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Thursday, October 30, 2003
Australia humiliates New Zealand
FARIDABAD, OCT. 29.Reading the pitch is an art few have mastered and Stephen Fleming, rated an astute captain in contemporary cricket, would have discovered that he had a lot to learn in this area as his team suffered humiliation at the hands of ...
Anjali clinches gold
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29 Two golds, a silver and a bronze came India's way in the shooting competitions at the University of Hyderabad range here on Wednesday. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Ronjan Sondhi made it a one-two in the men's double trap. ...
Fredericks' day at Gachibowli
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29. The middle day of the athletics championships in the Afro-Asian Games belonged to Frankie Fredericks, but there was plenty to cheer for India as the host bagged nine medals including three gold at the GMC Balayogi Stadium here ...
India to meet Uzbekistan in final
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29. Bhaichung Bhutia got among the goals and I.M. Vijayan retained his touch to enable host India to carve out a convincing win over Zimbabwe on Wednesday for a place in the final of the football event in the Afro-Asian Games ...
Mixed day for India
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29. Two Indian boxers advanced to the semifinals while two fell in the last eight stage of the boxing competitions at the Swarnandhra Pradesh indoor stadium here on Wednesday. Mohd. Ali Qamar, gold medal winner at the ...
Dehghaniyan gives Iran its first gold
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29. Ali Dehghaniyan gave Iran its first gold in the weightlifting championships of the Afro-Asian Games when he totalled 332.5 to win the men's 94 kilo competitions here today. In the women's 63 kg competition Deng Huijie ...
India's domination continues
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29.India's domination in the tennis events of the first Afro-Asian Games continued as the host assured itself of at least two titles by the end of today's proceedings at the Lal Bahadur stadium tennis complex. While Sania Mirza ...
Senthil picks up bronze
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29.Mizuki Wakayabashi of Japan picked his third gold of the Afro-Asian Games swimming competition by winning the 100m backstroke event with a timing of 0:56.26 at the Swarnandhra Pradesh Sports Complex swimming pool here ...
Athletics: Men: 10km walk, high jump, hammer throw, 110m hurdles, 800m, triple jump, 100m, discuss throw, shot put, 10,000m, 4x400 relay; Women: 400m hurdles, shot put, 800m, 100m, 5000m, 4x400 relay; G.M.C. Balayogi Stadium, ...
India overcomes Malaysia, enters final
HYDERABAD, OCT. 29. Goalkeeper Devesh Chauhan was the hero of the day by pulling off a great save in the exciting tie-breaker to fashion India's entry into the final of the Afro-Asian Games men's hockey competition as the host recorded a ...
Smooth sailing for seeds
BANGALORE, OCT. 29. It was smooth sailing for fancied players in the AITA Super Series under-14 championship at the KSLTA Stadium here on Wednesday. Leading the way was the top seed, Mesheer Vaswani of Karnataka who crushed G. Walia of ...
Shishir ousts Mehlad
GULBARGA, OCT. 29.In a day of mild upsets sixth-seeded Mehlad Jitender of Delhi was shown the door by Karnataka's Shishir Patil in straight sets in the boys' section and eighth-seeded Sanjana Gopal of Karnataka was defeated by her compatriot ...
Andhra players dominate
THALAMBUR, OCT. 29. Andhra players are dominating the Vel's Srinivasa College of Engineering & Technology National under-7 boys' and girls' chess championship being held here. Six of the 11 boys who shared the lead with three points each at the ...
Svidler, Grischuk complete semifinal line-up
CAP D'AGDE, OCT. 29.The World Rapid chess championship title is going to be decided by Viswanathan Anand and the three Russians who advanced to the semifinals. While Anand will take on his German Bundesliga club-mate Peter Svidler in the second ...
Harika, Ravi Teja among leaders
KOZHIKODE, OCT. 29.India's Dronavalli Harika and S. Ravi Teja were among the leaders after the sixth round of the World Youth chess championship at Halkidiki in Greece. On the top board in the girls' under-14 event, Harika beat overnight sole ...
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