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Sunday, October 10, 2004
India stares down the barrel
BANGALORE, OCT. 9. If Shane Warne foxed V.V.S. Laxman with a clever variation of spin in the first innings, the blond leg-spinner did in the Hyderabadi stylist with a flipper in the second on Saturday. And if Australia was right on top of the ...
Life has come a full circle for Harbhajan
BANGALORE, OCT. 9. Life may not be as much about riding a crest as keeping that little flame burning during the darkest hour. Same time last year, Harbhajan Singh was staring into nothing but a long, lightless stretch. He was in much agony, his ...
Slater not yet ready to open the bubbly
BANGALORE, OCT. 9. "This series is not over until the last ball is bowled," said Michael Slater. And out there in the middle, Glen McGrath was swapping high-fives with his mates after scalping Yuvraj Singh. The Aussie juggernaut was rolling well ...
Aqeel prevails over Vinod
NEW DELHI, OCT. 9. It was mission accomplished for different folks with different stakes. For Aqeel Khan of Pakistan it was a proud moment to win the National championship in India, and for local girl Sanaa Bhambri it was a tremendous statement ...
Sharapova keeps crown
TOKYO, OCT. 9. Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova overpowered American Mashona Washington 6-0, 6-1 on Saturday to claim back-to-back Japan Open titles before a typhoon forced play to be suspended.
Billiards & Snooker
LUCKNOW, OCT. 9. Uzbek GM Marat Dzhumaev won the Piloo Mody international chess tournament by drawing the ninth and final round with Pravin Thipsay here on Saturday. For Dzhumaev, who tallied 7.5 points to stay one point clear of the field, this ...
Kramnik needs a win
BRISSAGO (SWITZERLAND), OCT. 9.Peter Leko's remarkable victory on Thursday night has put pressure right back on V. Kramnik in the Dannemann World classical chess championship. The Russian now needs at least one win to retain the title, as he ...
Racing : Horse
Racing : Motor
Samresh shoots second gold
INDORE, OCT. 9. Samresh Jung fired seven plus-10 scores in a brilliant display of shooting in the 10m Air pistol final to strike his second gold medal in the 48th National championships at the Reoti Ranges here on Saturday. Jung started one ...
Sports : General
Joshna Chinappa in final
CHENNAI, OCT. 9. India's National champion, Joshna Chinappa has entered the final of the KCC Perrier Centenary Cup squash tournament, a WISPA event being held at the Kowloon Cricket Club in Hong Kong. This Chennai girl, playing in only her ...
Second National record for Rana
NEW DELHI, OCT. 9. As anticipated, Puneet Rana took away a second National record from Deepak Kumar in breaststroke in four days and Mandar Diwase bettered the 800m freestyle mark on the penultimate day of the National aquatic championship at the ...
Peirsol pockets gold; Phelps pulls out
INDIANAPOLIS, OCT. 9. Aaron Peirsol, the American who swept the backstroke events at the Athens Olympics, won the 100-metre backstroke at the Short Course World swimming championships on Friday night. The meet lost its biggest star when ...
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