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Murali is mentally strong, says brother
COLOMBO, JULY 19. Of Muttiah Muralitharan's three brothers, it is Prabhakaran's resemblance to the wizard off-spinner that is striking. The features and a similar kind of haircut; you just couldn't miss him, sitting a few rows below the press ...

India is not an overrated side
The Indians, after having set high standards for themselves, were found wanting in the shock defeat against the host. The Sri Lankans had all the cylinders firing right from winning the toss. But then, does that mean that India is an overrated ...

Batting not a problem with us: Ganguly
COLOMBO, JULY 19.Positive as always, the Indian captain Sourav Ganguly said his boys displayed tremendous spirit in adversity in the 12-run defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka on Sunday. "Even though we lost, I'm happy that we came very close to ...

Bangalore to host first Test
NEW DELHI, JULY 19. Bangalore will host the first Test in the four-match series between India and Australia later this year. The dates for the series were announced by the Board here on Monday. After a three-day match at Hyderabad from ...

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  • Naveen hits unbeaten 106
  • All-round display by Vivekanand
  • Sri Lanka wins
  • Big win for Canara Bank
  • Sriram scalps seven
  • Kapil backs Azhar
  • Dhana Laxmi stars for AP
  • Raichur Zone well placed
  • Venkat to head Umpires' Academy
  • Ankith scores century

    Haas has the Mercedes-Benz Cup
    LOS ANGELES, JULY 19.Tommy Haas defeated Nicolas Kiefer 7-6(6), 6-4 to win the Mercedes-Benz Cup in the first all-German ATP Tour final in 10 years. Haas joined Jimmy Connors as the only unseeded winners of the tournament since the Open era ...

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  • Double delight for Yuki Bhambri
  • Identical wins for Dheeraj and Kiran
  • Easy for Nilaya

    Dhanraj to go to Athens after all
    CHENNAI, JULY 19. The Indian Hockey Federation at last managed to decide on the 16 players who will try to re-establish India as a major entity, at the Athens Olympics next month. After watching the much-improved team share honours with world ...

    Rajinder removed
    CHENNAI, JULY 19. In a sudden and surprising development on Sunday night, the Indian Hockey Federation decided to remove Rajinder Singh from the post of chief coach and the team will now be handled by the two German coaches, Kutz and Rach, along ...

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  • AG AP in last four

    Mexico swept by Brazilian wave
    PIURA (PERU), JULY 19. Traditional powers Brazil and Uruguay set up a semifinal showdown by trouncing two group winners in the Copa America on Sunday. Brazil outclassed Mexico 4-0 at Miguel Grau Stadium, after Uruguay eliminated Paraguay 3-1 ...

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  • BHEL, Oriental to lock horns
  • Jordan holds South Korea
  • IHF should accept its mistakes: Kaushik
  • Garhwal Heroes drub Young Boys
  • City Police in last eight
  • Sivanganga in semifinals
  • City Club wins
  • Tollygunge humbled

    Devers, Dragila hold centre-stage
    SACRAMENTO (CALIFORNIA), JULY 19. Veterans Gail Devers and Stacy Dragila were the stars on the last day of the U.S. Olympic track and field trials that had mostly been a showcase for teenagers, collegians and other first-time Olympians. The ...

    Hari Shankar, Benedict hog limelight
    CHENNAI, JULY 19. Even as one had reconciled to a prosaic progression of events on the second day of the Inter-State athletics meet two splendid competitors at the high jump pit raised the temperature at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Neither of ...

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  • Indian men's team goes out of top-16 bracket
  • Circuit meet in Bangalore

  • Mohammed Ali triumphs
  • Daya Jacob in semifinals
  • Piyush-Ajay duo wins
  • Sanave-Diju triumph
  • SBM Jain College bags double

  • KSEB keeps title

    Billiards & Snooker
  • Suman posts win

  • Sreekiran, Sahana hog limelight

  • Venkatesh crushes Laxman
  • Sumanth wins

  • Gonzalez takes 14th stage

    Impressive show by Randhawa
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19. India's top pro Jyoti Randhawa completed his memorable week at the British Open golf championship by finishing in the top-40 with a last round card of 72 at the par-71 Royal Troon in Scotland. The 32-year-old golfer, the ...

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  • Virat finishes third
  • Dullet starts favourite
  • Hamilton wins British Open
  • Anil triumphs

    Racing : Motor
  • Ganesh rules the roost

    Sports : General
  • Gymnastic Academy to be ready by June

  • Arcucci optimistic

  • Santosh, Mala win
  • National camp begins

    Table Tennis
    Karimi stands tall for Iran
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19.Debutant girls from Iran turned out to be the cynosure of all eyes on the opening day of the 10th Asian junior table tennis championship at the NDMC Indoor Stadium here on Monday. Without ado, India booked quarterfinal ...

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  • Ramu is champion

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