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Tuesday, April 26, 2005
Paes and Zimonjic win at Barcelona
NEW DELHI: Leander Paes and his Serbian partner Nenad Zimonjic took their second title in two weeks, winning the Open Seat Godo in Barcelona on Sunday, beating the Spanish duo of Rafael Nadal and Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3 in the final. Nadal ...
Windies crumbles as Nel breathes fire
BRIDGETOWN: Fast bowler Andre Nel blasted through the West Indies lineup with a career-best 6-32 to help South Africa win by an innings and 86 runs with a day to spare in the third Test on Sunday. South Africa's biggest win over the West ...
U.S. cruises into semifinals
LONDON: Spain held off a comeback by Argentina while defending champion Russia, France and the United States cruised into the Fed Cup semifinals on Sunday. Spain needed a victory by a pair which hadn't played doubles together to finish off ...
Top stars to figure in Gursharan benefit tie
NEW DELHI: Former Test cricketers Kirti Azad and Maninder Singh lent their support to the retired players by demanding that their benefit matches be organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). "By just granting a benefit ...
A stroll in the park for Andy Roddick
HOUSTON: Andy Roddick easily handled weak-serving Sebastien Grosjean of France 6-2, 6-2 for his 17th career title and third U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship in five years on Sunday. Roddick, playing his first tournament since a wrist injury ...
Kiro gives Navy resounding start
MUMBAI: Twenty goals were scored at the Mahindra Hockey Stadium on a day when the winners routed their opponents in the 43rd All-India Bombay Gold Cup tournament. The first match began at half past noon and A.K. Kiro slotted home a penalty ...
An international tournament in Chennai likely
CHENNAI: An international hockey tournament is now a possibility as a dress rehearsal for the prestigious Champions Trophy to be held here from December 10 to 18. The initiative for this, not surprisingly, comes from the Murugappa Group. ...
Sporting Soccer posts win
THRISSUR: Sporting Soccer, Kasaragod, edged out Christ College, Thrissur, 6-5 via tie breaker in a first round match of the N.I. David memorial State club championship at the Corporation stadium here on Monday. Both teams shared two goals during ...
Usha School will be ready by end of year
Tucked away in a remote village near here and shorn of media glare, Usha herself is keen to help realise the dream of young girls to make it big in international athletics. The Usha School of Athletics, coming up on a 30-acre land at Kinalur, ...
Fortune favours Aarthie
BANGALORE: Two WGM's, Swathi Ghate and R. Aarthie, had bitter-sweet experiences with time controls as two lesser lights gave them a torrid time in an eventful second round of the National A women's chess championship here on Monday afternoon. ...
Mukesh faces stiff challenge
NEW DELHI: Mukesh Kumar is likely to face a stiff challenge from Gurbaaz Mann in their anticipated pre-quarterfinal clash of the Rs. 10 lakh All-India SRF Matchplay golf championship at the Delhi Golf Club on Thursday. Mukesh, who is virtually ...
Racing : Horse
Moon Emperor claims Masinagudi Plate
UDHAGAMANDALAM: Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy's Moon Emperor, ridden by Ravinder, bagged the Masinagudi Plate, the feature event of the races held here on Monday. F. Sait trains the winner. The results: 1. INDU NAGAR PLATE (1,400m), ...
Racing : Motor
Mani, Mridula clinch titles
CHENNAI: K. Mani and Mridula Rajiv won the Group I boys' and girls' 100m freestyle titles, respectively, in the SDAT-ranking swimming competition at the Aquatic Complex here on Monday. The event was co-sponsored by Rajalakshmi Ammal Sports & ...
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