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Monday, April 05, 2004
Pressure is on Pakistan
LAHORE, APRIL 4. The Indians have an opportunity to close out the series, Pakistan has a chance to level things, and the second Test promises a fascinating contest on what might be a sporting pitch at the Gaddafi Stadium. There was much grass ...
Dravid unfazed by lively track
LAHORE, APRIL 4. Indian captain Rahul Dravid was not worried by the lively track designed to suit the Pakistan pace attack in the second cricket Test, saying his bowlers were also capable of capitalising on the conditions. The pitch at the ...
Contrasting wins for RWF, Metro Rail
BANGALORE, APRIL 4. All round performances from Yere Goud and S. Sanyal helped Rail Wheel Factory and Metro Rail's post wins in the All-India inter-railway cricket championship here on Sunday. At the Rail Wheel Factory grounds, the host ...
Balaji stars for All Rounders CC
DINDIGUL, APRIL 4. Medium pacer S. Balaji's five-wicket haul helped All Rounders CC carve out an emphatic seven-wicket victory over Sachin CC in the Indian Bank-DDCA first division league here on Sunday. The scores: First division: ...
Dream comeback for Serena
KEY BISCAYNE (FLORIDA), APRIL 4. With a performance worthy of her `Wonder Woman' outfit, Serena Williams culminated her comeback by beating Elena Dementieva of Russia 6-1, 6-1 in the final of the Nasdaq-100 Open on Saturday. The 50-minute ...
Geeta Manohar advances
NEW DELHI, APRIL 4. Geeta Manohar emerged as the sole Indian to survive the qualifying phase of the $10,000 Bank of Baroda ITF Women's tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex here on Sunday. Geeta defeated Hong Kong's Lam Po-Kuen 6-3, 6-7(7-2), ...
TN XI in quarterfinal league
KOLKATA, APRIL 4.Tamil Nadu and Bombay XI won their Indian Oil Servo 109th Beighton Cup hockey tournament in contrasting styles here on Sunday. Tamil Nadu sent All India Major Ports packing with a fluent 3-1 victory while Bombay had to overcome ...
Sahara, now a global hockey sponsor
CHENNAI, APRIL 4. The formalities relating to roping Sahara in as a global sponsor for hockey were completed at Lucknow on Saturday, with Mr. Subrata Roy, managing worker of the Sahara Group, signing the contract for a period of three years with ...
Tarundeep, Sumangla emerge overall champions
KOLKATA, APRIL 4.Army Sports Institute's Tarundeep Rai and Uttar Pradesh's Sumangla Sharma emerged overall champions in the third National ranking archery championship (final phase) in Pune on Sunday. Tarundeep accumulated 126 points to ...
Racing : Motor
It's Michael Schumacher again
SAKHIR (BAHRAIN), APRIL 4. Michael Schumacher won his third straight race of the season on Sunday, taking the inaugural Bahrain Grand Prix for his 73rd career victory. Schumacher led from the pole and never faltered, taking command on the new ...
Sports : General
Indian women swimmers begin with a bang
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 4. The pool was closed for the men. The entire media was kept away, till the doors were opened for the prize distribution. Most of the newly recruited women officials were novices, who had never operated the start or the touch ...
Jaspal Rana on target
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 4. Jaspal Rana was on target, with a bang, as he beat compatriots Ashok Pandit and his son Ronak Pandit, for the gold in his pet centrefire pistol event at the Islamabad Sports Complex here on Sunday. Having lost to Ronak in ...
SAF Games - Results
Athletics: Marathon (men): 1. Anuradha Cooray (Sri) 2:16:38; 2. Ajith Bandara (Sri) 2:19:29; 3. Arjun Bahadur Basnet (Nep) 2:21:23. Badminton: Men: singles (semifinals): Abhinn Shyam Gupta (Ind) bt U. D. R. P. Kumara (Sri) ...
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