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Sunday, August 29, 2004
Australia wins Videocon Cup
AMSTELVEEN, AUG. 28. Inzamam-ul-Haq looked glum-faced from the pavilion, while the Australians converged in a heap moments after Glenn McGrath had struck the final blow. The contrasting vignettes mirrored the final of the Videocon tri-series at ...
BCCI set to wrap up telecast rights contract
MUMBAI, AUG. 28. On Sunday, September 5 in Chennai, the BCCI is expected to wrap up the television rights contract for which two of the five bidders Zee Telefilms and ESPN Star Sports (ESS) have made huge offers of $260m and $230 ...
Ponting's objections to new umpiring technology
LONDON, AUG. 28. Australian captain Ricky Ponting has reportedly raised strong objections to an ICC initiative to try out umpiring technology in next month's Champions Trophy. The Champions Trophy tournament will see umpires in seven out of the ...
COMMACK, AUG. 28.Two-time defending champion Paradorn Srichaphan rallied for a 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory over Joachim Johansson Friday to reach the semifinals of the TD Waterhouse Cup. The victory avenged Paradown's 6-2, 6-3 loss to Johansson ...
Argentina edges Paraguay for gold
ATHENS, AUG. 28.Carlos Tevez scored his eighth goal of the tournament as Argentina captured a long-overdue gold medal at the Olympic soccer tournament on Saturday, beating Paraguay 1-0. The 20-year-old Boca Juniors striker, a likely transfer ...
Double delight for Guerrouj, Holmes
ATHENS, AUG. 28. El Guerrouj of Morocco turned in a superlative performance in the 5000m to deny the World record holder Kenenisa Bekele of Ehtiopia a double but at the same time achieving one for himself he had won the 1500m here ...
Fonte pockets heavyweight gold
ATHENS, AUG. 28. Odlanier Solis Fonte of Cuba won the gold medal on Saturday in heavyweight boxing, beating Viktar Zuyev of Belarus 22-13. Naser Al Shami of Syria and Mohamed Elsayed of Egypt shared the bronze. Gaydarbek Gaydarbekov of Russia ...
Aussies realise a dream
ATHENS, AUG. 28. The Australian hockey team did it at last. After trying for decades to win the men's Olympic gold, the team dethroned two-time Olympic champion Holland 2-1 in the final at the Helliniko Centre here on Friday night. A golden ...
I was feeling giddy: Anju
ATHENS, AUG. 28.After her sixth-place finish in long jump at Athens on Friday night, Anju Bobby George said she was tired and feeling giddy during the final. ``I'm really disappointed and don't know what happened to me. After the first attempt, ...
Face-saving win for Sushil Kumar
ATHENS, AUG. 28. Sushil Kumar won a face-saving bout against Ivan Djorev of Bulgaria 3-0, accumulating nine technical points along the way, in the 60kg class of the freestyle wrestling competition at the Ano Liossia Hall here on Saturday. It ...
Sports : General
Iran makes clean sweep
BANGALORE, AUG. 28. The Iranian national anthem rent the air repeatedly during the medal presentation ceremony, as athletes from that nation made a clean sweep in the Asian Pankration championship, which concluded at Koramangala Indoor stadium ...
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