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Thursday, July 07, 2005
Olympics returns to London after 64 years
SINGAPORE: London earned the right to host the 2012 Olympic Games, emerging winner in a tight race among five candidate cities, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held the much-awaited election here on Wednesday. With Moscow, New York ...
Argentina bests Australia, tops pool
The verdict not only pronounced the first defeat for the Aussies in six matches but also gave Argentina the honour of remaining the only undefeated combination in this championship
Prior notice to Australia
LEEDS: Matt Prior, the Sussex wicket-keeper, has been put on notice that he will be the first man to be used in cricket as a football-style substitute. Prior, 23, has been a highly successful hitter in both the 45-over games and in 20/20 matches ...
Canada, Scotland register wins
Belfast: Three teams will contest for the top two places in Group B on Thursday as Canada's dramatic two-wicket victory over Holland in the ongoing ICC Trophy 2005, has left the two teams tied with six points. Scotland leads the group with eight ...
Thumping win for Glamorgan
London: Sourav Ganguly did not get the chance to display his batting skills as Glamorgan openers Matthew Elliott (52 not out) and Robert Croft (62 not out) belted Gloucestershire bowlers to notch up a 10-wicket win in the Twenty20 Cup at Sophia ...
Thiruvallur posts big win
CHENNAI: Thiruvallur posted an eight-wicket win over Pudukottai in the TNCA-Sumeru Soft inter-district under-17 cricket tournament for the P.R. Thevar Trophy at the Hindu College `A' here on Wednesday. The scores: At Thiruvallur: ...
Dent defeats Delic
NEWPORT: Top-seeded Taylor Dent powered his way into the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships with a 7-6(3), 6-4 victory over Amer Delic on Tuesday. Dent, the 2002 Newport champion, improved his career record to 6-1 at the ...
Unconvincing win by Haryana
NEW DELHI: The all-conquering Haryana overcame early glitches to beat Uttar Pradesh 7-0, but it was an unconvincing show before its crucial Pool `A' league match against Railways, in the 53rd National women's hockey championship at the Shivaji ...
World record No. 14 for Isinbayeva
LAUSANNE: After setting her 14th pole vault World record, Yelena Isinbayeva needs a new challenge becoming the first woman to clear five metres. Though initially worried about a headwind and chilly temperatures, the 22-year-old Russian ...
Shankar, Sathi Geeta are the best
Tamil Nadu takes overall championship
Racing : Horse
Triple Treasure runs with good chance in main event
MYSORE: Triple Treasure, who is well placed on weights, runs with a good chance in the Paschimavahini Plate (1,800m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Thursday. False rails (width about 7.5m from 1,600m to the winning post) ...
Iberian, Yes Es Yes Ses excel
BANGALORE: Iberian, Yes Es Yes Ses, Mystical, Coral Gables and Crown Secret caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday morning. Outer sand 800m: Friendly Fire (Nazim) (1,400-600) 57. Eased up. ...
Sports : General
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