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Monday, July 19, 2004
Butcher's injury, a cause for concern
LONDON, JULY 18. After winning six of its last seven Tests and with all its players as fit as any English professional cricketer can expect to be halfway through the summer, England has chosen its regular team for the opening match of the ...
Sri Lanka holds its nerves to win a thriller
DAMBULLA, JULY 18. After two lop-sided contests featuring UAE, there was finally an even match-up of strengths at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. The clash between two sub-continent giants - India and Sri Lanka - ...
Shoaib Malik, Younis Khan take Pakistan to big win
COLOMBO, JULY 18. Pakistan scored 105 runs in the last 10 overs to post an imposing total of 343 for five against a below-par Hong Kong side, in the last Group B match of the Indian Oil-Asia Cup tournament at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground here ...
India `A' skipper upbeat
BANGALORE, JULY 18. Optimism remained high as the India `A' team left for the twin tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya via Mumbai on Sunday night. An upbeat India `A' skipper Sairaj Bahutule said: "The tour is a fine opportunity for our players and we are ...
Verkerk wins Dutch Open
AMERSFOORT (THE NETHERLANDS), JULY 18. Martin Verkerk became the first Dutchman in 31 years to win his country's tennis championship on Sunday, beating Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-4 to win the Dutch Open. It was the second career ...
Tevez's terrific strike packs off Peru
CHICLAYO (PERU), JULY 18. Argentina eliminated host Peru 1-0 in the quarterfinals on Saturday and will try to end defending champion Colombia's 10-match unbeaten streak since 2001 at the Copa America. Colombia, which easily dispatched Costa ...
India misses bronze
KOLKATA, JULY 18. For the second successive time, the Indian archery contingent will return home empty-handed after the women's team missed the bronze medal in the 17th Golden Arrow Grand Prix at Antalya (Turkey) on Friday. The trio of Dola ...
Anju wins silver
MADRID, JULY 18.Despite a good start, Anju George had to be satisfied with the silver, with a leap of 6.62 metres at the Super Grand Prix meeting here on Saturday. Australian Bronwyn Thompson produced a surprise fifth-round jump of 6.80 metres, ...
Memorable day for Bobby Aloysius
CHENNAI, JULY 18. If the soul and spirit of competitive athletics is the quest for a new frontier of excellence then none exemplified it more eloquently than the wiry 30-year old Bobby Aloysius. This Sunday evening unfolded like an enchanting ...
Gonzalez takes 14th stage
NIMES (FRANCE), JULY 18. After two torrid days in the Pyrenees and with more pain lurking in the Alps, Lance Armstrong and other top riders caught their breath on Sunday, allowing Aitor Gonzalez of Spain to take victory in the Tour de France's ...
BANGALORE, JULY 18. Sharmila, with 70 gross, won the title in the category `A' (13 to 17 years) of the Karnataka Golf Association's junior championship played at the KGA course here on Saturday. In the 16-hole Open event (par 64), Sharmila was ...
Sports : General
China, Chinese Taipei set to renew rivalry
NEW DELHI, JULY 18. With the world champions of the future on view, the Asian junior table tennis championship has always offered a platform for some exciting talents to leave their imprints before moving on to the `big' league. It is going to be ...
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