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Sunday, June 06, 2004
NEW DELHI, JUNE 5.They came in large numbers, some of them leaving their home at the crack of dawn. Just as Virender Sehwag, who drove 40 kilometres from distant Najafgarh to report for the Lala Raghhubir Singh memorial cricket tournament ...
Umpires told to root out chucking
MUMBAI, JUNE 5. India's umpires have been told to root out the menace of `chucking' at the junior level and bring about a qualitative improvement in the supervision of the game in the tournaments run by the Board of Control for Cricket in India ...
Memorable day for Myskina
PARIS, JUNE 5.Anastasia Myskina became the first Russian woman to claim a Grand Slam title, taking advantage of shaky play by compatriot Elena Dementieva to win 6-1, 6-2 on Saturday at the French Open. With unspectacular but steady tennis, the ...
Rushmi wins second successive title
NEW DELHI, JUNE 5. The top-seeded Rushmi Chakravarthi asserted her authority yet again, as she won her second successive singles crown in the $10,000 ITF women's tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex here on Saturday. With a clinical 6-4, 6-4 ...
Harishankar Rai sets National mark
KOLKATA, JUNE 5. Harishankar Rai set a new national mark of 2.20 metres in high jump in the 54th West Bengal State amateur athletics championship here on Saturday. The 18-year-old, an employee of the Eastern Railway, erased the old record of ...
Billiards & Snooker
Smooth start for Yasin
AQABA, JUNE 5.Yasin Merchant, a two-time champion and the only Indian on view on the opening day of the 20th Asian snooker championship, streaked to a 4-0 win in just over an hour against a hapless Le Dung of Vietnam in a Group G encounter on ...
Tamil Nadu `A' in lead
PUNE, JUNE 5. With the bigger teams struggling to strike big, Tamil Nadu `A' sneaked into the lead after an eventful fourth round of the IOC-KPIT Cummins National team chess championship at the Manohar Mangal Karyalaya hall here on Saturday. ...
Sports : General
Cuthbert carries Olympic torch into MCG
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