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Thursday, August 21, 2003
Vaughan warns against complacency
LEEDS, AUG. 20. Headingley has been dropped from the Test rota for the Ashes series next summer but that will not worry the England players even though their captain Michael Vaughan plays his county cricket on the ground. They lost to India by ...
WSN's claims baseless & exaggerated: Dalmiya
CHENNAI, AUG. 20. Mr. Jagmohan Dalmiya, president, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said the claims made by the World Sport Nimbus (WSN), the marketing agent of the IDI (ICC Development International) events, were "baseless and ...
`Buddha' is as unruffled as ever
BANGALORE, AUG. 20. Sanjay Bangar refuses to be ruffled. His calm demeanour earned him the nickname `Buddha' from another composed cricketer Rahul Dravid. And at the Chinnaswamy Stadium premises, Bangar reiterated with an air of maturity ...
Aggressive Jeevan shuts out Vignesh
CHENNAI, AUG. 20.V. Vignesh of Tamil Nadu is always a difficult player to beat, notwithstanding his limited repertoire of strokes and lack of match practice. Fourth seed M. Jeevan Nedunchezian's sustained aggression coupled with good service ...
Brain lesion rules Paes out of US Open
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20. Six-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes has been ruled out of the upcoming US Open championships after being hospitalised in Orlando, US, for brain lesion. ``We have not officially informed the All India Tennis Association ...
Haryana, U.P. run riot
LUCKNOW, AUG. 20.Making mockery of a touted opposition, skipper Kiran Saini provided a rollicking start to Haryana as it pounded Andhra Pradesh 20-0 in a Pool `D' league match of the women's National hockey championship at the Dhyan Chand Stadium ...
Aussies on a roll
AMSTERDAM, AUG. 20. In overwhelming the youthful and inexperienced German squad with a tennis set like score the Aussies wanted only to convey to the audience how they have gradually improved match after match their route to perfection in scoring ...
Emphatic wins for Andhra, Pondy
CHITTOOR, AUG. 20. Host Andhra outplayed Kerala to record an emphatic 4-1 win, while Pondicherry shocked Hyderabad 3-0 in the opening league matches of the Nutrine Mahalacto South Zone senior hockey championship for men which began at the Masonic ...
Indian Bank crushes CVRDE
CHENNAI, AUG. 20. Indian Bank trounced CVRDE, Avadi 4-0 while enterprising YMSC shocked seasoned TNEB 3-0 in another match on Wednesday in the Tamil Nadu premier State league at the MIT campus. Indian Bank's second win came through the help of ...
Harika, Humpy among leaders, Viji bounces back
KOZHIKODE, AUG. 20.After a lull, the monsoon resumed normal service on Wednesday. As did Koneru Humpy and S. Vijayalakshmi. Both the girls posted convincing victories in the fourth round of the tenth Asian women's chess championship at Hotel ...
Harikrishna moves to joint second spot
ABU DHABI, AUG. 20. Grandmaster Pentyala Harikrishna worked his way up to the joint second spot with an excellent technical victory over International Master Sergey Kasparov of Belarus in the third round of the Masters Section of Abu Dhabi chess ...
Sports : General
Bhargav wins table tennis title
CHENNAI, AUG. 20. M. Bhargav won his second Bertram inter-collegiate table tennis singles title in three years at the Loyola College here. Ironically, he never managed to bag the coveted prize during his years in Loyola. "My best performance ...
Joshna in quarterfinals
CHENNAI, AUG. 20. Joshna Chinappa has become the first Indian to reach the quarterfinal of a World junior squash championship. In the ongoing junior women's championship at Cairo, the Asian No. 1, Joshna defeated Charlie De Rycle of Belgium ...
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