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Friday, July 08, 2005
THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
Confident England ready for a fight
No sooner had a fellow set foot in England than the changes were obvious. Our train was modern and close enough to its predicted timetable to satisfy Mussolini. Whereas the leading newspapers used to be roughly the shape of Laxman, nowadays they ...
High-voltage contests in the offing
Rotterdam: As the junior hockey World Cup enters the final phase this week-end there is an inescapable sense of deja vu. The inspiring panorama of youth talent across the globe provided an insight into the enlarging base. But there is a filament ...
England chases a small target
LEEDS: Once more England had a small target to chase against Australia on Thursday in the first match of the NatWest Challenge at Headingley and once more Australia backed itself to make early inroads with close, aggressive fields for its new ...
Pradeep scripts Thiruvarur's win
CHENNAI: M. Pradeep (seven for 5) was instrumental in Thiruvarur scripting a 109-run win over Pudukottai in the TNCA-Sumeru Soft P.R. Thevar Trophy inter-district under-17 cricket tournament at the Hindu College ground here on Thursday. At ...
Orissa toys with hapless Karnataka
NEW DELHI: Orissa posted a baker's dozen to outclass Karnataka, while PEPSU defeated Chhattisgarh 6-0 in their respective league matches in the 53rd National women's hockey championship at the Shivaji Stadium here on Thursday. The results helped ...
Billiards & Snooker
Easy win for Rafath Habib
MADURAI: Rafath Habib of Southern Railway, Chennai, easily beat Saravanan of TNBSA 68-32, 75-9, 83-8 for his third win in group C league in the Royal Court Trophy State-level Open snooker tournament here on Thursday. The results: Group ...
Youth chess festival
MANGALORE: SVS English School, Vidyagiri, in association with Derik's Chess School, Mangalore, will be organising a two-day State youth chess festival 2005 from Saturday at the School premises. About 100 players from all over the State ...
IOC expresses solidarity
SINGAPORE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC), which remained in session in Singapore on Thursday after deciding a day earlier to award London the right to host the 2012 Olympics, expressed solidarity with Britain over the Thursday ...
Racing : Horse
Flashing Star, Amazing Striker and Aristotle please
BANGALORE: Flashing Star, Amazing Striker, Aristotle, Cote D' Azur and Hugo pleased when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning. Outer sand 800m: Avacado (Vivek) 59, 600/45. Shaped well. Tribal Fantasy ...
Crow Wood wins Paschimavahini Plate
MYSORE: Mr. Dilip Thomas' Crow Wood, ridden by Gnaneshwar, won the Paschimavahini Plate the main event of the races here on Thursday. Darashah trains the winner. The results: 1. IRAPPU FALLS PLATE (1,800m), rated 10 to ...
Sports : General
India starts strong favourite
HYDERABAD: Favourites India takes on Thailand in the opening match of the inaugural Asian women's kabaddi championship commencing at Saroornargar Indoor Stadium here on Friday. The Indian team which has been training for about one year with ...
KOLKATA: : Karnataka swimmers completed their domination by winning 11 golds on the final day to help the State emerge the overwhelming champion as the 32nd Junior National aquatics concluded here at the Subhas Sarovar swimming complex on Friday. ...
Team named for Asian meet
KOLKATA: The Swimming Federation of India announced on Friday the names of the swimmers and divers who will represent the country in the forthcoming 4th Asian age group championship to be held at Bangkok from August 16. The waterpolo probales ...
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