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Monday, June 16, 2003
Prakash will be the man to beat
NEW DELHI, JUNE 15. The race is hotting up, as the series has crossed the halfway mark. The early leaders have not all been able to sustain their lead. And understandably so! Those who are leading at the moment may have to be really athletic to ...
Ivanisevic, Seles pull out of Wimbledon
LONDON, JUNE 15.Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic has withdrawn from the grasscourt grand slam with a knee injury, organisers said on Sunday. The 2001 men's champion picked up the injury while practising with fellow Croat Mario Ancic ...
Manipur struggles to beat Karnataka
CHENNAI, JUNE 15. The goals dried up but the contests warmed up as the two finalists of last year holder Manipur and runner-up Orissa got a taste of opposition on the opening day of the quarterfinal league phase in the senior ...
Agragami clinches Libero Cup
KOLKATA, JUNE 15. The Indian Football Association's experiment at popularising football was accomplished successfully with the launch of a unique one-day meet for the Yamaha Libero Cup. The Cup saw DTDC Tollygunge Agragami emerge the champion at ...
Vinoth joins Anilkumar at the top
KOCHI, JUNE 15. Chennai's M. Vinoth Kumar, the Tamil Nadu State rapid chess silver medallist, slayed two seeds and joined defending champion O.T. Anilkumar in the lead at the 15th Cusat Open all-India FIDE-rated chess tournament here on Sunday ...
Indian kids masters of the mind game
KOZHIKODE, JUNE 15.India's little champions of the mind sport have proved yet again that they are way ahead of their rivals in the Asian age-group chess competitions. By winning five out of the six gold medals which were on offer at the Asian ...
A gritty Furyk surges ahead
OLYMPIA FIELDS (USA), JUNE 15. Not since Tiger Woods has anyone been under par by double digits at an U.S. Open. Not since Woods has anyone looked as much in control as Jim Furyk. While Woods, Vijay Singh and everyone else around him fell ...
Rahman breezes past Waghela
MUMBAI, JUNE 15. Singapore-based Vivian Rahman (17) made short work of Mumbai's Vijay Waghela in the men's event of the Rs. 3.07 lakh prizemoney Indian Oil-Servo Otters All-India open squash championships. Rahman needed just 15 minutes to down ...
Raman, Nandita reign supreme
BANGALORE, JUNE 15. Two generations, two styles. One a battle scarred veteran, the other a promising talent. S. Raman and Nandita Saha, both from the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) capped their fine runs with trophy triumph in the Mayors ...
Abhinav Bindra wins Olympic quota
NEW DELHI, JUNE 15. Air rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra nailed the elusive Olympic Quota place by bagging the bronze medal in the intensely competitive World Cup in Munich on Sunday. Of the eight finalists, five had already got the Olympic quota, ...
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