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ESPN-Star Sports bags Asia Cup rights
MUMBAI, JUNE 16. Asian Cricket Council (ACC) awarded the world telecast rights for Asia Cup 2004 to ESPN-Star Sports, inclusive of radio broadcast and on-ground sponsorship, according to a media release on Wednesday. The July 16-August 2 ...

Players in a fix over U.S. trip
NEW DELHI, JUNE 16. All set to promote cricket in the United States, a group of 25 Indian cricketers was left a confused lot on whether to undertake the assignment or not. A late communication from the Board has upset their travel plans even ...

Woolmer replaces Miandad
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 16. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday sacked Javed Miandad and appointed former England Test player Bob Woolmer as coach of the national team. Under Miandad, Pakistan lost a historic Test series 2-1 at home against ...

Kaif biding his time for a Test comeback
BANGALORE, JUNE 16.Mohammed Kaif lost in a bear-hug by Sourav Ganguly and tumbling down at Lords is a vignette that never fades. India had successfully chased England's 326 in the NatWest Trophy final in 2002 after Kaif's unbeaten 87 and his ...

Other Stories

  • Sanjay Sharma hammers unbeaten century
  • Inter-District under-19 cricket from June 19
  • Suresh, Sridhar, Vinay shine
  • Australia to play Pakistan at Lord's
  • Injured Williams ruled out of Top End Tour
  • Kishore bats well
  • UAE has it easy
  • Harmison poised to overtake Murali

    Aqeel gets past ailing Vijay
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 16. Wild card Aqeel Khan of Pakistan continued his good run and progressed to the quarterfinals at the expense of the fourth-seeded Vijay Kannan in the second leg of the ITF Satellite tennis circuit at the DLTA Complex here on ...

    Satvir knocks out Sriram
    GURGAON, JUNE 16. Satvir Singh of Punjab defeated the second-seeded Mangal Sriram of Tamil Nadu 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-2 in the first round of the boys' under-18 section in the AITA super series tennis tournament at the National Tennis Academy courts ...

    Serena, Federer get top billing
    WIMBLEDON, JUNE 16.Despite being ranked only 10th in the world, Serena Williams will be seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon. The seedings were more straightforward for the men, with the top four following the rankings. Defending champion and ...

    Other Stories

  • Hantuchova moves up
  • KIMS to host weekend events
  • Rajasekhar overcomes Gnaneswar
  • Prakash fails to qualify

  • AP AG runs over APSRTC

    Germany gets a Ruud jolt
    LISBON, JUNE 16. For 80 minutes, Germany looked and played like the World Cup runner-up. Then Ruud van Nistelrooy produced a magic touch to rescue the Netherlands and earn his team a 1-1 draw with its archrival in their opening Euro 2004 Group ...

    Czechs overcome Latvians
    AVEIRO (PORTUGAL), JUNE 16. Milan Baros and substitute Marek Heinz punished two goalkeeping blunders with goals in the last 17 minutes on Tuesday in a face-saving 2-1 victory over Euro 2004 outsider Latvia. Playing in their first major ...

    Other Stories

  • England and Beckham seek redemption
  • Italy badly needs a Baggio
  • AIFF panel for enhancing players' physical parameters
  • Anything but natural
  • Dindigul in semifinals

    Olympic qualification tournament from June 23
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 16.The National Olympic qualification archery tournament will be held at Meerut from June 23 to 27. The Indian team (three men and three women) for Athens will be selected at the end of this tournament, the last of the eight ...

    Other Stories

  • Indian women in fifth spot

  • Splendid show by Manjit Kaur

    BAI's doubles camp begins
    BANGALORE, JUNE 16. The Badminton Association of India's doubles camp got underway at the SAI (South) Centre in Kengeri, near here, on Tuesday and only six players out of the 18 originally named have turned up. According to chief National ...

  • SBI's gesture towards basketball team

    Intense battle on the cards
    VIJAYAWADA, JUNE 16.Some of the best brains of Indian chess will battle it out in the 42nd National `B' championship, with the main draw commencing at the Chenupati Ramakotaiah Kreeda Pranganam here on Thursday. For the record, the top 12 from ...

    Racing : Motor
  • Big birds, fast cars arrive
  • LSM: Mysore leg on June 20

    Sports : General
  • Olympic Day run on June 23
  • CINSA formed
  • APPETA's appeal to CM
  • Abhinav to lead A.P.

  • Chance for Indians to qualify for Olympics

    Table Tennis
  • APTTA's new points system
  • Jitender has it easy

    World View
  • Venus, Serena's Athens plans
  • Muralitharan's new fight

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