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Friday, July 29, 2005
Jayasuriya licking his lips in anticipation
DAMBULLA: Sanath Jayasuriya found it difficult to hide his smile when he said, "We play India first." He was referring to the Indian Oil Cup tri-series. The southpaw's liking for the Indian attack is well known. His record speaks for itself: 1903 ...
Harbhajan up to the task ahead
Dambulla: "I wear just one hat," says Harbhajan Singh about De Bono's coloured ones, even as he twirls his own and points to it. "White. I'm not too concerned about all that. It helps your thinking, but at the end of the day it's what you do on ...
ICC to bid goodbye to Lord's
London: After housing the International Cricket Council (ICC) for nearly a century, Lord's tie with the ICC will be severed on Friday when the game's global governing body relocates to its new home in Dubai. ``The International Cricket Council ...
Lin Chen, Feng Yalan win with ease
NEW DELHI: All it took was a mere 70 minutes for Lin Chen and defending champion Feng Yalan to prove their superiority over unranked teammates in the boys and girls' finals of the Asian junior table tennis championship at the NDMC Indoor Stadium ...
Megha and monsoon mayhem
MUMBAI: : Over the last two days, Megha Vakharia has realised there is more to life than just tennis. That there are times when match points and double faults don't mean a thing, and one is lucky to just be alive. Thanks to the fury of the ...
Billiards & Snooker
Sasikiran keeps winning
NEW DELHI: Top seed K. Sasikiran maintained his winning run by scoring over Kabisch in the fifth round of the ZMD Open chess tournament in Dresden, Germany, on Wednesday. Sasikiran needed 83 moves to down the German, rated at a modest 2327, on ...
Racing : Horse
Fire Brigade wins main event
HYDERABAD: M/s. Mir Hyder Ali Khan, K.S.N. Murthy and Dr. K. Rajeshwar Rao's Fire Brigade (Aadesh up) won the C.R. Bhoopal Memorial Cup the main event of the day's races. Kassam trains the winner. The results: 1. SUBHASH CHANDRA ...
Sanskara has an edge
KOLKATA: Sanskara has an edge over her nine rivals in the Harry The Horse Cup (1,400m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Friday. 1 BROWN WOLF HANDICAP (1,100m) Cl. V, rated 20 & below, 2-00 p.m.: 1. Artistic Reef (7) ...
Great Strides shows out
Pune: Great Strides showed out when the horses were exercised here on Thursday (July 28). Outer sand 600m: Petronius Maximus (Jethu) 38.5. Handy. Spirit (rb), Sail Away (rb) 42. They were easy. Future Star (I ...
Amazing Velocity excels
BANGALORE: Amazing Velocity, Bratz, Crown Secret, Place Her Well and Jumping For Joy pleased when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (July 28). Outer sand: 800m: Rubik (Rajesh) (1,400-600) 55. Eased ...
Racing : Motor
Twisty track ahead of Fernando Alonso
"I think the Hungaroring is a little bit more special for me, and I just really enjoy the city, the paddock and the atmosphere as well": Alonso
Sports : General
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