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Venus battles her way into Bangalore Open quarterfinals
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Second seed Venus Williams was taken to three sets by unseeded Chinese Shuai Peng, while seventh seed Vera Zvonareva of Russia overcame early hiccups against Romanian Agnes Szatmari Thursday, to set up a quarterfinal clash in the $600,000 Canara Bank Bangalore Open here.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 8:48:57 PM

Dhoni's dashers get rousing public felicitation (Night Lead)
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his daring young brigade were feted at a tumultuous public reception at the Ferozeshah Kotla Thursday afternoon for their historic first series win on Australian soil.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 7:53:07 PM

Sourav to take fitness test at National Cricket Academy
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly Thursday said he was going to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore for a fitness test for selection in the Test squad against South Africa.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 7:47:03 PM

Decision to choose youngsters stands vindicated: Pawar
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Indian cricket board president Sharad Pawar Thursday said the decision to choose youngsters for the one-day series stands vindicated, seeing the way India pummelled Australia in the Commonwealth Bank series.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 6:45:03 PM

Pro-Am of Champions on Saturday
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The top Indian professionals besides Singapore's Lam Chih Bing are all set to light up the Classic Golf Resort in the Grand Finale of the Business Today-Honda Pro-Am of Champions on Saturday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 6:44:30 PM

Cricket selectors postpone meeting
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The meeting of the national selection committee, which was to select the India team for the first Test against South Africa, will be held in Bangalore on March 17 instead of March 9 here, as originally scheduled.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 5:12:01 PM

Yan, Zvonareva in Bangalore Open quarterfinals
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Seventh seed Vera Zvonareva of Russia had a tough time beating Romanian Agnes Szatmari, but unseeded Chinese Zi Yan hardly broke sweat against Ukrainian Olga Savchuk on their way to the quarterfinals of the $600,000 Canara Bank Bangalore Open here Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 4:36:54 PM

I am not done before a Grand Slam title, says Schnyder
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) World No.10 Patty Schnyder, just like old wine, is getting better by the day. Though the charismatic Swiss player made her Grand Slam debut 12 years ago, she is yet to conquer that frontier. But the good news is, she believes her best is yet to come.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 3:23:40 PM

Indian cricket team in Delhi for felicitation (Lead, Changing Dateline)
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Indian cricket team, which registered a historic win in the triangular one-day series in Australia, landed here at around 2 pm Thursday. The team will be felicitated at a public function at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium later in the day.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 2:18:52 PM

Advani to spearhead Indian team for Asian Billiards (Lead, Changing Dateline)
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The defending world champion along with four other former champions, including India's Pankaj Advani, will participate in the Asian Billiards and Under-21 Asian Snooker Championships in Yangon. The Indian team will be announced Friday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 2:15:46 PM

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