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Tuesday, August 17, 2004
England goes 3-0 up, clinches series
MANCHESTER, AUG. 16. In the age of retro there was bound to be an old-fashioned Test like the third of the England-West Indies series at Old Trafford. England spent the final afternoon counting down the runs slowly, knowing that it had only to ...
BCCI okays graded payment system
KOLKATA, AUG. 16.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday approved the restructured graded payment system for players, renewed the contracts of coach John Wright, physiotherapist, Andrew Leipus, and fitness trainer, Gregory ...
Nadeem, Indrashekar Reddy in the limelight
CHENNAI, AUG. 16. Two left-arm spinners held the centre stage on the second day of the league matches in the Sahara-Buchi Babu all-India invitation cricket tournament here on Monday. S. Nadeem came up with a dream spell (seven for 20) to help ...
Billiards & Snooker
Ian Thorpe wins Race of the Century
ATHENS, AUG. 16. Ian Thorpe won the most anticipated duel at the Olympic pool, taking gold in the 200m freestyle on Monday night and ensuring that Michael Phelps won't match Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals. Defending Olympic champion ...
Kanetkar makes a winning start
ATHENS, AUG. 16.Last minute entry, Indian shuttler Nikhil Kanetkar made a winning start as he overpowered Spaniard Sergio Llopis 2-1 to move into the second round of the badminton singles competition in the Olympic Games here on Monday. ...
Leander-Mahesh lift India's sagging spirits
ATHENS, AUG. 16. They were up against the world's No. 2 player, but Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi proved that they were second to none in the world of doubles with a 7-6(5), 6-3 triumph over Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish of the U.S. in the first ...
Holland beats India
ATHENS, AUG. 16. The Olympic campaign for India, under the foreign coach, Gerhard Rach of Germany began on the wrong foot with the Netherlands, the defending champion, asserting its supremacy in the last quarter of the Pool B hockey competition ...
Hat-trick for Halil Mutlu
ATHENS, AUG. 16.Halil Mutlu of Turkey won his third consecutive Olympic weightlifting gold medal in the 56-kilogram category on Sunday, ignoring his biggest rival's prediction that the `Little Dynamo' was ready to lose, with yet another ...
Aussies bounce back
ATHENS, AUG. 16. Shrugging off the blues that set in after the humiliation suffered at the hands of Germany in the opening fixture, defending champion Australia, in quest of a hat-trick of gold medals in the Olympics, gathered full points with a ...
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