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Sunday, August 22, 2004
Easy victory for Pakistan
AMSTELVEEN, AUG. 21. It was India's slackness in the climactic stages of the Pakistan innings, which marked the decisive point in the inaugural match of the Videocon tri-series at the picturesque VRA ground here on Saturday. In a contest reduced ...
Gold for Henin-Hardenne
ATHENS, AUG. 21. Justine Henin-Hardenne won the women's singles gold beating second-seeded Amelie Mauresmo of France 6-3, 6-3 in just over an hour and 15 minutes here on Saturday night. The victory after an entertaining exhibition of power-play ...
Paes, Bhupathi lose a marathon
ATHENS, AUG. 21. It was an epic, nevertheless disappointing, contest for Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi. The crack Indian combination failed to capitalise on the numerous opportunities to win the doubles bronze, and was pipped at the post 6-7 ...
Pinsent pockets gold in photo finish
SCHINIAS (GREECE), AUG. 21.Britain's Matthew Pinsent won the fourth Olympic gold of his career on Saturday when his four boat came back over the last 500 metres to beat Canada in a photo finish. When the scoreboard at last showed Britain on ...
Kenenisa Bekele wins gold with new record
ATHENS, AUG. 21. Kenenisa Bekele extended Ethiopian dominance in distance running by winning the 10,000 metres gold medal in an Olympic record time of 27:05.10 on Friday night and also eclipsed compatriot Haile Gebrselassie's 1996 Atlanta record ...
I am innocent: Chanu
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21.Tainted lifter Sanamacha Chanu, who was stripped of her fourth place in the 53-kg class after testing positive for furosemide, told newspersons at the airport, vehemently put forth her defence and said, "someone mixed some ...
Rathore arrives home to a hearty welcome
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. Winning the silver at the Olympics may have changed his life forever, but Maj. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says he would prefer to continue living a quiet life. "I am feeling great because the entire country is happy about my ...
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