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Friday, October 31, 2003
A roller-coaster day for England
CHITTAGONG (BANGLADESH), OCT. 30. England lost its last five wickets for only 15 runs to be dismissed for 326, but the visitor quickly turned around by snaring four Bangladesh wickets to dominate the second Test on Thursday. Bangladesh was 93 for ...
Nehra fit and raring to go
MUMBAI, OCT. 30.Ashish Nehra is all set to return to the ranks. He's not far away from playing his first match for India in seven months. In all probability the left-arm seamer will figure in the eleven for the TVS Cup tri-series match against ...
Fleming got it all wrong
Generally the contests between Trans-Tasman rivals Australia and New Zealand have thrown up thrilling finishes and are bitterly fought. In recent times, the Kiwis, perhaps, have the best record among all teams in the ODIs against Australia. The ...
Lei & Wenhua hog limelight
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. China continued its dominance of the weightlifting championships in the Afro-Asian Games when it won both the men's 105 kg and the women's 69 kg competitions at the Yousufguda indoor stadium here today. Cui Wenhua bagged the ...
It's Sania Mirza's day
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. In front of a capacity crowd of wildly cheering fans local lass Sania Mirza overcame the handicap of a stiff shoulder and elbow to take the women's singles title in the tennis championship of the first Afro-Asian Games at the ...
Muzuki signs off in style; Akbar clinches silver in 200m backstroke
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. Twenty-three-year-old Muzuki Wakabayashi of Japan finished his campaign in the Afro-Asian Games swimming championship in style by picking his fourth gold here in the 50m butterfly race in the Swarnandhra Pradesh Sports Complex ...
Qiu Jian clinches 50m rifle gold
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30.China's Qiu Jian clinched the men's 50 metre rifle three position gold in the shooting championships at the University of Hyderabad range here on Thursday. Vyacheslav Skoromnov of Uzbekistan was second and Korea's Jin Nam Hyung ...
Diwakar, Lakra and Johnson enter final
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. Diwakar Prasad, A.L. Lakra and V. Johnson of India advanced to the final of the Afro-Asian Games boxing championships at the Swarnandhra Pradesh indoor stadium here on Thursday. Prasad posted a 24-18 win against Won Il Kim and ...
Neelam, Shakti bag gold medals
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. Two veteran throwers brought India two more gold medals as the athletics championships in the Afro-Asian Games concluded at the GMC Balayogi Stadium with a couple of more all-comers' records on Thursday. Shot putter Shakti ...
Helen's heroics put India on top
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. Indian women clinched the gold with a thrilling 5-4 win over South Africa, via tie-breaker, after being locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time in the final of the Afro-Asian Games hockey competition at the Gachibowli Hockey ...
India-Uzbekistan final promises keen fare
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30.Asian supremacy has been established. African football overwhelmed. These can be tempting conclusions after seeing the two Asian finalists India and Uzbekistan in the football event of the Afro Asian Games. ...
Tushar, Asha in quarterfinals
NEW DELHI, OCT. 30. The second-seeded Tushar Liberhan defeated David Jeflea of Australia 6-4, 6-2 to move into the quarterfinals of the ITF grade `IV' junior tennis tournament in Bangkok. The results: Boys (pre-quarterfinals): Tushar ...
Anand makes final
CAP D'AGDE (FRANCE), OCT. 30. In the eventful second semifinal, Viswanathan Anand bested the in form player, Peter Svidler of Russia in the blitz tie-break to set up a final clash of the top two seeds in the World Rapid Chess Championship being ...
Mixed day for Sasikiran
BASTIA, OCT. 30. Top-seeded Krishnan Sasikiran won two games and lost one in the opening day of the Tournament of Bastia in the Corsica Islands on Wednesday. After encountering five successive defeats at the Samba Cup at Skanderborg, Denmark, ...
Sai Nirupama in lead
THALAMBUR, OCT. 30. K. Sai Nirupama of Andhra took the lead in the girls' category of the Vel's Srinivasa College of Engineering and Technology 17th National under-7 boys and girls' chess championship when the fifth round ended this evening here. ...
Racing : Motor
Pressure is on Nutahara
RAYONG (THAILAND), OCT. 30. The 15th International Rally of Thailand is the penultimate round of this year's Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) for cars. Armin Kremer, driving for Team MRF Tyres, and Fumio Nutahara, driving for Team ...
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