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Thursday, March 02, 2006
India seizes the initiative on day one
With Flintoff gone England's hopes rest squarely on Collingwood's shoulders
A pitch for the spinners
It is difficult to understand why Dravid waited so long to bring on Kumble, writes Ted Crobett
India in a shambles against Yemen
NEW DELHI: India crumbled to a shameful 0-3 defeat against Yemen and sunk further down in the Group `A' ranking in the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Asian Cup qualifying tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium here on Wednesday. No words ...
Sterling show by Ravishankar
NEW DELHI: He started the duel with an ace and promptly ended it with one too. It was not that simple in the 170 minutes between those two points, as Pathanjali Ravishankar revealed nerves of steel in saving two match-points en route to a 5-7, ...
Deepan Chakravarthy emerges sole leader
HYDERABAD: IM Deepan Chakravarthy emerged sole leader with six points from six rounds in the ONGC Cup international Grandmasters Open chess tournament at the Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday. Deepan shocked National ...
Joseph Abraham misses National mark by a whisker
NEW DELHI: Joseph Abraham missed the National record that coach Rajinder Singh had forecast before the race by seven-hundredth of a second in the 400 metres hurdles on the second day of the Federation Cup athletics championships at the Nehru ...
Ganguly got me the job, admits Chappell
LONDON: Team India coach Greg Chappell has conceded that there was no way he would have got the job without the backing of Sourav Ganguly but he did not return the favour to the former captain because he was a "struggling player" who had ...
Rochus ousts Safin
DUBAI: : Marat Safin's comeback tournament came to an abrupt end on Wednesday amidst a bout of fretting and fuming as the former World No. 1 was beaten 7-6(5), 6-4 by Olivier Rochus in the second round of the Dubai Open. After six months out ...
Comparing Federer with me very valid, says Pete Sampras
ROME: All those comparisons between Roger Federer and Pete Sampras are right on the mark. Sampras himself says so. "They're all very valid: Not only is he winning majors, but the way he's winning them with pretty much ease. He's pretty ...
Racing : Horse
Sports : General
Indian men finish fourth
CHENNAI: : India finished fourth in the men's team event of the Asian squash championship, which concluded in Taiwan on Tuesday. In the match to decide the 3-4 placings, India lost to Kuwait 2-0. Ali Al Ramezi warded off Gaurav Nandrajog's ...
Junior and senior pro-tour in India
CHENNAI: For the first-time ever, a senior and a junior international annual pro-tour will be held in India, according to M.C. Chowhan, secretary general, Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) at a press briefing in Jaipur recently. "The ...
South Zone retains title
VISAKHAPATNAM: South Zone retained the all-India CISF volleyball championship for the fifth year in succession. It beat West Zone 25-22, 25-26, 28-26 in the final of this year's tournament held at Ranchi. Devendra Kumar, Md. Salim, Santosh ...
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