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Thursday, August 19, 2004
England on a roll
LONDON, AUG. 18. Andrew Strauss, an unsung left-handed Middlesex opening batsman when he received a late call-up after Michael Vaughan, the England captain, was injured at the nets just before the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's in May, ...
Can India perform an encore?
KOLKATA, AUG. 18. The Indian football team left for Vietnam on Wednesday, hoping to regain the LG Cup it won in 2002. The 20-member squad, led by Baichung Bhutia, had a two-week stint at the SAI Eastern Centre here under coach Stephen ...
Billiards & Snooker
Manan is champion
KOLKATA, AUG. 18. Manan Chandra of Delhi won the snooker selection tournament, beating Punjab's Alok Kumar by six frames to three, at the SAI (Eastern Centre) here on Wednesday. The scoreline was 80-23, 72-41, 63-14, 40-74, 13-65, 20-89(53, 33), ...
Sad end to Malleswari's campaign
ATHENS, AUG. 18. In a shocking display, India's medal hope in women's weightlifting, Karnam Malleswari, did not finish even her first lift in snatch and went out of the 63kg competition here this evening leaving her supporters in a daze. ...
Bahadur's pathetic show
ATHENS, AUG. 18.After that euphoric evening provided by the gallant shooter Rajyavardhan Rathore and the spectacular goals by the hockey team, the flop show of Indian athletics began at the sacred precincts of Mount Olympia where shot putter ...
Bhardwaj realises a dream
ATHENS, AUG. 18.A cheque for $25,000 from Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson spurred Mohini Bhardwaj to capture an Olympic silver medal with the American women's gymnastics team at the Olympic Games on Tuesday. Earlier this year, Bhardwaj ...
Romania's reign continues
ATHENS, AUG. 18.A combination of Romania's superiority and American mistakes gave the eastern European country a gold medal on Tuesday in women's team gymnastics at the Athens Olympics.
Samsung's award for Rathore
CHENNAI, AUG. 18.Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will receive a Rs. 10 lakh cash award, for his silver-medal winning effort, from Samsung, the official sponsor of the Indian contingent to the Olympics. He will be the first recipient of the ...
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