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Monday, May 16, 2005
Sweet revenge for Roger Federer
HAMBURG: Top-ranked Roger Federer beat French teenager Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 7-6(4) on Sunday to defend his Hamburg Masters title and collect his tour-leading sixth championship of the year. By avenging one of only two losses this year, ...
Bell gets a call
LONDON: Kevin Pietersen, England's destructive middle order batsman, will have to wait for his place in the Test team but David Graveney, the chairman of selectors, made it clear on Sunday that he was next in line. "One of our problems at this ...
Ramu overcomes Ethiopian challenge
BANGALORE: It was Army Sports Institute's Kennedy Chinna Ramu all the way despite the initial challenge from the fancied Ethiopian trio of Abebe Seyoum, Tegayae Desalgne and Tesfaye Bayu Orgawa who faltered and fell behind at the halfway mark in ...
Eto'o takes Barcelona to Spanish Glory
MADRID: FC Barcelona won its first Spanish league title in six years on Saturday by drawing Levante 1-1. Striker Samuel Eto'o scored his 24th goal of the season in the 60th minute to give Barcelona its 17th league title. Alberto Rivera scored ...
Ashwell Prince guides South Africa to easy win
PORT-OF-SPAIN: Ashwell Prince's career-best unbeaten 89 helped South Africa cruise to a six-wicket victory over West Indies in the fourth one-day cricket international at Queen's Park Oval on Saturday. South Africa leads the five-match series ...
KSEB powers into final
THRISSUR: They were lucky to top their group on lots. But the young men from KSEB, Thiruvananthapuram, needed no luck on a humid Sunday evening here at the Sree Kerala Varma College Ground, as they crushed Central Excise, Kochi, 4-0 and stormed ...
Young Men win opener
PERIAKULAM: Young Men Basketball Club, Dharapuram beat host Silver Jubilee Sports Club 73-61 in the inaugural match of the Chidambara Sourya Narayanan Memorial Trophy tournament on Sunday. Suresh (27) and Arun Pratap (25) shone for the winners, ...
Adams wrests sole lead
CHENNAI: Englishman Michael Adams wrested the sole lead at the Mtel Masters chess tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, when he shocked the world classical champion, Russian Vladimir Kramnik, in 41 moves playing with white pieces, according to ...
Ritwik bows out
New Delhi: Ritwik Bhattacharya went down to sixth seed Matthew Giuffre of Canada 10-12, 11-4, 10-12, 11-4, 4-11 in the quarterfinals of the Atlanta Open squash championship in the United States. ...
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