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Tuesday, June 29, 2004
Century by Abhinav; Ojha bags seven
HYDERABAD, JUNE 28. Abhinav Kumar's 139 for MP Colts and Pragyan Ojha's haul of seven for 40 for BDL stood out in the Hyderabad Cricket Association's `A' division three day matches at the Gymkhana and ECIL grounds respectively here on Monday. ...
Sharapova looks in the right direction
LONDON, JUNE 28. She is the best thing that has happened to women's tennis since a teenaged blonde bombshell from Russia, arriving through the time-tested route via sunny Florida, carried her pretty pout, golden ponytail, coquettish smirk and ...
Fans, players enjoy People's Sunday at Wimbledon
LONDON, JUNE 28. Ten thousand people formed a single line on Sunday morning outside the All England Club, where they ate, chatted, napped and waited for the chance to watch some tennis. "You'll be able to tell your grandchildren you queued for ...
Holland defeats India
AMSTERDAM, JUNE 28.India missed seven penalty corners and five sitters to go down 0-2 to Olympic champion Holland in its opening encounter in the four-nation Rabobank tournament here on Sunday. In a scrappy encounter, Holland scored once in each ...
The fall of France
I saw three of the French games in Portugal and watched the one against England on the television. Though before the tournament I was never convinced about France's run of invincibility, the fact that they had gone so long without conceding a ...
Milan Baros' double does the Danes in
PORTO, JUNE 28.As dark a horse as Black Beauty a fortnight ago, the Czech Republic, everybody's new favourite outsider and kitted out in all-white, cantered into the semifinals beating Denmark 3-0 on Sunday night. The Czechs will meet Greece back ...
A few potential possibilities
LISBON, JUNE 28.There is a chance the Czechs and the Dutch could meet again in Sunday's Euro 2004 final. It would be a repeat of the most memorable group game of the tournament when the Czechs rallied from trailing 2-0 to win 3-2. Or maybe ...
Isinbayeva rewrites her own record
GATESHEAD (ENGLAND), JUNE 28. Yelena Isinbayeva broke her own world record in the women's pole vault, clearing 4.87 meters at the IAAF Norwich Union Grand Prix on Sunday. Marion Jones, who is being investigated for possible doping violations, ...
Golden day for Manjit
NEW DELHI, JUNE 28. The Indian women's 4x400m relay team almost booked a ticket to the Athens Olympics with a new National record of 3:27.35s to win the gold in the second leg of the 2004 Asian Grand Prix series in Colombo. India, which was ...
Aditi prevails over Sharada
BANGALORE, JUNE 28.It as another hectic day at the Union Bank all India juniors ranking badminton championship at the Raheja KBA Stadium here today as the crowded card packed as many as 270 matches and the last 16 stage was reached in most ...
Facile win for Raheempura
HYDERABAD, JUNE 28. Raheempura crushed Nets 61-31 in the Club Fives prize money basketball tournament conducted by the City College Old Boys Basketball Club here on Monday. Jubilee Hills International Centre got a walkover from Mogulpura to ...
Topalov, Adams survive tough games
TRIPOLI, JUNE 28. Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov and Michael Adams of England, the top seeds at the World chess championship in Libya, overcame some tough resistance to win places in Monday's fifth round of the tournament. Topalov, No. 1 in the ...
`Positives' going unpunished not a positive sign
NEW DELHI, JUNE 28. Potrebenko was brought in as `recovery expert' after Dr. Boyko was packed off post-Sydney Olympics. Following the Hyderabad National Games doping controversy, the Sports Ministry was wary of renewing his contract for the ...
Racing : Motor
Armaan wins second round
CHENNAI, JUNE 28.Armaan Ebrahim won the second round of the Rotax Max Asian Zone karting championship at the Carmona circuit in Manila on Sunday. The Chennai lad won both the heats, which saw him gain pole position in the pre-final, where he ...
Sharath is Commonwealth champ
NEW DELHI, JUNE 28. A. Sharath Kamal filled India's cup of joy to the brim by winning the men's singles title with the champion-like finish in the Commonwealth table tennis championship in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. The National champion, who ...
Indians reap rich haul
NEW DELHI, JUNE 28. Indian lifters reaped a rich haul of 37 medals, including 22 gold, in the Commonwealth weightlifting championship in Malta. Women's lifters led the way with 17 gold and four silver medals while their male counterparts ...
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