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Friday, June 09, 2006
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Let beauty reign
Football is not merely about winning and losing. It is about flair, about invention and, most of all, about beauty, writes Nirmal Shekar
FIFA WORLD CUP 2006
Poland, Ecuador optimistic
Star striker Delgado is doubtful for the match with a knee injury
World Cup Statistics
Akwa is the star attraction
``We've seen the players in the town. Some of them are very attractive. They're nice,'' said 19-year-old student Saskia Schimmelpfinnig. ``My favourite is Akwa, he's got a gorgeous smile,'' she said, waving an Angolan flag. The players were ...
DD to telecast WC opener live
New Delhi: Doordarshan will telecast live the opening match of the FIFA World Cup besides the semifinals and the final, the public broadcaster said here on Thursday. The opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup will be telecast live from Germany ...
Rooney cleared to play in the World Cup
I am timing the ball well, says Laxman
Gros Islet: There is no rancour in V.V.S. Laxman's voice even when he admits to feeling "hurt and disappointed" at being dropped when India played five bowlers in Mohali and in Mumbai against England. The current tour of the West Indies is a ...
Flintoff, Vaughan, Pietersen out; Strauss to lead
LONDON: Just as England's footballers have begun to achieve victories and Wayne Rooney their star performer has been declared fit, England's cricketers have lost a Test against weak opponents and will be without two of their major players for ...
Talukdar, Dola lose
KOLKATA: Jayanta Talukdar, Dola Banerjee, Jhano Hansdah and Manjudha Soy losing in the quarterfinals of the second Meteksan World Cup archery championship at Antalya in Turkey on Thursday. The results (Indians unless mentioned): Men's ...
Amanjyot stays in lead
COIMBATORE: : Overnight leader Amanjyot Singh of Jaipur carded three over 75 but continued to lead the category `A' at six-over 222 on the penultimate day of the Southern India junior and sub-junior golf championship at the Coimbatore Golf Club ...
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