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Sunday, May 30, 2004
Clarke helps Aussies wrap up series
HARARE, MAY 29. Michael Clarke's maiden international century steered Australia to an easy eight-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the third one-day cricket match at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. His belligerent 105 not out off 102 balls ...
Steve Waugh to pen memoirs
COIMBATORE, MAY 29. Former Australian skipper Steve Waugh might have stopped wielding the willow. Now he has picked up the pen to write a book on what it takes to be an international cricketer. Waugh was in the city on Saturday to meet and ...
Bashar hits century
ST. LUCIA, MAY 29. Captain Habibul Bashar smacked a stroke-filled 113 as Bangladesh enjoyed a satisfying first day of the first cricket Test against the West Indies at the Beausejour Stadium on Friday. Teenager Mohammad Ashraful chipped in ...
BCCI's `Spin Wing' set in motion
KOLKATA, MAY 29. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has constituted a `Spin Wing' that will work on the specialised art of bowling separately as part of the National Cricket Academy (NCA). A host of legendary spinners ...
`Guga' too good for Federer
PARIS, MAY 29.Inspired by the familiar chants of "Guga! Guga!" at Roland Garros, three-time champion Gustavo Kuerten upset top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday in the third round of the French Open. A sore right hip that required ...
Rushmi asserts supremacy
LUCKNOW, MAY 29. Top-seeded Rushmi Chakravarthi handled the challenge of Ankita Bhambri with assurance, saved a matchpoint, and asserted her supremacy with a 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (10-8) triumph in the final of the $10,000 ITF women's tennis tournament ...
Sangma, Mary Ann Gomes take honours
KOZHIKODE, MAY 29.Rahul Sangma, Mary Ann Gomes, K. Vijay Keerthi, H. Sowmya, S. Nitin and K.E.R. Ranjitha emerged the winners in the under-16, under-14 and under-12 sections respectively in the National children's rapid chess championship at the ...
Humpy wins in style
ELISTA, MAY 29.Koneru Humpy came up a brilliant display to overwhelm World Cup champion Xu Yuhua in the first game of their two-game quarterfinal match in the Women's world chess championship here on Saturday. The top seed now needs just a draw ...
Racing : Horse
Own Vision in fine nick
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Racing : Motor
Schumacher claims pole position
NUERBURGRING, MAY 29. Six-time World Formula One champion Michael Schumacher rebounded from mishaps over the past week and claimed his 60th career pole position in European Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday. Ayrton Senna has the record at 65. ...
Mayekar-Shelar pair triumphs
MUMBAI, MAY 29. The weeklong regatta of the Naval Sailing Club concluded here on Saturday with Army Yachting Node's pair of Ninad Mayekar and Prasad Shelar winning the 420 class event of the Yachting Association of India (YAI) youth national ...
Sports : General
BANGALORE, MAY 29. M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) emerged the champion, blanking National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysore 3-0 in the final of the VTU inter-zone table tennis tournament at the Dr. Ambedkar Institute of ...
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