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Friday, May 26, 2006
Onus on India to keep the series alive
The visitors need to draw on the virtues of collective batting responsibility
For India, the script has not gone as predicted
While the Indians shot themselves in the foot, credit is due to the hosts for their good show, writes Vivian Richards
Sri Lankans skittled out cheaply
BIRMINGHAM: Once again it was all about the catching. England, which has dropped an astonishing 115 catches in the 30 Tests since its great run began in West Indies in 2004, put down another four at Edgbaston on Thursday as it skittled Sri Lanka ...
Ravindra Academy claims title
NEW DELHI: Ravindra Academy defeated Young Friends Club by 10 runs to enter the final of the Cambridge Foundation summer cricket league here on Thursday. The scores: Ravindra Academy 239 in 29.5 overs (Hemant Singh 114 not out, Dinesh ...
Croatia rallies past Spain
DUSSELDORF: : Davis Cup holder Croatia came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 in the ATP World Team championship on Wednesday. Chile can reach the final for the third time in four years after defeating the United States 2-1 in its Blue group ...
Tirkey back at the helm
Chennai: A well-balanced team, with experience as the chief component, has been chosen by the Indian Hockey Federation for the eight-nation Sultan Azlan Shah tournament in Kuala Lumpur from June 18 to 25. Dilip Tirkey takes back the reins as ...
TNSP in quarterfinals
MADURAI: Tamil Nadu Special Police entered the quarterfinals of the fourth Don Bosco State-level football tournament defeating Erode District XI 3-1 here on Thursday. For Police, Bharath Kingsley (2) and Rajkumar scored. For Erode, Chandrasekar ...
Bengal is champion
JAMALPUR: Bengal continued its supremacy in the National under-21 football beating Punjab 1-0 in the final and retained the trophy named after Manindra Dutta Ray. Striker Ayan Chowdhury, making a comeback from injury, scored the all-important ...
Watch out for the secret signals between the match officials
LONDON: If the soccer gets boring at the World Cup, watch out for the secret signals between the match officials running the game. Although they have been tested in top European competition this season, radio communications between the referee ...
Asian GP: losing its sheen
PUNE: The Asian Grand Prix circuit was started in 2002 with the idea of providing high-level competition to those `elite' athletes of the region who normally fail to make it to the more lucrative IAAF Grand Prix circuit. Unfortunately, it has ...
Chetan Anand enters pre-quarterfinals
New Delhi: Former National champion Chetan Anand moved into the men's pre-quarterfinals of the Phillipines Open badminton tournament with a 19-21, 21-7, 21-17 win over Ismail Saman of Malaysia in Manila on Thursday, according to information ...
GTL to co-sponsor championship for the blind
MUMBAI: The All India Chess Federation for the Blind (AICFB) has received a Rs. 10-lakh co-sponsorship from Global Telesystems Limited (GTL) for the XI individual World chess championship for the blind to be held in Goa from October 8 to 19. ...
Racing : Horse
Racing : Motor
Bronze eludes Narang, Anjali finishes 10th
NEW DELHI: Gagan Narang missed the 10m air rifle bronze by a whisker, while Anjali Bhagwat finished a poor 10th in the women's event at the ongoing World Cup in Munich. Meanwhile in the World Cup event at Cairo, form deserted Manavjit Singh ...
Sports : General
Ashish Kumar in semifinals
HYDERABAD: Ashish Kumar defeated S. Simhachalam scored a 101-90, 102-57 win against S. Simhachalam to move into the quarterfinal of the inaugural Nizam Club inter-club billiards championship on it's premises here on Thursday. The ...
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