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Saturday, July 12, 2003
`The Don would have averaged 100 today'
SYDNEY, JULY 11. Australian Test greats Arthur Morris, Steve Waugh and Bill Brown claim Don Bradman would still be averaging around 100 runs per innings if he was playing Test cricket today. As 150 of Australia's 197 living Test players attended ...
7-wkt. win for S. Africa
SOUTHAMPTON, JULY 11. Zimbabwe, playing like a team which has been lucky to finish third in this NatWest tri-series, lost by seven wickets with 88 balls remaining but it was hardly a day South Africa will want to remember at the Rose Bowl, ...
Novak has it easy
GSTAAD, JULY 11. Third-seeded Czech Jiri Novak got the better of Juan Ignacio Chela 6-3, 6-3 in the quarterfinal of the $624,000 Swiss Open tennis tournament here on Friday. Earlier on Thursday, top-seeded Roger Federer dispatched France's ...
Bopanna loses in doubles quarterfinals
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan went down fighting 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-7 (3-7) to Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico and Jean-Julien Rojer of Antilles Netherlands in the doubles quarterfinals of the $25,000 ...
Cash award for Sania
MUMBAI, JULY 11. Sania Mirza, the girl's doubles winner at Wimbledon, will receive a cash award of Rs. 20,001 from the Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai (SJAM), Maharashtra. This sum is a little more than the prize money (US $350) the ...
President all praise for Indian team
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. The Indian hockey team today got a big vote of confidence from none other than the President of the country himself with A.P.J. Abdul Kalam saying he was very hopeful the team would win a medal in the Athens Olympics next ...
Vivek is IHF Juniors' hero
CHENNAI, JULY 11. To Vivek Gupta went the credit of scoring the only goal in the match for Indian Hockey Federation Juniors against the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation in Pool C of the Madras Cricket Club-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament at ...
Indians fail again
SHERBROOKE (CANADA), JULY 11. Indians continued to get eliminated in the qualifying rounds of the third World Youth athletics championships here on Thursday. Joining girls 400m runner Mandeep Kaur and triple jumper Alk Chikili on the sidelines ...
India thrashes Sri Lanka, qualifies for Asian meet
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. After Bangladesh and Nepal, it was Sri Lanka's turn to get bullied by `Big Brother' India in the Middle Asia zone basketball qualifying championship. A healthy margin of 101-56 on Friday saw India complete the formalities ...
Nielsen holds Sasikiran
ESBJERG (DENMARK), JULY 11. Overnight leader Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran of India held GM Peter Heine Nielsen of Denmark to a draw to set the stage for a close finish in the 18th edition of the North Sea Cup international chess tournament ...
Indian team in sixth place
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. The Indian women's team was lying sixth on the second day of the Queen Sirikit Cup golf team championship in Korea, according to information received here on Friday. The team comprising Mayali Talwar, Vandana Agarwal and ...
Racing : Horse
Panel formed to look into mount fee issue
BANGALORE, JULY 11. The President of the Indian Racehorse Owners Federation (IROF), Vijay Mallya, has named a five-member committee to go into the wider aspects of a revision of jockeys' mount fee. Mr Mallya's decision came in the wake of ...
Racing : Motor
Argyle & Smith take lead
ROTORUA (NEW ZEALAND), JULY 11. Knowledge of the existing conditions always presents an advantage in sport, more so in rallying. And when it is comes to Motu, considered one of the most challenging special stages encountered by even World Rally ...
Sports : General
SAI regional centre in Tamil Nadu
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 11. The Sports Authority of India has decided to establish one of its four proposed regional sub-centres at Rajakkamangalam near Nagercoil town in Tamil Nadu. Stating this, SAI sources said on Friday, the proposed ...
Exodus of favourites continues
BANGKOK, JULY 11. More favourites fell by the wayside on Thursday in the quarterfinal of the 12th World amateur boxing championships at Bangkok's Nimibutr Gymnasium, as the Cuban contenders' ranks were culled once again. Willy Blain of France ...
India's fantastic show continues
SUPHANBURI, JULY 11. It wasn't a samba for Brazil as the Russians made the defending champion dance to its tune and pushed the South Americans to the brink at 11-13 in the decider. But the champions rallied superbly to shunt out Russia at ...
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