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Sunday, May 09, 2004
Murali under the microscope
Nalbandian enters final
ROME, MAY 8.Fifth-seeded David Nalbandian came back from a set down to defeat Albert Costa 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday and advance to the Telecom Italia Masters final. After trading breaks early in the final set, Nalbandian dictated the play ...
`Paes-Bhupathi duo does have a chance'
BANGALORE, MAY 8. Krishna Bhupathi, father of Mahesh, said the Indian tennis pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi has a chance of winning a medal at the Olympics, provided they get into the top four seedings. In a chat with The Hindu ...
Indian team likely to train in Germany: Gill
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. The Indian hockey team for the Olympics will be picked during a camp in Germany after a four-nation tournament in the Netherlands, according to the President of the Indian hockey Federation (IHF), K.P.S. Gill. In an exclusive ...
Indian women's team for Japan tourney
NEW DELHI, MAY 8.Neha Singh will lead the 18-member rookie Indian women's team to the four-nation hockey tournament to be held in Japan from May 13 to 18. Apart from India and host Japan, the Takamadonomiya international tournament at Gifu will ...
Vasco beats Mohd. Sporting
MARGAO, MAY 8. Kolkata outfit Mohammedan Sporting's hopes of avoiding relegation were dashed today when it lost 2-0 to Goan outfit Vasco Football Club in the eighth National Football League match here. After a barren first half, Vasco, who were ...
Good day for IBBC
BANGALORE, MAY 8. The Indiranagar Basketball Club (IBBC) registered wins in both the boys' and the girls' section in the under-18 basketball championships league stage at the Kanteerava Stadium on Saturday. The boys' team played a brilliant ...
India will not protest Qamar's dubious defeat
LAHORE, MAY 8. Even though the Indian boxing contingent is peeved by the controversial jury decision that denied Mohammad Ali Qamar his berth in the Athens Olympic Games, they won't lodge a formal protest as they have come here to `win hearts.' ...
Johl extends lead
MACAU, MAY 8.India's Amandeep Johl shot a 4-under-par 67 on Saturday to extend his lead to three strokes after the third round of the $275,000 Macau Open. Johl moved to within sight of his first career win on the Asian tour after finishing on ...
Woods takes the lead
CHARLOTTE (USA), MAY 8. Tiger Woods says his game is starting to come around, and not many doubted him in the Wachovia Championship on Friday. Woods made every putt inside 20 feet and one from nearly 50 feet. It led to his best round since ...
Racing : Motor
Karamjit comfortably in lead
CANBERRA, MAY 8. With about two-thirds, that's nine out of the 14 stages, of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship in the Rally of Canberra over, Karamjit Singh steering a Proton Pert is comfortably in the lead. The Malaysian-based Indian driver ...
Schumacher in vantage position to equal Mansell's record
BARCELONA, MAY 8. Michael Schumacher will start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix from pole position after posting the fastest time in qualifying ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya and Takuma Sato. The six-time world champion, who seeks to equal Formula ...
The top ten
Sports : General
Govt. reward for Indian cueists
KOLKATA, MAY 8.The splendid showing of the Indian cueists during 2002-03 has been well received by the Union government and they have been suitably rewarded for bringing laurels to the country. The period included the Busan Asian Games, World and ...
India to send teams for four events
HYDERABAD, MAY 8. India will field teams in four disciplines in the fourth World Traditional Games to be held in Montreal from July 30 to August 8, according to K.P. Rao, Director of the newly formed Sports for All Association of India. Mr. Rao ...
German Shepherd adjudged best
UDHAGAMANDALAM, MAY 8. All roads in this holiday destination on Saturday led to the Breeks Open Air stadium where dog shows of a high calibre were staged by the Madras Canine Club despite inclement weather. With the shows having attracted as ...
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