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Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Big guns get ready for serious action
COLOMBO, JULY 20. With the two pretenders Hong Kong and UAE out of the reckoning, the six-nation Indian Oil-Asia Cup 2004 narrows down to the four Test-playing nations the Big Three and Bangladesh in the ...
Vasanth Saravanan hits 109
CHENNAI, JULY 20. Vasanth Saravanan notched up a hundred for Jolly Rovers against Alwarpet on the opening day of the fourth round in the SPIC-TNCA first division league, here, on Tuesday. Saravanan's 109 (160b, 16 x 4) and his 117-run third ...
Woolmer's toughest assignment
COLOMBO, JULY 20. The current assignment with the temperamental Pakistanis could well be Bob Woolmer's toughest in his successful career as coach. The Englishman earned celebrity status as a cerebral person during the Woolmer- Cronje partnership ...
To succeed you have to be good at sport: Miandad
NEW DELHI, JULY 20.He can easily pass off as a current cricketer. His gait, at 47, still reflects the confidence that saw him dominate international cricket in an era when quality in the game was priceless. As Javed Miandad, the scourge of ...
UMAG, JULY 20.Florent Serra of France upset former champion Bohdan Ulihrach of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-1 to win his first ATP match in the first round of the $395,750 Croatia Open here on Monday. Serra, who had to qualify for the tournament, ...
Rajeev Ram ousts Moodie
INDIANAPOLIS, JULY 20.Wild-card entry Rajeev Ram of the United States ousted South African Wesley Moodie 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the opening round of the $600,000 RCA Championships here on Monday. It was the second straight year Ram reached ...
Under-17 team for Leicester
NEW DELHI, JULY 20. A 24-member India Under-17 team will have a 17-day training and exposure tour at Leicester in preparation for the AFC Under-17 football championship to be held in Japan in the first week of September. The team is to leave ...
It's Soma Biswas' day
CHENNAI, JULY 20. What appeared to be a sedate finish on the last day suddenly erupted into brilliance in the Inter-state athletics meet at the JN Stadium. And the two competitors who lifted the whole aspect of competition into a new realm of ...
Billiards & Snooker
Sasikiran humbles Pelletier
BIEL (SWITZERLAND), JULY 20. Krishnan Sasikiran came up with some strong positional chess to beat Yannick Pelletier of Switzerland in the first round of the Grandmaster's section of the 27th Biel Chess Festival here on Tuesday. Top seed and ...
Racing : Motor
Karun's bad luck continues
CHENNAI, JULY 20.Karun Chandhok's season of bad luck continued at the Oulton Park Formula 3 circuit on Sunday when he was forced to retire from both races due to mechanical failure. In the first and second qualifying sessions, he finished 8th and ...
Rally for blind on Aug. 1
BANGALORE, JULY 20. The Shriram Properties Car Rally for the Blind will be held here on August 1 with active support from the National Association for the Blind (Karnataka). It will be the first event of this kind to be held in the city which is ...
MRF-MAI karting on July 25
CHENNAI, JULY 20. The third round of the MRF-MAI Indian national karting championship is to be held on July 25 at Danny's karting centre, Navalur, near here. The earlier rounds were held at Mumbai and Delhi. After Chennai, the championship ...
Sports : General
Chennai, Coimbatore claim titles
CHENNAI, JULY 20. Chennai won the men's team championship while Coimbatore won the women's, in the senior state powerlifing championship held at KSR College, Tiruchengode on July 17 and 18.
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