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Tuesday, April 18, 2006
Making men out of boys
Uppal, Ghouse ousted
CHIKMAGLUR: "Get a grip" was the slogan scrawled across Vishal Uppal's T-shirt. However, for the Indian wild card, getting a grip on his serve and opponent proved elusive as his singles campaign in the $25,000 Coffee Cup ATP Challenger tennis ...
Kunte, Sharma steal the thunder
VISAKHAPATNAM: Abhijit Kunte of Indian Oil and D.K. Sharma of Kanpur produced their best in the penultimate round to stun fancied opponents and throw open the National `A' men's chess championship at Swarna Bharathi Indoor Stadium here on ...
Neelotpal is India's latest GM
KOLKATA: : Neelotpal Das of Bengal became the 14th and latest Grandmaster from India when he earned his third and final GM norm at the 29th San Sebastian International Open chess tournament in Spain on Sunday. According to information reaching ...
Can India stretch its dream run?
Fish reels in Melzer to take title
HOUSTON: American Mardy Fish captured the U.S. men's claycourt championships on Sunday after beating Austrian Juergen Melzer 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a battle of unseeded players. The 212th ranked Fish lost the first set and was down in the second ...
Sania drops to 40th
New Delhi: Sania Mirza has dropped three spots to 40th in the latest WTA rankings issued on Monday. Sania has 516.75 ranking points to remain the highest-ranked Indian in the WTA circuit. The other Indians on the list include U.S.-based Shikha ...
India beats back Argentina's challenge
Monchengladbach (Germany): India staved off a late challenge from Argentina to win 3-2 in their final match of the four-nation invitation hockey tournament at Warsteiner Hockey Park here on Monday. The Indians had conceded two late goals on ...
Pakistan edges out England
CHANGZHOU: : Pakistan edged out England 3-2 in the BDO hockey World Cup qualifier here on Monday. In other matches, Egypt beat Ireland 3-2 and Belgium defeated Canada ...
Rooney puts Chelsea's party on hold
DHAKA: Tajikistan clinched the 16-team Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup beating Sri Lanka 4-0 in the final here on Sunday. Striker Dzhormikhon Muhidinov struck twice while midfielder Khurshed Makhmudov and forward Numondzhin ...
Billiards & Snooker
John Higgins crashes out
SHEFFIELD: John Higgins became the first major casualty of this season's World championship when he went down to a convincing 10-4 first round defeat against unheralded qualifier Mark Selby at the Crucible Theatre here on Sunday. Higgins, who ...
Atwal tied 17th
Hilton Head Island (U.S.): Arjun Atwal's fortunes kept oscillating as he carded a level-par final round to finish tied 17th at the $5.2 million Heritage Classic here. Atwal fired five birdies and an equal number of bogeys to have his best ...
Racing : Horse
Trap gold for Manavjit
New Delhi: Melbourne Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Manavjit Singh Sandhu shot a 142 to win the trap gold at the fourth Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters shooting meet here on Monday. Manavjit aggregated 119 points in ...
Sports : General
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