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Thursday, May 23, 2002
Gopi Chand to lead
HYDERABAD, MAY 22. P. Gopi Chand will lead the 16-member Indian team (including two coaches) for the badminton tournament of the Commonwealth Games to be held at Manchester from July 25 to August 4. Seven men and seven women players have been ...
Billiards & Snooker
Sethi earns semifinal berth
MIDSOMER NORTON (UK), MAY 22. Having established a 244 first session lead over Peter Sheehan on Tuesday, I survived some anxious moments before earning a hard fought and tense 1091-911 victory and with it a semifinal berth in the 2002 World ...
Rohit and Saheli Nath win under-14 titles
CHENNAI, MAY 22. Gogineni Rohit of Champions Chess Academy, Guntur scored a fluent penultimate round victory to win the boys' under-14 title in the 15th Ramco National under-12 and 14 boys and girls' chess championships being played here at the ...
India fails to make a match of it
KINGSTON, MAY 22. Walking down the steps of the media box on Tuesday, Sunil Gavaskar presented a picture of a man immensely disappointed. He had been looking forward to an Indian revival and was convinced the target was attainable once Sachin ...
Tendulkar breaches 8000 run mark
** Zaheer Khan's 4-79 in the second innings was his second best career figures in 16 Test matches. His best performance statistically is the 4-76 against Sri Lanka at Kandy in August last year. **Meanwhile Zaheer's above figures were the best ...
WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN
Men Who Matter: Marcel Desailly
It's the eternal debate in football. Which is more important offence or defence? The answer has to be the latter. A splendidly fluent attacking force could so easily come apart in the crunch games, if it has holes at the back. The team's ...
U.S. women are here to do a job
NEW DELHI, MAY 22. The U.S. women's hockey coach, Tracey Belbin, said her team was geared up to face the Indian challenge. "We understand that we are here to do a job. The girls expected the weather here to be hotter, but we think it's ...
Ghouse, Kannan in semifinals
BANGALORE, MAY 22.Mustafa Ghouse was in a tearing hurry. Vijay Kannan had those extra seconds to spare. The two players were the lone seeds to enter the semifinals of the Indian Oil Servo ITF Masters tournament. In the quarterfinals at the ...
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