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Friday, August 12, 2005
The big captaincy debate
Somehow, I also feel drawn into the captaincy debate currently on in India. Should it be Sourav Ganguly or Rahul Dravid? One is proven, the other has promise. One is charismatic, the other low-profile but all substance. Who is the one we are ...
Daniilidou puts out Kuznetsova
CALIFORNIA: : U.S. Open champion and second-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova was upset 6-4, 6-4 by Eleni Daniilidou of Greece on Wednesday in the second round of the JPMorgan Chase Open. Earlier, No. 6 seed Mary Pierce of Frances left the ...
Indians were outplayed
Sustained Sri Lankan efforts on the field forced the Indian batsmen to make mistakes
Shane Warne carves out a niche of his own
MANCHESTER: England prospered at Old Trafford on Thursday but it was Shane Warne who found his way into the history books with his 600th wicket; Marcus Trescothick caught behind after three-and-a-quarter hours spent scoring 63, which should have ...
India finishes fifth in its group
Visakhapatnam: Iran stretched Brazil to fifth set before losing in Pool `B' and Morocco ended its campaign in Pool `A' with a surprise victory over Serbia & Montenegro on the final day of phase one in the World junior men's (under-21) volleyball
Selectors have a tough task on hand
Mumbai: The five national selectors Kiran More (Chairman), Pronob Roy, V.B. Chandrasekhar, Yashpal Sharma and Gopal Sharma meet here on Friday afternoon to name India's captain for the forthcoming one-month tour of Zimbabwe. They ...
Madison takes gold; Anju finishes fifth
HELSINKI: Anju Bobby George came up with yet another season best, of 6.66 metres, but had to settle for the fifth place in a dramatic, rain-ruined long jump competition won by American collegian Tianna Madison on the fifth day of the World ...
Anand starts with white against Grischuk; Hari wins three rounds
NEW DELHI: Viswanathan Anand is drawn to play with white pieces against Russian challenger Alexander Grischuk when he opens his title defence in the eight-game Mainz Chess Classic at Mainz. Each player will get 25 minutes of thinking time plus ...
Quick draws help Ramesh retain lead
NEW DELHI: Having done some hard running in the first 10 rounds, it was time for front-runner R. B. Ramesh and five other players to slow down when in sight of the home-stretch of the Parvsnath National `B' chess championship at the Bapu Samaj ...
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