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Wednesday, April 19, 2006
SPORT - CRICKET
Pakistan well placed to take 1-0 lead
Abu Dhabi: Pakistan, pursuing 198 for victory, was 149 for four after 40 overs in the first ODI of the DLF Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday. India struck two crucial blows as the contest reached the climactic phase. ...
Champion stuff from Ganguly
VISAKHAPATNAM: Under pressure, Surya Sekhar Ganguly played like a champion to outplay Sundarrajan Kidambi and then saw Sandipan Chanda do him a big favour by getting the better of overnight leader J. Deepan Chakravarthy in the final round of the ...
Amritraj and Bopanna advance
CHIKMAGLUR: Under the afternoon sun, Prakash Amritraj wiped the sweat, twitched his shoulders and kept muttering, "Come on man, focus and finish it off." In the end, the Indian Davis Cupper swept past Henry Adjei Darko of Ghana 6-3, 6-2 to move ...
Sunil Gavaskar appalled at players' attitude
New Delhi: The legendary Sunil Gavaskar has ridiculed suggestions that excessive cricket was burning players out saying those who could not stand the heat should stay out. Gavaskar, who is also the chairman of ICC's Cricketing Committee, said ...
Tendulkar opts out of Windies ODIs
New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has opted out of the one-day series on the West Indies tour and his availability for the Test series would be known after a fitness test on May 10. Tendulkar has informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India ...
Gillespie puts Australia on top
Rain, however, continues to play spoilsport
Sania, Shikha to play opening singles
New Delhi: Sania Mirza and Shikha Uberoi will launch India's Fed Cup campaign in the Asia-Oceania zonal qualifying tie in Seoul, Korea, starting on Wednesday. India takes on Philippines in its opening match and follows it up with matches ...
Mathieu puts out Marat Safin
MONTE CARLO: Former champion Guillermo Coria of Argentina beat Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 6-3, 6-1 in a first-round match at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday. Coria, the 2004 champion and runner-up to Rafael Nadal last year, next faces ...
Bubka Jr., at peace with his surname
Says it is a legacy he is proud to inherit
France drubs Malaysia
CHANGZHOU: : France defeated Malaysia 4-1 in the BDO hockey World Cup qualifier here on Tuesday. In other matches, Japan beat China 4-2, while South Korea drew with New Zealand ...
Germany takes top honours
Chennai: World champion Germany won the four-nation international hockey tournament at Monchengladback (Germany) on April 17 with a 1-0 victory over Spain in the final match of the event. Moritz Furste netted the winner. Germany finished the ...
`Kaiser' unveils golden ball
BERLIN: A golden ball will be used at the World Cup final on July 9, organising committee president Franz Beckenbauer said on Tuesday. "It only surprises me that no one thought of it before," Beckenbauer said at a bizarre ceremony at Berlin's ...
Billiards & Snooker
Robertson beats a courageous Hunter
SHEFFIELD: Australia's rising snooker star Neil Robertson won his first round match at the World championship 10-5 against cancer-afflicted Paul Hunter at the Crucible Theatre here on Monday. Robertson next faces another Englishman, Stephen Lee, ...
Racing : Horse
Sports : General
Fine double for Nachiket Damankar
BANGALORE: Nachiket Damankar claimed a fine double in the Mehul Sirur memorial junior badminton championship winning both the boys' under-10 singles and doubles titles at the Canara Union courts on Tuesday. In the singles final, Nachiket ...
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