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Wednesday, September 17, 2003
Gul scalps five as Pakistan clinches series
LAHORE, SEPT. 16. Paceman Umer Gul's haul of five wickets earned Pakistan a comfortable 42-run victory against Bangladesh on Monday, but power failures twice suspended play in the third day-night one-day International at the Gaddafi ...
Kambli bubbling with confidence
CHENNAI, SEPT. 16. This is a fresh season, and Vinod Kambli sports a new hairdo. "You know, they call it the Afro," he says. He doesn't stop there. "It's a different Vinod Kambli now. Absolutely. It is Mission Comeback for me...I'm not a ...
Sorani defeats Patil
GURGAON, SEPT. 16. Stefan Sorani of Australia defeated the third-seeded Siddharth Patil to move into the boys pre-quarterfinals of the Adidas group `IV' ITF junior tennis tournament at the National Tennis Academy (NTA) Complex here on ...
Rajinder blasts players
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16.The Indian hockey team's chief coach Rajinder Singh made a plea to the players and the media to work in the right direction in the quest for international glory. Speaking his mind at the end of the camp to prepare the team ...
Bangladesh manages to hold Uzbekistan
JAMSHEDPUR, SEPT. 16.The setting was perfect for Bangladesh at the J.R.D. Tata Sports Complex. A heavy downpour for nearly 90 minutes before the start of the league match against Uzbekistan left the playing arena wet and slippery. Used to playing ...
AAFI honours Anju
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16.Anju George and her husband Bobby walked down the red-carpeted aisle as an audience of athletics lovers turned up in impressive numbers to honour them. With celebrations in the air, the background score best ignored for it ...
Vijay Singh wins Deere Classic
SILVIS (ILLINOIS), SEPT. 16. Vijay Singh played a quick 13 holes and earned a hefty check that moved him closer to one of his career goals: winning the PGA Tour's season money title. Singh collected $630,000 for his four-shot win at the ...
Sports : General
A traditional sport in decline
MYSORE, SEPT. 16 `Nada kusti', the traditional form of wrestling, is in the throes of extinction, thanks largely to Government indifference and lack of interest among the public. This ancient sport, which received royal patronage for centuries ...
An exciting fare in prospect
KOLKATA, SEPT.16. The 57th National aquatic championship which gets underway at the Subhas Sarobar complex here, promises an exciting fare with high stakes for the competitors. With several major meets, scheduled during the season and the ...
Back-to-back zonal titles for Sharath and Poulomi
CHENNAI, SEPT. 16. For Sharath Kamal, employed at Indian Oil Corporation of the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, this season could prove to be a fruitful one, if he keeps his focus. The 21-year-old, who fell short at the final hurdle every time ...
Indian women's good show
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16 Indian women lifters today returned home reaping a rich medal haul in the senior Asian weightlifting championship in China, where they finished second in the team championship. The lifters bagged eight silver and four ...
Indian grapplers miss medals but earn Olympic berths
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16India's sole medal contender Sushil Kumar narrowly missed the bronze medal finishing fourth in the 37th World wrestling championship which concluded at the Madison Square Garden at New York. Fighting a tough bout, Sushil ...
Rathore wins bronze and Olympic quota
NICOSIA (CYPRUS), SEPT. 16. He has been asserting his class in every competition through the whole season. Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore embellished on the big stage, the World Championship, to emphasise his growing stature as one of the ...
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