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Wednesday, June 09, 2004
Collins sinks Bangladesh
KINGSTON, JUNE 8. Paceman Pedro Collins took six for 53 to bowl West Indies to an innings and 99 runs victory in the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Kingston, Jamaica, on Monday. The visitor was bowled out midway through day four ...
Ravikanth, Tanmay revive Central Zone
BANGALORE, JUNE 8. Ravikanth Shukla (90) and Tanmay Srivastav (85) helped Central Zone post 305 for seven against Combined Zone in the Col. Hemu Adhikari Memorial inter-Academy cricket tournament at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday. The ...
Ivanisevic, Philippoussis crash out
LONDON, JUNE 8.Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic and last year's Wimbledon finalist, Mark Philippoussis, lost in the first round of the Queen's Club grass-court tournament on Tuesday. Ivanisevic was beaten by Romanian Victor Hanescu ...
Ravishankar moves up
INDORE, JUNE 8. He may have been based in the U.S. for the last four years, but Pathanjali Ravishankar has not forgotten his touch game. Serving and volleying with refreshing confidence, the Chennai left-hander got past lucky-loser Ashutosh Singh ...
Haryana, Manipur in semifinals
BANGALORE, JUNE 8. Haryana defeated Punjab 3-0 and Manipur drubbed Kerala 7-0 in the quarterfinals of the ONGC junior National women's hockey tournament at the Karnataka State Hockey Association Stadium here on Tuesday. Host Karnataka has a tough ...
Figo from humble beginnings to a star
LISBON, JUNE 8. There's no Armani or Gucci to be seen in Cova da Piedade, no Ferraris or Porsches in the streets and no luxury houses. In fact it is difficult to find any building upon which the passage of time has not left its mark. But the ...
Figo back but Seedorf may miss opener
LISBON, JUNE 8.Luis Figo calmed the nerves of the host nation by returning to training on Tuesday but the Netherlands' Euro 2004 hopes were hit by an injury to Clarence Seedorf. Figo complained of a leg muscle problem and was unable to train ...
Danish fans pin their hopes on Tomasson
COPENHAGEN, JUNE 8. Hopes are high among Danish fans that AC Milan's Jon Dahl Tomasson will deliver for Denmark. Tomasson has become a key player on coach Morten Olsen's side and has often performed as lone striker, not the least when fellow ...
Sychev the Russian boy wonder
MOSCOW, JUNE 8. At just 20 years of age, striker Dmitry Sychev has earned a reputation as Russia's most sensational forward in years, has been signed to Marseille and back, and has incensed the establishment with his abrupt club hopping. "There ...
Top stars for circuit meet
CHENNAI, JUNE 8. A galaxy of athletes endeavouring to reconfirm, or fighting for a berth in the Indian contingent for the Olympic Games in Athens will be seen in action in the third circuit meet at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on June ...
Billiards & Snooker
Advani puts it across Shahzad
AQABA, JUNE 8.An India versus Pakistan sporting encounter always generates more than the usual interest not only for the players concerned, but also for the spectators, who for the most part are aware of the traditional rivalry between the two ...
Airlines ends Petroleum's long reign
PUNE, JUNE 8. Amidst mounting pressure and rising tension, Indian Airlines grabbed the title as Petroleum ran out of fuel on the homestretch of the IOC-KPIT Cummins National team chess championship here on Tuesday. The thrilling finale saw ...
Strong field for National `B' championship
VIJAYAWADA, JUNE 8. Grandmaster R.B .Ramesh and WGMs Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi, S. Meenakshi and Aarthie Ramaswamy are among the big names who have confirmed participation in the National `B' chess championship to be organised by Champions Chess ...
Racing : Motor
London-Sydney Marathon: Ooty sector cancelled
COIMBATORE, JUNE 8. The Udhagamandalam sector of the Indian leg of the London-Sydney Marathon (LSM) has been cancelled because the Australian health inspectors needed an additional day to meet the stringent standards for entry of cars into ...
Third leg of National at KMS
CHENNAI, JUNE 8. The third leg of the JK Tyre National racing championship 2004 will be held at the Kari Motor Speedway (KMS) track at Chettipalayam in Coimbatore on June 13. Running into its seventh year, the JK Tyre National racing ...
Sports : General
Perec calls it quits
PARIS, JUNE 8. Olympic gold medallist Marie-Jose Perec said in a television interview on Monday that she was finally putting an end to her athletic career. ``I have definitely turned the page,'' the French sprinter told television station ...
ICC bid to end Zimbabwe dispute
KOLKATA, JUNE 8. In a bid to resolve the Zimbabwe imbroglio, the International Cricket Council has convened a special two-day meeting of cricket heavyweights, including BCCI chief Jamgohan Dalmiya, in Dubai from Wednesday. Confirming his ...
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