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Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Smooth sailing for Sunil
NEW DELHI, JUNE 16. He is a special talent. There is no doubt about that. Sunil Kumar can be a delight to watch when he is in full flow. The 20-year-old Chandigarh lad served and stroked with a rare degree of assurance in beating Eliran Dooyev of ...
Rinku propels Bengal to victory
CHENNAI, JUNE 16. Twice champion and a State keen to regain the honour after losing it in home conditions last year, Bengal gave notice of its readiness with a convincing performance. And none reflected the team's mood better than Rinku Ghosh, ...
Koreas in last four
BANGKOK, JUNE 16. Defending champion North Korea and South Korea qualified for the semifinals of the AFC women's championship after they drew 2-2 in a Group A soccer match on Monday. Both teams ended with 10 points after four games, but North ...
At Bagan, the game takes a back seat now
KOLKATA, JUNE 16. Football apparently has taken a back seat for the more-than-a-century-old Mohun Bagan club which now has to contend with the mutiny of `frustrated' players at the start of the new season. With factional fight in the ...
Bobby strikes gold
CHENNAI, JUNE 16. Bobby Aloysious won the gold in the high jump event of the British Athletics Super-League championship held at the Thames Valley athletics-training centre near London on Saturday. Bobby, who is training under leading jump ...
Champions sprout in Andhra soil
KOZHIKODE, JUNE 16. He is only seventeen. She is sixteen. But they have already changed the sporting destiny of a State. Pendyala Harikrishna won the World under-10 boys' chess championship in 1996, and a year later Koneru Humpy lifted the ...
Anilkumar moves into sole lead
KOCHI, JUNE 16. After enjoying a free run in the first six rounds, defending champion O.T. Anilkumar was forced to a draw on Monday evening in the 15th Cusat Open all-India FIDE-rated chess tournament at the Cochin University's SMS Auditorium ...
Suresh, Raghav make it family affair
BANGALORE, JUNE 16. The father and son duo of Suresh and Raghav came up with a score of 14 under par 58 to win the Christel House Open golf tournament in the nett category at the Karnataka Golf Association course here on Monday. The duo from ...
Furyk wins U.S. Open
OLYMPIA FIELDS, JUNE 16. Jim Furyk rose to the challenge at the U.S. Open, the toughest test in golf, with a gritty round of 2-over 72 to win his first major championship in a landslide. Furyk shot an 8-under 272 total to claim a three-stroke ...
Woods looks ahead after terrible weekend
OLYMPIA FIELDS, JUNE 16. It wasn't all that long ago when it seemed as if Tiger Woods would win every Major. Now it seems he can't win any of them. For the first time in four years, Woods is not the reigning champion in any of the four Majors. ...
Racing : Motor
Schumacher expects a tough fight
MONTREAL, JUNE 16. Ferrari's Michael Schumacher expects a hard fight for his record sixth Formula One championship despite winning all the plaudits with a breakthrough win in Canada. ``He's a master. Unfortunately for us, he's a master,'' ...
MUMBAI, JUNE 16. Rushabh Vora prevailed over Imran Khan in five games and entered the boys' under-19 quarterfinals in the Rs. 3.07-lakh Indian Oil-Servo Otters Club squash tournament on Monday. In the men's event, Chennai's Satyajit Sheshadri ...
I knew I could do it: Abhinav
NEW DELHI, JUNE 16. Abhinav Bindra, who won the air rifle Olympic quota place in the World Cup in Munich on Sunday, was not too excited and said he was happy as long as he shot to his potential. "I am happy that I was able to make use of the ...
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