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Friday, May 30, 2003
England selectors plump for youth
LONDON, MAY 29. Boldly, as if they have thrown off all their inhibitions, the England selectors have gone for an unashamed youth policy by picking six uncapped youngsters for the one-day games against Pakistan, Zimbabwe and South Africa this ...
Australia eager to hit back
ST. GEORGE'S (GRENADA), MAY 29. Unburdened by the end of their 21-game winning streak, the Australians are looking to round off their Caribbean cricket tour with wins in the final two one-dayers here this weekend. The West Indies halted the ...
Good knock by Sehwag
LONDON, MAY 29. Virender Sehwag set the Grace Road ablaze with a cracking half-century that put Leicestershire in box seat against Nottinghamshire in the C and G Trophy one-day tournament on Wednesday. Sehwag blasted 56 off 51 balls with 10 ...
Ankita sets up title clash with Isha
NEW DELHI, MAY 29. Ankita Bhambri upset top-seed Liza Pereira 6-2, 6-0 to enter the $5000 ITF women's tennis circuit Masters final at the DLTA Complex here on Thursday. It will be her second appearance in a final in this circuit. She won the ...
Hewitt wins a marathon
PARIS, MAY 29. World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt survived a 3-1/2-hour marathon against Russia's Nikolay Davydenko on Thursday, winning 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) to reach the third round of the French Open. Among the women, ninth-seeded Lindsay Davenport ...
Aussies too good for Indians
PERTH, MAY 29. A critical evaluation is mandatory over the move to induct stars of yesteryear into the national team. Such an exercise is a must if the performance tonight against Australia, which scored once in each half to ensure a place in ...
Australia drops out of Morocco tour
SYDNEY, MAY 29. Australia has cancelled a cricket tour of Morocco after players complained of overwork and safety fears following this month's terrorist bombings in the North African nation. The Australian Cricket Board announced the decision ...
AC Milan wins shootout at Old Trafford
MANCHESTER, MAY 29. Juventus may be the record-breaking Italian champion. AC Milan is Italy's king of the Champions Cup. Andriy Shevchenko stroked home the winning spot kick as Milan won its sixth Champions Cup title on Wednesday beating ...
IAAF making the right moves
HYDERABAD, MAY 29. In a welcome move the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) has engaged a leading London-based TSE consulting agency to come out with a detailed programme to lift the image of the sport among the 210-member nations ...
Chernovol bags gold
HYDERABAD, MAY 29. The men's 100 metres saw a good contest among Gennadiy Chernovol of Kazakhstan, Suwornprateep Sittichai of Thailand and Ekkachai Junthana also of Thailand in the Asian Grand Prix athletics meet here on Wednesday. All three of ...
Mary wins battle of friends
KOZHIKODE, MAY 29.Of course, Mary Ann Gomes, 13, can still be considered a child. She cried not because she lost but had won in fact. But tears of joy they weren't. She wept because she beat her friend and roommate Soumya Swaminathan (who ...
Gaganjeet stays ahead
BANGALORE, MAY 29. Tougher pin positions on the penultimate day in the Eagleton junior and sub-junior golf tournament meant that there were no below par scores by any golfer. The day's best effort came from Siddarth Srinivasan of Coimbatore ...
35 lifters suspended for doping
NEW DELHI, MAY 29. The Executive Committee of the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) suspended 35 lifters for doping offences at various competitions. This is the highest number handed out in one sitting by any National federation in the ...
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