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Jubilant grapplers want opponents to fear them

New Delhi: Inspired by established senior pros like Olympic hero Sushil Kumar, the new crop of Indian wrestlers made quite a statement at the World Championships with three medals and the sprightly y

Vijayshaurya triumphs


L.V.R. Deshmukh-trained Vijayshaurya was well ridden by P.S. Chouhan to win the Deccan Chronicle Gold Cup 2400 metres, the main event of races held here on Tuesday.

Bullet holds edge at Kolkata feature

R.V.Gowli-trained Bullet, who is in fine fettle, is expected to score in the Zipper Cup 1200 metres, the feature event of the races to be held here on Wednesday.

Runners for Thursday

The following are the runners for the races to be held here on Thursday.

1. The Bharachukki Plate 1400m 2:30 Pm: Fioritta 62.5, Super Silver 62, Always Love 61.5, Magical Filly 60.5, Diamond Star 60.5, Concentration 60, Emancipation 60, Amar Prem 59.5, Youre A Star 56.5, Leather Queen 56, Passage Of Time 53.5, Sugar Fairy 51.5.

Ocean Side, Riverdale shine

Santa Monica, Ocean Side and Riverdale impressed when the horses were exercised at Malakpet Race Course here on Tuesday.

Sethuraman back in contention

Grandmaster S.P. Sethuraman was back in the reckoning with a thumping victory over Antonios Pavlidis of Greece in the 10th round of the World Junior Chess Championship at Kocaeli, Turkey.

Vijayshaurya fancied

L.V.R. Deshmukh-trained Vijayshaurya, who finished second to stablemate Mystical Knight in his last run, is set to make amends in the Deccan Chronicle Gold Cup 2400 metres, the feature event of the races to be held on Tuesday. There are no false rails.

Stenson bags $11.4 million

Henrik Stenson knows better than most players how it feels to go from the depths of a slump to the elite in golf.
He’s done it twice now. And the second time was sweeter — and richer — than ever.

Vettel set for coronation

Over the past few weeks, Formula One fans and moviegoers around the world have been thrilled by Ron Howard’s account of the gripping 1976 title battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda in the biographical action film “Rush”.

Nada awaits details of Laxmi’s 2002 offence

The revelation of her doping offence came as an embarrassment for the nation ahead of the Asian athletics meet held in Pune this July. And now months after, the National Anti-Doping Agency is yet to start a hearing against shot putter Udaya Laxmi Peddinedi, once a top women quarter-miler, who has flouted anti-doping rules more than once.

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