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Tuesday, March 08, 2005
Toss holds the key
MOHALI, MARCH 7.Cricket is a lot about momentum. This is particularly true in a three-Test face-off where the series opener often sets the tone. Any slip here and a comeback could be a steep climb. A distinctly green surface at the PCA ground ...
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Picking the final XI will be tough
Another Indo-Pak cricket series is about to begin and there is already a buzz in the air. Hundreds of Pakistani fans have started arriving in Chandigarh, which means there will be plenty of support for Inzy and his boys at Mohali, the venue of ...
Sharath Babu shines
MYSORE, MARCH 7.A good all-round performance by Sharath Babu (five for 32 & 50), helped The Mysore City Gymkhana to register a facile five-wicket win over Jo Jo Cricket Club in their Group `D' league encounter in the Sri Gopalaswami Memorial ...
Youngmen CC posts win
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 7. Youngmen Cricket Club defeated Varah Cricket Club by four wickets in the Thiruvananthapuram district `B' division cricket league at the Medical College ground here on Monday. The highlight of YMCC's win was a fine ...
All-round show by Harpreet Singh
NEW DELHI, MARCH 7. Harpreet Singh's all-round performance (110 and two for 27) notwithstanding Kishanganj Gymkhana had to settle for a draw against Bright Club in the Premier Division match in the DDCA cricket league ...
CCI to honour John Major
MUMBAI, MARCH 7. The Cricket Club of India (CCI), which has honoured a host of foreign cricketers and administrators over the last few years, has decided to confer honorary life membership on former British Prime Minister John Major. Major, an ...
Mathieu puts France in quarterfinals
LONDON, MARCH 7. Nine-time champion France eliminated Sweden from the Davis Cup on Sunday, advancing to the quarterfinals when Paul-Henri Mathieu defeated former Australian Open winner Thomas Johansson 6-1, 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-4. The 3-2 victory ...
Rama Mohan Rao wins title
HYDERABAD, MARCH 7. V. Rama Mohan Rao defeated H.S. Sarma 6-0, 6-2 to win the 55 years & above singles title in the 42nd Annual Open tennis championship held at Guntur. B. Joji Reddy bagged a double winning the singles and doubles title in the ..
Maradona in good spirits
BOGOTA, MARCH 7. Diego Maradona was in good spirits at a clinic in Colombia, one day after undergoing gastric-bypass surgery that aims to trim his weight by 50 kgs within a year, his doctors said. ``He woke up stable, the readings are normal, ...
Yuvabhavana beats KSEB
KOZHIKODE, MARCH 7. Yuvabhavana Club beat KSEB 4-2 in the Videocon Kozhikode District `D' Division football league here on Monday. Raheez (two), Mamu Koya and Ali Sahir scored for the winner, while Velayudhan and Biju Das were the scorers for ...
Students Union, DYSH in last four
BANGALORE, MARCH 7. The District Youth Sports Hostel (DYSH) and Students Union stormed into the semifinals of the Bangalore District Football Association's `C' division league, registering big wins here on Monday. DYSH defeated Excelsior 5-1 ...
Sukanya bags three gold medals
VIRUDHUNAGAR, MARCH 7. P. Sukanya of OCPM Girls Higher Secondary School, Madurai won three gold medals in the VII standard girls' section of the Madurai Regional (world beaters) sports talent spotting scheme athletic meet conducted by ...
Anand inches closer to Kasparov
LINARES, MARCH 7. Viswanathan Anand's wait for a second victory in the City of Linares chess tournament ended with a clinical triumph over World champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov and took him closer to leader Garry Kasparov after the 12th round here ...
Racing : Horse
Rangarajan inducted into racing Hall of Fame
CHENNAI, MARCH 7. At a colourful ceremony held at the Madras Race Club's Guindy Lodge on Saturday night, the Chevrolet Racing Awards for excellence on the Indian Turf were distributed. Each award recognizes and honours the achievements of the ...
Sports : General
IOA vice-president critical of budget allocation
NEW DELHI, MARCH 7.The senior vice-president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Vijay Kumar Malhotra, has said the allocation for sports in the 2005 Union budget was shocking and disappointing. "It seems sports was on the last priority of ...
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