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Monday, August 09, 2004
Smith leads from the front as Proteas force a draw
GALLE, AUG. 8. South Africa's batsmen rallied around a defiant half-century by captain Graeme Smith to force a draw in the first Test match against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Set a target of 325 off 93 overs, the tourists reached 203 for three ...
Doubts persist over BCCI accepting fresh proposal
MUMBAI, AUG. 8. The Indian cricketers seemed to have crossed the final hurdle but not the finishing line in the Central Players' Contract (CPC). It is still doubtful whether the fresh proposal on the ticklish issue of `annual retainership and ...
Ashish, Sandeep excel
HYDERABAD, AUG. 8. Centuries by Ashish Reddy (101, 12x4) and Sandeep Rajan (104 not out, 12x4, 3x6) helped Khammam's Bhavan record a 66-run win against All Saint's High School in the inter-schools league cricket championship match here on ...
Agassi overshadows Roddick
MASON, AUG. 8. Andre Agassi came up with another outstanding performance to register a thrilling 7-5, 6-7(2), 7-6(2) victory over U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick in the semifinals of the Master Series here on Saturday. Agassi reached his first ...
Sania Mirza wins title
HYDERABAD, AUG. 8. Sania Mirza won the $10,000 ITF women's tennis tournament at Wrexham in Great Britain, defeating top-seeded Irina Boulykina of Russia 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final. According to information received here on Sunday, the Hyderabad ...
BANGALORE, AUG. 8. G.M. Nischitha defeated Shruthi Sridhar 11-0, 11-3 in a girls' under-19 singles quarterfinal of the Anandashram State ranking badminton tournament at the Canara Union courts here on Sunday.
Indian Army lifts Magnolia Trophy
CHENNAI, AUG. 8. Indian Army defeated Indian Overseas Bank 81-66 in the final of the IOB-Ace Club Magnolia Trophy All-India men's basketball tournament at the Montfort indoor stadium, Santhome here on Sunday. Indian Army collected Rs. 30,000 as ...
Anand requires only a draw for victory
MAINZ, AUG. 8. Making best use of the opportunities at the board, Viswanathan Anand is set to score a big victory in the Chess Classic match and retain his hold at Mainz in Germany. At the end of the third and penultimate day on Saturday, ...
Greece all geared up for the big occasion
ATHENS, AUG. 8. The chief organiser of the Athens Games told International Olympic Committee officials on Sunday that the city was prepared for the Games to begin this week. ``We have five days left until the cauldron is lit at the Olympic ...
Selvadurai emerges champion
CHENNAI, AUG. 8. L. Selvadurai of ONGC showed all his experience while carving out a remarkable win with an aggregate of 149 in the two-day The Sportstar Open golf tournament on Sunday. The event was organised by the Madras Gymkhana ...
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Sports : General
Lone medal hope
Sir, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi parting ways had been a huge loss to Indian sports. But now they have come together once again for the Athens Olympics. From their win in the Masters series tournament in Toronto this much is clear: ...
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