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Monday, October 20, 2003
Laxman stands tall amidst the ruins
MOHALI, OCT. 19. On a forgettable day of Test cricket, only V.V.S. Laxman emerged with his reputation enhanced as the Indian batting meandered despite enjoying favourable conditions here. He now stands in the way of New Zealand enforcing the ...
Playing the generous host
Olympic football champion Cameroon has withdrawn from the Afro-Asian Games. The `Indomitable Lions' were expected to charm the Hyderbad fans. Instead, we will have Ghana joining Burkina Faso, Rwanda and Zimbabwe to complete the African line-up in ...
New press box, club inaugurated at MAC stadium
CHENNAI, OCT. 19. The new press box and the premises of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) Club were inaugurated by A.C. Muthiah, former president, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the TNCA, at the M.A. Chidambaram ...
Schukin silences Kindlmann
BELGAUM, OCT. 19. Yuri Schukin has figured in six Challenger finals but won just one title. He didn't want to be a runner-up once more and the rangy Russian, with a strong first serve and solid groundstrokes, made sure that the seventh final ...
Bhupathi-Mirnyi duo triumphs
MADRID, OCT. 19.India's Mahesh Bhupathi, partnering Max Mirnyi of Belarus, won the doubles title in the $2.9 million Masters Madrid indoor tennis tournament at the Pabellon de Cristal here on Sunday. The second-seeded pair overcame the ...
Vijayan to retire after Games
HYDERABAD, OCT. 19. India's preparations for the Afro-Asian Games football competition had to an emotional tinge as star performer I. M. Vijayan announced his decision to quit after the Games. And the chief coach of the National team, Stephen ...
Barua regains sole lead
JAMSHEDPUR, OCT. 19.Grandmaster Dibyendu Barua of India regained the sole lead with 8.5 points inflicting a crushing defeat on Uzbek GM Marat Dzhumaev in the 10th and penultimate round of the Tata International Open chess championship at the ...
Racing : Motor
Hataria and Ayub unbeatable
CHENNAI, OCT. 19.Sarosh Hataria and Ayub Khan won both races in the Formula Maruti and Esteem classes respectively at the Madras Motor Sports Club track, here, on Sunday. But the feature of the opening leg of the four-round JK Tyre National ...
Sports : General
C'Wealth bid: it's India vs Canada
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 19. The Evaluation Commission constituted by the Commonwealth Games Federation, to study the bids of the two candidate cities vying to host the 2010 Commonwealth Games, in its final report has concluded that both New ...
IABF Secretary all praise for boxing venue
HYDERABAD, OCT. 19. The boxing venue of the Afro-Asian Games has come in for high praise from Mr. Rajesh Bhandari, Secretary, IABF. Boxing will be conducted at the air-conditioned multi purpose indoor stadium in Gachibowli complex which has a ...
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