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Saturday, August 21, 2004
Arch-rivals lock horns in damp setting
AMSTELVEEN, AUG. 20.Resting on a boat, on the banks of river Amstel here on Friday, an umbrella protecting him from a steady drizzle, Sourav Ganguly pondered over India's first match of the Videocon ODI tri-series. India takes on Pakistan in ...
Billiards & Snooker
Anjali, Deepali disappoint
ATHENS, AUG. 20. Anjali Vedpathak Bhagwat shot a 575 and finished 13th in the women's sport rifle three-position event at the Markopoulo range here on Friday.
Brugnetti walks away with gold
ATHENS, AUG. 20. Italy's 27-year-old Ivano Brugnetti walked to glory in the 20-km event as a rank
Biggest trauma: Malleswari
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20. Weightlifter Karnam Malleswari aid the positive dope tests returned by compatriots Pratima Kumari and Sanamacha Chanu were the `biggest trauma' to affect India sport. "This is the biggest trauma for Indian weightlifting," ...
Doping issue: Pratima blames coaches
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20. Disgraced weightlifter Pratima Kumari has squarely blamed Belarus coach Leonid Taranenko and chief coach Pal Singh Sandhu for their roles in testing positive in a pre-Olympic test in Athens. Following the positive test on ...
Better show by Shikha
ATHENS, AUG. 20. Shikha Tandon did a lot better in the 50-metre freestyle event, than what she had managed in the 100-metre race two days back. The 19-year-old Bangalore girl, Shikha clocked 27.08 in taking the sixth place in her heat 0.73 ...
Diwakar Prasad knocked out
ATHENS, AUG. 20. Indian pugilist Diwakar Prasad was beaten 33-13 by Nigerian Nestor Bolum in the second round of the 54-kg bantamweight category on Friday. The Nigerian boxer outpunched his Indian rival, who could not pose any threat, and the ...
Phelps clinches fifth gold medal
ATHENS, AUG. 20. Michael Phelps clinched his fifth gold medal and became the first man since Mark Spitz to hold four individual Olympic swimming titles when he won the 100 metres butterfly final on Friday. His last-gasp victory over fellow ...
Racing : Motor
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