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Friday, May 02, 2003
World championship becomes another SARS victim
BANGALORE, MAY 1. The International Badminton Federation has postponed the 13th World championship, scheduled at Birmingham from May 12 to 18, due to continued uncertainty surrounding SARS. The IBF said on Thursday that the postponement came in ...
Rudolph, Boucher pull South Africa out of the woods
DHAKA, MAY 1. Mohammad Rafique helped Bangladesh give a rare fighting display as South Africa scored 264 for six on the opening day of the second Test at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Thursday. The 32-year-old left-arm spinner took ...
The maestro is `miles ahead'
LONDON, MAY 1 Cricket Bible Wisden has devoted special space to Sachin Tendulkar in its latest issue, eulogising the Indian batting genius for being ``miles ahead'' of his contemporaries and continuing to ``write an elegant, belligerent ...
CAB honours Ganguly
KOLKATA, MAY 1.The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Thursday saluted the outstanding cricket of the state, Sourav Ganguly, in a short but glittering function at the Eden Gardens for his achievement. Former president and present chairman ...
Criticism prevents me from settling at Madrid: Ronaldo
MADRID, MAY 1. Brazilian football superstar Ronaldo said that the criticism which has been a regular feature of his eight-month stint with Real Madrid had prevented him from settling in fully at the club. ``I'm almost completely integrated but ...
Japan blanks Myanmar
TOKYO, MAY 1.The 2002 World Cup co-host Japan got off to a winning start beating Myanmar 3-0 today in the first leg of the Asian qualifiers second round tie for the Athens Olympic Games next year. Daisuke Matsui and Yoshito Okubo were on ...
Racing : Motor
Move over Michael, Alonso is here
LONDON, MAY 1. Every year German-registered tour buses full of Michael Schumacher fans head south for an annual Spanish Grand Prix celebration. The `Schumi' supporters will doubtless be out in force again on Sunday but Ferrari's five-times ...
Sports : General
Anand, Anjali named best
NEW DELHI, MAY 1. Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand and rifle-shooter Anjali Vedpathak were chosen the best sportsman and sportswoman for the year 2002 in the inaugural Hero Indian Sports Academy Awards nite at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here on ...
Udomchoke undeterred by Lottum's antics
NEW DELHI, MAY 1. He looked good, till he cracked. The top-seeded John van Lottum of the Netherlands could not bear the heat generated by the clinical play of Danai Udomchoke of Thailand and crashed out in the quarterfinals of the Indian Oil ...
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