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Friday, March 11, 2005
Sachin falls short of a landmark
MOHALI, MARCH 10. The crowd erupted as the ball travelled off the blade and then there was a hush as Asim Kamal emerged gleefully from gully. Sachin Tendulkar winced as he began his walk back. Just a stroke away from a Test record 35th hundred, ...
Central clinches Duleep Trophy
NAGPUR, MARCH 10. Central Zone clinched the Duleep Trophy with a convincing nine-wicket win over North Zone. The contest was over at the stroke of lunch on the third day at the VCA Stadium here, with Sanjay Bangar and Mohammad Kaif finishing the ...
Agassi, Lee and the need for spirit
The strangest thing happened during the Davis Cup weekend in America. Not so much that an unheralded Croat Ivan Ljubicic caned Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick in succession to win the tie. But that Agassi, who had reason to feel forlorn, strolled ...
Hamish hammers maiden hundred
CHRISTCHURCH, MARCH 10. Hamish Marshall scored his maiden century in only his third Test as New Zealand made 265 for three on the opening day of the first Test against Australia here on Thursday. Marshall (26) ended the day unbeaten on 103, ...
ICC Trophy dates announced
LONDON, MARCH 10. The International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2007 qualifying tournament was officially launched by its chief executive, Malcolm Speed, and the fixtures announced today. A total of 42 matches will be held at a record 25 ...
INDIAN WELLS, MARCH 10.Kim Clijsters moved into the second round of the Pacific Life Open with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Nicole Pratt on Wednesday. Clijsters, a former No. 1 player, competed in just her fourth match in the last nine months since ...
India beats Japan
KARACHI, MARCH 10. India notched up its first win, beating Japan 2-1 to set up a semifinal clash against South Africa in the four-nation junior hockey tournament. Birendar Lakra opened the account for India in the 21st minute while Hari ...
Real, Arsenal out but joy for ex-champions
LONDON, MARCH 9.Ronaldo was sent off as Real Madrid went out of the Champions League when it was beaten 2-0 by Juventus after extra-time in the second leg of their first knockout round tie. Juventus joined other former European champions ...
Arif for RSC summer camp
KOCHI, MARCH 10.Former National coach and Dronacharya Awardee S.M. Arif will be in charge of badminton at the Regional Sports Centre's summer coaching camp, which begins at the Rajiv Gandhi indoor stadium on April 4. "Arif coaches some of ...
Billiards & Snooker
Mixed luck for Indians
NEW DELHI, MARCH 10. India's Jeev Milkha Singh carded par-under one 71 while compatriot Jyoti Randhawa had a mixed day as he returned 73 at the Qatar Masters Golf today. Randhawa struck three birdies, two bogeys and one double bogey during his ...
Racing : Horse
Gaslight runs with a good chance
BANGALORE, MARCH 11. Gaslight runs with a good chance in the Nagarahole Cup (1,400m), the main event of this afternoon's meeting. False rails (width about 2m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in ...
Racing : Motor
Srivatsa and Tapasi win titles
CHENNAI, MARCH 10. K. Srivatsa (RSB, Chennai) and Tapasi Sarkar (Kolkata) won the men and women's singles titles respectively in the all-India Civil Services table tennis tournament here on Wednesday. The ...
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