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Wednesday, August 06, 2003
First Test shifted from Kanpur to Ahmedabad
KOLKATA, AUG. 5. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday decided to shift the venue of the first Test match between India and New Zealand to Ahmedabad. The Test match, originally allotted to Kanpur, is to be played from ...
Rajath Bhargava Trophy from tomorrow
HYDERABAD, AUG. 5. The Rajath Bhargava Trophy all India women's cricket tournament will be held at Gudur from August 7 to 10. Four teams, viz; Air India, South Central Railway, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra will compete on a ...
BCCI announces probables for conditioning camp
MUMBAI, AUG 5. Indian cricket developed a new `workout' ethic during the 2003 World Cup, where the backup team of physio Andrew Leipus and trainer Adrian Le Roux instilled the importance of competitive fitness among the players. The Board of ...
Sukanya beats Lubna Mariam
CHENNAI. Aug 5. R. Sukanya defeated A. Lubna Mariam 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in a girls u-14 final round qualifying match of the KTC-India Pistons All India ranking AITA championship series tennis tournament at KTC, here, on Tuesday. The results: ...
Resilient Sporting enters final
KOLKATA, AUG. 5. A 10-man Mohammedan Sporting successfully warded off the challenge of defending champion Mohun Bagan SC 5-4 via tiebreaker to make it to the final of the Tata sponsored 25th Federation Cup football tournament. Mohammedan ...
Beckham opens account for Real Madrid
TOKYO, AUG. 5. England superstar David Beckham opened his goal-scoring account for new club Real Madrid with a trademark free-kick here today as the Spanish giant recorded a 3-0 friendly victory over FC Tokyo. Japan's National Stadium erupted ...
Beenamol injured, out of action for two months
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.K. M. Beenamol has an injured toe and is likely to be out of action for the next two months. The double gold medallist at the Busan Asian Games injured her left big toe at Bangalore while doing weight training. "The bar just ...
Indian Bank outplays Bhilai Steel Plant
CHENNAI, AUG. 5. Down by 15 points at one stage, Indian Bank, Chennai came back strongly through organised defence and better shooting in the second half to eliminate Bhilai Steel Plant, 58-50, in a group-D match of the Ace Basketball Club's ...
Billiards & Snooker
Chawla springs another surprise
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5. Blending pinks and blacks nicely in the final frame, Kamal Chawla extended his rollicking run and shocked Manan Chandra 4-3, in the second round league match of the NSCI all-India invitational snooker tournament here on ...
National selection meet from Aug. 11
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.National champion Pankaj Advani and Asian Games gold medallist Yasin Merchant will lead the two groups in the National snooker selection tournament to be held here at the NSCI from August 11 to 16. Advani heads group `A' with ...
Anand posts first win
DORTMUND, AUG. 5. World No. 3 Viswanathan Anand recovered from his poor start by trapping the queen of German Grandmaster Arkady Naiditch to win his fifth round game in the Sparkassen chess meeting here on Monday. His first victory came with ...
A quick draw keeps Ramesh ahead
NAGPUR, AUG. 5. A stage has reached in the on-going National `B' chess championship where most players on the leading boards prefer to tread carefully. Draws on seven of the top 11 boards in the ninth round on Tuesday provided ample insight into ...
Jaideep takes lead
BANGALORE, AUG. 5. Jaideep Patwardhan's first drive off the starting tee box was a horrible one. The seven iron drive veered out and lodged out somewhere near the wall. But, thankfully, from his second shot onwards the touch was back and the Pune ...
Racing : Horse
Astrologica's bloodless victory
BANGALORE, AUG. 5.A winter which saw a resurgent Classical Act touch his peak, and Astrologica land the season-winding Governor's Cup to give Vijay Mallya colours a lot to cheer about, would long be remembered as much for these pieces of equine ...
Rajesh Choudhary rules in Standard rig category
HYDERABAD, AUG. 5. Rajesh Choudhary of AYN coasted to comfortable victories in both the races in the Standard category in the Laser National sailing championships 2003, conducted by the LCAI, at the Hussainsagar lake here on Tuesday. In the ...
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