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Lyle withdraws to avoid damaging confidence
Sandy Lyle, who it has been rumoured might come to play in India in a Seniors European Tour tournament later this year attracted a lot of adverse comments, as he walked off the golf course, when he was 10-over for the first 10 holes. Southport (Britain), July 17 (IANS) That led to the criticism that just because he had a bad day he may well have taken the place of some other player who would have wanted to qualify to play the Open.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 8:18:43 PM

Can't applaud, but not unsporting really (British Open Golf Diary)
Southport (Britain), July 17 (IANS) In Britain, discussing weather is quite usual. And the weather Thursday, the first day of the 137th British Open, was anything but normal. Wet and windy, it demanded tremendous patience, precision and pragmatism to ensure a decent start to the championship.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 8:17:23 PM

EU probe targets ring-tone scams
Brussels, July 17 (DPA) Most European internet sites that sell ring-tones and wallpapers that can be downloaded to mobile phones are suspected of misleading customers and breaching European Union (EU) rules, officials here said Thursday.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 7:33:28 PM

Spanish court acquits four Madrid train bombers
Madrid, July 17 (DPA) Spain's highest court Thursday overturned the guilty verdicts of four of the 21 persons convicted of carrying out the Madrid train bombings that left 191 dead four years ago.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 7:18:12 PM

France to inspect all nuclear power plants
Paris, July 17 (DPA) Ten days after the leak of radioactive uranium from a nuclear power plant in southern France, Environment Minister Jean-Louis Borloo has said he wants all the reactors of the country and the surrounding groundwater to be inspected.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 7:14:11 PM

International Golf Federation forms Olympic committee to attempt 2016 entry
Southport (Britain), July 17 (IANS) In a bid to include golf in the 2016 Olympic programme, the International Golf Federation (IGF), comprising representatives of the world's most influential bodies in the sport, has formed a new Olympic committee.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 6:19:48 PM

'India and Britain need to stem illegal migration'
London, July 17 (IANS) Indian-origin MP Virender Sharma Thursday called upon Indian and British authorities to work in tandem in order to check illegal migration after a BBC sting unearthed dozens of houses with illegal immigrants in his constituency of Southall.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 5:49:16 PM

Russians expected to win seven boxing medals at Beijing
Moscow, July 17 (Xinhua) The Russian boxing team is expected to win at least seven medals in the forthcoming Beijing Summer Olympic Games.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 2:40:19 PM

OPEC crude price plunges by nearly $5
Vienna, July 17 (DPA) The price for crude oil produced by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) dropped by nearly $5 Wednesday, according to a statement by OPEC Thursday.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 2:36:53 PM

Victoria Beckham wants to have a daughter
London, July 17 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, the mother of three sons, says she wants to have a daughter so she will have someone to pass on all her clothes.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 12:31:33 PM

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