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Tuesday, August 31, 2004
No Indian umpire/referee for Champions Trophy
LONDON, AUG. 30. India may be the financial hub of modern cricket and Sourav Ganguly's men raring to topple Australia for the Test and one-day world champion status, but the subcontinent giant will have no representation in the umpires and ...
ICC to decide on accreditation to banned players
MUMBAI, AUG. 30. The International Cricket Council (ICC) will deliberate on an important item on its agenda a proposal to prevent its members from granting media accreditation to cricketers banned for match-fixing and related activities. ...
Sri Lanka aiming for clean sweep
COLOMBO, AUG. 30. Sri Lanka will be aiming for a clean sweep when it takes on South Africa in the concluding contest of the five-match limited-over series at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Tuesday. Despite resting four of its key players, ...
It's time for Eriksson to deliver
LONDON, AUG. 30.His three best central defenders are either injured or suspended and he's looking at a new strike force for the World Cup qualifying campaign with teenage star Wayne Rooney out of action too. A sex scandal now behind him, under ...
Bummer for Liverpool
LONDON, AUG. 30. Liverpool slumped to its first league defeat of the season on Sunday, surrendering a first-half goal at Bolton. Kevin Davies scored in the 38th minute on a Henrik Pedersen cross, lifting Bolton into third place in the Premier ...
Billiards & Snooker
Atwal fires 64 for best-ever finish on US PGA Tour
NEW DELHI, AUG. 30. Arjun Atwal fired six-under 64 in the final round to post his best-ever finish on the US PGA Tour, a tied-13th place at the Buick Open golf championship at the River Highlands course in Connecticut. Atwal's final day heroics ...
Rathore did India a major favour
ATHENS, AUG. 30. It was the army major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who made his gun do the talking and saved the country's prestige in the 28th Olympic Games. The 34-year-old Rathore deserves all the accolades, money, house and land for taking ...
A sample of things to come
ATHENS, AUG. 30.The Games ended here on Sunday night with the last runner of the marathon making his way into Panathinaiko Stadium and the Olympic flame being doused a few hours later. But the International Olympic Committee's fight for a ...
Windfall awaits Chinese stars
BEIJING, AUG. 30.How much is an Olympic gold medal worth? For China's newest sports stars, fresh from triumph in Athens and idolised by a sports-crazy population, the country's ongoing rush to capitalism means they can cash in like never ...
Racing : Motor
Tata Bearings Monsoon rally on Sept. 4, 5
KOLKATA, AUG. 30. Some of the big names in motor rallying will be seen in action in the Tata Bearings Monsoon to be staged in two legs on September 4 and 5. The event covering Bengal and Jharkhand will be flagged off from the Netaji Indoor ...
Sports : General
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