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Saturday, July 23, 2005
Sania Mirza wins a gripping contest
NEW DELHI: Sania Mirza did not drop a set as she won back to back matches in reaching the singles quarterfinals and the doubles semifinals in the $170,000 WTA Tour tennis tournament in Cincinnati. The 18-year-old Sania, who has won Tour events ...
PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
Even by his own elevated standards, Glenn McGrath's performance on a sunblessed afternoon at Lord's was spellbinding. Bowling with hypnotic precision and with precious few runs to protect, he dismantled his opponents, took them apart with the ...
Australia finds its rhythm
LONDON: The legend of Kevin Pietersen grows daily. In his debut Test the first between England and Australia at Lord's he has made the highest score in two innings and effected a run out beyond the skills of his teammates who ...
Nadal's 32nd clay-court victory
Stuttgart: Top-seeded Rafael Nadal ran his clay-court winning streak to 32 matches defeating the Czech Republic's Tomas Zib 6-2, 6-1 on Friday to move into the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup. Nadal now owns the sixth longest streak on clay ...
Tejaswini in semifinals
Hyderabad: India's Tejaswini Datla entered the semifinals of ITF Grade-IV under-18 girls' tournament defeating compatriot Neha Rana 6-3, 6-3 in Syria, according to AP Lawn Tennis Association here on Friday. Tejaswini, who hails from Andhra ...
Kashyap rallies to beat gritty Amar
BANGALORE: V. Amar of Karnataka put up a plucky display before going down to the top seed, P. Kashyap of Andhra 4-15, 15-12, 8-15 in the boys' under-19 singles semifinals of the Union Bank all-India junior ranking badminton championship at the ...
Billiards & Snooker
Srinath beats Negi
NEW DELHI: N. Srinath pulled off a dramatic victory over favourite Parimarjan Negi in the boys under-12 section as the third day of the World Youth championship proved somewhat disappointing for the large Indian contingent at Belfort, France, on ...
Racing : Horse
Racing : Motor
Valimaki hopeful of a good show in Rally of Hokkaido
HOKKAIDO (JAPAN): It was a bright, sunny day in this scenic island of Japan and Jussi Valimaki will be hoping that the sun continues to shine during the Rally of Hokkaido, the fourth leg of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, which will be held ...
Sports : General
Soumyajit and Shamini reign supreme
NEW DELHI: National junior champions Soumyajit Sarkar and K. Shamini won the singles titles in the South Asian junior table tennis championship at the NDMC Indoor Stadium here on Friday. The boys' final was a battle between Abhishek's ...
Japan, not China, starts favourite
NEW DELHI: For a change, Japan will start as the favourite ahead of traditional powerhouse China when the Asian junior table tennis championship commences at the NDMC Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. Armed with the services of Jun Mizutani ...
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