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    Younis Khan piles on the agony
    BANGALORE, MARCH 25. When most thought Younis Khan was staring down a long, dark and empty stretch after the Mohali Test, the Pakistan vice-captain saw in his failures an opportunity to unlock the gate leading to success. The key lay in his ...

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    Brilliant batting feast
    India and Pakistan have played some wonderful cricket in this series. Fears that the matches might deteriorate into a tedious and bitter stalemate with both sides scared stiff of losing have been exposed as unduly pessimistic. Every match was ...

    Railways dethrones Indian Airlines
    HYDERABAD, MARCH 25. Indian Railways rallied remarkably well from a 0-2 deficit at half-time to down defending champion, Indian Airlines, 3-2 while Services continued it's impressive run, scoring a convincing 4-2 win against Karnataka in the ...

    Cricket
    A legend speaks
    BANGALORE, MARCH 25. Nostalgia and old-world charm seeped in as former Pakistan captain and batting legend Hanif Mohammed walked into a packed press-box at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. "I was born at Junagadh in India and I feel at home here. I ...

    Karnataka triumphs
    CHENNAI, MARCH 25.Karnataka won the P.S. Ram Mohan trophy under-25 cricket tournament at the ICL-Guru Nanak College grounds on Friday, beating Tamil Nadu by virtue of the first innings lead. Resuming on its overnight score of 246 for seven, ...

    Indian women post big win
    DURBAN, MARCH 25.Medium-pacers Amita Sharma and Jhulan Goswami ran through the Ireland batting line-up as India registered a comfortable nine-wicket win in its second league encounter of the women's cricket World Cup at Pretoria. Sharma (three ...

    Three changes in Pakistan ODI team
    KARACHI, MARCH 25. The Pakistan cricket selectors, on Friday, left out fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar from a 16-member squad for the six-match one-day series against India starting on April 2 at Kochi. The selectors decided to leave out Shoaib on ...

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    Tennis
    Harsh Mankad enters final, meets Capkovic
    CHENNAI, MARCH 25.There is much more to Harsh Mankad's game than mere angles and depth of shots. He is one player who constantly works on his strengths and weaknesses. Unfortunately, even now many dismiss the 26-year-old saying he lacks the ...

    Philippoussis advances despite injury
    KEY BISCAYNE, MARCH 25. Seeded players received an opening-round bye at the Nasdaq-100 Open and among those joining them in the second round were Kim Clijsters, coming off her first tournament title in 13 months, and injury-plagued Mark ...

    Asian under-14 tennis championship from March 28
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 25. The ITF under-14 Asian tennis championship, featuring strong teams in the zone like China, Chinese Taipei, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Phillipines, Thailand, Hong Kong and host India, will be played at the DLTA Complex here from ...

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    Hockey
    Beighton Cup postponed by two days
    KOLKATA, MARCH 25. The 110th all-India Beighton Cup hockey tournament, scheduled to begin here on Saturday, has been put off by two days. The Indian Oil-sponsored meet will now begin on Tuesday. Informing this, Gurbux Singh, Bengal Hockey ...

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    New format tournament in the offing
    CHENNAI, MARCH 25. The strongest classical chess tournament of the year will take place at Sofia, Bulgaria from May 11 to 22. It will be a different super category tournament with the players forbidden from mutually agreeing to draws. The ...

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    Asian Tour ratified
    JAKARTA, MARCH 25. The Asian Tour was ratified as a full member of the International Federation of PGA Tours, a move aimed at accelerating the growth of the professional game in the region. In a meeting at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the board ...

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    Racing : Horse
    Crown Secret may score an encore
    BANGALORE, MARCH 26. Crown Secret, who is in fine fettle, may score an encore in the Leading Stud Trophy (1,400m), the main event of the races here today. False rails (width about 4m from 1,600m to 1,000m and 6m from 1,000m to ...

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