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Tuesday, February 17, 2004
Sunil Joshi, Sharath lead South's fightback
DHARAMSHALA, FEB. 16. The flourish of Sunil Joshi and the finesse of S. Sharath combined to dash East Zone's hopes of making South Zone bat again. Even then, their fighting 90-run seventh-wicket stand could not prevent East from inching closer ...
Central bowlers now at the receiving end
GURGAON, FEB. 16. It was the turn of the Central Zone bowlers to curse the pitch on the third day of this dull Duleep Trophy encounter at the Devi Lal Stadium here. West Zone, with batsmen brought up on the firm belief of placing immense value ...
India unlikely to accept Karachi, Peshawar as venues
NEW DELHI, FEB. 16. India is unlikely to accept Karachi and Peshawar as Test venues for the forthcoming tour to Pakistan on account of security reasons. According to sources in the Board, the decision would be taken during the course of the week. ...
Yuka Yoshida stuns Saori Obata
HYDERABAD, FEB. 16From an ignominious exit in the qualifiers last year, unseeded Yuka Yoshida caused the biggest upset of the tournament, ousting favourite Saori Obata 6-4, 6-2 in the opening round of the WTA Hyderabad Open at the Sports ...
Dhanraj raring to return to squad
NEW DELHI, FEB. 16. The former captain of the Indian hockey team, Dhanraj Pillay, said that he was raring to return to the squad. In a press conference here on Monday, in which Dhanraj and the women's hockey team captain Surajlata Devi were ...
Constantine confident of beating Singapore
MARGAO, FEB. 16. Stephen Constantine, India's multi-nationally experienced coach, has been busy for some time now gathering intelligence and plotting the downfall of the Singaporean side ahead of its pre-World Cup Asian Zone qualifier against ...
PONDICHERRY, FEB 16.Kerala chalked out an easy 7-0 win over Pondicherry to finish with an unbeaten record in the South Zone phase of the junior National football championship here on Monday. With nine points from three straight wins, Kerala ...
Marathon finishers go home empty-handed
MUMBAI, FEB. 16. Anil Ambani, wearing chest number 9999, did not have to worry about confirmation of having completed the men's half-marathon. Celebrity status ensured that people kept track of his progress along the entire 21km route in the ...
Billiards & Snooker
Advani books semifinal berth
GWALIOR, FEB. 16. Pankaj Advani overcame first frame blues to defeat Manan Chandra 5-2 and steered himself into the semifinals of the 70th National snooker championship at the Jiwaji University here on Monday. While everyone expected a close ...
Titles for Arun, Vinuthna
HYDERABAD, FEB. 16. Fifteen-year-old S. Arun Prasad of Tamil Nadu and N. Vinuthna of Andhra Pradesh emerged champions in the boys and girls' sections respectively in the National junior chess championship (under-18 years) at the Gowtham Model ...
Racing : Motor
Banajee steals the show
BANGALORE, FEB. 16. Rayomand Banajee, the die-hard karting enthusiast from Pune, saved his best for the final. In seven previous regional finals Rayomand attempted at least four and failed to gain the top spot in any of them. He was however ...
Ronak's gold hunt continues
NEW DELHI, FEB. 16. Ronak Pandit's impressive run continued as the marksman clinched two more gold medals in the junior section at the Asian shooting championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, today. Ronak, who now boasts of seven golds to his ...
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