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Thursday, March 03, 2005
India-Pakistan cricket - getting it right
The chilling drum-beat, as familiar to sportslovers' ears as funeral music may be to an undertaker's, has begun. It is Us-versus-Them time all over again. All the discredited yet familiar labels are back in circulation. Well-worn cliches long ...
Pakistan to field full-strength team
DHARAMSALA, MARCH 2. Lack of practice has almost forced Pakistan to field its Test side against the Board President's XI in the three-day match beginning at the picturesque Dharamsala Stadium here on Thursday. Though a fresh spell of rain on ...
North rides on Yuvraj's century
INDORE, MARCH 2. Yuvraj Singh blasted his second century of the season after North skipper Virender Sehwag gave a blazing start and the defending champion posted 497 for nine in its first innings against South, which was bowled out for 338, on ...
Sania shocks Kuznetsova
DUBAI, MARCH 2. Sania Mirza made light of a twisted ankle and a 0-4 start to beat the U.S. Open Champion and the world No. 7, Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia, 6-4, 6-2 in an hour and 19 minutes of exhilarating play in the pre-quarterfinals of the ...
I will give my best shot, says Narain
COIMBATORE, MARCH 2.With fresh expectations, team Jordan has arrived in Melbourne for Sunday's first race of the 2005 FIA Formula One World Championship. The drivers Narain Karthikeyan and Tiago Monteiro completed the race ...
Paes and Bhupathi all praise for Sania
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2.The two tennis aces who have won many a Grand Slam title between them, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi, expressed their joy at Sania Mirza's feat in the Dubai Open on Tuesday. "Beating the US Open champion is no mean feat. ...
Sudha Kiran shines for Vizag Colts
VISAKHAPATNAM, MARCH 2. B. Sudha Kiran picked up five wickets in Vizag Colts' 68-run victory over Super Stars, while City CC squeezed past Gajuwaka Greens with a two-wicket win in the pre-quarterfinals of the 12th annual The Hindu Trophy ...
Central in command
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2. The Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, in a shockingly casual approach, blew away a good platform to showcase its potential in response to a challenging situation set up by the Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy match. On the ...
Happy Birthday Inzy
DHARAMSALA, MARCH 2. Right from the day, the Pakistan cricketers landed in New Delhi, it has been birthday time for some of them. Opener Yasir Hameed, medium pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan and Shahid Afridi have already celebrated their birthdays ...
`Tough luck for students'
MUMBAI, MARCH 2. Sachin Tendulkar, on Wednesday, advised school students writing Board examinations across the country to concentrate on their studies although he admitted the lure of watching the exciting India-Pakistan series would be difficult ...
Bagan in more trouble after barren encounter
KOLKATA, MARCH 2. Salgaocar collected its first `away' point, holding Mohun Bagan to a goalless draw, in its final outing in the first phase of the ONGC IX National Football League at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Wednesday. The Goan side had ...
A goalless draw
MARGAO, MARCH 2.Dempo Sports Club was held to a goalless draw by bottom placed Churchill Brothers in an ONGC Cup National Football League match played at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda on Wednesday. Dempo maintains its second spot with 21 points ...
Shoot-out joy for Gunners
LONDON, MARCH 2. Arsenal won a penalty shootout 4-2 against underdog Sheffield United to squeeze into the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Tuesday. A fifth-round replay at Bramall Lane ended 0-0 after extra time as Sheffield United goalkeeper ...
Indian team to tour Pakistan
LAHORE, MARCH 2. The Indian soccer team will tour Pakistan from June 10 to 20 to play a three-match series, the Pakistan Football Federation said (PFF) here on Tesday. ``The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has confirmed their team's visit ...
Senior National in Chennai
CHENNAI, MARCH 2. The senior National bodybuilding championships will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on March 12 and 13. About 30 State units and six institutional teams are expected to take part featuring as many as 300 ...
Pro-am of champions
NEW DELHI, MARCH 2. The Business Today Ballantine's pro-am of champions golf tournament will be held at the Classic Golf Resort, Gurgaon, on March 4 and 5. This is the final leg of a circuit that began in Kolkata and came through ...
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