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Federer and Hewitt in semifinals
London: It was an unexpected invasion, less likely to succeed than the famous Spanish Armada that set sail to conquer these islands in the summer of 1588. But the latest Hispanic La Armada Grande manned by caramel-tanned, bandanna sporting ...
Is the Hayden-Jones scrap setting the tone for the Ashes?
BIRMINGHAM: You may remember several years ago a picture of a policeman directing cricket traffic in this city, thigh deep in water in one of the main streets. That scene came close to being repeated last night when several rather smaller storms ...
`Great' has become a cheap label
The 19th century writer William Hazlitt once said: "No man is truly great who is great only in his own lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history." In these modern sporting times of constant embellishment, Hazlitt would be laughed ...
Australians pose a big threat
Chennai: Australia normally plays in the Oceania Zone and when it comes to volleyball it is in the Asian Zone. The Aussies are more than happy to contend with the likes of China, Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan, Iran and India. The team, which qualified ...
Amit Bhandari hopes to make a comeback
BANGALORE: : Amit Bhandari has been a constant presence in the fringes of the Indian pace bowling attack. The Delhi seamer who relies on swing more than the hustle and bustle of pace has played in two one dayers but is yet to cement his place in ...
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Seven teams found guilty
PARIS: Formula One's ruling body (FIA) said on Wednesday the seven teams that abandoned the United States Grand Prix were guilty of two offences and would announce their punishments on September 14. The FIA found the teams guilty of failing to ...
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