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Thursday, June 17, 2004
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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