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Tuesday, October 19, 2004
Rain douses Indian hopes
CHENNAI, OCT. 18. With what was expected to be the most exciting day of the match, washed out on Monday, no one will ever quite know how the second Test might have turned out. Australia could well go into the third Test, beginning at Nagpur on ...
A timely break
I'm sure all parents know just how hard it is to say goodbye to their children for any length of time, whether it be for five days or five minutes, but having to leave my baby daughter when she was just a week old to set off on a cricket tour was ...
Pathan out, Nehra in
CHENNAI, OCT. 18. In the solitary change to the team that played in the second Test against Australia, Delhi's left-arm medium-pacer Ashish Nehra replaces an injured Irfan Pathan, in the third Test beginning at Nagpur on October 26. The ...
An anti-climax, indeed!
CHENNAI, OCT. 18. Quite possibly, the only creatures having fun this morning are those little tadpoles hopping obliviously in the little pond-like puddles that have formed near the boundary ropes at Chepauk. Sad, isn't it? Just when this Test ...
Form is a matter of a day: Gavaskar
CHENNAI, OCT. 18. The casually attired Sunil Gavaskar alights from the lift and after striding through the hotel lobby, enters the coffee shop, hair neatly combed, face sporting a smile, and those eyes, still mischievous, probing and penetrating, ...
Corretja beats Ferrer
MADRID, OCT. 18. Alex Corretja of Spain cruised to an untroubled win over David Ferrer of Spain 7-5, 6-1 on the opening day of the Madrid Masters tennis tournament on Monday. Earlier, Robin Soderling of Sweden defeated Germany's Florian Mayer ...
Mizoram's tough tactics fail to stop Bengal
NEW DELHI, OCT. 18. It was quite an interesting contest. Bengal players concentrated more on avoiding body contact with the aggressive Mizoram boys even as they recorded a 5-1 victory in their opening Cluster I match of the National Football ...
Billiards & Snooker
Anand draws with Onischuk
MALLORCA, OCT. 18. World Rapid champion Viswanathan Anand settled for an easy draw with Alexander Onischuk of United States on the top board in the fourth round of the 36th Chess Olympiad at Gran Casino here. The Indian men's team added ...
Donyses and Maurya please Record sixth title for Ernie Els
VIRGINIA WATER, OCT. 18.Ernie Els won the World Match Play title for a record sixth time on his 35th birthday on Sunday, beating Lee Westwood 2 and 1 to earn the biggest prize in golf of £1 million. Els' victory on a 20-foot birdie putt at the ...
Sports : General
Usha, Nawal come together for a cause
MUMBAI, OCT. 18. India's track legend P.T. Usha and a former Olympic champion from Morocco, Nawal El-Moutawakil, will team up under the Laureus Sports for Good Foundation umbrella on a project, scheduled for 2005, to raise opportunities for women ...
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