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Monday, November 28, 2005
The game's outcome may hinge on the toss
We'd start as favourites
After our performance at the Eden Gardens, I reckon we'd be starting off as favourites in the needle encounter at the Wankhede Stadium. Among the goals we set before us when embarking on this trip was a one-day series win on Indian soil, ...
It's fantastic, says Prasad
VISAKHAPATNAM: "It's fantastic,'' said Indian coach B.K. Venkatesh Prasad, after the team scored an emphatic win over Sri Lanka in the final of the inaugural Afro-Asian under-19 cricket tournament. He gave entire credit to the team and said the ...
The process of identifying genuine representatives of member units begins
Elections only for the office-bearers' posts
Golden chance for juniors
NEW DELHI: Some of the best Indian players may not be in the fray, but it will still be a golden opportunity for the rest to assert themselves in the Asian under-14 tennis championship to be played at the DLTA Complex here from Monday. At stake ...
Tirkey retained captain
CHENNAI: Deep defender, Dilip Tirkey of Indian Airlines, has been retained captain of the 18-member Indian hockey team for the Champions Trophy to be played at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium from December 10 to 18. "I am happy and satisfied. ...
Anitcham heaves to new National mark
CHENNAI: : A. Anitcham's National record-breaking performance in the SRM-National junior athletics championship at the Nehru Stadium gave host Tamil Nadu something to cheer about on Sunday. Anitcham did herself proud in the girls' under-18 shot ...
Billiards & Snooker
Ahmedabad: Yasin Merchant marked his comeback with a thrilling 2-1 win over World, Asian and National billiards champion Pankaj Advani in the final of the Reliance Industries Ltd Indian Cue Masters League at the Gujarat Sports Club, here on ...
Indian pugilists excel with three wins
NEW DELHI: Commonwealth champion Vijender Singh stole the thunder as he punched his way to a 24-20 victory over the Athens Olympics bronze medallist Kim Jung Joo of Korea in the 69 kg category of the `Challenger Fight Night' at the Ansal Plaza ...
Hailing Roger Bannister's feat of breaking the four-minute barrier as the greatest athletic achievement of the past 150 years doesn't look all that fair. The effort was great, but it has to find a place only behind the following greater ...
Australia pips India for honours
BANGALORE: : The Australian duo of Dean Jones and Colin Miller pipped the Indian pair of Kapil Dev and Roger Binny to win the inaugural edition of the McDowell's Signature World Cup of Golfing Cricketers at the KGA course here on Sunday. The ...
Racing : Horse
Magic Touch impresses
MUMBAI: Taanush and Magic Touch impressed when the horses were exercised here on Sunday (Nov.27). Outer sand: 600m: Alexandria (Belose) 39. Easy. Rose Petals (M.Narredu) 38. Moved freely. 800m: Imogene (Abhishek) ...
Onnu Onnu Onnu for H.P. Mistry Memorial Cup
HYDERABAD: Onnu Onnu Onnu, who won his last three races so decisively, may have it easy in the H. P. Mistry Memorial Cup (1,400m) the feature event of the races to be held here on Monday. False rails (width about 4 metres from 1,400m to 450m) ...
Mystical claims Super Mile Trophy
MUMBAI: Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy's Mystical (B. Prakash up) won the Super Mile Trophy, the main event of the races here on Sunday. The winner is trained by S. Ganapathy. 1. REGAL EAGLE PLATE (1,000m), Cl. V, Maiden 3-y-o, rated 00 to 30: ...
Sports : General
Waqar bemused at Ganguly's selection
BANGALORE: Former Pakistan Captain Waqar Younis wondered what the atmosphere in the dressing room would be like when Sourav Ganguly returns to the Indian team for the forthcoming Test matches against Sri Lanka. Speaking to the media here prior ...
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