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Cricket
McMillan and Sehwag are the century makers of the day
MOHALI, OCT. 18. The debate on placid pitches and ineffective bowlers will continue to dominate cricket discussions but, for the moment, it is largely about strokeful batsmanship, with the second Test between India and New Zealand heading for a ...
Umar hits century in Pakistan's strong reply
LAHORE, OCT. 18. Opener Taufeeq Umar made an impeccable century as Pakistan made a solid reply on the second day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday. Umar hit 16 fours in his 111 to guide Pakistan to 275 for four at close in ...
Salaam, Sehwag
I am a great believer in positive batting and Virender Sehwag's unbeaten hundred on the third day of the second Test certainly left me pleased. We should not forget that when Sehwag walked out to open, the pressure was certainly on him. He had ...
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  • Ganguly undergoes another surgery
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    Tennis
    Schukin to meet Kindlmann
    BELGAUM, OCT. 18. At the beginning of the event here, it looked unlikely that the summit clash will feature two unseeded players. But then, it was hard to expect anyone playing in the current Challenger Series to come up with a consistent show ...
    Nandita wins under-12 title
    BANGALORE, OCT. 18. Twelve-year-old Nandita Krishnan posted a 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 6-3 win over top seed Janaki Rao of Andhra Pradesh in the under-12 girls' final in the Nike junior Masters championship at the Nike Bhupathi Tennis Village courts on ...


    Athletics
    Three meet records set
    KARAIKUDI, OCT. 18. Three meet records were set on the opening day of the fifth Tamil Nadu State under-22 athletic championship, conducted by the Sivagangai District Athletic Association and Central Electrochemical Research Institute, at Alagappa ...


    Billiards & Snooker
    Pankaj and Alok post wins
    BANGALORE, OCT. 18. Pankaj Advani and Alok Kumar of India posted victories in the IBSF World snooker championship at Jiangmen (China), according to reports reaching the Karnataka State Billiards Association on Saturday. In the women's section, ...


    Chess
    Sasikiran loses again
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 18. K. Sasikiran's poor run in the Samba Cup continued when he lost to Russian Evgeny Alekseev in the seventh round in Skanderborg, Denmark, on Friday. After suffering a defeat for the third consecutive round, Sasikiran remained ...
    It's Deep Sengupta's day
    JAMSHEDPUR, OCT. 18. Uzbek Grandmasters, Saidali Iuldachev and Marat Dzhumaev, joined Indian GM Dibyendu Barua at the top with 7.5 points each at the end of the ninth round of the Tata International Open chess tournament at the J.R.D. Tata Sports ...


    Golf
    Raghavendra, Nishant in joint lead
    MYSORE, OCT. 18. Coimbatore's Raghavendra Naidu (CGC) and Mumbai's Nishant Nagpal (BPGC) returned gross scores of eight over 78 to emerge as the joint leaders in the Category `A' on the first-day of the two-day South India junior open golf ...


    Squash
    Saurav, Joshna bag titles
    CHENNAI, OCT 18. With a clutch of five titles out of 10 at stake, host Tamil Nadu finished with a rich haul in the national junior/sub-junior squash championship, which concluded at the TNSRA-SDAT courts on Saturday. If Saurav Ghosal, easily a ...


    Swimming
    Vikasa School wins overall championship
    TUTICORIN, OCT. 18. Vikasa School, Tuticorin won the overall championship with a total of 258 points and lifted the Green Channel Trophy in the Tuticorin-Tirunelveli districts inter-school swimming meet conducted by the Tuticorin District Aquatic ...


    Volleyball
    Tamil Nadu in finals
    TANDUR, OCT. 18. Tamil Nadu entered the finals of the boys and girls' sections of the Sub-junior national volleyball championship at the Mini Stadium here today. In the boys' semifinals, Tamil Nadu put it across Uttaranchal 25-18, 25-18, 25-13 ...
    Kongu reigns supreme
    PERUNDURAI, OCT. 18. Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai added another feather to its cap winning the title in the Anna University inter-zone volleyball tournament for men at the KEC courts here on Friday. In the semifinals, the host began in ...


    Archery
    Tarundeep, Swuro take titles
    HYDERABAD, OCT. 18. Tarundeep Rai of Army Sports Institute and Chakravolu Swuro of Nagaland won the men's and women's titles, respectively, in the Olympic round of the third National-ranking archery circuit tournament second phase at the ...



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