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Shuttler Saina cracks top-20 of world ranking
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India's top women's shuttler Saina Nehwal received a major boost ahead of the Beijing Olympics in August as she cracked the top-20 singles ranking for the first time in her career.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 9:47:33 PM

Local girl Anwesha in quarter-finals of Chennai Open Squash
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) While the big guns blazed away in the ICL Chennai Open Squash tournament, local girl Anwesha Reddy reached the quarter-finals in the women's singles, here Thursday as also Harinderpal Singh who toppled sixth seed Shamshul Islam Khan of Pakistan to author the day's big upset.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 9:43:43 PM

Rashid takes five-shot lead in Lalit Suri Junior golf
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Young Rashid Khan, the 2007 Faldo Asian Junior series champion, carded a one-over 73 to take a five-shot lead at the end of the third round in the Lalit Suri Northern India Junior/Sub-Junior golf championship at the Army Golf Course here Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 9:38:44 PM

Archer Reena questions Olympics selection
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Archer Reena Kumari, who was left out of the Indian Olympic team after the trials in Kolkata last week, slammed the Archery Association of India (AAI) alleging several discrepancies in the selection process and claimed that she was not picked despite being the best performer in the other two trials.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 9:37:12 PM

Rallyist Gill set for comeback after injury
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) It has been eight months, four of those spent on crutches, since Gaurav Gill even sat in a Rally car much less drive it. Now, with the worst behind him, the 26-year old Indian Rally champion who had cut his motor sport teeth on a bike racer, is all set to restart his international career with a drive in the Rally of Hokkaido later this month in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution-9.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 7:52:56 PM

Gill in fray for Pirelli programme
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Indian rally champion Gaurav Gill has set his sights on securing a drive in the 2009 World Rally Championship (WRC) series through the Pirelli Star Driver programme that was launched this year by the Italian tyre giant.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 7:52:23 PM

Former footballers recall Kempaiah's dedication and hard work
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) India's former soccer stars Thursday paid rich tributes to Mariappa Kempaiah, describing him as a dedicated and hardworking midfielder famous for his never-say-die attitude. Kempaiah, who played in the 1956 and 1960 Olympics, passed away in Bangalore Wednesday.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 7:18:27 PM

Countdown begins for Commonwealth Youth Games
Pune, July 3 (IANS) With just 100 days to go for the Commonwealth Youth Games 2008, the Maharashtra government Thursday handed over the games venue here to the CYG organising committee.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 7:14:27 PM

Hero Honda Indian Open golf will offer $1 million prize money
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The 45th edition of the Hero Honda Indian Open golf tournament will carry a whopping $1 million prize money this year, it was announced by the sponsors Hero Honda Motors Ltd. here Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 6:31:48 PM

Olympian footballer Kempaiah passes away
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former India footballer Mariappa Kempaiah, who played in the 1956 and the 1960 Olympics, passed away in Bangalore, Wednesday.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 4:31:40 PM

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