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Kaif rises to the occasion
HARARE: The real Team India did stand up. After a year. Powered by a magnificent unbeaten century from Mohammad Kaif (102, 121b, 11x4), India chased down a stiff 279 to defeat New Zealand by six wickets in the fifth match of the Videocon ...
Soma clinches India's first gold
INCHEON: : Soma Biswas had seen better times and logged far better heptathlon tallies. Yet, on Friday when she took the last event, the 800 metres, to clinch India's first gold medal of the 16th Asian athletics championships, she would not have ...
Bhavana fends off Irina's challenge, pockets title
BANGALORE: Bhavana Shetty held her nerve to be the first woman from South India to win a title at the Karnataka Golf Association. The Mysore-based teenager played brilliantly over the last nine holes to win the eighth DT Southern India ladies ...
SPORT - TENNIS
Sania Mirza on the prowl at the Flushing Meadows
NEW YORK: Sania Mirza smashed her way through to the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a 7-6(4), 6-4 victory over the 43rd-ranked Marion Bartoli of France. In doing so, the 18-year-old Sania bettered her Grand Slam record of reaching the third ...
Tharanga in good form
COLOMBO: Upul Tharanga scored his maiden limited-overs century to propel Sri Lanka to an emphatic 75-run victory over Bangladesh and an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Batting first after losing the toss, Sri Lanka amassed an ...
Luck favours Victoria CC
VISAKHAPATNAM: Spin of coin helped Victoria C.C. move into the semifinals of the RINL Steel Cup cricket tournament at the Ukku Stadium here on Friday. Rain stopped play when Victoria C.C. was 44 for five against VDCA first division league ...
Harsh loses in pre-quarterfinals
NEW DELHI: Harsh Mankad lost 1-6, 2-6 to the fifth-seeded Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of Spain in the pre-quarterfinals of the $50,000 Challenger tournament in Ukraine. The 26nd ranked Harsh had earlier beaten wild card Michail Filima of Ukraine 7-5, ...
Agassi marches ahead
NEW YORK: Andre Agassi continued his run for one more Grand Slam title in his 20th visit to the U.S. Open when he toppled 6-foot-10 Ivo Karlovic 7-6(4), 7-6(5), 7-6(4) on Thursday. At 35, nine years older than the gangling giant across the ...
Akash shocks Ramesh
VISAKHAPATNAM: GM R.B. Ramesh lost to lower rated Akash Vijay Thakur in the fifth round of the first MCV all-India FIDE rating tournament at the Swarna Bharati Indoor Stadium here on Friday. Important results (Fifth round): Sandeepan ...
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Sports : General
SEOGWIPO (SOUTH KOREA): : Chinese top seed Wang Liqin secured the men's singles final with a 4-1 victory over Hong Kong's Li Ching in the Asian table tennis championships on Friday. Wang, the World No. 1, beat Li 12-10, 7-11, 11-9, 11-3, 11-4 to ...
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