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Thursday, June 22, 2006
Portugal finishes first round in style
Mexico qualifies for the next round as second best in the group
Defensive lapses cost England victory
COLOGNE: : Three matches down and potentially four to go. But as England's long-suffering fans celebrated reaching the knockout phase of the World Cup with a 2-2 draw against Sweden on Tuesday night, they were still left questioning whether the ...
Angola misses a golden chance
LEIPZIG: Angola missed its chance to advance to the second round of the World Cup on Wednesday, drawing 1-1with Iran in Group D. Flavio gave the Angolans the lead in the 61st minute with a header, but Sohrab Bakhtiarizadeh equalised in the ...
India will hope for reversal of fortunes
BASSETERRE: India could have been up 2-0 before coming here to the little island of St. Kitts. Instead, the touring side begins the third Test on parity, much like it had begun the third ODI played here after two nail-biters ...
It's been an enjoyable ten years, says Dravid
BASSETERRE: Rahul Dravid completed ten years as an international cricketer on Tuesday, June 20. Since making his Test debut at Lords' in 1996, the current Indian captain has willed himself to greatness. His mental strength and courage under fire ...
The visitors will have a lot of confidence going into the Test
It's always a good sign for a team when both the openers are firing, and that is what's happening for the Indians right now, writes Vivian Richards
India enters semifinals in style
KUALA LUMPUR: Is a podium finish, that chief coach V. Baskaran has been harping on, emerging as a reality? The poser popped up when India ensured a semifinal spot with a 3-0 victory over South Korea in Pool A of the Azlan Shah hockey tournament ...
Ghana needs to focus on task at hand
NUREMBERG: Ghana coach Ratomir Dujkovic's main task ahead of the final World Cup Group E clash with United States on Thursday has been to banish dreams of a possible second-round clash with Brazil. Instead, he wants his team to concentrate on ...
Sri Lanka goes 2-0 up
LONDON: Sanath Jayasuriya appeared to be waving farewell to the Oval crowd after his 20th one-day century on Tuesday on the ground where he made a double hundred to help Sri Lanka gain an incredible victory in 1998. But Jayasuriya had another ...
NEW DELHI: Wild card Tara Iyer stretched top-seeded Ankita Bhambri before pulling the trigger on herself for an anti-climactic finish in the pre-quarterfinals of the Jubilant Organosys $10,000 ITF women's tennis tournament here on Wednesday. ...
Bopanna, Amritraj fail to qualify
LONDON: Rohan Bopanna and his Davis Cup team mate Prakash Amritraj have failed to make the main draw at Wimbledon, losing their second round qualifying matches on Tuesday. Bopanna lost 6-4, 6-4 to American Robert Kendrick while Germany's ...
Marcus Allback nets World Cup's 2000th goal
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Over the next few years, it might be a mere footnote in the history of the World Cup. But then, to those statistically-minded, Marcus Allback's feat on Tuesday night in Cologne would always remain significant. The Swede's ...
Grischuk beats Hari Krishna
NEW DELHI: Russia's Alexander Grischuk tamed an uninspiring P. Hari Krishna in the fourth round of the Aerosvit 2006 International Grandmasters chess tournament in Foros, Ukraine, on Tuesday. Having played three draws on the trot, Hari failed ...
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