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Saturday, May 29, 2004
Star CC to visit U.K. after three-year gap
MUMBAI, MAY 28. After a gap of three years, Star Cricket Club will visit the United Kingdom and play 20 matches between June 1 and 30. Fourteen promising youngsters who have played in the junior tournaments of the Board of Control for Cricket ...
Naik and Raje miss centuries
MUMBAI, MAY 28. Vijay Manjrekar XI's Prashant Naik played a captain's knock but missed a century by three runs against Vijay Merchant XI in the third and final league round match of the 18th The Sportstar Trophy (under-19) Mumbai Cricket ...
Four Indians get wildcards
NEW DELHI, MAY 28. Geeta Manohar, Rati Kumar, Parul Goswami and Vishika Chhetri have been allotted wildcards for the ITF women's tennis tournament to be held at the DLTA Complex here from May 31 to June 5. Meanwhile, the 32-player qualifying ...
PARIS, MAY 28.Basking in her latest victory on Friday, Maria Sharapova grabbed a pinch of red clay at Roland Garros and gave it a rub. She'll be back for more. A Siberian native who lives in Florida, the 17-year-old Sharapova advanced to the ...
Sania surprises Sobral
HYDERABAD, MAY 28. India's Sania Mirza knocked out fifth-seeded Sobral of Brazil 6-4, 5-7, 7-3 in the quarterfinals of the $ 10,000 Regione House ITF tennis tournament being held at Compobasso (Italy), according to information received here ...
Ankita's fighting qualities to the fore
LUCKNOW, MAY 28. She may not be comfortable on grass, but Ankita Bhambri is a fighter who will not allow the conditions to dictate terms to her. The 17-year-old Delhi girl looked quite compact, except when trying the backhand slice, while beating ...
Return of elders?
Madurai keeps crown, Dindigul girls win
PUDUKOTTAI, MAY 28. Madurai retained the Manimaran memorial Trophy with a 57-47 win over Coimbatore in the boys' final of the Tamil Nadu State youth (under-16) basketball championship, conducted jointly by JJ College of Engineering and Pudukottai ...
ONGC proves its class
COIMBATORE, MAY 28. ONGC (Dehradun) confirmed its superiority with a resounding 85-68 victory over a jaded Customs and Central Excise (Kochi) in the opening semifinal league of the 46th all-India basketball tournament for men, for the Nachimuthu ...
Billiards & Snooker
Humpy's resilience sees her through
ELISTA, MAY 28. Once again, a combination of fortune and fortitude saw Koneru Humpy come out stronger in a crunch situation. The top seed moved into the quarterfinals of the Women's World chess championship, beating Russia's 16th seed Tatiana ...
Six share lead
COIMBATORE, MAY 28.Defending champion M.R. Sangeetha along with Nabila Farheen, Ishwarya Shobana, P.K. Jayashree, L. Sudharshana and Sujatha shared the lead with 3.5 points apiece at the end of the fourth round of the Tamil Nadu State women's ...
Christel House Open golf event on June 14
BANGALORE, MAY 28. The Christel House Open golf tournament is likely to be recognised by the Guinness Book of Records by next year. The tournament is unique as it is the only one played simultaneously in five continents, 24 different time zones ...
Racing : Horse
It's Romantic Forever vs. Explosivo
BANGALORE, MAY 29.
Racing : Motor
Karamjit high on confidence
NOUMEA (NEW CALEDONIA), MAY 28. With 16 full points from the opening round in Australia earlier this month, former champion and strong contender Karamjit Singh is obviously high on confidence. Adding to his confidence is the fact that ...
MUMBAI, MAY 28. With six victories in eight races, Nitin Mongia took the OK Dinghy championship which concluded at the Bombay Harbour on Friday. Mongia did not take part in the eighth and last race won by S. Purshottam. The 10th and final race ...
Sports : General
Joshna in two finals
MUMBAI, MAY 28.Joshna Chinappa entered the women and girl's under-19 finals in the Indian Oil Otters Club Open squash championship here on Friday. Joshna, who blanked Liana Deboo in the women's semifinals, received a walkover from Shweta Singh ...
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