in semifinals
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    Tennis
    A legend's debut at 47!
    ATHENS, AUG. 13.In 30 years in the sport, taking 340 titles including 18 at Grand Slams, Martina Navratilova has done everything. Everything except play at the Olympics. Now, at age 47, Navratilova plans to remedy that. And she's already ...

    Myskina in semifinals
    SOPOT, AUG. 13.Top-seeded Anastasia Myskina of Russia breezed past fifth-seeded Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 in the Idea Prokom Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Myskina remained on course to win her first title since the French ...

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  • Joshi, Advani register two wins

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  • Kidambi is champion

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  • Tiger in the woods

    Olympic Games
    Opening Ceremony — a melange of the ancient and modern
    ATHENS, AUG. 13. Like a rose blossoming on a fresh December dawn it unfolded, setting the mood for a great sporting carnival. The Opening Ceremony of the 28th Olympics at the aesthetically-designed Olympic Stadium, immersed in the incandescence ...

    Greek sprinters buck dope test, injured
    ATHENS, AUG. 13.Hours before the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, there was a sensational enactment of a tragedy of truly Greek proportions. Two star athletes — Kostantinos Kenteris, the defending men's 200 metres ...

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    Racing : Horse
    Royal Emblem may repeat
    HYDERABAD, AUG. 14.Royal Emblem, who maintains form, may score an encore in the S.S. Cardmaster Memorial Cup (1,800m), the feature event of Saturday afternoon's races. False rails (width about 4 mts from 1,400m to 450m) will be ...

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  • Raikkonen fastest in practice

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  • Anjali trains her guns for D-day

    Volleyball
  • Loyola, MOP Vaishnava keep crowns



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